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Powerful work by West Suffolk College students portrays Bury’s Witch Trials

Young people’s artistic reactions to the infamous Bury St Edmunds Witch Trials are the basis of an exhibition by West Suffolk College Students which opens at Moyse’s Hall Museum today.

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New building will allow Lakenheath care farm to grow

EU funding has allowed a care farm to put up a purpose-built building to allow it to work in comfort and expand.

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Cathy Durrant, head of pastoral support; Colin Shaw, vice principal student and learning Support; Nicola Urquhart; Calvin Marshall, director of learning support; Coryn Sparrow, learning support manager. ANL-160811-152604001

Mother of missing Corrie McKeague appeals to students at West Suffolk College for information

The mother of missing Corrie McKeague has made a heartfelt plea to staff at West Suffolk College to talk to their students in a bid to help find her son.

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UPDATE: Controlled explosion carried at a Great Cornard school

A controlled explosion was carried out at a school in Great Cornard last night.

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Newmarket’s ‘outstanding’ St Louis Academy is top class

Newmarket’s ‘outstanding’ St Louis Academy is top class

A Newmarket academy has been rated as one of the best Roman Catholic schools in the country by a diocesan inspector.

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Police warning as killer clown craze hits UK. Photo: Shutterstock.

Headteacher hits out at ‘irresponsible’ individual who dressed as clown and scared pupils

A headteacher has hit out at an ‘irresponsible’ individual who dressed up as a clown and scared children on their way into school.

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Adults (left to right): Sean Dunderdale, Lincs FM; Matt Deegan, MuxCo; Richard Lyon, Lincs FM; Sean Thorne, Fun Kids; Minister Matt Hancock MP; Adam Newstead, Heart Suffolk; Pip Whiteside, Ixworth CEVC Primary School; Chris Stevens, Chris Country; Luke Deal, BBC Suffolk; Ford Ennals, Digital Radio UK; Robert Hughes, Hughes Electricals. Children (left to right): Hannah Baker, Olivia Cole, Jessica Wood, Charlotte Read, Freya Lyddiat, Oliver Dowds, Alfie Rose, Ethan Doman ANL-160710-100645001

Ixworth Primary School hosts digital radio launch

With the press of a big green button at a primary school, West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock launched four new radio transmitters to bring local stations to DAB digital radio.

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Students celebrate their success at graduation ceremony

Students celebrated the culminaton of their hard work and took the next step towards a bright future at the University of Suffolk’s graduation ceremony in Bury St Edmunds.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Pupils at Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard hold their results aloft. ANL-160825-120248001

GCSEs boost for schools in Suffolk

More of Suffolk’s 16 year olds achieved expected levels of GCSE attainment in English and maths this year, it has emerged today.

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Pupils in Newmarket, Soham and Mildenhall celebrate GCSE results

Students in Newmarket, Mildenhall and Soham have delighted themselves and their teachers with a stellar set of GCSE results announced today.

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Two of Mildenhall College Academy's high achievers: Emily Cash  and Ozkar Polanski

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Mildenhall College Academy’s pass masters

Oskar Polanski was planning a gap year, but after getting his A-level results at Mildenhall College Academy yesterday, he’s not so sure.

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Jemima Gedny with her results

Newmarket Academy students celebrate

Students at Newmarket Academy achieved the grades they needed to go on to their first choice university after A Level and equivalent exam results were revealed today.

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Important dates for A Level students

Important dates every student must know ahead of A Level results day

It’s that time of year again as A Level students across the country discover their results on Thursday.

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Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Climbing trees, building a den, hunting for bugs and going stargazing are among the ‘bucket list’ items that children should be ticking off - before they get to the age of 12.

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Students warned over 'smart drug' pregnancy risk

Pregnancy warning over so-called ‘smart drug’

A so-called ‘smart drug’ favoured by students cramming for exams could lead to unplanned pregnancies, experts have warned.

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Traveller invasion closes Bottisham Village College

A school has been thrown into chaos after a large group of travellers moved on to its grounds.

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Lidl to sell full sets of school uniform for £3.65 each

Lidl to sell full sets of school uniform for £3.65 each

Lidl shoppers can kit out their kids with a full school uniform for just £3.65.

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Wickhambrook Primary School joins the Samuel Ward Academy Trust ANL-161107-164601009

Delight as Wickhambrook Primary School joins academy trust

Staff and parents at a village primary school have spoken of their delight after it joined the Samuel Ward Academy Trust.

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