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Heavy rain has left several roads in Suffolk flooded

Colder weather expected after Sunday deluge leaves many roads flooded

Forecasters say colder weather is on the way after a day of rain on Sunday led to localised flooding.

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Police and fire services are urging drivers to be flood aware

“Dozens and dozens” of roads blocked as flood water causes misery for Suffolk motorists

Suffolk police and fire services are warning people not to attempt to drive through flooded roads.

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Burglars steal BMW and then ditch it for a stolen Audi in Woodbridge area raids

Thieves who raided four homes in the Woodbridge area stole a BMW from one – and then swapped it for an Audi at their next break-in.

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Nancy Writebol, poses with children in Liberia. AP Photo/Courtesy Jeremy Writebol)

Ebola survivor, Nancy Writebol, to talk at Suffolk press conference for Christian charity

An American Ebola survivor is to tell her story at a press conference in Suffolk.

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The Victorian Christmas Fayre at Mid-Suffolk Light Railway. Victorian costumes were the order of the day.

Hundreds visit Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum for fundraising Victorian Christmas Fayre

The organiser of a Christmas fayre has thanked their railway hosts for giving them “fantastic support”.

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Kelly Chamberlain of the Bear Garden who are celebrating their first birthday during the Ipswich Christmas Market. Photograph Simon Parker

Gallery: Fun to be had down at the Ipswich Christmas Market this weekend

This weekend’s Christmas Market has seen thousands of shoppers pour into Ipswich’s town centre.

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Ipswich Transport Museum rounds off its 2005 season with its annual ‘Christmas Cracker’ event on Saturday 10th December.

The event will feature seasonal special attractions including bus rides, fire engine rides, a treasure trail, music and mince pies.

In addition the Ipswich Community Playbus will be attending to cater for families, and there will be a large Christmas model railway to enjoy. All of our younger visitors will be given 4d (old pennies) to buy their Bus & Fire Engine rides, a mandarin from the old Greengrocer and a goody bag. 

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Don’t wait for the snow to arrive, make your own festive fun in Suffolk this Christmas

Looking for a day out with a difference? Here we have some fresh ideas for days out for you and the family to enjoy as we build up to the festive season.

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Former Westend Star Emma Dodd celebrates five years of her Theatre School

Video: Why there’s no place like home for West End star Emma Dodd who turned her back on the London stage to create her own theatre school in Suffolk

In her sitting room in Ipswich there is a black and white photograph of the stage door at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre.

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Ugly sisters Lady G (Jon De Ville) and Katy P (pink hair, James Parkes) are unleashed in Bury St Edmunds prior to their appearence in Cinderella at the Theatre Royal

Panto season is nearly upon us, but will you be taking your family to see Cinderella in Bury St Edmunds or Beauty and the Beast in Ipswich?

Subtle understatement goes out of the window as the panto season arrives. In his first preview David Henshall takes a look at what’s in store for Suffolk panto-goers.

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The Bank Arts Centre in Eye

Donations needed for grant to secure future of The Bank Arts Centre in Eye

A community arts centre in a Suffolk town has made an appeal for donations to help obtain a grant worth £275,000 to secure its future.

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The Arc shopping centre in Bury is cordoned off due to a gas leak.

Video: The Arc in Bury St Edmunds open as investigations continue into mysterious smell

A shopping centre closed for almost five hours due to a suspected gas leak has re-opened as normal.

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Paul Geater with his letter explaining how his tax was spent. Photograph Simon Parker

What does our tax statement really tell us about Treasury?

I got my first ever income tax statement this week – breaking down where all the money I’ve paid directly to the government has gone.

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Kelly Chamberlain of the Bear Garden who are celebrating their first birthday during the Ipswich Christmas Market. Photograph Simon Parker

Gallery: Fun to be had down at the Ipswich Christmas Market this weekend

This weekend’s Christmas Market has seen thousands of shoppers pour into Ipswich’s town centre.

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Daryl Murphy celebrates scoring Ipswich's second half equaliser at Bournemouth

McCarthy delighted by battling away point against a Bournemouth side ‘nailed on’ for top-six

Bournemouth v Ipswich: Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy was delighted to see his side twice come from behind to secure a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth this afternoon – a side he feels are ‘nailed on’ to finish in the top six.

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Daryl Murphy scores Ipswich's second half equaliser at Bournemouth

Match report: AFC Bournemouth 2 Ipswich Town 2

Bournemouth v Ipswich: Ipswich Town twice came from behind to secure a hard-fought draw against fellow high-fliers AFC Bournemouth, Teddy Bishop and Daryl Murphy scoring second-half goals as Mick McCarthy’s men moved up to fourth in the Championship table.

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Luke Chambers points to Teddy Bishop after the youngster's thrilling run to the be-line had set up Daryl Murphy's goal at Blackpool. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ready, Teddy, go – McCarthy wishes he could play Bishop every game

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he would start talented teenager Teddy Bishop every game if he could.

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Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy.

McCarthy tips Bournemouth for the top six, but says Ipswich head south with ‘no fear’

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is under no illusions as to just how tough tomorrow’s match at AFC Bournemouth is going to be.

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Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick

Big interview: David McGoldrick on Leicester interest, Ireland debut and how he turned his career around

From League One loanee at Coventry City to multi-million pound target for Premier League Leicester City and Republic of Ireland international. STUART WATSON spoke to Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick about turning his career around.

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Magnus Okuonghae, who looks set for a long spell on the sidelines

Colchester United skipper Magnus Okuonghae suffers a bad injury

The early signs for Colchester United skipper, Magnus Okuonghae, are not encouraging following today’s 1-0 home defeat to Coventry City.

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John Sands (blue) during his Bury Town days

Former Bury Town hotshot John Sands cannot wait to prove himself at Conference level with Chelmsford City

Well-known non-league striker John Sands cannot wait to prove himself at Conference level with Chelmsford City.

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Charlie Strutton scores for Braintree at Alfreton

Braintree Town looking for back-to-back wins in the Vanarama Conference with a triumph over AFC Telford

Braintree Town will look to continue from where they left off against Wrexham last weekend in the Vanarama Conference Premier, with a triumph at AFC Telford this afternoon.

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Leiston's Tom Winter has scored four goals in his last three games for the Blues

Former Ipswich Town apprentice Tom Winter enjoying the challenge of Ryman Premier football with Leiston

Former Ipswich Town apprentice and local lad Tom Winter is enjoying the challenge of Ryman Premier football as Leiston host Wingate & Finchley this afternoon.

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