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Liars, Liars, Pants on Fire - Councillor Calls Out Dishonest Highways Bosses

A district councillor has accused Highways England of dishonesty after falsely claiming last year the Orwell Bridge would not be closed this year, when it has now admitted the bridge will be shut for two weeks in October and/or November. 

Lone Pupil Refused Bus Pass Amid School Transport Chaos

An 11-year boy's first day at secondary school was marred when he was the only pupil from Tattingstone to be refused a bus pass after Suffolk County Council refused to recognise a long-standing footpath.

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District Councillor Derek Davis

Baptism of Fire For Newly-Formed Pirates

Pin Mill Pirates faced a baptism of fire in their first game after rising Phoenix-like from the ashes of a former triple-winning club.

McDonalds Proposed At Peninsula Gateway

A McDonald's drive-through restaurant could be built at the gateway to the Shotley peninsula if plans are approved by Babergh councillors. 

Speeders Slammed After Car Smashes Into House

Tattingstone residents were left shocked and angry after a BMW driver hit a telegraph pole, before skidding into a van parked in a driveway and damaging part of a house on the A137 last night.

Tiffers Gains National Accolade

Homeless bus Tiffers has been handed a £500 cash boost after coming runners' up in a national competition. 

Harkstead Company Shortlisted For Maritime UK Award

A Suffolk firm, which supplies yacht tenders, toys, gym equipment and other supporting goodies to multi-millionaire superyacht owners, has
 been named among the industry's best of the best in the first ever Maritime UK awards.

Anger As Car Smashes Into Pole And House

Tattingstone residents were left shocked and angry after a BMW driver hit a telegraph pole, before skidding into a van parked in a driveway and damaging part of a house on the A137 last night.

Blue Lights Emergency After Man Tries to Swim to Harwich Fully Clothed

Concerned bystanders called the emergency services after a man got in difficulties while trying to swim fully clothed from a beach in Shotley to
 Harwich. 

Wales Win British Quoits Championship

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Bandit Run at the Shotley Rose

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