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Primary school pupils build Mars rovers and futuristic fire engines for science week

18 March 2021
Primary school pupils build Mars rovers and futuristic fire engines for science week

Primary school pupils build Mars rovers and futuristic fire engines for science week

18 March 2021

A primary school welcomed its pupils back with a bang last week by setting up a science week.


Cancer Research UK launches '5k Race for Life at home' event

17 March 2021
Cancer Research UK launches '5k Race for Life at home' event

Cancer Research UK launches '5k Race for Life at home' event

17 March 2021

Fundraisers across Suffolk are set to Race for Life at Home and carry on the fight against cancer as the nation looks beyond lockdown.


Town van driver who ignored ‘no fly-tipping’ signs fined

16 March 2021
Town van driver who ignored ‘no fly-tipping’ signs fined

Town van driver who ignored ‘no fly-tipping’ signs fined

16 March 2021

A female van driver who illegally dumped waste at a former fly-tipping hotspot has been fined £300 by the council.


Food wholesaler offers deal to town businesses

15 March 2021
Food wholesaler offers deal to town businesses

Food wholesaler offers deal to town businesses

15 March 2021

Food and drink businesses have been offered a new partnership with major food service company.


Council to help rough sleepers with healthcare service

15 March 2021
Council to help rough sleepers with healthcare service

Council to help rough sleepers with healthcare service

15 March 2021

A new service offering supported accommodation with personalised healthcare to people who have previously been rough sleeping is set to be launched.


Police warn residents after fake police officer burglary

12 March 2021
Police warn residents after fake police officer burglary

Police warn residents after fake police officer burglary

12 March 2021

Residents are being warned to be vigilant after a pair of burglars were found inside a property then claimed to be police officers.


Police send stark warning to hare coursers

12 March 2021
Police send stark warning to hare coursers

Police send stark warning to hare coursers

12 March 2021

The police has shown this week what could happen to offender's vehicles if they are caught hare-coursing.


Company behind town's £8million broadband project reboots

12 March 2021
Company behind town's £8million broadband project reboots

Company behind town's £8million broadband project reboots

12 March 2021

The company behind an £8 million project to build a full fibre broadband network has said its work is now back on track.


Festival coming home to its musical roost

12 March 2021
Festival coming home to its musical roost

Festival coming home to its musical roost

12 March 2021

The production manager for the festival says he is ‘elated’ to be bringing the event back to a live audience in August.


Daughter thanks generous community for helping fund mother's funeral

11 March 2021
Daughter thanks generous community for helping fund mother's funeral

Daughter thanks generous community for helping fund mother's funeral

11 March 2021

The daughter of a woman who died in hospital after a crash has thanked well-wishers and spoken of her anguish at her mum’s death.


Shop worker suffers broken nose and concussion after attack by two men

09 March 2021
Shop worker suffers broken nose and concussion after attack by two men

Shop worker suffers broken nose and concussion after attack by two men

09 March 2021

Police are investigating an assault on a teenage shop worker which left him with a broken nose and concussion.


Novelty teapot company thrives over lockdown with orders from across the globe

08 March 2021
Novelty teapot company thrives over lockdown with orders from across the globe

Novelty teapot company thrives over lockdown with orders from across the globe

08 March 2021

A company which makes handmade novelty teapots has seen a boom in sales during lockdown.


Hospital diagnosis backlogs to take months to get back on track

06 March 2021
Hospital diagnosis backlogs to take months to get back on track

Hospital diagnosis backlogs to take months to get back on track

06 March 2021

The hospital's chief operating officer spoke about backlogs in cancer diagnosis at a board meeting last week.


Book shop given whale window painting from illustrator

05 March 2021
Book shop given whale window painting from illustrator

Book shop given whale window painting from illustrator

05 March 2021

A bookshop owner has let an illustrator have a whale of time on the store's window to celebrate a new book about plastic waste in our oceans.


Child bitten by dog in village forest

05 March 2021
Child bitten by dog in village forest

Child bitten by dog in village forest

05 March 2021

Police are appealing for witnesses after a dog jumped up at a child and bit them.


Man sentenced after causing death by dangerous driving

04 March 2021
Man sentenced after causing death by dangerous driving

Man sentenced after causing death by dangerous driving

04 March 2021

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to prison after causing death by dangerous driving at speeds of around 100mph.


Man jailed for dealing cocaine

04 March 2021
Man jailed for dealing cocaine

Man jailed for dealing cocaine

04 March 2021

The man was jailed for three years on Tuesday for supplying Class A and Class B drugs.


Town's housing development plans deferred

04 March 2021
Town's housing development plans deferred

Town's housing development plans deferred

04 March 2021

Proposals to increase the number of homes planned have been deferred so that options for a play area can be assessed.


Canada calls for amputee walkers after virtual trek

02 March 2021
Canada calls for amputee walkers after virtual trek

Canada calls for amputee walkers after virtual trek

02 March 2021

Two best friends who are both leg amputees and taken on a virtual walking challenge have been offered a chance to visit one of their walks in Canada.


How a town social enterprise has adapted to let the music play on

28 February 2021
How a town social enterprise has adapted to let the music play on

How a town social enterprise has adapted to let the music play on

28 February 2021

A music mentoring enterprise for challenged young people has used the three lockdowns to change the way it will work in the future.