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Lidl supermarket to open in Halstead this week and create up to 40 new jobs

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Ipswich Crown Court

Great Cornard man avoids jail after downloading indecent images of children

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A new Greater Anglia Class 170208 train

Rail strike looms across Greater Anglia in guards dispute

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Uncertainty around future development in Long Melford fuels concerns

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Two jailed for 50 burglaries including seven in Suffolk and Norfolk

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Car collides with telegraph pole in Little Waldingfield

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Tribute as popular rugby player, 25, dies during match

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Hadleigh Quarry, Peyton Hall Farm, Hadleigh
Alan Shepherd is launching a petition against a planning application to build new facilities at Hadleigh Quarry. 
Picture Mark Westley

Residents’ group campaigns against proposed development at Hadleigh Quarry

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The campaign towards canonising world-famous Suffolk humanitarian Leonard Cheshire as a saint has begun with a Memorial Mass in Cavendish marking 100 years since his birth. Pictured from left: Jeromy Cheshire, Bishop Alan Hopes, Elizabeth Cheshire and Father James Fyfe. Photo credit - Keith Morris.

Campaign to canonise famous Cavendish humanitarian Lord Cheshire as saint begins

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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward.

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘We’ve had a great start – but we need to improve ahead of tougher tests’

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East Anglian Premier League champions Sudbury celebrate with their trophy at Friars Street, after their home match with Swardeston was abandoned due to the weather   Picture: Richard Marsham

Cricket round-up: Sudbury celebrate winning the EAPL while Haverhill are relegated

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AFC Sudbury's players celebrate Adam Mills putting them into a 2-0 lead against Chipstead in the Emirates FA Cup  Picture: Richard Marsham

Saturday's local football round-up

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MOVING ON: Jack Newman in action for AFC Sudbury against Aveley earlier this season. The midfielder has now signed for lower-league Hadleigh United

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Hadleigh sign title winner Newman from AFC Sudbury

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Cornard hoping to emerge as the new kings of the basketball court

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Scully left frustrated after Sudbury tumble to defeat

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Elusive win was still not enough

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Lavenham, Suffolk. Lavenham Library Summer Reading Challenge awards presentation with Suffolk County Councillor Robert Lindsay also pictured is Elise Hardly library manager.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

PICTURES: Suffolk’s young readers receive awards from Summer Reading Challenge

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Lavenham, Suffolk. Lavenham Open Gardens event to raise money for St Nicholas Hospice. Pictured is Neil Warden as Ned the Wool Merchant the original owner of his house on Water Lane. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

PICTURES: Lavenham heads back in time for Open Gardens day

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Wakes Colne, Essex. Chappel Beer Festival at the East Anglian Railway Museum. Bex Wilkinson and David Witherspoon

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PICTURES: Chappel Beer Festival brings cheer to more than 10,000 visitors

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The Black Lion in Long Melford which is undergoing a refurb by new owners The Chestnut Group

The Black Lion in Long Melford is to open shortly after refurbishment by The Chestnut Group

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Pent low, Essex. John & Jo Wilsdon the new landlords of the Pinkuah Arms, in Pentlow which has opened again after a 3 month closure.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

New Pinkuah landlords bring village hub back to life

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Julie Ivory at the Plant Centre in Assington. She won gold last week at the Suffolk Show.    PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Assington business picks up gold at Suffolk Show

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