Suffolk to benefit from £1.8million pothole fund

Road-users in Suffolk are to benefit from a dedicated £1,763,000 pothole fund, it has been announced.

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West End star brings his bluegrass band to Bury St Edmunds

Following a sold-out show at The London Palladium in July, West End and Broadway star and musical innovator Ramin Karimloo and The Bluegrass Band’s twelve-date tour comes to a close on Sunday, January 29 at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds.

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Janet Street Slaughter. Picture: Richard 'Repeat' Rose

Janet Street Slaughter shake up The Hunter Club

After a hiatus for Christmas and New Year, Washing Machine returned to The Hunter Club, in Bury St Edmunds, on Saturday, January 14, with its first show of the year.

Prince William beginning his work with the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Ben Bull Photography.

Prince William is leaving the East Anglian Air Ambulance

Prince William has confirmed he will be leaving his job as an East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) helicopter pilot this summer.

Sue Spiller, author of Bertunas Children: The History of Education in a Suffolk Village, with the Mayor of St Edmundsbury, Cllr Julia Wakelam

Former Suffolk teacher publishes book about history of education

A former Suffolk teacher has published a book about the history of education in Great Barton.

The likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will make the Switch popular

Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms large

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

Josh Chapman (left) and Alfie James in Little Old Alf, which is showing at The Quay Theatre in Sudbury on January 24. ANL-170113-115707001

Two lonely men collide in odd circumstances in new play

Award-winning playwright Alfie James’s new production, Little Old Alf is being staged at the Quay Theatre in Sudbury on January 24.

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Haverhill Borough players celebate Gareth Thomas' (centre) goal in the home win over Woodbridge Town

Borough are flying after latest victory


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Tragic love story set for the Bury St Edmunds stage

Bury Theatre Workshop’s production of Leo Tolstoy’s novel, adapted by Helen Edmundson, is being staged at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, from January 24-28.

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The New Croft from the sky, as captured by a drone.

Community facility in Haverhill is one that everyone should be ‘proud of’

A recent inspection of the New Croft in Haverhill has resulted in it receiving a rating rivalled by literally just a handful of other such community facilities in England.

Matt Staines, seen here after scoring against Leiston Reserves, set up Haverhill Borough's second goal in their 3-0 win at March Town United in the Thurlow Nunn League First Division Knockout Cup semi-final.

Re-signing Staines was a no-brainer for boro’

Martin Westcott has insisted he had no hesitation in welcoming Matt Staines back into the Haverhill Borough fold.

TURNING PRO: Haverhill boxer Matt Fitch

Fitch aiming to make his pro debut in mid-June

Haverhill boxer Matt Fitch has had to put back plans to make his long-awated professional debut — but it will likely be this summer.

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Scene of shooting at Forum Court, Bury St Edmunds, in August 2015

Case dropped against Red Lodge woman accused of plot to murder ex-partner

A woman from Red Lodge accused of plotting to murder her ex-partner was cleared yesterday on the orders of a judge.

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New partnership will see additional support for vulnerable drug users in Norfolk and Suffolk

A new partnership beginning on Monday will mean vulnerable drug users will be given additional support to access treatment services.

New brewery in Long Melford
Nethergate Brewery
Rodbridge Corner, Rodbridge, LS picture Richard Gray Director of Sales, Robert Crawford General Manager and John Holberry Managing Director
Picture Mark Westley

Nethergate Brewery secures move to Long Melford site

Nethergate Brewery is hoping to increase production and enter the tourism industry after it completed its move to Long Melford this week.

Belinda Johnston, founder of Our Special Friends, with her dogs Rolo and Otto

Vet hopes Suffolk care homes will learn from Bob’s story

A vet who founded a charity to help keep vulnerable people and their pets together for as long as possible is hoping to raise awareness of the benefits of animal companionship.

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Crowfield, near Stowmarket, stand off between police and suspected armed man.

Picture Mark Westley

UPDATE: Stand-off between police and suspected armed man in Crowfield ends peacefully

A three-day police stand-off with a suspected armed man in a Suffolk village has been resolved peacefully.

Ipswich Town fan and sports editor Russell Claydon with his 'dirty secret' around his neck

Ipswich Town fan Russell Claydon calls for Mick McCarthy to leave

Everyone has their tipping point - mine proved to be making the 10 o'clock news for all the wrong reasons.
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Saxophone quartet kick off 2017 lunchtime concert programme

A new year of Lunchtime Concerts begins at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds when Saxology perform on Monday, January 23 at 1.10pm.

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