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The Bells toll a new start for village pub

The Six Bells in Horringer has been given a new lease of life thanks to its new owners.

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Kimberley Goldsmith with her business 'Little Explorers Sensory' - based at Culford Village Hall   Picture: Mecha Morton

Baby event sees boom in visitor numbers

The Apex in Bury St Edmunds hosted the St Edmundsbaby Pregnancy and Parenting Fayre last weekend.

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WINNERS: Suffolk GC Championship Trophy winners

Last year’s champion narrowly defeated

Simon Ferrari is The Suffolk GC Champion for 2017. At the event held last weekend, Ferrari 
returned gross scores of 80 on Saturday and 82 on Sunday for a total of 162, beating last year’s champion, Chris Tate, by two shots.

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The last confirmed sighting of Corrie McKeague - taken from the 3.25am CCTV footage of him in Brentgovel Street, Bury St Edmunds, on Saturday September 24.

A year on and the pain for missing Corrie’s family continues

It was a year ago this morning that missing airman Corrie McKeague was last seen on CCTV in Bury St Edmunds.

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GUTTED: Stow's Anton Clarke and goalkeeper Craig Brand look shocked as Enfield score in the last minute of extra time to win the match

Saturday's local football round-up

It was heartbreak for Stowmarket Town on their return to Greens Meadow after Enfield sent them out of the FA Vase in extra time.
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Terry Clements, Mayor of St Edmundsbury, wife Vivian, along with staff from the cinema, Gatehouse users and personnel from Mildenhall Airbase   PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Bury St Edmunds film showing brings in bumper crowd

Abbeygate Cinema in Bury St Edmunds had one of their most successful dementia friendly screenings of a film at the venue last week.

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Walking Netball with Journal sports reporter Hannah Dolman and coach Tracey Butcher

Walking netball embraced by Suffolk coach and team

I was never particularly good, but I did enjoy netball as a youngster at school, so I jumped at the chance to try out the latest version — Walking Netball.

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A 3-D image of the proposed front of the new STEM Academy on the Westley Middle School Campus

Proposed STEM Academy plans have their first public viewing

A public consultation took place at Westley Middle School in Bury St Edmunds this week for the proposed plans for its new academy.

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Staff Sergeant Lesley Utting, Detachment Commander Ixworth, receives the Certificate of Good Order from Lieutenant Colonel Andy Smith, Deputy Commandant of Suffolk Army Cadet Force

Ixworth Army Cadet detachment commander receives rare certificate of good order

An Army Cadet commander’s ‘shining example’ commitment to youth sports has been rewarded with a rare certificate of good order from the Major General of Eastern Command.

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SO CLOSE: Darren Mills after nearly scoring

Blues boss will take another look at defender Spriggs before a decision

Experienced centre-half Ricky Spriggs was brought in to make his debut for Bury Town in Tuesday’s cup win — but Ben Chenery says he has not yet made a decision whether to make him a permanent addition to his squad.

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DEPARTED: Mark Benterman, pictured on the touchline at Friends Meadow earlier this season

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Mark Benterman leaves Debenham for Wanderers

Debenham LC have been left without a manager after Mark Benterman made a surprise switch to take on Ipswich Wanderers less than nine months after arriving at Friends Meadow.

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Elaine Channen and Amanda Bloomfield, of Gatehouse, are appealing for food items for the charity's food parcels and Christmas hampers. Picture: Mark Westley.

Charity’s wish list for food parcels and Christmas hampers after rise in foodbank demand

A Bury St Edmunds charity has drafted a wish list of items for food parcels and Christmas hampers following a dramatic spike in demand for its foodbank.

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Brandon Park Nursing Home has gained an 'outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission.



Picture: Mecha Morton

Celebrations at Brandon nursing home after ‘outstanding’ CQC rating

‘Exceptionally personalised care and support’ has seen a Brandon nursing home rated ‘outstanding’ by a watchdog.

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CUP OF JOY: Needhams players celebrate Dan Morphews goal putting them 2-0 up against Chesham United

Sands suffers a further injury setback in the Marketmen’s FA Cup win

Richard Wilkins admits he is in a quandary with what to do with striker John Sands after the Needham Market player’s injury return suffered another setback.

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MIXED DAY: Chris Snelling scored a try in Burys comeback win but ended up having to leave the field after being knocked out taking a high catch

Bury show grit in narrow win

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SURVIVORS: Bury St Edmunds did not have to fight for survival in the EAPL after discovering no team would be demoted this year

Summer is over and so is this year’s cricket — with plenty of excitement to wrap the season up

Batsman Graham Ford has said Worlington need to learn from their failings after taking their Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship top flight status down to the final day.

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Rebecca Smith saved her two-year-old son Jared's life when he started choking thanks to first aid training she had done with St John Ambulance.    Picture: Mecha Morton

Mum ‘thankful’ to be able to save son’s life

A Bury St Edmunds mum is urging all parents to do some basic first aid training, after she managed to save her choking two-year-old.

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ADVANTAGE: Framlingham go into the derby with the momentum following their 7-0 defeat over Diss a few weeks ago

Diss out to get their revenge on Fram in FA Vase tie

Two weeks ago, Framlingham Town were gearing up for a trio of Cup ties — but this weekend’s Express derby with Diss in the FA Vase is now all that remains, writes Hannah Dolman.

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HAPPY MEMORIES: Max Melanson, who scored on Friday, pictured in action for Thetford Town during one of their three home FA Vase victories last season

Three teams with their sights firmly fixed on FA Vase glory

Stowmarket Town, Thetford Town and Walsham-le-Willows all take a break from league action this weekend to concentrate on the FA Vase.

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Abnromal Load sign

Expect delays as 54 tonne tanks move from Hadleigh to Lakenheath

Expect delays on Suffolk roads on Monday September 25 as police escort an abnormal load through the county.

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