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Time to cast your votes for the 2020 Community Awards

05 December 2020
Time to cast your votes for the 2020 Community Awards

Time to cast your votes for the 2020 Community Awards

05 December 2020

Voting for the 2020 Community Awards has opened and it is your time to tell us who you think should be in contention for an award next March.


Artist couple join forces to create artwork delving into town's history

05 December 2020
Artist couple join forces to create artwork delving into town's history

Artist couple join forces to create artwork delving into town's history

05 December 2020

An artist couple have joined forces to produce an artwork which delves into a town's history amidst it also coming out of lockdown.


Kayaks used by police as people stuck in bus in flood water rescued

05 December 2020
Kayaks used by police as people stuck in bus in flood water rescued

Kayaks used by police as people stuck in bus in flood water rescued

05 December 2020

Police had to use kayaks to make sure people stuck on a bus trapped in flood water yesterday evening were okay.


Popular nativity scene restored and back where it belongs

03 December 2020
Popular nativity scene restored and back where it belongs

Popular nativity scene restored and back where it belongs

03 December 2020

A popular metalwork nativity scene has been returned to its former glory and installed near a town's famous gardens.


'It was a bit of a struggle near the end': School staff members walk 50k in one day for charity

02 December 2020
'It was a bit of a struggle near the end': School staff members walk 50k in one day for charity

'It was a bit of a struggle near the end': School staff members walk 50k in one day for charity

02 December 2020

An annual school charity challenge which has raised over £300,000 since it started has been kick-started by two staff members who walked 50k in a day.


Newest RAF trainees graduate behind closed doors

02 December 2020
Newest RAF trainees graduate behind closed doors

Newest RAF trainees graduate behind closed doors

02 December 2020

The latest trainees of the RAF Regiment have graduated at an air base.


Big boost for town's tourism after council commits extra £30,000

02 December 2020
Big boost for town's tourism after council commits extra £30,000

Big boost for town's tourism after council commits extra £30,000

02 December 2020

The destination management organisation in charge of a town's tourism has been handed a crucial boost after receiving £30,000 of extra support.


Leisure centre owners 'looking forward' to welcoming customers back

01 December 2020
Leisure centre owners 'looking forward' to welcoming customers back

Leisure centre owners 'looking forward' to welcoming customers back

01 December 2020

The chief executive of a company which runs leisure centres across Suffolk says he is 'looking forward' to welcoming customers back from Thursday.


Four men arrested following hare coursing and criminal damage

30 November 2020
Four men arrested following hare coursing and criminal damage

Four men arrested following hare coursing and criminal damage

30 November 2020

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of hare coursing and causing criminal damage.


Community stalwart Ernie says town awards ceremony is ‘really special’

29 November 2020
Community stalwart Ernie says town awards ceremony is ‘really special’

Community stalwart Ernie says town awards ceremony is ‘really special’

29 November 2020

A local hero has spoken of the 'special' feel to a town's awards ceremony which celebrates day-to-day heroes in the community.


Crews called to barn fire

27 November 2020
Crews called to barn fire

Crews called to barn fire

27 November 2020

Two fire crews were sent to a barn blaze this morning.


Man fights for improvements to 'nightmare' access

27 November 2020
Man fights for improvements to 'nightmare' access

Man fights for improvements to 'nightmare' access

27 November 2020

A man has described his ‘nightmare’ at having to travel up a main road to get to a nearby housing estate.


Reality TV stars talk mental health as part of college's awareness week

24 November 2020
Reality TV stars talk mental health as part of college's awareness week

Reality TV stars talk mental health as part of college's awareness week

24 November 2020

Two former Love Island stars were on hand to talk mental health as part of an awareness week hosted by a college.


Initiative with humblest of origins recognised nationally

23 November 2020
Initiative with humblest of origins recognised nationally

Initiative with humblest of origins recognised nationally

23 November 2020

An initiative encouraging young people to talk through their problems, and with the humblest of origins, has been nationally recognised.


Community Awards ‘are a chance to celebrate acts of sheer altruism’

21 November 2020
Community Awards ‘are a chance to celebrate acts of sheer altruism’

Community Awards ‘are a chance to celebrate acts of sheer altruism’

21 November 2020

The Mayor of a town has spoken about looking forward to celebrating acts of ‘sheer altruism’ and a diverse range of heroes at an awards ceremony.


Vehicle stolen from drive

20 November 2020
Vehicle stolen from drive

Vehicle stolen from drive

20 November 2020

A car parked at a home was broken into with its keys taken from inside and then used to steal another vehicle.


Senior clergy recognised by church in special service

20 November 2020
Senior clergy recognised by church in special service

Senior clergy recognised by church in special service

20 November 2020

Eight senior clergy from Suffolk were recognised for their service to the church with honorary canons last Sunday.


Fire crews called to vehicle blaze on A11

20 November 2020
Fire crews called to vehicle blaze on A11

Fire crews called to vehicle blaze on A11

20 November 2020

Fire crews were called to a vehicle blaze on the A11 late yesterday afternoon.


College's art project helps students to express their coronavirus emotions

20 November 2020
College's art project helps students to express their coronavirus emotions

College's art project helps students to express their coronavirus emotions

20 November 2020

Students at a college have created and been wearing masks they designed to represent their current state of mind amid the coronavirus pandemic.


‘Always smiling’: Tributes paid to bouncer Stephen 'Sticker' Klimowicz

20 November 2020
‘Always smiling’: Tributes paid to bouncer Stephen 'Sticker' Klimowicz

‘Always smiling’: Tributes paid to bouncer Stephen 'Sticker' Klimowicz

20 November 2020

Tributes have been paid to a well-known man who spent many years working as a bouncer at nightclubs in a town.