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Suffolk school rating system kept secret to avoid “chilling effect”

How Suffolk schools are rated by local education chiefs is being kept secret – because they say releasing the information is “not in the public interest”.

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Police recover man’s body from river after empty car found on Orwell Bridge near Ipswich

Police have recovered the body of a man believed to have fallen from the Orwell Bridge near Ipswich.

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Julian Osborne who is shaving his beard off to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy UK.

Julian Osborne set for beard shave for Muscular Dystrophy UK

An Ipswich man will be lopping off his facial locks to raise money in remembrance of a friend who died from a rare muscular condition.

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Train delays between Ipswich and Needham Market after vehicle strikes rail bridge

Rail services between Ipswich and Needham Market have been suspended after a vehicle struck a rail bridge between the two stations.

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Laura Fuller with dad Colin Ely

Inspirational dad defies terminal cancer to complete 200ft bungee jump for St Elizabeth Hospice

An inspirational father who is suffering from terminal lung cancer defied his condition and braved a 200ft bungee jump to raise money for charity.

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More than 18,500 people attended the festival at the 100-acre farm in Wherstead at the weekend, which was hit by heavy rainfall.

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Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall, Andy Burnham and Jeremy Corbyn during a Labour leadership hustings debate on BBC1's Sunday Politics.

Is Labour really about to elect the unelectable as new leader?

We all know that the Labour leadership election isn’t the most exciting political event of the year, but I must admit the attempts to liven it up have at least got me thinking about what would happen if we get a Jeremy Corbyn victory.

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Review: The beauty of Santorini provides the perfect back drop for a romantic wedding

When Paul and I decided to get married we were of the same mind: we wanted a really relaxed, laid-back, romantic “just the two of us” wedding, writes the new Mrs Le-Anne Burman.

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