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Thousands of fish being rescued after dramatic water level drop on River Stour, Sudbury

The Environment Agency (EA) are having to rescue thousands of fish from their spawning grounds after the River Stour dropped by at least six feet following a blockage.

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Something for everyone at Mildenhall Cycling and Fun Day

There will be something for everyone at the Mildenhall Cycling and Fun Day at West Row on Sunday.

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Rudimental play Thetford Forest

Dance outfit Rudimental will play at Thetford Forest at the end of June.

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£20k project to fence Bury football pitches in response to dog mess hazard

Fences are to be installed on two Bury St Edmunds recreation grounds in an attempt to stop dog fouling on grass pitches, after football clubs flagged up the issue to a councillor.

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Easter events at West Suffolk attractions delight hundreds of families

Easter entertainment was on the agenda at two West Suffolk attractions last weekend, with hundreds of families flocking to join in the action.

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Hundreds of pounds worth of fishing equipment stolen in Thetford

Police are investigating after hundreds of pounds worth of fishing equipment was stolen from a garage in Thetford.

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Popular Mildenhall playground to reopen this week

A popular Mildenhall playground which has been closed for almost nine months is to open its gates again on Wednesday.

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New play area for Brandon’s youngest residents

Brandon’s smallest residents now have a safer place to play after a town councillor helped to fund a new £8,000 toddlers’ play area.

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Red Lodge Parish Council set to take over reopened play area

Residents in Red Lodge are celebrating the reopening of a ‘greatly missed’ playground as parish councillors prepare to take its maintenance into their own hands.

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Mildenhall play area repairs will start at ‘earliest opportunity’, council says

Work will soon begin to repair a playground in Mildenhall which was closed more than six months ago over safety conerns.

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Residents on Bury St Edmunds estate fights to regenerate ‘heart’ of community

A Bury St Edmunds community is fighting to put the ‘heart’ back into its estate after receiving a £10,000 boost towards the renovation of a dilapidated play area.

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Popular Mildenhall playground to stay closed while council considers repair options

A popular Mildenhall playground opposite the town’s Sainsbury’s which was closed in July over safety concerns is expected to remain closed for the foreseeable future.

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Corporate day enjoy plentiful hauls

Corporate day enjoy plentiful hauls

Larkwood had some nice fish taken last week, with the best being a beautiful Brown trout of around 4lbs caught by Barry Allen on a weekend corporate day.

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Boxing Day hunt in Hawstead as debate in Parliament rumbles on

The traditional Boxing Day Suffolk Hunt took place this week at Hawstead as a fresh row brews in Parliament.

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Electric Forest is switched on

High Lodge in Thetford Forest if offering a wintry night-time adventure this weekend and in the run up to Christmas.

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Chief gorilla hopes zip wire trekking will wow

Chief gorilla hopes zip wire trekking will wow

THE ‘chief gorilla’ and co-founder of Go Ape has revealed he is working on an exciting new project which he hopes will have the same ‘wow’ factor.

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Chance to go zorbing

CURVEMOTION, in Bury St Edmunds, says it has become the only venue in Suffolk to offer bodyzorbing.

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Borough is one of the most active in England

As a campaign begins to make Suffolk the most active county, figures show Bury St Edmunds is ahead of the game.

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Artists showcase homemade crafts

AN ECLECTIC bunch of artists and designers championing the crafts and skills of yesteryear are preparing to take over The Apex.

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Zumba Lou Lou dance their way to global success

DARING members of a fitness group have become a global internet phenomenon after winning an international competition.

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