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BBC News - Suffolk

Kieron Dyer: Two men released over alleged racist abuse (17 hours old)

The words "monkey" and "banana" were allegedly used in reference to the retired footballer.

Suffolk metal detectorist finds coin hoard in field behind pub (1 day old)

Metal detectorist Luke Mahoney found the collection after having Sunday lunch at his village pub.

RAF Mildenhall: Reprieve for US air base destined to close (4 days old [31/07/20])

The US Air Force says keeping RAF Mildenhall is now "crucial" having earmarked it to close.

Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area? (10 hours old)

Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules? (4 days old [31/07/20])

Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?

Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings? (4 days old [31/07/20])

Museums, galleries and cinemas are added to the places where face coverings sgould be worn in England.

Coronavirus vaccine: When will we have one? (14 days old [21/07/20])

About 200 groups of medical researchers around the world are working on a vaccine for Covid-19.

Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak (16 hours old)

Key maps and charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world and how it is being dealt with.

PDC World Matchplay: Peter Wright knocked out by Glen Durrant (13 days old [22/07/20])

World champion Peter Wright is knocked out of the PDC World Matchplay in the second round by Glen Durrant.

Ed Vaughan: Newmarket trainer points to prize money cuts as he decides to give up licence (19 days old [16/07/20])

Trainer Ed Vaughan cites reduced prize money as he reveales plans to give up his British licence.

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Evening Star News

Police ‘concerned for welfare’ of 16-year-old missing boy (10 hours old)

Police are renewing their appeal for help in the search for a 16-year-old boy from Felixstowe who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

Live music weekends at Snape Maltings postponed (11 hours old)

For a brief, shining moment, it looked like live music was returning to the Snape Maltings Concert Hall but following the government’s latest announcement about indoor events, the performances planned for August 7 to 9 and August 14 to 16 are now not able to go ahead.

Organisers cancel Red Rooster music festival with ‘heavy heart’ (11 hours old)

Organisers of popular music festival Red Rooster have been forced to cancel this year’s socially distanced event which was due to take place at Euston Hall in Suffolk.

Suffolk and Essex become rural crime hotspots as thieves target farm machinery (12 hours old)

Suffolk and Essex farmers are counting the cost after rural crime rocketed in the two counties in 2019.

Will Suffolk theatres reopen in time for panto season? (13 hours old)

Theatre bosses in Suffolk fear panto season may be a wash out this year as they struggle to work out how to stage the traditional Christmas shows while adhering to social distancing rules.

Readers to be welcomed back into libraries as restrictions further relaxed (13 hours old)

Readers will be able to browse the shelves and select the books they want to borrow as Suffolk Libraries offer more services during the autumn.

Town’s fruit and nut plant geared for growth following merger (13 hours old)

A food business specialising in nuts, seeds, dried fruit and chocolate is planning to increase its investment in its Ipswich factory following a merger of two family-owned firms.

Could this Suffolk project change how we watch sports? (13 hours old)

A Suffolk-based project set to revolutionise the way we watch sport has received nearly £1.5million from the government.

‘When can we reopen?’ - Soft play centres plea as fears grow of closures nationally (13 hours old)

Soft play centre owners in Suffolk and Essex have told of their frustration at having no date for reopening – and say they feel “forgotten”.

Multi-car pile up closes A12 in both directions (13 hours old)

The air ambulance has been called to the A12 at Farnham after a multi-car crash involving as many as five vehicles.

EADT News

WATCH: A look back at Orfordness Lighthouse as its demolition nears completion (9 hours old)

Going, going, gone – here we take a look back at some pictures of the Orfordness Lighthouse as the landmark’s final bricks are removed.

New homes could transform vacant town centre site (10 hours old)

A vacant town centre site looks set to be given a new lease of life.

Activists’ shock as centuries-old oak tree is removed (10 hours old)

Campaigners have been left ‘disappointed’ after Persimmon Homes began work to axe a centuries-old oak tree as part of their new housing development in Thurston.

Police ‘concerned for welfare’ of 16-year-old missing boy (10 hours old)

Police are renewing their appeal for help in the search for a 16-year-old boy from Felixstowe who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

Live music weekends at Snape Maltings postponed (11 hours old)

For a brief, shining moment, it looked like live music was returning to the Snape Maltings Concert Hall but following the government’s latest announcement about indoor events, the performances planned for August 7 to 9 and August 14 to 16 are now not able to go ahead.

Hunt to trace man after woman ‘propositioned’ (11 hours old)

Investigations are under way after a cyclist propositioned a woman before committing a lewd act in front of her.

Woman who coughed at police officer claiming she had Covid-19 is jailed (11 hours old)

A Suffolk woman who repeatedly coughed at a police officer after claiming she had coronavirus has been jailed for seven months.

Organisers cancel Red Rooster music festival with ‘heavy heart’ (11 hours old)

Organisers of popular music festival Red Rooster have been forced to cancel this year’s socially distanced event which was due to take place at Euston Hall in Suffolk.

Special visit for RAF veteran Ron’s 100th birthday (12 hours old)

A Suffolk Royal Air Force veteran has celebrated his 100th birthday with some special visitors from RAF Honington.

Suffolk and Essex become rural crime hotspots as thieves target farm machinery (12 hours old)

Suffolk and Essex farmers are counting the cost after rural crime rocketed in the two counties in 2019.

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