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Church given surplus items from Tesco to help with foodbank

Church given surplus items from Tesco to help with foodbank

Church given surplus items from Tesco to help with foodbank

07 February 2024

People in Bury St Edmunds are receiving food supplies from Tesco stores thanks to a foodbank at one of the town’s churches.


Social media sewing queen calls for help with quilt making fund-raiser

Social media sewing queen calls for help with quilt making fund-raiser

Social media sewing queen calls for help with quilt making fund-raiser

07 February 2024

A Suffolk social media demonstrator and influencer is calling on people to join a mammoth patchwork quilt sewing session in aid of EACH.


Suffolk ‘Philosophical Butcher’ set to launch hospitality podcast with big name guests

Suffolk ‘Philosophical Butcher’ set to launch hospitality podcast with big name guests

Suffolk ‘Philosophical Butcher’ set to launch hospitality podcast with big name guests

07 February 2024

The owner of a Suffolk butchers is set to launch a hospitality podcast – with a Michelin-starred chef and famous farmer among its first guests.


Former police officer admits committing misconduct in a public office

Former police officer admits committing misconduct in a public office

Former police officer admits committing misconduct in a public office

07 February 2024

A former police officer from Suffolk whose actions caused ‘great distress’ to those affected has admitted committing numerous misconduct offences.


‘A huge legacy’: Bells ring out as Gordon turns 90 and marks 80 year milestone

‘A huge legacy’: Bells ring out as Gordon turns 90 and marks 80 year milestone

‘A huge legacy’: Bells ring out as Gordon turns 90 and marks 80 year milestone

07 February 2024

The bells of a Suffolk church rang out on Sunday in celebration of the 90th birthday of a bellringer and community champion.


Suffolk disability support campaigner presents petition signed by thousands to Downing Street

Suffolk disability support campaigner presents petition signed by thousands to Downing Street

Suffolk disability support campaigner presents petition signed by thousands to Downing Street

07 February 2024

A campaigner has visited Downing Street to present a petition calling on the Government to continue cost-of-living support for the disabled.


Find out new home for town’s giant Coronation crown

Find out new home for town’s giant Coronation crown

Find out new home for town’s giant Coronation crown

06 February 2024

A giant steel crown weighing 500kg in a Suffolk town has found a new home – thanks to a SuffolkNews appeal.


‘I’m afraid it’s all got too much’: Restaurant and bar closes after 17 months as running costs become unsustainable

‘I’m afraid it’s all got too much’: Restaurant and bar closes after 17 months as running costs become unsustainable

‘I’m afraid it’s all got too much’: Restaurant and bar closes after 17 months as running costs become unsustainable

06 February 2024

‘Spiralling costs’ have driven the owners of a restaurant in Haverhill to take the decision to close their doors after 17 months in business.


Details of funeral and memorial service for councillor confirmed

Details of funeral and memorial service for councillor confirmed

Details of funeral and memorial service for councillor confirmed

06 February 2024

The funeral arrangements for former Suffolk councillor and journalist, Mary Evans, have been confirmed.


‘A tragic loss of life’: Football community pays tribute to 17-year-old player after fatal car crash

‘A tragic loss of life’: Football community pays tribute to 17-year-old player after fatal car crash

‘A tragic loss of life’: Football community pays tribute to 17-year-old player after fatal car crash

06 February 2024

A 17-year-old boy who died after a car crashed into a tree has been named locally.


‘We want people to leave with a smile on their face’: Information and listening service celebrates first anniversary

‘We want people to leave with a smile on their face’: Information and listening service celebrates first anniversary

‘We want people to leave with a smile on their face’: Information and listening service celebrates first anniversary

06 February 2024

An information and listening service set up by The Salvation Army in Suffolk one year ago is now helping up to 100 people every week.


‘We’re running out of time’: Flight school offers farmers ‘pilot’ deal in return for field

‘We’re running out of time’: Flight school offers farmers ‘pilot’ deal in return for field

‘We’re running out of time’: Flight school offers farmers ‘pilot’ deal in return for field

06 February 2024

A Suffolk flying school is offering a landowner the chance to take to the skies for free in exchange for land as its search for a new home continues.


‘I’m now looking forward to my life improving’: Suffolk man among first to be fitted with revolutionary defibrillator

‘I’m now looking forward to my life improving’: Suffolk man among first to be fitted with revolutionary defibrillator

‘I’m now looking forward to my life improving’: Suffolk man among first to be fitted with revolutionary defibrillator

05 February 2024

A Suffolk man has become has become one of the first people in Europe to receive a revolutionary defibrillator to treat abnormal heart rhythms.


Museum work cost spirals to £2.7m more than expected

Museum work cost spirals to £2.7m more than expected

Museum work cost spirals to £2.7m more than expected

05 February 2024

The redevelopment of a town museum is set to cost £2.7m more than initially expected due to unforeseen costs.


Hospital charity supports patients with £90,000 funding boost

Hospital charity supports patients with £90,000 funding boost

Hospital charity supports patients with £90,000 funding boost

05 February 2024

Patients in Suffolk will benefit from almost £90,000 in grants thanks to a hospital charity.


Tributes as Dad’s Army actor Ian Lavender dies aged 77

Tributes as Dad’s Army actor Ian Lavender dies aged 77

Tributes as Dad’s Army actor Ian Lavender dies aged 77

05 February 2024

Tributes have been paid to Suffolk actor Ian Lavender who was the last remaining main cast member of Dad’s Army following his death aged 77.


Watch: Suffolk sandwich shop owners find flood outside its door due to burst pipe

Watch: Suffolk sandwich shop owners find flood outside its door due to burst pipe

Watch: Suffolk sandwich shop owners find flood outside its door due to burst pipe

05 February 2024

A Suffolk couple who own a popular town sandwich shop have had to close today after flowing water from a burst pipe was blocking its entrance.


Suffolk ‘Hero of the Surf’ lifesaving coach recognised at national ceremony

Suffolk ‘Hero of the Surf’ lifesaving coach recognised at national ceremony

Suffolk ‘Hero of the Surf’ lifesaving coach recognised at national ceremony

04 February 2024

A Suffolk ‘Hero of the Surf’ has been commended at a national ceremony for his courageous lifesaving.


Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

04 February 2024

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


Suffolk’s explosive tragedy remembered more than 150 years later

Suffolk’s explosive tragedy remembered more than 150 years later

Suffolk’s explosive tragedy remembered more than 150 years later

04 February 2024

With 28 lives lost and more than 70 injured, it was one of Suffolk's darkest days.


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