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Call for action to repair potholes across South Suffolk

A call for action has been sounded to address ongoing issues with potholes – after it was revealed over £10,000 was paid to claimants in the last year.

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Gt Waldingfield parish councillors have bought laptops and printers with grant from county council to help local people with any IT problems they have.

Pictured: Keith Watson (who runs the lessons) at the village hall



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Switched-on village extends helping hand

Great Waldingfield resident Keith Watson thinks his village has a good deal to shout about.

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North Street trader says he is embarrassed by Sudbury

North Street in Sudbury has another empty shop to add to its growing collection following the closure of photography and printing shop North Street Studios.

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Converted windmill chosen for award

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

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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.

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Radio Caroline has a licence to broadcast on AM from its ship Ross Revenge

Ex-pirate Radio Caroline gets licence to broadcast to Suffolk

Former pirate radio station Radio Caroline has been granted a community radio licence to broadcast to Suffolk and north Essex on AM.

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

Pictured: Jackie Berry with new owner Jose Valiathazhath


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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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JOINT VENTURE: Yasmin Lambert and Kate Denton at the new shop and gallery in Lavenham.

Jewellers and gallery team up to launch new Lavenham venture

A Sudbury jewellers has teamed up with a renowned sculptor to create a new venture in the heart of Lavenham’s High Street.

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The team at the newly refurbished Lavenham Greyhound. (L-R) Louis Chapman, Laura Gladwin, Patricia Jowett, Daniel Smallbone, Xanita Jobe, Danny Cudmore, Dion Duke, Megan Railton, Alex Leon

New look for Lavenham pub and restaurant

The Lavenham Greyhound has a new look following the expansion of its restaurant and the refurbishment of its dining area and kitchen.

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Melford Court Nursing Home Hall Street Long Melford - Stow Healthcare  
Picture Mark Westley

New owner makes changes at failing Long Melford home

Long Melford Nursing Home, which was criticised in a report published last year, has been purchased by independent care business Stowlangtoft Health.

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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.

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Simon Oldfield from So Classic with his 1968 Mustang car.

New wedding venture has classic appeal

Acton based businessman Simon Oldfield has launched a wedding car business with two iconic 1960s American V8 Ford Mustangs.

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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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Artist's impression of the new Gainsborough's House building in Sudbury.

Gainsborough’s House arrives at pivotal point

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Gadget Drive is a new charity that is part of Cash in Your Gadgets. It takes unwanted  old laptops and mobile phones and other electrical devices from schools and organisations and gives them money in return before repairing and then recycling them.
 Pictured: Ashley Payne, manager-founder, Gary Ward business manager, Georgia Beavis, customer service, Jordan Mynott, warehouse manager, Hannah Sowden, customer service manager and Gadget Man.
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New funding stream for schools is borne of technology

A business based near Haverhill has launched a new service that can help schools raise thousands of pounds from their old mobile phones, laptops and other gadgets.

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James Cartlidge MP was guest of honour at Lavenham Forums annual general meeting

‘Promoting rural business a priority’ says MP at forum

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge has stressed the importance of rural business during a meeting with members of Lavenham Forum.

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Jacobs & Brown in Hadleigh are opening a new estate agency on 2nd May. 

Pictured: Michelle Brown and Nicola Jacobs


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Friends build their own estate agency business in Hadleigh

Two friends will be launching their first business together next week – with a mission to be different from the rest.

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Iliffe Media buys 13 more newspapers in Kent

Iliffe Media, new owners of the Bury Free Press, have bought another set of newspapers in Kent.

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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.

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Sports Direct joins list of businesses quitting town

The number of empty shops in Sudbury is set to increase in the coming months – with retail giant Sports Direct the latest to quit the town.

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