Constable country’s iconic Flatford Mill now free from power lines

One of the most famous landscapes immortalised by artist John Constable has been improved thanks to a £180,000 project to remove overhead power lines.

Beat the Street launch in Great Cornard

Exercise initiative is shortlisted for award

Beat the Street – a walking and cycling initiative that got more than 4,000 people in Sudbury and Great Cornard moving in the autumn – has been shortlisted for the Participation Event of the Year award at the BT Sport Industry Awards 2017.

The Bridge Project's delivery van has had a makeover. Pictured from left; Kyle Ellis, Boyd Robinson, Robert Elmer and Necolle Girling.

Sudbury charity The Bridge Project extends its meal delivery service as it celebrates a new look

A Sudbury charity’s hot meals delivery van has received a bright new look as it extends its service to more residents.

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New homes plan for Boxford is opposed by villagers

Villagers turned out in force to oppose plans for more homes to be built as part of a second phase of development in Boxford.

Argos in Sudbury

Poundland and Argos to close in Sudbury town centre

Argos and Poundland are the latest shops in Sudbury to confirm they will be closing their North Street stores.

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Babergh district council offices

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Babergh agrees 3.4% council tax increase

Babergh residents will pay a higher council tax after councillors voted in favour of a 3.4 per cent precept increase as part of its 2017/18 budget.

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Clare, Suffolk. Grand Opening of the new Rehabilitation Centre, Rehab United in Clare by Lord Tebbit pictured with the team at Rehab United. 


Encouraging opening day for Clare rehabilitation centre

A new rehabilitation centre offering occupational and physiotherapy treatments is now open in Clare.

FEATURE: Amatsu practitioner and teacher  Jane Langston has also just written text book on teaching human anatomy.  

Pictured: Jane Langston talking through the steps with students Sharon Dempsey and Gill Bough

FEATURE: Jane goes to work with the help of skeleton staff

Jane Langston cheerfully admits she has skeletons in her closet. Quite a few, truth be told, including the one grinning at us from across the room.

Bollards knocked down and cars parked in the secure pathway for disabled shoppers and parents and their children at Sudbury Tesco.

Missing bollards could cause injury at Sudbury Tesco

A shopper at a Sudbury supermarket has grown increasingly frustrated at the lack of action over disabled parking problems.

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Hawker Hurricane on the beach in Dunkirk Picture by Anglia Press Agency

Restored war plane flies again - from new base near Hadleigh

An iconic Hurricane fighter-plane that crash-landed on the beach at Dunkirk during the famous troop evacuation in May 1940 has been restored.

Fenn Wright new branch team in Sudbury

New Sudbury home for expanding agency

Estate agency Fenn Wright has opened a new branch in Sudbury as part of its expansion plans, appointing six staff from other national estate agencies.

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Halstead foundry firm in apprenticeship top 100

A successful precision engineering firm has received national recognition for its commitment to apprenticeships.

The 'Sand Rover' is used to drop sand on to the tracks of the Sudbury-Marks Tey branch line.

Sand Rover used to aid Sudbury branch’s rail reliability

Rail service reliability and the infamous ‘leafgate’ rail cancellations that took place in Autumn 2015 were avoided this year on the Sudbury-Marks Tey branch line, helped in part by a Sand Rover.

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Growing family firm buys Long Melford nursing home

A nursing home currently registered for 52 residents in Long Melford has been purchased by an expanding, award-winning regional care provider.

Chloe Waterson as Maria Marten and Henry William Galpin as William Corder in The Haunting of Maria Marten.

Film on Polstead’s Red Barn murder

The story of Polstead girl Maria Marten, who was murdered in the Red Barn in the village in 1827, is being told in a new film from Sudbury-based Martello Films.

Sue Tetley is a psychotherapist who has just started up in business in Sudbury.
Picture Mark Westley

Nurse helping people overcome fears and phobias at her Sudbury clinic

Nurse Sue Tetley is celebrating a year in business offering an alternative approach to therapy and counselling to help people overcome fears and phobias.

A large sink hole appeared in Newton Road, Sudbury.

Road reopens after Sudbury sink hole repairs are completed

A main road in Sudbury has reopened after works to repair a large sink hole have been completed.

Genevieve Parsons, owner of The Sudbury Dog Company, Suffolk presents a St Bernard with a dog friendly birthday cake, at his birthday party. 
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Doggie day care firm features in pet survey video

The Sudbury Dog Company runs birthday parties for pampered pooches with liver-flavoured cake on the menu.

Train leaving King's Lynn Railway Station

Millions set to fund studies of East Anglia rail upgrade plans

A multi-million pound package has been drawn up to pay for detailed analysis of the work needed to upgrade a key bottleneck on East Anglia’s rail network.

Managers Ashley Coote and Gary Addison of The White Horse Pub Sudbury Suffolk

Couple get a warm welcome at town’s pub

It’s all change at Sudbury’s White Horse as a newly-engaged couple Ashley Coote and Gary Addison, from London, have taken up the reins of the pub business.

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