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Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts

The Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts programme is now available.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Marimba Chocolate shop has opened a new hot chocolate museum (first in the counry|) 

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Country’s first hot chocolate museum opens in Sudbury

Sudbury’s newest museum to entice residents and tourists alike brings something a bit different to the town as it charts the history of hot chocolate.

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Suffolk couples wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Suffolk couples wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Suffolk couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don’t Tell the Bride.

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VIDEO: Crowds flock to Hunstanton Christmas Day swim

It may have been an exceptionally mild Christmas Day, but the sea was as chilly as ever for Hunstanton’s festive swim this morning.

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The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

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Dick Van Dyke in the original Mary Poppins film (Photo: YouTube)

Dick Van Dyke to star in Mary Poppins sequel at 91

Dick Van Dyke will dust off his sweeping brush after confirming he will appear in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel.

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Everyone’s a winner as Gainsborough’s House museum and gallery says thank you for Lottery grant

Missed out on the Lottery jackpot again this week? Don’t bin your ticket just yet, because it’s your passport into the world of one of Britain’s most famous artists.

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"Oh Margaret, youre such a Polecat and as for you Susan, you Ninnycock, Ill see you later"

REVEALED: Academic uncovers the best long-lost British swear words

A language historian has revealed the best long-lost swear words from Britain - including nippy, tarse and wittol.

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Presenter and property expert Lucy Alexander/ Raise the Roof Productions

Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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Children’s Christmas writing competition carries a £1,500 prize for the winner

Children from Suffolk can make their school’s Christmas wishes come true - by taking part in a national writing competition.

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The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

This week, as we celebrate 80 years of television, we take a look at the oldest programmes still on the air.

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More entries wanted for #SuffolkBeauty campaign

More entries wanted for #SuffolkBeauty campaign

The #SuffolkBeauty campaign and competition, launched by the Suffolk Preservation Society (SPS) in August has had a good first round of entries – but more would be welcome say the organisers.

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£4.73 million grant for Gainsborough’s House

Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury, birthplace and home of the renowned artist Thomas Gainsborough, has received Heritage Lottery Fund support of £4.73 million.

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Best Summer Reading Challenge yet at Haverhill Library

Best Summer Reading Challenge yet at Haverhill Library

Youngsters at Haverhill Library were among over 8,000 children across Suffolk who signed up across Suffolk to make this year’s Summer Reading Challenge the most successful yet.

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Enter Sudbury’s annual arts festival

Preparations are underway for the 2017 Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts and the syllabus is now available for the 95th edition of the event.

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Jairo brings passion of flamenco to The Apex

Explosive flamenco dancer Jairo Barrull presents his new show ‘Gitano’, with special guest Gema Moneo, at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds at 7.30pm on October 2.

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Florence Loveday and William Stevenson with the Big Friendly Read certificates presnted to them at Kedington Library ANL-160919-101431001

Big Friendly Readers are rewarded at Kedington Library

Florence Loveday and William Stevenson were among the scores of children that collected a medal and certificate at Kedington Library after completing their Big Friendly Read - this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

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Author Chris James with his second novel, Sherlock Holmes and the Jeweller of Florence. Contributed picture. ANL-160913-131540001

Haverhill author pens a second Sherlock Holmes mystery

Ten months after seeing his first Sherlock Holmes novel published a Haverhill author’s second Holmes adventure is set to go on sale.

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Roald Dahl at work in his famous writing hut

Roald Dahl Day celebrates 100 years since author’s birth

Exactly 100 years ago today Roald Dahl was born and children and adults around the world will be coming together to celebrate the life and works of the much-loved author.

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