LeeStock set to be a sell-out music weekend

Organisers say LeeStock music festival is due to be a sell-out event this year, with only limited tickets for sale on the door.

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Converted windmill chosen for award

A windmill has won the RICS East of England Tourism and Leisure award.

Blogger Tamsin Hopkins

Blogging is just the job for eco mother Tamsin

Friends and family of 30-year-old blogger Tamsin Hopkins are taking her business more seriously since she won a coveted national award.

All Saints Church Little Cornard having a Flower and Painitng fesitval.

Church decked out for Little Cornard flower festival

All Saints’ Church in Little Cornard was decked out in colourful floral arrangements at the weekend for this year’s village flower festival.

Jackie Berry is selling up JCs Sandwich shop to concentrate on her studies

Pictured: Jackie Berry with new owner Jose Valiathazhath

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Sudbury sandwich shop owner selling up after 17 years

A successful business owner is preparing to say goodbye to her beloved Sudbury sandwich shop after trading for 17 years.

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Pride of Sudbury Launch

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Bid to get Sudbury back in bloom by 2018

Sudbury in Bloom has relaunched the town’s Pride of Sudbury awards in the hope that it will lead a charge towards Anglia in Bloom prizes.

The team at The Great House, Lavenham

Celebrated Lavenham restaurant up for sale

Regis and Martine Crepy, owners of The Great House, an award-winning hotel and restaurant in Lavenham, have announced they plan to sell the business and start a new restaurant venture with their son.

CLARE: Launch of new cafe in Clare Castle Country Park
Clare Castle Country Park, Malting Lane, Clare.
The cafe is opening for business on Friday 28. The project has been put together by the Clare Castle Country Park Trustees and Richard Palmer, owner of the Number One Deli and cafe in Clare.
Picture Mark Westley

New cafe is just the ticket for Clare Castle Country Park

The original 1865 bookings hall for the Victorian railway station in Clare Castle Country Park has been transformed into a cafe.

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Long Melford martial arts group closes after 26 years

Long Melford Karate Club in has closed after 26 years.

Kersey Mill drive it day

Pictured: Isabelle Stacey (4) having a seat 

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PICTURE SPECIAL: Drive it day at Kersey Mill

Kersey Mill was the picturesque backdrop for a line-up of vintage and classic vehicles that were put on show for visitors to admire on Sunday.

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Akenfield author at film showing

Acton-born author Ronald Blythe will be at a special showing of the film Akenfield in Alpheton Village Hall on April 8, at 7.30pm.

Sudbury open gardens

Pictured: Mayor, Sue Ayers opens the Sudbury gardens with Maddie (11) and Millie (9) Strolenberg, along with George Chilvers (Fundraiser at St Nicholas Hospice), with hosts Peter and Lynda Sebbage (and Maddie the dog)

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Sudbury gardeners put on a flourishing display for visitors to the town

A map and a good pair of walking shoes were all green-eyed visitors needed in Sudbury on Saturday.

Labels to Love. Sue Smith, owner, is celebrating 4 years on the high street

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Hadleigh designer fashion shop has the personal touch

After years as a personal shopper, including helping brides find their special outfit, Sue Smith decided to branch out on her own.

Election news

Your Suffolk and Essex County Council candidates

In total there are 10 divisions in the Babergh area.

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The Swan at Lavenham

Vintage date

A 1940s swing dance and vintage afternoon tea party takes place in Lavenham next month to commemorate the up-coming 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Great Cornard, Suffolk. Cornards & Chilton Horticultural Society show at the Stevenson Centre, pictured is Wendy Fairly who scored most points in show. 


It’s (horticultural) show time!

Wendy Fairly went home with the top prize of most points in show at the Cornards and Chilton Horticultural Society Spring Show on Saturday.

Travel Stop in Hadleigh is TTG Top 50 Travel Agency 2017. Photo by Steve Dunlop. Left to right: Graham Balmforth from Superbreak (sponsor), Bridget Keevil from Travel Stop, and Sophie Griffiths, editor of the Travel Trade Gazette.

Town’s travel firm is one of best

A Hadleigh travel agency has been named as one of the best travel agencies in the UK and Ireland.

Sudbury Fun Run

Sudbury Fun Run road closures

Race organisers are urging motorists to avoid certain roads ahead of Sudbury’s annual fun run on Good Friday.

East Anglian Railway Museum in Wakes Colne 'hands on day'

Pictured: Volunteer Michael Sanders, with visitors Stephen and Sarah Clements inside the cab of a steam engine

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All aboard for a great day out at historic railway

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New restaurant and bar planned for Sudbury

National bar and restaurant chain Loungers is planning to open a new venue in Sudbury.

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