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Care home buys memory pod. Library image.

A revolutionary piece of equipment to help dementia patients, featured on BBC’s Dragon’s Den programme, will be installed in a Sudbury care home next month.

Thousands flock to Bury St Edmunds' Christmas Fayre.

Traders in West Suffolk are shaping up for a bumper Christmas period this year – though it might not quite match the roaring success of 2013.

Joseph's Primary School kids have made an igloo out of milk bottles.

Primary school children have seen their studies of the Arctic come to life – thanks to a collection of 500 plastic milk cartons.

Lavenham

If you live in the Mid Suffolk or Babergh districts you are some of the happiest, healthiest and most prosperous people in the UK, according to a new survey.

A14 delays have been caused by a broken down transporter and fuel spillage

Let the holidays begin. Those will have been the words of many people across the region today, as the Christmas break begins for many.

Underwear, musical instruments and pets are just some of the oddest items left oddest items left on public transport in Suffolk and East Anglia.

Liston independence from Foxearth.

More than three-quarters of the residents of a tiny community that is seeking to ‘divorce’ itself from a neighbouring parish have voted in favour of the move, it has been claimed.

Ed Roy, managing director of Roys.

East Anglian department store group Roys has made a new top-level appointment after its chairman stepped down after nine years.

A look round the new Sudbury  Health Centre which is due to open in January.

A bus service will operate on Saturday, taking visitors to and from an open day at the new £10million community health facility. The event, between 10am-2pm will give people a chance to explore the building before it opens next month.

The week in pictures

Community sport

Woodbridge Town players celebrate scoring a goal earlier this season

Woodbridge Town boss Jamie Scales has admitted he didn’t think his young troops would struggle as much as they have this season.

AFC Sudbury's Correy Davidson (red) who scored a slick brace against Mildenhall Town in Suffolk Premier Cup action on Tuesday evening

AFC Sudbury eased through to the last four of the Suffolk Premier Cup, thanks to three first-half goals against Mildenhall Town on Tuesday night.

Wayne Blackman (yellow shirt, foreground) is pictured scoring Suffolk’s second goal against Essex at Burnham Ramblers FC watched by team-mate Tanner Call, who opened the scoring

Leiston FC have agreed to host the FA County Youth Cup quarter-final tie between Suffolk FA Under-18s and Lancashire FA.

Airborne Mildenhall Town striker Steve Holder who has been in good form recently for the Suffolk side

Steve Holder believes Mildenhall Town should be aiming for a top-four finish this season.

AFC Sudbury boss David Batch could not have been more proud of his players' efforts against Braintree Town

AFC Sudbury manager David Batch could not have been more proud of his players’ efforts in the 1-0 FA Trophy defeat to Braintree Town.

James Baker times a tackle to perfection for AFC Sudbury

Simeon Akinola was the match-winner for Braintree Town on Saturday as the Conference Premier side narrowly defeated local rivals AFC Sudbury in the First Round Proper of the FA Trophy.

Braintree Town's Matt Paine

Braintree Town utility player Matt Paine is determined for the Iron not to fall to an upset against AFC Sudbury today.

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