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Clacton: Man arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure and sexual touching

Police have arrested a 43-year-old Clacton man on suspicion of indecent exposure and sexual touching.

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Actor Keeley Hawes recieves an honorary degree from UCS.

Video: Actress Keeley Hawes proud to pick up honorary doctorate from UCS in front of her children and husband Matthew Macfadyen

The latest graduate of University Campus Suffolk has said she was “completely stunned” when told she would be honoured by the institution six months ago.

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Bury St Edmunds: Fire service called to fire at the Fox Inn

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire at the Fox Inn in Bury St Edmunds this evening.

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Parts of Suffolk were flooded at high tide on Wednesday 22nd October. Places included Southwold Harbour and parts of Aldeburgh golf course.
The Coast Guards were on stand by at Snape.

Gallery: Floods threaten Suffolk’s coastal communities

Flood defences along Suffolk’s coast stood firm against the threat of breaching, which today spread panic among communities still reeling from the devastation of December’s storm surge.

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An e-fit of the man who made off with takings from the charity shop in Ipswich

Ipswich: E-fit released of man who made off with takings from Suffolk Animal Rescue charity shop

Police have released an e-fit likeness of a man who made off with takings from a charity shop in Ipswich on Monday.

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The official opening of the Gateway building at West Suffolk College in Bury. L-R: Lord Tollemache, Dr Nikos Savvas college principal) and Richard Carter (chair of the governing body).

Bury St Edmunds: Lord Tollemache opens West Suffolk College Gateway building designed by former student

The gates of Bury St Edmunds are long gone, living on only in today’s street names - Northgate, Southgate, Eastgate, Westgate and Risbygate.

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More than 50 employees of town centre businesses have become qualified first-aiders thanks to a free training programme from the Business Improvement District (BID) Ourburystedmunds.

Bury St Edmunds: Free training sees town centre staff learn vital first aid skills

There are now 55 more qualified first aiders in town centre workplaces in Bury St Edmunds thanks to a free training programme.

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Sizewell C, artist's impression

Sizewell/Darsham: Why are homeowners preparing to launch a class action lawsuit against EDF Energy and the government over Sizewell C?

Homeowners who claim power plant proposals have left their properties unsaleable are preparing a class action lawsuit against those involved in the project.

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Homebase is to cut its estate of stores by around 25% over the next four years.

Update: Homebase to close around 80 stores by 2018

DIY chain Homebase is to close a quarter of its stores and has ditched its boss after a review by parent company Home Retail Group found failings in its sales performance.

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Mike Tye, chief executive of Spirit Pub Company

Leisure: Spirit reports surge in profits as talks continue over takeover offer from Greene King

A surge in profits kept Chef & Brewer owner Spirit in the takeover spotlight today as it prepares to back a £725million bid by Bury St Edmunds-based Greene King.

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SLP's last major project, a  2,000 tonnes six storey living accomodation module, leaving Lowestoft in May this year.

Lowestoft: New offshore wind project secures 300 jobs at Sembmarine SLP

A major offshore windfarm contract has secured nearly two years’ employment for up to 300 staff at Lowestoft-based Sembmarine SLP.

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Is Landguard Fort haunted?

Video: Suffolk’s rich history of folklore and mystery brought to life in time for Halloween festivities

Captivating stories of green children appearing in Woolpit and mysterious sightings of a solitary soldier at Landguard Fort have been made into a series of films as part of a new bid to draw tourists to Suffolk.

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  • Three Men In A Boat, by Jerome K Jerome, adapted by Craig Gilbert, Original Theatre Company, New Wolsey Theatre, until Oct 25
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    What attracts you to a man –his soft top or his spanner?

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    Mark Bee at a broadband box, watched by Bill Murphy of BT and Waveney MP Peter Aldous.

    Suffolk: Broadband investment backed by county’s cabinet

    The county council is to give another £10million to extend rural broadband coverage across Suffolk – bringing 95% of properties within reach of superfast speeds by the end of 2017.

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      Josie Hayes is a solicitor , but also a gymnastics coach and trains some of the county's elite gymnasts. L-R Sofia Brooks, Emma Wilkinson, Josie Hayes, Mya Patel and Ruby Keeley.

      ‘I love what I do’

      By the time Josie Hayes reached the tender age of 14, her short career as a gymnast was drawing to a close.

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        A public meeting about the proposed merger of two secondary schools in Witham is being held by the town’s MP.

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Actor Keeley Hawes recieves an honorary degree from UCS.

Video: Actress Keeley Hawes proud to pick up honorary doctorate from UCS in front of her children and husband Matthew Macfadyen

The latest graduate of University Campus Suffolk has said she was “completely stunned” when told she would be honoured by the institution six months ago.

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Ipswich Town See all

Christophe Berra after the final whistle at Cardiff

GALLERY & REACTION: ‘Our worst performance of the season – they should have played circus music for the second goal,’ Mick McCarthy not happy after Ipswich Town lose 3-1 at Cardiff City

Cardiff v Ipswich: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy labelled tonight’s 3-1 defeat at Cardiff City as his side’s worst performance of the season.

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Daryl Murphyholds his head after defeat at Cardiff. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

GALLERY & MATCH REPORT: Cardiff City 3 Ipswich Town 1

Cardiff v Ipswich: Ipswich Town’s eight-game unbeaten streak was brought to an end as Cardiff City came-from-behind to record a 3-1 home victory.

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Ipswich Town loanee Jonny Williams

BIG INTERVIEW: Jonny Williams on the prospect of extending his Ipswich Town stay, wearing the No.50 shirt and being inspired by Real Madrid star Gareth Bale

Ipswich Town will look to extend their eight-match Championship unbeaten run at Cardiff City tonight. STUART WATSON spoke to loan star Jonny Williams.

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Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy

Consistency could be Ipswich Town’s biggest weapon this season, says Mick McCarthy

‘Consistency’ – it may not be the sexiest word in football, but it’s the quality that could take Ipswich Town all the way to the Championship play-off places and beyond.

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Murphy, Chambers and Bishop all back in contention ahead of Cardiff trip

Daryl Murphy, Luke Chambers and Teddy Bishop are all back in contention for a place in the Ipswich Town squad ahead of the Blues’ Championship match at Cardiff City tomorrow night.

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Karl Duguid

U’s legend Karl Duguid leaves the club – and looks to pull on his boots again

Colchester United legend and current youth team coach Karl Duguid is leaving the Club.

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Colchester United boss Tony Humes

GALLERY & REACTION: “They were fantastic goals” enthuses Colchester United boss Tony Humes after win over Chesterfield

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, described the second-half strikes by Rhys Healey and Freddie Sears as “fantastic goals,” following tonight’s comeback 2-1 win over Chesterfield at a chilly Weston Homes Community Stadium.

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Freddie Sears celebrates scoring the winner with his Colchester United team-mates against Chesterfield

GALLERY & REPORT: A late rocket from Freddie Sears secures a fine comeback win for Colchester United over Chesterfield

Colchester United 2 Chesterfield 1

Freddie Sears crashed home a spectacular late winner as Colchester United completed a fine comeback, against Chesterfield tonight.

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