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Here Together: Today and Tomorrow

St Elizabeth Hospice launches urgent appeal for support

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Here’s how employers should be protecting their essential workers, says top lawyers

As the impact of the coronavirus crisis grows every day, the way in which businesses must work has changed dramatically.

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RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results in Suffolk show milder winter helps small garden birds

House sparrow species was top of the Suffolk Big Garden Birdwatch rankings.

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Winners of Suffolk High Sheriff’s Awards 2020

The winners of the Suffolk High Sheriff’s Awards 2020 have been announced on a special live show on BBC Radio Suffolk after the annual awards ceremony at Wherstead Park had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus.

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Is the pandemic the nudge law needs to finally go digital?

Ian Carr, CEO of leading Ipswich-based law firm Prettys, explains how the legal field must adopt digital processes across its activities and services in order to manage business continuity in the face of adversity.

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Children’s Charity Launches Emergency Appeal As Annual Suffolk Bike Ride Postponed

Due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, children’s charity Action Medical Research has postponed its annual ‘Suffolk Sunrise’ bike ride.

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HOME IS WHERE THE DANCE IS

DanceEast have programmed free digital dance classes to raise morale and encourage the nation to come together and stay active while at home.

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Woodbridge Tide Mill recognises dedication of long-standing trustee

Woodbridge Tide Mill has honoured the service and commitment of John Smith. John was the leader of the maintenance and engineering team at the Mill for many years. His skill and leadership abilities led to the Mill becoming largely self-sufficient in the maintenance and engineering areas and, as the team were all volunteers, saved a lot of money.

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Suffolk’s first virtual art exhibition launches to support community mental health

Dennington Arts. A space born of and nurtured by local artists. A space for everyone.

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Art for Cure converts 2020 Art Show to exciting Online Exhibition

PRIVATE VIEW THURSDAY 7 MAY 2020 6PM-10PM CANCELLED

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Strictly’s Kevin Clifton to star in Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton to star as Scott Hastings in Strictly Ballroom the musical 2020/2021 UK & Ireland Tour directed by Craig Revel Horwood

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Best paw forward for charity dog walk *EVENT CANCELLED*

Local hearing care specialists, The Hearing Care Centre have announced a return of their special charity dog walk as part of the Suffolk Walking Festival – helping to raise funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

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Into The Woods – A Pirates Ball

Maui Waui sets up sail INTO THE WOODS once again, to bring you the 6th annual Pirates Ball.

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‘Discover Sailing’ for free at SESCA

Have you ever wanted to try dinghy sailing or kayaking? Now is your opportunity, as the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association will be offering free trial sessions to visitors to its club Open Day at Lackford Lake, five miles NW of Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday, 10 May from 10.30 am- 4 pm.

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Niroshini Transformative Retreats

Holistic treatments are offered so you’ll discover glorious ways to indulge yourself on all levels, with your body, mind and spirit reaping the benefits.

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