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Suffolk Day 2018: Latest pictures and video as hundreds turn out for special events

Louise, Heston and Paloma Crouch and Miriam Beard  having fun in Felixstowe   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Louise, Heston and Paloma Crouch and Miriam Beard having fun in Felixstowe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


The big day has arrived – an entire 24 hours to celebrate Suffolk, and everything that the county offers.

Hundreds of people are due to host events especially for Suffolk Day today, and we will be bringing you the latest news and pictures.

Introduced for the first time last year, Suffolk Day is the brainchild of BBC Radio Suffolk breakfast show host Mark Murphy.

Backed by the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star, the annual day on June 21 brings together communities from across the county.

• This feed will keep you updated throughout the day.

READ MORE: What is Suffolk Day, and why are we celebrating it?

TV naturalist Chris Packham has called on energy bosses to “work harder” to avoid building a massive substation in a “beautiful” Suffolk habitat.

A main road into Ipswich has been ranked in the top 10 ‘riskiest roads’ in the east of England by a road safety charity.

Firefighters have saved a historic thatched cottage tonight after a serious fire started in the chimney of the house.

A drug dealing hotspot is to be targeted with increased police patrols after residents said they were scared to go out.

A busy road near Ipswich is to be closed in an emergency for the best part of a day so that a lamppost can be replaced.

Plenty of sunshine is on the cards this weekend, but it will be feeling colder with ground frost appearing.

Easton and Otley College was dealt a body-blow when Ofsted inspectors rated it ‘inadequate’ for the second year in a row in a hard-hitting report published on November 12, 2018, but the college leadership remains determined to turn it around.

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