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Thurlow Nunn League chairman sheds light on Premier Division relegation spots

Peter Hutchings, chairman of the Thurlow Nunn League, has confirmed that four teams are 'most likely' to face the chop from the Premier Division at the end of the season as part of extensive changes to the national non-league structure.

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James Blunt and Plan B announced as next headliners for Newmarket Nights

James Blunt and Plan B announced as next headliners for Newmarket Nights

Plan B and James Blunt are the two latest names to be announced as headliners of Newmarket Nights.

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Charlie making a step up after impressive debut

Charlie making a step up after impressive debut

With 10 years of karting experience under her belt, Kathleen Sore thought she had seen it all, writes Liam Apicella.

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LATE JOY: Needham Market players celebrate Adam Mills' late goal at Bloomfields, which earned them an important point against play-off chasing Hendon  Picture: Ben Pooley

Saturday's local football round-up

A late goal secured Needham Market's first point of 2018 while it was a high five for Newmarket Town and there were good wins for AFC Sudbury, Soham Town Rangers and Halstead Town.
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PRIZE WINNER: Belinda Schofield

Joggers in impressive form

A number of Newmarket Joggers braved the fresh and chilly conditions as the Suffolk Cross Country Championships got under way at Culford School on Sunday.

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BIT OF RAIN: A lot of the local football pitches have been badly affected by the volume of rain that has fallen in recent weeks, leading to cancelled games

Waterlogged pitches see cancelled games

Heavy rain has seen a number of local games called off due to waterlogged pitches.

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FUTURE STAR: Aaron O'Toole

Aaron aiming to build on trophy haul

While other 10-year-olds are busy honing their football, rugby and cricket skills, Mildenhall’s Aaron O’Toole has thrown himself head first into karting, writes Liam Apicella.

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SWITCHING CLUBS: Needham's Armani Schaar, pictured right playing at AFC Sudbury, has joined Bury Town on loan to get some more game time   Picture: Ben Pooley

BOSTIK LEAGUE: Needham Market and Bury Town make loan signings

Needham Market have boosted their Premier Division survival bid with loan additions from Billericay Town and Colchester United, while North Division play-off chasers Bury Town have borrowed a midfielder from them.
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POSITIVE NEWS: Newmarket receive their accrediation

Newmarket officially accredited by the game’s national governing body

Newmarket Rugby Club was formally presented with its Rugby Football Union (RFU) accreditation on Sunday.

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Some of the Beavers with a defib, Lakenheath Primary School head Sally Esom and  Mike Rowntree who helped with the fundraising. Picture; Mecha Morton

Lakenheath’s Beavers raise money for five life savers

When Lakenheath’s Beaver scouts decided to raise money to buy the village a public defibrillator they had no idea how well it would turn out.

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If you're caught behind the wheel on your phone you face a 200 fine along with six points on your licence.

Week long crackdown by Suffolk Police to target drivers using phones starts today

Suffolk Police will be targeting drivers using their mobile phones behind the wheel in a week long crackdown.

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Bill Tutte Club members at Newmarket's National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art

Youngsters explore the science behind the racehorse at Newmarket's National Heritage Centre

Young members of a club set up to honour the Newmarket-born Second World War codebreaker Bill Tutte got to know more about the science of the racehorses when they visited the town’s National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art.

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Norwich City fan Ed Seaman’s column: Season is not dead

Norwich City fan Ed Seaman’s column: Season is not dead

Whisper it quietly, but Norwich City’s season might not be dead in the water after all.

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Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: Worries over lack of signings

I don’t think any of us expected a plethora of transfer activity in January.

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Lakenheath is halfway between two schools

School bus protesters urged to give views to county consultation not just social media

People worried about changes to Suffolk’s school transport are being urged to take part in the consultation instead of just signing petitions or posting on social media.

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NEW ROLE: Kevin Grainger will become Newmarket's chairman

BREAKING NEWS: Grainger steps down as Newmarket boss

Kevin Grainger will step down as manager of Newmarket Town following the conclusion of Saturday’s home encounter against Walsham le Willows.

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ON THE MOVE: Dan Brown has joined Ely from Mildenhall

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Ely sign Hall striker

Ely City have completed the signing of Mildenhall Town striker Dan Brown on an initial one-month loan deal.

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ON TARGET: Claudio Ofusu scored a consolation for Mildenhall

Hall’s upturn in form ended

Dean Greygoose believes his Mildenhall Town side ‘forgot what had got them back on track’ during their 2-1 defeat to Aveley on Saturday, writes Liam Apicella.

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Linda McLaughlin  with the thin hospital nightgown her mother June Harvey was sent home from hospital in following treatment for  sepsis and pneumonia. Picture: Mecha Morton

Pneumonia patient ‘sent home in nightie’

A hospital is investigating how an 83-year-old woman with pneumonia was sent home wearing only a thin gown instead of the warm clothes her family had provided.

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HEFTY LOSS: Newmarket's Sarah Haird battles for the ball against Sudbury

Ladies’ second team suffer big defeat as male counterparts dish out their own

EAST WOMEN’S LEAGUE

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