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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.


MasterChef contestant suffers 'dire' loss in work due to new coronavirus restrictions

MasterChef contestant suffers 'dire' loss in work due to new coronavirus restrictions

MasterChef contestant suffers 'dire' loss in work due to new coronavirus restrictions

10 September 2020

A MasterChef contestant has spoken of the 'dire' financial hit she has taken due to the new coronavirus restrictions.


Owners of one of town's oldest shops closed since lockdown give update on its future

Owners of one of town's oldest shops closed since lockdown give update on its future

Owners of one of town's oldest shops closed since lockdown give update on its future

08 September 2020

The owners of one of the oldest family-run shops in a Suffolk town, closed since lockdown, have spoken about their plans.


Parkruns to return next month

Parkruns to return next month

Parkruns to return next month

08 September 2020

Orgainsers have announced Parkruns are set to return across the country at the end of October.


Lifetime achievement award for long-serving pub landlord and landlady

Lifetime achievement award for long-serving pub landlord and landlady

Lifetime achievement award for long-serving pub landlord and landlady

08 September 2020

A couple who have run a pub for 35 years have been honoured with a lifetime achievement certificate.


Care home residents go head-to-head in flower competition

Care home residents go head-to-head in flower competition

Care home residents go head-to-head in flower competition

08 September 2020

Residents at Hartismere Place in Eye created their own flower displays in a bid to be crowned the Suffolk Flower Festival Champion.


Are you a winner: Hospice lottery results

Are you a winner: Hospice lottery results

Are you a winner: Hospice lottery results

07 September 2020

Winning numbers for the latest St Nicholas Hospice Care Lottery draw.


How this entrepreneur, 28, went from pot washer to owning 11 restaurants

How this entrepreneur, 28, went from pot washer to owning 11 restaurants

How this entrepreneur, 28, went from pot washer to owning 11 restaurants

07 September 2020

A restaurateur who is to open two eateries in the same town as he expands his empire has discussed the secret to his success.


How this seven-year-old boy is helping to solve litter problem at town's skatepark

How this seven-year-old boy is helping to solve litter problem at town's skatepark

How this seven-year-old boy is helping to solve litter problem at town's skatepark

06 September 2020

BMX and scootering enthusiast Otis Bligh has gone the extra mile to support skatepark.


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