Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex receive their long-awaited A-level results today, with early reports suggesting the region could post an unexpected rise in results amid national concerns over toughened-up reforms and exam “chaos”.
Thousands of students in Suffolk today find out their A-level results. Here is a guide for parents and students about what happens on the day and what to do after discovering your results, with advice from the University of Suffolk and UCAS.
More than 30 train services in the region have been cancelled today due to track problems near London, a derailed freight train in Suffolk, and other problems. See if your travel plans have been affected here.
After the World Athletics Championships finished in London on Sunday night, Ipswich now starts gearing up for the Ipswich Twilight Road Races which kick-starts a superb month of sporting action around the county.
Around 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms implicated in a contamination scare have been distributed to Britain, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said. Millions have been taken off supermarket shelves. See a full list here.
The announcement was made by wife Sandy Ruddock, who described him as a “huge character” who “swept everyone along on a wave of enthusiasm and goodwill”. He died on July 20 after a heart attack. He was 57.
With Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah both in action tonight as the World Athletics Championships 2017 get under way at London Stadium (the former Olympic Stadium), see if you can answer these seven questions based on the two legends.