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Mike Bacon discusses Suffolk FA’s decision to scrap extra-time in their cup competitions and Italy’s World Cup demise in his weekly column.

Award-wining journalist Robert Peston is to give a talk next year in east Suffolk.

A hatred of Europe, sexual inequality, the divide between rich and poor – was Howards End really written 110 years ago?

PAUL GEATER told viewers that if he and his daughter won Pointless he’d take his wife to Berlin. Three days after the programme was screened they were on the plane from Stansted. But what’s the German capital like for a Pointless break?

The new man at the helm of powerful landowners’ lobby organisation, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), is an Essex and Cambridgeshire farmer and was a remainer when it came to last year’s bombshell European Union referendum.

More than 60 organisations from the largest equine hospital in Europe to a firm specialising in turning desert into green space will be taking part in Writtle University College’s Careers Fair this month.

Grant Whillance’s first car was shared with a shipmate and kept in a garage near the docks so it was available when home on leave.

Chris Mastricci is a social entrepreneur who salvages valuable tents and clothing discarded after top music festitvals like Reading Festival, V Festival in Essex and Latitude, Suffolk.

A collection of letters, written from the battlefields of the First World War, inspired a Suffolk woman to research her uncle’s bright life and devastating death.

An 18-year-old cellist will perform the piece that saw him crowned Musician of the Year during a concert in Ipswich this month.

The first imaginative and stunning design for the My WiSH charity’s First World War art trail in Bury St Edmunds has been revealed in the run up to Remembrance weekend.

We are told a Great Repeal Bill is in the offing following Brexit.

An annual honey survey 
has revealed that average production is on the decline.

John Mayall, the Godfather of British Blues, visits the Ipswich Regent next week. He spoke to Martin Hutchinson.

A trailblazing Suffolk Wildlife Trust project appears to be on the right track when it comes to the urgently needed conservation of one of Britain’s rarest and most secretive mammals.

As people up and down Britain get ready to mark the failure of Robert Catesby’s plot to blow up Parliament this coming weekend, Sudbury is also commemorating the success of another Catesby.

Jools Holland raised the roof at the Ipswich Regent at the weekend.

Amid concerns of automation decimating the industrial workforce, a new report suggest 175,000 manufacturing jobs could be created over the next decade under a “fourth industrial revolution” using advanced digital technology.

A win at Burton is a win and we should be happy.

Two Essex community gardening groups have achieved excellence in one of Europe’s largest horticultural campaigns.

Two Suffolk towns are among the best UK and European destinations to escape for a “mindful break”, according to a new holiday guide.

East Anglian action man Ian Womack – former soldier, ex-firefighter and all-round adventurer – is one of the first motorcyclists to tackle 10,000km of the new, dirt road Trans Euro Trail. In the first of a two-part feature he tells of the thrills and spills of this epic challenge.

Do you think you know all there is to know about our town’s oldest buildings? Test you knowledge with our quiz.

The autumn half term is approaching as quick as the leaves are falling, so make sure you’re one step ahead and get your days planned with our guide.

Suffolk legends and folklore always make great theatre. Wonderful Beast are staging a new production of Return of the Wildman and taking it out on tour. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke spoke to director Alys Kihl and writer Thea Smiley about this innovative play.

Kettle Foods UK managing director Ashley Hicks said while the group would continue to fry potato crisps in Norfolk for the UK market, if tariffs made it unviable to distribute from Norwich to Europe he would consider the move.

Norwich City will ‘never, ever be a bigger club than Ipswich Town’, says Blues legend Ray Crawford.

Hundreds got the chance to meet Cardinal Wolsey in the flesh at Christchurch Park in Ipswich at the weekend.

European manufacturers risk becoming “economic collateral damage” if the Brexit stalemate continues.

Our town is home to a range of magnificent buildings from varying periods, and the Ipswich Society has provided us with some of the oldest landmarks to keep an eye out for.

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