Warning over fake WhatsApp messages from Sainsbury’s and Topshop

A warning has been issued by ActionFraud over fake Sainsbury’s and Topshop voucher deals which are reaching WhatsApp users.

GLEMSFORD: World War Two love letters book
Egremont Street, Glemsford
Linda Whitehead who has produced a book of the wartime love letters sent between her parents. 
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Dolly and John were teenage sweethearts. The moment she set eyes on him across the factory floor she knew he was the one.

Parking or market? Sudbury's market could be moved from Market Hill. ANL-161025-134433009

Is Sudbury market on the move?

Discussions have begun over the possibility of moving Sudbury’s market to North Street to make it ‘bigger and more vibrant’.

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New council chief hired

Arthur Charvonia has been selected as the next joint chief executive of Babergh and Mid Suffolk district councils.

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Tesco food prices ‘likely to go up’ as Brexit happens, says chairman John Allan

Tesco food prices ‘likely to go up’ as Brexit happens, says chairman John Allan

Tesco boss has warned food prices are “very likely” to rise as Britain finalises its plan to leave the European Union.

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School building goes for £246,000

A former caretaker’s house at a now-redundant middle school in Sudbury has been sold for £246,000 at auction.

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Neighbourhood phone boxes to go

Traditional BT telephone boxes could be switched off forever if deemed unnecessary in a public consultation.

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‘Brewery can provide boost to tourism in Long Melford’

Despite objections, the majority of people would welcome Nethergate Brewery’s move to Long Melford, according to the village’s planning committee chairman.

Andrew Phillips, Lord Phillips of Sudbury and Theo Bird outside Belle Vue House ANL-160903-064902009

‘Let’s not give up on Belle Vue bid’

Lord Phillips of Sudbury believes the fight for Belle Vue House should continue after a bid to have the house listed by Historic England failed.

MOUNT BURES: Thatcher's Arms business success
Thatcher's Arms, Hall Road, Mount Bures owners Debbie and Stuart Fraser 
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Escape from the City is a recipe for success

Former City of London workers Debbie and Stuart Fraser decided to swap their high-flying IT and telecomms jobs for a new career running a country pub and restaurant.

SUDBURY: HSBC reopening after fire 
HSBC, 46 Market Hill, Sudbury 
First look inside and out of HSBC which is reopening after the fire which ripped through Sudbury town centre in September 2015
Lesley Wilson (dark suit) Retail branch manager.
Sally Roscoe - senior clerk.
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£1.5million renovation to bank after town fire

As HSBC prepares to reopen in Sudbury - talking about last September’s devastating fire is still an emotional subject for the staff there on the night.

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Sudbury Post Office relocates to WHSmith

Sudbury Post Office is to move to WHSmith in Market Hill.

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Nayland farmers’ market to cease trading after decline

Nayland Farmers’ Market will close in December following a steady decline in customers.

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Jobs lost as Sudbury firm goes into administration

A UK manufacturer of structural insulated panels (SIPs) has ceased trading and appointed administrators from insolvency and restructuring firm CVR Global to manage the affairs of the business.

600 jobs set to go at Travis Perkins as 30 branches close

600 jobs set to go at Travis Perkins as 30 branches close

The UK’s biggest builders merchant, Travis Perkins, whose businesses include DIY chain Wickes, is closing 30 branches, putting 600 jobs at risk.

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The fake 85 voucher offer for Aldi has been described as a 'hoax' by the store.

Aldi issues warning about ‘hoax’ voucher being shared online

Aldi is warning its customers about a ‘fraudulent’ voucher that is being circulated online.

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New services, new trains and a £2 billion rail improvement package launched today

New services, new trains and a £2 billion rail improvement package launched today

New trains, new and faster services and a £2 billion package of improvements to transform rail travel has been promised as Greater Anglia starts a new nine-year franchise today.

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Charity brew raises £1,100

A beer that was brewed especially for Long Melford music festival LeeStock, has raised more than £1,100 for the Willow Foundation.

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Putting the zest back into their farm food shop

Business partners Jo O’Boyle and Jenny Spencer have worked their wonders on an “unloved” farm shop in the village of Wickham St Paul.

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The Bury Free Press Business Awards 2016 at the Apex. Pictured are the winners of the night. 

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Bury Free Press awards highlight the best in West Suffolk business

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock took the stage at The Apex last Friday to open the Bury Free Press Business Awards 2016 ceremony.

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