Suffolk County Council moves to fill holes in its roads and budget

Suffolk County Council plans to borrow £21 million to resurface and repair the county’s roads over three years.

Sudbury-based marketing agency Mackman donated �62,000 worth of products and services to local charities and campaigns.

Sudbury company donates £62,000 of services to aid charities and community groups

A Sudbury company, which donated tens of thousands of pounds worth of services to local groups last year, says it is eager to continue boosting these organisations as a priority.

DEPARTED: Omer Riza has left Newmarket after five appearances

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Riza leaves Newmarket

A troublesome knee problem has forced Omer Riza to quit Newmarket Town.

High winds are likely to disrupt travel

Met Office warns winds could hit 80mph in East Anglia

Gusts of up to 80mph could hit East Anglia as the Met Office warns of strong winds sweeping the country on Wednesday night.

Ola Anderson, head of proactive education at West Suffolk College.

Ex-students celebrate success of West Suffolk College’s Prince’s Trust scheme

More than 300 students celebrated the success of the Prince’s Trust course over the last decade with a special tea party at West Suffolk College.

Debut season proves Jack’s just champion at karting

Debut season proves Jack’s just champion at karting

Jack Dann is taking a well-earned rest from driving this month following a highly successful karting season last year.

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PROLIFIC: Josh Mayhew took his Stow tally for the season to 39 goals. Picture: Mecha Morton

Saturday's local football round-up

It was a case of 'seventh heaven' for promotion-hunting Stowmarket Town this afternoon, while there was also impressive victories for Haverhill Rovers, Framlingham Town and Cornard United.
Open day at Sudbury Community Health Centre

Campaign group urges U-turn on plans to sell land around Sudbury Health Centre

A campaign group has urged a U-turn on plans to potentially sell land around Sudbury Health Centre, for fears it will damage the town’s ability to respond to future healthcare needs.

HOME WIN: Cornard's joint bosses oversaw a 3-2 victory

Victory is sweet revenge for Ards


Laura Macdonald has lost over three stone at Slimming World and is becoming a consultant for a group in the Hadleigh area.

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Fairy tale ending for Hadleigh mum-of-two after shedding three stone

An army wife from Hadleigh achieved her goal of looking “like a princess” in time for a Christmas ball after losing more than three stone.


Ipswich Town fan Dave Gooderham’s column: Fond memories of Ted

I feel privileged that I have met or spoke to many from Ipswich Town’s illustrious past over the years.

Stephen Lea, of Great Henny, held a charity chess marathon at Stansted Airport to raise money for Clic Sargent.

Great Henny man stages 36-hour chess marathon to support cancer charity

A Great Henny man took on dozens of challengers over the course of 36 hours, as he held a chess marathon in support of a cancer charity.

UNDER PRESSURE: Hadleigh defend a corner at Newmarket

Late strikes are proving a headache for Brettsiders

Late goals are proving Hadleigh United’s undoing in recent matches, and Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Newmarket Town extended their winless run to seven games.

ON TARGET: Billy Holland gets congratulations after giving AFC an early lead. Picture: Clive Pearson

Last-minute own goal proves costly


Cllr John Ward was elected as leader of Babergh District Council last week. 
Picture Mark Westley

New Babergh leader pledges public referendum on council merger proposal

Babergh District Council’s newly-elected leader has pledged to hold a public referendum over plans to merge with Mid Suffolk.

DEFEATED: Jamie Bradbury's Long Melford lost to Felixstowe

Battling Melford are finally sunk by leaders


Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury, new 150K gym.
Instructors Jodie Leons and Myles Clark try out the new equipment.
Picture Mark Westley

Strength in numbers at Sudbury gym as £150,000 investment yields quick return

Starting the new year as they mean to go on, hundreds of people have been trained to use the new £150,000 gym equipment in Sudbury’s Kingfisher Leisure Centre.

OPENING SCORE: Frazer Beckett got the first try on Saturday, bursting away from the Wanstead defence

Rampant Blues run in eight tries to take revenge for earlier defeat


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ON TARGET: Mekhi McKenzie scored for Sudbury. Picture: Clive Pearson

Two points lost as Yellows fail to hold out once again



Sudbury close gap on rivals

Ben Scully got the result and performance he wanted from Sudbury with their 47-17 victory over fellow promotion chasers Wanstead on Saturday

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