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Holbrook: Former headteacher Martyn Berry admits sexually assaulting girl, 16

The career of a former Suffolk headmaster is in tatters after he admitted sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

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Tim Young

Clacton: Labour selects Tim Young to fight UKIP’s Douglas Carswell in by-election battle

Leading north Essex councillor Tim Young has been chosen as the Labour candidate to fight the Clacton by-election following Douglas Carswell’s defection to UKIP.

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Travel: Failed points near Witham means delays of up to 60 minutes and some cancellations for evening rail commuters

There are severe delays on trains using the Great Eastern Main Line this evening after a points failure at Witham.

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Saltmarsh next to Fingringhoe Wick

Essex: Nature reserve’s wetlands project boosted by £84k grant

A north Essex nature reserve is set to be expanded after a sizeable grant.

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Launch of the Framlingham Sausage Fest.
L-R Daniel Tompkins,Anne James,Mia Pascoe,Jenny Stockman,Tom Ramsay.

Ipswich: Banger battle’s due back in town with host of new attractions

An annual banger bash has become such a hit that organisers have this year arranged for coaches to bring in visiting sausage fans.

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The brawl took place at around 1.35pm today. All three men were arrested near the scene.

Ipswich: Three men arrested after street brawl in Upper Orwell Street

Three men have been arrested after a street fight broke out in Ipswich town centre, police have said.

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The Arsenal programme to go under the hammer

Suffolk: Rare Arsenal programme could fetch up to £10,000 when it goes under the hammer at Suffolk auction

Experts believe a rare piece of Arsenal memorabilia could fetch almost £10,000 when it goes up for sale in Suffolk next month.

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Harrod UK is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
Staff at work in the 1980s.

Lowestoft: Harrod UK celebrates 60 years in business

A company which has marked 60 years in business has shown no signs of slowing down as it continues to make its name on the world stage.

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Becky Sebright-King from Lady Bakewell

Manningtree/Colchester: Baker Becky’s business accolade takes the biscuit

Four small businesses in East Anglia - two in Essex and two in Cambridgeshire – are among 100 small businesses in the UK to be celebrated on a day dedicated to small firms.

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Maycast-Nokes in Halstead will be recruiting up to 20 new employees

Halstead: Engineering firm Maycast-Nokes’ record year as it ‘gets basics right’

A manufacturing firm has launched a recruitment drive as it celebrates a record year for the business.

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BOCM PAULS is to undergo a rebrand

Ipswich: BOCM Pauls brand to go as feed firm adopts Dutch parent’s name

An animal feed business with strong links to Ipswich and East Anglia is to lose its historic name as part of a corporate re-branding exercise.

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Launch of the Framlingham Sausage Fest.
L-R Daniel Tompkins,Anne James,Mia Pascoe,Jenny Stockman,Tom Ramsay.

Ipswich: Banger battle’s due back in town with host of new attractions

An annual banger bash has become such a hit that organisers have this year arranged for coaches to bring in visiting sausage fans.

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    Time to rediscover my natural supreme glow? Or not

    It seems the no make-up trend is on the rise. The New York Times says that going bare-faced is the new “it” movement. It would probably need to be prefixed with a ‘old and a ‘g’ if I was to join it.

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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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    Suffolk artist Sophie Elinor Martin is exhibiting her latest work in a solo show called Found taking place at Snape Maltings.

    Snape: Artist brings vitality to images left otherwise neglected online

    A Suffolk artist has been overjoyed with the response to her latest solo exhibition, which continues at Snape Maltings until Thursday.

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      Tim Young

      Clacton: Labour selects Tim Young to fight UKIP’s Douglas Carswell in by-election battle

      Leading north Essex councillor Tim Young has been chosen as the Labour candidate to fight the Clacton by-election following Douglas Carswell’s defection to UKIP.

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Ipswich Wanderers entertain Hoddesdon Town in the FA Cup on Saturday at Humber Doucy Lane

Darius Laws scores the winning goal

GALLERY: Ipswich Wanderers progress in FA Cup with victory against Hoddesdon Town

Goals from Craig Jennings and Darius Laws helped book Ipswich Wanderers’ spot in the next round of the FA Cup, although nerves were shredded by the end of Saturday’s home tie against Hoddesdon Town.

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East of England Co-op Roger receives Suffolk Police award

For role in Reducing the Strength

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Meet the local bakers taking a bite out of the biscuit business

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Making the most out of your garden

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Providing a professional service for a peaceful goodbye

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Exciting new partnership with ActivLives

Exciting new partnership with ActivLives

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Dreaming of last minute summer sun

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Ipswich Town See all

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TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY: It could turn out to be another damp squib – and no news would be good news for Ipswich Town

Transfer deadline day could turn out to be a traditional damp squib for Ipswich Town – and for once, no news would be good news.

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Ipswich Town's David McGoldrick

TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY: Video - Ipswich Town, Leicester City and Crystal Palace all connected as speculation surrounds David McGoldrick, Tyrone Mings, Chris Wood and Glenn Murray

Ipswich Town could look to sign Leicester City striker Chris Wood if a deal is reached to sell David McGoldrick to the Foxes ahead of tonight’s 11pm transfer deadline.

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Marcus Evans doesn’t want to sell David McGoldrick, but a big money bid from Leicester City could see Ipswich Town step aside and let the star striker pursue his Premier League dream

Derby v Ipswich: Blues boss Mick McCarthy has confirmed that Leicester City have made an offer for star striker David McGoldrick and – with typical honesty – admitted a big money offer could see the club stand aside and let him pursue his Premier League dream.

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Christophe Berra celebrates his second half equaliser at Derby County

MATCH REPORT, GALLERY & REACTION: Derby County 1 Ipswich Town 1

Derby v Ipswich: Blues centre-back Christophe Berra struck seven minutes after the break, cancelling out Chris Martin’s 13th minute opener, to secure a much-needed draw at hotly-tipped Derby County.

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Tony Humes is the new Colchester United manager

New Colchester United boss Tony Humes admits it is a ‘proud moment’

Colchester United have appointed Tony Humes as their new manager.

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Joe Dunne

Joe Dunne leaves Colchester United

Manager Joe Dunne has left Colchester United this morning, by mutual consent.

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Alan Devonshire

Alan Devonshire emerges as favourite to become Colchester United’s new manager

Braintree Town boss Alan Devonshire has emerged as favourite to become the new manager of Colchester United.

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