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Shop local at independent businesses on your doorstep

06 May 2021
Shop local at independent businesses on your doorstep

Shop local at independent businesses on your doorstep

06 May 2021

Shoppers across the UK have been urged to do their bit to help local businesses rebuild from the coronavirus pandemic.


James Cartlidge: Our boldness is creating hope, says MP

19 March 2021
James Cartlidge: Our boldness is creating hope, says MP

James Cartlidge: Our boldness is creating hope, says MP

19 March 2021

Why our boldness is creating hope through the pandemic, says MP James Cartlidge


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19 March 2021
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19 March 2021

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26 February 2021
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26 February 2021

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19 February 2021
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19 February 2021

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05 February 2021
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05 February 2021

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29 January 2021
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29 January 2021

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22 January 2021
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22 January 2021

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15 January 2021
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15 January 2021

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08 January 2021
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08 January 2021

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Shop window display competition returns to bring Christmas cheer to town

04 December 2020
Shop window display competition returns to bring Christmas cheer to town

Shop window display competition returns to bring Christmas cheer to town

04 December 2020

Last year, 60 town centre businesses took part in the competition, with nearly 900 votes cast by people picking out their favourite Christmas windows.


New dress shop Vi Vi Vi aiming to serve as social hub for LGBTQ+ community

02 December 2020
New dress shop Vi Vi Vi aiming to serve as social hub for LGBTQ+ community

New dress shop Vi Vi Vi aiming to serve as social hub for LGBTQ+ community

02 December 2020

The shop will stock handbags and jewellery, lingerie and shoes in bigger sizes for the trans community, as well as vintage dresses and clothing.


History book sheds light on village's retailers past and present over last 200 years

30 November 2020
History book sheds light on village's retailers past and present over last 200 years

History book sheds light on village's retailers past and present over last 200 years

30 November 2020

Money raised from sales of the book will go towards an expanded heritage centre at the village hall, showcasing the history society’s artifacts.


Love of nature inspires launch of new vegan café and shop Green Man Lounge

24 November 2020
Love of nature inspires launch of new vegan café and shop Green Man Lounge

Love of nature inspires launch of new vegan café and shop Green Man Lounge

24 November 2020

Because of the coronavirus lockdown, the business is operating as a takeaway to start with, until they can fully open, hopefully from December.


Proposal for new rural children's home granted planning approval

23 November 2020
Proposal for new rural children's home granted planning approval

Proposal for new rural children's home granted planning approval

23 November 2020

The application was made by PSS Care Group, which owns three residential children’s homes, all regulated by Ofsted with overall good ratings.


Baby bank charity Abi's Footprints keen to help struggling families during coronavirus pandemic

19 November 2020
Baby bank charity Abi's Footprints keen to help struggling families during coronavirus pandemic

Baby bank charity Abi's Footprints keen to help struggling families during coronavirus pandemic

19 November 2020

The charity, which provides essentials for families with new babies, says it welcomes requests for help, and particularly at this difficult time.


Circular walks scheme devised to help village residents stay active during coronavirus lockdown

17 November 2020
Circular walks scheme devised to help village residents stay active during coronavirus lockdown

Circular walks scheme devised to help village residents stay active during coronavirus lockdown

17 November 2020

The idea is part of the Long Melford Neighbourhood Plan, which is still being finalised and will be put to a village referendum.


Dog owners urged to keep pets under control after swan injured on water meadows

14 November 2020
Dog owners urged to keep pets under control after swan injured on water meadows

Dog owners urged to keep pets under control after swan injured on water meadows

14 November 2020

A local wildlife volunteers says he is concerned about the number of recent incidents where dogs have chased wildfowl and got too near cattle.


Artist sets heart on new business inspired by art therapy during first coronavirus lockdown

09 November 2020
Artist sets heart on new business inspired by art therapy during first coronavirus lockdown

Artist sets heart on new business inspired by art therapy during first coronavirus lockdown

09 November 2020

Alice Wotton, 24, urges other young people who have been affected by the pandemic to follow her lead and find something they can do which they love.


Remembrance art exhibition to mark church's wartime history as guiding light for pilots returning home

06 November 2020
Remembrance art exhibition to mark church's wartime history as guiding light for pilots returning home

Remembrance art exhibition to mark church's wartime history as guiding light for pilots returning home

06 November 2020

The exhibition is being opened by WWII veteran Doug Vince, a flight engineer on board a Stirling bomber plane that was shot on its way home in 1944.