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Thursday, October 1, 2015

Hadleigh’s inaugural cycling festival last month attracted more than 200 cyclists to the roads around the town.

Video:Farewell to motocross rider Tom Pattison

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Funeral of motocross rider Tom Pattison at St Michael's Church, Beccles.

The sounds of motocross bikes echoed around Beccles as family and friends gathered to say goodbye to rider Tom Pattison.

Len Phoenix with the 12 medals he won after competing in 14 races at a swim meet in Jersey

A 66-year-old swimmer from Suffolk is celebrating after gaining 12 out of 14 medals at a competition last weekend, putting him just 28 medals shy of his 1,000 goal.

Liz Nice completes the Ipswich Half Marathon

This was my second Larking Gowen Ipswich half marathon (the first was in 2012) but the course has changed somewhat, writes runner Liz Nice.

Hundreds of people gathered for a special motocross meeting in memory of Tom Pattison. 
Middle: Tom's mum and dad Theresa and Dave.

Hundreds gathered to pay tribute to the young father who lived in Beccles with his wife and young daughter.

Swimmers from Mildenhall SC visited the London Aquatics Centre for a training session over the summer

It might have been in the middle of the summer holidays but that did not stop swimmers from Mildenhall Swimming Club donning their goggles for training day with a difference.

The Newmarket and District SC at the Thetford Nifty Fifty event

It’s a test of stamina, tactics and, ultimately, speed.

Rod Allard and Robert Price have been given long service awards

Saint Edmund Pacers running club have recognised the achievements of stalwart members Rod Allard and Robert Price, with a special presentation made by former Chicago Marathon winner, Paul Evans.

Tom Pattison died at Blaxhall Circuit on September 13.

A community has raised nearly £3,000 in less than two days to help support the young family of motocross rider Tom Pattison who died on Sunday.

Tom Pattison died at Blaxhall Circuit on September 13

A memory ride has been organised by friends of motocross rider Tom Pattison at his favourite race track on Sunday, following his death at the weekend.

Reece Topley has been picked for England

Rising Suffolk cricket star Reece Topley has been selected in England’s limited overs squads for the upcoming series with Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Event director Rory Marriott holds a cake celebrating Ipswich Parkrun's third anniversary with cartoon characters and superhero-themed fancy dressed runners.

Superheroes and cartoon characters took to an Ipswich park this weekend to celebrate the third anniversary of an ever-growing sporting event.

The cyclists in the Aviva Tour of Britain pass down The Strand under the Orwell Bridge in Ipswich on their way to the finish line.

The lead organiser of the UK’s top cycle event which raced across Suffolk this weekend has admitted a Tour of East Anglia would be a great addition to the cycling calendar.

The air ambulance landing at the stadium earlier today

The motocross community are tonight in shock after the death of a young rider at Blaxhall earlier today.

Apache attack helicopters made way for bicycles today (Sat 12th Sept) as the Aviva Tour of Britain sprinted down the runway at Wattisham Flying Station.

An enthusiastic crowd of soldiers and their families welcomed 120 of the worlds top cyclists as they raced through Wattisham, the first time the Tour has passed through a military base. The bases 2,400-metre runway provided a unique setting for an intermediate YodelDirect Sprint.

The runway was flanked by Phantom and Hunter fighter jets, recalling the stations history as an RAF base during the Cold War, while the finishing line for the sprint was marked by a pair of Apaches.

The stage, broadcast live on ITV4 and British Eurosport, was the seventh and penultimate day of the Tour, taking riders 142 miles from Fakenham to Ipswich.

For Instagram, the official race hashtag to use is: 
#AvivaToB2015 and you might as well throw in a #apache

MoD release authorised handout images. 
All images remain crown copyright. 
Photo credit to read - Corp

Andre Greipel has won stage seven of the Tour of Britain.

The tour of Britain makes its final climb to the finish up Hartside during Stage Five. PA Photo: Owen Humphreys

Cycling fever takes over Suffolk today as two key events – a fundraising bike ride to help historic churches and British cycling’s premier road race – attracts hundreds of riders and spectators.

Runners take part in the Ipswich Parkrun in Chantry Park

If you are looking for inspiration this weekend, we can help with our guide to what’s on in Suffolk over the next few days.

The 2014 Jersey winners

Excitement is building in the Suffolk cycling community as the county prepares to welcome stage seven of the Aviva Tour of Britain on Saturday.

Mark Cavendish (stock photo).

Cycling fans in Suffolk have been dealt a blow after Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour of Britain due to injury.

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