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Bury St Edmunds will have a new MP in May next year.

Four on Bury St Edmunds Tory shortlist

Four candidates – three of them women – have reached the shortlist to become Conservative candidate for Bury St Edmunds at next year’s general election.

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Mayor, Bill Quinton, officially launches the Poppy Appeal on the steps of Ipswich Town Hall.

Gallery: Poppy Appeal launches across Suffolk towns

An annual appeal to support British servicemen and women has launched across Suffolk this weekend.

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Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of liver disease at his home in Suffolk, aged 71. Photo: Yui Mok/PA.

Tributes pour in after Jack Bruce, known for his work with Eric Clapton in 1960s group Cream, dies at home in Suffolk

Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of liver disease at his home in Suffolk, aged 71.

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Charlie Cocker and Sean Bennett, who both study at One, are playing roles in a production that took London’s West End by storm before being turned into a successful film. Pictured with Rosie Beattie, drama teacher at One.

Students at Ipswich sixth form One starring in The History Boys at Sir John Mills Theatre

Two Ipswich sixth form students are performing in a new production of the comedy play The History Boys.

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A lifeboat assisted a sailing boat to Shotley Marina today.

Coastguard task Harwich lifeboat to assist sailing boat to Shotley Marina

The coastguard was notified of a 28ft sailing boat that lost it’s mast off the coast of Harwich this afternoon.

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Sheila Ravenscroft looking through John Peel's vast record collection

It is a decade today since BBC broadcaster John Peel died. His widow Sheila Ravenscroft talks about their life together in Great Finborough

John Peel was a world-renowned broadcaster and a pioneering BBC DJ, but to Sheila Ravenscroft he was her husband.

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Darth Vader actor David Prowse, coming to Bury St Edmunds' Time and Space this weekend

Darth Vader joins Bury St Edmunds side - Star Wars’ actor David Prowse to make appearance at Moyse’s Hall Museum this weekend

Dark lord of the Sith Darth Vader, aka David Prowse, is coming to Bury St Edmunds’ Time and Space Sci-fi exhibition. The Star Wars icon talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage

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The kitchen at Christchurch Mansion - the roasting hog is a memorable part of most children's visit

Review: Spend the day at Christchurch Mansion this half term for some local history, make-believe and art-inspired fun

On a wet and dreary day it is hard to think of ways to entertain the family without breaking into the ‘rainy day’ fund.

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Annual fireworks in Christchurch Park, Ipswich

Ipswich Scouts ready for Christchurch Park fireworks display on Saturday, November 1

Final preparations are under way today as members of the 11th Ipswich Scout Group prepare to welcome thousands of people to Christchurch Park for this year’s fireworks extravaganza.

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St Matthews Baths Hall from Berners Street in the 1970's

Can you help reunite Beryl Betts with long-lost dance pals?

A dancer is looking to get back in touch with long-lost friends who sheknew from the 1950s.

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Star Wars fanatic Jason Buxton with his massive collection of items from the film franchise.

Family’s Star Wars collection started with 20p purchase from boot sale - and now their Ixworth home is like shrine to the cult film

One of region’s biggest Star Wars collectors is inviting fans of the sci-fi blockbuster to ‘Come to the Suffolk Side’.

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Funding dementia care is a very difficult issue.

We must be prepared to pay the bill for dementia care

The situation at the Care UK residential and nursing homes in Suffolk is a matter of great concern for anyone with family members or friends who rely on them.

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Mayor, Bill Quinton, officially launches the Poppy Appeal on the steps of Ipswich Town Hall.

Gallery: Poppy Appeal launches across Suffolk towns

An annual appeal to support British servicemen and women has launched across Suffolk this weekend.

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Mick McCarthy calls upon Ipswich Town supporters to get behind the team following post-match confrontation

Ipswich v Huddersfield: Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has urged the club’s supporters to get behind their side after the Blues let a two-goal lead slip to draw 2-2 with Huddersfield Town at Portman Road today.

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Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town surrender two-goal home lead to draw 2-2 with Huddersfield Town

Ipswich v Huddersfield: Ipswich Town let a lead slip for the fourth game in succession as Huddersfield Town recovered from a two-goal deficit to salvage a 2-2 draw at Portman Road.

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Huddersfield Town's Grant Holt holds off a challenge from Wolverhampton Wanderers' Richard Stearman.

Booing Grant Holt will only make him raise his game, warns Mick McCarthy

Ipswich v Huddersfield: A cacophony of boos will only make pantomime villain Grant Holt raise his game today.

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Ipswich Town

Williams and Bru both injury doubts, Smith will replace Mings against Huddersfield

Midfield duo Jonny Williams and Kevin Bru are both injury doubts for Ipswich Town ahead of tomorrow’s Championship visit of Huddersfield Town.

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Craig Bellamy

Craig Bellamy’s son on trial at Ipswich Town

The son of former Norwich City striker Craig Bellamy – Ellis – is currently on trial at Ipswich Town.

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The Witham Town management will be hoping to bolster their FA Cup history books again today

Witham Town all set for FA Cup Fourth Round Qualifying tie against Weston-super-Mare today

Ryman Premier Division new-boys Witham Town host Conference South outfit Weston-super-Mare in an FA Cup Fourth Round Qualifying tie today, where a win would see them advance into Monday evening’s First Round Proper draw of the much-adored and ‘magic’ competition.

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Needham Market's Keiran Morphew (red) with his old and traditional black boots on!

Armed with the new ‘Bryan Robson’, Needham Market are now ready for 31 cup finals

After recently exiting all cup competitions entered into this season, the quest for promotion to the Ryman Premier Division is now very much a case of full-steam ahead for Mark Morlsey’s Needham Market.

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Marcus Garnham has left Ram Meadow in pursuit of a new challenge

Bury Town goalkeeper Marcus Garnham is ready for a fresh start in the non-league scene

After more than seven fond and memorable years at Bury Town, highly-rated goalkeeper Marcus Garnham is ready for a fresh start in the non-league scene.

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Colchester United boss Tony Humes

“What a fantastic game” – Colchester United manager Tony Humes

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, praised his side for their resilience after today’s 2-2 draw at high-flying Swindon Town.

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Today's game will be Steve Ball's last as Leiston boss

Exclusive: Steve Ball quits as Leiston boss to take up full-time role at Colchester United

In a quick and dramatic turnaround of events, this afternoon’s home game for Leiston against Bognor Regis Town will be Steve Ball’s last as the Blues’ manager.

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