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School transport consultation launches today

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

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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.

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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.

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Abbeygate Cinema had a Dementia-Friendly Screening of White Christmas
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Pictured: Andrea Holmes (Marketing Manager), Cllr Patrick Chung, Terry Clements (mayor), Client and Carer, Elaine Channen (Gatehouse) and Vivianne Clements


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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.

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Suffolk’s Ultimate Charity Auction ends next week

The Suffolk-based charity auction which has attracted star-studded prizes from household names will draw to a close next week.

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Mark Jones (right) was killed in a car accident on Friday, December 1. Pictured with Year 10 students, Jamie Kinnell (left) and James Parker.

Tributes for ‘one of a kind’ teacher Mark Jones

Tributes have been paid to a ‘one of a kind’ teacher from Freckenham, who died in a car crash last Friday morning.

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Paddington will be visiting Bury St Edmunds town centre on December 14

Paddington coming to Bury St Edmunds

People flocking to Bury St Edmunds next Thursday for late night shopping are in for a treat as Paddington will be meeting and greeting visitors in the town.

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Suffolk County Council's headquarters at Endeavour House, Ipswich

Controversial school transport plans to go to public consultation

Controversial plans which could see 3700 children lose their free school transport in an attempt to cut spending will go to public consultation next week.

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Police would like to speak to the man in this CCTV image in connection with a theft in Stowmarket in November

Police release CCTV image in connection with Stowmarket theft

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft in Stowmarket.

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Nicola and Glen Carpenter with their son, Alec, who was diagnosed with a rare cancer, neuroblastoma, when he was just 19 weeks old

Baby Alec to be face of Cancer Research awards after battle with rare cancer

The family of a young boy who was diagnosed with a rare cancer last year are helping to launch an awards scheme to recognise the courage of other children with the disease.

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Freckenham man, 38, killed in Haddenham crash

A 38-year-old man from Freckenham has died following a collision on the A1123 at Haddenham on Friday.

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B1040 Nene Terrace (off A16), Crowland, pics of HGVs breaching 7.5 tonne weight limit,
Lorries pass signs either side of bridge

Council chairman ‘astonished’ at Highways England’s failure to solve traffic issue in Barrow

The chairman of Barrow Parish Council has written to Highways England to find a solution to lorries using village roads as a shortcut during the A14 closures.

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Blue was killed by a hit and run driver on Westley Road

Woman fears child could be killed by speeding cars on Westley Road

A woman whose cat was killed after being hit by a car in Bury St Edmunds last week has urged drivers to obey the speed limit for fear that a child could be next.

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The pedestrian crossing on Westley Road, near the Flemyng Road junction

Calls for more safety measures on Westley Road after van ignores lollipop man

There have been calls for extra safety measures on a busy road in Bury St Edmunds after a lollipop man was almost hit by a van.

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Krzysztof Hapek

Rapist who slapped and spat at victim is jailed for 16 years

A man from Bury St Edmunds who was convicted of two rape offences has been sentenced to 16 years in prison today.

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Claire Lamont-Buxton has donated blood for the 50th time in Bury St Edmunds

Woman, 67, donates blood for 50th time in Bury St Edmunds

A Bury St Edmunds woman has received a certificate and badge from the NHS Blood and Transplant after donating blood for the 50th time.

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The Bury St Edmunds town centre masterplan's vision of Cornhill and Buttermarket

Final plans for Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Masterplan to be discussed next week

The final version of the Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Masterplan was revealed this week, after months of public meetings and amendments.

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St Nicholas Hospice Care is hosting Light Up A Life services for family and friends to remember loved ones

Pay tribute to loved ones at hospice event

A series of remembrance services, organised by St Nicholas Hospice Care, are being held in the Bury St Edmunds area this festive season.

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Secretary of State shows support for new West Suffolk Council plans

The Secretary of State has announced his support for plans to unite West Suffolk under one single council.

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Local mum Nicky Warwick is running an event brining mums together. It forms part of a nationwide set of events in celebration of Mumday - a day coined by Mush, the free app helping mums meet each other.


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Bury St Edmunds mothers host Mumday coffee morning as part of Mush app initiative

A group of 36 mums from Bury St Edmunds got together last week to celebrate Mumday - a nationwide initiative by the app Mush to get mothers socialising with each other.

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