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Robbers demand cash from Ladbrokes shop with what looked like a handgun

Two men stole hundreds of pounds during an armed robbery at a bookmakers in Felixstowe last night.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House in Ipswich.

First rise in high earners at county council since 2011, accounts reveal

The number of high earners at Suffolk County Council has risen for the first time in four years, according to new figures.

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The scene of the accident on the A133 at Weeley between a push bike and a van.

Female cyclist in life-threatening condition after serious crash in Weeley - man arrested

A woman cyclist is in a life-threatening condition in hospital following a collision with a van on the A133 at Weeley.

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The Energy from Waste Site in Great Blakenham.

County’s waste now powering 30,000 homes

Nearly a year after it first started to turn Suffolk’s waste into something useful – electricity – the Great Blakenham incinerator is helping to keep rubbish out of the county’s holes in the ground.

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Robert Morton

Ambulance service chief executive preparing for the challenges ahead

The new chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service, Robert Morton, has big plans for the future of the trust.

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More needs to be done to keep cyclists safe in Ipswich

More needs to be done to make Ipswich roads safe for cyclists

More action is needed to making cycling in Ipswich safe and accessible.

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Writer and historian Dr Mark Felton

Colchester author noticed by Hollywood releases new book

A historian and author from Colchester whose book has been picked up by Hollywood has released a new thriller based on another daring Second World War mission.

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Leiston Film Theatre Assistant Manager Hannah Everett and General Manager Wayne Burns have their martinis ready now that they are able to screen the new James Bond movie the same day as the world wide release.

Leiston Film Theatre to show latest James Bond movie Spectre from October 26 - the night of its premiere

As the stars of the new James Bond movie tread the red carpet and settle in their seats to enjoy the world premiere, film fans in a Suffolk town will be watching all the action, too.

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The Red Arrows perform manoeuvres at last year's Clacton Air Show

Airshow to open with tribute to Shoreham dead

The region’s first major airshow since a jet crash claimed at least 11 lives in West Sussex will today open in recognition of those who died.

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Ray Mears is coming to Ipswich

Survival expert Ray Mears is swapping the world’s most dangerous hotspots for Ipswich

Ray Mears has confirmed he will be bringing his show Tales of Endurance to The Ipswich Regent on Tuesday, March 8 next year.

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Members of the Lavenham Slimming World group who are organising a floa for the carnival. With them is Albert Sparling with a 1940s bike and other vehicles from the era.
Left to right: Mandy Warner, Jo Clarke, Albert Sparling, Julie Webb, Mary Page.

Lavenham eager to rekindle its past with wartime theme for carnival

A picturesque Suffolk village will be turning back the clocks by 70 years for a 1940s-themed carnival on August 31.

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The Energy from Waste Site in Great Blakenham.

County’s waste now powering 30,000 homes

Nearly a year after it first started to turn Suffolk’s waste into something useful – electricity – the Great Blakenham incinerator is helping to keep rubbish out of the county’s holes in the ground.

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Match Centre: Ipswich Town v Brighton & Hove Albion

Championship leaders Ipswich Town take on second-placed Brighton & Hove Albion this afternoon.

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Freddie Sears returns after being on the bench at Doncaster.

Team news: Ipswich Town v Reading

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has made seven changes from the team that won 4-1 at Doncaster Rovers in midwwwk, for today’s top-of-the-table Championship clash with Brighton.

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David McGoldrick goes very close with a second half shot at Doncaster

Ipswich Town v Brighton: Blues face team similar to McCarthy sides of old

A victory against Brighton & Hove Albion in a top-of-the-table clash at Portman Road today, would be the perfect tonic for Mick McCarthy’s men, heading into the international break.

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Eric Gates

Nostalgia Blues: Wark and Gates spare Ipswich Town’s blushes against Sunderland

Just over 24,000 mainly expectant fans arrived at Portman Road to watch the UEFA Cup winners take on an unfancied Sunderland side, 34 years ago today.

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Ipswich Town have beaten Brighton 2-0 on their last two visits to Portman Road. Picture: Steve Waller

Likely line-ups, betting and head to head records - everything you need to know ahead of Ipswich Town v Brighton

Ipswich Town host Brighton this weekend in a top of the table clash in the Championship, so here’s everything you need to know about the crunch game.

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Callum Harriott in action for Charlton.

U’s sign Callum Harriott on loan from Charlton

Colchester United have signed Charlton Athletic winger/striker Callum Harriott on loan until January.

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Nico Covatti

Witches need one final League win to put more pressure on Plymouth Devils in the race for the play-offs

Ipswich ‘Sackers’ Witches will look to end their regular Premier League campaign with a third straight victory on Thursday night – this time against Peterborough Panthers.

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Cyclists in Barking Tye - on Suffolk's mountain stage of the Aviva Tour.

Route for the Aviva Tour of Britain revealed – will Barking Tye be twinned with Alpe d’Huez?

Full details of the Tour of Britain’s progress through Suffolk on Saturday, September 12 have been published – complete with two “mountain” stages at Brantham and Barking Tye near Stowmarket.

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FELIXSTOWE FINALISTS: Squad which met Haverhill in the semi-final of the Stenson Shield at Stowmarket. Back (from left): Graham Wardley, Gerry Fowler (joint team captain), Steve Sayers, Ben Sayers, Rhodri Harston, Matt Somerville, Neil Meadows, Chris Bone. Front: Paul Waring, Jimmy Price, Nigel Fosker (joint team captain) and John Blackmore. Photograph: CONTRIBUTED.

Ipswich will meet Felixstowe in the Stenson Shield final at Diss golf club

Ipswich will meet Felixstowe Ferry in the final of the Stenson Shield, Suffolk’s scratch inter-club knockout, at Diss on September 12.

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