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A former soldier, prison officer and fireman has launched a new company aiming to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress to train as baristas.

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Rock Barracks is staying open, according to Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, as the Woodbridge army base prepares to take on a new specialist capability.

Therese Coffey

Rock Barracks is staying open, according to Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, as the Woodbridge army base prepares to take on a new specialist capability.

Therese Coffey

This month it's 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston.

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A fitness instructor spent more than three hours doing burpees to raise money for charity.

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A Colchester veteran who claims he suffered a campaign of abuse while serving in Suffolk has launched a fight to crack down on bullying in the Army.

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The famous Rendlesham Forest UFO 'sightings' were actually down to British soldiers getting their own back on the Americans, a new theory claims.

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They were bootmakers, farmers, railway clerks... Then war came − and teacher Alfred made sure they weren't forgotten

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Sir John Mills - Suffolk's acting knight - was one of the greatest actors of his generation and a great east Anglian. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke reviews Sir John's career and revisits two interviews he did with the star during the last ten years of his life.

Andrew Clarke

Grounding historical events in personal stories makes them more relatable. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to film-maker Tim Curtis about his latest film which tells the story of two local men and their experiences during The Great War

Andrew Clarke

Obituary: He headed Ford dealership Potters of Framlingham, but there was so much more to 'Mr John' than cars, trucks and tractors

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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

It's the Stars of Suffolk awards on Thursday - one of the highlights of the year in the county. Take a look at the finalists here.

Terry Hunt

The extraordinary story of one Suffolk soldier's journey through the First World War is revealed in five historic telegrams.

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John Powell RVM was in the army for more than 20 years, his daughter tells us his story ahead of Armistice Day.

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Ipswich residents braved sub zero temperatures in a sleep out that aimed to raise awareness for the homeless.

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Londoner Susie adored her adopted Suffolk, and Ipswich Town. During a full life she corresponded with a prisoner on Death Row, and took up parkrunning at Kesgrave at 68

Suffolk County Council

An Ipswich pensioner discovered a 100-year-old letter written to one of her relatives during the First World War.

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Next week a free festival will be held to celebrate the centenary of women's suffrage in Ipswich.

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A drunken king. A 'tax' on pregnant daughters with illegitimate children. Ferocious football… Book 'The Little History of Suffolk' has facts aplenty - many weird and funny

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