Daws Hall ‘s autumn colours

Daws Hall Nature Reserve and Gardens is holding a special ‘Autumn Colours’ open day on Sunday from midday until 4pm.

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These days most of us realise it’s vital to conserve our resources by wasting less and recycling more ... even if we can be a bit slapdash about doing it.

Spencer's Farm Shop

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Putting the zest back into their farm food shop

Business partners Jo O’Boyle and Jenny Spencer have worked their wonders on an “unloved” farm shop in the village of Wickham St Paul.

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Sally and her green team scoop awards

Leading Lives’ Sudbury hub has won two awards - one for its conservation work and a special recognition award for manager Sally Rodwell.

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Mills across East Anglia open for Heritage Weekend

Mills all over East Anglia are joining in an annual heritage open weekend next Saturday and Sunday.


Village in a flap over fate of loud pesky peacocks

The fate of a peacock - or possibly three - are in the hands villagers after a formal complaint was received about the “nuisance” birds in Boxford.

Holmes & Hills Solicitors North Street Sudbury.
Daen Stanhope, April Shallcross, Sam Bawden, Su Johnson, Sue Wardropper and Gemma Farguson.
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Law firm does it again in legal advice rankings

Sudbury solicitors Holmes & Hills has been recognised as one of the leading providers of specialist legal advice to individuals and businesses across the region.

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Sudbury, Suffolk. Annual canoe/kayak regatta from Sudbury to the sea with hundreds of people paddle their way to the sea over two days from Sudbury's Stour River Trust. Pictured is Ian Cannons.

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Call to the sea for Sudbury seafarers

The annual Sudbury to the Sea event saw hundreds of water lovers launch kayaks, rowing boats, paddle boards and canoes on to the River Stour at the weekend.

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Rotary club aiming to inspire budding new naturalists

Sudbury Rotary Club is looking to build on work which saw it awarded the Rotary East Anglia District Gold Award for its nature and environment programme.

Linda Gregory and partner Mark Sutcliffe who are opening of new vegetarian restaurant
Kind Cuisine, 11a Friars Street, Sudbury

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New café grows its own plant food following

Sudbury sees the opening of a new vegan café this week, launched by town councillor Linda Gregory and her partner Mark Sutcliffe.

Localised flooding could happen anywhere in East Anglia today

Met Office updates its storm warning for the East today

Some places in the east of England could get half the average monthly rainfall it a few hours today, the Met Office has warned.

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Lavenham Village sign

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Village votes to shape future development

Residents have voted overwhelmingly for their neighbourhood plan to be used by the district council to shape future development in Lavenham.

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Villagers’ worry over phone mast risks to health

Villagers are fighting a proposal to put up a 45-foot high mobile phone mast in Stoke by Clare.

CAVENDISH: Hoola hoop maker and dance teacher Shelley Weddup
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Shelley Weddup who makes hoola hoops under the name Impressions Hoopers, and runs hoola hoop classes in Clare. 
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Shelley’s firm has high hoops for the future

Shelley Weddup is running rings around her competition by making hoola hoops that are being shipped as far as Australia.

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Council faces legal challenge on homes

Babergh council is facing yet another High Court battle over controversial plans for dozens of new homes in Bildeston.

Heritage Centre.
David Burnett and Susan Gale Tourist Information Adviser with a Knight chess piece uncovered during renovations at Co-op.
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Early chess piece goes on show

Residents will get the chance to see a beautifully-carved chess piece found during renovations of the Co-op Bank in Market Hill in the 1980s.

Wincer Kieenaar employees took on a London to Paris cycle ride

Cyclists are in top gear for fundraising target

A team from a Hadleigh architects firm are on track to raise £8,500 for a children’s charity after riding from London to Paris.

Daddy longlegs invasion

Plague of 200 billion giant daddy longlegs on the way

Dislike creep crawlies? Brace yourself for an invasion of billions of daddylong legs.

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Echo Barriers

New deal sees firm breaking sales barriers

Sudbury noise experts Echo Barrier have landed a deal which will see their award-winning acoustic barriers being used across the globe.

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