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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Suffolk Age UK to axe two day services in Bury St Edmunds after ‘decline in demand’

A charity facing funding cuts is to axe two Bury St Edmunds services for older people and those with dementia following a decline in demand.

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This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week, 42 years ago, the Birmingham Pub Bombings took place. On November 21, 1974, bombs were planted in two Birmingham pubs – the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town. The explosions killed 21 people and injured 182 others.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Town Centre Working group appoints specialists to take Bury St Edmunds into the future

Consultants have been appointed to help design a vision for the future of Bury St Edmunds town centre.

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Consultation for Sudbury’s new bus station goes live as full application submitted

You can now comment on the full application for a new bus station in Sudbury to be built on the Girling Street Car Park site.

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Mums campaign for cycle path between Elmswell and Woolpit

Two mums have joined a new campaign for a cycle path so their children can cycle to see each other.

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Last rites pronounced on Norfolk-Suffolk devolution deal

Devolution for Norfolk is dead – at least in its present form.

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Director of children’s services in Norfolk resigns after ‘slow improvement’

The director of children’s services at Norfolk County Council has stepped down, just over a year after he took on the role permanently.

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LATEST: West Norfolk Council rejects devolution

West Norfolk councillors have emphatically rejected devolution proposals at a meeting in King’s Lynn tonight.

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Norfolk councillor condemns devolution as ‘fiscal recklessness’ ahead of key votes

A Norfolk county councillor has condemned devolution proposals covering the borough as “fiscal recklessness” ahead of crucial council votes on the issue.

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New Labour MEP for the East of England is announced

Alex Mayer has today been confirmed as the new Labour Member of the European Parliament for the East of England.

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South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon cracks joke about ‘left behind, fat, middle-aged, white men’ at Prime Minister’s Questions

There was a light-hearted moment at Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon when South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon made a joke about “fat, middle-aged, white men” being left behind by society.

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Woolpit’s Neighbourhood Plan moves on a pace as hundreds of homes proposed for village

Woolpit village is girding itself for potential planning battles as it prepares its Neighbourhood Plan which will give greater control about how the village grows.

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West Suffolk councils prepare to take part in national #OurDay tweetathon

The West Suffolk councils will be taking part in a national 24-hour Twitter event tomorrow.

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Devolution deal ‘not analysed properly’, says Swaffham councillor

Analysis of the proposed devolution settlement on offer to Norfolk and Suffolk has been inadequate, a county councillor has claimed.

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Norfolk and Suffolk councils to decide on Devolution this month

Over the next two weeks 12 councils across Norfolk and Suffolk and the New Anglia LEP will be asked to formally agree to become part of a Mayoral Combined authority for the two counties.

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Donald Trump wins White House race: here’s how he could be a successful President

Donald Trump wins White House race: here’s how he could be a successful President

Donald Trump is now President-Elect of the United States of America. Here’s how he could be a successful President.

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Supreme Court Brexit appeal questioned by South Suffolk MP

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge yesterday asked the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis MP, to withdraw the Government’s appeal to the Supreme Court, after it was decided Article 50 would have to go through Parliament.

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