NHS report

AREAS of Sudbury are more deprived than the county average, according to NHS Suffolk’s annual report.

The Sudbury South and Sudbury East wards are the 26th and 29th most deprived areas out of 175 in the county.

The statistics are based on a range of factors including education, health, family and economy.

Life expectancy in Sudbury South – at 78.2 years – is nearly 10 years less than Suffolk’s highest, in Rougham.