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Dog Day warning on illegally imported puppies
Puppy buyers are being warned by Suffolk Trading Standards to take care not to buy illegally imported animals

Warning of up to 50mm of bank holiday rain across the east
It is only to be expected for a bank holiday weekend, but the Met Office has today issued a heavy rain on Saturday and Sunday.

Good omens for Old Buckenham Cycling Festival after Team GB Olympic success
Off the back of the rising local uptake in cycling and the success at the Summer Olympics, Old Buckenham has high hopes for its second annual festival, as the big day fast approaches.

Diss Carnival team sets out plans for new era to look back ‘through the ages’
The new Diss Carnival chairman says the town’s signature event in 2017 must honour the legacy of the previous team of organisers and be carried forward with “renewed energy.”

Man suffers suspected broken leg in Wortham motorcycle accident
A man has suffered a suspected broken leg after a motorcycle accident in Wortham this morning.

Delays on the A11 at Attleborough after car and lorry crash
There are delays on the A11 northbound after an accident between an Audi A3 and a lorry in Attleborough this morning.

Developer behind proposed £200 million power station in Eye seeks amendments to consent order
The developer behind a proposed £200 million power station to be built at Eye Airfield is seeking amendments to the design should it decide to go down the one-turbine route.

Horse rescued from river in Palgrave
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to free a foal which had become stuck in a river in Palgrave last night.

Half of Mid Suffolk’s sheltered homes could be axed in council’s proposals
Nearly half of Mid Suffolk Council-run sheltered housing schemes could be axed if new proposals go ahead.

GCSEs boost for schools in Suffolk
More of Suffolk’s 16 year olds achieved expected levels of GCSE attainment in English and maths this year, it has emerged today.

GCSE RESULTS: Diss student so scared he was shaking scoops 13 A*/A grades
Head boy William Ashwood, 16, said he felt “terrified” and “so scared he was shaking” when he woke up this morning to pick up his results from Diss High School.

Combine harvester fire in Cotton
A pair of Suffolk fire crews tackled a combine harvester fire for nearly an hour in Cotton last night.

Polish student who could not speak English four years ago collects superb results at Diss High School
Four years ago Adrian Zabicki, originally from Poland, joined Diss High School, barely able to speak a word of English.

GCSE RESULTS ROUND-UP: Wait is over for students in Diss Express area
Months of waiting is finally over for students in the Diss Express area after picking up their GCSE results.

VIDEO: Jockey Club unveils plans for £10m Newmarket Gallop in the Sky
A £10 million futuristic ‘gallop in the sky’ is being planned by Jockey Club Estates to boost racehorse training facilities in Newmarket’s Hamilton Road.

A14 and A134 at Bury St Edmunds have reopened
Police have reopened the A14 and A134 at Bury St Edmunds which had been closed for about one-and-a-half hours this afternoon.

Vehicle blaze in Wattisfield thought to be caused by overheated brake pads
Overheated brake pads are believed to be the cause of a vehicle fire in Wattisfield this afternoon.

Fifty not out for Stonham Aspal’s Joe
A UK Power Networks employee from Stonham Aspal has had his staying power celebrated after he hit the 50-year milestone with the company.

Banham Zoo trainer to spend 48 hours in vulture aviary to raise awareness of animal’s plight
It’s a fairly safe bet that you won’t be spending next weekend like Banham Zoo’s Peter McLaren, as he attempts to raise awareness and much-needed funds for vulture conservation.

Thelnetham Mill among those open on bumper weekend of events
Heritage lovers will be treated to a weekend of events as mills from across East Anglia area open their doors to the public next month.

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