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Restoration at major heritage site sheds fresh light on village's history

19 October 2020
Restoration at major heritage site sheds fresh light on village's history

Restoration at major heritage site sheds fresh light on village's history

19 October 2020

Trustees say the painstaking renovation work has revealed previously unknown information about the Grade II listed building's origins.


Battle over controversial housing development has 'damaged lives', planning inquiry told

16 October 2020
Battle over controversial housing development has 'damaged lives', planning inquiry told

Battle over controversial housing development has 'damaged lives', planning inquiry told

16 October 2020

Villagers argued during the first week of the planning inquiry that the negative impact of the homes would be felt locally for years to come.


Salon urges men and boys to step up in support of Let's Nail Breast Cancer campaign

16 October 2020
Salon urges men and boys to step up in support of Let's Nail Breast Cancer campaign

Salon urges men and boys to step up in support of Let's Nail Breast Cancer campaign

16 October 2020

Salon owner Gemma Schwenk has urged men to come and get their nails painted to raise money for charity, coinciding with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Residents fear village 'under siege' from development after consultation launches on homes proposal

16 October 2020
Residents fear village 'under siege' from development after consultation launches on homes proposal

Residents fear village 'under siege' from development after consultation launches on homes proposal

16 October 2020

Marden Homes is seeking the views of the public on a proposed 24-home development, to inform its future submission of a formal planning application.


Inaugural Class Arts exhibition hailed as 'resounding success'

16 October 2020
Inaugural Class Arts exhibition hailed as 'resounding success'

Inaugural Class Arts exhibition hailed as 'resounding success'

16 October 2020

The event served as the first showcase for several artists since the coronavirus lockdown in March forced the widespread cancellation of exhibitions.


Husband-and-wife team realise ambition of running own business with new town centre deli

15 October 2020
Husband-and-wife team realise ambition of running own business with new town centre deli

Husband-and-wife team realise ambition of running own business with new town centre deli

15 October 2020

Justin and Kairi Kett decided to set up Fork Kitchen and Deli, having both faced redundancy from their jobs in the hotel industry due to coronavirus.


Fire service hails support of Tesco for allowing two employees to respond to emergencies from work

15 October 2020
Fire service hails support of Tesco for allowing two employees to respond to emergencies from work

Fire service hails support of Tesco for allowing two employees to respond to emergencies from work

15 October 2020

A plaque of recognition was awarded to firefighters Gareth Robinson and Russell Grimsey, who respond to emergencies directly from the supermarket.


Hospital did not fully recognise seriousness of anorexic teenager's condition, inquest hears

15 October 2020
Hospital did not fully recognise seriousness of anorexic teenager's condition, inquest hears

Hospital did not fully recognise seriousness of anorexic teenager's condition, inquest hears

15 October 2020

The inquest into the death of Averil Hart heard that records indicated her nutritional intake was not properly monitored after her hospital admission.


Day centre for elderly and vulnerable people saved from closure after new operator steps in

14 October 2020
Day centre for elderly and vulnerable people saved from closure after new operator steps in

Day centre for elderly and vulnerable people saved from closure after new operator steps in

14 October 2020

The service will relaunch next Monday, ending a period of uncertainty, following the collapse of its previous operator, Age UK Suffolk, in late July.


Terminal cancer patient says he may not be alive today without financial support from Macmillan

13 October 2020
Terminal cancer patient says he may not be alive today without financial support from Macmillan

Terminal cancer patient says he may not be alive today without financial support from Macmillan

13 October 2020

Julian Fiano experienced the unexpected economic costs of cancer first hand, after receiving his diagnosis back in 2016.


Appeal to trace missing 16-year-old boy

12 October 2020
Appeal to trace missing 16-year-old boy

Appeal to trace missing 16-year-old boy

12 October 2020

Regan Humphreys was last seen at approximately 6pm on Monday, October 5.


Closure orders enforced on two properties in response to anti-social behaviour issues

09 October 2020
Closure orders enforced on two properties in response to anti-social behaviour issues

Closure orders enforced on two properties in response to anti-social behaviour issues

09 October 2020

The order, which was enacted by Suffolk Police on Wednesday, means all residents of these homes must vacate the premises for a period of three months.


Man involved in supply of Class A drugs receives 30-month sentence

09 October 2020
Man involved in supply of Class A drugs receives 30-month sentence

Man involved in supply of Class A drugs receives 30-month sentence

09 October 2020

Jerell Reid, 19, of Batemen Road, London, admitted to possession of cocaine with intent to supply and possession of diamorphine with intent to supply.


Art group eager to return to showcasing works after coronavirus lockdown as first exhibition arrives

09 October 2020
Art group eager to return to showcasing works after coronavirus lockdown as first exhibition arrives

Art group eager to return to showcasing works after coronavirus lockdown as first exhibition arrives

09 October 2020

The inaugural Class Arts exhibition, featuring artists who joined together during the lockdown, runs on Saturday and Sunday, from 10am until 4pm.


Personal ordeal inspires mother's year-long 1,000km challenge in aid of Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

09 October 2020
Personal ordeal inspires mother's year-long 1,000km challenge in aid of Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

Personal ordeal inspires mother's year-long 1,000km challenge in aid of Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

09 October 2020

To coincide with Baby Loss Awareness Week, Natasha Gosling wants to spread the word about ectopic pregnancy, having suffered from the condition twice.


Petition to formally allow cycling on historic railway walk garners more than 300 signatures

08 October 2020
Petition to formally allow cycling on historic railway walk garners more than 300 signatures

Petition to formally allow cycling on historic railway walk garners more than 300 signatures

08 October 2020

Parish councillors have been urged to recognise the groundswell of support for the petition, which seeks a review of the route's no-cycling status.


GPs who assessed anorexic teenager Averil Hart inexperienced with eating disorders, inquest hears

08 October 2020
GPs who assessed anorexic teenager Averil Hart inexperienced with eating disorders, inquest hears

GPs who assessed anorexic teenager Averil Hart inexperienced with eating disorders, inquest hears

08 October 2020

One of the GPs who assessed Averil, who died in 2012, admitted her experience treating patients with anorexia at the time was “practically nothing”.


Parish council donates £2,000 to heritage centre to offset losses caused by coronavirus pandemic

08 October 2020
Parish council donates £2,000 to heritage centre to offset losses caused by coronavirus pandemic

Parish council donates £2,000 to heritage centre to offset losses caused by coronavirus pandemic

08 October 2020

The centre lost income after the lockdown shortened the opening season, while further expenses have been incurred to ensure the venue is Covid-secure.


Tea shop launches Christmas gift scheme to help families hit financially by coronavirus pandemic

08 October 2020
Tea shop launches Christmas gift scheme to help families hit financially by coronavirus pandemic

Tea shop launches Christmas gift scheme to help families hit financially by coronavirus pandemic

08 October 2020

Community members are encouraged to nominate families that could benefit from the scheme, which aims to deliver gift boxes the week before Christmas.


Appeal launched to trace two men seen acting suspiciously around mother and child

06 October 2020
Appeal launched to trace two men seen acting suspiciously around mother and child

Appeal launched to trace two men seen acting suspiciously around mother and child

06 October 2020

Police say they are treating this as an isolated incident and do not believe it is linked to any other incident being discussed on social media.


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