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Train services running through Stowmarket station are returning to normal following an earlier broken down freight train but delays can still be expected.

Lynne Mortimer looks at the pros and cons of being a prince or princess of the realm.

A 10-year-old girl turned playground entrepreneur made a 50 times profit on her £10 pocket money in aid of the charity that saved her father’s life when he suffered a massive heart attack when driving.

A former soldier who ran 360 miles across England and France to support her comrades is a finalist for a national award for unsung heroes.

A woman originally from west Suffolk who helped crack the Nazi’s top-secret Enigma code has been laid to rest with full military honours in America.

A stunning display of more than 4,000 knitted and crocheted poppies has been unveiled in Bury St Edmunds to mark the centenary of the Armistice.

The Flitch of Bacon in north Essex has joined the starry heights of cooking with Morston Hall, The Neptune Inn and Midsummer House.

Thirty years ago, Amanda Melton was the youngest member of the British team at the World Equestrian Vaulting Championships. Now aged 40, she’s still able to impress. Sheena Grant finds out more ahead of this month’s British Vaulting Championships.

Checkatrade Trophy

Southern Group B

Colchester United 2

Southend United 0

Colchester United claimed an Essex derby victory over rivals Southend United in their Checkatrade Trophy clash tonight, prevailing 2-0 at home.

Investec East Conference

Cambridge City 3

Ipswich 0

Ipswich headed to Cambridge for a late 5pm game, determined to put in an improved display from last weekend after losing 4-0 to St Albans.

Suffolk police are appealing for more information after a serious road traffic collision at the weekend in north Suffolk.

Volunteer paramedics sprang into action at Six Mile Bottom, between Cambridge and Newmarket, after two cars crashed on the A1304.

Sam Barker is a Suffolk based entrepreneur, who helped launch Sliide, a Mobile Technology start-up in 2013, with two friends Corbyn Munnik (CEO) and Frankie Kearney (COO), straight from University. Last year, Sliide won “Most Innovative App in the World” at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which is dubbed the ‘Oscars of Mobile’. He spoke to Gina Long, who also happens to be his mother.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he marks the 14th anniversary of parkrun, and also recalls a visit to Hackney Marshes

More than 100 guests were welcomed for food, drinks and entertainment at the launch of Ashtons’ new Bury St Edmunds office.

Courtney Senior is a player who oozes confidence, on and off the pitch, and that positive approach is having a big effect on his own and also Colchester United’s impressive start to the new season.

From game shows, to talent competitions and the increasingly popular reality dating series - there are hundreds of ways to get your five minutes of fame or win big cash prizes.

Police are continuing to investigate an industrial incident after two men were found dead at the Banham Poultry factory in Attleborough.

A Bury St Edmunds woman says she is “proof there is life after cancer” after beating the disease and giving birth to a baby boy.

Pop star Peter Andre will visit Ipswich on his 25-date tour of the UK next year.

A five-year-old boy from Newmarket will take part in the Mini Great South Run in memory of his father – who died when he was just three and half months old.

A lorry driver was injured after being shot at on the A14 with a ball bearing gun.

A man has died after his motorbike left the road and hit a tree.

The first of Greater Anglia’s Swiss-built hybrid electric/diesel trains could arrive in the region before the end of this month.

Free-scoring Colchester United are eying up the top three, as they prepare for back-to-back home games against Bury and Yeovil Town over the next four days.

A Suffolk programme to train prison officers has attracted more than double the number of women than men - and it is being attributed to the success of a popular American box set.

Tom Hunt is preparing for his new life as Conservative candidate for Ipswich with a pledge to fight for the town’s infrastructure . . . and a promise that he “knows his way around Whitehall.”

A bovine TB test developed by a Suffolk firm looks set to be a game-changer in the battle against a disease which has plagued livestock herds all over the world and shows little sign of abating.

From Russia with love

Friday, September 28, 2018

New flights to St Petersburg from Stansted

From Einstein to one of the world’s biggest computers, and from the discovery of oxygen to the birth of radio, radar and ready-meals - meet the people and marvel at the discoveries that have put our region at the forefront of science

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