Alleged computer hacker given permission to challenge extradition to US

Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love has won permission to challenge his extradition to the United States.

Beckie Egan, John De Luca and Rosalyn Smith will be taking part in the Halstead and Essex Marathon on May 7 to raise funds for the Ben Wragge Skate Park

Trio hope to go the distance for Ben’s skatepark

A number of fund-raising events are due to take place in the coming months in memory of 13-year-old Ben Wragge.

Why not join the women already signed up to take part in this year's Girls Night Out in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Add your bunny ears to St Nicholas Hospice Care’s Girls Night Out

More than 100 women have already signed up for a popular moonlight walk in aid of a vital charity - with organisers appealing for more to join them.

Theresa May

Reaction to Prime Minister Theresa May’s snap General Election

Politicians in the area are giving their reaction to Theresa May’s decision to call a snap General Election on June 8.

Alex Till

Chief executive of MENTA is a finalist for top award

The chief executive of MENTA has been announced as a finalist for a top accolade.

Laura Rawlings, contract manager for community equipment services at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, and Tom Danski and Michael Bryant from Medequip's Bury St Edmunds depot

Over 8,500 NHS items returned in month-long campaign in Suffolk

More than 8,500 community healthcare items have been handed back to the NHS during a month long campaign in Suffolk.

Camps Road, Haverhill
An elderly woman who was walking to church was pushed over and robbed of her handbag by a man aged in his 20s.

Picture Mark Westley

Woman, 76, describes moment she was targeted by robber as she walked to church

A 76-year-old woman has described the moment she was targeted by a robber who stole her handbag and shoved her into a road as she walked to church.

Feature: St Benedicts School in Bury ST Edmunds

Pictured: Chris Burrell (Long Standing Staff), Jack Ginell (Long Standing Staff and head of 6th Form), Head Kate Pereira and Business Manager Christine

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

FEATURE: A golden milestone for St Benedict’s Catholic School

Fifty years ago a new secondary school opened in Bury St Edmunds. It had just 89 pupils and part of it was still a building site.

Tim Page is running the London Marathon in aid of Suffolk West Citizens Advice in Bury ST Edmunds

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Marathon and concert in aid of Suffolk West Citizens Advice

Suffolk West Citizens Advice has organised a concert as part of a series of fund-raisers in aid of the charity with one supporter even making his marathon debut.

Castle Manor Academy students at the 49th West Riding Division memorial at Ypres

Haverhill students see the battlefields and cemeteries of World War One

History students from Haverhill’s Castle Manor Academy have been reflecting on the experiences of war after visiting the World War One battlefields in France and Belgium.

Launch of Girls Night Out (St Nicholas Hospice Care). Ladies dressed in pink and bunny ears formed one big bunny ears

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Bunny ears at the ready as hospice’s biggest fund-raiser returns

Grab your best pyjamas and join a Girls Night Out with a difference – all in the name of a good cause.

Consultants, nurses, specialist nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, rehabilitation assistants and administrative staff who work on the stroke ward at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

West Suffolk Hospital receives a top rating for stroke services

Stroke services at West Suffolk Hospital are continuing to improve according to national statistics.

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yopey - millie eddy with st peter's house resident

FEATURE: Warmth that comes with a little help from their friends

There was something about newspapers two decades ago that made journalist Tony Gearing uncomfortable.

Students from Haverhill's  Castle Manor Academy ready for their litter pick

Haverhill academy joins in Great British Spring Clean

Students from Castle Manor Academy joined forces with the town’s community ambassadors to take part in Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean.

Students at Samuel Ward Academy don colourful costumes to celebrate World Book Day

Pupils in Haverhill celebrate World Book Day

Haverhill pupils at schools in the Samuel Ward Academy Trust enjoyed a range of page-turning activities to celebrate World Book Day.

The Addis-Wisdom toothbrush machine Haverhill's history groups want to bring home. Note the toothbrush head in the machine on the left waiting for its bristles to be inserted into holes that were drilled on the right.side of the machine

Bid to return toothbrush machine to Haverhill

Crime news.

Police appeal after man approaches Haverhill children

A man who twice approached children on their way to school in Haverhill is being sought by police.
Two 12-year-old boys were approached by a man on Tuesday February 21 , between 8.15am and 8.30am in Chalkstone Way.

Launch of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People's Great British Dog Walk

Canine capers as four-legged friends sniff out route for Great British Dog Walk

There were canine capers at Ickworth Park this week as four-legged participants sniffed out the route for the Great British Dog Walk, ahead of the annual event on May 7.

The Atkinsons Action Horses from the BBC's Poldark

Countdown begins to the Suffolk Show

Organisers of the Suffolk Show are preparing an action-packed programme with some new features for the celebration of the county’s heritage.

Ipswich Crown Court

Man jailed after cannabis found at farm in Stradishall told to hand over extra cash

A judge has agreed that a man jailed after cannabis was found at a farm in Stradishall should hand over an extra £2,935.

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