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Hedgehog lovers have vowed to keep fighting for the survival of their favourite spiky creatures as a project to become the country’s most hedgehog friendly town ends with stunning celebration.

A reception to show support for a multi-million pound national centre dedicated to the artist Thomas Gainsborough is to be hosted by Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

A Suffolk MP paid a visit to a town church as renovation work to replace the roof at the historic building nears completion.

Plans to restore and reopen Broomhill Pool in Ipswich have hit a new funding crisis – but the consortium hoping to carry out the work still hopes to open its gates in two years’ time.

Dedicated campaigners who helped to save their town’s most iconic building from potential ruin are to celebrate the first year since its revamp.

A west Suffolk church has been boosted by more than £56,000 in grants for “urgent and important” refurbishment work to preserve the 13th Century building for future generations.

A Suffolk village is set to buy its last remaining pub more than five years after the historic building was devastated by fire.

Suffolk’s archaeological service has been boosted by a five figure lottery grant for “internationally important” work uncovering the county’s Anglo-Saxon history.

During a week like this, I really couldn’t resist a further comment on the extraordinary summer we have been “enjoying” as the Summer of 1976 has given us a full re-run.

A Suffolk museum is set to achieve its vision of a “modern and progressive” heritage site after winning £745,000 in Lottery funding.

The historic Guildhall, in Bury St Edmunds, which has been transformed following a stunning £2 million restoration project, is to throw open its doors this weekend with two open days.

His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester will be visiting the famous historical site next Friday ahead of major work taking place at the site later this year.

A multi-million pound national centre and gallery dedicated to the work of celebrated Suffolk artist Thomas Gainsborough is set to go ahead after the National Lottery awarded £4.5million towards the project.

Plans to develop one of Colchester’s most iconic structures are on hold after it failed to attract funding.

Newmarket’s horseracing museum has been given a quarter of a million pound boost thanks to latest lottery cash grants.

A committee hoping to help transform a historic Sudbury landmark into a leading cultural venue is asking the town’s residents to get behind the fundraising campaign.

A major project to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of the Abbey of St Edmund has been announced after Heritage Lottery Fund cash was secured.

A familiar face at Woodbridge’s Tide Mill has stepped down after five years as vice-chairman of its trustees.

Council leaders have pledged to continue with plans to build a ‘thriving’ gateway to boost Colchester’s charm – despite being denied £649,000 in a bid for funding.

Plans to give a redundant Ipswich church a new lease of live as an arts venue have been given a boost after a £9,900 lottery grant was approved for a special memories project.

A cash windfall of almost £10,000 in lottery funding has been dealt to Ipswich Museum for a project to commemorate Ipswich during the First World War and Armistice – and you can share your family’s history for the occasion.

A project to create a major new nature reserve on the outskirts of Lowestoft is projected to bring a £1million windfall to tourism-related businesses in the area.

The campaign to transform a medieval Sudbury building has been given a boost after a high-profile town resident was named president of the fundraising committee.

A special service was held at St Margaret’s Church on Sunday to celebrate the restoration of its historic bells.

Carlton Marshes manager outlines proposals after £4m Heritage Lottery Fund award

Heritage Lottery Fund grant means go-ahead for Carlton Marshes extension

A £650,000 boost to help renovate one of Britain’s oldest surviving purpose-built cinemas in Harwich has been hailed as “brilliant news” by the town’s mayor.

A new pop-up café has opened at St Peter’s, in Sudbury town centre.

Suffolk is to get a new £20m records office and heritage centre after winning more than £10m from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the project.

Trustees of a west Suffolk park are celebrating after being awarded £1.5million of lottery funding for a range of different projects to enhance the visitor experience.

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