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‘An oldie but still a goodie’: We tried lunch at this Indian restaurant

‘An oldie but still a goodie’: We tried lunch at this Indian restaurant

‘An oldie but still a goodie’: We tried lunch at this Indian restaurant

10 February 2024

With a town’s food scene continuing to explode, reporter Kev Hurst thought he would visit what he classes as one of the movement’s forefathers.


30 homes could be built at former school site in town centre

30 homes could be built at former school site in town centre

30 homes could be built at former school site in town centre

09 February 2024

Plans for 30 new homes at a former school site have been submitted.


Review: Finding Nemo Junior will leaving you thinking you were watching the Oscars

Review: Finding Nemo Junior will leaving you thinking you were watching the Oscars

Review: Finding Nemo Junior will leaving you thinking you were watching the Oscars

09 February 2024

Our reviewer John Nice dives into a new spin on an underwater Pixar classic.


‘It is a pretty damming indictment of the social failure in the UK’: Charity says report makes ‘awful reading’

‘It is a pretty damming indictment of the social failure in the UK’: Charity says report makes ‘awful reading’

‘It is a pretty damming indictment of the social failure in the UK’: Charity says report makes ‘awful reading’

09 February 2024

A Haverhill-based charity that helps people in financial hardship says levels of UK poverty revealed in a new study are ‘tear-jerking’.


‘We can see the finishing line’: Highways bosses on progress of A14 roadworks ahead of anniversary

‘We can see the finishing line’: Highways bosses on progress of A14 roadworks ahead of anniversary

‘We can see the finishing line’: Highways bosses on progress of A14 roadworks ahead of anniversary

09 February 2024

A major project to resurface a stretch of the A14 is nearing completion as it approaches the one year mark since construction began.


Ipswich Town superfan Poppy to follow in late brother’s footsteps as mascot against West Brom

Ipswich Town superfan Poppy to follow in late brother’s footsteps as mascot against West Brom

Ipswich Town superfan Poppy to follow in late brother’s footsteps as mascot against West Brom

09 February 2024

An Ipswich Town superfan will be following in her late brother’s footsteps when she leads the Tractor Boys out for tomorrow’s game against West Brom.


‘I’m driven by fear’: Mum’s call for ban on mobile phones for under-16s sparks national movement

‘I’m driven by fear’: Mum’s call for ban on mobile phones for under-16s sparks national movement

‘I’m driven by fear’: Mum’s call for ban on mobile phones for under-16s sparks national movement

09 February 2024

A mum’s call for a ban on mobile phones for primary school children has sparked a national movement.


Woman seriously injured and man rescued from van in two-vehicle crash

Woman seriously injured and man rescued from van in two-vehicle crash

Woman seriously injured and man rescued from van in two-vehicle crash

09 February 2024

A woman suffered serious injuries and a man was rescued from a van after a two-vehicle crash.


Three Suffolk buildings in line to be named best new constructions in East of England

Three Suffolk buildings in line to be named best new constructions in East of England

Three Suffolk buildings in line to be named best new constructions in East of England

09 February 2024

Three Suffolk buildings have been shortlisted as among the best new constructions in the Eastern region by a national architecture body.


‘I thought let’s start up a breakfast club, not thinking much would come of it’: Breakfast club is now so much more than just a place to socialise

‘I thought let’s start up a breakfast club, not thinking much would come of it’: Breakfast club is now so much more than just a place to socialise

‘I thought let’s start up a breakfast club, not thinking much would come of it’: Breakfast club is now so much more than just a place to socialise

09 February 2024

It began as a place where armed forces veterans could meet once a month but a Suffolk breakfast club is now providing wider support for its members.


‘Always follow your dreams’: Student’s ‘inspiring’ story of showbiz success

‘Always follow your dreams’: Student’s ‘inspiring’ story of showbiz success

‘Always follow your dreams’: Student’s ‘inspiring’ story of showbiz success

09 February 2024

A Suffolk teenager is in the Big Apple this weekend as she continues her entertainment journey.


Anaesthetist’s joy at reunion with sentimental diamond ring, after it travels more than 80 miles from Suffolk in scrubs

Anaesthetist’s joy at reunion with sentimental diamond ring, after it travels more than 80 miles from Suffolk in scrubs

Anaesthetist’s joy at reunion with sentimental diamond ring, after it travels more than 80 miles from Suffolk in scrubs

08 February 2024

A hospital anaesthetist has been reunited with her diamond ring after it travelled more than 80 miles from Suffolk in a set of scrubs.


Here’s who will be playing at this popular Suffolk festival’s 10th anniversary show

Here’s who will be playing at this popular Suffolk festival’s 10th anniversary show

Here’s who will be playing at this popular Suffolk festival’s 10th anniversary show

08 February 2024

The lineup for this Suffolk music event has been revealed – including the bassist from The Clash and a blind pianist who played for Muhammad Ali.


Makers Markets set for a return to region’s towns this spring

Makers Markets set for a return to region’s towns this spring

Makers Markets set for a return to region’s towns this spring

08 February 2024

West Suffolk Council’s popular Makers Markets are returning to Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill next month and to Newmarket in April.


‘Taking notice of the people rather than the finances’: U-turn made on threatened mental health helpline

‘Taking notice of the people rather than the finances’: U-turn made on threatened mental health helpline

‘Taking notice of the people rather than the finances’: U-turn made on threatened mental health helpline

08 February 2024

A mental health support line which was threatened with closure will continue for another year.


New Government food waste law is untenable and just a slogan, says top councillor

New Government food waste law is untenable and just a slogan, says top councillor

New Government food waste law is untenable and just a slogan, says top councillor

08 February 2024

The new Government food waste law has been described as untenable and just a slogan by a top Suffolk councillor.


‘It has been horrible and stressful’: Sandwich shop pair assess the damage after flood

‘It has been horrible and stressful’: Sandwich shop pair assess the damage after flood

‘It has been horrible and stressful’: Sandwich shop pair assess the damage after flood

08 February 2024

A couple who own a sandwich shop have spoken of their ‘heartbreak’ at having to close for the rest of this week.


Petition to keep archives in town passes 1,700 signatures

Petition to keep archives in town passes 1,700 signatures

Petition to keep archives in town passes 1,700 signatures

08 February 2024

More than 1,700 people have signed a petition calling for West Suffolk archives to remain in Bury St Edmunds.


Football community pays respects after ‘dedicated’ 17-year-old player dies in car crash

Football community pays respects after ‘dedicated’ 17-year-old player dies in car crash

Football community pays respects after ‘dedicated’ 17-year-old player dies in car crash

08 February 2024

The sporting community has paused to pay its respects to a ‘dedicated and well-respected’ young footballer, who lost his life in a car crash.


‘It needs to be stopped dead in its tracks’: Parliamentary candidate opposes bio-digestion plant plans

‘It needs to be stopped dead in its tracks’: Parliamentary candidate opposes bio-digestion plant plans

‘It needs to be stopped dead in its tracks’: Parliamentary candidate opposes bio-digestion plant plans

08 February 2024

The man hoping to become a Suffolk MP has set out his objections to a proposed bio-digestion plant.

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