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The Citizens Advice network in Suffolk says it is “dismayed” by council proposals to end its funding support across the county.

Armed police were called to a Suffolk village yesterday after a man with a knife barricaded himself inside a property.

Parents have voiced concerns after council proposals to remove free transport would see children have to walk more than two and half miles across fields to get to school.

A Bury St Edmunds secondary school will no longer operate on two sites from September next year, it has been announced.

Visitors to Ickworth estate near Bury St Edmunds could be forgiven for thinking the pretty white snowdrops in bloom were a sign of nature getting confused.

Dick Whittington and his trusty cat Tommy will be arriving in Stowmarket for the annual Christmas pantomime at the Regal Theatre.

The ‘Stars of Stowmarket’ received thanks for their dedication and service to the town at a special awards ceremony.

He has travelled the globe exploring some of the most remote wildernesses in the world, but next year survival expert Dan Hume will be bringing his unique outdoor experience to East Anglia.

A student from West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds has been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious British Photography Awards.

A lottery grant will fund urgent roof repairs at an ancient Suffolk church and “ensure its survival for future generations”.

Ixworth Free School, near Bury St Edmunds, held a special assembly with the village’s Royal British Legion on Friday, November 9, to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

A former X-Factor winner will switch on Newmarket’s Christmas lights this year as the town gears up for the festive season with a series of events.

A woman walking her dog along a footpath in Sudbury was confronted by a man who demanded her mobile phone.

More than £1,500 was raised for a hospice charity after 100 beaver scouts from Bury St Edmunds took part in a sponsored walk this summer.

Investigations are underway following two burglaries in Ipswich, which are being linked by police.

Hundreds of people in Long Melford paid tribute to those who lost their lives at war with poignant commemorations in the village.

A community sports area has been officially opened in a village near Bury St Edmunds after a successful fundraising campaign by residents.

A cash machine was stolen by ram raiders following another incident in Essex this morning.

Suffolk police have confirmed that a man who spent more than 15 hours in a town centre tree has now come down.

A veterinary surgeon – who has dedicated much of her career to studying neurological disorders in dogs and cats – has been awarded a prestigious fellowship.

Essex firefighters rescued a badly injured swan which had found itself on a muddy island around 50 metres from shore in Manningtree.

The people of Stowmarket came out in their numbers on Remembrance Sunday to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during conflict.

Dog attacks on postal workers in north Essex increased by 58% on the previous year, statistics from Royal Mail have revealed.

A man forced his way into a newsagents in Haverhill and threatened a member of staff with a knife last night.

Remembrance events in Sudbury commenced at 6am when piper Tricia Drawbridge played Battle’s O’er outside St Peter’s against the backdrop of the striking poppy display.

Huge crowds gathered on the Angel Hill in Bury St Edmunds to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in war on Remembrance Sunday.

Remembrance Sunday has dawned with moving ceremonies in towns and villages across the country as lone pipers played at war memorials to mark the end of the conflict.

Shoppers in Bury St Edmunds are being encouraged to cast their votes for community groups which support serving military personnel, veterans and their families in a special round of Tesco funding.

A cull of deer has been carried out by the National Trust on a prestigious Suffolk estate near Bury St Edmunds.

A man’s dog came to his rescue after an attempted knife-point robbery in north Suffolk.

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