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Pub is crowned as county’s best for second time

Staff at The Crown in Stoke-by-Nayland are celebrating being recognised by the 2017 edition of the Good Pub Guide as Suffolk’s Dining Pub of the Year – for the second time.

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B&Q recall

B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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Linda Gregory and partner Mark Sutcliffe who are opening of new vegetarian restaurant
Kind Cuisine, 11a Friars Street, Sudbury

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New café grows its own plant food following

Sudbury sees the opening of a new vegan café this week, launched by town councillor Linda Gregory and her partner Mark Sutcliffe.

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Time to change your password?

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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Remember when children used to play outdoors?

10 best outdoor games we used to play that our kids have never heard of

Kids of the 70s, 80s and 90s will remember them well with a nostalgic tear in their eye but here are 10 great outdoor games we used to play that our children have probably never heard of.

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Wincer Kieenaar employees took on a London to Paris cycle ride

Cyclists are in top gear for fundraising target

A team from a Hadleigh architects firm are on track to raise £8,500 for a children’s charity after riding from London to Paris.

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Can PES come out on top after a decade in FIFAs shadow?

Console Corner: Can PES come from behind to win?

It’s that time of year again when Konami and EA put their dukes up and get ready to punch it out in the battle for football game supremacy.

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HALSTEAD: ANGLIA IN BLOOM The town bridge, Halstead town centre. The award winning Halstead in Bloom.   Picture Mark Westley ANL-160719-232556009

Another golden success for Halstead in Bloom

It was another day of glorious gold for Halstead in Bloom’s (HIB) dedicated volunteers this week as the town was awarded gold for its floral displays as well as being handed several prizes in the annual Anglia in Bloom competition on Tuesday.

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New BBC cookery competition is looking for Britain’s best home cooks from our county

New BBC cookery competition is looking for Britain’s best home cooks from our county

Hot on the heels of hit BBC food competition The Great British Bake Off, contestants are being sought for a new BBC2 cooking competition looking for Britain’s Best Home Cooks.

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Dodgy chargers blamed

Dodgy chargers could be to blame for 35% increase in electrical fires

In the last year, the proportion of fire claims caused by electrical faults has risen by 35 per cent, now accounting for over a quarter (27 per cent) of overall fire claims, according to figures from the Co-op Insurance.

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The floral Order of St Augustine crest at Clare Priory's flower show. ANL-160831-101800001

Clare Priory’s first flower show

Clare Priory’s first Festival of Flowers, in its recently-extended church, attracted a host of visitors and a chorus of praise, said Father David Middleton OSA, parish priest of the Mother of Good Counsel Church at the Priory.

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There are so many options to negotiate each scenario

Console Corner: Deus Ex Mankind Divided review

Deus Ex has you spoilt for choice.

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Coca-Cola bottle ‘most iconic packaging’

Coca-Cola bottle ‘most iconic packaging’

The Cola-Cola glass bottle has been voted as the most iconic packaging on the UK’s shelves.

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Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

More than half of the UK’s grandparents are planning to look after their grandchildren over the next few weeks, according to a recent survey.

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How to avoid making yourself a crime target with your social media posts

How to avoid making yourself a crime target with your social media posts

Social media can increasingly tell potential burglars information that will make their job much easier.

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Wireless hack can unlock 100m Volkswagens

Wireless hack ‘can unlock 100m Volkswagens’

Security researchers claim to have uncovered a vulnerability in the locking systems of Volkswagen cars that could leave up to 100 million vehicles exposed to break-ins.

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Chris Froome. Credit: Shutterstock

Gold medal or DNF, how will you fare in our Olympic quiz?

It’s hard to believe that it’s already four years since the triumph of the London Olympic Games but this weekend the 31st Olympiad gets under way in Rio de Janeiro.

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Team at Hadleigh Ram which has become the first dementia friendly restaurant in the town. ANL-160719-143115001

Restaurant team serves up warm welcome

Family-run gastro pub The Ram has become the first dementia friendly restaurant in Hadleigh.

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Tech fans warned over drone scam

Tech fans warned over drone scam

Consumer experts are warning of a new series of online scams offering seemingly well-priced drones for sale.

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