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Bury St Edmunds brothers to cycle hundreds of miles for Epilepsy Society

Two brothers are preparing to cycle 874 miles in 10 days for charity.

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A 1937 Wolsley 14/56 arrives at Chedburgh's Summer of '42 Revisited Fete flying an RAF pennant with the driver in uniform

Pictures: Mecha Morton

Chedburgh’s fete marks year the RAF arrived

Chedburgh’s village fete went beyond the usual stalls as it revisited the summer of 1942, when the first bomber squadrons arrived at the nearby airfield bearing its name.

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LOOKING UP: Bury Town and Soham Town Rangers are among the clubs that have seen their promotion chances enhanched

Promotion chances doubled for Step 4 clubs

AFC Sudbury, Bury Town, Mildenhall Town and Soham Town Rangers will have an extra opportunity to secure promotion from the newly-named Bostick League Division One North next season.

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Third annual Dragon Festival

Pictured: Public and Artists all dressed as dragons


PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Dragon enthusiasts swoop on popular West Stow festival

More than 2,000 dragon enthusiasts swooped on an action packed festival celebrating the legendary creatures.

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Bury Bicycle Collective launches the Purple Tea Party Campaign with a purple ribbon cycle ride from Nowton Park (photo: Suzanne Abbott)

Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre launches new fund-raising campaign

A Bury St Edmunds charity has launched a campaign to raise funds for the development of new services for victims of domestic abuse.

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Chilton Community Primary School student 
Maria Eidell and Sophie Meadows hold a meteorite sample 
Picture Mark Westley

Pupils get close to the moon in Stowmarket

Pupils at Chilton Community Primary School, Stowmarket, reached for the moon last week when a pack of moon rock samples and meteorites visited the school.

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Police appeal

Burglars tie up Stowmarket householder

Thieves used cable ties to restrain a householder while they stole cash and jewellery.

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west suffolk college albert roux dinner - Albert Roux with catering students in kitchen

FEATURE: Students cook up a storm ... with help from the Godfather

Cooking and serving gourmet food is second nature to catering students at West Suffolk College, so a black-tie dinner for 85 guests is not normally a daunting prospect.

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Promising golf players win medals in school competition

Promising golf players win medals in school competition

A Culford pupil has emerged victorious in the National Prep School Golf Championship.

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The Tin Man, ridden by Tom Queally, pictured winning at Ascot in October last year  Picture: Edward Whitaker (Racing Post)

The Tin Man lands James Fanshawe's first Royal Ascot winner in six years

Newmarket trainer James Fanshawe had to wait the outcome of a stewards' inquiry before being able to properly celebrate the respected yard's first Royal Ascot winner in six years, in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes on the festival's concluding Saturday.
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WINNING FEELING: Goldolphin trainer Charlie Appleby (right) pictured receiving The Havana Gold Maiden Stakes trophy earlier in the season at Newmarket's 1,000 Guineas, after Way Of Wisdom's success  Picture: Mark Westley

Rare Rhythm provides Charlie Appleby with 20/1 Royal Ascot winner

Town trainer Charlie Appleby was all smiles on the concluding day of Royal Ascot 2017 as 20/1 shot Rare Rhythm provided Godolphin with a sixth victory of the week, following his impressive success in the Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap.

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Mum Wendy Wright holding baby Sophie with daughter Ella, second right, and Cockfield Primarys school council

Teddy bears’ picnic raises money for neo-natal unit

When Ella Artiss-Wright told classmates about her baby sister being born prematurely, she couldn’t have guessed what they would do next.

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TOUGH DAY: Bury Saints struggled to deal with the power and depth of the London Blitz squad

London team blitz Saints in capital on sun-drenched day

The Bury Saints received a thrashing when they visited the London Blitz, a team who currently lie at the top of national rankings.

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CRICKET: Bury II (Bowling/Fielding) v Sudbury II (Batting)

Bury St Edmunds fall just short of first win in EAPL with draw

GIBBS DENLEY

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WINNING TEAM: Stowmarket defeated Seckford at the weekend to make it through to the quarter-finals of this years Hambro Cup

Chris Boughton’s golf column: Bury and Stow progress

Bury St Edmunds Golf Club took on neighbours The Suffolk in the second round of the Hambro Cup last Sunday, as hot favourites, on the hottest day of the year so far.

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Resident Sheila Caesar with some her neighbours close to the planned housing development site

Residents call for new long-term housing policy for Mid Suffolk

Worried residents are calling for a new long-term housing policy for Mid Suffolk amid fears there could be a housing crisis.

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EXCITING END: Despite some good play by Woolpit, both batting and fielding, Maldon caught them with only two balls to spare

Woolpit’s winning run comes to an end at home

MARSHALL HATCHICK TWO COUNTIES

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Lakenheath unable to follow their captain’s lead in loss

Lakenheath unable to follow their captain’s lead in loss

MARSHALL HATCHICK

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Residents, Staff and Guests enjoy a garden party at Davers Court Care Home, Bury St Edmunds, as part of Care UK's Care Home Open Day celebrations

Garden party at Bury St Edmunds care home

Residents at a Bury St Edmunds care home have enjoyed a summer garden party with townspeople.

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Police are appealing for help in tracing Ricky Watson, 20, of Stowmarket, who is wanted in connection with burglary offences

Police hunt for wanted man with links to Woolpit and Stowmarket

Police are appealing for help in tracing a wanted man from Stowmarket.

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