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Daniel targets 50-mile bike ride for charity

A Foxearth man is to take on a cycling challenge to provide further support to a charity hospice following a successful marathon run last year.

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Sudbury Business Expo returns for a second year with more exhibitors and seminars

Business owners from Suffolk and Essex will be converging on Sudbury in June for the second annual Sudbury Business Expo.

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Save Post Office bid in Nayland gathers momentum

Villagers have been asked to pledge cash for a community business to run their sub post office and shop.

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David Long has won a Blue Peter book award for his non-fiction book 'Survivors'.

Author ‘delighted’ to be named Blue Peter winner

An author from Brent Eleigh has spoken of his delight at winning a coveted children’s book award.

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Brewer Tom Norton

South Suffolk beer won’t be at Bury beer festival because people might be confused by the taste

Officials have banned a talented young Boxford craft brewer from entering his traditional ale into the East Anglian Beer and Cider festival in Bury St Edmunds next week - because some people may not like the taste.

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Sudbury Chamber of Commerce president John McMillan outside Prolog in Sudbury

Prolog asks for help in search for new home

One of the area’s biggest employers has pledged to stay in Sudbury despite news that its town centre office is to be redeveloped as flats.

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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.

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Peter Moore owner of the nursery. Picture Mark Westley

‘Council has cost me thousands of pounds’

A businessman, who warned that a road closure would cause him significant financial loss, will seek compensation from Essex County Council.

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Monks Eleigh community shop issues urgent appeal for help

A community shop and sub-post office in Monks Eleigh has issued an urgent appeal for more volunteers to safeguard its future.

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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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Cross Street

Road would help to cut pollution

A Sudbury town councillor has pleaded with his Conservative colleagues not to make the proposed Sudbury bypass a political football.

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Matt Francis at his new menswear clothing shop - Black Hanger clothing
Picture Mark Westley

Matt launches menswear shop in Sudbury

Matt Francis may only be 23 years old, but he has enough retail experience under his belt to launch an affordable menswear range in Sudbury.

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Solar panels.

Suffolk Trading Standards warning over rogue solar panel workmen

Suffolk Trading Standards is asking residents with solar panels to be vigilant if they receive a call from energy saving companies claiming they will be able to save them money.

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John Nunn.

Pothole road repairs are a ‘pathetic effort’

A district councillor has labelled pothhole repairs carried out in his village as a ‘pathetic effort’ by the county council.

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Sudbury Society; Rosemary Woodward, Lorna Hoey and Anne Grimshaw.   Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Clean-up campaign starts to get results

Love Sudbury, a clean up campaign which rewards ‘loved’ streets in Sudbury with a plaque, is getting results.

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Pizza Express Market Hill Sudbury
Picture Mark Westley

Restaurant is letting street down, claims Sudbury businessman

The owner of an independent fashion retailer in Sudbury has accused a national chain restaurant of letting a main shopping street down.

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Group renames swap initiative

Eco group Transition Sudbury has changed the name of its popular swap shop events to Give and Take.

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Sudbury Chamber of Commerce's new chairman, Robin Bailey.

Appeal for more new businesses to join town chamber

Robin Bailey has been named as the new chairman of Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Long Melford Football Club
Richard Kemp President at the club in clubhouse that has the fallen roof they are fund-raising for.
Picture Mark Westley

Fundraising kick for storm-hit Melford football club

A football club has started a crowdfunding appeal to help fund repairs to a collapsed ceiling in its clubhouse.

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South Suffok business owners and managers meet with MPs to discuss concerns over business rates. From left; Tanja Sadler, James Cartlidge MP, Mark Scott, Jane Ellison MP, and Richard Sunderland.

Businesses press minister on rates

Business owners met with South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge and a Treasury minister to express their concerns about increasing business rates.

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