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Sudbury group seeks funds for computer model of potential bypass

A Sudbury residents’ group is seeking funds for a computer-generated model of what a potential bypass for the town might look like, in the hope of fostering a more informed debate.

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Artist's impression of the 1,250-home Chilton Woods development

Decision on Chilton Woods development plans for Sudbury due next week

Long-awaited plans for the Chilton Woods development in Sudbury will at last be decided by Babergh District Council next week, after years in the pipeline.

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Richard Hibbert is MD of KSL (kitchens and bathrooms) and has just been appointed the youngest ever chairman of his trade association KBSA.
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Sudbury interiors firm boss becomes youngest chairman of national trade association

The managing director of an interiors company in Sudbury is the youngest chairman to be appointed to his national trade association.

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South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge at the Water Meadows in Sudbury. Mr Cartlidge is campaigning to deliver a bypass for the town.

Opinion split on Sudbury bypass as petitioners make case for and against

The MP for South Suffolk, who is campaigning to deliver a bypass for Sudbury, says he believes those stating their opposition to the project have chosen to do so in “a scaremongering manner.”

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Hadleigh Quarry, Peyton Hall Farm, Hadleigh
Alan Shepherd is launching a petition against a planning application to build new facilities at Hadleigh Quarry. 
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Questions mount over Hadleigh Quarry plans as opponents fear development will expand

Opponents of development plans at Hadleigh Quarry say they fear the scope of the proposals could expand in the future, arguing the current application has been ambiguous on key details.

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No To Konings Expansion sign

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Boxford campaigners install signs protesting £35m factory expansion plans

Residents living near a factory, which plans to expand its operation by almost four-fold, have voiced their opinions on signs outside their homes.

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Sudbury, Suffolk. Sudbury Model Railway Exhibition at St Peter's Church. Pictured is Malcolm Hine with his model railway called Fullers Wharf.

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PICTURES: Sudbury model railway exhibition hits the right tracks

Delight and awe were seen on the faces of visitors to Sudbury Model Railway Club’s 37th annual exhibition on Saturday.

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From left, MEL Group chief executive Gary Harvey, director Nick Harvey and chairman Nick Smith.

High-flying Sudbury firm expands again

Sudbury-based engineering group MEL has gained 77 new employees after acquiring another engineering company.

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Hadleigh egg and spoon race about 1960 Jean White in middle (died 2008) Beryl Wright on left.

Images tell the story of Hadleigh’s past times

A lack of cars and housing estates in Hadleigh are two of the most prominent features of photos taken in the 1950s and 1960s when compared with now.

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Charlotte Rayner at West Suffolk College, Suffolk Police Cadet of the Year
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Sudbury student named Suffolk Police Cadet of the Year

Inspired by a talk from the police when she was a young girl, Charlotte Rayner has always dreamed of being a police officer.

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Members of the green belt organisation who oppose the campaign and petition in support of a relief road around Sudbury.


Pictured: Tim Register, Julia Fowles-Smith, Robert Lindsey and Luke Creswell 



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Bypass would destroy Sudbury’s greatest asset, say campaigners

Campaigners opposing plans for a Sudbury bypass are calling for important questions to be answered over its benefit and negative impact on the town.

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Hadleigh Hall Nursing Home, Friars Road, Hadleigh, Suffolk 
Grand opening of Hadleigh Hall Nursing Home with former world boxing champion Barry McGuigan.
Barry with resident Pat Willsher and home manager Emma Beckett
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Hadleigh care home launches with a knock-out opening

Former world featherweight boxing champion Barry McGuigan proved a hit with residents on Tuesday when he officially opened the new Hadleigh Hall Nursing Home.

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Sainsbury's store taking part in Autism Hour campaign Sainsbury's Cornard Road, Great Cornard store manager Jo Francis with some Sainsburys staff who are taking part in Autism Hour, during which the store will take steps to be more autism friendly, by turning down the tannoy and caf� music and creating a calmer shopping environment, as well as providing information about autism. Picture Mark Westley

Sudbury supermarket shows support for Autism Hour

A Sudbury supermarketunderwent a transformation for one hour today(Monday), in support of a national campaign seeking to raise awareness of autism.

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Praise: Bryn Hurren

Boxford factory praised for openness on expansion plans

A planning application seeking to expand a drinks factory in Boxford look likely to come before planning committee councillors in November.

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Peter Rumsey, the founder of a new art gallery opening in Great Cornard 

Pictured: Peter Rumsey


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New arts centre in Great Cornard set to open

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Simon Oldfield and Angela Groves of Clay Hall House B&B, Acton.

Acton bed-and-breakfast earns top award just three years after launch

A bed-and-breakfast in Acton has won a Trip Advisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence – just three years after starting the business.

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Health By Design, 14 High Street, Hadleigh
Hearing Care Centre will be joining a new venture in Hadleigh. 
Michael Shade Hearing and Audiologist with Steve Favell Business Consultant
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Hearing care specialist relocating to join new venture in Hadleigh

An award-winning hearing care specialist is relocating to join a new venture in Hadleigh after 13 years at its former site.

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Konings staff, September 2017.

Boxford Parish Council U-turns to oppose £35m Konings factory expansion

Boxford Parish Council has reversed its stance towards a proposed £35 million drinks factory expansion, recommending the planning application be refused.

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Sudbury Rugby Club.

Sudbury Rugby Club seeks funds to install solar panels on clubhouse

Sudbury Rugby Club is seeking help from the local community to obtain cash to install solar panels on the roof of its clubhouse.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Babergh council staff in limbo as union talks over office relocation continue

Unison will consult its members today following negotiations with Babergh District Council, after a tumultuous sequence of events that left many staff in limbo over their upcoming relocation.

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