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Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.

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Ipswich's Callum Connolly holds his head

Bottom club Burton remain four points from safety in the Championship after a low-quality goalless draw at Ipswich.

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The Barclays sign which says Framlington

Barclays apologises for getting the name wrong on the sign in Ed Sheeran's home town.

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Dean Gerken

Ipswich Town goalkeeper Dean Gerken will not play until next season after having an operation on his hip problem.

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Taylor Swift accuses pal Ed Sheeran of 'peacocking'

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That's making himself seem bigger than he normally is, as any casual bird-watcher will tell you.

During a recent interview with the musical buddies, Taylor declared:

“I just want to start by saying that this is what he does, he tries to elevate himself geographically so he can seem better than me.

Experts will study this and say that you’re, like…what are you doing? You're peacocking right now!

Ed's defence is that Taylor is normally wearing heels, so he just looks smaller.

It's all about perspective, folks.

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Helping the homeless: 'I used to have cocaine on my cornflakes'
A charity that works with homeless people says demand for its service has doubled.

Woman dies in Suffolk village despite efforts of ambulance staff

East Anglian Daily Times

Emergency medics touched down in a Suffolk village this morning to reports of a woman who was not breathing – but were unable to save her.

Severe disruption: A12 Suffolk northbound

BBC News Travel

A12 Suffolk northbound severe disruption, at J33 A1214.

A12 Suffolk - One lane closed and queuing traffic on A12 northbound at J33, A1214 (Copdock Interchange), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Doris Shelley: Police to review elderly woman's murder in 1993
Detectives hope for a breakthrough in the case of Doris Shelley, 82, who was killed 25 years ago.
Suffolk County Council HQ

The £490m budget is backed by a full meeting of the Conservative-controlled Suffolk County Council.

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2018 edition of Great East Run launched

The 2018 edition of a half marathon, which organisers said raised £1m for good causes last year, has been launched.

The second Simplyhealth Great East Run will return to Ipswich on 16 September.

Last year's inaugural event saw more than 2,400 people take part.

The start of Simplyhealth Great East Run 2017
Simplyhealth Great East Run
Beyonce on stage

A tour manager explains why shows are costing more and gig prices have gone up in the last 20 years ago.

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Cyclists wear masks against pollution in London

Enter your postcode to see what the air quality is like where you are living in Britain.

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Photographer thanks 'hero' firefighters with portraits
A photographer has taken portraits of the fire crew which put out a blaze at his restaurant, as a thank you.
Orwell Bridge average speed cameras damaged by crash
The crash meant the average speed check has not been working since December.
Liverpool Street station

National Rail expects the disruption to last into the rush hour at London's Liverpool Street station.

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MPs: "Suffolk police under enormous pressure"

Andrew Sinclair

BBC Look East political correspondent

Track defect causing disruption for Liverpool Street trains

Lines in and out of London's Liverpool Street to parts of Cambridgeshire, Essex and Hertfordshire have been blocked by a track defect just outside the station.

A spokeswoman for operator Greater Anglia said trains between Norwich and London were not affected by the problem.

Engineers from Network Rail are at the scene, she added.

A list of trains affected by the disruption is available here.

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Sudbury have fine win in 'Fine City' of Norwich

About My Area

Sudbury embarked on their longest journey of the season to visit the "Fine City" of Norwich and came away with a fine result, another five point win.

Griff Rhys Jones appointed Victorian Society president

Sometime Suffolk resident Griff Rhys Jones has been appointed president of the preservation body the Victorian Society.

Griff Rhys Jones
Victorian Society

It's a promotion - he's been vice president since 2009 and is stepping up to the top job after the death of former president Lord Briggs of Lewes in 2016.

Jones said: "I have long been an admirer of the crucial work they do to help protect vulnerable Victorian and Edwardian buildings at risk, and look forward to further assisting them in that vital role."

The comedian and television presenter, whose house overlooks the Stour Estuary, has played an active role in the River Stour Trust.

He was a spokesman for a campaign which successfully opposed the building of a solar farm in Tattingstone.

Vehicle damages fence and iron railings at Stradbroke Primary School

Diss Express

A school in Stradbroke has been left picking up the pieces after a vehicle crashed into its fence and iron railings.

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Busy 24 hours for Norfolk and Suffolk police seizing cars

The Norfolk and Suffolk roads policing team has tweeted details of five cars it has seized in the last 24 hours.

Here are examples from both counties...

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Ipswich Town U23s thrashed at Colchester

A Town U23 side featuring new signings Barry Cotter and Chris Goteni, as well as trialists Mohammed Sagaf and Ben Stephens, were comprehensively beaten 5-2 by Colchester United at the U's Florence Park training ground on Monday afternoon.

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Man suffers multiple injuries during robbery in Sudbury

Suffolk Free Press

A man suffered multiple injuries as a result of a robbery which took place in Sudbury at the end of last week, setting off a police appeal for witnesses to the crime.

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Clowns gathering in Lowestoft to swap tips

Clown Gathering in Lowestoft, 2018
Andrew Ling

Up to 40 clowns are meeting in Lowestoft over the next five days to hold workshops and lectures on the artform.

Clown Gathering, Lowestoft 2018
Andrew Ling

The fourth Clown Gathering is taking place mainly at the Hatfield Hotel and The Seagull theatre, where there are public performances on Wednesday and Thursday.

Suffolk clown Andy Davis said: "When you work by yourself, by networking and sharing with others you learn so much."

Julie, a clown visiting from Arizona, USA, said: "You can borrow someone's material, but you have to change it and make it your own."

Clown Gathering, Lowestoft, 2018
Andrew Ling
Lauri Love case 'victory for justice'
The father of the alleged hacker hails a ruling that means his son will not be extradited to the US.

Man in court over suspect package left in bank

A man has been charged after police were called out to a suspect package in the Sudbury branch of Barclays Bank on Wednesday.

A 41-year-old man from the town has appeared before magistrates in Ipswich and denied placing an article with intent and communication of false information.

He is also facing a charge of possession of class A drugs, but has not entered a plea yet.

He was granted conditional bail.

Barclays Bank, Sudbury

Abnormal loads heading by road for Newmarket

This morning saw the first of two deliveries of heavy plant vehicles to Newmarket from Warwickshire.

The big machines, which are 5m (16ft) wide are travelling on the back of transporters from Nuneaton via the A14, A142 Windmill Hill and B1103 Croft Road to their destination on George Lambton Avenue.

The first arrived after the morning rush hour, and there's a similar delivery tomorrow.

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Stuston village church in line for £185,000 grant

Diss Express

All Saints’ Church in Stuston could be in line for a huge £185,000 grant, if new exploratory work is successful.

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Cotter set for first Blues appearance for U23s

Deadline-day signing Barry Cotter is set to make his first appearance in a Blues shirt this afternoon when Town’s U23s take on Colchester United at their Florence Park training ground (KO 1pm).

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