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‘Women should not have to suffer menopause in silence’

13 February 2022
‘Women should not have to suffer menopause in silence’

‘Women should not have to suffer menopause in silence’

13 February 2022

A menopause yoga teacher is set to launch her own workshops aimed at women aged 40 and over.


Fly-tippers dump doors and windows on rural road

11 February 2022
Fly-tippers dump doors and windows on rural road

Fly-tippers dump doors and windows on rural road

11 February 2022

Fly-tippers dumped uPVC doors and windows along a rural road, with a council urging anyone who may know those responsible to come forward.


LeeStock Music Festival confirms long-awaited return after three-year gap due to Covid-19

10 February 2022
LeeStock Music Festival confirms long-awaited return after three-year gap due to Covid-19

LeeStock Music Festival confirms long-awaited return after three-year gap due to Covid-19

10 February 2022

A popular annual charity music event, organised in memory of a well-known 21-year-old Suffolk man, will finally return this summer.


Redesign of key route into town centre proposed to improve accessibility for cyclists and pedestrians

10 February 2022
Redesign of key route into town centre proposed to improve accessibility for cyclists and pedestrians

Redesign of key route into town centre proposed to improve accessibility for cyclists and pedestrians

10 February 2022

Suffolk County Council is seeking the public’s views on plans to redesign a key route, to improve the accessibility to both cyclists and pedestrians.


Business owner considering legal action after administrators repossess silk factory site

09 February 2022
Business owner considering legal action after administrators repossess silk factory site

Business owner considering legal action after administrators repossess silk factory site

09 February 2022

The owner of a beleaguered business is seeking legal advice, after administrators took control of the premises after a sale agreement collapsed.


Lifelong Suffolk resident inspired by cancer experience to raise at least £1,000 for Cancer Research UK

08 February 2022
Lifelong Suffolk resident inspired by cancer experience to raise at least £1,000 for Cancer Research UK

Lifelong Suffolk resident inspired by cancer experience to raise at least £1,000 for Cancer Research UK

08 February 2022

Following a rollercoaster four days in hospital, 66-year-old Thomas Ryan returned home with renewed determination to help others battling cancer.


Charity applauds community support for vast restoration project at overgrown village meadow

07 February 2022
Charity applauds community support for vast restoration project at overgrown village meadow

Charity applauds community support for vast restoration project at overgrown village meadow

07 February 2022

The vast restoration of an overgrown community meadow has at last come to fruition, after volunteers persevered to see the project through.


Care home raises foul odour fears over farm's slurry plan

07 February 2022
Care home raises foul odour fears over farm's slurry plan

Care home raises foul odour fears over farm's slurry plan

07 February 2022

Fears over potential foul odours and health concerns have been aired by a rural care facility, in response to a farm’s plans for a slurry container.


School called on to do ‘right thing’ to allow community use of sports centre to continue

06 February 2022
School called on to do ‘right thing’ to allow community use of sports centre to continue

School called on to do ‘right thing’ to allow community use of sports centre to continue

06 February 2022

Options for a sports facility’s long-term future are being explored as part of a new consultation, with users hopeful that community use can continue.


Independent retailer launches £10,000 appeal as closure risk looms

04 February 2022
Independent retailer launches £10,000 appeal as closure risk looms

Independent retailer launches £10,000 appeal as closure risk looms

04 February 2022

An independent retailer and community interest company is facing imminent threat to its future as the effects of the Covid-19 crisis take their toll.


Virtual reality project re-ignites memories of Paris for 92-year-old care home resident

03 February 2022
Virtual reality project re-ignites memories of Paris for 92-year-old care home resident

Virtual reality project re-ignites memories of Paris for 92-year-old care home resident

03 February 2022

The care home is participating in a virtual reality pilot scheme, aimed at improving the emotional wellbeing and cognitive functions of older people.


Search for edgy art inspires ex-estate agent to open erotic art gallery

03 February 2022
Search for edgy art inspires ex-estate agent to open erotic art gallery

Search for edgy art inspires ex-estate agent to open erotic art gallery

03 February 2022

An art gallery with subject matter unlike any other is set to open its doors, after the owner’s search for edgy artwork inspired her new venture.


Silk factory repossessed by administrators as uncertainty over business's future continues

03 February 2022
Silk factory repossessed by administrators as uncertainty over business's future continues

Silk factory repossessed by administrators as uncertainty over business's future continues

03 February 2022

Turbulent times at a historic Suffolk silk-making business are set to continue, after its premises were repossessed by administrators this week.

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Bakery offers lifeline to town's Post Office after WHSmith closure places service's future at risk

02 February 2022
Bakery offers lifeline to town's Post Office after WHSmith closure places service's future at risk

Bakery offers lifeline to town's Post Office after WHSmith closure places service's future at risk

02 February 2022

An at-risk post office has been offered a potential lifeline from a soon-to-expand bakery business, which has proposed a new franchise partnership.


Serial thief receives nine-month community order after over a dozen offences

02 February 2022
Serial thief receives nine-month community order after over a dozen offences

Serial thief receives nine-month community order after over a dozen offences

02 February 2022

Stafford Straker, 41, was convicted of more than a dozen offences over a two-month period with the items stolen totalling over £1,400.


Paper set on fire and pushed through letterbox in attempted arson at block of flats

31 January 2022
Paper set on fire and pushed through letterbox in attempted arson at block of flats

Paper set on fire and pushed through letterbox in attempted arson at block of flats

31 January 2022

An offender gained entry into a block of flats on Sunday morning and placed paper through the letterbox of a resident, having set fire to it.


How school is helping bring Queen Elizabeth I's journey through East Anglia to life with VR project

30 January 2022
How school is helping bring Queen Elizabeth I's journey through East Anglia to life with VR project

How school is helping bring Queen Elizabeth I's journey through East Anglia to life with VR project

30 January 2022

The journey of Queen Elizabeth I through East Anglia in the late 16th century will be brought to life through a new virtual reality education project.


Arts and crafts exhibition gives welcome boost for disability access fund at village church

28 January 2022
Arts and crafts exhibition gives welcome boost for disability access fund at village church

Arts and crafts exhibition gives welcome boost for disability access fund at village church

28 January 2022

An arts and crafts exhibition has provided a welcome boost to a project to make a village church more accessible to people with disabilities.


Public consultation set to begin on second stage of 1,150-home development

27 January 2022
Public consultation set to begin on second stage of 1,150-home development

Public consultation set to begin on second stage of 1,150-home development

27 January 2022

A consultation is launching next week on the second residential phase of the Chilton Woods development, comprising 243 homes.


Social enterprise set for 'seismic step forward' with plans to expand presence across town

27 January 2022
Social enterprise set for 'seismic step forward' with plans to expand presence across town

Social enterprise set for 'seismic step forward' with plans to expand presence across town

27 January 2022

A major evolution has been set out by a long-running social enterprise, which has emerged from Covid-19 uncertainty with ambitious growth plans.