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Town champions sustainability at Easter with first Green Sunday event of 2022

21 April 2022
Town champions sustainability at Easter with first Green Sunday event of 2022

Town champions sustainability at Easter with first Green Sunday event of 2022

21 April 2022

A celebration of sustainability returned to a Suffolk town for the first time this year, to add an eco-friendly feel to the Easter weekend.


Foodbank volunteers recognised for dedication with High Sheriff Award

20 April 2022
Foodbank volunteers recognised for dedication with High Sheriff Award

Foodbank volunteers recognised for dedication with High Sheriff Award

20 April 2022

Volunteers at a town foodbank have been rewarded for their dedication, by earning the top honour from the High Sheriff of Suffolk.


Fresh start as foodbank rebrands to reflect broader range of services

18 April 2022
Fresh start as foodbank rebrands to reflect broader range of services

Fresh start as foodbank rebrands to reflect broader range of services

18 April 2022

A new era has begun for a Hadleigh-based charity, which has adopted a fresh identity to reflect its shift from a foodbank to a wide range of services.


‘I almost fell off my chair’: Woman wins award for book on challenges of neurological condition

17 April 2022
‘I almost fell off my chair’: Woman wins award for book on challenges of neurological condition

‘I almost fell off my chair’: Woman wins award for book on challenges of neurological condition

17 April 2022

A debut author, who has received a national award for her memoir, hopes her increased platform can help more people with her neurological condition.


Salon fundraiser raises £2,000 in memory of teenager Maddy Campbell

16 April 2022
Salon fundraiser raises £2,000 in memory of teenager Maddy Campbell

Salon fundraiser raises £2,000 in memory of teenager Maddy Campbell

16 April 2022

More than £2,000 was raised during a fundraiser at a hair and beauty salon, in memory of a former apprentice who died suddenly last year.


Business set to open tea room expansion to help cement role as community hub

16 April 2022
Business set to open tea room expansion to help cement role as community hub

Business set to open tea room expansion to help cement role as community hub

16 April 2022

A crafts enterprise is keen to reinforce its role as a community hub, with a focus on tackling loneliness and providing mental health benefits.


Demonstration highlights fears over development plans

15 April 2022
Demonstration highlights fears over development plans

Demonstration highlights fears over development plans

15 April 2022

Campaigners believe a public event at the weekend perfectly demonstrated long-standing fears about the impact of development proposals, if approved.


Family-run golf resort pops champagne corks as 50th anniversary of business arrives

14 April 2022
Family-run golf resort pops champagne corks as 50th anniversary of business arrives

Family-run golf resort pops champagne corks as 50th anniversary of business arrives

14 April 2022

A golden milestone beckons for a family-owned Suffolk golf club, as it prepares to mark half a century since its foundation.


Team raring to go at charity fun run to raise money for counselling services

14 April 2022
Team raring to go at charity fun run to raise money for counselling services

Team raring to go at charity fun run to raise money for counselling services

14 April 2022

A team representing a local counselling charity will join hundreds of runners for a Suffolk town’s signature fundraising run on Good Friday.


Village library set to relocate to Royal British Legion branch

13 April 2022
Village library set to relocate to Royal British Legion branch

Village library set to relocate to Royal British Legion branch

13 April 2022

A rural library will soon relocate to a new home, after the doors close on its current location for the final time this weekend.


Jigsaw provides unexpected avenue to connect residents with history of Suffolk WWII airfield

11 April 2022
Jigsaw provides unexpected avenue to connect residents with history of Suffolk WWII airfield

Jigsaw provides unexpected avenue to connect residents with history of Suffolk WWII airfield

11 April 2022

The storied history of a Suffolk town's Second World War air base has found an unexpected avenue to a new generation, in the form of a jigsaw.


Residents fear consequences of plans to redevelop former bus depot

10 April 2022
Residents fear consequences of plans to redevelop former bus depot

Residents fear consequences of plans to redevelop former bus depot

10 April 2022

Plans to redevelop a derelict bus depot into homes and a convenience store have left residents fearful of the consequences.


Friends and family driven to keep Lynsey's legacy alive with 'Party 4 Life'

09 April 2022
Friends and family driven to keep Lynsey's legacy alive with 'Party 4 Life'

Friends and family driven to keep Lynsey's legacy alive with 'Party 4 Life'

09 April 2022

Friends of a fund-raiser who lost her battle with cancer are organising an event in her honour in aid of a charity she supported.


Landowner fined £5,000 and handed suspended jail term by High Court after disobeying injunction

08 April 2022
Landowner fined £5,000 and handed suspended jail term by High Court after disobeying injunction

Landowner fined £5,000 and handed suspended jail term by High Court after disobeying injunction

08 April 2022

A landowner, who continued unlawful development despite multiple legal notices requiring him to stop, has been fined and given a suspended jail term.


EACH charity shop re-opens after major renovation to help reduce carbon footprint

07 April 2022
EACH charity shop re-opens after major renovation to help reduce carbon footprint

EACH charity shop re-opens after major renovation to help reduce carbon footprint

07 April 2022

A new-look charity shop is targeting a substantial reduction in its carbon footprint, after reopening following a major revamp.


Family lambast 'archaic' law preventing change to former student's death certificate

07 April 2022
Family lambast 'archaic' law preventing change to former student's death certificate

Family lambast 'archaic' law preventing change to former student's death certificate

07 April 2022

The family of a former student have vowed not to stop until they clear her name after an inquest result was quashed.


Suffolk district joins pledge to help integrate refugees as Ukraine crisis worsens

06 April 2022
Suffolk district joins pledge to help integrate refugees as Ukraine crisis worsens

Suffolk district joins pledge to help integrate refugees as Ukraine crisis worsens

06 April 2022

A district council has pledged to help communities become more welcoming and inclusive for refugees, after signing up to a national support network.


Fun Run set for return from Covid hiatus this Easter to celebrate 40th anniversary

05 April 2022
Fun Run set for return from Covid hiatus this Easter to celebrate 40th anniversary

Fun Run set for return from Covid hiatus this Easter to celebrate 40th anniversary

05 April 2022

A Suffolk town's signature community fundraising run will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Easter, as it returns three years after its last event.


Community shop seeks support for £150,000 appeal to secure permanent location by autumn

04 April 2022
Community shop seeks support for £150,000 appeal to secure permanent location by autumn

Community shop seeks support for £150,000 appeal to secure permanent location by autumn

04 April 2022

The threat of closure looms over a lifeline community shop, unless it can raise £150,000 by the autumn to secure its future.


Salon set to stage open day charity fundraiser in memory of Maddy

03 April 2022
Salon set to stage open day charity fundraiser in memory of Maddy

Salon set to stage open day charity fundraiser in memory of Maddy

03 April 2022

The memory of a teenage beautician will loom large next weekend, when the salon where she worked hosts a fundraising event in her honour.