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Little known memorial to the fallen of the First World War is marking its centenary

30 October 2023
Little known memorial to the fallen of the First World War is marking its centenary

Little known memorial to the fallen of the First World War is marking its centenary

30 October 2023

Next month the people of a Suffolk town will gather at the town’s war memorial to pay their annual tribute to the dead of two world wars.


Suffolk dog groomer Lucy looking forward to new start

29 October 2023
Suffolk dog groomer Lucy looking forward to new start

Suffolk dog groomer Lucy looking forward to new start

29 October 2023

A Suffolk dog groomer who has run a successful business in the area for seven years is set to open up in new premises tomorrow.


Tributes to day centre’s first manager who laid the foundations of its success

28 October 2023
Tributes to day centre’s first manager who laid the foundations of its success

Tributes to day centre’s first manager who laid the foundations of its success

28 October 2023

Tributes have been paid to the first manager of a town’s day centre said to have laid the foundations for its success over the past 42 years.


Eighty years after her death the headstone on the grave of a pioneering woman racehorse trainer is officially unveiled

26 October 2023
Eighty years after her death the headstone on the grave of a pioneering woman racehorse trainer is officially unveiled

Eighty years after her death the headstone on the grave of a pioneering woman racehorse trainer is officially unveiled

26 October 2023

Nearly eighty years after her death, the grave of pioneering woman racehorse trainer has finally been officially marked with a headstone.


Business as usual as manure lorries are back in action in Suffolk town

21 October 2023
Business as usual as manure lorries are back in action in Suffolk town

Business as usual as manure lorries are back in action in Suffolk town

21 October 2023

Horse manure collections have resumed in a Suffolk town much to the relief of racehorse trainers.


Battle to save village church’s precious roof carvings

11 October 2023
Battle to save village church’s precious roof carvings

Battle to save village church’s precious roof carvings

11 October 2023

An urgent fund-raising appeal is to be launched to replace the chancel roof of a Suffolk church and save the secret hidden beneath it.


Bid for a butterfly to give cash boost to brave George’s fund

06 October 2023
Bid for a butterfly to give cash boost to brave George’s fund

Bid for a butterfly to give cash boost to brave George’s fund

06 October 2023

Metal butterflies, which decorated a Suffolk town, are being auctioned for cancer research in the name of a little boy who has the disease.


Trainers hope for solution to horse manure collection crisis

05 October 2023
Trainers hope for solution to horse manure collection crisis

Trainers hope for solution to horse manure collection crisis

05 October 2023

A solution may be in sight for trainers unable to dispose of hundreds of tons of their horses' used bedding.


Girl band visit is inspirational for primary school pupils

30 September 2023
Girl band visit is inspirational for primary school pupils

Girl band visit is inspirational for primary school pupils

30 September 2023

Pupils at a primary school got a taste of what it takes to be a pop star when they got a visit from rising stars Calyco.


Funeral for ex-middle school head who loved music

27 September 2023
Funeral for ex-middle school head who loved music

Funeral for ex-middle school head who loved music

27 September 2023

A former headteacher has passed away aged 79 and his funeral is taking place tomorrow.


Former Suffolk hairdresser lands starring role in big new movie

24 September 2023
Former Suffolk hairdresser lands starring role in big new movie

Former Suffolk hairdresser lands starring role in big new movie

24 September 2023

A former hairdresser has won the starring role in a feature film which is due to be released world-wide in the next few weeks.


Mural tribute to legendary jockey Frankie Dettori at town’s racecourse

23 September 2023
Mural tribute to legendary jockey Frankie Dettori at town’s racecourse

Mural tribute to legendary jockey Frankie Dettori at town’s racecourse

23 September 2023

A mural tribute at racing’s headquarters to mark the retirement of Frankie Dettori will be seen for the first time by racegoers.


Town’s Covid remembrance gardens provide a space to reflect and remember

23 September 2023
Town’s Covid remembrance gardens provide a space to reflect and remember

Town’s Covid remembrance gardens provide a space to reflect and remember

23 September 2023

A town has unveiled remembrance gardens in memory of local people who lost their lives during the Covid pandemic.


Vogue athletes set to take on the world of cheerleading with new base

17 September 2023
Vogue athletes set to take on the world of cheerleading with new base

Vogue athletes set to take on the world of cheerleading with new base

17 September 2023

Youngsters from Vogue Athletics Cheerleading will be hitting the ground running after last Sunday's grand opening of the group’s new headquarters.


Service to say final goodbye to former pub landlady who died aged 84

15 September 2023
Service to say final goodbye to former pub landlady who died aged 84

Service to say final goodbye to former pub landlady who died aged 84

15 September 2023

The funeral service for a popular former publican who ran a Suffolk town pub for more than 30 years will be held on Monday.


Tame jackdaw’s emergency rescue from chimney

26 August 2023
Tame jackdaw’s emergency rescue from chimney

Tame jackdaw’s emergency rescue from chimney

26 August 2023

Feathers were well and truly ruffled when a couple’s pet jackdaw got stuck down the chimney.


Suffolk military historian puts a face to the name of a young soldier killed during the liberation of The Netherlands nearly 80 years ago

24 August 2023
Suffolk military historian puts a face to the name of a young soldier killed during the liberation of The Netherlands nearly 80 years ago

Suffolk military historian puts a face to the name of a young soldier killed during the liberation of The Netherlands nearly 80 years ago

24 August 2023

A Suffolk historian has ended the search for relatives of a young soldier killed during the liberation of The Netherlands in 1944.


Meet joint winners of this year’s Newmarket Cutest Kid Competition

03 August 2023
Meet joint winners of this year’s Newmarket Cutest Kid Competition

Meet joint winners of this year’s Newmarket Cutest Kid Competition

03 August 2023

The votes have been counted in the Newmarket Journal’s Cutest Kid 2023 competition and we have not one but two winners.


Residents’ anger over flats plan for disused shop and neighbouring property

03 August 2023
Residents’ anger over flats plan for disused shop and neighbouring property

Residents’ anger over flats plan for disused shop and neighbouring property

03 August 2023

Proposal could see 11 flats and ground floor shop developed in town centre road.


Railway crossing supporters celebrate after final victory

02 August 2023
Railway crossing supporters celebrate after final victory

Railway crossing supporters celebrate after final victory

02 August 2023

Opponents of Network Rail’s plans to close a town’s railway foot crossing are now celebrating good news.