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Calling all top tots and toddlers

The Free Press has teamed up with a professional photography company to offer children a free photo session – and the chance to win a stunning portrait.

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Connor Allen-Howe, 21, given eight-year prison sentence after admitting 21 counts of causing or inciting children to engage in sexual activity and eight counts of causing or inciting child prostitution or pornography.

Halstead man jailed for pursuading boys to perform sexual acts online

A student who contacted teenage boys online and persuaded them to perform sexual acts has been jailed for eight years.

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Garden tools stolen in Great Yeldham burglary

Garden tools were stolen from a property in Great Yeldham this month.

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Teams of specially trained officers from Suffolk and Norfolk are searching the tip

Corrie’s uncle criticises police for tip search delay

Missing airman Corrie McKeague’s uncle has criticised police over delays in searching a landfill site for him.

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Fearn Swain, 8, won dancer of the year in the disco feestyle category at the annual Pendrill Dance competition.

Age is no barrier for Waldingfield’s disco diva Fearn

Eight-year-old Fearn Swain has been crowned disco freestyle under-14 dancer of the year.

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Leigh Rivers is taking part in Teenstar

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After breakthrough year, teen targets EP

Anyone fortunate enough to attend last year’s LeeStock festival may well have seen Battle of the Bands winner Gabby Rivers gracing the stage.

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£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

A multi-million pound package has been agreed to pay for a feasibility study of a proposed major upgrade to East Anglia’s rail network.

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Make sure you can vote in the county elections

Check your county poll vote

Now is the time to check you are registered to vote if you want to take part in the Suffolk and Norfolk county council elections on May 4.

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Long Melford are celebrating their revamped library 



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Fresh look heralds new chapter for Long Melford library

Long Melford Library unveiled its new look on Wednesday, with new furniture and carpets.

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Corrie's mum Nicola Urquhart  with her sons Darroch, left, and Makeyan McKeague

Missing Corrie’s brothers’ touching Mothers’ Day tributes to their mum

Missing airman Corrie McKeague’s brothers yesterday made touching Mothers’ Day tributes to their mum Nicola Urquhart.

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Stoke College rated good by inspectors

Stoke College, an independent day and boarding school in Stoke-by-Clare, has been given top marks for pupils’ personal development by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

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Staff from TA Hotel Collection have been accredited with awards in wine. Left to right: Shuhana Khatun, Mark White, Nicolae Arcalean, Rob Dixon, Pierre Crespin and Sara Le Fanu.

Bouquets for Lavenham staff who know their wines

Staff from The Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spa are celebrating their success in wine knowledge.

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Sudbury mayor’s curry evening

Sudbury mayor Sue Ayres’ charity curry evening takes place on Monday, April 3.

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Church prepares to hold spring sale

St Mary’s Church in Glemsford is to hold a spring sale in the village hall on April 1 from 12.30pm to 3.30pm.

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Richard Delderfield has been given an MBE for services to charity. Pictured with his daughter Lucy (left) and wife Angela.

Charity worker’s delight at being made an MBE

A Long Melford man, who has dedicated more then 30 years to raising money for a blood cancer charity, has become an MBE.

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Final call for Sudbury St George’s Day event entries

Entry for a weekend of events in Sudbury aimed at celebrating St George’s Day closes next week.

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Survey into Beat the Street success

Exercise and walking initiative Beat the Street wants to find out what impact the game had on those who participated in the scheme – and has launched a short, six-month survey.

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Paul Marion, NPAS assistant operations director for the south east, left, and Sgt Jules Bosley, unit base manager at Wattisham 



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Police chopper move ‘will mean a 24/7 service’

Next Friday, Suffolk will say goodbye to its ‘own’ police helicopter when its base at Wattisham is closed.

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Sudbury Wells Hall Primary School who has recieved an good ofsted rating.
Picture Mark Westley

High praise as primary school makes progress

A primary school in Great Cornard has been given a positive review by inspectors, following concerns over exam results last year.

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Specially trained officers from Suffolk and Norfolk Police continue to search the landfill site at Milton for Corrie McKeague

Health and Safety Executive will investigate if Corrie found at tip

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be working alongside police investigating the disappearance of Corrie McKeague if his remains are found at the Milton landfill site.

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