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Operator of Sudbury care home ordered to pay £110,000 after health and safety breaches

The operator of a Sudbury care facility has been ordered to pay £110,000, after being found found guilty of health and safety breaches following the death of an 89-year-old woman,

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Brent Eleigh, Suffolk. Alison Pooley and Kerry Head are having their head shaved at The Cock Inn in Brent Eleigh, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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PICTURES: Duo’s head shave in Brent Eleigh raises £3,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Alison Pooley and Kerry Head took the plunge on Saturday and got their hair shaved off in aid of charity.

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Great Cornard's Slimming World Woman of the Year for 2017, Zoe OMahoney (right), with Slimming World consultant and team developer Kath Hampshire.

Great Cornard super slimmer earns top recognition after losing six stone in one year

A Suffolk super slimmer is in line for national recognition after managing to lose a life-changing six stone in just over a year.

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Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk. Ray Harris and his grandson Joe Harris Sach are hosting a charity golf day at Stoke-by-Nayland Golf Club to raise money for Breast Cancer Now, in memory of Ray's daughter, mother and sister, who all died from breast cancer. 

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Man and grandson honour family lost to cancer with Stoke-by-Nayland charity golf day

A man and his grandson, who lost a member of their family to breast cancer eight years ago, have collected more than £4,000 for charity with a golfing day in their memory.

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Long Melford Royal British Legion Social Club held a 24-hour snooker drive 

Pictured: Eddie Whymark, Paul Ambrose, Tony Habel, David Ford and Tony Cook



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Long Melford Royal British Legion’s 24-hour snooker drive raises £1,000

Members of the Long Melford branch of the Royal British Legion played snooker for 24 hours earlier this month, raising about £1,000 for two cancer charities.

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The Bridge Project in Sudbury is the first public place in the UK to install a Tovertafel 'Magic Table' to stimulate physical, mental and social activity.

Sudbury’s Bridge Project installs ‘magic table’ to help people with dementia

A Sudbury social enterprise has become the first UK public facility to install an innovative new piece of technology to help promote well-being in those living with dementia or learning disabilities.

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Man airlifted to hospital after motorbike collides with cars in Halstead

A 21-year-old man has been hospitalised with serious injuries, following a serious collision between a car and a motorbike in Halstead this morning.

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David Rutledge, of Alphamstone, was admitted to the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds after suffering a loss of vision, but did not respond to treatment and later died.

Alphamstone man died from asbestos exposure while working at factory, inquest hears

A man from Alphamstone died as a result of being exposed to asbestos dust while working as a clerk in a factory, an inquest has heard.

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Rachel Stokes, a cancer patient from Sudbury, has raised almost �6,000 for the Suffolk Mobile Chemotherapy Unit.

Sudbury cancer patient raises almost £6,000 for chemotherapy unit which treated her

A Sudbury woman diagnosed with cancer a year ago has smashed her fundraising goal to raise almost £6,000 in just three months for the medical unit which treated her.

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Colleagues from the QD store in Hadleigh completed a raft race for Brain Tumour Research in memory of their late friend Natalie Freeman. Pictured: Carol Denney, store manager Anita Page-Boulton, Paula Rastrick from Brain Tumour Research, and Neil Farthing.

Hadleigh team completes raft race in memory of colleague for Brain Tumour Research

Members of staff at the QD store in Hadleigh who lost one of their colleagues to a brain tumour earlier this year teamed up for a raft race in support of Brain Tumour Research.

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Melissa Frost performed a charity skydive for St Nicholas Hospice Care, in memory of her late father Roy White, from Long Melford.

Suffolk couple’s charity skydive raises £1,000 in memory of Melford man

A Suffolk woman, who plunged back to Earth with her husband from thousands of feet up, has described it as an amazing experience, raising more than £1,000 for charity in the process.

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The 2017 Black Ties and Posh Frocks Charity Ball at the Stoke-by-Nayland Hotel, in aid of Children With Cancer UK. Organiser Adrian Stohr (left) was joined by South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge.

Sudbury man’s charity ball for children with cancer takes £7,000 haul

A Sudbury man, whose latest charity fundraiser collected £7,000, says he was “blown away” by the level of support he received.

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Support group for people with macular degeneration launching at Sudbury Library

A new support group is being launched in Sudbury to help increase the confidence and independence of people affected by a common eye condition.

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Sudbury Rugby Club is rallying behind 20-year-old first team player Harry Maile, who has been diagnosed with testicular cancer, by producing a calendar to raise money for the Oddballs charity.

Sudbury Rugby Club rallies behind first team player diagnosed with cancer

Squad members and staff from Sudbury Rugby Club have rallied behind a first-team player receiving treatment for cancer, as they prepare to produce a calendar for charity.

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Henry Wilkins, 16 recovering in hospital. See Masons copy MNENGINE: A young footballer who suffered a horrific leg fracture was taken to hospital in a fire engine after being told to wait five hours for a paramedic. Firefighters stepped in for an overstretched ambulance service as the 16-year-old lay in agony after a tackle left his ankle broken in two places. East of England Ambulance Service apologised to Henry Wilkins' family after an on-pitch medic who was told to wait for five hours for an ambulance called the fire service instead.

Hadleigh footballer taken to hospital in fire engine after being told to wait five hours for ambulance

A young Hadleigh footballer who suffered a broken ankle was taken to hospital in a fire engine after being told to wait five hours for a paramedic.

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Stock Picture - East of England Ambulance Service emergency ambulance on a blue light run.

Future of Sudbury ambulance station unclear as union calls for greater transparency

The future of Sudbury’s ambulance station remains uncertain, as union representatives seek more information about proposed changes to ambulance services across the region.

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Philip and Jacqui Goodyer hand over the �700 cheque to Upbeat vice-chairman Brian Richell and his wife Ann.

Big band dance gives boost to Upbeat Heart Support charity of Long Melford

A big band charity dance has been dubbed a great success after it raised £700 in aid of the Long Melford-based Upbeat Heart Support charity.

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First Nayland 10K Fun Run 


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PICTURES: Nayland’s first Fun Run a big success

It was already sold out in June – and the first Nayland Fun Run was a huge hit with crowds on Sunday.

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Suffolk's Strongest Man contest


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PICTURES: Suffolk crowns new Strongest Man and raises £1,400 for charity

A gruelling competition in Sudbury at the weekend has resulted in the crowning of Suffolk’s new Strongest Man – and raised £1,400 for two charities in the process.

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The Delphi cycling team from Sudbury on their three-day journey from Paris to Luxembourg City, in aid of Alzheimer's Research.

Sudbury Delphi team raises over £2,000 after epic charity cycling marathon

A six-man team from Delphi in Sudbury who cycled 216 miles across Europe in just three days last month have raised more than £2,000, and hope to add yet more to their total with another event on Friday.

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