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Hospital records 'worrying' drop in women attending breast cancer screenings

Hospital records 'worrying' drop in women attending breast cancer screenings

Hospital records 'worrying' drop in women attending breast cancer screenings

28 September 2020

West Suffolk Hospital has recorded a 'worrying' 50 per cent drop in women attending breast cancer checks.


'I thought I rang my friend Jean' - listen to great-grandmother on national radio after she accidentally phones presenter

'I thought I rang my friend Jean' - listen to great-grandmother on national radio after she accidentally phones presenter

'I thought I rang my friend Jean' - listen to great-grandmother on national radio after she accidentally phones presenter

28 September 2020

A great-grandmother, 83, ended up on a national radio show after accidentally calling the presenter when she thought she had phoned her friend.


Suffolk speedway rider talks about his battle to recover from a brain injury

Suffolk speedway rider talks about his battle to recover from a brain injury

Suffolk speedway rider talks about his battle to recover from a brain injury

27 September 2020

Amidst all the uproar surrounding the exam results in August, it was easy to miss a particularly heart-warming story.


Champion of social scene dies aged 61

Champion of social scene dies aged 61

Champion of social scene dies aged 61

24 September 2020

Tributes are being paid to a legend of a village’s social scene who’s ‘infectious’ laugh was as famous as his love for football and snooker.


Ellesse was a ‘caring’ and ‘funny’ girl

Ellesse was a ‘caring’ and ‘funny’ girl

Ellesse was a ‘caring’ and ‘funny’ girl

24 September 2020

The family and best friend of 16-year-old Ellesse Potter have paid tribute to a ‘bubbly’, ‘comical’ and ‘beautiful’ girl.


Rosemary, 76, to set off on 90-mile trek in support of church hit by lead theft

Rosemary, 76, to set off on 90-mile trek in support of church hit by lead theft

Rosemary, 76, to set off on 90-mile trek in support of church hit by lead theft

22 September 2020

A 76-year-old woman is set to trek 90 miles of East Anglia to connect with a family story and support a church targeted by lead thieves.


Are you a winner?

Are you a winner?

Are you a winner?

21 September 2020

Latest winning numbers for St Nicholas Hospice Care lottery.


Framlingham Castle identified as 'anti-social behaviour hotspot'

Framlingham Castle identified as 'anti-social behaviour hotspot'

Framlingham Castle identified as 'anti-social behaviour hotspot'

20 September 2020

Police said there has also been a noted rise in the use of Class B drugs around the historic landmark


Memorial garden opened in tribute to teaching assistant

Memorial garden opened in tribute to teaching assistant

Memorial garden opened in tribute to teaching assistant

18 September 2020

A lasting tribute has been created at a school in honour of a ‘much-loved’ member of its staff who died just a few months after becoming a mum.


Are you a hospice lottery winner?

Are you a hospice lottery winner?

Are you a hospice lottery winner?

15 September 2020

Winning numbers for the latest St Nicholas Hospice Care Lottery draw


Families enjoy final summer blast at annual Hops and Hogs event

Families enjoy final summer blast at annual Hops and Hogs event

Families enjoy final summer blast at annual Hops and Hogs event

15 September 2020

Families got out their secateurs and buckets to pick hops under the sun at this year’s Hops and Hogs event at Starwing Brewery over the weekend.


Digging deep for stories of Suffolk’s Land Girl heroines

Digging deep for stories of Suffolk’s Land Girl heroines

Digging deep for stories of Suffolk’s Land Girl heroines

15 September 2020

Heartfelt admiration for the women whose work kept farms going in WW2 is behind an ambitious project.


Football community rallies to support young goalkeeper after serious leg injury

Football community rallies to support young goalkeeper after serious leg injury

Football community rallies to support young goalkeeper after serious leg injury

14 September 2020

Dozens of people from the football community have shown their support to a young goalkeeper who suffered a double leg break in a match at the weekend.


Neighbours' Lottery bonus

Neighbours' Lottery bonus

Neighbours' Lottery bonus

14 September 2020

Twelve people in one Suffolk street received some good news last weekend when they each scooped a cash prize of £1,000 thanks to their postcode.


'We want to keep hope alive for these children', says charity founder

'We want to keep hope alive for these children', says charity founder

'We want to keep hope alive for these children', says charity founder

14 September 2020

An appeal has been launched to help pay for laptops for children living in the slum districts of the Philippines.


Residents rally in attempt to ban HGVs from town centre

Residents rally in attempt to ban HGVs from town centre

Residents rally in attempt to ban HGVs from town centre

14 September 2020

Residents in a Suffolk town have put together a petition to ban the transit of heavy goods vehicles through the area.


Mother and son, 10, who suffer from same life-limiting illness launch charity

Mother and son, 10, who suffer from same life-limiting illness launch charity

Mother and son, 10, who suffer from same life-limiting illness launch charity

13 September 2020

A mother and her 10-year-old son who suffer from the same life-limiting illness have launched a charity to raise awareness of the condition.


'Warrior' Liam, 9, who touched hearts of many loses cancer battle

'Warrior' Liam, 9, who touched hearts of many loses cancer battle

'Warrior' Liam, 9, who touched hearts of many loses cancer battle

12 September 2020

A nine-year-old boy hailed a ‘warrior’ and who touched the hearts of many as he battled cancer has died.


Villagers’ ‘delight’ at rejection of housing scheme

Villagers’ ‘delight’ at rejection of housing scheme

Villagers’ ‘delight’ at rejection of housing scheme

11 September 2020

A developer’s hopes of knocking down a village house and building five new homes in its place have been thwarted.


How the spirit of Girls Night Out will continue despite coronavirus

How the spirit of Girls Night Out will continue despite coronavirus

How the spirit of Girls Night Out will continue despite coronavirus

11 September 2020

Covid-19 will not take away the spirit of walkers in one of the biggest fund-raising events in a Suffolk town.


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