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‘Real characters and undefinable community spirit’: Former shop owner shares his memories of Suffolk town

‘Real characters and undefinable community spirit’: Former shop owner shares his memories of Suffolk town

‘Real characters and undefinable community spirit’: Former shop owner shares his memories of Suffolk town

22 December 2023

A former shop owner shares his memories of growing up in a Suffolk town in the 1950s.


‘The people who ultimately pay the price of shoplifting are the honest customers’

‘The people who ultimately pay the price of shoplifting are the honest customers’

‘The people who ultimately pay the price of shoplifting are the honest customers’

24 September 2023

Our reporter welcomes enhanced security measures which could stem the tide of shoplifting.


‘Is a less enjoyable shopping experience the price we must pay for the shoplifting ‘epidemic’?’

‘Is a less enjoyable shopping experience the price we must pay for the shoplifting ‘epidemic’?’

‘Is a less enjoyable shopping experience the price we must pay for the shoplifting ‘epidemic’?’

20 September 2023

Our reporter looks at the issues arising from increased shop security following a less than enjoyable trip to the supermarket.

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We tried venue’s Mexican menu and bottomless drinks concept – and this is what we thought

We tried venue’s Mexican menu and bottomless drinks concept – and this is what we thought

We tried venue’s Mexican menu and bottomless drinks concept – and this is what we thought

05 September 2023

Our reporter keeps her wits about her to review restaurant’s Mexican-themed ‘bottomless’ experience.


‘Why are the school holidays so long - I’m not convinced children need six weeks off?’

‘Why are the school holidays so long - I’m not convinced children need six weeks off?’

‘Why are the school holidays so long - I’m not convinced children need six weeks off?’

25 July 2023

Parents and teachers in Wales are to be asked about shortening the school summer holiday and our columnist thinks it’s time England followed suit.


We stopped for lunch at town’s new Italian-inspired café – this is what we thought

We stopped for lunch at town’s new Italian-inspired café – this is what we thought

We stopped for lunch at town’s new Italian-inspired café – this is what we thought

13 July 2023

Why you need to check out this hidden gem in town.


Paul Weller wows and Far From Saints fantastic at forest gig

Paul Weller wows and Far From Saints fantastic at forest gig

Paul Weller wows and Far From Saints fantastic at forest gig

18 June 2023

Paul Weller came to the Forest Live stage in High Lodge last night, in a gig that will stay in my memory for a long time to come


‘Society is so used to classroom closures the government feels no pressure to tackle teacher strikes’

‘Society is so used to classroom closures the government feels no pressure to tackle teacher strikes’

‘Society is so used to classroom closures the government feels no pressure to tackle teacher strikes’

09 May 2023

Our columnist fears we’re now all so comfortable with school closures since the pandemic that there’s no urgency to resolve disputes with teachers.


We tried luxurious new restaurant on opening night and this is what we thought

We tried luxurious new restaurant on opening night and this is what we thought

We tried luxurious new restaurant on opening night and this is what we thought

18 April 2023

We visited a new town centre restaurant on opening night and this is what we thought of the food and service.


We stayed at Folk Café's new B&B – and this is what we thought

We stayed at Folk Café's new B&B – and this is what we thought

We stayed at Folk Café's new B&B – and this is what we thought

12 April 2023

A popular café, which is set to triple in size over the coming months, has launched a new bed and breakfast offering.


We reveal our favourite breakfast spots to mark National Breakfast Week

We reveal our favourite breakfast spots to mark National Breakfast Week

We reveal our favourite breakfast spots to mark National Breakfast Week

08 March 2023

Bagel? A simple coffee? Porridge? Full English fry-up? Suffolk News reporters reveal their favourite breakfast haunts and what they'd want to eat.


Hev yew gotta a leek boy?

Hev yew gotta a leek boy?

Hev yew gotta a leek boy?

05 March 2023

Why the nationwide vegetable shortage is no laughing matter.


'Future Queen's glitzy baby photo campaign ignores ugly reality'

'Future Queen's glitzy baby photo campaign ignores ugly reality'

'Future Queen's glitzy baby photo campaign ignores ugly reality'

07 February 2023

The future Queen is leading a glitzy baby photo campaign to help give children a better start in life, but she's ignoring an ugly reality.


Here’s our list of town’s top 5 cafés for coffee lovers

Here’s our list of town’s top 5 cafés for coffee lovers

Here’s our list of town’s top 5 cafés for coffee lovers

29 January 2023

We searched for this town’s best coffee spots and here’s the list of our five favourites.


'If you're against teacher strikes I hope you've considered this'

'If you're against teacher strikes I hope you've considered this'

'If you're against teacher strikes I hope you've considered this'

24 January 2023

Columnist Lauren Abbott hopes anyone angry at teachers striking will look at the wider picture.


Humour behind the headlines

Humour behind the headlines

Humour behind the headlines

30 December 2022

Cartoonist John Elson casts his eye over the week's news.


Why it really is time to help town's shopkeepers 'do the happy dance'

 Why it really is time to help town's shopkeepers 'do the happy dance'

Why it really is time to help town's shopkeepers 'do the happy dance'

04 September 2022

Reporter Chris Morris goes hunting record decks and fishing tackle and celebrates the joys of 'bricks and mortar' shopping.


Humour behind the headlines

Humour behind the headlines

Humour behind the headlines

13 August 2022

Cartoonist John Elson casts his eye over the week's news.


Humour behind the headlines

Humour behind the headlines

Humour behind the headlines

30 July 2022

Cartoonist John Elson casts his eye over the week's news.


Expert reveals the truth about your energy bills

Expert reveals the truth about your energy bills

Expert reveals the truth about your energy bills

29 July 2022

Energy expert Peter Gudde explains why costs are going through the roof and what could be done about it.


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