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  1. Tiptree fruit farmer calls for new SAWS to be brought in as seasonal labour numbers fall and prices threaten to rise

    on June 26th, 2017

    An East Anglian fruit farmer has called for the reintroduction of a Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme (SAWS) as the number of seasonal workers drops to critically low levels on some British farms and fears grow that British soft fruit prices will …

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  2. Ed Sheeran defends himself on Twitter after being accused of playing over backing track during Glastonbury set

    on June 26th, 2017

    Ed Sheeran has hit back at critics who claimed his headline Glastonbury set was played over a backing track.

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  3. Listen to clip of upcoming single Never Gone in memory of Ipswich tennis star Elena Baltacha

    on June 26th, 2017

    A charity single is being releasing in tribute to the late Ipswich tennis champion Elena Baltacha.

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  4. Man, 51, to face death crash charges after 72-year-old Suffolk cyclist died following collision

    on June 26th, 2017

    A 51-year-old man is due to appear in court tomorrow to be formally charged with offences relating to the death of a cyclist near Bildeston.

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  5. Clergy in Suffolk getting younger as church aims to replace retiring vicars

    on June 26th, 2017

    Record numbers of men and women – including those aged in their mid 20s – are coming forward to serve as Church of England clergy across Suffolk.

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  6. Suffolk’s high rise housing will be assessed for fire risks within next four weeks

    on June 26th, 2017

    All high-rise housing in Suffolk will be checked for fire risks within the next four weeks, according to Ipswich Borough Council.

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  7. Investigation launched after a van fell into the River Orwell at Felixstowe docks

    on June 26th, 2017

    The vehicle, believed to be a Ford Transit, fell into the water in the early hours of Saturday June 24.

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  8. Rail travellers to London face disruption over August bank holiday weekend

    on June 26th, 2017

    Rail passengers wanting to visit London this summer are being warned they could face further disruption to journeys because of work on major projects to improve the network.

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  9. Police investigating report of common assault on teenage woman at Little Mix’s Newmarket Nights show

    on June 26th, 2017

    A young woman is reported to have been assaulted at a pop concert in west Suffolk which has faced heavy criticism from angry visitors who say drunken crowds caused “carnage”.

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  10. McDonald’s restaurant in Ipswich given major digital makeover, creating 10 -15 jobs

    on June 26th, 2017

    An Ipswich McDonald’s restaurant has been given a major digital makeover.

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