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Tesco at Martlesham.

Suffolk: Police warn supermarket customers to be on their guard after distraction theft at Martlesham Heath Tesco

Suffolk police have said they have dealt with 19 cases of distraction thefts in supermarket car parks since the beginning of last October.

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Leslie Gall

Manningtree/Hollesley: Absconder’s £500 charity theft inquiry dropped

No further action will be taken against a Hollesley Bay absconder who was the prime suspect after the theft of more than £500 from a charity shop.

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Olympic handball player Lousie Jukes, who has been selected to run a leg of the Queen's Baton Relay in Suffolk on June 9.

Gallery: Anthony Ogogo, Louise Jukes and Zoe Newson among Suffolk’s Commonwealth Games baton bearers

Six people from Suffolk have been selected as baton bearers in the Queen’s Baton Relay as the country counts down this year’s Commonwealth Games.

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The blaze that engulfed thatched cottages in Barham, which has led to the nearby Norwich Road being closed for several days.

Barham: Norwich Road still closed after devastating thatch fire

Diversions are still in place for people wanting to travel on Norwich Road in Barham.

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Update: Signalling problems hit early morning commuter trains

Trains through Ipswich have been cancelled and more will be delayed because of signalling problems.

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Greater Anglia train.

Suffolk: Rail travellers promised new seat covers and carpets, plus wi-fi and electricity plugs as Abellio Greater Anglia’s franchise is extended

Major improvements are on the way for rail travellers on the main line to London with government confirmation that Abellio Greater Anglia will run trains for another two years.

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Entertainment See all

Ed Sheeran

Framlingham: Ed Sheeran takes US by storm, performing ‘Sing’ and ‘Don’t’ from the album X on Saturday Night Live

Suffolk singing star Ed Sheeran has taken the States by storm with a string of high profile guest appearances promoting his upcoming tour and album.

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Ipswich Gang Show 2014 Alice In Space. Photo: Zoe Burgess

Preview: Ipswich Gang Show 2014, the Great School Theatre, Ivry Street, Ipswich

Song, dance, laughs - some intentional, some not - as technical rehearsals go, all involved should be pleased with themselves.

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Zoe Lyons will be appearing at the New Cut Arts Centre, in Halesworth

Halesworth: Comedy night tickets up for grabs - see Zoe Lyons live

A Suffolk stand-up is hoping to bring the cream of the comedy circuit to a town venue.

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Dark goings on: The cast of the Irving Stage Company rehearsing Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical which is to be staged at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds at the end of the month

Gallery: Classic musical about good and evil to be brought to theatre stage as company stages Jekyll and Hyde at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

The cast of the Jekyll and Hyde musical at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds have been busy rehearsing ahead of the show later this month.

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Red-legged partridges

Essex: 600 partridges and 100 turkeys stolen last year, raising concerns about black market meat trade

The number of animals stolen in Essex increased dramatically over the last year, with thieves focussing on high-value game and livestock such as turkey and partridge.

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A Greater Anglia train - but will the investment still come through after the next general election?

Will there be enough money for all the election promises?

As we get nearer and nearer next year’s general election, we’re hearing more and more promises from the major parties on what they will be offering us.

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Olympic handball player Lousie Jukes, who has been selected to run a leg of the Queen's Baton Relay in Suffolk on June 9.

Gallery: Anthony Ogogo, Louise Jukes and Zoe Newson among Suffolk’s Commonwealth Games baton bearers

Six people from Suffolk have been selected as baton bearers in the Queen’s Baton Relay as the country counts down this year’s Commonwealth Games.

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Ipswich Town See all

Ipswich Town players joined youngsters at the NAMCO bowling alley in Ipswich.
Players L-R Luke Hyam,Tyrone Mings,Frank Nouble,Scott Loach and Paul Anderson.

‘We can win every game’, Ipswich Town midfielder Luke Hyam

Only wins will do for Ipswich Town at this stage of the season and tenacious midfielder Luke Hyam believes the Blues can finish with a fab four.

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Ipswich Rugby Club's Carlton Littlechild

Ipswich aiming for success on three fronts, with Basketball team and Blues, following the lead of title-winning rugby club

It’s not just the play-off-chasing Blues who are doing Ipswich proud and making waves on the national and regional sporting scene.

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Tyrone Mings

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy braced for Aaron Cresswell bids, but insists Tyrone Mings is more than ready

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is bracing himself for plenty of interest in left-back Aaron Cresswell this summer.

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Ipswich Town's Anthony Wordsworth

Anthony Wordsworth happy to play his part, says Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy insists Anthony Wordsworth is happy to play his part within a squad all pulling in the same direction.

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Ipswich Town v Doncaster Rovers.
Sky Bet Championship.
12th April 2014.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy happy to talk about the prospect of the play-offs, promotion and the Premier League

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is more than happy to talk about the prospect of the play-offs, promotion and the Premier League.

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Ipswich Wanderers celebrate winning the Suffolk FA Senior Cup final against Whitton United at Portman Road on Wednesday, 08 May.

Local non-league clubs disappointed by Ipswich own decision to move Suffolk FA finals away from Portman Road

Ipswich Town’s decision to pull out of hosting four Suffolk FA County Cup finals at Portman Road been described as “disappointing” and “a great shame” by local non-league clubs who will now miss their day in the sun.

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The Mildenhall Fen Tigers Speedway press day at Mildenhall Stadium, West Row. Josh Bates.

Mildenhall Fen Tigers’s Josh Bates pips Ipswich Witches’ Adam Ellis to become British under-21 speedway champion

On an evening of high drama at Monmore Green, Mildenhall’s exciting teenage sensation Josh Bates was crowned the new British U21 Champion.

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Olympic handball player Lousie Jukes, who has been selected to run a leg of the Queen's Baton Relay in Suffolk on June 9.

Gallery: Anthony Ogogo, Louise Jukes and Zoe Newson among Suffolk’s Commonwealth Games baton bearers

Six people from Suffolk have been selected as baton bearers in the Queen’s Baton Relay as the country counts down this year’s Commonwealth Games.

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Grasshoppers Ladies Hockey Club 

(left to right)
Back row: Julia Sheppard, Micayla Tootill (c), Lucy Elsdon, Sophie Tarrant, Lou Cracknell, 

Front row: Kelly Rodwell, Beth Ashford, Lisa Normoyle, Harriette Goldspink, Sarah Dodsworth

Glory for the Grasshoppers Ladies

Ipswich-based Grasshoppers Ladies have clinched promotion to the Suffolk Indoor Premier Division.

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Lucky Kristale on the Newmarket gallops.

NEWMARKET PREVIEW: Charlie Hills hoping for Newmarket racing win on first day of season

Trainer Charlie Hills is hoping for a winning run today just 72 hours after helping raise thousands of pounds for Racing Welfare by completing the London Marathon.

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