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Areas of Suffolk and North Essex received biblical proportions of rain earlier with Braintree receiving almost 16.4mm between midnight and 4pm today.

A reception to show support for a multi-million pound national centre dedicated to the artist Thomas Gainsborough is to be hosted by Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Suffolk’s police chiefs will be at the Giles Statue in Ipswich tomorrow to hear the views of the public as they continue their tour of the county.

MPs and rail bosses have come together to press the case for a major boost to one of the region’s busiest rail junctions.

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals jailed in Suffolk and north Essex courts in July.

From a body being identified in the River Gipping, in Ipswich to ITFC’s striker Kayden Jackson being excited to be playing alongside Janoi Donacien ahead of tonight’s Carabao Cup first round against Exeter City - here we bring you five must-read stories for this morning.

The swimming pool at Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury has closed due to a swimmer accidentally ‘pooping’ in the water.

Bury Town boss, Ben Chenery, has had to revamp his squad for the new season, following a number of high-profile departures over the summer.

AFC Sudbury boss, Mark Morsley, wants his younger players to “step up to the plate” this season.

It was Norfolk and Suffolk’s unexplained humming noise which fed suspicions of an alien invasion or UFO activity and which could only be heard…by women.

Young people leaving residential care in Suffolk will now be able to stay closer to their children’s homes under a new government pilot scheme.

A historic non-league football club in west Suffolk is celebrating its 150-year anniversary with plans for a new clubhouse.


Friday, August 10, 2018

Rapid Metal Deck Ltd of Ryder House 8-9, Curzon Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, C010 2EW is applying for a licence to use Ryder House 8-9, Curzon Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, C010 2XW as an operating centre for 6 unit vehicles and 3 arctic trailers

A west Suffolk man who previously ran a historic cattle market has had a photographic montage made after he struggled to find any record of the site.

A Suffolk dairy farmer-cum-cheesemaker and an estate’s retail diversification are among a host of rural businesses to have made it through to the regional finals of an awards event celebrating enterprise in the countryside.

AFC Sudbury have completed a big signing, by securing the services of veteran striker Paul Hayes on a two-year deal.

Just waking up or on the way to work? Here’s five must-read news and sport stories for the morning.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car smashed into a building in Sudbury last night.

A popular town carnival has been forced to change its procession route this year due to a road closure on a key route – which put the event at risk of being cancelled.

A Vestival – featuring a dog display team and an exotic animal experience – will take place in Sudbury next month.

People will have the opportunity to quiz council leaders at another public ‘Question Time’ event in Lavenham.

Sudbury claimed an exciting victory off the penultimate ball of the match to beat Horsford by two wickets, and so retain their healthy lead of 40 points at the top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.

Helen Davies and Jack Millar both smashed the course record on their way to impressive victories at the Ipswich Twilight 10K road race, held in the town on a balmy last Friday evening.

How do you Enjoy Sudbury More? That was the question we asked our iWitness community last week.

Two people needed to be rescued after becoming trapped in a car following a crash with another vehicle in west Suffolk.

Brantham Athletic boss, Michael Brothers, is targeting another top-five finish in the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division, ahead of the new season opener at Kirkley & Pakefield this afternoon.

The East Anglian-based Chestnut Group has added The Westleton Crown and The Ship at Dunwich to its family of country, and now coastal inns.

Live music has launched on some train journeys in our region, have your say on what you would like to hear on your commute by taking part in our poll.

Lloyd Chapman lost the Stowmarket and District 10 by just one second – beaten by one of the riders he coaches, Stuart Fairweather, writes Fergus Muir.

People who complained about the noise caused by an overnight cycle ride through Suffolk have been advised to “be somewhere else” for next year’s event.

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