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This month, Katy Sandalls looks at how a brief moment on TV shows how far attitudes have changed about women’s football – and how far they still have to go.

Premier League

Peace at last, and the lights blaze again across Suffolk and Essex. We celebrate with bands and bunting, parades and patriotic songs, and girls dancing around a fountain

Ipswich

Bitterns are known to be elusive birds - but a photographer captured close-up footage of one catching and swallowing a big fish.

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From life saving emergency crews to volunteers running a nightclub for those with learning disabilities, our community heroes gathered for The Stars of Suffolk awards ceremony 2018 at Trinity Park.

NHS

Motorists concerned that the Orwell Bridge may shut this morning due to high winds are being reassured that a closure is unlikely.

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New goalkeeping coach Jimmy Walker says moving to Ipswich Town was an opportunity he couldn’t turn down.

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Wind conditions are being monitored on the Orwell Bridge after weather forecasts suggested gales of up to 60mph.

Met Office

In a dramatic twist for Strictly Come Dancing, Tess Daly made funnies, judges assessed dancing ability and Graeme Swann was dressed conventionally. And it was still entertaining!

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Dad Lee Harris is concerned – and is doing something about it. (But was Kirstie Allsopp right to smash up her children’s iPads?)

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Several services have been cancelled and others are expecting delays as engineering work between Norwich and Ipswich overran.

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We have survived Halloween Week on Strictly Come Dancing, and Seann Walsh has enjoyed his last television appearance for the next few years.

BBC

Residents and businesses have expressed their anger and concern ahead of a second weekend of work to move an abnormal load following hours of delays which caused traffic chaos in Ipswich.

ipswich

There’s magic in her pencils and brushes… As the skill of Helen Oxenbury is honoured with a deserved biography, she talks about childhood in East Anglia, her enduring love of Suffolk, and getting children hooked on reading

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Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has been taken “seriously ill” after collapsing at the BT Sport studios on his birthday.

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Wherstead Road is currently closed after work to construct a temporary bridge to transport an abnormal load were delayed.

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A town centre road is to be shut in an emergency today (Friday, October 26) so that urgent roadworks can be carried out.

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Ipswich Town fans have been taking to social media to share their views on Paul Hurst’s sacking and the news that Paul Lambert is set to replace him in the Portman Road hotseat.

Paul Hurst

Rail bosses have refunded a Suffolk student after staff took 10% of the cash in her purse as a “storage fee”.

Greater Anglia

Admirers of a picturesque Suffolk high street vying for the title of Britain’s best are being urged to back a final push for votes.

Therese Coffey

As a nation stopped squabbling long enough to watch a televised celebrity dance competition, Strictly Come Dancing returned to BBC One a mere 168 tortuous hours after news broke of Seann Walsh and Katya Jones kissing each others faces.

BBC

Fears have been raised that an Ipswich street has become inundated with drivers breaking the speed limit.

Twitter

Therese Coffey, the MP for Suffolk Coastal, has lended her support to Woodbridge’s Great British High Street Awards bid.

Therese Coffey

A Suffolk artist’s celebration of a “band of brothers” and their selfless work saving lives at sea is set for its first public exhibition – after a year of “nonstop painting”.

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Highways chiefs have said there are no plans to close the Orwell Bridge currently despite some brisk winds in the region.

Met Office

As the leaves turn from green to red and gold, East Anglia’s countryside is full of amazing places to see trees in all their glory. Here are 21 places where you can enjoy all the shades of autumn.

Andy Russell

Many more people across Suffolk and north Essex have seen their homes invaded by swarms of ladybirds. So what are the facts you need to know about these creatures?

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Swarms of ladybirds have been arriving in homes in Suffolk and north Essex - have you spotted any?

Sudbury

Early morning fog is said to be causing dangerous driving conditions for motorists in parts of Suffolk and Essex this morning.

Essex County Council

Two lorries crashing on the A14 has created a mile-long tailback towards Felixstowe.

Suffolk police

Network Rail’s East Anglian route boss has issued a profound apology to Greater Anglia passengers after they suffered two days of delays on the main line to London.

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