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Former Newmarket midwife Jean Parton dies

Former Newmarket midwife Jean Parton dies

Former Newmarket midwife Jean Parton dies

12 June 2020

Jean Parton, the former head of Newmarket Hospital’s maternity unit, has died at the age of 88.


‘Influential and respected’ family GP dies aged 80

‘Influential and respected’ family GP dies aged 80

‘Influential and respected’ family GP dies aged 80

05 June 2020

A long-serving GP who ‘worked tirelessly for his patients’ has died aged 80.


Guard of honour to be held for long-time former Sudbury Rugby Club member Matt Austin

Guard of honour to be held for long-time former Sudbury Rugby Club member Matt Austin

Guard of honour to be held for long-time former Sudbury Rugby Club member Matt Austin

28 May 2020

Sudbury Rugby Club will formally pay its respects to Matt Austin, who died on Friday, May 16, following a short battle with cancer, at the age of 39.

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Newmarket shocked by death of Derby winning lad Michael Curran

Newmarket shocked by death of Derby winning lad Michael Curran

Newmarket shocked by death of Derby winning lad Michael Curran

22 May 2020

Newmarket's racing community has been shocked by news of the death of Derby-winning lad Michael Curran.


Newmarket’s racing community in mourning for Jane O’Shea

Newmarket’s racing community in mourning for Jane O’Shea

Newmarket’s racing community in mourning for Jane O’Shea

11 May 2020

Newmarket’s racing community has been shocked by the death of Jane O’Shea, former head lass for Classic winning trainer William Haggas.


Final chapter for history man Rod

Final chapter for history man Rod

Final chapter for history man Rod

29 April 2020

Tributes have been paid to local historian and author Rod Vincent, who has died aged 93.


Newmarket town councillor Ian Kirk dies

Newmarket town councillor Ian Kirk dies

Newmarket town councillor Ian Kirk dies

26 April 2020

Ian Kirk, who represented Scaltback, died earlier today after suffering a suspected heart attack.


Tributes paid to long-time Quay Theatre contributor Sue Norris following death at 70

Tributes paid to long-time Quay Theatre contributor Sue Norris following death at 70

Tributes paid to long-time Quay Theatre contributor Sue Norris following death at 70

14 April 2020

Tributes have been paid to a dedicated dressmaker who spent nearly three decades running the costume department at Sudbury’s Quay Theatre.


Tributes paid to lifelong Sudbury community fundraiser and church stalwart Beverly Richardson

Tributes paid to lifelong Sudbury community fundraiser and church stalwart Beverly Richardson

Tributes paid to lifelong Sudbury community fundraiser and church stalwart Beverly Richardson

10 April 2020

For more than 50 years, Beverly played a key role with St John’s Methodist Church, and was heavily involved in raising money for many local causes.


Inseparable couple are ‘together and at peace’

Inseparable couple are ‘together and at peace’

Inseparable couple are ‘together and at peace’

27 February 2020

An elderly man died after his car plunged into a pond less than an hour before his wife of 67 years lost her battle with cancer.


Gladiator and Notting Hill star John Shrapnel dies aged 77

Gladiator and Notting Hill star John Shrapnel dies aged 77

Gladiator and Notting Hill star John Shrapnel dies aged 77

20 February 2020

The star of stage and screen had a home in Suffolk.


'Danny was a great partner, fantastic dad, brilliant rider': Family pay tribute to speedway star Danny Ayres

'Danny was a great partner, fantastic dad, brilliant rider': Family pay tribute to speedway star Danny Ayres

'Danny was a great partner, fantastic dad, brilliant rider': Family pay tribute to speedway star Danny Ayres

06 February 2020

Tributes have poured in from all over the country following the death on Saturday of one of the speedway world’s most popular riders.


Long Melford Football Club pays tribute following deaths of four former players

Long Melford Football Club pays tribute following deaths of four former players

Long Melford Football Club pays tribute following deaths of four former players

06 February 2020

A funeral service took place in Great Cornard last week for Paul Hurrell, one of four former Long Melford players to have died in December 2019.


Funeral date for much-loved mum and grandmother who died in Cyprus hotel fire

Funeral date for much-loved mum and grandmother who died in Cyprus hotel fire

Funeral date for much-loved mum and grandmother who died in Cyprus hotel fire

03 February 2020

Patricia Hughes, 71, died on December 27 at the LA Hotel in the resort of Lapta.


Tribute paid to RAF’s ‘gentle’ hero James who has died aged 98

Tribute paid to RAF’s ‘gentle’ hero James who has died aged 98

Tribute paid to RAF’s ‘gentle’ hero James who has died aged 98

25 January 2020

James Dellow survived 30 bombing missions over Germany during world war two


Well-known Newmarket businesswoman Mary Foreman dies at 93

Well-known Newmarket businesswoman Mary Foreman dies at 93

Well-known Newmarket businesswoman Mary Foreman dies at 93

22 January 2020

Mary Foreman who, with her late husband Terry, was credited with saving the town’s Bedford Lodge hotel


Community volunteer and former youth worker from Great Waldingfield dies at 86

Community volunteer and former youth worker from Great Waldingfield dies at 86

Community volunteer and former youth worker from Great Waldingfield dies at 86

17 January 2020

Derek Hurrell, who lived on the Heath Estate with his wife Joyce, spent decades as a youth worker and was also involved in community adult education.


Former Sudbury schoolteacher and community stalwart James White dies aged 90

Former Sudbury schoolteacher and community stalwart James White dies aged 90

Former Sudbury schoolteacher and community stalwart James White dies aged 90

09 January 2020

The daughter of a former teacher, who taught dozens of pupils in Sudbury and Lavenham during an extensive career, has paid tribute to her father.


Tributes paid to 'inspiring and incredible' Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds boss

Tributes paid to 'inspiring and incredible' Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds boss

Tributes paid to 'inspiring and incredible' Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds boss

08 January 2020

Karen Simpson, chief executive and artistic director at Theatre Royal, lost her battle with cancer on Saturday.


Bury Town FC’s 144-goal legend Billy dies aged 75

Bury Town FC’s 144-goal legend Billy dies aged 75

Bury Town FC’s 144-goal legend Billy dies aged 75

04 January 2020

Highly talented, kind natured midfielder who was 'excellent at everything he turned his hand to'


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