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Franko Fraize joins big leagues at Radio One’s Big Weekend

24 April 2015
Franko Fraize joins big leagues at Radio One’s Big Weekend

Franko Fraize joins big leagues at Radio One’s Big Weekend

24 April 2015

Thetford rapper Franko Fraize said he is ‘buzzing’ after securing the gig of his career - a slot at BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend in Norwich.


Principal of Brandon free school ‘committed’ to improvements

22 April 2015
Principal of Brandon free school ‘committed’ to improvements

Principal of Brandon free school ‘committed’ to improvements

22 April 2015

The principal of a Brandon free school has expressed delight after watchdogs concluded it is ‘making progress’ towards the removal of special measures.


Animal lover praises trio for rescuing fancy rats ‘abandoned’ on field in Bury St Edmunds

17 April 2015
Animal lover praises trio for rescuing fancy rats ‘abandoned’ on field in Bury St Edmunds

Animal lover praises trio for rescuing fancy rats ‘abandoned’ on field in Bury St Edmunds

17 April 2015

A Bury St Edmunds animal-lover has praised the kindness of three people who together rescued three fancy rats they discovered dumped on a field.


Mildenhall firefighter finishes 20 years on call

17 April 2015
Mildenhall firefighter finishes 20 years on call

Mildenhall firefighter finishes 20 years on call

17 April 2015

A Mildenhall firefighter is hanging up his overalls after 20 years on call.


Feltwell fund-raisers giving back to helpful causes

12 April 2015
Feltwell fund-raisers giving back to helpful causes

Feltwell fund-raisers giving back to helpful causes

12 April 2015

A dedicated fund-raising group in Feltwell is aiming to raise thousands of pounds this year for charities which have supported residents.


Children of former Suffolk pub landlord host charity ball in his memory

12 April 2015
Children of former Suffolk pub landlord host charity ball in his memory

Children of former Suffolk pub landlord host charity ball in his memory

12 April 2015

The children of a former Suffolk pub landlord who died from a malignant brain tumour are organising a charity ball to commemorate the 25th anniversary of his death.


Mildenhall teenager’s appeal to get late father a headstone for Father’s Day

11 April 2015
Mildenhall teenager’s appeal to get late father a headstone for Father’s Day

Mildenhall teenager’s appeal to get late father a headstone for Father’s Day

11 April 2015

A Mildenhall teenager whose mentally ill father died just a month before she was born has mounted a fund-raising effort to get him a proper gravestone in time for Father’s Day.


Progress in plans to tackle Mildenhall’s lethal roads

11 April 2015
Progress in plans to tackle Mildenhall’s lethal roads

Progress in plans to tackle Mildenhall’s lethal roads

11 April 2015

Plans for four new crossings and a crackdown on speeding in Mildenhall have been presented to highway bosses as figures revealed the roads’ human casualties.


Councils accused of flouting rules in consultations over West Suffolk waste hub

10 April 2015
Councils accused of flouting rules in consultations over West Suffolk waste hub

Councils accused of flouting rules in consultations over West Suffolk waste hub

10 April 2015

Residents have accused councils of not playing by the rules by holding consultations on controversial plans for a shared waste hub near Bury St Edmunds during the election season.


Thetford cheerleading squad hope to dazzle at national competiton

10 April 2015
Thetford cheerleading squad hope to dazzle at national competiton

Thetford cheerleading squad hope to dazzle at national competiton

10 April 2015

A troupe of young Thetford cheerleaders are hoping to dazzle judges in a national competition tomorrow.


Start date set for construction on Thetford Riverside development

08 April 2015
Start date set for construction on Thetford Riverside development

Start date set for construction on Thetford Riverside development

08 April 2015

Construction is due to start next month on a ‘landmark’ multimillion pound regeneration project in Thetford.


West Row paediatric nurse helping to lead call for research funding

05 April 2015
West Row paediatric nurse helping to lead call for research funding

West Row paediatric nurse helping to lead call for research funding

05 April 2015

A West Row nurse who cares for terminally ill children has taken on one of the country’s most challenging audiences, calling on MPs to invest more in brain tumour research.


Holidays at heart of Lakenheath couple’s 65-year union

05 April 2015
Holidays at heart of Lakenheath couple’s 65-year union

Holidays at heart of Lakenheath couple’s 65-year union

05 April 2015

After travelling the world for 50 years, a Lakenheath couple celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary are adjusting to a quieter life.


Thetford lads gear up for Three Peaks Challenge in aid of children’s ward

04 April 2015
Thetford lads gear up for Three Peaks Challenge in aid of children’s ward

Thetford lads gear up for Three Peaks Challenge in aid of children’s ward

04 April 2015

Rising music star Franko Fraize and eight friends from Thetford are taking on a mountainous challenge for West Suffolk Hospital, attempting to complete the national Three Peaks Challenge – including travel time – in just 24 hours.


Hundreds attend charity match in support of critically injured Mildenhall football fan

03 April 2015
Hundreds attend charity match in support of critically injured Mildenhall football fan

Hundreds attend charity match in support of critically injured Mildenhall football fan

03 April 2015

Hundreds turned out to a charity football match in Mildenhall to show their support for a father-of-three left in a coma after an attack in Southend.


Four Parliamentary candidates for Bury St Edmunds take a grilling in first hustings

02 April 2015
Four Parliamentary candidates for Bury St Edmunds take a grilling in first hustings

Four Parliamentary candidates for Bury St Edmunds take a grilling in first hustings

02 April 2015

As the General Election campaign got under way this week, four Parliamentary candidates for Bury St Edmunds took their first grilling from the town’s teenagers.


Horses inspire Bury St Edmunds artist’s exhibition for Norfolk equine charity

01 April 2015
Horses inspire Bury St Edmunds artist’s exhibition for Norfolk equine charity

Horses inspire Bury St Edmunds artist’s exhibition for Norfolk equine charity

01 April 2015

A Bury St Edmunds student has woven her love of art and horses into a college project, organising an event in aid of a Norfolk equine charity.


Fornham St Martin residents fighting to see waste hub plans binned

29 March 2015
Fornham St Martin residents fighting to see waste hub plans binned

Fornham St Martin residents fighting to see waste hub plans binned

29 March 2015

Incensed residents are leading a campaign against plans for a shared waste hub on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, kickstarting a petition to see it stopped.


Brandon pupils get closer to nature in new woodland site

28 March 2015
Brandon pupils get closer to nature in new woodland site

Brandon pupils get closer to nature in new woodland site

28 March 2015

Pupils in Brandon are able to learn in the great outdoors after the opening of a new woodland site at their school.


Community rallies for Mildenhall football fan in a coma after ‘sickening’ attack

28 March 2015
Community rallies for Mildenhall football fan in a coma after ‘sickening’ attack

Community rallies for Mildenhall football fan in a coma after ‘sickening’ attack

28 March 2015

A father-of-three has been left fighting for his life after a ‘sickening’ attack involving football fans in Southend.