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Team GB selections for two talented youngsters for national competitions

British Athletics will be represented by two young prospects with local connections.

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Two arrests after knife threat robbery in Stowmarket

A man and a teenage girl have been arrested after a man was threatened with a knife and told to hand over cash in Stowmarket.

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From Thames / Syco Entertainment  Britain's Got Talent:  Matt Edwards when he received the Golden Buzzer to go straight through to the semi-finals

Magician aims for TV job after BGT success

Magician Matt Edwards has vowed to stay in the limelight after coming fourth in the Britain’s Got Talent competition.

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Stowmarket burglar police recognised on CCTV was found with stolen watches

A burglar who smashed a patio door to get into a house was found with stolen watches by his bed.

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The Needham Market raft races at Needham Lakes. The Encore Wellness raft (right) and the Ship Faced Nauti Buoys raft (left) battle it out.

Tide of flower power at Needham Market Raft Race

A wave of flower power swept over the 16th annual Needham Market Raft Race.

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Chris Boughton golf column: Trophy-laden Golton appointed manager

Stowmarket Golf Club announced last week that they had appointed Trevor Golton as their new club manager. In a notice to the members, club chairman Russell Morley said: “Trevor will be known to many of you as our current club seniors and Suffolk County Seniors Champion and for running the Buxhall Crown very successfully. He also has a wealth of experience managing divisions of Greene King and Premier Inns and Mercedes Benz and BMW dealerships.”

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Matt Edwards, right, celebrates his place in the BGT final alongside  fellow magician Issy Simpson. Picture: Splash News.

Britain’s Got Talent magician has ‘something special’ planned for tonight’s final

The magician who this week qualified for the final of Britaion’s Got Talent has sent a message to his Suffolk fans.

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Police seek information about Badwell Ash burglary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at an address near Badwell Ash.

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12-year-old arrested after assault in Stowmarket

Police have arrested a 12-year-old boy in connection with an assault in Stowmarket.

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Woman dies after being hit by train at Stowmarket

A woman in her 40s died after being hit by a train at Stowmarket railway station on Friday.

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Gang sought in connection with Stowmarket churchyard assault

Police are appealing for witness following an assault in Stowmarket.

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Jen Overett has set up a petition to improve disabled access at Needham Market Railway Station. 
Sylvia Watson, Wendy Marchant district councillor, Cllr Mike Norris, Stephen and Fiona Andrews and Jennifer Nott. 
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Petition calls for better disabled access at Needham Market railway station

More than 200 people have signed a petition calling for better access for disabled people at Needham Market railway station.

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Jail warning for Stowmarket attack pair

Two men who attacked a man out with friends have been warned by a judge that if they offend again they will be jailed.

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Luke Roberts is missing

UPDATE: Missing Wetheringsett man found

A missing 34-year-old man from Wetheringsett has been found.

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SARS responders celebrate 45th year of service

Medical charity marks 45 years of giving aid

An accident and rescue service celebrated its 45th birthday this week.

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Suffolk County Council elections count at Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre on May 5, 2017

RESULTS: County council elections

Voters in Suffolk, once again, showed overwhelming support for the Conservatives in last week’s county council elections.

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A Renault Clio of the age of the car involved in the chase

Updated: Arrest after car driven down pedestrian way to escape police in Stowmarket

Police have arrested a man in connection with an incident where a car failed to stop and was driven along a pedestrian way in Stowmarket.

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Stowmarket drug user robbed betting shop to get help with his addiction

A Stowmarket drug user who robbed a betting shop afterwards told police that he had done it to get help with his addiction.

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Andrew Wilding and his family are reunited with his lifesavers

Stowmarket father-of-two whose heart stopped is reunited with his lifesavers

A father-of-two whose heart stopped suddenly has praised the ambulance staff and clinicians who saved his life.

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Motorcyclist suffers serious leg injury in Baylham collision

A motorcyclist suffered a serious leg injury following a collision in Baylham on Sunday, April 23.

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