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Sir John French: a colourful character and respected soldier

War History: Sir John French - a talented soldier whose private life was marked by scandalous affairs

We’ve heard about the Suffolk men who fought at the battle of Neuve Chapelle.

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Suffolk County Council's base at Endeavour House

Jobs on the line as Suffolk County Council conducts major shake-up of education services

Up to 23 jobs could go in a major shake-up of Suffolk County Council’s education services.

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The vandals tore through Bury St Edmunds

Vodka-fuelled vandals ordered to pay back more than £5,000 after ‘night of madness’ in Bury St Edmunds

A drunken “night of madness” saw vandals rack up over £5,000 of damage to cars, pubs and property as they roamed the streets of Bury St Edmunds.

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Firefighters tackle Ipswich lorry fire in Hatfield Road

Firefighters tackled a lorry fire in Ipswich last night, after police reported the vehicle in Hatfield Road.

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Pupils at Easton Primary School created homemade Easter bonnets.

Brilliant bonnets on display as children stride out for Easter parade

The last day of term came with added excitement at one Suffolk school, where pupils lined up to show off their finest festive headgear for the annual Easter bonnet parade.

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Robber steals hundreds of pounds in hold-up at Dales Road Post Office, Ipswich

A man held up an Ipswich post office this morning demanding cash from a female attendant.

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A crossing over the Wet Dock lock gates could ease congestion.

A Wet Dock Crossing could be good – whoever’s in power

I learned many years ago not to take any budget at face value while it is being delivered by whoever is the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the day.

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Review: Walk in the footsteps of Hollywood’s Oscar-winning stars with a trip to LA

With the Oscars awarded tonight, Andrea Powell says it seems fitting this week to write about her stay in Hollywood.

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