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Youngest newlyweds in UK celebrate their golden wedding anniversary

22 January 2016
Youngest newlyweds in UK celebrate their golden wedding anniversary

Youngest newlyweds in UK celebrate their golden wedding anniversary

22 January 2016

A Mildenhall couple who made the papers 50 years ago for being the youngest newlyweds in the UK are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary today.


Bury residents’ association could fold due to lack of support

15 January 2016
Bury residents’ association could fold due to lack of support

Bury residents’ association could fold due to lack of support

15 January 2016

The chairman of a residents’ association in Bury St Edmunds has made an appeal to councillors and members of the community in the face of falling attendance.


Community are still top priority for new owner of Bury St Edmunds post office

13 January 2016
Community are still top priority for new owner of Bury St Edmunds post office

Community are still top priority for new owner of Bury St Edmunds post office

13 January 2016

As a valued Bury St Edmunds post office changes hands, its old and new owners have expressed their wish to keep it at the heart of the community.


Mildenhall driver lost control and crashed into lamppost following argument with partner, court hears

12 January 2016
Mildenhall driver lost control and crashed into lamppost following argument with partner, court hears

Mildenhall driver lost control and crashed into lamppost following argument with partner, court hears

12 January 2016

A Mildenhall driver who crashed into a lamppost after losing control of his car has been slapped with fines and points on his licence.


Man who died at HMP Highpoint had sought help from mental health team, inquest hears

11 January 2016
Man who died at HMP Highpoint had sought help from mental health team, inquest hears

Man who died at HMP Highpoint had sought help from mental health team, inquest hears

11 January 2016

A man who died at a Suffolk prison had sought help from the mental health team less than a month before his death, an inquest has heard.


New parents settling down after unorthodox Christmas Day arrivals

01 January 2016
New parents settling down after unorthodox Christmas Day arrivals

New parents settling down after unorthodox Christmas Day arrivals

01 January 2016

Having a baby is rarely stress-free, but for two new West Suffolk mothers who gave birth on Christmas Day, the experience was particularly challenging.


‘Loving’ and ‘devoted’ wife beaten by long illness

28 December 2015
‘Loving’ and ‘devoted’ wife beaten by long illness

‘Loving’ and ‘devoted’ wife beaten by long illness

28 December 2015

A man has paid tribute to his ‘truly devoted’ and ‘loving’ wife who passed away last month aged 78 following years of ill health.


Hefty costs for Stowmarket hare coursers

07 December 2015
Hefty costs for Stowmarket hare coursers

Hefty costs for Stowmarket hare coursers

07 December 2015

Two men have been ordered to pay more than £2,000 between them after being convicted of hare coursing on private farmland near Stowmarket.


‘Milestone’ as 5,000 homes and £150m investment for Thetford are approved

02 December 2015
‘Milestone’ as 5,000 homes and £150m investment for Thetford are approved

‘Milestone’ as 5,000 homes and £150m investment for Thetford are approved

02 December 2015

Thousands of homes and £150 million of community investment will be coming to Thetford after the approval of a landmark development.


Tributes paid to Sapiston’s ‘incredible’ oldest resident

01 December 2015
Tributes paid to Sapiston’s ‘incredible’ oldest resident

Tributes paid to Sapiston’s ‘incredible’ oldest resident

01 December 2015

Tributes have been paid to Sapiston’s ‘incredible’ and ‘well respected’ oldest resident, who passed away last month aged 96.


Aldi reopens Thetford store with gift giveaway for customers

26 November 2015
Aldi reopens Thetford store with gift giveaway for customers

Aldi reopens Thetford store with gift giveaway for customers

26 November 2015

Budget supermarket chain Aldi has reopened the doors of its Thetford store today (Thursday) with a special golden ticket event.


Bury campaigners welcome scrapping of tax credit cuts

26 November 2015
Bury campaigners welcome scrapping of tax credit cuts

Bury campaigners welcome scrapping of tax credit cuts

26 November 2015

Campaigners in Bury St Edmunds have welcomed yesterday’s announcement from George Osborne that planned cuts to tax credits are to be scrapped.


ISIL leader in Libya killed in airstrike by F-15s from RAF Lakenheath

25 November 2015
ISIL leader in Libya killed in airstrike by F-15s from RAF Lakenheath

ISIL leader in Libya killed in airstrike by F-15s from RAF Lakenheath

25 November 2015

Two fighter bombers from RAF Lakenheath were used in a US military airstrike which killed ISIL’s leader in Libya.


Sam Smith’s singing teacher brings her cabaret-style show to Bury venue

20 November 2015
Sam Smith’s singing teacher brings her cabaret-style show to Bury venue

Sam Smith’s singing teacher brings her cabaret-style show to Bury venue

20 November 2015

The singing teacher of vocal sensation Sam Smith is set to make a raunchy appearance at a Bury St Edmunds venue next week.


Lisa Chambers resigns from Suffolk County Council

19 November 2015
Lisa Chambers resigns from Suffolk County Council

Lisa Chambers resigns from Suffolk County Council

19 November 2015

Lisa Chambers has today resigned from Suffolk County Council.


Suffolk councils vote in innovative housing company scheme

18 November 2015
Suffolk councils vote in innovative housing company scheme

Suffolk councils vote in innovative housing company scheme

18 November 2015

Three Suffolk councils are to make history after voting overwhelmingly in favour of setting up a housing development company together.


Thetford rapper Franko Fraize supporting Reverend and the Makers on UK tour

17 November 2015
Thetford rapper Franko Fraize supporting Reverend and the Makers on UK tour

Thetford rapper Franko Fraize supporting Reverend and the Makers on UK tour

17 November 2015

After appearing at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Norwich, Thetford rapper Franko Fraize is continuing his winning streak supporting Reverend and the Makers on their UK tour.


New head at Red Lodge primary school helping to ‘turn things around’

14 November 2015
New head at Red Lodge primary school helping to ‘turn things around’

New head at Red Lodge primary school helping to ‘turn things around’

14 November 2015

The new head of a struggling Red Lodge school is rapidly ‘turning things around’, the chair of governors said.


Tensions run high over Sudbury fire station cuts

12 November 2015
Tensions run high over Sudbury fire station cuts

Tensions run high over Sudbury fire station cuts

12 November 2015

Tensions were running high on Tuesday as residents and fire chiefs locked horns over proposed cuts to Sudbury fire station.


Owner’s story of her roaming rat

11 November 2015
Owner’s story of her roaming rat

Owner’s story of her roaming rat

11 November 2015

A rat-lover from Bury St Edmunds has made the ultimate tribute to one of her furry friends – by writing a book about her.