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Centre hosts free hearing care day

The Hearing Care Centre is holding a free hearing care open day at Sudbury Community Health Centre on March 10 from 9am to 5pm.

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The Bridge Project's delivery van has had a makeover. Pictured from left; Kyle Ellis, Boyd Robinson, Robert Elmer and Necolle Girling.

Sudbury charity The Bridge Project extends its meal delivery service as it celebrates a new look

A Sudbury charity’s hot meals delivery van has received a bright new look as it extends its service to more residents.

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New number is aiming to support those who experience power cuts in their area

Vulnerable should register for extra power cut help

As Storm Doris hits electricity supplies in Suffolk, MP Matt Hancock has urged the vulnerable to sign up for special power cut help.

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Sarah Prentice wants to know what will happen to her dad's dementia group at the Jubilee Centre

Suffolk dementia services change leaves users worried about help groups

The charity behind a new Suffolk dementia service has been criticised for failing to keep users informed of what is happening to the existing groups they use.

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Clare, Suffolk. Grand Opening of the new Rehabilitation Centre, Rehab United in Clare by Lord Tebbit pictured with the team at Rehab United. 

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Encouraging opening day for Clare rehabilitation centre

A new rehabilitation centre offering occupational and physiotherapy treatments is now open in Clare.

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FEATURE: Amatsu practitioner and teacher  Jane Langston has also just written text book on teaching human anatomy.  

Pictured: Jane Langston talking through the steps with students Sharon Dempsey and Gill Bough

FEATURE: Jane goes to work with the help of skeleton staff

Jane Langston cheerfully admits she has skeletons in her closet. Quite a few, truth be told, including the one grinning at us from across the room.

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The Fleece in Boxford is hoping to raise �1,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association by holding a Black Tie Fundraising Event

Boxford pub inspired by ‘regular’ to host big fundraiser

A Boxford pub is staging a black tie fundraiser aiming to raise £1,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

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Get into your stride with health walks

Volunteers are needed to lead health walks and a training session has been arranged for anyone interested on Tuesday at Great Cornard Sports Centre in Head Lane starting at 10.30am.

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More patients will have to get blood tests at West Suffolk Hospital

West Suffolk patients may have to travel further to get blood tests

Patients may have to travel further to get blood tests after a phlebotomy service to GP surgeries is scrapped.

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Bollards knocked down and cars parked in the secure pathway for disabled shoppers and parents and their children at Sudbury Tesco.

Missing bollards could cause injury at Sudbury Tesco

A shopper at a Sudbury supermarket has grown increasingly frustrated at the lack of action over disabled parking problems.

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23,000 poultry are set to be culled at Bridge Farm near Redgrave in Suffolk, after a suspected bird flu outbreak. 

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Latest: Bird flu confirmed at poultry farm near Redgrave

Defra scientists have confirmed an outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farm near Redgrave.

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Memorial event for Sudbury star

Family, friends and team mates of rugby player Mark Pinnegar, who died after collapsing while he was out running last year, will be remembering the star at a memorial luncheon and auction at the weekend.

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A group of young volunteers arranged for four disabled women from a Sudbury care home to see their school musical. Picture by Chris Fell

Sudbury disabled residents enjoy a ‘night to remember’

A group of young volunteers arranged a musical night out to remember for a group of disabled residents from a Sudbury care home.

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Keith Marshall, left, receiving his special voluntary services award from Anthony Marsh, chief executive of East of England Ambulance Service Trust in 2014.

Posthumous award for first responder

An East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) volunteer from Wattisham has been posthumously recognised nationally.

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Campaign to stop suicides needs help

A number of fundraising events are being planned to raise money for a campaign in Sudbury to encourage people talk about their problems and to prevent depression and suicide.

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FEATURE: Why cancer charity chief never overlooks the power of lipstick

The beauty workshop is in full swing. Eight women sit round a large square table as lipstick, foundation and mascara are expertly applied.

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Claire speaking with Prince William at a training event set up by the charity Heads Together.

Claire’s marathon task has some Royal support

“I’m finally doing it ... something I’ve always dreamed of doing but never thought would be possible.”

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Growing family firm buys Long Melford nursing home

A nursing home currently registered for 52 residents in Long Melford has been purchased by an expanding, award-winning regional care provider.

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Suffolk mental health service is reaching people ‘sooner’

People with complex mental health needs are getting the support they need to live independently sooner thanks to changes made to the Suffolk Rehabilitation and Recovery Service (SRRS).

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The Quay Theatre in Sudbury

Dementia screenings a sell-out in Sudbury

A dementia friendly screening of ‘An American in Paris’ at the Quay Theatre in Sudbury played to a packed audience last Friday, with more planned.

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