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River swimming with Matt Gaw.

Outside swimming enjoys a revival in Suffolk but where is the best place to take a dip this autumn?

As Suffolk and Essex’s rivers and lakes return to full health, it’s not just wildlife that is heading back to the water. Matt Gaw looks at the rise of wild swimming and the best places to take a dip this autumn.

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The 1st XI girls were crowned County Champions on Thursday evening after a superb display in a physically demanding night of hockey. The first match saw a comfortable 3-0 win against Woodbridge School.

County title for Framlingham hockey girls– third in a row

Framlingham 1st XI girls were crowned county champions after a superb display in a physically demanding night of hockey. The first match saw a comfortable 3-0 win against Woodbridge School, goals from Hattie Sunderland (2) and Abby Gooderham.

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Suffolk PGA captain Frank Hill (centre) presents the Ransome Trophy to Lawrence Dodd after his 4 and 3 victory over Rob Pritchard (right) in the final of the SPGA Match Play Championship at Thorpeness. Photograph:
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Lawrence Dodd turns the tables on Robert Pritchard at Thorpeness

Strong winds and squally showers made for difficult conditions for the rearranged final stages of the Suffolk PGA Match Play Championship at Thorpeness. Robert Pritchard (Cretingham) and Lawrence Dodd (Bury Golf Range), first and second in the qualifying stroke play, met in the final.

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Boxer James DeGale, who won gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, spent the day with the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment on Wednesday, 22 October.

Olympic boxer James DeGale visits Colchester Garrison

The gloves came off as Olympic gold medallist boxer James DeGale mucked in with paratrooper training at Colchester Garrison.

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Dorothy Tyler jumping

Sudbury: Dorothy Tyler, first British female athlete to win Olympic medal at Hitler games, remembered at funeral

A pioneering Olympian who paved the way for the decades of female athletes after her was remembered at her funeral yesterday.

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Maddie McGloughlin and Christine Truman.

Ipswich: Christine Truman gives tennis tips to rising star

Ipswich: A former professional tennis player visited a school in Ipswich last week to give some coaching to one of Suffolk’s future stars.

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Runners took part in the Martlesham 10K over the weekend.

Gallery: Woodbridge Lions hope to have raised thousands for charity after successful Martlesham 10k race

Organisers of a charity road race in Suffolk are hoping to have raised thousands for worthy local causes after more than 300 runners turned our on a “wonderful” October morning.

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The colt, Galileo, sold at Tattersalls October Yearling Sale for around £2.6million

Newmarket: Record books rewritten at £84million Tattersalls yearling sale

Records were smashed in the horse racing world this week as Newmarket based bloodstock auctioneers Tattersalls took around £84million in three days – the highest turnover for a sale in European auction history.

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