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Crash on the B1116 Main Road between Parham and Framlingham

Parham: Driver walks away from hedge crash unharmed

A driver escaped uninjured after the car she was driving left a Suffolk road and ended up in a hedge.

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Mildenhall Lodge Care Home.

Mildenhall: ‘Teething problems’ blamed for damning CQC report on Mildenhall Lodge care home

‘Teething problems’ have been blamed for failing to ensure the safety and welfare of residents at Mildenhall Lodge care home after a damning report identified multiple failures.

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Essex: Lollipop recruitment drive four months after posts were set to be axed

A recruitment drive for lollipop ladies has been launched in Essex – just four months after proposals to axe more than 50 of the posts were scrapped.

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Travel: Major delays to train services to and from London Liverpool Street because of trespasser at station

Rail commuters are facing major delays tonight due to a trespasser at London Liverpool Street.

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Vix Maceachen's burnt out VW Beetle

Combs Ford: Mum vows to never travel without fire extinguisher after car explodes near petrol station

A charred shell is all that remains of the car seat used by Vix Maceachen’s three-year-old daughter after her car burst into flames outside a petrol station early this morning.

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Ipswich: Former world’s fattest man, Paul Mason, to travel to America after finally getting visa

An Ipswich man once dubbed the world’s has said he is adamant he will never go back to binge eating after enduring a tough few months waiting for a health visa to America to be granted.

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Karen Smart, Director of Customer Service at Stansted Airport; Andrew Harrison, Managing Director Stansted Airport; Beth Brewster, M.A.G Retail Director and Charlie Cornish, MAG Chief Executive

Stansted: Airport targets long-haul operators as £80m terminal upgrade continues

Bosses at Stansted Airport aim to get long haul operators on board within the next couple of years as they forge ahead with a major £80million upgrade of its celebrated Norman Foster-designed building.

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Sam Stinton of JS Group; Dusty Amroliwala OBE deputy vice chancellor and chief operating officer at the University of East London (UEL)  and Guy Watts, managing diirector of Ipswich-based Getech

Ipswich: Education reseller Getech clinches £1m pioneering deal to provide personalised tablets to University of East London students

An Ipswich-based firm is celebrating a £1million deal to supply electronic equipment to a London university.

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An artist's impression of the proposed development.

Bramford: Former Fisons factory gets green light for major renovation with new jobs and homes to be created

One of the largest listed buildings in Suffolk is to be transformed as part of a major new £20million project which is set to create jobs and provide new homes.

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The Smart421 offices at North Felaw Maltings in Ipswich.

Ipswich: Smart421 owner KCOM reports first half ‘in line with expectations’

Communications and systems integration group KCOM, which includes Ipswich-based Smart421, said today it had performed “in line with expectations” during the first half of its current financial year.

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Tom Bell, Sawdays, Martine Crepy and Regis Crepy, owners of the Great House, Lavenham, Thierry Pennec, General Manager of the Great House

Lavenham: Hotel scoops ‘Fabulous Food’ accolade in Alastair Sawday’s British Hotel Guide

A 15th century hotel-restaurant based in Lavenham is celebrating after scooping an accolade in a respected guide.

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Private Peaceful which is being performed at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich.

Review: Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo, adapted & directed by Simon Reade, New Wolsey Theatre, until October 1

That a single actor can sustain attention from a predominantly young audience for two hours is a tribute to both the writing and the delivery. Private Peaceful was written for older children but its story and message is for everyone and lone actor Andy Daniel brought home the story of one young soldier that spoke for many more.

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    Since launching in May last year, the BBSP has now provided superfast broadband to 44,554 properties. It means the scheme is closing in on its target of connecting around 100,000 homes and businesses to fibre-based broadband by the end of 2015.

    Suffolk: Broadband boffins work towards broadband speed boost

    Suffolk-based telecommunications specialists think they may have found a way of increasing broadband speeds through existing copper wires.

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        Essex: Lollipop recruitment drive four months after posts were set to be axed

        A recruitment drive for lollipop ladies has been launched in Essex – just four months after proposals to axe more than 50 of the posts were scrapped.

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Residents in Shingle Street all baked cakes that looked like their houses in an effort to raise funds to preserve the beauty of the area.
Organisers Richard and Catherine Lindsay-Davis with their cake in front of their house.

Gallery: Neighbours recreate Shingle Street hamlet in cake

Suffolk’s beautiful seaside hamlet of Shingle Street has often been described as charming and picturesque – but never before has it been called tasty.

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Celebrating local food and drink this Autumn

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Make the most of your garden with our Independent Living aids

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Ipswich Town See all

Jay Tabb gets to a header before Sheffield Wednesday's Liam Palmer

BIG MATCH PREVIEW: Sheffield Wednesday v Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town travel to a happy hunting ground tonight, when they take on Sheffield Wednesday, at Hillsborough.

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Jonny Williams

Ipswich Town new boy likely to start at Sheffield Wednesday and be permanent fixture in team

Jonny Williams is set to make his second bow for Ipswich Town at Sheffield Wednesday tonight, as Mick McCarthy continues to tinker with a winning formula.

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Ipswich Town Supporters’ Club to hold first social event of season at The Dove Street Inn

The official Ipswich Town Supporters’ Club is holding its first social event of the season on Monday, October 27.

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Mick McCarthy

MATCH PREVIEW: Ipswich Town boss wary of Sheffield Wednesday’s strike duo

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy will pit his managerial wits against his former Barnsley team-mate when the Blues travel to Sheffield Wednesday tonight.

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Priti Patel, MP for Witham

Essex: MP warned not to use planning as a ‘political football’ in row over Colchester United’s Tiptree training ground

An Essex MP has been urged not to make planning a “political football” in a row over Colchester United’s training ground.

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Rhys Healey is mobbed after scoring on his debut at Crewe on Saturday

‘I just have to wait for my time to come now’ – Colchester United loanee Rhys Healey

Rhys Healey was “buzzing,” after marking his Colchester United debut with a goal in Saturday’s 3-0 win at bottom club Crewe.

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Rhys Healey scoring on his debut at Crewe on Saturday

Freddie Sears hails Colchester United debutant Rhys Healey

Colchester United’s Freddie Sears was full of praise for fellow striker Rhys Healey, following Saturday’s terrific 3-0 win at bottom club Crewe.

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