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Time limit set for Stowmarket cemetery tidy up

Relatives of people buried in a Stowmarket cemetery are being given until February 2018 to remove ornaments from in front of graves.

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Burst water main causes chaos in Thetford

Work is set to continue after a burst water main caused chaos in Thetford today.

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A rescue operation is taking place to save thousands of fish after the river level of the River Stour in Sudbury dropped suddenly. Photo by Tim Ranson ANL-161125-153939001

Remarkable photos show water level drop on River Stour, Sudbury

Photos taken by Sudbury photographer Tim Ranson show the incredible drop in water level on the River Stour.

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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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‘Green lung’ at The Butts is up for sale

The piece of land known as The Butts off Cullum Road next to Holywater Meadows in Bury St Edmunds is up for sale.

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Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Britain’s beaches are getting cleaner, following the introduction of the 5p plastic bag tax.

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Jack Haward removes the clock face from St Mary's Church, Badwell Ash, while his father Ian guides things from the ground
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Badwell Ash’s church clock restoration by family who have cared for Big Ben

Villagers in Badwell Ash have bid a temporary goodbye to their church clock but it is in expert hands.

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Video: Bury St Edmunds station’s £1 million makeover finished

Bury St Edmunds rail station has been returned to its former glory thanks to a £1 million restoration programme.

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UPDATED: MoD confirms ‘no interest’ in RAF Mildenhall after USAF leaves

Following yesterday’s confusion, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed it will have no interest in RAF Mildenhall after the USAF leaves in 2023.

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FEATURE: Stepping stones to create Suffolk’s ‘living landscapes’

Imagine a Suffolk where wildlife flourishes in the countryside, villages and towns. Where children grow up inspired by the sights and sounds of nature and where people live happier, healthier lives.

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A 2004 artists impression of how SnOasis would look

UPDATED: SnOasis plan submitted on the day its five-year deadline ran out

A detailed planning application to build a ‘Center Parcs on Ice’ in an old quarry hangs in the balance as planning officers check if a valid application was made on time.

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Clay Hall House, luxury Bed and Breakfast business which has seen a boom in trade due to falling pound etc.

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Tourism revival is helped by Brexit blues

Acton bed and breakfast owner Simon Oldfield was braced for a big downturn in business after Brexit - but instead his business is booming.

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The proposed new site for a solar farm at Ingham is further away from Culford Road (Google Maps) ANL-160305-113628001

Revised plan for Ingham solar farm moves solar panels ‘out of sight’

A new planning application has been made for a solar farm near Ingham near a site on which a larger installation was refused because of its visual impact.

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Consultation is underway on new plan to prioritise Suffolk’s potholes

A new road repair plan will see larger potholes on major roads in Suffolk getting priority.

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Free events in Diss, Harleston and Thetford hope to get residents ‘switched on’ for money saving

Diss, Thetford and District Citizens Advice is hoping to get people ‘switched on’ to cutting their energy bills as the winter months approach.

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Some of Great Whelneatham's highways problems, lights hidden by trees, blocked drains and faulty lights ANL-161020-165318001

Suffolk County Council urged to listen to parishes over road repairs

A parish council chairman has accused Suffolk County Council of ‘not listening’ when they report road problems.

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Great Whelnetham’s parish chairman urges developers to show Roman finds

The chairman of a parish council has appealed to developers to share archeological finds with people living around a controversial site.

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Wood Fair weekend at Ickworth House. Pictured is William Dunlop, 4. 

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PICTURES: Ickworth’s wood and craft fair is a cut above

The Ickworth estate’s popular wood and craft fair proved it was a cut above after attracting thousands of visitors over the weekend.

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No generation gap for two of Bury’s Waste Not heroes

This month our Waste Not Bury St Edmunds campaign puts the spotlight on two of the town’s most enthusiastic recyclers.

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Ickworth Church Harvest service

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Young growers at Ickworth Park Primary School help Ickworth Church Harvest Festival flourish

Butternut squash, risotto and roasted Mediterranean vegetables were served up for lunch on Tuesday. But this was not gourmet dining out, this was school dinners at Ickworth Park Primary School.

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