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Four people including children were left badly shaken after masked robbers broke into their home in west Suffolk and threatened them with screwdrivers before demanding cash and jewellery.

Volunteers who bring coffee and company to isolated rural communities will soon be returning with renewed vigour following an “inspiring” fundraising campaign to replace their stolen vehicle.

Traffic congestion and delays on a major route into Bury St Edmunds could come to an end sooner than expected after the county council confirmed significant roadworks are running ahead of schedule.

An abseil down a 262ft tall building has kick-started an appeal to raise half a million pounds for a new cardiac centre at West Suffolk Hospital.

Work to transform a former hospital and Victorian workhouse in Sudbury into luxury apartments is progressing rapidly with the first new homes at the site expected to go on the market next month.

A high profile Sudbury resident is urging local groups and individuals to stop being “apathetic” and use their collective voice to prevent the town from deteriorating in the face of significant changes.

A name picked for a new road at a development on a former Sudbury hospital site has been described as “disappointing” by some local people.

Cyclists in Suffolk are pushing for the introduction of a scheme to reduce dangerous overtaking of bikes by motor vehicles on the county’s roads.

Groups and individuals in Sudbury are being urged to pool resources and combine their efforts to spruce up the town.

The four-hour national accident and emergency department waiting target has been exceeded at West Suffolk Hospital during the first quarter of this financial year, it has been revealed.

The Government’s business minister has been asked to intervene in a consultation to decide whether one of west Suffolk’s biggest employers will shut down its manufacturing plant in Sudbury.

Two buildings in Suffolk including a Buddhist retreat set in the heart of the countryside are among six projects in the East of England to receive a prestigious award for architecture.

A local MP is urging people to focus on “positive measures” that can be taken to ensure Sudbury remains commercially competitive, if one of the town’s biggest manufacturers shuts down.

The organiser of a popular annual street fair has been left frustrated and disappointed after signs advertising the event were stolen.

Work is under way to transform a room currently used as a museum into a new outpost for the district council.

A top musician hopes that his band’s first new song in 15 years will raise funds for the local hospice which helped to care for his brother.

A pair of pilots from Suffolk who are also husband and wife were on cloud nine recently when they took to the skies to celebrate a very special occasion.

Celebrity gardeners, a beach set up in the middle of a shopping centre and a racing car simulator were among the varied attractions at this year’s “biggest ever” Whitsun Fayre, in Bury St Edmunds.

There were explosions of colour in Ipswich’s Christchurch Park as around 400 people donned their running shoes and volunteered to have powder paint thrown at them – all in a good cause.

Did you go to primary school in Suffolk in the 1970s, long before earphones and an iPad were standard schoolbag kit?

Just when it looked like summer had well and truly arrived, with wall-to-wall sunshine and cloudless skies over Suffolk this morning, the heavens opened unleashing a torrent of heavy rain and hailstones.

A cancer charity has benefited from a £3million cash boost, thanks to the fundraising efforts of Suffolk-based brewer Greene King.

Claims that intimidating gangs of youngsters are deterring visitors to a Sudbury beauty spot are being exaggerated, according to the area’s highest profile resident.

A popular music festival which has raised nearly £200,000 for local charity over the years is marking its 21st birthday this summer.

Rare photographs giving a new insight into life on an American airbase in Suffolk during the Second World War are to go on show.

A hospital charity campaign to raise funds for enhanced facilities for patients with dementia has topped the £100,000 mark - quadrupling the initial £25,000 target.

The ground at a Suffolk woodland has been transformed with a spectacular blue carpet of spring flowers.

More fighter planes will be seen and heard in the skies above Suffolk from this week, the RAF has confirmed.

Dog lovers and their four-legged friends turned out in force to raise money for a national charity.

Sci-fi fans were in for a treat when the eighth Doctor Who, Paul McGann, put in a surprise appearance at a community fun day in Bury St Edmunds.

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