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Council to review weed control for roads and pavements

Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet will reconsider how Suffolk Highways uses chemicals to control weed growth.  In February 2022, the council...
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Former Suffolk Children’s Home worker sentenced for dishonestly working a second job when on sick leave

A former Youth Support Practitioner employed by Suffolk County Council to work in one of its Children’s Homes, has today...
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Police issue warning following thefts from vans in Bury St Edmunds

Police are appealing for information and warning tradespeople in particular to be vigilant, following the theft of tools from vans...
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Some Bury St Edmunds Schools set for two-week half term break following a consultation

Unity Schools Partnership will be extending the Autumn half term break to a fortnight – across all of its member...
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Community volunteers plant special oak in honour of the King

A King’s Coronation oak sapling selected from Windsor Great Park by the Crown Estate, has been planted by volunteers in...
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Suffolk’s new pothole repairing machine helping to repair roads in West Suffolk

The inevitable increase in potholes on Suffolk’s roads this winter are set to be repaired quicker following innovative dragon patching...
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Man dies following serious collision in Hepworth

A man has died following a serious road traffic collision in Hepworth last week. Officers were called by the Ambulance...
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West Suffolk to be first in the country to trial reverse recycling vending machines

West Suffolk has become the first council in the country to get behind an initiative to increase recycling and support...
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Man banned from being close to a primary school in Bury St Edmunds following community protection notice order

A man in his 30s has been told that he cannot be close to a primary school in Bury St...
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Infusions provide sensory care for young patients at West Suffolk Hospital

Infusions Group, the company behind the ICE restaurant in Rougham, has donated a sensory unit to the paediatric emergency department...
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Over 800 vehicles stopped and more than 100 arrests during Christmas campaign against drink and drug driving

Police in Suffolk stopped 816 vehicles and made 124 arrests during the annual Christmas campaign highlighting the dangers of driving...
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CityFibre completes primary build of its full fibre network in Bury St Edmunds

After nearly four years of work, Bury St Edmunds is now one of the best-connected places in the country, thanks...
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Woman sentenced after pleading guilty to drug dealing

A woman has been given a suspended sentence and ordered to carry out unpaid work after pleading guilty to possession...
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Police arrest two people in London in connection with County Lines drug dealing to Bury St Edmunds

Police have arrested and charged two people in connection with drug offences with links to Bury St Edmunds. A warrant...
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Students enjoy new fitness suite thanks to Active Suffolk funding

Students at County High School have begun benefitting from a new state-of-the-art fitness suite. A range of gym equipment has...
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Water and silt removed from lagoons as Suffolk Highways install new pumps at Compiegne Way

Five loads of silt and water have been removed from lagoons north of Compiegne Way as part of efforts to...
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Police community links strengthened as new model beds in

“An optimistic and positive energy with more still to achieve.” That’s the message from Chief Constable Rachel Kearton in national...
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Drug arrests made in Bury St Edmunds

Police in Bury St Edmunds secured a series of arrests on Thursday night in separate incidents demonstrating their proactive work...
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Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides shortlisted for VisitEngland Tourism Superstar Award

Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides have been shortlisted in the top 10 finalists for the VisitEngland Tourism Superstar award 2024....
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Second consultation launched to decide on Autumn half term break

Unity Schools Partnership has launched a second round of consultation asking all staff and parents for their comments on an...
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