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National Grid pledges report on rationale for pylon plan amid concerns

28 July 2022
National Grid pledges report on rationale for pylon plan amid concerns

National Grid pledges report on rationale for pylon plan amid concerns

28 July 2022

Political leaders have welcomed a pledge by National Grid to outline the reasoning for discarding an offshore alternative to pylon development plans.


Post Office temporary pop-up could become permanent branch

28 July 2022
Post Office temporary pop-up could become permanent branch

Post Office temporary pop-up could become permanent branch

28 July 2022

A temporary post office could soon be made permanent, under new plans, in a significant boost for a town centre.


Villagers hopeful battle is over after plans for 64 new homes knocked back for second time

27 July 2022
Villagers hopeful battle is over after plans for 64 new homes knocked back for second time

Villagers hopeful battle is over after plans for 64 new homes knocked back for second time

27 July 2022

The district council planning committee determined that the scheme would have an “unacceptable and severe impact” on the village.


Garden centre celebrates sweeping success at regional awards ceremony

27 July 2022
Garden centre celebrates sweeping success at regional awards ceremony

Garden centre celebrates sweeping success at regional awards ceremony

27 July 2022

The garden centre took the limelight at a regional awards ceremony last week, picking up four accolades and earning another nomination for a fifth.


Bumps and Babies group seeks to fill gaps in support for new and expecting mums

25 July 2022
Bumps and Babies group seeks to fill gaps in support for new and expecting mums

Bumps and Babies group seeks to fill gaps in support for new and expecting mums

25 July 2022

A support group aims to help fill the gaps left by the region’s midwifery services, by giving a safe place for new mums to discuss their experiences.


Residents fear impact of new homes proposed at former orchard site

25 July 2022
Residents fear impact of new homes proposed at former orchard site

Residents fear impact of new homes proposed at former orchard site

25 July 2022

New housing plans for a long-standing former orchard site have drawn the ire of residents, over fears about excessive development in their village.


Woman dies and three others injured in caravan fire

24 July 2022
Woman dies and three others injured in caravan fire

Woman dies and three others injured in caravan fire

24 July 2022

A woman has died in a caravan fire in the early hours of this morning, police have confirmed.


Impact of new CCTV network on crime and anti-social behaviour revealed

24 July 2022
Impact of new CCTV network on crime and anti-social behaviour revealed

Impact of new CCTV network on crime and anti-social behaviour revealed

24 July 2022

CCTV upgrades have been credited with helping increase detection of crime – but town councillors queried whether more could be done as a deterrent.


Protest march to highlight river's poor health after high levels of E. coli detected

23 July 2022
Protest march to highlight river's poor health after high levels of E. coli detected

Protest march to highlight river's poor health after high levels of E. coli detected

23 July 2022

Levels of E. coli in a Suffolk river are 20 times above safety standards, according to campaigners preparing for a public demonstration today.


Nominations open for awards night celebrating business innovation in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

22 July 2022
Nominations open for awards night celebrating business innovation in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

Nominations open for awards night celebrating business innovation in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

22 July 2022

An awards night celebrating the innovation of Suffolk businesses will return for its second year, after a successful virtual debut during lockdown.


Thousands of visitors revel in return of town's annual Party in the Park

22 July 2022
Thousands of visitors revel in return of town's annual Party in the Park

Thousands of visitors revel in return of town's annual Party in the Park

22 July 2022

Families revelled in the revival of the long-running summer event, braving the scorching temperatures at the weekend to enjoy the fun in the sun.


Dog show and duck race entertains crowds at annual summer fete

21 July 2022
Dog show and duck race entertains crowds at annual summer fete

Dog show and duck race entertains crowds at annual summer fete

21 July 2022

Drawn out by the bright sunshine, more than 400 visitors turned out to the traditional village fete.


'We dread the summer': Resident speaks out over trouble-makers as police take action

21 July 2022
'We dread the summer': Resident speaks out over trouble-makers as police take action

'We dread the summer': Resident speaks out over trouble-makers as police take action

21 July 2022

Fears over rising anti-social behaviour in a Suffolk village has led police to impose a dispersal order to crack down on public disorder.


Police impose dispersal order to crack down on anti-social behaviour

20 July 2022
Police impose dispersal order to crack down on anti-social behaviour

Police impose dispersal order to crack down on anti-social behaviour

20 July 2022

The dispersal order has been imposed in response to ongoing issues of anti-social and disruptive public disorder in the village.


Two boys arrested on suspicion of assaulting another teenager

18 July 2022
Two boys arrested on suspicion of assaulting another teenager

Two boys arrested on suspicion of assaulting another teenager

18 July 2022

Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection with an assault in a Suffolk village, which left another teenager in hospital.


Basketball coach arranges tournament to help schoolboy battling cancer

17 July 2022
Basketball coach arranges tournament to help schoolboy battling cancer

Basketball coach arranges tournament to help schoolboy battling cancer

17 July 2022

A basketball coach has added his weight behind a wave of support for a schoolboy fighting cancer, by organising a charity tournament next month.


Calls for offshore alternative to National Grid pylons plan grow

16 July 2022
Calls for offshore alternative to National Grid pylons plan grow

Calls for offshore alternative to National Grid pylons plan grow

16 July 2022

Councillors, MPs and campaigners alike have urged National Grid to present alternative options to its East Anglia Green pylon scheme.


Party in the Park ready to bring back fun in the sun

16 July 2022
Party in the Park ready to bring back fun in the sun

Party in the Park ready to bring back fun in the sun

16 July 2022

Sunday will see the revival of a Suffolk town's landmark summer event for the first time since before the Covid-19 pandemic.


Gold coin and air rifle burgled from village home

15 July 2022
Gold coin and air rifle burgled from village home

Gold coin and air rifle burgled from village home

15 July 2022

A rear window was smashed to gain entry to the victim's address, before items including a gold bullion sovereign coin were stolen.


Quad bike and motorbike stolen during overnight burglary of outbuilding

15 July 2022
Quad bike and motorbike stolen during overnight burglary of outbuilding

Quad bike and motorbike stolen during overnight burglary of outbuilding

15 July 2022

A quad bike and a motorbike were stolen, after entry was forced into a detached outbuilding belonging to a remote residential property.