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Marco Pierre White looks set to sell The Angel in Lavenham

Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White looks set to leave The Angel Hotel in Lavenham after a turbulent three years at the helm.

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Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre 2013.

Poll: Organisers of Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fair have ‘every confidence’ the event is safe in face of concerns

The organisers of a Christmas fair which brings 100,000 people into Bury St Edmunds have defended the event against criticism it is getting too big.

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A driver has been taken to hospital after an accident on the A14

Driver taken to hospital after A14 crash near Rougham

A driver has been taken to hospital with minor injuries after their car left the A14 in Suffolk and crashed into a tree.

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Darth Vader actor David Prowse, coming to Bury St Edmunds' Time and Space this weekend

Darth Vader joins Bury St Edmunds side - Star Wars’ actor David Prowse to make appearance at Moyse’s Hall Museum this weekend

Dark lord of the Sith Darth Vader, aka David Prowse, is coming to Bury St Edmunds’ Time and Space Sci-fi exhibition. The Star Wars icon talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage

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Image shows moment Daniel Webster punches a man on the tracks at Chelmsford Railway Station

National charity condemns attack on deafblind Ipswich man by Essex thugs

A national deafblind charity has condemned the attack on an Ipswich man which saw him pushed onto a railway track.

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Clacton man charged with murder of fellow Essex resident in Grimsby

A Clacton man has appeared in court today charged with the murder of his older brother, also from the town.

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Magners cider maker C&C has tabled a takeover offer for pub company Spirit to rival that from Greene King.

Magners cider group C&C attempts to gatecrash Greene King talks with Spirit

Pub company Spirit has rejected an attempt by the Irish-based drinks group C&C to gatecrash its takeover talks with Greene King.

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From left, Terry Hunt (editor of EADT & Ipswich Star), Robert Rous (chairman of the SAA), Richard Cook from HSBC (sponsors of the awards), Peter Over (SAA) and Suffolk Show director Bill Baker  at the Suffolk Agricultural Awards at Trinity Park, Ipswich.
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East Anglia: SAA Suffolk Agricultural Awards celebrate excellence and enterprise

A fruit and flower farm which blossomed into a nursery school, retail outlet, fencing company and contract hire swimming pool was among the main winners at a regional awards event celebrating East Anglia’s top farm businesses and diversification projects last night.

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Kentford: New look and record trade fro AJN Steelstock

Steel stockholder AJN Steelstock, based at Kentford, near Newmarket, has completed a company-wide rebrand aimed at helping it to build on a record period of growth.

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne.

Economy: Rate of GDP growth dips after slowdown in both services and manufacturing

The pace of the UK recovery slowed in the third quarter of the year as manufacturing posted its weakest performance since the start of 2013, official figures showed today.

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Aerial picuture showing the New Cut (left) and the lock gates (right) which would be crossed by the new bridge over the Orwell.

Video: New “Enterprise Island” could transform Ipswich Waterfront

A multi-million pound new business area in the heart of the Waterfront could transform Ipswich’s business prospects over the next decade.

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Darth Vader actor David Prowse, coming to Bury St Edmunds' Time and Space this weekend

Darth Vader joins Bury St Edmunds side - Star Wars’ actor David Prowse to make appearance at Moyse’s Hall Museum this weekend

Dark lord of the Sith Darth Vader, aka David Prowse, is coming to Bury St Edmunds’ Time and Space Sci-fi exhibition. The Star Wars icon talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage

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    What attracts you to a man –his soft top or his spanner?

    Hello, young man, I notice you can change a tyre... will you marry me?”

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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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        Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre 2013.

        Poll: Organisers of Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fair have ‘every confidence’ the event is safe in face of concerns

        The organisers of a Christmas fair which brings 100,000 people into Bury St Edmunds have defended the event against criticism it is getting too big.

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From Japanese Taiko drumming to South African Gumboot Dancing  pupils at Finborough School took part in a range of workshops at the school first ever International Festival. Left to right, Fee Moody and Alice Crabb.

Gallery: Pupils from Finborough School, near Stowmarket, learn about different cultures at International Festival

For one day only a private school went all international – with pupils learning about different cultures, from Bollywood dancing to Japanese drumming.

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Williams and Bru both injury doubts, Smith will replace Mings against Huddersfield

Midfield duo Jonny Williams and Kevin Bru are both injury doubts for Ipswich Town ahead of tomorrow’s Championship visit of Huddersfield Town.

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Craig Bellamy’s son on trial at Ipswich Town

The son of former Norwich City striker Craig Bellamy – Ellis – is currently on trial at Ipswich Town.

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Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy

Settled and happy, Daryl Murphy insists he’s in the form of his life

Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy is targeting his best-ever goals tally for a season after hitting the form of his life.

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Jonathan Parr

‘Play on the right or do one’ – Mick McCarthy’s early message to Jonathan Parr

He may well return to his favoured position tomorrow, but Jonathan Parr shouldn’t get too comfortable there.

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Roy Keane, pictured in the blue of Ipswich Town

Roy Keane tried to change the colour of Ipswich Town’s home shirts

Former Ipswich Town boss Roy Keane has revealed that he asked owner Marcus Evans if he could change the colour of the club’s home shirts during his time in charge.

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Dan Holman, who has gone out on loan at Aldershot

Colchester United striker Dan Holman signs on loan for Aldershot

Colchester United front-runner Dan Holman, still without a start this season, has signed on loan for Conference club Aldershot.

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Freddie Sears

Freddie Sears and Sam Walker in contract talks at Colchester United

Star striker Freddie Sears is in talks with Colchester United, about a possible new contract.

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Elliott Hewitt, in action for the U's at Scunthorpe

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy set to give the green light to Elliott Hewitt loan extension with U’s

Ipswich Town boss, Mick McCarthy, has revealed that he would be happy for Elliott Hewitt’s loan stay at Colchester United to be extended beyond the initial one-month deal.

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