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Updated: Police looking for Corrie McKeague conclude landfill site search

The family of missing airman Corrie McKeague have spoken of their ‘lifelong debt of gratitude’ to police, after a search at a landfill site ended today.

Joan Cawcutt, of Brockdish, who died in a road accident in Wattisfield on Saturday, December 9.

‘The most kindest and gentlest soul’ – tributes paid to woman killed in Wattisfield crash

The family of a woman killed in a road accident in Wattisfield at the weekend have paid tribute to her – describing her as ‘the most kindest and gentlest soul you could ever hope to meet’.

Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

School transport consultation launches today

A public consultation has been launched today into the controversial plans to transform school transport services in Suffolk.

Auction lots 
Photos Lucy Taylor Photography

Rare Beatles image taken by Bury St Edmunds photographer in charity auction

A rare photograph of the Beatles which saw the Fab Four pose with an unsuspecting man sleeping on a park bench is among the star lots of an online auction.

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra will be performing at Nowton Park next summer

Jools Holland announced as ‘Nowton Nights’ headline

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra will be performing at Nowton Park next year, as part of three ‘Nowton Nights’.

Ipswich Crown Court

Man denies being armed with a hammer in Stowmarket

A man alleged to have been armed with a hammer in Stowmarket will go on trial next year.

Imogen Cutler with her snowman named Edmund in a picture from Robin Cutler.

SLIDESHOW: Blanket of snow creates picturesque scenes

The blanket of snow yesterday created picturesque scenes and hours of fun for children across West Suffolk.

Police appeal after burglary

Police appeal after Great Livermere burglary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Great Livermere over the weekend.

Kasabian will be performing at Forest Live 2018

Kasabian to play at Thetford Forest as part of Forest Live 2018

Popular rock band Kasabian have announced that they will be performing as part of the Forest Live summer concert series next summer.

West Stow, Suffolk. Festive Forest Challenge to raise money for St Nicholas Hospice Care - half marathon and 10km run and walk.


Hundreds turn out for Festive Forest Challenge

Elves, Santas and tinsel-wearing fund-raisers wearing were joined by a running Christmas present for a charity challenge on Saturday.

Police appeal after burglary

Burglars target three properties in Thetford

There was a spate of burglaries in Thetford last week, with three addresses being targetted.

Yvonne Harbutt  from Rougham Nursery is offering a recycling service for xmas tree customers.
Picture Mark Westley

Nursery offers tree recycling service

A Rougham nursery is offering customers who buy Christmas trees from them the opportunity to have them recycled once the seasonal festivities are over.

Chris Withers with the Ferrari 308 GTB he hopes to bring back to its former glory and use on the trip

Charity drive across Europe for Walsham le Willows motor man

If people go to a Greek island they usually travel by plane, but one man from Walsham le Willows fancied something a little different.

Sally Cotton and Robbie Foulger are Trip Batt's longest serving staff

Stanton garden shop on the move after decades

A country business which has employed hundreds of local people since it began shortly after Word War Two, is on the move.

Betty Ranson, 87, dropped in after learning about the fair at her fitness class

Hundreds attend older person’ information fair in Bury St Edmunds

Around 500 people attended Bury St Edmunds’ first information fair for older people.

The newly branded car featuring Green Duck's new look

Green Duck in Bury St Edmunds acquires a new business and gains a new look

IT, software and business training company Green Duck has taken on a new look as well as acquiring software development company SourceCodeStudio.

Abbeygate Cinema had a Dementia-Friendly Screening of White Christmas

Pictured: Andrea Holmes (Marketing Manager), Cllr Patrick Chung, Terry Clements (mayor), Client and Carer, Elaine Channen (Gatehouse) and Vivianne Clements

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Festive fun at film screening

Abbeygate Cinema threw an afternoon of festive fun for dementia-sufferers and their carers on Monday, with a dementia-friendly screening of White Christmas.

Alan Brown, president of Bury Abbey Rotary Club, with members Nigel Barrett and Ian Cox deliver the crackers to Elanie Channen and Amanda Bloomfield, from Gatehouse. Picture: Mark Westley.

Donations are a festive boost for Bury St Edmunds charity

A Bury St Edmunds charity has received some extra festive cheer following generous donations towards its projects.

Accident news

UPDATED: Woman dies in Wattisfield collision

A woman who was arrested following a fatal road traffic collision in Wattisfield has been released from police custody pending further enquires.

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