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Bravery in the face of this menace

On the evening of November 10, 2016, the life of the Danks family changed forever when a drink-driver crashed into the back of their daughter Lauren’s car at 104mph.

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Children win the pumpkin bake-off

I often receive press releases about the parlous state of child nutrition in the UK: the rise in obesity, reports about how children can’t cook and have no interest in learning, and criticism of our modern food technology syllabus.

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Kim Morrison

Marketing advice

It is easy to fall into the habit of doing the same marketing over and over but then realising that you’re not getting the results you used to.

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A happy end for horrific house hunt?

I can’t help it, but this week I have done little other than daydream about interior decoration and soft furnishings.

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Comment by students at King Edward VI School, Bury St Edmunds

Our Far East journey of discovery

As you read this, I am recovering from my latest adventure half way across the world in Shanghai.

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Donkeys in the house

Why I’m passionate about science

I’ve just joined WISE, an organisation that encourages people in industry and education to increase the participation and success of women in science (hence the acronym WISE), technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Safety first approach is robust and sensible

There’s no easy way to accept the fact that we live in a fast-changing world.

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Comment by students at King Edward VI School, Bury St Edmunds

Nationwide cuts to music funding

Across the UK, music and arts funding has severely decreased, from £510.6m in 2009 to £454m in 2016.

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Green View by Peter Gudde

Ratings and awards help us to eat out safely and healthily

Eating out used to be, and for many still is, a luxury. Maybe, you choose a place to eat because you have heard great things about the food or the atmosphere. Maybe you are looking to have a nice meal out on a budget

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Kim Morrison

How to make a wow-worthy social media profile

Today, a social media profile can either make you or break you. If you haven’t given a lot of thought to your profiles, then it’s time to pay attention to them.

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Anti waste campaigner Karen Cannard

Hallowe’en waste: scariest of all

Boo! If you’ve been on social media lately, amid the plentiful seasonal adverts for pumpkins and cheap Hallowe’en costumes, you may have spotted some of the stark statistics that highlight how much waste is created at this time of year.

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Bury Free Press Editor Barry Peters

There’s money in our fields of dreams

“Build it and they will come...”

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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘Nelson’s fiction has made Mick’s job easy for the East Anglian derby’

I would like to put on record my thanks to Norwich City striker Nélson Oliveira. He has given Mick McCarthy possibly the easiest team talk of his career for the East Anglian Derby on Sunday (Sky Sports Football, 12pm).

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Nicola Miller

An endless source of entertainment

As you might imagine, the engineer, architect, sculptor, painter, and poet Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was quite a busy man but even the busiest of men – and women – need to eat.

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Kim Morrison

How to create better word-of-mouth marketing

Word-of-mouth marketing is the oldest form of marketing that exists, and it’s still very effective.

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Comment by students at King Edward VI School, Bury St Edmunds

Swapping one addiction for another

We all know that smoking is a colossal problem in the UK, causing diseases including cancer.

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Anti waste campaigner Karen Cannard

Use the library from home – online

One of the rewarding outcomes of reducing waste is the opportunity to evaluate what we buy, so not only do you end up with less in your black bin but often less in your recycling bin, too.

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Kim Morrison

Best practice for Facebook ads

Facebook ads are a great way to get the word out about your products and/or services.

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Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward

Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘This is chalk and cheese to last season – we’re the league’s great entertainers’

If someone said to me in April we would be fifth in the table, top scorers in the league and thoroughly entertaining as we head into October, I would not have believed it.

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Michael Apichella

We owe teachers more than just a salary

Now that summer’s a dim and distant memory, and school’s back in session, I’d like to spare a kind thought for the folks who teach our kids. According to a spate of articles in the dailies, hundreds of talented teachers leave the classroom annually.

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