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How kindness is helping to keep people more physically active in this town

How kindness is helping to keep people more physically active in this town

How kindness is helping to keep people more physically active in this town

16 February 2024

A town running club and leisure centre have teamed up to help people who want to participate in sports but find the expense prohibitive.


‘They are leaving us behind’: Family’s frustration at full fibre failure

‘They are leaving us behind’: Family’s frustration at full fibre failure

‘They are leaving us behind’: Family’s frustration at full fibre failure

16 February 2024

A Suffolk man has aired his frustration with Openreach after being told a full fibre connection to his disabled-use bungalow would not be made.


Trust’s schools across Suffolk have October half-term extended to fortnight

Trust’s schools across Suffolk have October half-term extended to fortnight

Trust’s schools across Suffolk have October half-term extended to fortnight

15 February 2024

Schools in Suffolk will be extending October half term break to two weeks in an effort to reduce staff and student absence.


‘It’s about local identity and respect’: Two districts set to lose archives branches despite campaigner efforts

‘It’s about local identity and respect’: Two districts set to lose archives branches despite campaigner efforts

‘It’s about local identity and respect’: Two districts set to lose archives branches despite campaigner efforts

15 February 2024

West and East Suffolk districts are set to lose their local archives branches despite campaigners' efforts.


‘It’s our way of helping out’: Generous café offers families free hot meals this half term

‘It’s our way of helping out’: Generous café offers families free hot meals this half term

‘It’s our way of helping out’: Generous café offers families free hot meals this half term

15 February 2024

A café known for its generosity is offering free hot meals to struggling families this half term.


‘Love at first sight’: Parents celebrate birth of Valentine’s baby

‘Love at first sight’: Parents celebrate birth of Valentine’s baby

‘Love at first sight’: Parents celebrate birth of Valentine’s baby

15 February 2024

Meet one of Suffolk’s babies to be born on the day of love, Valentine’s Day.


What does it mean when the buzzer sounds? Families find out what it is like to be an on call firefighter

What does it mean when the buzzer sounds? Families find out what it is like to be an on call firefighter

What does it mean when the buzzer sounds? Families find out what it is like to be an on call firefighter

15 February 2024

Families learnt about the important role of on call firefighters at an open day and received a glimpse of a new station.


Major £2.4m sports project given green light

Major £2.4m sports project given green light

Major £2.4m sports project given green light

14 February 2024

A major £2.4m sports project in Suffolk has been given the green light.


‘They’ve done such a brave thing’: Two sisters fund-raise for air ambulance charity which tried to save their dad

‘They’ve done such a brave thing’: Two sisters fund-raise for air ambulance charity which tried to save their dad

‘They’ve done such a brave thing’: Two sisters fund-raise for air ambulance charity which tried to save their dad

14 February 2024

Two sisters have joined forces to clean up their village in memory of their dad who died in a tragic accident.


Threat of job losses avoided after firm given go ahead for site redevelopment

Threat of job losses avoided after firm given go ahead for site redevelopment

Threat of job losses avoided after firm given go ahead for site redevelopment

14 February 2024

A Suffolk manufacturer has secured its future and avoided job losses after winning planning permission to redevelop its site.


Leak outside town centre shop repaired after road closure

Leak outside town centre shop repaired after road closure

Leak outside town centre shop repaired after road closure

13 February 2024

A leak in a town centre road has been repaired following an out-of-hours closure.


Counter proposals submitted as changes to arts funding set to be discussed

Counter proposals submitted as changes to arts funding set to be discussed

Counter proposals submitted as changes to arts funding set to be discussed

13 February 2024

Several counter proposals have been submitted as the county council’s planned changes to arts funding are set to be discussed.


New roundabout on busy route completed two months early

New roundabout on busy route completed two months early

New roundabout on busy route completed two months early

13 February 2024

A new roundabout to improve road safety and help people’s journeys along the A1307 near Haverhill has been completed two months ahead of schedule.


See some of postcard club’s fascinating collection as it helps keep history in the picture

See some of postcard club’s fascinating collection as it helps keep history in the picture

See some of postcard club’s fascinating collection as it helps keep history in the picture

13 February 2024

Collectors tell why their passion for postcards is more than just an addictive hobby.


Ipswich Town star shines light on young people’s mental health

Ipswich Town star shines light on young people’s mental health

Ipswich Town star shines light on young people’s mental health

12 February 2024

An Ipswich Town star has shone a light on how young people in Suffolk can look after their mental health.


‘Mum loves parties and celebrating things’: Family’s appeal to help terminally ill former teacher renew her vows

‘Mum loves parties and celebrating things’: Family’s appeal to help terminally ill former teacher renew her vows

‘Mum loves parties and celebrating things’: Family’s appeal to help terminally ill former teacher renew her vows

12 February 2024

The family of a former teacher are appealing for donations to help her make precious memories.


Water restored to Suffolk homes following pump failure

Water restored to Suffolk homes following pump failure

Water restored to Suffolk homes following pump failure

11 February 2024

A pump failure which caused homes in a Suffolk town to be without water has been fixed.


New care home proposals ‘would have impact on GP practices’ and funding support is needed

New care home proposals ‘would have impact on GP practices’ and funding support is needed

New care home proposals ‘would have impact on GP practices’ and funding support is needed

11 February 2024

A health organisation has said that a proposed new care home should only go ahead if the applicant contributes towards healthcare in the area.


Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions in these seven towns

Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions in these seven towns

Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions in these seven towns

11 February 2024

Here are some of the works going on in the next couple of weeks which could cause delays to drivers.


‘Enough is enough’: Residents rally to save last bank in town from closure

‘Enough is enough’: Residents rally to save last bank in town from closure

‘Enough is enough’: Residents rally to save last bank in town from closure

10 February 2024

More than 100 residents rallied outside the last bank in a Suffolk town to protest its closure after a petition gained nearly 700 hundred signatures.


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