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Renewed concerns have been raised over the handling of proposals to cut free home-to-school transport for thousands of children in Suffolk.

The headteacher of a Bury St Edmunds secondary school which opened 16 months ago has left suddenly for “personal and professional reasons”.

Plans to replace a Bury St Edmunds community centre have been backed by the Government following the announcement that £670,000 has been awarded to the project.

Suffolk’s highways website has been inundated with problem reports – many from frustrated drivers issuing angry warnings about the “dangerous” condition of the county’s roads.

A thriving and developing flavour and fragrance solutions company in Bury St Edmunds has put its weight behind a World War One trail in the town which is aiming to raise money for a new cardiac centre at the town’s hospital.

A new £20million waste hub facility on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds is due to be fully operational by next year, according to property consultants.

A dog walker who found the body of murdered 83-year-old Peter Wrighton sobbed in court as she described the moment she realised he was dead.

Construction on a major £670,000 project to extend and improve facilities at a west Suffolk health centre will start next week.

A debate will be held in the House on Commons this week on whether England should adopt an ‘opt-out’ organ donation system.

Bosses at a fast food chain have warned that stores could face disruption due to delivery issues for the rest of the week.

Suffolk popstar Ed Sheeran arrives at BRIT Awards ceremony - wearing a wedding ring?

A group of art students based at West Suffolk College studied the work of Antoni Gaudi on a trip to Barcelona to enhance their course work.

Shoppers in Bury St Edmunds can now show their support for the environment and the town’s market by enjoying their drinks in a new reusable cup.

The equivalent of 92 ambulance staff shifts were lost in January due to delays at A&E in Suffolk and north Essex, it has been revealed.

Government risks failing to meet its target for apprentices taking up trainee posts, a national business leader has warned ahead of an event in Bury St Edmunds.

Bosses at a fast food chain have warned that stores could face disruption due to delivery issues for the rest of the week.

Shop closures in Bury St Edmunds are having a damaging effect on trade in the town and businesses need to adapt to the loss of customers as well as dealing with the threat of online shopping.

Forecasters are predicting a cold start to the beginning of March as temperatures struggle to rise above freezing.

Horringer and Ickworth Women’s Institute (WI) will celebrate their centenary with a special exhibition in April.

A tribute to disco pop icons The Bee Gees has been announced as the headline act for this year’s ‘Gig in the Garden’.

A husband and wife team are bidding to become champions at an annual challenge which raises money for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Top development projects in Suffolk and Essex are set to go head-to-head at an annual regional awards ceremony, which will be held in Bury St Edmunds.

This year’s High Sheriff Awards have been presented to a selection of Suffolk’s most devoted charitable individuals and organisations.

Stowmarket Town Council has announced a brand new Food & Drink festival is coming to the town this summer.

A jury has been sworn in to try a former soldier accused of murdering a dog walker in woodland near East Harling.

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Community sport

11:49

Walsham-le-Willows Cricket Club, a local community club, is looking to build upon recent successes, and encourage more participation across all ages and levels.

NC East 1

Bury Foxes 40

Harwich Owls 0

The flying Bury Foxes welcomed undefeated Harwich Owls to the Haberden in what promised to be a colossal top-of-the-table clash in NC East 1, writes Ashley Cook.

In Bostik North, AFC Sudbury sprung a surprise with a home victory over league leaders AFC Hornchurch, extending their unbeaten run to six matches.

A dogged performance from Framlingham Town saw the Castlemen keep another clean sheet, Danny Smith score his 100th senior goal and young Portuguese Sini Rodrigues net his first for the club in a fine 3-0 win over Swaffham in Thurlow Nunn One.

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 46

Canterbury 26

These two mid-table teams served up an 11-try feast with Bury deservedly edging the contest by virtue of scoring seven to the visitors’ four, writes Simon Lord.

‘Home, sweet home,’ has certainly applied to Bury St Edmunds this season.

Chelmsford teenager Mitch Powell was at the British Cycling Awards Ceremony in Birmingham at the weekend to receive the splendid trophy for winning the National Short Distance Grass Track Series.

This could be a big weekend for several of the top clubs, and for some at the wrong end of the table.

Ipswich Town fans have been urged to get behind the Blues and stop creating “dead atmospheres” ahead of the East Anglian derby. Meanwhile, see our photo gallery of the event - can you spot your child?

Gym United Manager Matt Morton has hailed his side’s togetherness after they became only the second Suffolk team to reach the semi-finals of the FA Sunday Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk skiing sensations Honor Bartlett and Tilly Black both started their weeks off with a bang at the English Alpine Championships with Bartlett claiming third and Black taking fourth in the girls Super-G, writes Richard Dore.

Felixstowe Ferry’s Glen Davis and Gary Howard defied the bitterly cold weather to win the better ball prize in Southwold’s Suffolk Winter Alliance meeting.

National League Two South

Worthing Raiders 24

Bury St Edmunds 18

Bury started the game very well, but were made to pay for ill discipline late in the second half as they lost on the road at Worthing, writes Mark Wapshott.

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Haverhill Borough 0

Stowmarket Town 6

Stowmarket Town made it eight wins in a row after easing past Haverhill Borough 6-0 at the New Croft on Saturday, writes Alex Moss.

Bostik North

Bury Town 2

Mildenhall Town 1

Bury won this feisty Bostik North local derby on a Ram Meadow pitch that was heavy from the outset and deteriorated as the match progressed, writes John Campany.

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