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Hospital bosses in west Suffolk say additional funding to improve emergency care during the winter months will “really make a difference”.

It’s been hailed as a roaring success with £8,000 raised for charity and now plans are being made to stage the Bury St Edmunds Soapbox Challenge again next year.

A ‘topless’ statue of a Suffolk surgeon – who has twice been diagnosed with breast cancer – was unveiled in Bury St Edmunds at the weekend.

A commitment to rolling out superfast broadband to 98% of Suffolk has been announced – after project leaders ramped up delivery efforts.

A Suffolk MP has slammed Royal Mail for a lack of action after some rural residents in her constituency have gone nearly four years without a post box.

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

Independent businesses in Suffolk are speaking out as new research reveals organisations are spending £6.3billion nationally to plug a skills shortage.

Artists, organisers, supporters and the mayor of St Edmundsbury gathered today for the formal opening of the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds.

Dignitaries including Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill and the mayor of St Edmundsbury Margaret Marks are due to attend the formal opening of the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds, on Saturday.

A total of 16 workshops involving schools and organisations across Bury St Edmunds have taken place to create artwork for an exhibition.

An iconic Bury St Edmunds building officially threw open its doors to the public at the weekend to celebrate the completion of a £2million restoration project.

Business leaders seized the opportunity of a meeting with a government transport chief to press the case for improvements to the A14 in Suffolk.

Suffolk’s seven MPs will be hosting some of the finest food, drink and entertainment from across the region as the county’s special day is celebrated in parliament.

A group of campaigners set on making Needham Market station accessible for all were invited to Westminster yesterday for a formal meeting at the Department for Transport.

A Suffolk MP has written to the chief executive of the Post Office to complain about the “steady degredation” of services in her constituency.

Stroke survivors from Stowmarket came together with prominent politicians to celebrate the 10th anniversary of a very special support group.

Tickets are now available for a fundraising Summer Garden Party at Ickworth House, in Horringer, which is being held in aid of the estate’s church Conservation Trust.

The MP for Bury St Edmunds says she “profoundly disagrees” with the views expressed by Norman Tebbit after the Tory peer said he would boycott services conducted by a gay dean.

A new scheme to make £100,000 of funds available to accident and rescue charities will come into force tomorrow following a campaign led by the MP for Bury St Edmunds.

A summit has been held at Westminster to discuss the future of broadband and mobile connectivity in Suffolk.

Students and staff at a Bury St Edmunds secondary school have joined forces with their MP to ensure their environment remains clear and clean.

A number of Mid Suffolk District councillors have announced their plans to take the campaign calling for better mobility access at Needham Market station to Westminster.

Kit Twinch, 41, will go hungry for a whole day and night on February 6, as part of a nation-wide campaign to switch to the alternative voting system - which prioritises individual votes over constituency majorites.

Residents campaigning for improved broadband access in rural areas were given the opportunity to speak to the chief executive of Openreach at an event last week.

A Suffolk NHS trust has been ranked one of the best of the country, despite experiencing its most challenging winter on record.

An A&E department in Suffolk had to close to ambulances for a temporary period because patient safety was at risk, it has been revealed.

I was proud to be the first woman ever to be elected as an MP for a Suffolk constituency in 2010, writes Dr Therese Coffey.

The New Year may still be very new, but already there’s been a great deal happening in local government in Suffolk – and I suspect this could be a crucial year for several councils in the county.

Children from two schools planted flowers as part of a collaborative project to create a new community area in Bury St Edmunds – which has been officially opened.

A west Suffolk community will welcome back its post office at the same premises next month following a two-year closure.

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