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UPDATED: Man arrested in connection with Corrie information bailed

Police have bailed a 26-year-old man arrested today on suspicion of attempting to pervert the course of justice as part of the continuing Corrie McKeague missing person investigation.

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The car park sign at West Suffolk Hospital. Picture submitted.

West Suffolk Hospital sign gives mixed messages

A sign at West Suffolk Hospital has been causing confusion for motorists.

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Prime Minister praises West Suffolk College after it wins accolade

Prime Minister praises West Suffolk College after it wins accolade

The Prime Minister Theresa May has praised West Suffolk College after it scooped a top award for an innovative project combining maths, art, religion and science.

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Original Status Quo drummer John Coghlan (centre) with Redgrave-based rock band Walkway. Submitted photo.

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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Anti waste campaigner Karen Cannard

Bury St Edmunds recycling guru voted into top 10 of power list

Recycling guru Karen Cannard has been voted into the top 10 of the 100 movers and shakers in the waste and resources movement.

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Check your cat's food

Pets at Home recalls own-brand catfood

A pet superstore chain has had to recall its own-brand cat food after reports of it causing vitamin deficiency in the animals.

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Medequip staff Michael Bryant and John Elgie are joined by (left to right) Rowan Procter, chief nurse at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Jan Thomas, chief contracts officer at NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG and NHS West Suffolk CCG, and Lisa Nobes, chief nurse at The Ipswich Hospital Trust to launch the Return Recycle Reuse NHS equipment campaign

Appeal for return of unused NHS community equipment in Suffolk

Residents are being urged to return their unused NHS equipment this month.

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Dora Leeder opens the new suite of beds with Stephen Dunn, chief executive of West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

West Suffolk Hospital opens new suite of beds at Bury St Edmunds care home

A new suite of beds has opened at a Bury St Edmunds care home to offer rehabilitation to medically-fit hospital patients.

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The man in a black hoody the police still need to trace. In the picture on the right he was passing Cornhill Walk at 5.18am on September 24

Video issued of last two Corrie witnesses police seek from CCTV

Police searching for missing airman Corrie McKeague today issued CCTV footage of the last two potential witnesses seen in the Brentgovel Street area at about the time he disappeared.

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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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Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash.

Man and woman killed in collision in Cambridgeshire village

A man and a woman have died in a collision in a Cambridgeshire village.

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Richard and Sarah Pitkin

Stowmarket deaths: Police treat death of woman as murder

Detectives investigating the deaths of a couple in Stowmarket are treating one of the deaths as murder following post-mortem examinations.

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School places.

One in six children miss out on secondary school places

The Good Schools Guide has predicted that more than 90,000 children in England will miss out on their first choice school on March 1, ‘National Offers Day’.

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Babergh District Council is moving to Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Face to face contact is sacrosanct says Babergh leader ahead of move

The leader of Babergh District Council has said that any local resident who continues to need face-to-face contact with the authority will continue to receive it.

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Stone curlew adult near nest and eggs, Breckland, Norfolk.
Picture: Chris Gomersall RSPB

Stone-curlew project looks to have secured their future in the Brecks

Stone-curlews could have a sustainable population within five years, conservationists believe, partly thanks to Brecks farmers.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Crowfield man denies alleged firearms offence

A man has appeared in court charged in connection with an alleged firearms offence in Crowfield.

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Site for a proposed 100-lorry stop beside the A14 at Risby
Map: Google Earth

Plan for new A14 lorry stop at Risby

A planning application for a new lorry stop by the A14 at Risby will be considered by St Edmundsbury’s Development Control Committee on Thursday.

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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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The site off Green Road, Woolpit, where an application for 49 homes has been made.
Map: Google Earth

County resist Woolpit homes over school capacity fears

A decision on a controversial plan for homes in Woolpit has been deferred after a last minute report said the village school would not cope.

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