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The We Love Bury St Edmunds supporters photo bomb the statue of St Edmund celebrating over a year since the group was born - founder James Sheen

Andy Abbott reports on how Facebook group “We Love Bury St Edmunds” has brought thousands of people together from across the globe.

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16:41
Police have sealed off Stone Street in Crowfield after concerns for the welfare of a man at a property in the village.

A stand-off with a man believed to be armed in Crowfield which has been ongoing since 11.15pm on Monday has been resolved peacefully, police have said.

18:02
Ex Royal Air Force Serviceman Richard Philpotts, of Stowmarket, Suffolk was sentenced on 16 January 2017 to three years’ imprisonment following conviction in relation to a single victim of one offence of indecent assault on a child below the age of 14, committed between 1986 and 1987.

A former RAF corporal and scout master has been jailed at a court martial for three years for the sexual abuse of a boy scout more than 30 years ago in Germany.

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday January 18, 2017. See PA story POLITICS PMQs May. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

People must take flood warnings seriously, the Prime Minister has said after the region was put on high alert over a tidal surge last week.

A120 at Marks Tey

A potential new dualled A120 route between Braintree and Marks Tey will cost between £475million and £825m, it was announced yesterday.

Campaigner Jill Reece on the barrow crossing at Halesworth Station.

Work will be carried out next week to install gates at a station crossing on the east Suffolk rail line after campaigners fought off moves to close it.

17:13
The launch of the trial at Sudbury fire station

Lives have been saved as a result of a pilot scheme which has seen cardiac arrest emergencies in parts of the county dealt with by firefighters.

Ipswich Town

13:57
Mick McCarthy walks off the pitch at Sincil Bank last night

This morning, in the wake of the most humiliating night in Ipswich Town’s history, we ask - is it time for boss Mick McCarthy to go?

Luke Waterfall brings out a fine save from Dean Gerken

Lincoln City skipper Luke Waterfall said it was no coincidence that the Imps overturned Ipswich Town at Sincil Bank, having impressed in the original tie, a 2-2 draw at Portman Road.

14:32
Ipswich Manager Mick McCarthy at Portman Road for the FA Cup match with Lincoln City

With Mick McCarthy enduring the most dismal period of his reign at Ipswich Town, and with increasing fan pressure on him to quit his job, CHRIS BRAMMER looks back at the Blues boss’ time in charge at Portman Road and remembers a time when it wasn’t all bad.

Jonathan Douglas makes his way off the pitch after the defeat to Lincoln

Mick McCarthy was embarrassed. The fans were embarrassed.

12:28
Town fans at Sincil bank for the defeat against Non-League Lincoln City

Almost five million people witnessed the most humiliating night in Ipswich Town’s history live on television last night as the club crashed out of the FA Cup to Lincoln City.

A stoney faced Mick McCarthy makes his way to the dressing rooms at half-time with the FA Cup tie at 1-1. 07/01/17

Ipswich Town managing director Ian Milne has urged disgruntled Blues fans to stick with manager Mick McCarthy, following the embarrassing 1-0 FA Cup defeat at Lincoln City last night.

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14:44
Grand Opening of M&S Simply Food at Martlesham back in 2013

Marks & Spencer is expanding its food store in Martlesham Heath - adding nearly two thirds more shopping space to the food hall.

Clare Jackson and John Omerod,  the new owners of Lawson's in Aldeburgh.

A celebrated Aldeburgh delicatessen is being taken over by a father and daughter team.

Peter Tuvey of Fleximize.

Suffolk entrepreneur Peter Tuvey is managing partner at Fleximize, an alternative finance provider for small firms and start-ups based in Ipswich. He tells Duncan Brodie how his career brought him into business finance.

A Suffolk brewer is toasting a new deal in America.

16:15

A-Plan Insurance plans to celebrate the opening of its latest branch, at 35-36 Brentgovel Street in Bury St Edmunds – with a visit by the 1966 Batmobile.

EA Life

Yesterday, 15:33
Debt is an increasing problem for many

I may be accused of being a ‘Remoaner’, determined to be negative about Britain’s post-EU prospects, but I can’t help thinking the next few years might be financially bumpy for a lot of people when the reality of Brexit kicks in.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Bella Singleton models one of the scarves in her collection for Tate Modern

It’s just 10 years since fashion designer Bella Singleton finished secondary school studies in Suffolk.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Children from three Suffolk primary schools outside the Kenyan High Commission in London

An education project that was the brainchild of a former Suffolk headteacher is helping local schools understand the lives of children almost 7,000 miles away in a remote part of Kenya. Sheena Grant reports

Monday, January 9, 2017

One day almost two years ago, Elene Marsden bought a pair of boots from a charity shop and when she got home she felt she just had to tell the world about them.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Forget most of what you thought you knew about dieting and healthy eating, says nutritionist Juliette Bryant.

What's On

Comedian Jim Davidson

Comedian Jim Davidson talks about latest tour 40 Years On, the highs and lows, being deliberately provocative and his charity work ahead of Ipswich Regent show.

From The Jam, featuring Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings, head to Bury St Edmunds this month. Photo: Derek D'Souza

Bruce Foxton talks about reforming The Jam, his mate Paul Weller and trying to grow old gracefully ahead of From The Jam’s visit to The Apex this week.

Yesterday, 17:26
Bury St Edmunds is featured on  Come Dine With Me

The hit TV show Come Dine With Me will feature four contestants from Bury St Edmunds when it airs on Channel 4 tonight.

Mon, 12:09

Top alternative rock band Elbow are the latest addition to the Thetford Forest summer concert line-up this year.

Friday, January 13, 2017

A teenage singer-songwriter from Suffolk has started a crowdfunding campaign to help her release her first album.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Chart-toppers Little Mix have been unveiled as the latest act to perform in Newmarket this summer.

Colchester United

Chris Porter celebrates his goal against Carlisle, with team-mates Tom Eastman and Kurtis Guthrie, in the U's last home match

Colchester United’s first team will next be in action on home turf on Tuesday, February 7, when play-off rivals Wycombe Wanderers visit the Community Stadium for a rearranged League Two fixture, although that too might have to be rescheduled.

Yesterday, 07:59
U's boss John McGreal clenches his fist after his side secured a point from a 1-1 draw at Newport on Saturday

The sign of a good team is one that is still picking up points, when playing well below their best.

Mon, 12:36
A flashback to Tom Eastman slotting home Colchester United's first goal of the season, in the opening day 1-1 draw at Hartlepool

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, was full of praise for centre-half Tom Eastman after Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Newport County.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Colchedster United’s flying right wing-back, Richard Brindley, was happy with his side’s point from Saturday’s ugly 1-1 draw at Newport.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Colchester United boss John McGreal described today’s 1-1 draw at bottom club Newport County as a “hard-earned point.”

Saturday, January 14, 2017

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