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Sizewell A and B

Staff uncertainty as plant site operator at Sizewell A set to cut 1,600 jobs

Staff at the redundant Sizewell A nuclear power station will have to wait to find out if their jobs are safe from planned redundancies.

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Thousands do not use the internet

One in six residents are not using the internet in Suffolk, leading to fears they are being left behind

As more and more vital services move online, figures have revealed more than 15% of Suffolk residents have either never used the internet, or not logged on in the past three months.

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Speed restrictions on the A12 for resurfacing

A12 roadworks on Essex/Suffolk border set for completion by end of May, bringing an end to 40mph speed restriction

Officials at the government’s new Highways England agency are hopeful that the speed limit on the A12 between Ipswich and the Essex border will be lifted by the end of the month.

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The crash on the A12 near Wickham Market.

Oil spread out on A12 near Wickham Market after lorry and van crash

A lorry and van crashed on the A12 near Wickham Market after a blow-out tyre puncture.

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James Rowe with his sisters, Amy and Beth

Family of James Rowe, from Ipswich, hope his tragic death to diabetes may make other sufferers realise seriousness of the illness

A father has spoken out about his 24-year-old son’s untimely death in a bid to prevent another “avoidable tragedy” as a result of diabetes.

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BBC Springwatch presenters Martin Hughes-Games, Chris Packham and  Michaela Strachan launch the new series at Minsmere Nature Reserve.

BBC2 Springwatch team swoop back into Suffolk for new series starting Bank Holiday Monday

The BBC’s new Suffolk-based Springwatch series was launched yesterday with an impassioned call from Chris Packham for the popular TV wildlife programme to be a springboard that switches viewers on to the urgent need to reverse nature’s dramatic declines.

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Ed Sheeran wins the Songwriter of the Year  Award, at the Ivor Novello awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. PHOTO: Ian West/PA Wire

Video: Framlingham’s Ed Sheeran considers taking one year holiday after winning Ivor Novello Award

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran said he is considering taking a year off after he was named songwriter of the year at the Ivor Novello Awards.

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The company of Slice of Saturday Night

Review: A Slice of Saturday Night, West Suffolk College, until Saturday, May 23

There was an Emile Zola quote on the front of the programme for West Suffolk College’s production of 60s musical, A Slice of Saturday Night: “If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.”

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Music by the Sea open air charity concert returns to Aldeburghs seafront. Photo by Dominic Whiten.

Music through the years at concert by the seaside in Aldeburgh

A free open air concert returns to the Suffolk coast in July, showcasing hits from the last 50 years.

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Having fun at Bressingham

Video/Gallery: Review - Bressingham Steam and Gardens entertains even on a wet, miserable Sunday afternoon

For those looking for inspiration this half term, Natalie Sadler shares her experience of a rainy day out at Bressingham Steam and Gardens, just outside Diss.

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Vintage food truck My Kitchen Your Place with owner Phoebe Cripps.

Big Fat Cow Burger Joint, Baytree and My Kitchen Your Place all taking up stands at the Suffolk Show

As well as the chance to buy loads of food to take home, the Suffolk Show presents plenty of opportunities to eat out.

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Image issued by the British Geological Survey of a graphic showing where an earthquake struck in Sandwich, Kent. Photo: British Geological Survey

‘It felt as if our house was being broken into’ - Suffolk and Essex residents react to earthquake

Earth tremors have been felt in Suffolk and Essex after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck Kent.

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David Ellesmere appears to have learned the lessons from the election defeat - but could have a long wait for the next Labour government.

Don’t expect a new Labour government any time soon

Ipswich Labour candidate David Ellesmere this week came up with a very honest and courageous admission about why his party did so badly in the general election.

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Airbus lands in Bury St Edmunds to make innovative upcycled garden and outdoor spaces - here a large section of an A320 Airbus fuselage is delivered

Video/Gallery: Airbus A320 lands in Bury St Edmunds ready to be upcycled into a garden pod

An A320 Airbus is not the usual mode of transport you would expect to see arriving in the rural market town of Bury St Edmunds.

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Ipswich Town See all

Paul Anderson leaps over a challenge at Birmingham this season.

Birmingham City, Fulham and Wigan Athletic keen on out-of-contract Ipswich Town winger

Championship duo Birmingham City and Fulham, plus relegated Wigan Athletic are keen on signing out-of-contract Ipswich Town winger Paul Anderson, we understand.

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Portman Road. Photo: Ashley Pickering

Take part in our big end of season Ipswich Town survey

Ipswich Town have just enjoyed their best season in a decade – and we want to know your thoughts.

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Tyrone Mings in action for Town.

TV viewer 180 miles away reports fan to police for abusing Ipswich’s Tyrone Mings during Norwich game

A 17-year-old football fan has admitted abusing Ipswich’s Tyrone Mings after police were called by a television viewer 180 miles away.

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Sir Bobby Robson with a statue of himself as Ipswich Town manager. Photo: Andrew Parsons

Jose Mourinho talks about lasting respect for Sir Bobby Robson in talkSPORT radio interview

Chelsea’s Premier League-winning manager has been speaking about his admiration for former Ipswich Town manager Sir Bobby Robson in a radio interview.

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Frank Nouble

Former Ipswich Town striker released by Coventry City

Former Ipswich Town striker Frank Nouble has been released by League One Coventry City.

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Rohan Tungate

Ipswich Witches progress to League Cup semi-final after Plymouth Devils win

Ipswich Witches secured a much-needed win at Plymouth on Friday night, 49-41, to finish top of the Southern section and progress to the semi-final of the League Cup.

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Matrix Fitness Women’s Team Helen Wyman and Lucy Martin attended a celebration to mark the upcoming Women’s Tour to Suffolk at Thorpness Country Club.

Elite cyclists visit county ahead of return for Women’s Tour race

A seaside Suffolk venue hosted a special event amid building excitement for the arrival of this year’s Women’s Tour cycling race.

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Raymond van Barneveld is coming to Ipswich. Photo: Clive Gee/PA Wire.

Update: Second Ipswich Masters darts exhibition announced after first show at Corn Exchange featuring Raymond van Barneveld sells out in almost 30 minutes

A second major darts exhibition in Ipswich has been announced after the inaugural star-studded Ipswich Masters at the Corn Exchange sold out in around 30 minutes this morning.

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Danny King rears up ahead of Claus Vissing (yellow helmet) and Rohan Tungate, before falling in heat thirteen of the Ipswich v Berwick (Knock Out Cup) meeting at Foxhall Stadium. Picture: Steve Waller

Tungate ‘gutted’ as Witches now head west

Rohan Tungate admits to being ‘totally gutted’ after his costly last place in heat 15 against Berwick at Foxhall Stadium on Thursday night cost his side victory.

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Long Melford celebrate winning the Thurlow Nunn First Division title.

Park Life Special – Non-league predictions caused a summer storm...let’s take a look at them!

In the second of his two-part 2014/15 non-league review, Will Ridgard looks at the fortunes of the Thurlow Nunn League teams, with particular reference to some dodgy pre-season predictions!

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