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A copy of the Magna Carta arrives at St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury where it will be on display.

Gallery: Original copy of Magna Carta arrives in Bury St Edmunds

An original 1215 copy of the Magna Carta has now been installed at St Edmundsbury Cathedral ahead of an exhibition which will give people from the area a rare opportunity to see it.

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Ryan Noakes, left of centre, was one of five students who cooked lunch for Playford Court residents

Sudbury: Tributes to teenage crash victim Ryan Noakes

Tributes have been paid to an “immensely likeable” teenager who died a fortnight after suffering life-threatening injuries in a crash close to his home.

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James Attfield, who was murdered in Colchester.

Colchester: Man arrested in connection with murder of James Attfield

Police have arrested a 27-year-old Colchester man in connection with their investigation into the murder of James Attfield.

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Fears that cocaine, heroin and cannabis have become more attractive to take

Suffolk: Rise in number of young addicts seeking treatment as drug arrests of the young increase

A proliferation of drugs has led to rising numbers of Suffolk drug addicts seeking treatment at a younger age, according to a leading counsellor.

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Front: Tendring District Council’'s councillor for partnerships Lynda McWilliams, Essex University Vice-Chancellor Professor Anthony Forster, Colchester Borough Council leader cllr Anne Turrell & Essex County Council deputy leader and councillor for economic growth Kevin Bentley.  Back: University registrar Bryn Morris, Essex’ University director of estate management Simon Neale, Tendring District Council business manager Jon Barber, Colchester Borough Council councillor for business Paul Smith, Haven Gateway Partnership chairman and South East Local Enterprise Partnership vice-chairman George Kieffer, economic growth and regeneration manager at Essex County Council Helen Code, strategic director, commercial and place at Colchester Borough Council Ian Vipond, and Colchester borough councillor for regeneration Nick Barlow.

Essex: New deal signed between university and councils

Essex University and councils in north Essex have signed an agreement to work closely together to drive economic growth in the area.

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Glemsford Post Office was ram raided in the early hours of this morning. A cash machine was dragged from the post office and loaded into a vehicle.

Glemsford: Post Office ram raiders who tried to pull cash machine out of the wall are jailed

Three men who were part of an organised crime group which carried out a spate of burglaries at business premises across East Anglia, including a ram raid at Glemsford Post Office, have been given jail sentences totalling more than 14 years.

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Front: Tendring District Council’'s councillor for partnerships Lynda McWilliams, Essex University Vice-Chancellor Professor Anthony Forster, Colchester Borough Council leader cllr Anne Turrell & Essex County Council deputy leader and councillor for economic growth Kevin Bentley.  Back: University registrar Bryn Morris, Essex’ University director of estate management Simon Neale, Tendring District Council business manager Jon Barber, Colchester Borough Council councillor for business Paul Smith, Haven Gateway Partnership chairman and South East Local Enterprise Partnership vice-chairman George Kieffer, economic growth and regeneration manager at Essex County Council Helen Code, strategic director, commercial and place at Colchester Borough Council Ian Vipond, and Colchester borough councillor for regeneration Nick Barlow.

Essex: New deal signed between university and councils

Essex University and councils in north Essex have signed an agreement to work closely together to drive economic growth in the area.

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A family group cycling at Center Parcs

Elveden: Center Parcs ad banned by ASA for ‘encouraging parents to take children out of school’

Activity holidays firm Center Parcs has had one of its adverts banned for encouraging parents to take their children out of school during term time.

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Julian Pollard and Sandy Ruddock of Scarlett & Mustard.

Earl Soham: Scarlett & Mustard secures £20k grant from New Anglia LEP’s Growing Business Fund

Sauces and dressings manufacturer Scarlett & Mustard is taking on two new members of staff and planning a move to larger premises after securing a £20,000 grant from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growing Business Fund.

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Hundreds of workers at energy giant EDF are to go on strike in a dispute over pay.

East Anglia: EDF workers vote to take strike action on May 6 and 8

Hundreds of workers at energy giant EDF are to go on strike in a dispute over pay, warning the action will lead to delays in fixing and installing meters.

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Indian Mela on Christchurch Park as part of Ipswich's IP Art festival

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Gallery: Summer of music, art and family fun with McBusted, Jessie J, Diversity, 5ive, Union J and Backstreet Boys

Global music stars, the best in new theatre, family events – whatever the great British weather has in store for us, Ipswich is guaranteed to be the hottest place to be this summer.

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    I don’t know where this year’s gone,” is the despairing cry of menopausal and post-menopausal woman... this one at least.

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    Battisford: Parish chairman calls for roll-out of super-fast broadband

    Investment in a village’s broadband service, as part of a £5million package, must come as “quickly as possible”, according to the parish chairman.

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    Hopkins International Polo at Trinity Park has signed a major sponsorship deal with Ipswich Audi and Ipswich Volkswagen. Pictured are David Canham, left, from Ipswich Audi, and Tim Hargrave, right, from Ipswich Volkswagen, with Angus and Henrietta Craven from Las Marias polo team.

    Horsepower launches polo sponsorship

    Hopkins International Polo, now in its third year at Trinity Park, has signed a major sponsorship deal with Ipswich Audi and Ipswich Volkswagen as part of a growing commitment from the region’s businesses to this relatively new sports fixture.

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      Front: Tendring District Council’'s councillor for partnerships Lynda McWilliams, Essex University Vice-Chancellor Professor Anthony Forster, Colchester Borough Council leader cllr Anne Turrell & Essex County Council deputy leader and councillor for economic growth Kevin Bentley.  Back: University registrar Bryn Morris, Essex’ University director of estate management Simon Neale, Tendring District Council business manager Jon Barber, Colchester Borough Council councillor for business Paul Smith, Haven Gateway Partnership chairman and South East Local Enterprise Partnership vice-chairman George Kieffer, economic growth and regeneration manager at Essex County Council Helen Code, strategic director, commercial and place at Colchester Borough Council Ian Vipond, and Colchester borough councillor for regeneration Nick Barlow.

      Essex: New deal signed between university and councils

      Essex University and councils in north Essex have signed an agreement to work closely together to drive economic growth in the area.

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A copy of the Magna Carta arrives at St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury where it will be on display.

Gallery: Original copy of Magna Carta arrives in Bury St Edmunds

An original 1215 copy of the Magna Carta has now been installed at St Edmundsbury Cathedral ahead of an exhibition which will give people from the area a rare opportunity to see it.

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Ipswich Town under-15s host Tottenham Hotspur counterparts at Portman Road

Ipswich Town’s potential next generation of players will be on show at Portman Road tonight, when the Blues’ under-15s face Tottenham.

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Burnley players celebrate promotion to the Premier League

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he won’t be sending any champagne to newly-promoted Burnley ahead of his side’s trip to Turf Moor

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says there’s no point in him sending up champagne to newly-promoted Burnley.

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Ipswich Town v AFC Bournemouth.
Sky Bet Championship.
Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy insists he and his side aren’t feeling any pressure after two missed opportunities over the Easter weekend

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy insists his players are not feeling any pressure after they missed another opportunity to move into the Championship play-off places.

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Ipswich Town v AFC Bournemouth. Sky Bet Championship. Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy.

MANAGER’S REACTION: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy happy with a point after his side are twice pegged back in a 2-2 home draw with top-six rivals Bournemouth

Ipswich v Bournemouth: Mick McCarthy declared himself happy with a point after his side were twice pegged back in an entertaining 2-2 home draw against Championship top-six rivals Bournemouth.

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Ipswich Town v AFC Bournemouth.
Sky Bet Championship.
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MATCH REPORT: Ipswich Town 2 AFC Bournemouth 2

Ipswich v Bournemouth: Ipswich Town once again passed up the chance to move into the Championship play-off places with a 2-2 home draw against AFC Bournemouth.

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Alex Wynter wins a header against Oldham

‘I’m not feeling nervous’ – so says Colchester United defender Alex Wynter, the Crystal Palace loanee

Colchester United’s impressive young loanee, Alex Wynter, believes that the U’s will keep their nerve to beat the drop into League Two.

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‘We did enough to win this game’ – Colchester United manager Joe Dunne

Colchester United boss, Joe Dunne, thought that his side did enough to take all three points from this afternoon’s 0-0 draw at Crewe.

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