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Sudbury town council says no to bus station proposal

An application to turn Girling Street car park in Sudbury into the town’s new bus station was recommended for refusal by councillors citing safety issues, traffic congestion and a lack of pick-up points.

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Katie Netley, Good Story mentee, wins British Dyslexia Associations Top Achievement Award. ANL-160512-170805001

Mimi’s Lavenham charity supported award winner

Ceramist, Katie Netley, has won the British Dyslexia Association’s Top Achievement Award thanks to the support she received from Lavenham based charity, Good Story.

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Train operator announces delay compensation extension, but campaigners say sort service out first

As passengers face a new round of fare rises, an East Anglia rail operator has pledged to extend its compensation scheme for late or cancelled services.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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Girling Street Carpark Simon Barrett and David Holland at the car park where there are plans to build the new bus station.
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Bus station revolt within steering group ranks

The plans for Sudbury’s proposed new bus station in Girling Street took a hit this week when a steering group member criticised the plans and the ‘sham’ consultation.

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DEAL: From left,  Graham Buxton, partner, Sam Thornton, associate partner, Alan Williams, managing partner.

Long-established Sudbury estate agents is acquired for undisclosed sum

A long established firm of chartered surveyors and estate agents in Sudbury has just been acquired by a rival company.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Julie Ivory has just started a floristry business up at The Barn in Assington ANL-161115-154026009

Trade blossoms for village’s new plants centre

After decades of commuting from her home in Leavenheath to London, City worker Julie Ivory has embarked on a more flourishing career.

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VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

Suffolk Highways are well-prepared to keep the county’s roads clear of ice and snow over the coming winter months.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling marks the start of construction work on the A14 with Highways England's Chief Executive Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England staff and graduates, and local partners.

Start of construction on £1.5bn A14 scheme gets thumbs up from across East Anglia

Support has been received from across East Anglia after it was announced today (28 November) that work on one of Britain’s biggest road upgrades is officially underway.

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Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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Philips Avent staff with pupils at Glemsford Primary Academy enjoying the new story garden. ANL-161122-122420001

Business and school partnership celebrated as Glemsford primary school opens its story garden

Young literary lovers at Glemsford Primary Academy have begun seeking inspiration from a ‘story garden’ thanks to a partnership with a local employer.

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The Patel family has opened a new conveniance shop in North Street, replacing the former North Street News. Sudbury mayor Sue Ayres officially opened the shop. Picture by Joe Fairs ANL-161117-163543001

Mayor opens family’s second shop in Sudbury

The Patel family has opened a new convenience shop in Sudbury, with town mayor Sue Ayres carrying out the official opening duties.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Boxford, Linda Chaytor was without a phone at her home for 8 weeks after moving in. Picture Mark Westley ANL-161122-152702009

‘Miraculous’ result after BT nightmare leaves family with health concerns

A son who feared for the safety of his frail father who was without phone access has described the speed at which BT got to work once the press got involved as ‘miraculous’.

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Garage in Sudbury reopened after damage from ram raid repaired. ANL-161124-112022001

Sudbury garage reopens after ram raid

A garage in Sudbury which was left with extensive damage following a ram raid earlier this year is now back to offering a full range of services.

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Plans for Sudbury's new bus station in Girling Street car park. ANL-160928-171750001

‘Fight over Sudbury bus station is far from over’ say campaigners

Campaigners opposing plans for Sudbury’s bus station to be moved to Girling Street car park have said the fight will go on after a full planning application is submitted.

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More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

With the Black Friday shopping bonanza approaching, a survey has found that the majority of UK shoppers don’t know that their rights differ when we shop in store and online.

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Katy Pearson from KSL Kitchens receives her design award. ANL-161111-120153001

Recognition for firm with design flair

Sudbury kitchen, bathroom and bedroom specialist KSL has won two national awards for design.

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Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds

VIDEO: Bury St Edmunds pub company Greene King takes on the mannequin challenge

Bury St Edmunds pub company Greene King has taken on the latest online craze - the mannequin challenge.

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