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Yesterday | Ipswich Evening Star

Suffolk: Longer life expectancy for Suffolk-born than Norfolk or Essex

Those born in Suffolk can expect to live longer than people born in Norfolk, Essex and Hertfordshire, new figures show.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Diss Today

Mendlesham plant appeal now to be heard in public

The appeal over a 100 million straw-fired power station in Mendlesham is set to be heard in public following a U-turn from the Planning Inspectorate.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Gallery: Hot spots still remain following thatch fire at properties in Norwich Road, Barham

Crews went out to Norwich Road, Barham, near Needham Market, yesterday afternoon at around 3.25pm after the fire was reported.

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Mid Suffolk house prices more than ten times the average wage

House prices are getting further beyond the reach of average earners in Mid Suffolk, the National Housing Federation is warning.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Stowmarket: Town council under fire for trying to grab "land and...

The leaders of two parishes have criticised a town council for attempting to grab their "land and money" as proposals to expand its boundaries are put forward.

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East Anglian Daily Times

West Suffolk: Suffolk County Council has "ingrained bias" towards ...

Calls have been made for west Suffolk to shape its own political destiny amid claims it gets a raw deal from Suffolk County Council.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Wetheringsett: U-turn over Mendlesham Renewable Energy Plant appeal method

Pig farmers are concered about the plans for a biomass plant in Wetheringsett which they argue would increase straw prices Campaigners battling against a 100million biomass plant have succeeded in their calls for an appeal over the scheme to be heard in public.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Battisford: Parish chairman calls for roll-out of super-fast broadband

Investment in a village's broadband service, as part of a 5million package, must come as "quickly as possible", according to the parish chairman.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Poll: Experts warn Suffolk is heading towards housing crisis as...

Suffolk is heading towards a housing crisis, experts warned yesterday, as they implored the county's councils and politicians to help them meet demand.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Stowmarket: Spare capacity for 200 homes in market town

Ever since campaigners were successful in saving Chilton Fields, in Stowmarket - where the homes were destined to be built - the town has had the quota available.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Mid Suffolk: Ambitious A 7million solar panel project is backed

Two Suffolk councils are making a claim to be the greenest in the country with an ambitious project which could see solar panels installed on more than 2,100 properties.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk: Council told to improve safety measures for cyclists as number of cycling commuters plummet

The Office for National Statistics research also found a 19% drop in cycling commuters in Waveney and Mid Suffolk over the 10-year period, while it fell by 14% in Forest Heath, 6% in Suffolk Coastal, 4% in St Edmundsbury and 3% in Ipswich.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Sudbury: 'Hub was closed due to a lack of demand'

A district authority has defended a decision to withdraw its support for a youth project which closed down last month less then two years after opening.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Bramford/Ipswich: Villagers claim victory as travellers' site proposal abandoned

Proposals to develop a new travellers' site on the edge of Ipswich have been abandoned after an outcry from the neighbouring village.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Bury Free Press

Businesses celebrate as councillors reject Thurston Sainsbury's proposal

Businesses in Thurston are celebrating after Mid Suffolk District Council rejected plans to build a new Sainsbury's in the village.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Thurston: Village campaigners take on Sainsbury's in shop war

Campaigners were celebrating last night after a bid by Sainsbury's to build a store in a west Suffolk village was rejected by councillors who argued local businesses would be "ruined" if it went ahead.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Mid Suffolk: Allowance increase passed for councillors of almost 10%

The vote will also mean some councillors will see the money to which they are entitled - through special responsibilities like being council vice-chairman - rise by more than 100%.

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Bury Free Press

Five schools close and 14 partially open in area as teachers strike

Five schools in the West and Mid-Suffolk areas are understood to have closed today as teachers strike over changes to their pay and pensions.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Bury Free Press

Police investigate series of break-ins in Mid Suffolk and at Hengrave

A burglary happened in Bury Road. Hengrave between 1.05pm and 2.50pm. Theives forced the door to a property and searched the premises stealing silver and gold jewellery.

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VIDEO: Community spirit on display for all to see at The Bank in Eye

Eye, if it isn't a live art class grabbing your attention, it's the smell and sound of people enjoying coffee among a backdrop of all varieties of art that does.

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