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Haverhill: Clergyman charged with defrauding church

A clergyman is due to appear in court next month after he was charged with defrauding a church in west Suffolk.

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Suffolk: Consultation opens on new sites for travellers

People in Suffolk are being given a say on where three new travellers’ sites should be set up in the county.

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County Hall could become a new records office for Suffolk.

Ipswich: Could County Hall become the new Suffolk Records Office

Only a day after we revealed that the former County Hall building in St Helen’s Street in Ipswich is set to become the town’s new Register Office, it has emerged that the rest of the building could be a new Records Office for Suffolk.

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Flonker Jake Brayshaw-Williams tries to throw a wet rag at the opposing team during a game of dwile flonking at the White Lion's 8th Beer Festival

Ufford: White Lion’s beer festival to celebrate 20th annual ‘dwile flonking’ contest

The obscure sport of ‘dwile flonking’ will be taking centre stage at a Suffolk pub’s beer festival this weekend as it celebrates the 20th anniversary of an annual competition.

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Clacton: Man performs sex act in front of 17-year-old boy near Alton Park Junior School

Police in Clacton are appealing for witnesses after a man exposed himself to a teenager near Alton Park Junior School.

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Ben Gummer and Patrick McLoughlin at Ipswich station

Suffolk/Ipswich: MP Ben Gummer to lead the calls for no 3.5% rail fare increases

Ipswich MP and rail campaigner Ben Gummer is to lead the battle by commuters against possible rail fare increases next year.

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Traders are hoping for a late summer boost as excitement builds for two huge sporting weekends in Ipswich  attracting thousands of people to the town.

Ipswich: Traders hope for boost with Ipswich Town and Norwich City derby at Portman Road and Ipswich Cycling Weekend 2014

Traders are hoping for a late summer boost as excitement builds for two huge sporting weekends in Ipswich – attracting thousands of people to the town.

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Sizewell/Hacheston: EDF Energy called upon rethink park and ride proposal

The energy company behind plans for a nuclear power plant in east Suffolk has been called upon to reconsider its “inappropriate” transport proposals associated with the project.

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Martin Weale, an independent member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, who was one of two members to back a 0.25% rise in interest rates at this month's meeting.

Economy: Two members of the MPC back an immediate rise in interest rates

Two members of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee (MPC) have broken ranks and voted for a 0.25% rise in interest rates, it emerged today.

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Balfour Beatty has rejected the latest merger approach from rival Carillion.

Construction: Balfour Beatty rejects further approach over merger with Carillion

Balfour Beatty today rejected a last-ditch attempt by Carillion to keep alive the prospect of a £3billion merger, a day before the deadline for any deal expires.

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Royal Bank of Scotland has published its Regional Growth Tracker report for the second quarter of 2014.

East Anglia: Region’s output growing fast but still below pre-crisis peak, says RBS Regional Growth Tracker

The East of England was the fourth fastest growing region in England during the second quarter of 2014, according to analysis by Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Flonker Jake Brayshaw-Williams tries to throw a wet rag at the opposing team during a game of dwile flonking at the White Lion's 8th Beer Festival

Ufford: White Lion’s beer festival to celebrate 20th annual ‘dwile flonking’ contest

The obscure sport of ‘dwile flonking’ will be taking centre stage at a Suffolk pub’s beer festival this weekend as it celebrates the 20th anniversary of an annual competition.

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    People signing up to the Better Broadband for Norfolk Campaign in 2012. Photo : Steve Adams

    Business leaders hail broadband boost for north Norfolk

    Businesses, holidaymakers and homeowners across north Norfolk will benefit from superfast broadband thanks to a £2m windfall.

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    The rock album is on the decline say music experts. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke says albums make music far more varied

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      Suffolk: Consultation opens on new sites for travellers

      People in Suffolk are being given a say on where three new travellers’ sites should be set up in the county.

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Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham. PHOTO: PAGEPIX LTD

MATCH REPORT & GALLERY: Birmingham City 2 Ipswich Town 2

Birmingham v Ipswich: Christophe Berra twice played Ipswich Town’s get of jail free card at St Andrew’s as Mick McCarthy’s men somehow escaped with a share of the spoils.

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Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham. PHOTOS: PAGEPIX LTD

REACTION: Berra’s last-gasp leveller will make a ‘huge difference’ to Ipswich Town’s derby day preparations

Birmingham v Ipswich: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says Christophe Berra’s last-gasp leveller at Birmingham City will make a ‘huge difference’ to his side’s preparations for the visit of East Anglian rivals Norwich City on Saturday.

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Christophe Berra celebrates his second equaliser at Birmingham. PHOTO: PAGEPIX LTD

MATCH REPORT & GALLERY: Birmingham City 2 Ipswich Town 2

Birmingham v Ipswich: Christophe Berra twice played Ipswich Town’s get of jail free card at St Andrew’s as Mick McCarthy’s men somehow escaped with a share of the spoils.

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Ipswich Town webchat on Wednesday at 12noon

DERBY DAY: Webchat special with Stuart Watson at 12noon today!

Ipswich Town will host Norwich City at Portman Road on Saturday in the first Anglian derby since 2011 – and you can have your say on the fixture in a special webchat at 12noon today.

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DERBY DAY: Norwich City set to be without Leroy Fer and Martin Olsson at Portman Road

Norwich will be weakened on two fronts for this weekend’s derby game with Ipswich, with the departure of star midfielder Leroy Fer and a ban for key defender Martin Olsson.

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Mick McCarthy leads his team to Birmingham tonight

FAN PREVIEW AND POLL: Ipswich Town set for a point at Birmingham tonight

Ipswich travel to Birmingham City tonight to try and pick up our first away points of the season, after Saturday’s disappointment at Reading. And if I’m being honest, I would be surprised if we came away with a victory.

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Manager Joe Dunne, pictured during tonight's 2-1 defeat at Notts County

‘I thought we dominated the game’ – insists Colchester United manager Joe Dunne

Joe Dunne was a frustrated man after watching his side dominate at Notts County tonight, only to suffer a 2-1 defeat.

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Colchester United welcome back two for Notts County jaunt

Colchester United will welcome back two of their first team regulars for tonight’s trip to injury-hit Notts County.

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