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Recovery is underway on the A12

A12 reopens after lorry crashed into bridge near Witham

The A12 in Essex has reopened after a 10 hour closure caused by a lorry crashing into a bridge.

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Ipswich father-of-four Tomas Musteikis was more than three times the limit when caught drink-driving for second time

A motorist caught drink-driving for the second time while more than three times the alcohol limit has been spared jail.

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Quiet first 12 hours of strike

Fire service reports ‘relatively quiet night’ during first 12 hours of strike action

The fire service in Suffolk has reported a “relatively quiet night” during the first 12 hours of a four-day union-led strike.

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The collision on High Street, Ipswich.

High Street and Upper High Street re-opened in Ipswich after traffic collision cleared

Police have re-opened High Street and Upper High Street in Ipswich after a road traffic collision involving two cars has been cleared.

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Visitors to the Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds enjoy the warm, sunny weather.

Suffolk experiences its warmest Halloween on record – but don’t expect anything special from November

There was certainly less of a chill in the air for Halloween today as Suffolk experienced its warmest October 31 ever.

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Do you want to carve a pumpkin? Frozen figures by Laura Robertson

Gallery: Do you want to carve a pumpkin? Halloween takes on Frozen theme in Suffolk

Suffolk’s artistic pumpkin carvers have upped the stakes today with this latest collection of intricately-carved designs.

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Portrait of Maggi Hambling

Maggi Hambling donates painting to charity art exhibition

An art exhibition is set to make a difference to Suffolk’s older people in more ways than one this winter.

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Fireworks

Organisers of Framlingham Firework Spectacular say it will be ‘memorable and unique’

Organisers of a fireworks evening in east Suffolk say they will be providing a “memorable display complete with some unique effects”.

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Last year's Fabulous Framlingham Christmas Festival shopping event.

Excitement builds for Fabulous Framlingham Christmas Festival

Organisers of a festive Suffolk celebration say excitement is already building after confirming the return of firm favourites from last year’s event alongside a number of entertaining new additions.

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The John Peel Centre for Creative Arts in Stowmarket

John Peel Centre to host Halloween night of music from Polar Collective and Underline The Sky

Leading Ipswich bands Polar Collective and Underline The Sky are joining forces for some Halloween high-jink.

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Kris Collins, of Thompson and Morgan, stands by the 1,884lb Paton Twins Giant pumpkin that is on display at Jimmy's Farm.

Video: Giant pumpkin to make star appearance on BBC’s The One Show with Chris Evans and Alex Jones

A record-breaking pumpkin on show near Ipswich is going to appear on BBC One’s The One Show tonight.

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Who will be the new Tory candidate for Bury St Edmunds?

Bury’s Tory selection will be a watershed for Suffolk politics

By this time next week there will be a new Tory candidate in place to fight Bury St Edmunds at next year’s general election.

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Lucy Parker models the latest fashions from London Diva.

Gallery: London Diva brings 50s flare to Ipswich

A new store is bringing a piece of Camden Town into Ipswich, with 50s style dresses, tutus, gothic lace corsets and punk handbags.

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Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy

I’ve made Ipswich Town a happier club, says Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy celebrates his two-year anniversary as Ipswich Town boss today – and he insists he can keep making progress at the club.

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Ipswich Town defender Tyrone Mings

Mick McCarthy: I refused to be blackmailed by Crystal Palace over Tyrone Mings bid

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he refused to be blackmailed by Crystal Palace when it came to a transfer deadline day bid for defender Tyrone Mings.

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Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy

Lee Clark’s appointment has made our trip to Blackpool harder, admits Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy knows his side’s match at rock-bottom Blackpool tomorrow just got a whole lot harder.

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Stephen Hunt (far right) celebrates wildly after Ipswich Town secured a dramatic 3-2 win at Blackpool last season. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Stephen Hunt: Thank God I didn’t join Blackpool

Stephen Hunt believes he has had the last laugh when it came to his bitter fall-out with Blackpool.

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Alex Archer punches clear for AFC Sudbury under pressure

Alex Archer moves across Suffolk to Bury Town as goalkeepers switch

AFC Sudbury goalkeeper Alex Archer has traded places with Marcus Garnham at Bury Town, signing an initial 93-day loan deal with the Blues.

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Felixstowe's Stuart Ainsley attempts to block this pass from James Tatham

New adventure for Felixstowe & Walton as non-league sides embark on FA Vase journey

Felixstowe & Walton United cover new ground this weekend as they travel for a first ever encounter with United Counties League Premier Division AFC Kempston Rovers at their Hillgrounds Stadium in the FA Vase First Round Proper.

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Young Woodbridge Town striker George Mrozek

Woodbridge Town boss Jamie Scales ‘loving every minute’ as Woodpeckers continue to learn

After making his 300th appearance in a Woodbridge Town shirt last weekend, player-manager Jamie Scales admits that he is ‘loving every minute’ of his time in charge of the Woodpeckers.

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Ipswich Wanderers' boss Glenn Read

Ipswich Wanderers hoping to continue fantastic season of cup exploits with the FA Vase tomorrow

Ipswich Wanderers host Cockfosters in the FA Vase First Round Proper tomorrow, looking to continue their fantastic season of cup exploits.

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Colchester United legend Karl Duguid giving U's fans the thumbs up

Colchester United legend Karl Duguid signs for Stanway Rovers

Colchester United legend Karl Duguid has signed for Thurlow Nunn Premier Division outfit Stanway Rovers.

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