Huff is humbled by fans’ support on a podium return to the BTCC

Rob Huff admitted he was humbled after the fans’ response to his return to the British Touring Car Championship (BTTC) at Silverstone, where he secured the Power Maxed Racing team their best result with second in the final race.

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GUTTED: Stow's Anton Clarke and goalkeeper Craig Brand look shocked as Enfield score in the last minute of extra time to win the match

Saturday's local football round-up

It was heartbreak for Stowmarket Town on their return to Greens Meadow after Enfield sent them out of the FA Vase in extra time.
Walking Netball with Journal sports reporter Hannah Dolman and coach Tracey Butcher

Walking netball embraced by Suffolk coach and team

I was never particularly good, but I did enjoy netball as a youngster at school, so I jumped at the chance to try out the latest version — Walking Netball.

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DEPARTED: Mark Benterman, pictured on the touchline at Friends Meadow earlier this season

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Mark Benterman leaves Debenham for Wanderers

Debenham LC have been left without a manager after Mark Benterman made a surprise switch to take on Ipswich Wanderers less than nine months after arriving at Friends Meadow.

ON TARGET: Jordanne Sillitoe struck Newmarkets second goal

Newmarket stage epic comeback in Women’s FA Cup to make club history


SEEING RED: Canveys goalkeeper Harry Newcombe was sent off against Soham on Saturday

Pope shines in The Greens’ penalty shootout

His brother Nick may be capturing global attention with Burnley in the Premier League at the minute, but Josh Pope showed why he is so valued at new club Soham Town Rangers on Tuesday evening.

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Scam warning after false HMRC calls in Suffolk

Suffolk Police have warned of a telephone scam following reports this week that a number of residents have been contacted by a caller claiming to be from the tax office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

TARGET: Connor Mountain is aiming for a podium finish

Connor targets a podium finish: Fen Tigers duo in riders championship bid, while Jolly concedes defeat in play-off quest

Connor Mountain hopes he can turn a few heads by achieving his mission of getting on the podium at this year’s National League Riders Championship at Leicester.

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OPTIMISTIC: Graham Ford is hopeful of an improved 2018

Worly looking to learn from mistakes after safety achieved

Batsman Graham Ford has said Worlington need to learn from their failings after taking their Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship top flight status down to the final day, writes Russell Claydon.

Evie Merrett has Tourettes so she and her mum Josephine will do a muddy obstacle course event to raise money for Tourettes Action.

Picture: Mecha Morton

Evie Merrett hopes to raise awareness as well as cash for Tourettes charity

Evie Merrett has turned a fun day out into a fund raiser for a charity that has helped her with a much misunderstood condition.

TESTING TIME: Whisky Baron and jockey Greg Cheyne (right) got the feel of the Rowley Mile turf with a gallop over five furlongs on Monday

Testing run out for Whisky Baron on Rowley Mile turf

The South African star, Whisky Baron, continued his preparations for the Group 2 Shadwell Joel Stakes, run over the Rowley Mile, with a five-furlong gallop on Monday.

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ON HIS OWN: Newmarkets Harvey Bell suffers from a lack of support around him in Saturdays 62-5 defeat

League champions have far too much for depleted Newmarket


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Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG chairman Dr Mark Shenton recommends getting a flu jab

Aussie flu fears leads to flu jab warning from Suffolk doctors

Doctors are urging people to get a flu jab as a severer outbreak of flu is expected this winter.

The Station Road site marked in red, Rabbit Hill Covert in yellow and Briscoe Way in orange 
Map: Googlemaps

375 homes in Lakenheath get go ahead

A ministerial halt on planning permission for 375 homes and a school in Lakenheath has been removed.

A new Greater Anglia Class 170208 train

Rail strike looms across Greater Anglia in guards dispute

The rail union RMT today confirmed its Greater Anglia members will take two days of strike action over the potential extension of driver only operation.


Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell set for West Suffolk Sports Awards

Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell OBE will be the guest speaker at the inaugural West Suffolk Sports Awards a week on Thursday (September 28).
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’

Perhaps Ipswich can’t be described as convincing, but it’s back to winning ways.

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

The weather played havoc with the final day of Saturday's cricket league season, but it could not rain on Sudbury's parade as The Talbots carried off the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League (EAPL) title for the first time in their history.
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