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Elvis tribute act to entertain people with dementia in Sudbury

An Elvis impersonator will be providing some fun and therapeutic entertainment designed for people living with dementia in Sudbury this month.

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Fanboo hairdresser, Caroline Sharman (L), Maisie's mother, Emma Thomson (R) and Maisie Thomson-Luck, 8 who has had 12" of hair cut off to make wigs for children undergoing treament for cancer.
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Great Cornard schoolgirl donates hair in support of children with cancer

Eight-year-old Maisie Thomson-Luck braved the hairdresser’s chair to donate 12 inches of her locks to a cancer charity which makes real wigs for children who lose their hair through cancer treatment.

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Andy and Martina from the MacMillan mobile cancer information bus

Cancer awareness bus set to visit Sudbury

A national cancer charity’s mobile information service will visit Suffolk early next month for Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

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Maisie Thomson-Luck, 8, is having seven inches of her hair cut off for the Little Princess Trust charity, next month.
Picture Mark Westley

Great Cornard schoolgirl to donate locks in aid of children with cancer

A caring eight-year-old girl from Suffolk will donate her locks to a charity which makes free wigs for children who lose their hair during cancer treatment.

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Just Talk Campaign in Sudbury. From left: Sam Cooper, Helen Barnes, Glenda Roberts, Sharon Kendall, Jago Roberts-Coyne and Jensen Raggi-Roberts.

Sudbury’s Just Talk charity aims to help change lives with film series pilot

A Sudbury-based campaign, which has just obtained charity status, hopes to spread its message of opening up about difficulties in life by crowdfunding the pilot for a series of films.

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James and Christina Mitcham with their son Charlie.

Sudbury mum’s party to thank charity which helped family while son was sick

The mum of a young boy, who needed life-saving treatment miles from home after his birth, will stage a party all day today to thank the charity which supported them through this difficult time.

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Richmond Fellowship holds a roadshow in Sudbury to coincide with World Mental Health Day. Pictured: Sudbury mayor Sarah Page, centre right, with volunteers of the Richmond Fellowship.

Sudbury charity roadshow strives to tackle mental health stigma

A Sudbury charity has been raising awareness of the challenges surrounding mental health, in support of World Mental Health Day.

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Julie Cave, chief executive of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

BREAKING NEWS: Two Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust directors quit after inspection criticism

Two senior directors of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), which was put into special measures for a second time last week, have resigned tonight.

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Sudbury, Suffolk. Sudbury Memory Walk 2017, in aid of Decaf in Sudbury and Ansell Memories Cafe in Hadleigh. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE PHOTOGRAPHY

PICTURES: Hundreds join Sudbury Memory Walk in aid of dementia charities

More than 250 people took part in the Sudbury Memory Walk on Saturday, starting and finishing at the Kingfisher Leisure Centre.

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Clare Castle Country Park

Running craze starts in Clare country park

Clare Castle Country Park is the latest venue to host a parkrun – a five-kilometre running event that takes place every Saturday morning in 15 countries across five continents.

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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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Babergh Oddfellows has raised funds for Funding Neuro in memory of Bures schoolgirl Daisy Brooks. Pictured from left; Emma Collins from Funding Neuro, Margaret Maybury from Oddfellows and Anna Brooks mother of Daisy.

Mum’s praise for villagers keeping memory alive

The mother of a schoolgirl who died of a brain tumour nearly three years ago has praised her village for its “amazing community spirit”.

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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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West Suffolk Hospital Bury St Edmunds

Picture Mark Westley

West Suffolk Hospital patient records checked after discharge letter software error

More than 3,700 patients’ records are being checked after new software put the wrong medication details in hospital discharge letters.

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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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Great Cornard man hung himself inquest hears

A review of procedures by mental health workers – following the death of a man from Great Cornard – has identified two areas where improvements could be made, an inquest has been told.

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Faith Archer at the Great East Run in Ipswich

Hadleigh mum finds her path to fitness

Sticking to a new year’s resolution is no mean feat – but that is exactly what Hadleigh mum-of-two Faith Archer did.

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parkrun in Clare is the brainchild of Sarah Bevan (centre) with run directors John Husband (left) and Ned Gemmill. Contributed picture

Parkrun all set to make its debut in Clare

Clare Castle Country Park will host its first ever parkrun on Saturday, starting at 9am.

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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
Picture Mark Westley

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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Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG chairman Dr Mark Shenton recommends getting a flu jab

Aussie flu fears leads to flu jab warning from Suffolk doctors

Doctors are urging people to get a flu jab as a severer outbreak of flu is expected this winter.

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