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Hadleigh artist’s legacy lives on through new biography

The father of a renowned artist, who discovered a flair for painting late in life, has been remembered in a new biography.

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Long Melford councillors Richard Kemp and John Nunn are furious about the deteriorating state of the roads in Suffolk. ''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Long Melford councillors furious at declining state of roads

Two Long Melford councillors believe the current state of roads in Suffolk is “as bad as it has ever been”, claiming new potholes are appearing faster than the rate of repairs.

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Sudbury, Suffolk. Sudbury Heritage Open Day 2017. Pictured are Valerie Herbert and David Burnett on the Sudbury Hertiage centre's preview of the new Anthony Wheeler room.''Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Sudbury Heritage Centre criticises plan to close Lavenham tourist centre

The Sudbury Heritage Centre and Museum has criticised the decision to close tourist information centres (TICs) in Babergh and Mid Suffolk, citing research which suggests that more and more people from overseas are visiting the area.

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Attendees at the Sudbury Business Expo 2016. Please credit picture to Ranson and West Photography

New business project in Sudbury to help school students become work-ready

A project aimed at encouraging businesses to get more involved with schools to help students master employability skills gets under way in Sudbury next week.

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Alice Ryan and Samantha Nice celebrate Velvet's award win last night

Velvet and Cambridge Independent win top UK awards

Velvet magazine has been named the best in the UK.

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The Riverside restaurant in Sudbury is re-opening for business following a large investment, under the management of Paul Roberts (pictured).

Sudbury restaurant returns with new identity after big investment

A Sudbury restaurant will reopen for trading with a new identity and new management this month, with hopes of making the business a success after a turbulent time in recent years.

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Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Banks closing Lakenheath and Clare branches

Lloyds Banks yesterday announced its Lakenheath and Clare branches would be among 49 closing across the country.

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Long Melford, Suffolk. Pop-Up Antiques Auction at The Old School in Long Melford, organised by Drivers' Events. Pictured is Mick Driver with a Doctor Who poster. ' 'Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

PICTURES: Bidders seek bargains at Long Melford antiques auction

Eager buyers looked to get their hands on an eclectic selection of antiques and collectable items at the weekend, as Long Melford hosted its second auction of the year.

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Members of the Just Talk Campaign with Prince of Wales pub landlord Duncan Tuhey at the recent charity casino night.

Pub casino night raises hundreds for Sudbury’s Just Talk Campaign

A Sudbury pub raised hundreds of pounds in a recent casino night, kicking off its six-month campaign in support of a local emotional wellbeing charity.

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Outgoing Alpheton Parish Council clerk Julie Rix with long-serving councillors Graham Maskell and Richard Kemp.

End of an era as Alpheton parish clerk retires after 39 years of service

It was the end of an era for Alpheton as Julie Rix, parish clerk for the past 39 years, retired at the council’s April meeting.

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Sudbury branch of Waitrose.

Waitrose in Sudbury to trial scheme to reduce use of disposable plastics

Waitrose in Sudbury is set to stop giving disposable cups to its customers, as the supermarket chain launches a new sustainability scheme.

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HAPPIER TIMES: Lisa Francis, Veronica Cowlin and Shirley Cates at Lavenham Tourist Information Centre, which is now earmarked for closure.

Lavenham Tourist Information Centre earmarked for closure this autumn

The Tourist Information Centre (TIC) in Lavenham is set to cease operations after the tourism season, with the future of its staff uncertain.

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Gary Atyes, Abbeycroft Leisure

Leisure guru Gary knows the value of health in the workplace

Abbeycroft Leisure has sites from Bury St Edmunds to Newmarket, Felixstowe to Cambridge and it keeps Gary Atyes on his toes.

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LONG MELFORD: New business Bohemian Dreams'Bohemian Dreams, Hall Street, Long Melford'Lisa Garrett who moved from Lincolnshire to start a new business. 'Her shop offers holistic therapies as well as meditation, tarot readings.'Lisa Garrett Therapist with Linda Rowntree Psychic medium, Cosmo Verner Crystal energy and sound meditation, chris Bassett Crystal therapist and Jodie Lee Neave Yoga teacher'Picture Mark Westley

Dreams come true for Long Melford holistic therapy business

Lisa Garrett spent 25 years working as a carer, but gained qualifications in complimentary treatments along the way, with a dream of becoming a therapist.

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Students from St Gregory primary school  are awarded a hundreds pounds worth of books from Tesco supermarket.

Sudbury pupils dive into books after donation from supermarket

Youngsters from St Gregory Primary School in Sudbury are diving into a selection of new books thanks to a generous donation from Tesco.

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Artist's impression of the 1,250-home Chilton Woods development

Work to deliver Chilton Woods development could begin ‘within weeks’

The major Chilton Woods housing and commercial development in Sudbury could begin within weeks.

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Hill Side Care Home rated Good by CQC'Senior staff Elle Fitzgerald, Joleyne Anderson, Cezary Milewicki, Christine Finch and Marion Bates'Picture Mark Westley

Cornard care home delighted by significant improvement in CQC rating

A Great Cornard care home has credited its significant improvement to a strong workforce, after a positive report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Bures, Suffolk. Residents protesting about a housing development on Cuckoo Hill where they live which are subject to a further planning application. Pictured are Carol Walters and Clare Frewin. ''Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

Angry Bures residents protest housing development accused of planning breach

A group of angry residents held a protest over a housing development in Bures, over fears it is being built far higher than it should be and will impact nearby homes.

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Kersey, Suffolk. Bridges Farm open day to raise funds for Dig Deep - a charity which helps to provide sanitation and clean water to communities in Kenya. Pictured is Thomas Batchelor-Wylam.' 'Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

PICTURES: Kersey farm hosts Easter open day to aid clean water charity

Visitors cuddled up to baby lambs and Easter chicks during a day out on a farm in Kersey at the weekend.

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SUDBURY: Chris Garnett at Rafi's Spicebox'Rafi's Spicebox, 77 North St, Sudbury CO10 1RF'For SFP business page:'Rafi's Spicebox manager Chris Garnett outside the shop in North Street with a selection of glass jars. 'The company has launched a campaign to cut out plastic. They have a "Plastic-free Friday" where they urge people to bring along glass jars to use for their products rather than using plastic. Chris and Sharon Maloney sale assiatant with some jars.'Picture Mark Westley

Sudbury shop joins environmental campaign to cut down use of plastic

Hand-made curry mix specialist Rafi’s Spicebox has joined an environmental campaign to cut out the use of plastic.

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