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East Anglia’s biggest Halloween music festival, Zombie Fest 3, is returning for its third year.

In his weekly cricket column, Don Topley discusses the enjoyment of radio commentary

Hylands Park in Chelmsford will be full of festival goers this weekend but when will your favourites acts take to the stage.

It is only one week until V Festival 2017 kicks off, so get yourself ready by testing your knowledge of the songs from some of this year’s artists.

The 72-year-old told how he was sitting at the helm of Radio Caroline, aboard the MV Mi Amigo on August 13 1967, seconds before the official criminalisation of pirate stations became official.

Ed Sheeran has showcased his love for Ghana in a summery “feel good” music video filmed in the country to accompany a song sung in one of its dialects.

At times it’s easy for the Snape Proms to be overshadowed by its grander, older sibling The Aldeburgh Festival, but, whereas the Festival reaches out to an international audience, the Snape Proms is more about providing the people of Suffolk with a diverse programme of music created by some of the world’s leading musicians.

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, environment secretary Michael Gove has announced.

Having never knowingly passed up the chance to name drop, I feel I must mention that when I was school librarian, supervising private study periods, the author and presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Inside Science, Adam Rutherford, was one of my sixth-formers.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has bagged himself another appearance on the front page of a glossy music magazine.

Four Suffolk Constabulary officers have been sent to London to assist the Metropolitan Police help families who lost loved ones in the Grenfell Tower disaster.

A cult folk band from Slovenia are among the latest “surprise” additions to Suffolk’s up and coming folk festival.

A picture of Luke Durbin, who disappeared in Ipswich in 2006, appeared on the big screen behind the Missing People Choir as it wowed judges in the Britain’s Got Talent semi-final tonight.

The Pulse fringe theatre festival offers local audiences a first-look at brand new work before heading off to Edinburgh. Arts editor Andrew Clarke speaks to curators Ed Collier and Paul Warwick about this year’s line-up

A teenager from Bury St Edmunds has thanked members of the public who backed her “passion project” and enabled her to record her debut album.

Ipswich-based business lender Fleximize has raised £4,020 for the homeless with a stand-up comedy night.

The Long Shop Museum, in Leiston, helped to launch the FolkEast music event by printing its poster with a steam-roller.

Suffolk mental health professionals have welcomed comments made by former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff who opened up about his personal battle with depression during a radio show this week.

Suffolk chart-topper Ed Sheeran has shot to number 12 on this year’s Sunday Times’ Young Rich List.

Three top comedians will perform at an event in Ipswich to raise money for the town’s homeless and needy.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has revealed he turns to songwriting for therapy when he is feeling low.

In his latest weekly column, DON TOPLEY takes a look at how the county cricket season is shaping up after the initial round of games.

This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

Chrissie Gittins was outraged when a children’s dictionary ditched words such as catkin and cauliflower for cut-and-paste and broadband. Has the battle has been lost or is there still hope?

Despite a small population of around 5,000 people, Framlingham certainly punches above its weight when it comes to notable singers.

Shakin’ Stevens knew very little about his large family’s history. A serious heart attack in 2010 inspired the singer, heading to the Ipswich Regent and Norwich Theatre Royal, to change that.

Comedian and panel-show regular Ó Briain is among the latest acts to be announced for this year’s Latitude Festival.

Beer and ale lovers in Ipswich will be raising a pint in celebration this year as the town is hosting six different beer festivals between April and the end of the year.

From Suffolk schoolboy, to global superstar, Ed Sheeran has achieved a lot in his 26 years.

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