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Sudbury pupils go fishing for compliments with colourful craft work

Fabulous fish in all sorts of colours and sizes have been coming to school with children at Tudor Road Primary School this week.

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Blogger Tamsin Hopkins

Blogging is just the job for eco mother Tamsin

Friends and family of 30-year-old blogger Tamsin Hopkins are taking her business more seriously since she won a coveted national award.

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Opening of Foxearth Meadws a new nature reserve. Visitors looking for fauna and wildlife.

‘Perfect’ nature reserve in Foxearth is officially opened by hundreds of visitors

More than 300 people turned up to witness the launch of Foxearth Meadows Nature Reserve on Saturday.

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Fine for Halstead businessman

A Halstead business owner has been fined for flytipping offences.

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Dawes Hall nature reserve. Pictured: Major Iain Grahame in his garden

Conservation project at Daws Hall to help hedgehogs

Daws Hall Trust and Suffolk Prickles Hedgehog Rescue are working together on a new conservation project based at Daws Hall Nature Reserve in Bures.

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The team at the newly refurbished Lavenham Greyhound. (L-R) Louis Chapman, Laura Gladwin, Patricia Jowett, Daniel Smallbone, Xanita Jobe, Danny Cudmore, Dion Duke, Megan Railton, Alex Leon

New look for Lavenham pub and restaurant

The Lavenham Greyhound has a new look following the expansion of its restaurant and the refurbishment of its dining area and kitchen.

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FEATURE: Call to nature-lovers for help with survey of habitats crucial to endangered species

When Megan Gimber plunges her arm elbow-deep into a hole in a tree, she never knows quite what to expect.

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Two F-35A Lightning IIs from the 388th Fighter Squadron and three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Roidan Carlson)

More flying across East Anglia from RAF Lakenheath next week

Raf Lakenheath has today warned that its 48th Fighter Wing will increase flying operations next week across East Anglia.

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Calls for dogs to be kept on leads after swan is attacked on Sudbury meadows

Dogs being walked across Sudbury’s water meadows should be kept on a lead during the breeding season for swans, it is claimed.

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Mark Prina Foxearth Meadows Nature Reserve

Picture Mark Westley

New Suffolk nature reserve to act as haven for dragonflies

One-hundred local nature lovers will open Foxearth Meadows – Britain’s only nature reserve managed primarily for dragonflies.

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Jacobs & Brown in Hadleigh are opening a new estate agency on 2nd May. 

Pictured: Michelle Brown and Nicola Jacobs


PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Friends build their own estate agency business in Hadleigh

Two friends will be launching their first business together next week – with a mission to be different from the rest.

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Akenfield author at film showing

Acton-born author Ronald Blythe will be at a special showing of the film Akenfield in Alpheton Village Hall on April 8, at 7.30pm.

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Sudbury Green Belt Group at green space on the edge of Sudbury near the health centre.

Sudbury’s wildlife is vanishing, warns conservationist

Campaigners have warned that wildlife in Sudbury is disappearing at a frightening rate, amid calls for more green space in the town.

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Sudbury open gardens

Pictured: Mayor, Sue Ayers opens the Sudbury gardens with Maddie (11) and Millie (9) Strolenberg, along with George Chilvers (Fundraiser at St Nicholas Hospice), with hosts Peter and Lynda Sebbage (and Maddie the dog)


PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Sudbury gardeners put on a flourishing display for visitors to the town

A map and a good pair of walking shoes were all green-eyed visitors needed in Sudbury on Saturday.

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Election news

Your Suffolk and Essex County Council candidates

In total there are 10 divisions in the Babergh area.

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I-Spy Easter run by Churches together in Sudbury



PICTURE: Mecha Morton

How the Easter story came to Sudbury

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Adrian  Walters and Ian Crighton

Reminder about rules for Sudbury water meadows

A reminder about the bylaws in force for Sudbury’s Meadows has been issued after the sunny weekend saw lots of visitors using the beauty spot.

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A digger has got stuck in the mud on a site off 
Bulmer Road 



PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Digger gets stuck in the mud on new homes site in Sudbury

Concerns about a housing development site in Sudbury resurfaced this week when a digger carrying out works sunk into the ground.

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Sudbury Chamber of Commerce president John McMillan outside Prolog in Sudbury

Prolog asks for help in search for new home

One of the area’s biggest employers has pledged to stay in Sudbury despite news that its town centre office is to be redeveloped as flats.

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Porch Project in Hadleigh. Picture Mark Westley

Great Cornard youth group gets more money

A youth project in Great Cornard, which runs weekly sessions for youngsters aged 11 and 19, has been given a £20,000 grant to continue its work.

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