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Tributes paid to Sudbury cabbie who died suddenly

Tributes have been paid to a former Sudbury taxi-firm owner who died suddenly on Thursday.

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Young sailor from Clare to represent Great Britain in world championships

A teenager from Clare is hoping to sail his way to success when he competes in the 50th Cadet World Championships in Argentina later this month.

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Sheltered housing in Mid Suffolk and Babergh set to change - more homes to be available for general rent

Sheltered housing in Babergh and Mid Suffolk is set to change following a major review of the needs of older people in the two districts.

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Suffolk home urges older people living alone to take care in cold weather

A manager from a care home in Hadleigh is today urging older people living alone in the community to take extra care in the cold weather.

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Grandparents of Corrie McKeague announce five figure reward for information to end family’s ‘torment’

The grandparents of missing airman Corrie McKeague have announced a five figure reward for information leading to the discovery and return of their ‘beautiful’ grandson.

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Sudbury town council says no to bus station proposal

An application to turn Girling Street car park in Sudbury into the town’s new bus station was recommended for refusal by councillors citing safety issues, traffic congestion and a lack of pick-up points.

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Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

HEALTH experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre wins ‘UK’s Best Christmas Market’

Bury St Edmunds has been voted the UK’s Best Christmas Market in a competition organised by TripAdvisor-owned rental giant HolidayLettings.co.uk.

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Man left with head injury after being assaulted in Halstead

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Halstead.

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Olly Murs announces Newmarket Racecourse date

Chart-topping pop sensation and ‘Troublemaker’ Olly Murs will be headlining Newmarket Nights on Friday August 18 2017 it was announced today.

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Missing 16-year-old boy from Bury St Edmunds found safe and well

A missing 16-year-old boy from Bury St Edmunds has been found safe and well.

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Mimi’s Lavenham charity supported award winner

Ceramist, Katie Netley, has won the British Dyslexia Association’s Top Achievement Award thanks to the support she received from Lavenham based charity, Good Story.

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Sudbury man found dead at home after alarm raised

A Sudbury man was found dead at his home after worried relatives who could not contact him went to the police, an inquest has been told.

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Meet Santa in his Sudbury grotto

There will be a Santa’s grotto in Sudbury Library hosted by Sudbury Rotary Club on five days before Christmas.

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Lavenham Christmas Fair enjoys three days of festive fun

There was something for everyone at this year’s three day Lavenham Christmas Fair with a host of entertainment, food and music alongside crafts and gifts of all shapes and sizes.

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Man arrested following Kersey robbery where victims were tied up

A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery that took place in Kersey in which the homeowners were tied up and a man was assaulted.

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Annual Christmas tree festival

The Sudbury Christmas Tree Festival takes place from Wednesday until Sunday, December 11.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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Train operator announces delay compensation extension, but campaigners say sort service out first

As passengers face a new round of fare rises, an East Anglia rail operator has pledged to extend its compensation scheme for late or cancelled services.

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Befriending scheme’s link to second school

Another school in the Sudbury area has teamed up with a small Suffolk charity to help tackle the UK’s biggest killer – dementia.

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