10 and unders Bury and West Suffolk champion Felix Dean fires in a forehand on his way to glory

GALLERY: Bury and West Suffolk Tennis Tournament off to a flyer

Proceedings got off to a fantastic start at this year’s Bury and West Suffolk Tennis Tournament, held at Culford School’s excellent LTA Performance Tennis Centre facility.

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Katie Cuddihy, Andrew Collett, Jessica Logan and Lucy Ferguson before they travelled to Brazil for the robotics competition with teacher Richard Williams.

Gallery: Holbrook Primary School pupils pit their computing wits against rest of the world during Brazil adventure

The England team may have left this year’s World Cup in Brazil early but pupils from Holbrook Primary School have quickly taken their places in South America.

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James Marston visits The Mayflower Project in Harwich to see how they plan to rebuild the iconic ship

Video/Gallery: Project to recreate the Mayflower - the ship that put America on the map

It was a ship that helped found the United States of America. And it came from Harwich. James Marston goes behind the scenes at the Harwich Mayflower Project.

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10 year old Sydney Way from Framlingham gets her head shaved in aid of charity.

Gallery: Sydney waves goodbye to her golden locks to help Wigs for Kids and St Elizabeth Hospice

A brave young girl from east Suffolk has donated her thick golden locks to poorly children who lost theirs through illness.

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Hannah Scott, 13, holds her winning chocolate and orange Chelsea buns with judge Jon Gay, the head chef at Jimmy's Farm, and  Suffolk Age UK's George Chilvers at the charity's bake-off at the Sausage and Beer Festival at Jimmy's Farm on Sunday, 27 July.

Gallery: Bangers, beers and Matt Cardle go down a treat at Jimmy’s Farm

A celebration of beer, sausages and music was enjoyed by hundreds of festival-goers at a Suffolk attraction over the weekend.

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Sutton Hoo celebrate 75th anniversary with Mrs Pretty's Garden Party.  The living history team as Anthony Culham, Evelyn Adams, princess Marie Louise, Mrs Edith Pretty and Elizabeth Perkins

Gallery: National Trust hosts 1930s themed party celebrating the 75th anniversary of Sutton Hoo find

Seventy-five years ago, over glasses of sherry in a Suffolk garden, news of an extraordinary archaeological find was first announced to the world.

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Thousands of people flocked to Helmingham Hall for the Suffolk Dog Day.
Olivia Spratt with Finnegan.

Gallery: Awards handed out for ‘scruffiest mutt’ and ‘waggiest tail’ at Suffolk Dog Day held at Helmingham Hall

Organisers of an annual dog show have welcomed their “biggest and best” event yet after thousands of visitors turned out to celebrate their furry friends while raising funds for a grass roots charity in Suffolk.

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The West Stow Anglo Saxon Village has two new Orcs.

Gallery: Plenty of orc-wardness at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village as it hosts Lord of the Rings weekend

West Suffolk turned into Middle Earth this weekend as fantasy fans young and old immersed themselves in Lord of the Rings - including two especially unfriendly faces.

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Lee Woodward and Laura Barber held a fun day for their son George Woodward, who suffers from spinal muscular atrophy, at King George V Playing Fields in Ipswich on Saturday, 26 July.

Gallery: Fun day in aid of Ipswich tot who suffers from rare disorder raises thousands of pounds to help improve his quality of life

An Ipswich mother-of-two today spoke of her gratitude after a fun day held in aid of her young son who suffers from a rare genetic condition raised more than £8,000.

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Alex Henshall gets a high five from Paul Taylor after putting Ipswich in front early at Gillingham on Saturday

GALLERY: Gillingham 0 Ipswich Town 2

Ipswich Town are still to concede a goal in pre-season following their 2-0 win at League One side Gillingham.

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Harvest time, by: Janice Poulson

Gallery: Fields of wheat and barley are being harvested after warm start to the summer

After several weeks of warm weather, the crops are ripe for the picking and farmers are hard at work acorss the region.

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The garden of Jim and Sarah Swinley, Reydon Grove House, Reydon

Gallery: Southwold garden is product of 30 years of love, commitment and beauty

We’ll have to hurry if we want to enjoy the Swinleys’ garden near Southwold, for when the end of the season approaches – and it will probably be our very, very last chance. Steven Russell finds out why.

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Crowds of adoring fans turned up to meet Peter Andre at The Perfume Shop in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday

Gallery: Hundreds of fans flock to The Arc in Bury St Edmunds to catch a glimpse of Peter Andre

There was pandemonium outside The Perfume Shop in Bury St Edmunds this afternoon as hundreds turned out to catch a glimpse of Peter Andre.

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A beautiful day for Felixstowe Carnival 
Mencap magic

Gallery: Hundreds out on the streets as Felixstowe Carnival 2014 gets under way

Hundreds of people stepped out on to the streets of Felixstowe as this year’s carnival procession got underway today.

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Robert and Arthur Dale

Gallery: First World War - Robert and Arthur Dale of Tattingstone were true brothers in arms

While the Great War memorials dotted around East Anglia honour many of those who died, there are thousands of others whose names are not etched in stone. They fell many miles from home. And we must not forget them. Steven Russell reports.

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Belinda King who had her work on display at the Sudbury Summer art show

Sudbury: Push to transform Sudbury into a hub for creative arts

Organisers of a “resoundingly successful” art show in Sudbury hope it will help to put the town on the map as a “creative hotspot”.

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Richie Worrall (red helmet) Ritchie Hawkins (blue), Charles Wright (yellow) and Nick Morris bunch up as the race into the first turn of the opening heat.
Ipswich v Somerset (Premier League) at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK on 24 July 2014. Picture: Steve Waller

GALLERY AND REPORT: Ipswich Witches 57 Somerset Rebels 35

Ipswich Witches picked up a vital three points to keep their slim Premier League play-off hopes alive, with a 57-35 victory over Somerset Rebels.

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Environmental artist Fran Crowe has launched her new project -

Gallery: Coca Cola bottle tops, toothbrushes and odd shoes that have washed up on Suffolk beaches form new art exhibit

Environmental artist and campaigner Fran Crowe’s impish sense of humour permeates her latest project, but there is a deadly serious message in her use of the raw material for her work – the rising tide of damaging and indestructible plastic that rampant consumerism dumps in seas the world over.

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Pupils at Sir Robert Hitcham's Primary School in Framlingham perform Amazing Aladdin.

Gallery: Sir Robert Hitcham’s Primary School in Framlingham leaves audiences ‘amazed’ at Amazing Aladdin pantomime performance

The talented young performers in a primary school’s sell-out summer pantomime production have been praised for their professional and enthusiastic approach, which left audiences “amazed” by their abilities.

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