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Blizzard conditions make driving hazardous at Wattisham. Photograph Simon Parker

Gallery: Snow flurries hit Suffolk and north Essex - weather chiefs warn commuters to take care on roads

Snow showers are sweeping across the region and are expected to reach all parts of Suffolk coming into the evening.

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Pupils of the Singing Squad at Rushmere Hall School rehearse for their performance at the O2 in London as part of Young Voices. Photograph Simon Parker

Gallery: Singers from Rushmere Hall in Ipswich to perform at the O2 Arena in London

It is a stage that has welcomed the likes of AC/DC, Beyoncé and Elton John.

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Tunu Miah and Julie Begum with the school project books at the launch of the Bangladeshi Support Centre's Curry and Culture Heritage Project Exhibition at Endeavour House. Photograph Simon Parker

Gallery: Curry and Culture Heritage Project Exhibition launched by Ipswich and Suffolk Bangladeshi Support Centre

An exhibition celebrating Suffolk’s Bangladeshi community, honouring their heritage and contribution to the region, has been launched.

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A blustery day in Suffolk created some dramatic cloud formations in Framlingham.

Gallery: From bright blue skies to threatening black clouds in a matter of moments

The skies above Framlingham were full of the hope this morning, light, fluffy clouds set against a brilliant blue backdrop.

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Holocaust Memorial Week at the University of Essex has been chosen to host one of the 70 candles designed by Sir Anish Kapoor for the UK Holocaust Memorial Day Trust to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The candle was lit by holocaust survivor Frank Bright.

Video/Gallery: Essex marks Holocaust Memorial Day

A Procession of Light led by a concentration camp survivor was held at the University of Essex to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, while a service was held on Clacton seafront.

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Brisk trading at the Corn Exchange in November 1970. (Photo Jerry Turner/Archant)

Gallery: Kindred Spirits - do you remember the produce market held weekly at the Ipswich Corn Exchange?

A popular feature of the Ipswich town centre for decades was the produce market in the Corn Exchange, writes David Kindred.

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Logistics and maintenance troops at 16 Air Assault Brigade on Exercise Eagles Prey

Gallery: Support troops based in Colchester brush up on their soldiering skills

Chefs, mechanics and drivers based at Colchester Garrison have been put through their paces on an exercise to polish their soldiering skills.

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John Goodwin, from donor Virridor Credits, Church Warden Wendy Sadler, PCC Treasurer June Pendle and Revd Liesbeth Oosterhof lead a service of thanksgiving at St Mary the Virgin Church in Erwarton after people raised more than £125,000 to repair its tower.

Gallery: Historic St Mary’s church at Erwarton is preserved for generations to come thanks to the dedication of parishioners

Once in danger of crumbling, the tower of an historic Suffolk church has been saved for future generations.

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Andy Cutting recently scored consecutive 300 games at Kingpin Bowling Alley in Martlesham Heath.

Gallery: Andy Cutting scores back-to-back perfect 300 games at Kingpin in Martlesham

Achieving perfection is the Holy Grail in sport. There is simply no better way of etching your name into folklore.

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Hadleigh United v Whitton United 

Left to right, Chris Williams and Paul Donnelly.

New Hadleigh United boss Ian Brown gets off to perfect start against former side Whitton United

Ian Brown got off to the perfect start as manager of Hadleigh United on Saturday as the Brettsiders defeated Suffolk rivals Whitton United 3-2 in a five-goal thriller.

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West End star Ruthie Henshall participates in St Joseph's Preparatory School's Aerobathon with her daughter and the schools' Dr Martin Hine to raise money for a school in Kenya. Photographs: Su Anderson

Gallery: West End star Ruthie Henshall joins St Joseph College Ipswich students for workout

What better way to get ready for the day ahead than an aerobics workout with West End and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall?

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Alasdair Nicol and Barry Twomey, with the Felixstowe Coastguard, go through a mud rescue exercise at Kirton Sluice on Sunday, 25 January.

Video: Felixstowe Coastguard Rescue Team practice mud rescue drill with exercise in Kirton Creek

Last year they carried out 84 missions, helping those in need around the region’s waterways. Reporter Edmund Crosthwaite joined Felixstowe Coastguard Rescue Team as they staged a dramatic training exercise.

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Suffolk Agricultural Association has organised for a tractor to visit Wickham Market Primary School to promote and encourage kids into farming and a chance to learn more about tractors. Pictured is Ryan Chapman.

Gallery: Association aims to plant the seed to get more youngsters into farming

An initiative is being launched to teach young people across Suffolk more about farming, and the career opportunities it provides.

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Kesgrave Social Club was alive with the sound of Rock n Roll as the Foxyrock Hop took place on Sunday night.

Gallery: Foxyrock rock ‘n’ roll club in Kesgrave is a step back in time

A dance class in Kesgrave has taken a step back in time with a 1950s themed rock ‘n’ roll dance evening.

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Stowmarket's Sam Cross is beaten in this line out by a Beccles opponent

Gallery: Stowmarket rugby side can’t break down Beccles

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This was a missed opportunity for Stowmarket as they dominated possession but failed to put together any real sequences of controlled attacks to break down a stubborn and well-organised Beccles defence.

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Pupils from Castle Hill Infant and Junior School take part in the fake wedding ceremony at St Mary and St Butolph church in Whitton Church Lane. Photograph Simon Parker

Gallery: Pupils at Castle Hill Infant School in Ipswich stage mock wedding at St Mary and St Botolph Church

Schoolchildren learned about the sanctity of marriage when taking part in a mock wedding at a church in Ipswich this morning.

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Kerry Robinson (left) and Gemma Rattle judge the Great Kesgrave Bake Off. Photograph Simon Parker

Gallery: Kesgrave High School pupils take inspiration from Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in Great Kesgrave Bake Off final

Budding cake bakers from Kesgrave High School have taken inspiration from Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood to take part in the school’s first Great Kesgrave Bake Off.

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Paul Anderson tries to turn his marker at Brighton

GALLERY & REPORT: Ipswich Town pass up chance to go top at rejuvenated Brighton

‘After you’. ‘No, I insist, after you’ – this is turning into a rather polite Championship promotion race.

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Ipswich Witches 1976 Division One and KO Cup winners

Gallery: 10 moments in time for Ipswich Witches

EADT sports writer Mike Bacon takes a look at some happy and not so happy moments in time for the Ipswich Witches

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Carr Street in Ipswich as it was in 1962 compared to 2014

Gallery: Ipswich Society release pictures showing how town has changed over past 150 years

The Ipswich Society has delved into its photograph archive to give a fascinating insight into life in Ipswich over the last 150 years, and is now encouraging the public to take a look at its recently compiled digital archive for the first time.

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