Hadleigh chamber gets new chairman

Hadleigh Chamber of Commerce has been relaunched and has a new chairman, High Street retailer Sean Garnham.

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Sudbury in line to bag walking honour

Beat the Street, a project to encourage people to do more walking, cycling and running, is hoping to make Sudbury the first Walkers are Welcome town in Suffolk.

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Appeal for Crucial Crew volunteers

Sudbury Rotary Club has launched an appeal to find volunteers for its Crucial Crew week, which starts on Monday.

The Long Melford Swan expansion is marked by a ribbon cutting event with owners Lorna Pissarro, Andrew Macmillan and Oliver Macmillan.

Deli opens as popular pub spread its wings

Ordering a pint to drink and some parma ham to take away is now possible at the Long Melford Swan, thanks to its newly-opened delicatessen.

Falklands War veteran Simon Weston (right) visited Ormiston Sudbury Academy as part of filming for a BBC television programme on the Imperial War Museum.

Falklands hero visits Sudbury school to film BBC show looking into story of school’s former headmaster

The heroism of a former Sudbury headmaster was honoured when Falklands War veteran Simon Weston CBE visited Ormiston Sudbury Academy.

Carter Jonas have opened a new satellite office in Hadleigh. 

Pictured: Robert Chapman, Benedict Stickels and Tommy Newbigging

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Agency opens new satellite office

Property consultancy Carter Jonas has expanded into Hadleigh, with the launch of a satellite office in the High Street.

The illegal waste site in Great Horkesley

Pair told to pay £66k for running illegal waste site

A mother and son have been ordered to pay a total of £66,493 for operating an illegal waste site in a picturesque village.

Graffiti on the former hub building. Vandalism at Belle Vue House, Sudbury.

Explicit graffiti, bikes hung from the roof and doors smashed in - latest spate of vandalism at Belle Vue, Sudbury

The latest spate of vandalism at Belle Vue in Sudbury has included lewd graffiti, smashed doors and a bike being hung from the roof.

Sudbury, Suffolk. Sudbury on Show at St Peter's Church in Sudbury. Pictured are Rosemary Woodward, Lorna Hoey and Anne Grimshaw of the Sudbury Society. 


‘Overall success’ at Love Sudbury’s campaign launch

The Sudbury Society’s LoveSudbury initiative got off to a ‘positive start’ with the launch on Saturday at Sudbury on Show.

Members of Sudbury Society and Mayor Sue Ayres presenting an award plaque to mark the excellent work done done Bullocks Lane

Pictured: Sarah Titford (Society Member), Lorna Hoey (Chairperson if Society), Mayor Sue Ayres and Valerie Herbert (Society Member)

Campaign to clean up Sudbury

A campaign under the banner LoveSudbury is set to launch to help counter the negative effect on the town’s streets from council cutbacks.

Court news.

Pair charged over illegal waste site

Two people have been charged with organising an illegal waste storage operation in Great Horkesley and will appear at magistrates’ court next week.

Penny's Salon won The bestof Sudbury's 'Sudbury Business of the Year' awards 2017.

Town’s best firms get vote of approval from public

Sudbury businesses have stepped up to receive awards as part of a nationwide campaign based on customer reviews.

Flatford Mill now the power lines have been removed.

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.

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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.

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Get into your stride with health walks

Volunteers are needed to lead health walks and a training session has been arranged for anyone interested on Tuesday at Great Cornard Sports Centre in Head Lane starting at 10.30am.

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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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.

Met Office says to expect some wind damage on Friday

Latest: Gale warning area for East Anglia reduced

The Met Office has reduced the area of East Anglia covered by the gale warning for today.

A large sink hole appeared in Newton Road, Sudbury.

Sudbury sinkhole road closes again after drivers experience dip in the road

Newton Road in Sudbury has been closed again just a day after it reopened following works to repair a sink hole.

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