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Sudbury councillor disputes bullying claims after being told to issue apology

A Sudbury councillor has disputed claims of bullying and lacking respect for a former colleague, after being forced to issue an apology.

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).

Motor Show East

Motor Show East: In a first for the region, inaugural event will celebrate everything automotive

At last – the region is getting its own motor show.
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Man who burgled Halstead home given suspended jail sentence

A man, who was forensically linked to a burglary at a home in Halstead after he injured himself while carrying out the crime, has avoided jail following his sentencing hearing last week.

Police news

Thieves with sledgehammers and axe target Co-op in Clare

Thieves targeted the Co-op in Clare in the early hours of this morning - the latest in a sequence of overnight burglaries in the region.

The Suffolk Police Dog Section is using the former Babergh District Council office in Corks Lane, Hadleigh for training purposes. Photo supplied by Babergh District Council.

Police dogs in training take over former district council office in Hadleigh

Police dogs in training have temporarily taken over Babergh District Council’s former home in Hadleigh, as the council seeks to secure the site’s long-term future.

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.

Police have charged a boy after an incident in Bury St Edmunds

Three arrested after burglary at Great Cornard Co-op

Three people have been arrested following an overnight burglary at the Co-op in Great Cornard earlier this week.

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.

A computer club run by Realise Futures Learning and Development.

Suffolk adult courses are praised by Ofsted

Adult community learning courses provided in Suffolk by social enterprise Realise Futures have been rated ‘good’ by the education watchdog.

You can report suspicious activity on the ACT website

Anti-terrorism campaign call to report suspicious activity supported by Norfolk and Suffolk Police

Suffolk and Norfolk Police are backing the latest phase of the national Action Counters Terrorism campaign, which was launched today.

Pictured: The Very Rev Martin Thrower.

Voyeur Hadleigh priest struck off by church for seven years

A senior Hadleigh clergyman, who took almost 600 images of men in public toilets, has been barred by the Church of England for seven years.

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.

CLARE''Harvey Quick who is a member of the 1st Clare Scout Group has been selected as part of the Suffolk Unit for the 24th World Scout Jamboree, which will be taking place in the United States next year.'Picture Mark Westley

Teenager from Clare to represent Suffolk at World Scout Jamboree in USA

A teenager from Clare will be jetting off to America to take part in a renowned scouting expedition next year.

Darren Judd will be the first person to run the London Marathon while representing the Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS), which helped him after his mother Sheila took her own life back in December 2010'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Cornard man who lost mother to suicide gearing up for London Marathon in aid of bereavement charity

After his mother took her own life seven years ago, Darren Judd was so haunted by the trauma of that day that he had to battle post-traumatic stress disorder.

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.

Mark Prina (Far L), Foxearth Meadows Nature Reserve manager pictured with volunteers as they plant new hedgerows near Foxearth.'Pic - Richard Marsham

Planting drive seeks to revitalise habitats at Foxearth nature reserve

Thousands of new hedges were planted last weekend, as part of an effort to revitalise the natural habitats in and around Foxearth Meadows Nature Reserve.

A new project between Lavenham Community Land Trust and Hastoe Housing Association, to convert the old council gritting depot site into 18 new affordable homes.'The sod was officially turned by James Cartlidge MP (South Suffolk) '''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

MP issues warning over housing supply as Lavenham homes project begins

The MP for South Suffolk has highlighted the ongoing housing pressures facing the district as work begins on a new housing scheme in Lavenham.

Opening of Weavers Tap in Sudbury. Picture: Nick Strugnell/UNP.

Sudbury pub officially relaunches with new identity after £325k renovation

A well-known Sudbury pub has reopened following a £325,000 renovation.

SUDBURY: New shop for social enterprise Bazaar, 26-27 Gainsborough St, Sudbury The Bridge Project has taken over the running of a shop called Bazaar in Sudbury. Pictured: Boyd Robinson.

Sudbury’s Bridge Project devastated by sudden death of long-time supporter

A Sudbury charity has expressed its shock and sadness at the sudden death of a long-time volunteer and contributor who “epitomised all of the work” done by the organisation.

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