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Original Status Quo drummer joins Redgrave band to cap tribute to Rick Parfitt

The original drummer for legendary rockers Status Quo is playing with Redgrave’s Walkway in a tribute to the late Rick Parfitt.

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Councils announce tax rises

Mid Suffolk, Babergh and Breckland Councils announce tax rises for coming year

Three more councils have announced council tax rises for the coming financial year.

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Zoe Lucas who has completed two professional accountancy qualifications while an apprentice with Suffolk Housing

Suffolk Housing helps young people towards new careers through apprenticeship schemes

Three young people who have launched themselves towards fulfilling careers after joining Suffolk Housing as apprentices are encouraging others to follow their lead ahead of National Aprenticeship Week.

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Market Hill, Sudbury where the fire struck in September 2015. The renovations on the former White Hart Inn building have now been completed.

Fire damage offers glimpse into Sudbury’s rich history

As buildings damaged in a serious fire reach their final stages of restoration, a historian says important secrets in Sudbury’s history have been revealed.

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Flatford Mill now the power lines have been removed.

Constable country’s iconic Flatford Mill now free from power lines

One of the most famous landscapes immortalised by artist John Constable has been improved thanks to a £180,000 project to remove overhead power lines.

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Staff at the revamped Dog & Partridge pub, in Crown Street, Bury St Edmunds

Celebrations at two pubs after revamp and long service award

Two Greene King pubs are celebrating following a six-figure revamp at one and a long service award for the licensees of the other.

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Former Dragons Den star Theo Paphitis presents Lorraine Clarke, owner of Bury St Edmunds healthcare provider ClarkeCare, with a Small Business Sunday award at his annual #SBS networking event

Bury St Edmunds business owner meets Dragons

A Bury St Edmunds-based healthcare business was thrust into the limelight last month by retail tycoon and former Dragon’s Den star Theo Paphitis.

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Craft Academy apprentices Nancy Nangle and Dan Scott

Brewery’s apprenticeship venture crafts new talent

Apprentices at Greene King are crafting their own beer in a new venture.

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A Chopard happy diamonds teddy pendant valued at �700-900

Free jewellery valuation day in Bury St Edmunds

People in Bury St Edmunds are being given the opportunity to have their jewellery valued free of charge today.

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Opening of Dannii's Diner in Brandon

Stunt family open Brandon diner in Dannii’s name

A motorcycle stunt family have added a special thrill to the grand opening of a new business.

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Alder Tree Farm's  Louise Petterson, Stephany Hardingham and Sarah Nunn with their award winning ice creams

Creeting St Mary ice cream company scoops co-op award

Family-owned ice cream producer Alder Tree Farm has been voted East of England Co-op’s Suffolk Supplier of the Year 2017.

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Thorntons, Bury St Edmunds, is closing

Thorntons in Bury St Edmunds is closing

Chocolate gifts and treats shop Thorntons has confirmed it will be closing its Bury St Edmunds store after Easter.

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West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock

MP invites nominations for ‘best curry house’

MP Matt Hancock is seeking nominations for the best curry house in West Suffolk.

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Andrew Daniels with the picture presented to him for 25 years service at Howard Nurseries. Pictured are, from left, David Howard, Timothy Easton, Andrew Daniels and Christine Howard

Howard Nurseries in Wortham recognise plantsman Andrew’s 25 years service

Plantsman Andrew Daniels has been recognised for 25 years with Howard Nurseries in Wortham.

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Members of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce outside the Treasury just before they met Jane Ellison MP, financial secretary to the Treasury

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce meets Financial Secretary to the Treasury over concerns of local businesses

Members of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce have been lobbying Government over issues affecting their members especially that of business rates revaluation.

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Neil Williamson, chief executive of Jardine Motors Group

Jardine Group buys Bury St Edmunds dealership

Jardine Motors Group has increased its BMW and Mini footprint with the purchase of Carrs BMW dealership in Bury St Edmunds.

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Dave Harris launched Harris's Hog Roast in October 2016. Submitted photo.

Redundancy gave Gislingham man ‘food for thought’ with new venture

A Gislingham man has battled back from the disappointment of redundancy to realise his dream of starting his own business.

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Ross O'Hara, Greene King brewer, with Charlie Long, Wimbledon brewer

Wombles’ new beer with Greene King

Suffolk-based brewer Greene King has partnered with London’s Wimbledon Brewery for the first time to brew a new cask beer.

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A-boards: At least Bury St Edmunds hasn't got as bad as North Street, Chichester, in 2013

Councils’ A-boards warning to businesses in Bury St Edmunds

Councils are warning businesses in Bury St Edmunds to bring their use of advertisement ‘A’ boards ‘under control’ or they will be at risk of enforcement action.

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