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Yesterday, 22:32
Simon Barrett

Sudbury could receive funding to transform its town centre after the council made a bid for a slice of a government funding pot.

Yesterday, 11:49

Regional electronics retailer says it has received a “highly attractive” offer for its premises.

Yesterday, 20:09

Pop rock band The Hoosiers have been confirmed to play at a popular music festival held in memory of a Sudbury teenager.

Yesterday, 07:30

Overwhelming agreement to work towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions with the aim of the council becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

Yesterday, 10:44

Getting a little brother ready for school, making food for dad or being a calming influence on a sibling with behavioural issues - these are some of the varied roles of remarkable young carers in Suffolk.

Jack Abbott

Senior officers across Suffolk’s ailing special educational needs service are to be held to account for its failings, it has emerged.

Liberal Democrat

Failing to back calls to form a dedicated task force for improving outcomes of Suffolk’s girls has been dubbed a “major step backwards for gender equality”.

Thu, 10:56

Previously unseen photographs of the Queen and Prince Philip relaxing at a picnic have emerged for sale in East Anglia.

Wed, 23:06

Controversial proposals to develop part of Belle Vue Park in Sudbury came under scrutiny at the town council’s annual meeting.

Wed, 16:36

People urged to help build a vision for a wilder Suffolk at summer event.

Wed, 12:28

A man in his 20s whose body was discovered at a hotel complex in Stoke by Nayland died in “unexplained” circumstances, police have confirmed.

Suffolk County Council

Health checks for 40 to 74-year-olds are on the rise again following concerns that confusion over new GDPR laws was causing fewer people to take them up.

Wed, 09:06

Police are seeking three men for questioning in connection with a theft of £2,000 of stock and an assault from a Suffolk Sainsbury’s store.

Wed, 09:02

World-famous author Ian McEwan is one of a host of big names who will appear at this year’s Lavenham Literary Festival.

Jan Osborne

About 18,000 new homes are needed in part of Suffolk in the next 15 years, according to latest figures.

Tue, 15:37
Jan Osborne

Sudbury’s long-awaited skatepark could open next month as the project nears completion.

Tue, 14:21

A vocal quartet who have sung for the Queen and appeared live on BBC Radio 2 will visit the Quay Theatre in Sudbury next month.

Tue, 09:21
United Kingdom

A Suffolk charity that supports unpaid carers across the county has scooped a national award for its work in the community.

Tue, 01:00
West Suffolk Hospital

The Suffolk parents of a four-year-old girl with a severe form of epilepsy will march on Westminster to demand access to medicinal cannabis four months after the law was changed to help families.

Tim Passmore

Extra investigators are being appointed in Suffolk in a bid to halt poor rates for solving serious sexual offences.

Mon, 16:19

A prisoner at HMP Highpoint in Suffolk died after using the drug Spice, an Ipswich inquest heard.

Mon, 15:36
John Ward

Further details of plans for a hotel and restaurant in Sudbury have been revealed after a council moved to reassure residents over the future of a much-loved park.

Mon, 11:39

Work by Sudbury’s Humphries Weaving adorns Saloon room in Brighton’s Royal Pavilion

Mon, 11:30

Food banks have become increasingly needed - and now baby banks are in growing demand across Suffolk to help families on the breadline.

A deal has been inked by Suffolk police over its supply chain which could save the force £3million a year – enough to fund 60 police officers.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Drivers are being warned of planned roadworks which could disrupt journeys on major roads in Suffolk and north Essex over the coming week.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

In his final column before he retires, Suffolk police chief constable Gareth Wilson reflects on a week which saw the best and the worst of the county - from the conviction of Tavis Spencer-Aitken’s killers in Ipswich, to an awards ceremony recognising police officers’ work.

Sunday, March 17, 2019
Jack Owen

Suffolk’s pothole blight has been described as a “poor advert for our county” as latest figures show the council spends the least on pothole repair in East Anglia.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

The family behind Huffers in Sudbury are putting the final touches to their latest venture - a new fish restuarant which is set to open in Ipswich town centre next month.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

There is no shortage of technology being used to record the activities of a pair of beavers that were released into the north Essex countryside this week.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Semi-aquatic rodent central to a pioneering rewilding and flood management project

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Suffolk’s Creating the Greenest County Awards will be held this summer for the first time in three years.

Friday, March 15, 2019

An Ipswich to Haverhill charity bike ride in memory of boy who died from a brain tumour has raised more than £1,000 to support other children with the disease.

Friday, March 15, 2019
Suffolk County Council

Suffolk businesses have received nearly half the amount allocated to Norfolk in two regional grant pots, latest data has revealed.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Traders in Sudbury are bracing themselves for a week of disruption with the start of major gas words in the town.

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