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Brandon and Weeting residents collaborate to battle regeneration proposal

15 January 2015
Brandon and Weeting residents collaborate to battle regeneration proposal

Brandon and Weeting residents collaborate to battle regeneration proposal

15 January 2015

Communities in Brandon and Weeting are fighting against ‘opportunist’ regeneration plans which threaten to ‘devastate the heart’ of the town.


Public outcry over controversial plans for new homes in West Row

09 January 2015
Public outcry over controversial plans for new homes in West Row

Public outcry over controversial plans for new homes in West Row

09 January 2015

Residents in West Row have spoken out in strong objection to plans for more than 100 new homes in the village.


RAF Mildenhall to close, Defense Secretary confirms

08 January 2015
RAF Mildenhall to close, Defense Secretary confirms

RAF Mildenhall to close, Defense Secretary confirms

08 January 2015

RAF Mildenhall will close as part of sweeping European reorganisations, the US Defense Secretary has confirmed.


Suffolk County Council yet to lift suspension on new admissions to Mildenhall care home

07 January 2015
Suffolk County Council yet to lift suspension on new admissions to Mildenhall care home

Suffolk County Council yet to lift suspension on new admissions to Mildenhall care home

07 January 2015

An underperforming care home in Mildenhall is still not receiving new admissions from Suffolk County Council - more than five months after they were first suspended.


Police competition helps Norfolk pupils understand internet safety

05 January 2015
Police competition helps Norfolk pupils understand internet safety

Police competition helps Norfolk pupils understand internet safety

05 January 2015

Staying safe online is the focus of a new competition being launched in primary schools across Norfolk next month.


Driver stole nearly £300 of fuel from garages around Bury St Edmunds, court hears

04 January 2015
Driver stole nearly £300 of fuel from garages around Bury St Edmunds, court hears

Driver stole nearly £300 of fuel from garages around Bury St Edmunds, court hears

04 January 2015

A plucky driver who stole nearly £300 worth of fuel from four different petrol stations around Bury St Edmunds had been going through money troubles, a court has heard.


Residents on Bury St Edmunds estate fights to regenerate ‘heart’ of community

31 December 2014
Residents on Bury St Edmunds estate fights to regenerate ‘heart’ of community

Residents on Bury St Edmunds estate fights to regenerate ‘heart’ of community

31 December 2014

A Bury St Edmunds community is fighting to put the ‘heart’ back into its estate after receiving a £10,000 boost towards the renovation of a dilapidated play area.


Tuddenham St Mary unveils war memorial to village’s 80 veterans

31 December 2014
Tuddenham St Mary unveils war memorial to village’s 80 veterans

Tuddenham St Mary unveils war memorial to village’s 80 veterans

31 December 2014

A village near Mildenhall is celebrating after unveiling a war memorial to its men who served in World War One - just inside its centenary year.


New development in Brandon regeneration saga as consultation launches

31 December 2014
New development in Brandon regeneration saga as consultation launches

New development in Brandon regeneration saga as consultation launches

31 December 2014

The fight for Brandon’s regeneration took another step forward last week as a consultation on plans for hundred of new homes and a relief road was launched.


Thetford drink-driver was ‘stressed’ about family and work, court hears

31 December 2014
Thetford drink-driver was ‘stressed’ about family and work, court hears

Thetford drink-driver was ‘stressed’ about family and work, court hears

31 December 2014

A Thetford dentist who got behind the wheel while three times the drink drive limit had been suffering from personal and work-related problems, a court has heard.


Generous Elmswell residents help restore Victorian village ‘gem’

27 December 2014
Generous Elmswell residents help restore Victorian village ‘gem’

Generous Elmswell residents help restore Victorian village ‘gem’

27 December 2014

A ‘long-forgotten gem’ in Elmswell has been restored to its former Victorian glory - following generous donations from residents.


Bury St Edmunds couple with newborn son have lucky escape after washing machine explodes

26 December 2014
Bury St Edmunds couple with newborn son have lucky escape after washing machine explodes

Bury St Edmunds couple with newborn son have lucky escape after washing machine explodes

26 December 2014

A couple from Bury St Edmunds have been left in shock after their washing machine exploded - just a few days after they brought their newborn son home from hospital.


Hargrave church bell rings for first time in decades after restoration

25 December 2014
Hargrave church bell rings for first time in decades after restoration

Hargrave church bell rings for first time in decades after restoration

25 December 2014

Residents in a village near Bury St Edmunds have been treated to a special Christmas treat - the sound of their church bell chiming for the first time in decades.


Principal of Thetford primary academy to step down next year

22 December 2014
Principal of Thetford primary academy to step down next year

Principal of Thetford primary academy to step down next year

22 December 2014

The principal of the Diamond Academy in Thetford has announced he will be stepping down at the end of the school year.


Teacher makes 100-mile effort for West Suffolk charity in memory of mother

21 December 2014
Teacher makes 100-mile effort for West Suffolk charity in memory of mother

Teacher makes 100-mile effort for West Suffolk charity in memory of mother

21 December 2014

A teacher and sports enthusiast from Bury St Edmunds made a Herculean effort for a West Suffolk charity earlier this month - by completing four marathons in two days.


Two West Suffolk authors launch new books in time for Christmas

21 December 2014
Two West Suffolk authors launch new books in time for Christmas

Two West Suffolk authors launch new books in time for Christmas

21 December 2014

Two seasoned West Suffolk authors launched their latest books last week – just in time to attract the Christmas shoppers.


Three Bury St Edmunds car parks rake in £8.5m in four years, figures reveal

19 December 2014
Three Bury St Edmunds car parks rake in £8.5m in four years, figures reveal

Three Bury St Edmunds car parks rake in £8.5m in four years, figures reveal

19 December 2014

Three off-street car parks in Bury St Edmunds have raked in more than £8.5 million for the council in the past four years, figures have revealed.


A11 Fiveways roundabout set to get new garage and fast food outlet

16 December 2014
A11 Fiveways roundabout set to get new garage and fast food outlet

A11 Fiveways roundabout set to get new garage and fast food outlet

16 December 2014

A gateway project involving a petrol station and fast food outlet at the A11 entrance into Mildenhall is taking place - just days after dualled road was finally opened.


Magistrates Court redevelopment in Thetford complete

16 December 2014
Magistrates Court redevelopment in Thetford complete

Magistrates Court redevelopment in Thetford complete

16 December 2014

A project to redevelop the old Magistrates Court in Thetford has reached completion, making more affordable housing available to local residents.


FEATURE: Rising from the ashes - the reconstruction of Cupola House

14 December 2014
FEATURE: Rising from the ashes - the reconstruction of Cupola House

FEATURE: Rising from the ashes - the reconstruction of Cupola House

14 December 2014

The 17th century facade of Cupola House is still shrouded in scaffolding and plastic sheets, the hangover from the devastating fire in June 2012. But behind this shield, a laborious restoration project is taking place.