Ambitious £1m project seeks to transform Cornard church into social hub

A Great Cornard church is embarking on an ambitious £1 million project to transform its building into a community hub.

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Fallen tree causes disruption on railway between Sudbury and Marks Tey

Rail services between Sudbury and Marks Tey have been suspended, after a tree fell down across the railway following strong winds overnight.

AIMING FOR UPSET: Lea Blackham has been getting plenty of practice in

Lea all set to take on top seed

Lea Blackham makes his debut in the World Indoor Bowls Championships next week — and it really could be a baptism of fire.

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Culture: And so it begins at RSPB Lakenheath Fen

Happy New Year to you all. Now that the festive season is over for another year, why not make it one of your New Year’s resolutions to visit RSPB Lakenheath Fen in the near future?

KEPOW! Theatre Company - Abi Hood and Kevin Tomlinson

Culture: Adventures with our Abi

Local girl Abi Hood returns to the Theatre Royal in a show that celebrates the power of the human imagination.

Suffolk Philharmonic's Alexander Ullman

Culture: Bury Festival fever starts to kick in

The excitement is building as Bury Festival 2018 gets set for its official launch next month. Here Culture gets a sneak peak at a few of the artists taking part.

A bird's eye view of Long Melford.

Long Melford fears stable plans could provide ‘back door’ to housing

Long Melford residents and parish councillors have voiced concerns that plans to convert a large agricultural site into an equestrian area will be a precursor to building hundreds of new homes.

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge in Hadleigh

South Suffolk MP named Parliamentary Private Secretary to Jeremy Hunt

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge has been appointed as the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt, this week.

The Army's last Lynx helicopters making a farewell visit to Wattisham air station after 40 years service. Picture by Staff Sergeant Brian Pearce, British Army

Army’s Lynx drops in to say goodbye

Five of the Army’s last Lynx helicopters visited Wattisham Air Station yesterday to mark the aircraft’s retirement after 40 years.

High winds are likely to disrupt travel

UPDATED: Met Office warns of high winds in East Anglia

The Met Office has today updated its warning of high winds across East Anglia tonight.

Ram raid at Co-operative store in Long Melford.

Man arrested in connection to Long Melford ram raid incident

A man has been arrested in connection with the investigation into a ram raid, which devastated the Co-operative store in Long Melford last year.

Adrian Stohr is organizing The Black tie and Posh frocks Charity Ball, for the fourth year  in Stoke-by-Nayland, in aid of Children with Cancer UK.
Picture Mark Westley

Sudbury man’s fourth cancer charity ball lines up film star guest

The organiser of a returning charity ball has secured a popular film star to entertain guests with live music throughout the night.

A pothole awaiting 'reactive repair' near West Row

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.

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


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