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Teacher inspired many of his pupils, including Steve Coogan, who gave credit to the former priest in his autobiography

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Festival season will soon be upon us. All ready line-ups for the big summer events are being announced and as ever Suffolk is leading the way when it comes to celebrating culture in all its diversity.

Ed Sheeran

Suffolk enjoyed remarkable success at the annual Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships, with both Ruby Vinton and Ben Peck tasting victory in the under-13 races on an unforgettable day at Loughborough last Saturday.

United Kingdom

East Anglia is wonderful, of course - but is there an aspect of life in the area which you would consign to Room 101?

Ed Sheeran

After much hard graft, the librarian's debut novel is coming out. It's for young readers and billed as 'Scooby Doo high-jinks meet Casper in Gotham City'

United Kingdom

Ipswich Town's Under 23s beat Burnley 2-0 to move seven points clear at the top of the league. Andy Warren was there.

Paul Lambert

A total of 16 people sleeping rough in Suffolk died over the last five years, according to new figures from the government - with seven of those deaths in Ipswich.

United Kingdom

Ipswich Town head to Norwich on Sunday looking for their first win over the Canaries since 2009. ANDY WARREN looks at the big questions ahead of the game.

Jonas Knudsen

In this week's column, Mike Bacon takes a look at the FA Cup and the demise of the replay... The demise of the FA Cup?

Mike Bacon

Ruby Vinton produced a terrific sprint finish to retain her under-13 girls' title at the South of England Cross Country Championships, which were staged at the notoriously tough Parliament Hill Fields on Hampstead Heath in north-west London on Saturday.

United Kingdom

A new rail freight service connecting the Port of Felixstowe with the Birch Coppice terminal in the Midlands has been launched by GB Railfreight.

United Kingdom

Ipswich are through to a cup final for the second year running as the Senior Men upset London Greenhouse Pioneers on Sunday to advance to the Patrons Cup Final, writes Rob Schatten.

Liverpool

What was the best Beatles era, the lovable mop-top fab four of the early 60s or the long-haired, moustached experimental musicians of the late 60s? Andrew Clarke and Judy Rimmer come together to disagree

Andrew Clarke

The late Beatles were great - but don't overlook their early work! Here's a tribute to the early singles and albums.

Liverpool

Marlene Lever worked at Sudbury's North Street Woolies for 27 years. Then the company collapsed. When Marlene went, she took her locker with her...

Sudbury

An uninsured drug-driver handed himself into police two months after failing to show up at court to be convicted.

UN Court

IN his latest column, Mike Bacon takes a look at Town's FA Cup tie at Accrington and reflects on the bravery of motorsport competitors.

Mike Bacon

Campaigners are expected to protest against rising rail fares as many commuters return to work from the Christmas holidays.

Department for Transport

What were the biggest TV moments of 2018? We look at the last six months of the year and discover why 2018 was big for the Dyer family, which unusual guests appeared on Bargain Hunt and how the BBC and ITV had a Brexit row of their own.

Jeremy Corbyn

In this week's Bacon's Bites, Mike Bacon takes a look at the on-going racism debate in football. And why head injuries in sport are a concern, but should some sports be banned?

Mike Bacon

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is keen to add some Championship experience to his relegation-battling squad as soon as possible in January. In part one of this feature, STUART WATSON looks at some midfielders who fit the bill.

Cole Skuse

With its peeling paintwork and clunky suspension, Ella Wilkinson's battered Mazda 3 was not a picture of health but she loved it all the more for that but had to resort to a hammer when she locked herself out!

My First Car

Rail passengers hoping to make a weekend rail trip to London from East Anglia at the beginning of 2019 are facing three more months of disruption and replacement bus journeys.

Network Rail

The Suffolk duo of John (Jack) Millar and Emily Moyes both featured in medal-winning squads at the European Cross Country Championships, staged at Tilburg in Netherlands today.

France

Ipswich Town were undone by a goal in either half at Stoke as the gap to safety grew following their fourth-straight defeat.

Freddie Sears

Emily Moyes, who will be running for Great Britain at the European Cross Country Championship this weekend, insists that she doesn't even particularly like cross country!

United Kingdom

In his weekly column, MIKE BACON asks what has happened to Ipswich Town FC? And who is to blame?

Paul Hurst

Suffolk athlete John (Jack) Millar has been selected to run for Great Britain at next month's European Cross Country Championships.

United Kingdom

Overheard wire faults are causing problems for commuters this afternoon.

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Suffolk-based specialist MH Goals has completed the largest Football Foundation funded project in the country - Parklife in Liverpool.

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