Charities get share of £9k

Nearly £10,000 has been donated to charity by Sudbury mayor Jack Owen.

The funds have been raised from curry nights, coffee mornings, fun days and donations.

On Monday, Mr Owen presented cheques for £1,962 to the Eden Rose Coppice and St Nicholas Hospice Care, with a further £1,962 split between a number of local good causes. More than £3,200 has already been given to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.