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Thomas Gainsborough School students recognised for successes

Students at Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard have been rewarded for their successes and achievements in recent awards ceremonies.

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Woodhall Primary School in Sudbury has renovated its wildlife garden and outdoor educational space after a big fundraising drive. Pictured: Leonie Harvey, Lyndsey Oakes, Sarah Botterall, Claire Rice, Helen Arbon and Bev King.

Fundraising drive transforms Sudbury school’s wildlife garden

A primary school in Sudbury has officially cut the ribbon on its newly-rejuvenated wildlife garden, achieved with the help of a major fundraising drive.

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Two weeks left to apply for school places

Two weeks left to apply for Suffolk secondary school places

Parents and carers have two weeks to apply for their child’s place at a Suffolk secondary school for September 2018.

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Lavenham, Suffolk. Official opening of Lavenham Pre-School Building with all of the village being invited to the grand opening of Lavenham Pre-School on Saturday which was built as a result of a �500,000 fundraising exercise by the village. Pictured is Lyn Gurling (centre left) opening the building. 

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Lavenham celebrates opening on new £500,000 pre-school

More than 200 people came to watch village stalwart Lyn Gurling cut the ribbon to officially open Lavenham’s new pre-school building.

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Thomas Gainsborough School pupils' Macmillan Coffee Morning.

Sudbury students raise £500 for cancer charity

Hundreds of pupils from Thomas Gainsborough School took part in a Macmillan coffee morning on Friday to raise funds for the cancer support charity.

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St Gregory Chruch of England football team

Sudbury primary school shoot their way to glory

Youngsters tackled their way to first place at a football tournament last week.

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Ken and Anesta Newson, founders of The Bridge Project, Sudbury have a commemorative plaque unveiled in Gainsborough Street.

Sudbury charity founders honoured by plaque

The founders of a Sudbury social enterprise, which has been going for 22 years, have been honoured with a commemorative plaque placed on the wall in Gainsborough Street.

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Babergh's proposed boundaries

Babergh to discuss changes to ward boundaries

Proposals to reduce number of district councillors and make changes to ward boundaries will be discussed by Babergh District Council.

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Policing operation

Drivers caught flouting laws in Halstead policing operation

Fifty-six drivers were stopped for failing to wear a seat belt as part of a road policing operation in Halstead last week.

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Cllr Gordon Jones, cabinet member for childrens services,education and skills

Suffolk waits while free school transport plans are ‘refined’

Suffolk County Council is taking another look at its proposals for changes to its free school transport system.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Suffolk’s consultation on free school transport put on hold

The planned consultation on the future of free school transport in Suffolk, which should have started on Monday, has been postponed.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Suffolk Cabinet approval of school transport consultation blocked by opposition

Yesterday’s decision by Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet to go ahead with a free school transport consultation has been ‘called in’ by opposition councillors.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Free school transport consultation backed by Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet.

Suffolk County Council’s cabinet today approved a three-month consultation on the future of free school transport.

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Unveiling ceremony of the new centrepiece on the drinking fountain by Mayor Jack Owen

Pictured: Cilla Elford with Lottie, Sarah Reeve with Tula, Mayor Jack Owen . Cllr John Sayers and Valerie Wright with Mr Darcy

Sudbury Heritage Centre launches appeal for Dalmatians to aid tribute display

Sudbury Heritage Centre’s new £30,000 extension features a tribute to author Dodie Smith, who wrote The Hundred and One Dalmatians in 1956.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

3,700 Suffolk students could lose free school buses

Suffolk County Council plans to consult parents on a ‘fairer’ school transport policy which would see 3,700 pupils losing their right to free transport.

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GSCE RESULTS DAY AT SPALDING ACADEMY: Top grade students 
Andrei Zaharia (a 9 in maths), and Lucy Doubleday 
(9 in English literature) with executive head teacher Laurence Reilly.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG240817-138TW.

GCSE RESULTS: History makers write a brand new chapter for Spalding Academy

A new era has dawned at Spalding Academy after students and staff worked a record-breaking miracle in this year’s GCSE exams.

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Sudbury, Suffolk. GCSE Results day at Ormiston Sudbury Academy.

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GCSE RESULTS ROUND-UP: Suffolk students rise to challenge of tougher exams

GCSE students across the Suffolk Free Press area rose to the challenge of the new, tougher examinations this year, as they collected their results today.

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A-levels results day 2017. Ormiston Sudbury Academy - performing arts students celebrate. Photo supplied by Ormiston Sudbury Academy.

A-level students in Suffolk perform above national average

Provisional figures show the county’s students have performed well, with the number of A*-E grades awarded above the national average, according to Suffolk County Council.

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A-levels results day 2017. Ormiston Sudbury Academy - Tonia Lawes with head of humanities David Grocott and history teacher Jeff Toose. Photo supplied by Ormiston Sudbury Academy.

A-LEVELS ROUND-UP: Suffolk students celebrate top grades on results day

The wait is over for A-level students across the Suffolk Free Press area, as sixth-formers found out today whether they managed to make the grade.

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Students and staff of Stour Valley Community School are celebrating a 'Good' Ofsted rating.

Stour Valley Community School celebrates progress after Good Ofsted rating

Stour Valley Community School has praised its students for their progress in the last academic year, after obtaining a strong report from a recent Ofsted inspection.

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