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James Cartlidge

The loss of major companies in the south Suffolk area over the last 18 months is a “worrying trend”, according to a county councillor.

Yesterday, 16:00
Royal British Legion

They have been threatening to hang up their dancing shoes for years but organisers of an annual event first staged in Sudbury in the 1960s say the show could go on.

Yesterday, 16:10

Suffolk highways will be gritting the A12 and A14 as they prepare for sub-zero road temperatures in East Anglia tonight.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council has scrapped plans to force all staff to take a day of unpaid leave each year as part of cost-cutting measures, following union pressure.

Thu, 14:25
Thomas Gainsborough School

Sudbury’s train station is to host an art exhibition featuring work from talented pupils from a nearby school.

Andrew Stringer

A council-owned investment company which has come under fire for acquiring retail sites outside of Suffolk could be set to borrow another £50million to pump into more property.

Thu, 11:22

Daniel Whytock of downyourhighstreet.com discusses the technology likely to impact the retail sector in coming years.

Thu, 11:03

A Sudbury-based writer who has received hundreds of rejections over the course of 16 years has finally secured a publisher for their debut novel.

Wed, 12:40
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Around £10,000 worth of equipment used for village fundraising events was completely destroyed in a devastating barn blaze.

Wed, 11:09
Sudbury

Scouts from Sudbury were among 4,000 other youngsters from across the UK who attended a winter camp at Gilwell Park in Epping Forest.

Wed, 08:27
Weather

Snow and sleet could hit Suffolk and north Essex tomorrow as temperatures plunge, according to weather experts.

Tue, 19:30

Plucky Scarlett Neill has been presented with a special award for coming to the rescue when her mum was knocked unconscious after a fall downstairs.

Tue, 15:56
Facebook

Fundraising is going to the dogs for Rachel Wettner – and she couldn’t be happier.

Tue, 15:15

The search is continuing for a purpose-built education centre and art gallery to house a renowned family art collection dedicated to rural life and the working horse in Suffolk after time ran out on raising money for an initial proposed site.

Suffolk County Council

Plans have been lodged for 100 new homes in Bacton alongside land for a new village hall and play area.

Tue, 07:30

Dog owners have been told to keep their dogs on leads after a wildlife group volunteer reported seeing hounds chasing swans at a beauty spot.

Tue, 07:20
Premier League

Former Ipswich Town striker Marcus Bent has been declared bankrupt in the High Court.

Mid Suffolk

A joint local plan being developed for Babergh and Mid Suffolk to guide future development in the districts has hit a fresh stumbling block.

Mon, 14:54

New trail will take in 12 locations along the River Stour that appear in paintings by John Constable

Mon, 13:05

From Yorgos Lanthimos, the Greek director behind The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer, comes this period piece about Queen Anne’s complicated relationship with two of her closest aides.

Mon, 12:42

Could you be the next Olly Murs, Little Mix or Leona Lewis? The X Factor auditions are coming to Colchester in March, looking for the next big thing.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

I liked Woolworths spearmint chews, its leaping salmon, and a furry pink gonk. (Sad, isn’t it?)

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Researchers want members of the public to help them find out how Britain’s most widespread owl is faring.

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Corrie McKeague

The role of Suffolk’s volunteer search and rescue team can be unpleasant at times, but their role is proving invaluable in helping find those who have gone missing across the county.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

The number of plastic bags sold by retailers has been slashed by billions since the 5p charge was introduced. But what do we need to do now to further reduce usage?

Friday, January 11, 2019

A historic Suffolk town faces disruption while a key road is closed for drainage investigation works to take place.

Friday, January 11, 2019
Angel Hill

Fresh from another busy year bringing filming to Suffolk, the county’s film office Screen Suffolk reflects on some of the highlights and looks ahead to a promising 2019 complete with more blockbuster films.

Friday, January 11, 2019
Suffolk County Council

Managers at Citizens Advice in Suffolk say they are “very grateful” to all those who have signed a petition opposing proposed council cuts.

Friday, January 11, 2019
Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council axed its school nurse drop-in sessions at both primary and secondary schools for more than three months as a result of a severe shortage, it has emerged.

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Ipswich

As the cold weather draws in we are all tempted to ramp up the heating, but cost ourselves dollops of money in the process.

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Tim Passmore

A parking plan for Newmarket is currently in development, it has been confirmed – and will form the basis for future provision across the county.

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Sue Ayres

Tributes have been paid to a much-respected former Sudbury mayor who has died at the age of 90.

Thursday, January 10, 2019
John Ward

Households in Babergh are set to face a further four years of council tax rises from April – as the district braces itself for the “most difficult time financially” it has ever seen.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Suffolk’s TGA Mobility experiences 30% growth in the past two years.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Sudbury

A funding pot which generated more than £10million for regeneration projects across Suffolk will not continue next year, it has emerged.

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