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Suffolk County Council looks at £31m cuts and raising social care precept

A further £31.3million of budget cuts and increasing the adult social car precept will be discussed by Suffolk County Council next week.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Chance to get networking at 2017 events

Networking can improve your trading prospects and put you in touch with some handy, local services providers.

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Why you should be a community first responder

Make becoming a Community First Responder your New Year resolution, the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) urges.

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LATEST: Corrie search police get information on all five people in CCTV pictures

Police say they now have information on all five people in CCTV pictures Corrie McKeague search police issued on Friday have been identified.

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Elbow announce Forest Live dates for this summer

Elbow will appear as part of Forest Live in Thetford Forest this summer.

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From the left, Lieutenant Colonel James Porter (Commanding Officer Kings Royal Hussars), Inspector Donald Dallas (Norfolk Police) and Squadron Leader Steve Turner (Officer Commanding 2 Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment).

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Emergency services and military from across Suffolk and Norfolk help with floods

Fire crews from as far inland as Thetford mobilised to help coastal communities as storm-boosted high tides threatened homes.

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This is what a collision of galaxies looks like (Photo credit: NASA)

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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Aladdin sure to be another sell out

Tickets are selling fast for Ormiston Sudbury Academy’s next major production, Aladdin Jnr.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Bid for Suffolk baronet’s finest Wedgewood set

Parts of a 250-year-old Wedgewood dinner service that once belonged to a Suffolk baronet and MP are expected to fetch up to £10,000 when they go under the hammer next month.

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More than 200 business leaders told about benefits of Sizewell C plans

Representatives of about 250 Suffolk businesses turned out to hear how they could benefit from plans to create a new power station at Sizewell.

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Counties join forces in anti litter campaign

An anti-litter campaign which spans Suffolk Essex and Kent has resulted in a reduction of litter for the third year in a row.

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From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Dauntless attitude gets the cash to make sure the show goes on

In a few days time they will pack away the sparkly frocks, call time on corny jokes, and a year will go by before anyone yells “he’s behind you” at the actors on stage at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds.

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Harry Potter book night in Cornard

Harry Potter Book Night takes place at Great Cornard Library on Thursday, February 2. Attendees are encouraged to dress up in their best Potter attire.

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Tales of The Tempest’s Spanish adventure

In the summer of 2016 Sudbury Dramatic Society took their production of The Tempest from The Quay Theatre, as part of the anniversary year of Shakespeare’s death, to perform in Spain to an outdoor theatre at Laroles in Las Alpujarras on the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

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Dog obesity

Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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Launch of Suffolk Accident Rescue Service's (SARS) new rapid response team vehicle. ANL-170901-201156009

Suffolk medical charity buys new rapid-response vehicle

Emergency medical charity Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) has a new rapid-response vehicle (RRV) to help it save lives.

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