Man challenged after walking into Mildenhall home

Police are appealing for information after a resident challenged a man who entered their home in Mildenhall yesterday morning.

Chris Merchant, also known as Blerch

Mildenhall Sainsbury’s backs Blerch Sporting Foundation

The Blerch Sporting Foundation has been chosen by Mildenhall Sainsbury’s customers to be the store’s Local Charity of the Year.

Mildenhall's disappearing zebra crossing in Queensway

The case of Mildenhall’s disappearing zebra

Installing a pedestrian crossing in Mildenhall proved not to be a black and white issue.

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Woman kicked as she fights off bag snatchers in Mildenhall

A woman was kicked in the stomach as she fought off two men trying to steal her bag at the weekend.

Shawn Novell has had to throw out carpets after his home was flooded by a burst water main.
Picture Mark Westley

Fourth flood hits Mildenhall family home

A father says his family needs rehousing after a burst water main meant their home was flooded for the fourth time in two years.

The taxis lined up at West Suffolk Crematorium led by Mark Apicella's restored Passat which he bought off John 'Tilly' Till

Mildenhall taxi tribute to Tilly

Mildenhall’s taxi drivers turned out in force to say the final goodbye to one of their longest serving colleagues.

THRILLER: Speedway action from Mildenhall as Fen Tigers extended their unbeaten home run

Fen Tigers hold on to unbeaten home record in last heat thriller

A stunning last heat decider saw the Mildenhall Fen Tigers maintain their unbeaten home record, whilst inflicting the first defeat of the league season on table topping Eastbourne.

KEEN TO RETURN: Gino Manzares (red helmet) hopes to return to these shores

Manzares puts in strong claim for return to UK

Gino Manzares is hoping to have put himself back in the shop window for a return to racing in Britain, after impressing in two challenge matches for the USA.

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Work on new crossing will close A1101 at Mildenhall

Work on a new zebra crossing on the A1101 at Kingsway, Mildenhall, will result in overnight road closures next week.

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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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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.

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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.

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