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Sudbury election hustings cancelled after Manchester bomb attack

A General Election hustings that was set to take place in Sudbury tonight has been cancelled following the terrorist attack in Manchester last night.

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Converted windmill chosen for award

A windmill has won the RICS East of England Tourism and Leisure award.

Long Melford Street Fair

Returning street fair in urgent need of volunteers

Organisers behind the Long Melford Street Fair say this year’s event can at least equal last year’s success – but they say volunteers are urgently needed to achieve this.

Celebrating the birthday of Thomas Gainsborough in Sudbury.  Piper Tricia Drawbridge, Dawn Williams, Charlotte Wheeler (9), Arthur Wheeler (6), Deputy Mayor of Sudbury Sue Ayres, Millie Strolenberg (9), Mark Bills Director of Gainsborough House, Beryl Ruse and Stephen Harper dressed as Thomas Gainsborough.

Honouring Sudbury’s famous son

The legacy of Sudbury’s ‘most famous son’ was honoured once again at the weekend, for the annual celebration of his birth in the early 18th century.

Jazz news

JAZZ MATTERS: Weekly round-up (May 19-26)

Chris Ingham previews the best jazz gigs around the region this week (May 19-26)

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Coffee morning for rapid response unit

A coffee morning in Nedging will raise funds for Wattisham and District Community First Responders.

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Sudbury scouts to host quiz night

The 3rd Sudbury Scout Group will be holding its annual quiz night at its headquarters in Quay Lane on Saturday.

Dawes Hall nature reserve. Pictured: Major Iain Grahame in his garden

Conservation project at Daws Hall to help hedgehogs

Daws Hall Trust and Suffolk Prickles Hedgehog Rescue are working together on a new conservation project based at Daws Hall Nature Reserve in Bures.

JOINT VENTURE: Yasmin Lambert and Kate Denton at the new shop and gallery in Lavenham.

Jewellers and gallery team up to launch new Lavenham venture

A Sudbury jewellers has teamed up with a renowned sculptor to create a new venture in the heart of Lavenham’s High Street.

Glemsford Local History Society has written a book on the village which has now been printed.  Pictured: Jenny Wear, Patrick Hemphill and Rowland Hill  PICTURE: Mecha Morton

New book covers 150 years of Glemsford life

Shops that have long since gone, colourful characters from the past and recounted tales of village life are all told in a new book on Glemsford.

The Quay Theatre in Sudbury

Sudbury Quay’s dementia friendly films

The Quay Theatre in Sudbury will host a screening of High Society on Monday, May 22, by Memory Lane Films, following the success of similar screenings earlier in the year.

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Hearing open day

As part of deaf awareness week, Drage and Tozer Opticians in Sudbury will host a hearing loss open day on Friday, May 19.

The team at The Great House, Lavenham

Celebrated Lavenham restaurant up for sale

Regis and Martine Crepy, owners of The Great House, an award-winning hotel and restaurant in Lavenham, have announced they plan to sell the business and start a new restaurant venture with their son.

Bures music festival

Pictured: Bijoux Toots

Line up announced for Bures Music Festival

Bures Music Festival is hoping to throw its biggest event yet when it celebrates 21 years since its foundation across five days this summer.

Jazz singer Scarlet Black

Black brings timeless jazz back to Quay

Fans of classic jazz can see the show Cry Me a River - The Fitzgerald/Holiday and Armstrong Songbook at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury, on May 19.

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British Rock band Elbow, who will be at Thetford Forest this summer.

COMPETITION- Win tickets to see Elbow at Thetford Forest

Rock band Elbow will be playing Thetford Forest this summer and we have five pairs of tickets up for grabs.

The Spinning Wheel Theatre is to perform 'The Secret Garden'

Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds hosts Secret Garden

The Spinning Wheel Theatre company are to perform The Secret Garden in Bury St Edmunds’ Abbey Gardens on June 9.

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Fracked! Or Please Don't Use The F-Word will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre

Beaton’s fracking comedy

Following an acclaimed sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Fracked! Or Please Don’t Use the F-Word visits Cambridge Arts Theatre on May 22-27.

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Ed Balls at the apex

Ed’s show strictly speaks at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

The timing of Ed Balls’ show ‘Stictly Speaking Out’ couldn’t be better.

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Walkers to put their best foot forward

The Suffolk Walking Festival starts this weekend, with more than 100 walks on offer throughout the county, including three in Sudbury.

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