Powercut hits 673 homes around Mildenhall on hottest day of year

With temperatures soaring on Sunday, 673 homes in the Mildenhall area could not even turn on a fan as a fault in an underground cable cut electricity.

Can you look after would-be guidedogs for 10 weeks while they are trained?

Volunteers needed in Mildenhall to care for trainee guide dogs

Guide Dogs for the Blind is seeking people in Mildenhall who can give a dog a home while it is in training.

James Waters and John Griffiths, leaders of Forest Heath District and St Edmundsbury Borough Councils

Public engagement over single council proposals for West Suffolk

Plans for a single council for West Suffolk are moving forward with a draft business case set to be road tested in a public engagement exercise.

HOME COMFORTS: Mildenhall had the home advantage against Frinton

Crucial second win for Mildenhall in Premier League to give them belief


EAGER: Pippa thrilled by spot

England under-19s spot for eager rounders player

When Pippa Palmer first picked up a rounders bat at the age of nine, she fell in love with the game.

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Beacon House, Coroners Court in Ipswich

Motocross rider died after colliding with tree in Tuddenham, inquest told

A motocross rider died on a track at Tuddenham after colliding with a tree, an inquest has been told.

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Heavy rain forces draw for Mildenhall in Premier League

Heavy rain significantly shortened Mildenhall’s East Anglian Premier League match against Copdock and Old Ipswichians, forcing a draw.

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James Waters and John Griffiths. Picture Mark Westley.

Next steps agreed for single council plans for West Suffolk

Leading councillors have agreed that plans to create a single council for West Suffolk should be explored.

Some of the members of the 'Wobbly Sausage Biker Gang' who plan to ride from Lakenheath to Land's End using back roads

Long way south for biker gang

Lakenheath to Land’s End in Cornwall on an August bank holiday weekend might be a normal drive for some but for Ben Di-Giulio’s charity bike ride he has opted to take a slightly different route.

Lyle Hutley celebrated his birthday with fa\mily and friends at three dinners.

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Mildenhall thief steals regiment’s 100th birthday gift to Burma Railway veteran

The determination that got Lyle Hutley through years in a Japanese prison camp surfaced again when a thief stole a special gift on the eve of his 100th birthday.

A view of the plaza leading to the hub's central public access
Picture by Concertus

Mildenhall Hub planning application goes in

Forest Heath has taken a step closer to becoming one of the few places in the country with its community and leisure services under one roof.

West Suffolk House

West Suffolk councils to recruit extra staff to prevent and deal with homelessness

Councils in west Suffolk are to recruit extra staff to prevent and deal with homelessness in response to rising numbers as well as major changes to legislation and benefits.

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Ken and Carol Thompson, right, with long serving Bussens & Parkin staff Chris Orford, Caroline Parker, Ben Richardson, Sam Torbuck, Terry Cook and Mike Staley
Picture Mark Westley

Century old Mildenhall business is back under old ownership

A landmark on the Mildenhall business scene has been taken over once again by its former owner.

West Suffolk House, in Bury St Edmunds.
 Picture by Mark Westley.

Two become one? St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath look to form single council

St Edmundsbury Borough and Forest Heath District Councils are looking to create a single authority for west Suffolk.

SARS responders celebrate 45th year of service

Medical charity marks 45 years of giving aid

An accident and rescue service celebrated its 45th birthday this week.

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Suffolk County Council elections count at Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre on May 5, 2017

RESULTS: County council elections

Voters in Suffolk, once again, showed overwhelming support for the Conservatives in last week’s county council elections.

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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.

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Motocross biker dies after colliding with tree in Tuddenham

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision involving a motocross biker in Tuddenham yesterday.

Competitors Noah Kline, Benn Hobbs, Andrew Varghees, Reece Bright and Joshua Dove with their rocket cars

Winning trip to Bloodhound is rocket science

A new generation of rocket engineers gathered at Mildenhall College Academy on Wednesday to take part in a national competition.

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