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Sudbury’s Just Talk Campaign gains support of top mental health charity

An emotional wellbeing campaign based in Sudbury has gained the backing of one of the major mental health charities in the county.

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The Kernos Centre in Subury mark its 15th anniversary

Kernos Centre in Sudbury marks 15 years since charity’s launch

A charity in Sudbury, which provides counselling to children and adults, has celebrated its 15th anniversary.

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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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Marion Blower (former manager of Sudbury Community Hub, who was paralysed and almost died after falling downstairs as she was preparing to go on holiday to celebrate her retirement) - her story three years after she finally got out of hospital, learning to live with needing 24 hour care, coping with life in a wheelchair, the difficulties she has faced, husband Bryn and Carer Joanna Baker.'Picture Mark Westley

FEATURE: Sudbury woman charts battle to come to terms with breaking neck

It has been an interesting journey, but not the best one. With devastating understatement, that is how Marion Blower describes the last five years.

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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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The Sudbury Autistic, Fun and Expression (SAFE) Group is a new charity for people with autism and Asperger's syndrome.

New Sudbury autism charity seeks to change attitudes with open day

A new support charity in Sudbury for people who have autism hopes to help the community at large understand those with the condition, and not view them as having a disability.

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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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Sudbury Fun Run 2018'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

PICTURES: Record numbers hit the road for Sudbury Fun Run

Record numbers hit the road over the bank holiday weekend to help raise money for numerous charities as they tackled the 2018 Sudbury Fun Run.

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Fundraising lunch collects £2,000 for Upbeat Heart Support charity

An annual fundraising event in Stoke-by-Nayland has collected £2,000 for the benefit of a local cardiac support charity.

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Dr Christopher Browning, chairman of NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group.

How to access health services in Suffolk over Easter

Those who need to see a healthcare professional over the Easter break can access extra doctors’ appointments across East and West Suffolk.

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GREAT CORNARD: Marathon runner Jules Cooper, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ten years ago, is running her first London Marathon, to raise money and awareness for the Multiple Sclerosis Trust pictured with her running partner grandson Lincoln. Picture Mark Westley

MS is no barrier for Cornard woman on London Marathon mission

Ten years after a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), Jules Cooper still has no intention of letting the disease hold her back.

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St Joseph's Care Home in Sudbury was received a 'Good' rating from the CQC''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Sudbury care home delighted after strong showing in national survey

A Sudbury care facility is celebrating after earning strong plaudits in an annual nationwide survey – just one month on from receiving an improved rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Macular Society regional manager Colin Daniels with guide dog Woodie.

Volunteers needed at sight loss support group in Sudbury

A charity which provides support for people affected by a serious eye condition is appealing for volunteers to join its help group.

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GREAT CORNARD'Mellish House Care Home, 20 Kings Hill, Great Cornard, Sudbury'The care home has praised the installment of an interactive table called a Tovertafel which has helped residents with dementia. The table provides a number of games designed to improve their cognitive and physical ability.'Acitity co-ordinator Glenda Davison with residents Sandra Burrows and Gilbert Hook'Picture Mark Westley

Cornard care home praises technology’s impact on residents with dementia

A Great Cornard care home has praised the benefits of an interactive table, which engages people with dementia through a series of games.

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Gabriella Stanley (Centre R) pictured with her family at the Old School Hall in Long Melford.  Gabriella organised a sale and is running two marathons to raise money for mental health charities.'Pic - Richard Marsham

Long Melford charity sale in aid of mental health awareness hailed a success

The organiser of a charity clothes sale has hailed the event a success in helping to raise awareness of mental health conditions.

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ACTON: Charity event. Adi Noble Tattoos, Unit 2A, Crestland Business Park, Bull Lane Industrial Estate, Acton, Suffolk Adi Noble Tattoos is holding a charity tattooing event in Acton, with the aim of raising money in support of Charlie Till, a boy from Great Cornard with Down's Syndrome. Adi Noble with Martin Till and Charlie aged 9, and customer Callum Curtis Picture Mark Westley

Charity tattooing event in Acton raises £600 for Cornard boy with Down’s syndrome

A charity tattooing event in Acton at the weekend – organised in support of a young boy with Down’s syndrome – collected £600 for his benefit.

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Woman seriously injured after being thrown from horse in Monks Eleigh

A woman was seriously injured after being thrown from the horse she was riding in Monks Eleigh on Monday.

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Four people hospitalised after two cars collide in Hintlesham

Four people were hospitalised following a two-car collision in Hintlesham at the weekend.

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Isabelle Roochove will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in August. She is fundraising ahead of the charity climb with proceeds going to the Meningitis Foundation.''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Hartest teenager to scale Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of meningitis charity

An 18-year-old from Hartest is gearing up to scale the highest mountain in Africa, as part of a charity fundraising challenge.

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Two people hospitalised after car collides with Sudbury home

Two people sustained minor injuries after a vehicle collided with a property in Sudbury earlier today.

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