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The coldsnap that has gripped Suffolk and north Essex this weekend is to continue over coming days, forecasters have warned.

Do you know someone who lives in Ipswich who is a hit on Instagram? Or a blogger or vlogger that loves shouting about what Suffolk has to offer?

Families and supporters of Friends of the Earth gathered in Ipswich on Saturday afternoon to clear up the area around Cardinal Park.

Earlier this week it was revealed the Scottish FA are expected to ban children from heading footballs - but should Suffolk follow suit?

Are you taking part in Veganuary? Or just looking to try something a bit different? Take a look at our roundup of seven places to try vegan sausage rolls in Suffolk, including Portman Road stadium and even West Suffolk Hospital.

Brave Suffolk soldier spent 18 hours dodging artillery fire, machine-gun bullets and snipers during critical mission

A man will appear in court today charged with the murder of a woman in Newmarket.

A drug-dealer, a burglar who targeted elderly women and a drunk hospital visitor who stole laughing gas from an ambulance are among the criminals who have been sentenced to time in prison this week.

Icy weather is on its way to Suffolk and north Essex - with parts of East Anglia set to endure plunging temperatures of as low as -5C.

Major plans to boost Suffolk's literacy are in the pipeline, as the county's education chiefs aim to team up with a leading charity.

A new homes competition, solar power plant and better council provision in the district are ideas which opposition groups at a Suffolk authority have called for.

Plans have been unveiled to bring up to 20 council sites forward for housing developments - with nearly £11 million pledged to kick start the scheme.

A 29-year-old mum from Sudbury is giving a new lease of life to a police station by opening her "dream" body piercing shop, after years of caring for her late grandmother.

A newly married couple from Bury St Edmunds are starting off their life together by getting into shape - with the help of Channel 4's How to Lose Weight Well.

A plea hearing for a teenager accused of attempting to murder a woman who suffered multiple stab wounds during a knife attack in Needham Market has been adjourned to allow a psychiatric report to be prepared on him.

More than 1,000 people are expected to visit an unusual Ipswich vintage sale, where shoppers pay for pre-loved, retro clothing items by weight.

Suffolk will be gracing the screens both big and small once again in 2020 after a busy year. Local democracy reporter Jason Noble spoke to Screen Suffolk to find out what you can expect to see in the year ahead.

Fraudsters are targeting elderly and vulnerable people in Suffolk by pretending to be police officers or bank officials, it has been warned.

A plea has been made by Mid Suffolk's Green party for more to be done for Stowmarket, amid warnings it will not thrive without help.

Bosses from Greater Anglia are being invited to Suffolk County Council to explain what has happened during the difficult roll-out of their new trains over the winter.

The jury in the trial of a 42-year-old Stowmarket man accused of assaulting his partner has been discharged for legal reasons.

Wintry showers could arrive in Suffolk and north Essex next week, weather forecasters predict, following this week's high winds and rain.

Today we're inviting schools to sign up to our brilliant new Plant to Plate initiative - in which they can win thousands of pounds of gardening products.

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Needham Market 1

Nuneaton Borough 3

The Marketmen came into this game looking to make it three home wins out of three in 2020, but they were unable to match the dogged performance produced by the Midlands outfit, writes Paul Munn.

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they look into their crystal ball.

Newmarket Town are enjoying a fine season in Thurlow Nunn Premier and are up to second after an impressive run of results.

Stowmarket Town defender Tom Bullard has said his side will be going for it 'on all fronts' as the old Gold and Blacks continue their extraordinary season.

Stowmarket Town have been drawn away at Wroxham in the last 16 of the FA Vase, following this lunchtime's fifth round draw.

A rugby match honouring a soldier who died ten years ago in Afghanistan raised more than £1,000 for charity.

Woodbridge Town captain Sean Rea is hoping his side's FA Vase performances can see them through to the last 16 of this season's competition.

Faced with some fiendish off-camber corners in the Stow Scramble at Haughley, women's winner Imogen Chastell did not hesitate to dismount and run, swirling her bike round in her wake, writes Fergus Muir.

Nico Covatti is the sixth member of Ipswich 'Tru Plant' Witches team of 2020, writes Henry Chard.

MIKE BACON takes a look at the goings-on at Ipswich Town and admits it's tough going right now!

A 'phenomenal' number of runners kick-started the new year with a morning run beside the sea - and smashed a record along the way.

Ipswich Witches have reached seven major finals in the past decade and lost them all. It's been frustrating... But still entertaining. MIKE BACON looks back.

It was a sensational speedway season for Ipswich Witches in 2019. MIKE BACON looks back...

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Needham Market 1

St Ives Town 1

Another frustrating day for the Marketmen at Bloomfields, as they had the lion's share of possession and created a hatful of chances but could not see off St Ives, who earned a point with a late leveller, writes Paul Munn.

Join host MIKE BACON and guests as they talk speedway at Ipswich Witches over the last 10 years..... and longer!

Two young East Anglian cyclo-cross riders have rounded off their National Trophy campaigns with a flourish - scoring their best results in the final round of the series in York, writes Fergus Muir.

Ipswich 'Tru Plant' Witches have announced Nicolai Klindt as their third signing of the 2020 season.

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