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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn set to attend Burston Strike School Rally

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will be attending this Sunday’s Burston Strike School Rally, it has been confirmed.

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Anger over changes to car park walkway in Bury St Edmunds

Alterations to parking in the car park at St Andrew’s Street has led to an outcry after the council created extra spaces.

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Leaders: Devolution deal will bring power closer to home

Suffolk’s council leaders say devolution would not only see millions of pounds flow into the region, but offer East Anglia the chance to shape its future - away from the grasp of Westminster.

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Council takes legal action after travellers pitch up on Moreton Hall land

Council bosses are taking legal action to remove a group of travellers from land on Moreton Hall, in Bury St Edmunds.

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Norfolk-Suffolk devolution referendum demand as only 2,000 take part in consultation so far

Norfolk-Suffolk devolution referendum demand as only 2,000 take part in consultation so far

It’s an issue that has been taxing politicians for months, but barely one in 800 people has so far commented on devolution proposals for Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Should West Suffolk taxi drivers complete course before getting licence?

The West Suffolk councils are asking people to give their views on whether current and future taxi drivers should have a qualification before being given a licence.

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BREAKING NEWS: ‘Sighting’ reported in RAF Marham abduction investigation

Two men matching the descriptions of those wanted in connection with the attempted abduction of a serviceman near RAF Marham are reported to have been seen in Essex.

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Deborah Cadman appointed to oversee Mid Suffolk and Babergh district councils

Deborah Cadman has been brought in to keep watch over Mid Suffolk and Babergh District Councils while they look to replace outgoing chief executive Charlie Adan.

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VIDEO: ‘Don’t approach Marham abduction suspects if you see them’ - police

Detectives investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman near RAF Marham last week have warned the public not to approach two men wanted in connection with the attack.

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Norfolk agrees to take in 50 refugees

Members of Norfolk County Council have today voted overwhelmingly to accept 50 vulnerable Syrian refugees into the county.

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Council rejects ‘bias’ claim over Norfolk-Suffolk devolution plan

Council rejects ‘bias’ claim over Norfolk-Suffolk devolution plan

A bid to force council officials to give the public more information about devolution proposals for Norfolk and Suffolk has been rejected today.

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MARHAM ABDUCTION LATEST: Attacker may have ‘visible facial injury’ - police

Detectives investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman near RAF Marham last week say one of the suspects may have a facial injury as a result of the incident.

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Military police patrol close to RAF Marham in Norfolk, after a serviceman was threatened with a knife near to the base. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 21, 2016. Officers were on patrol around RAF Marham on Wednesday evening after he was threatened with the blade. See PA story POLICE Serviceman. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA Wire EMN-160721-132136001

LATEST: Marham abduction detectives set up witness hotline

Detectives investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman near RAF Marham yesterday afternoon have set up a dedicated hotline for anyone with information to come forward.

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VIDEO: RAF Marham ‘kidnap’ serviceman left “very shaken” by ordeal

A serviceman who was targeted in a suspected attempted abduction near RAF Marham yesterday is said to have been left “very shaken” by his ordeal.

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Police seal off a section of Ladywood Road close to RAF Marham in Norfolk, after a serviceman was threatened with a knife near to the base. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 21, 2016. Officers were on patrol around RAF Marham on Wednesday evening after he was threatened with the blade. See PA story POLICE Serviceman. Photo credit should read: Sam Russell/PA Wire EMN-160721-132319001

Marham serviceman targeted in ‘attempted abduction’- armed men on the loose

Detectives investigating an incident in which a serviceman was threatened with a knife near RAF Marham yesterday have confirmed they are treating it as an attempted abduction.

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‘Bias’ claim over Norfolk-Suffolk devolution consultation

‘Bias’ claim over Norfolk-Suffolk devolution consultation

Consultation leaflets on the proposed devolution settlement for Norfolk and Suffolk are “limited and biased”, a councillor has claimed.

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‘Business as usual’ for MP amid job row

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District councils asks landowners to consider allowing development on their land

With a need for thousands of new homes to be built in the region Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are asking landowners throughout the districts thinking of allowing development on their land to get in contact with the councils.

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Theresa May and the other prime ministers who were never elected

Opposition parties have called for a snap general election after Theresa May has been named Britain’s next Prime Minister without a democratic vote from the public.

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South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss appointed Justice Secretary

South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss has been appointed as Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor by the new prime minister, Theresa May.

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