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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.

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.

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.

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.

Members of the West Suffolk Cancer Support group with their �2,000 cheque for My Wish Charity

Cancer support group gives £2k to West Suffolk Hospital charity

Heart-shaped cushions have helped raised thousands of pounds for the West Suffolk Hospital charity.

Ipswich Crown Court

Woman, 28, found guilty of assaulting man at Stowmarket pub - with a glass

A woman has been found guilty of attacking a customer at a Stowmarket pub.

Ipswich Crown Court

Bury St Edmunds man had £400 of cocaine under hat

A man took off his hat to reveal to police officers that he was carrying cocaine with a street value of more than £400, a court has heard.

Police news

Witness appeal after ram-raid at Lakenheath bank

Police are appealing for information after a cashpoint machine was stolen from Lloyds Bank in Lakenheath this morning.

From the left, Finds Liaison Officer for Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service, Alex Bliss,  Diane Hind, Treasurer of The Friends of Moyses Hall Museum,  Cliff Hind, Chairman of The Friends of Moyses Hall Museum, St Edmundsbury Borough Council Portfolio Holder for Leisure, Culture and Heritage, Cllr Joanna Rayner, St Edmundsbury Borough Council Heritage Officer, Alex McWhirter.

Rolling Stone’s finds join treasure at Bury’s Moyse’s Hall Museum

Treasures gathered by a Rolling Stone are part of a new exhibition now on at Moyse’s Hall Museum.

A blaze has destroyed a furniture store in Bacton. Photo: Andrew Martin.

UPDATED/PICTURES: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it’ - owner reacts to devastating fire at Bacton furniture store

The owner of the Finbows Furnishers says that the building is a “total loss” in spite of the efforts of 12 fire crews.

Work by Thetford Grammar School pupils is on display in an art and design technology exhibition at the Methodist Church in Tanner Street

Art exhibition at Thetford church

An impressive collection of student art work, featuring everything from monsters to still life, is currently on show in Thetford.

Jeremy Medley, chef and operations director at ICE, with Simon Brown, founder of FamilyCarersNet, and Nic Pandolfi, presenter of the Quick Food for Carers show

Meal cheats for family carers filmed at Rougham cooking school

A weekly cooking show which aims to help family carers prepare quick, tasty meals has been filmed at the Rougham-based ICE Cook School.

Greater Anglia trains

Free Armed Forces Day train travel for active service personnel and veterans

Greater Anglia is supporting Armed Forces Day with free travel tomorrow for active service personnel and veterans.

Fire news

Fire on Barnham Cross Common

Firefighters put out a fire on Barnham Cross Common yesterday.

Phil Stittle from West Suffolk College presents Employee of the Year 2016 to Amanda Bloomfield from the Gatrehouse charity

Rewarding a special employee

Employees who make the effort to go the extra mile can be worth their weight in gold to their employer, colleagues and customers.

Ipswich Crown Court

Sex abuse allegations for Alpheton harpist

One of the world’s most renowned harpists, who has played privately for the Royal family, has appeared in court accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy.

The Royal Norfolk Show Norwich Thursday June 30th 2016
Clive Delamore from Terrington St Clement with his British Whites, also in pic Angela Hamilton

Thousands set to flock to Royal Norfolk Show

It’s show time in Norfolk next week as the biggest event on the county calendar goes live on Wednesday and Thursday with two full days of action and entertainment.

Albert Crescent hosts a street party to remember murdered MP Jo Coxs message of unity

Communities unite for ‘Great Get Together’

From street parties to littler picks and bake offs to barbecues, the weekend saw communities celebrate the Great Get Together in honour of murdered MP Jo Cox.

Dog fouling sign in Bury St Edmunds

Appeal to dog owners in Bury St Edmunds

People are being encouraged to clear up after their dogs following a recent spate of dog mess on a Bury St Edmunds estate.

The Station Road site marked in red, Rabbit Hill Covert in yellow and Briscoe Way in orange with RAF Lakenheath's main runway on the right of the picture 
Map: Googlemaps

Lakenheath housing plans halted

Two controversial planning applications in Lakenheath have been put on hold by the Communities Secretary.

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