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It is a more common sight here in Suffolk these days, but American football was a novelty when the USAF teams brought it to Woodbridge in the 1970s.

EDF Energy, which is planning a new twin reactor power station on the Suffolk coast, is convinced nuclear energy has a “strong future” – despite work stopping on a new multi-billion pound project.

A new £11.3million skills centre to train people to work in the energy, engineering, maritime and offshore sectors is on schedule to open in Suffolk this autumn.

Campaigners have launched a petition to try to persuade Marks and Spencer not to close Felixstowe’s town centre store.

Students and lecturers from the University of Suffolk are gaining valuable experience by helping the promoters of Sizewell C understand what people think of the latest consultation for the proposed power station.

It’s been Framlingham’s main community celebration and a big attraction for more than 100 years and is still going strong today.

Work has been completed on the first phase of a project to alleviate parking problems in a riverside town.

People in Felixstowe will once again remember the pain and distress caused by Britain’s biggest peacetime disaster as they mark the deaths of 41 adults and children in the 1953 floods.

People are being offered a final chance to have their say on proposals to build more than 10,000 new homes in coastal Suffolk in the next 16 years.

Moves by the Church of England in Suffolk to help tackle rural isolation in the county have taken a big step forward with the announcement of a key appointment.

Police are reminding motorists to remove belongings from their vehicles and to ensure they are locked after a series of thefts from vehicles in Ipswich since the beginning of the new year.

The latest plans for Sizewell C include bypasses for Theberton, Farnham and Stratford St Andrew – and possibly a link road from Yoxford to Sizewell.

Wildlife experts are worried that development of a new nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast could have a “major adverse environmental impact” on one of the country’s most important bird habitats.

Proposals to put a row of 17 beach huts on land at The Dip in Old Felixstowe to generate more income for Suffolk Coastal council have been approved – despite objections.

A priest who brings huge experience helping churches to grow and reach out to children, young people and families has been chosen to become one of the most senior clergy in Suffolk.

New higher education courses currently not on offer in Ipswich could be provided in a new contemporary teaching hub in the town’s Education Quarter.

Views being submitted over a “compromise” design for the £3million restoration of a historic Suffolk pier will be discussed next month.

Council chiefs in Essex say they will be faced with tough choices next year after a disappointing cash grant from central government.

Proposals for a multi-million pound revamp of Leiston town centre have taken a huge step forward following a vital deal over a parcel of property.

Campaigners were split in their feelings but still worried and angry this afternoon after the preferred site was announced for a massive onshore windfarm substation.

Christmas gets under way in Felixstowe this weekend when thousands of people are expected to pack the town centre for the switch-on of the resort’s festive lights.

A group of pupils put the fruit smoothies they had created before a panel of judges in an Apprentice-style event to test their business skills and healthy food-making talents.

Visitors to a busy Ipswich shopping centre can enjoy unique views of the seaside thanks to a spectacular new art exhibition by a group of talented college students.

Hopes are high that Felixstowe could be in line for massive grant to help with a new £1million project to regenerate one of the most popular parts of the seafront.

Proposals for 43 new homes on the site of a former brickworks in Aldeburgh have been refused because of the “considerable harm” it would cause a beautiful area.

The longest night of the year will be celebrated next month when Rendham Mummers mark the Winter Solstice.

Jewellery and cash were stolen in two break-ins at homes in Rushmere St Andrew.

A pair of beautiful new stained glass windows have been installed at St Felix Church in Felixstowe, following a bequest from a congregation member.

Traffic in Bury St Edmunds will be at its busiest all year today and tomorrow as tens of thousands of visitors arrive to enjoy the town’s huge Christmas fayre.

David Button will lead by example as he joins more than 400 fundraisers to brave the wintry weather on Christmas morning and run into the sea at Felixstowe.

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