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High Street traffic ban extended by up to 18 months

22 September 2020
High Street traffic ban extended by up to 18 months

High Street traffic ban extended by up to 18 months

22 September 2020

A town's High Street will remain closed to traffic between 10am and 4pm to help people shop and socially distance to prevent the spread of Covid-19.


Family offered a Covid test 500 miles away from home

22 September 2020
Family offered a Covid test 500 miles away from home

Family offered a Covid test 500 miles away from home

22 September 2020

A family in Suffolk has described how they received a 'ridiculous' offer of a Covid-19 test appointment in the north of Scotland.


New role will give police better links to the community

20 September 2020
New role will give police better links to the community

New role will give police better links to the community

20 September 2020

A desire to be more closely connected to the community has seen a new police community engagement officer appointed in a Suffolk town


Man accused of numerous child sex offences over a 44 year period

18 September 2020
Man accused of numerous child sex offences over a 44 year period

Man accused of numerous child sex offences over a 44 year period

18 September 2020

A man is due in court today charged with committing a series of historical sexual offences against girls under 16 over a 44 year period.


Bistro sees good times return after trials of lockdown

18 September 2020
Bistro sees good times return after trials of lockdown

Bistro sees good times return after trials of lockdown

18 September 2020

A bistro and hotel in a Suffolk town has received a sought-after TripAdvisor award and become ‘as busy as ever’ post-lockdown


Memorial garden opened in tribute to teaching assistant

18 September 2020
Memorial garden opened in tribute to teaching assistant

Memorial garden opened in tribute to teaching assistant

18 September 2020

A lasting tribute has been created at a school in honour of a ‘much-loved’ member of its staff who died just a few months after becoming a mum.


Racial abuse by a youth sparks police investigation

17 September 2020
Racial abuse by a youth sparks police investigation

Racial abuse by a youth sparks police investigation

17 September 2020

An incident of racial abuse is being investigated by police officers in a Suffolk town.


Debut production for society

17 September 2020
Debut production for society

Debut production for society

17 September 2020

A dramatic society launched in a Suffolk town in 2003 is to stage a live online reading for charity of a play based on a novel by Harold Pinter.


Headteacher says coronavirus outbreak at school was 'most difficult' period of his career

17 September 2020
Headteacher says coronavirus outbreak at school was 'most difficult' period of his career

Headteacher says coronavirus outbreak at school was 'most difficult' period of his career

17 September 2020

A headteacher has praised the speed at which his school has adapted since it was forced to close due to an outbreak among staff of Covid-19.


Extension is proposed for park and ride

16 September 2020
Extension is proposed for park and ride

Extension is proposed for park and ride

16 September 2020

A park and ride could have its parking capacity increased by 10 per cent under new proposals


Neighbours' Lottery bonus

14 September 2020
Neighbours' Lottery bonus

Neighbours' Lottery bonus

14 September 2020

Twelve people in one Suffolk street received some good news last weekend when they each scooped a cash prize of £1,000 thanks to their postcode.


Brass band plays on, finally, after a five-month delay - even if its is outside

12 September 2020
Brass band plays on, finally, after a five-month delay - even if its is outside

Brass band plays on, finally, after a five-month delay - even if its is outside

12 September 2020

It may not have been banding as everyone knows it but a Suffolk brass band has recently got together to rehearse for the first time in five months.


Villagers’ ‘delight’ at rejection of housing scheme

11 September 2020
Villagers’ ‘delight’ at rejection of housing scheme

Villagers’ ‘delight’ at rejection of housing scheme

11 September 2020

A developer’s hopes of knocking down a village house and building five new homes in its place have been thwarted.


‘Lessons will be learned’ says headteacher after coronavirus cases at school

11 September 2020
‘Lessons will be learned’ says headteacher after coronavirus cases at school

‘Lessons will be learned’ says headteacher after coronavirus cases at school

11 September 2020

After a turbulent week in which it has had to close due to Covid-19, a school's head teacher has said ‘plenty of lessons will be learned’.


Former employee condemns conditions at Post Office

11 September 2020
Former employee condemns conditions at Post Office

Former employee condemns conditions at Post Office

11 September 2020

A former employee of the company that now runs a town's central post office has offered a damning indictment of its treatment of staff and customers.


Writer brews up the perfect blend with new novel

10 September 2020
Writer brews up the perfect blend with new novel

Writer brews up the perfect blend with new novel

10 September 2020

Suffolk-based writer Christopher James has joked that his latest novel has enabled him to combine two of the loves of his life


First tenant signs up for business centre

09 September 2020
First tenant signs up for business centre

First tenant signs up for business centre

09 September 2020

A software development company has become the first to take a unit at a new business and innovation centre in a west Suffolk town.


School to reopen after Covid-19 outbreak forced it to close

08 September 2020
School to reopen after Covid-19 outbreak forced it to close

School to reopen after Covid-19 outbreak forced it to close

08 September 2020

A Suffolk school will reopen for some students after two days of being closed due to an outbreak of Covid-19 among teaching support staff.


Man jailed for causing death by dangerous driving after co-worker killed in road collision

08 September 2020
Man jailed for causing death by dangerous driving after co-worker killed in road collision

Man jailed for causing death by dangerous driving after co-worker killed in road collision

08 September 2020

A man who pulled out into the path of an oncoming vehicle on a dual carriageway has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving.


School to stay closed for a second day after more staff test positive for Covid-19

07 September 2020
School to stay closed for a second day after more staff test positive for Covid-19

School to stay closed for a second day after more staff test positive for Covid-19

07 September 2020

A secondary school is to remain closed for a second day after eight members of staff tested positive for Covid-19.


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