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.

Help groups launched for dementia sufferers

Help groups launched for dementia sufferers

Two new Sudbury-based help groups are aiming to address the growing need for support for dementia sufferers and their carers.

West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds

UPDATED: West Suffolk Hospital reopens email after cyber-attack

West Suffolk Hospital’s external email system has been reopened after it was shut down on Friday to defend computers against the international cyber-attack which has hit computer systems across the NHS.

Melford Court Nursing Home Hall Street Long Melford - Stow Healthcare  
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New owner makes changes at failing Long Melford home

Long Melford Nursing Home, which was criticised in a report published last year, has been purchased by independent care business Stowlangtoft Health.

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Hearing open day

As part of deaf awareness week, Drage and Tozer Opticians in Sudbury will host a hearing loss open day on Friday, May 19.

New care home opening in the building formerly known as Friars Hall Nursing Home in Hadleigh, now named Hadleigh Hall.

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Renovated care home in Hadleigh to create up to 50 jobs

A Hadleigh care home that was forced to close after a damning inspection is to reopen under a new name after being renovated.

Peter Stephenson-Wall suffered a brain injury in a cycling accident

Headway Suffolk highlights brain injury’s hidden impact

Peter Stephenson-Wall has to carry a consultant’s letter with him to explain the hidden effects of a brain injury he suffered in a cycling accident.

GREAT CORNARD: Fundraiser event for terminally ill man
The Stevenson Centre
organisers of event for Steve Rooks who has terminal cancer, Joanne Cleverley, Caitlin Meuser, Millie Boyce, Mia Rook, Toby Rook, Ned Boyce, Philippa Rook and Simon Edney.
Picture Mark Westley

Friends team up for event to help Cornard cancer sufferer enjoy one final holiday

A group of friends are hoping to help a terminally ill man spend one last holiday with his family by holding a fundraising family day in Great Cornard.

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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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Thomas Dudden, a Year 10 student at Thomas Gainsborough School, has helped launch a self help section in his school library.

Pupil praised for setting up self-help area in library

A kind-hearted student has been praised by his school after helping to set up a new scheme aimed at supporting fellow youngsters.

The West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust anaesthetic team has been shortlisted for the Anaesthesia Team of the Year in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) awards 2017

West Suffolk Hospital team in the running for a national award

The anaesthetic team at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) has been shortlisted for Anaesthesia Team of the Year in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) awards 2017, sponsored by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA).

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Daniel Salter, TGA Mobility Consultant, will be competing in the Chelmsford Pedal for the Js charity cycle ride.

Daniel targets 50-mile bike ride for charity

A Foxearth man is to take on a cycling challenge to provide further support to a charity hospice following a successful marathon run last year.

A Glemsford resident who is confined to a  wheelchair after suffering a stroke has been left isolated and trapped in her home because of people parking on the kerb.

Pavement parking blocks path to village

A wheelchair user is continuing on her mission to improve disabled access in her home village, this time hoping to stop drivers parking on the pavement.

Sudbury Fun Run

Sudbury Fun Run road closures

Race organisers are urging motorists to avoid certain roads ahead of Sudbury’s annual fun run on Good Friday.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

West Suffolk Hospital praised by health secretary

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) staff have been congratulated by the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, for the trust’s ‘exceptional performance’.

Bures Primary School, Bures,
Children have designed a mosaic for the outside of their primary school in memory of their classmate 7-year-old Daisy Brooks who died 2 years ago. It is lots of daisy designs and each child has brought in a button to put in the middle of their daisy. 
Anna Brooks with Bertie and Diane Byford and Tam Blake who designed the mosaic.
Picture Mark Westley

Tribute to Daisy is beautiful and fitting, says mum

A mother from Bures has described a school’s memorial to her daughter as ‘beautiful and fitting’.

Richard Delderfield has been given an MBE for services to charity. Pictured with his daughter Lucy (left) and wife Angela.

Charity worker’s delight at being made an MBE

A Long Melford man, who has dedicated more then 30 years to raising money for a blood cancer charity, has become an MBE.

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Survey into Beat the Street success

Exercise and walking initiative Beat the Street wants to find out what impact the game had on those who participated in the scheme – and has launched a short, six-month survey.

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Great Cornard widow died from overdose just months after husband took his own life

The widow of a pharmacist who committed suicide also took her own life, an inquest has heard.

Happy faces at Anchors Devonshire House care home in Cavendish.

Delight at care home reviews

Staff at a care home in Cavendish are celebrating after it performed strongly in the first nationwide care survey answered by families and friends who have relatives living there.

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