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12 Dec 2017

Best Before to save families money by cutting food waste

A community project which aims to reduce food waste and save families money, is hoping to expand in the New Year, with the backing of a local councillor.

12 Dec 2017

Enjoy yuletide not yuk-tide

It’s the time of year when many of us are preparing for a festive feast with colleagues, friends and Christmas Day dinner with the family – so make sure you enjoy yuletide, not yuk-tide.

11 Dec 2017

Fantastic fundraising villagers celebrate new community room

Residents in a small West Suffolk village are celebrating the creation of a new meeting place following the conversion of a 13th Century church tower.

07 Dec 2017

Night shelter arrangements for West Suffolk

With the winter weather set to fall below freezing for a number of consecutive nights, West Suffolk councils, with the support of a local church has of today opened a temporary night shelter for the homeless.

05 Dec 2017

All GP grandfather clocks now working

For the first time, every grandfather clock in the important Gershom Parkington bequest is now in working order and on display at Moyses Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds.

04 Dec 2017

Carols on the green to bring community together

A community will gather together next Monday to enjoy Christmas carols in what is hoped will be the start of a series of village events.

04 Dec 2017

‘Free from 3pm’ car parking for Haverhill shoppers in run-up to Christmas

Good news for drivers coming to Haverhill for Christmas shopping, who can park for free after 3pm on the nine days leading up to Christmas in car parks run by St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

01 Dec 2017

Community Chest recommended to back projects

Projects to help people recover from alcohol abuse, get young people involved in sports development, tackle mental health issues, assist struggling families and support carers, could all receive a welcome boost this month.

30 Nov 2017

“Rogue” landlord who risked safety of tenants is fined

A rogue landlord who a judge said “cut corners” and exposed his tenants to “significant risk” has been ordered to pay nearly £33,000 following a prosecution by Forest Heath District Council.

30 Nov 2017

Secretary of State ‘minded’ to back new West Suffolk Council

Plans to create a new single council for West Suffolk have taken another significant step forward today after the Secretary of State announced his support for proposals.