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Police are continuing investigations at an address in Wyverstone following the discovery of a number of weapons at a home last week.

Stowmarket: Controlled explosion takes place following Wyverstone weapons discovery

A small controlled explosion has taken place this evening in Stowmarket as part of an ongoing investigation following the discovery of a number of weapons at a home in Wyverstone last week.

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Bunch of baby squirrels who have been brought to Wildlives, in Thorrington. Pictured feeding the squirrels is Danielle White.

Suffolk/Essex: Baby squirrel nests in sheep’s fleece

An unsuspecting sheep got fleeced by a rogue tenant when a squirrel took up residence in his woolly coat.

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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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Politics See all

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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Business See all

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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Environment news

Air pollution concerns

Suffolk: Air pollution was contributory factor in more than 800 deaths in 12 months

Long-term exposure to air pollution was a contributory factor in the deaths of an estimated 816 people in Suffolk and Norfolk over a 12-month period, new figures have revealed.

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Features

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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