A former headteacher of a Bury St Edmunds primary school has not been banned from teaching for allowing children to be locked in rooms for bad behaviour.

A Bury St Edmunds cobbler whose family have mended people’s footwear for about 180 years has decided to retire.

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CThe consultation on the creation of a single council for west Suffolk - a propoal that could save £800,000 - finishes at the end of this month.

John Griffiths

A celebration is being held in honour of a former teacher from Great Barton who has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for vulnerable children.

Plans for a McDonald’s drive-thru restaurant on the edge of a residential area in Bury St Edmunds have been rejected by council officers.

Trevor Beckwith

A mother has spoken of the moment a possible “air rifle” was fired at her car, directly at the ‘child on board’ sign, while she and her two-year-old son and young daughter were inside.

Suffolk police

A petition has been launched to continue the landfill search for missing Corrie McKeague following the news that it has been called off.

Nicola Urquhart

A “stunning” £10,000 sum has been gifted by a mystery donor to help replace a charity’s stolen Rural Coffee Caravan - taking the campaign to more than half way.

Suffolk police

A proposal for a Travelodge hotel and ‘drive-thru’ Starbucks on a key gateway into Bury St Edmunds should be approved despite concerns, planning officers have said.

Ram Meadow

Firefighters from Suffolk will pit themselves against some of the fittest from around the world when they take part in an annual sporting event this summer.

Rescue Service

Eyewitnesses have spoken of the terrifying moment they were woken by a crash as thieves rammed a digger into the wall of a Lakenheath bank.

Suffolk police

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