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Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals jailed in Suffolk and north Essex courts in July.

Suffolk Police

It was a hard hot day for a twelve hour time trial at the CC Breckland event and while several records fell, other attempts fell by the wayside, writes Fergus Muir.


The 91st Bury and West Suffolk Tennis Tournament took place last week at Culford School’s Tennis Centre in glorious summer sunshine.


There was a dramatic Stenson Shield quarter-final in which Hintlesham beat Ipswich at the first play-off hole when Suffolk captain Jack Cardy saw off the challenge of 17-year-old Habebul Islam of Ipswich.


Fynn Valley knocked holders Bury St Edmunds out of the Hambro Cup by seven holes at Witnesham.


Parks and gardens across Suffolk and north Essex are celebrating after being honoured with prestigious Green Flag awards.

United Kingdom

The Suffolk Says survey will be hard reading for those championing the county’s town centres.


A mouth-watering Suffolk derby between newly-promoted Felixstowe & Walton United and Bury Town is the standout clash of the first round of Bostik League North fixtures, released yesterday.

Mark Morsley

All-rounder Tom Rash says victory over Bedfordshire shows that Suffolk’s cricketers have put the disappointment of their Unicorns KO Trophy semi-final exit firmly behind them, writes Nick Garnham.


Excitement is building at Felixstowe & Walton as they prepare for life at Step 4 – and Isthmian football.


Seb Anthony and Daisy Glover took the individual honours at the annual Stowmarket Striders Friday Five, the fifth event in the six-strong Friday Five Series.


Bury St Edmunds was transported back in time to the age Charles Dickens and Queen Victoria this week. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke was on set to witness the filming of The Personal History of David Copperfield

Andrew Clarke

David Copperfield has arrived in London or rather Charles Dickens has returned to Bury St Edmunds as writer-director Armando Iannucci brought filming of his latest film The Personal History of David Copperfield to Angel Hill.

Andrew Clarke

A number of scenes for a new star-studded David Copperfield film featuring Dev Patel, Peter Capaldi, Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie are being shot in Bury St Edmunds tomorrow.

Suffolk County Council

Richard Jordan, a stalwart of the Suffolk roads for so many years, has completed the feat of running 100,000 miles during his long career as a long distance runner.


Tourism chiefs in Bury St Edmunds have hailed the success of the town’s Apex venue, as new figures reveal it brings millions to the economy.


Former Ipswich and Bury Town goalkeeper Nick Pope is closing in on an £18million move to Liverpool, according to reports.

Premier League

Copdock & Old Ipswichian captain, Chris Swallow, believes that last Saturday’s five-wicket win over struggling Bury St Edmunds will do wonders for team confidence, going into the rest of the season.


If only stones could talk – what stories could the baffling boulder of Hartest tell, and would its tales need to be censored for those of a delicate disposition?

Weird Suffolk

As the tide turns away from plastic use, a growing number of Suffolk businesses are ditching their reliance on single-use plastic items altogether.

Anglian Water

The ever-popular Friday Five Series, supported by East of England Co-Op, has been up-and-running for a couple of weeks, with Framlingham Flyers hosting the third event this evening.


Stowmarket Town have signed defender Sam Nunn on a two-year deal starting from next season, writes Alex Moss.


Copdock & Old Ipswichian captain Chris Swallow heaped praise on his side after they toppled high-flying Mildenhall on Saturday in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.


Harwich boxers were in good form at Felixstowe’s Brackenbury Sports Centre recently.

The Bury Festival opens this weekend. Nick Wells, the festival director, talks to us about the shows that he is particularly excited about

United Kingdom

Bury St Edmunds travel agent Kimberle is in the running for a natinal award.

United Kingdom

A little over seven years ago, Nick Pope was a college student and a part-time milkman turning out in the Essex and Suffolk Border League after his dream of playing for Ipswich Town was ended. Now he is heading to the World Cup.

Luke Hyam

Josh Mayhew is targeting a run in the FA Vase with Stowmarket Town next season after signing a two-year deal to stay with the club until 2020, writes Alex Moss.

Premier Division

Mike Bacon takes a look at the Suffolk County cup finals, Danny Capriani’s call-up and the speed of speedway!

Marcus Evans

Leiston boss Glenn Driver paid tribute to his players after they won the Suffolk Premier Cup at Portman Road tonight.


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