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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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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.

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Great Heath students with fire safety team Shirley Brame, Mick Lowe and Susan Briggs.
 Picture Mark Westley

Children in Forest Heath learn ‘crucial’ life lessons

Hundreds of children have learnt vital life skills after taking part in a series of activities at Mildenhall Stadium.

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Police are releasing CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to after a taxi driver was robbed in Beck Row

CCTV images released after taxi driver robbed in Beck Row

Police are releasing CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to after a taxi driver was robbed in Beck Row.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Girl, 18, attacked teenage cyclist with metal bar in Bury, court told

An 18-year-old girl from Red Lodge attacked a teenage cyclist with a metal bar, a court has heard.

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Accident.

Man and woman killed in collision in Cambridgeshire village

A man and a woman have died in a collision in a Cambridgeshire village.

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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.

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Eastbourne

Burglary and attempted burglaries at business premises in Newmarket and Mildenhall

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a business premises in Newmarket.

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Rail

Rail services cancelled due to repair works between Bury St Edmunds and Ely

Rail services between Ipswich and Peterborough are being cancelled or disrupted today due to emergency engineering work.

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Dr David Egan, a GP from Debenham and a Suffolk clinical commissioning group member, at Woolpit Health Centre where part of the film was shot.

VIDEO: Short film encourages patients to use pharmacies to reduce pressures on NHS

A short film has been produced to encourage residents to make greater use of pharmacies to help reduce the burden on NHS services.

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The scene of the crash on the A14 at Newmarket. Photo: @roadpolicebch

UPDATE: Driver suffers “very serious” leg injuries in two lorry crash on A14 at Newmarket

A man has been rescued from the cab of a lorry after he was trapped following a collision on the A14 near Newmarket this morning.

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Police

Masked men threaten staff during terrifying robbery at Newmarket bookmakers

Staff were threatened by two men, on with a crowbar, during a robbery at a bookmakers in Newmarket yesterday.

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The scene of the crash on the A14 at Newmarket. Photo: @roadpolicebch

Long delays on A14 and in Newmarket after very serious lorry crash

A serious collision involving two lorries is blocking the A14 at Newmarket this morning, Thursday January 12.

Transport
Paul Rayner, chairman of the My WiSH Charity's special events committee, with son Thomas Rayner; Sarah Wightman, from Revel Outdoors; Chris Lockwood, member of the special events committee, and charity mascot Dr Edmund ANL-170501-154321001

Fund-raisers encouraged to sign up for cycle event in aid of West Suffolk Hospital

Fund-raisers are being encouraged to use pedal power in a cycle event in aid of West Suffolk Hospital.

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New SULSAR member Andy Pearson with chairman Andy King ANL-161216-122341001

Masters in the art of searching

Posting about missing airman Corrie McKeague on his Facebook group was not enough for Andy Pearson.

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Fire & Rescue News.

Busy start to the year for firefighters in Suffolk

Firefighters have had a busy start to the year after they were called to several emergencies in the early hours of this morning.

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Prima Dance Academy, in Bury St Edmunds, visited four care homes ANL-161220-140357001

Young people showcase their festive spirit

Young people across west Suffolk have been spreading festive cheer in their communities.

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VIDEO: Hamish the hedgehog on the mend thanks to Newmarket school pupils

Tiny Hamish the hedgehog knew what he was doing when he sought sanctuary in a Newmarket school because he got taken to the Animal Welfare Centre in the school grounds where he is being looked after by animal care students.

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Forest Heath District Council Offices in Mildenhall ANL-151017-195951009

Forest Heath’s District plan ready for public consultation

A long-awaited plan to give control over growth in Forest Heath’s communities for the next 15 years will soon be out for public consultation.

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Olly Murs

Olly Murs announces Newmarket Racecourse date

Chart-topping pop sensation and ‘Troublemaker’ Olly Murs will be headlining Newmarket Nights on Friday August 18 2017 it was announced today.

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