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Amputee friends finish 700-mile virtual trek raising more than £10,000 for mental health charity

02 April 2021
Amputee friends finish 700-mile virtual trek raising more than £10,000 for mental health charity

Amputee friends finish 700-mile virtual trek raising more than £10,000 for mental health charity

02 April 2021

Not many fundraisers can say they have captured another country's heart, but for a pair of amputee walkers, that was just one of their highlights.


Foodbank given fundraising boost from district council

01 April 2021
Foodbank given fundraising boost from district council

Foodbank given fundraising boost from district council

01 April 2021

A foodbank which has supported thousands of vulnerable people has been awarded £12,500 to help the group purchase a new and permanent home.


Red Arrows seen flying over Suffolk

31 March 2021
Red Arrows seen flying over Suffolk

Red Arrows seen flying over Suffolk

31 March 2021

The Red Arrows have been spotted as the team performed a practice run from their base at RAF Scampton, in Lincolnshire.


Construction work begins on town's new emergency housing unit

30 March 2021
Construction work begins on town's new emergency housing unit

Construction work begins on town's new emergency housing unit

30 March 2021

Building work on a new, modern temporary accommodation unit is now underway.


Pop-up asymptomatic covid testing site set to come to town

30 March 2021
Pop-up asymptomatic covid testing site set to come to town

Pop-up asymptomatic covid testing site set to come to town

30 March 2021

Another town has been chosen for a pop-up asymptomatic Covid testing site by the district's council.


Theft of rare caravan prompts police appeal

30 March 2021
Theft of rare caravan prompts police appeal

Theft of rare caravan prompts police appeal

30 March 2021

Thieves who stole a rare model of caravan and attempted to steal another are wanted by police.


Club fears for future waiting on swimming pool opening

28 March 2021
Club fears for future waiting on swimming pool opening

Club fears for future waiting on swimming pool opening

28 March 2021

The vice-president of a swimming club has said he fears a delay in moving to a new pool could drastically affect membership levels.


Diamond day for double wedding sisters

27 March 2021
Diamond day for double wedding sisters

Diamond day for double wedding sisters

27 March 2021

Double wedding sisters are to celebrate diamond anniversaries next week, but will be celebrating their special day apart for only the second time.


Hospice sets out possible date for Girls Night Out event this year

26 March 2021
Hospice sets out possible date for Girls Night Out event this year

Hospice sets out possible date for Girls Night Out event this year

26 March 2021

St Nicholas Hospice Care plans to get fundraisers back in their pyjamas as they hope to be able to hold their Girls Night Out event again.


Foodbank appeal sets £25,000 Easter target

26 March 2021
Foodbank appeal sets £25,000 Easter target

Foodbank appeal sets £25,000 Easter target

26 March 2021

A foodbank has released a video to help launch an appeal to raise £25,000 by Easter Sunday to help it create a new hub for the vital service.


Walker set to 'March for March' to help mental health charity for military veterans

26 March 2021
Walker set to 'March for March' to help mental health charity for military veterans

Walker set to 'March for March' to help mental health charity for military veterans

26 March 2021

A visually impaired RAF Honington civil servant will take on a walk tomorrow to support a charity that helps ex-service personnel’s mental health.


Council secures funding for town centres recovery project

25 March 2021
Council secures funding for town centres recovery project

Council secures funding for town centres recovery project

25 March 2021

An initiative to help utilise vacant town centre shops and help start-up businesses has secured £205,000 worth of funding.


Council's Holiday Activity and Food programme secures government funding

23 March 2021
Council's Holiday Activity and Food programme secures government funding

Council's Holiday Activity and Food programme secures government funding

23 March 2021

A council initiative to help families and children eat and exercise more healthily will be running over the Easter holiday with plans to extend it.


Town’s ‘Community Heroes’ given special treats as thanks

22 March 2021
Town’s ‘Community Heroes’ given special treats as thanks

Town’s ‘Community Heroes’ given special treats as thanks

22 March 2021

A Thetford estate agent has been treating unsung heroes in his community to say thank you for making their areas better places.


Project needs help from residents to create 'green corridor' in town

22 March 2021
Project needs help from residents to create 'green corridor' in town

Project needs help from residents to create 'green corridor' in town

22 March 2021

A call for residents to put their favourite town green spaces on the map – literally – has been made by an environmental community interest company.


MP helps hospital's Covid vaccination hub

22 March 2021
MP helps hospital's Covid vaccination hub

MP helps hospital's Covid vaccination hub

22 March 2021

MP visited a pop-up clinic last week and volunteered as a steward to support its staff vaccination programme.


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.