375 homes in Lakenheath get go ahead

A ministerial halt on planning permission for 375 homes and a school in Lakenheath has been removed.

Green fanged spider

Green fanged spiders invade Newmarket homes

Homes in Newmarket have been infested with one of the UK’s biggest spiders.

Newmarket Journal June 2013

Burwell residents gear up to pull the plug on power plant proposal

Residents in Burwell are mobilising to form an action group to fight plans for a gas power plant in the village which they believe will blight their lives.

Pro motocross riders training youngsters at the West Row Moto-cross Track

UPDATED: Permission granted to run West Row Moto-cross track for longer

An application to allow the motocross track at West Row to open longer and for 52 more days a year was approved by councillors last night.

Met Office warns of heavy rain and flooding

Warnings of heavy rain on Tuesday and Wednesday across East Anglia

Showers giving up to three hours of heavy rain will hit East Anglia tomorrow followed by more continuous rain on Wednesday, the Met Office has warned.

A USAF  F-15E Strike Eagle takes off at RAF Lakenheath. (USAF photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)

Increased flying ops from RAF Lakenheath

The USAF’s 48th Fighter Wing will increase flying operations from RAF Lakenheath from Monday.

West Row village sign

West Row to get own parish council

West Row will have a parish council of its own by 2019, Forest Heath District Council decided last night.

Live wire councillors David Bowman, left, and Peter Stevens plug in a Nissan Leaf electric car

More council car charge points in West Suffolk

West Suffolk has become an easier place in which to run a plug-in electric car.

The site on the left of Eriswell Road where 140 houses are proposed

Lakenheath plan backed in spite of nearby halt notices and appeal

A plan for up to 140 homes in Lakenheath has been re-approved by councillors on the day a nearby site was refused by a planning inspector.

Forest Heath councillors, staff and partners celebrating the launch of Toggam Farm in Lakenheath.

Solar farm tour highlights community energy ideas

The public can visit Forest Heath District Council’s solar farm at Toggam Farm, Lakenheath, during Community Energy Fortnight.

New zebra crossing

Work on new crossing will close A1101 at Mildenhall

Work on a new zebra crossing on the A1101 at Kingsway, Mildenhall, will result in overnight road closures next week.

Opening of the Beck Row new parish hub (hall) in old Rose & Crown Pub

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Beck Row’s hunt for new village hall ends at the pub

Beck Row’s new village hall has gone down the pub.

The Station Road site marked in red, Rabbit Hill Covert in yellow and Briscoe Way in orange with RAF Lakenheath's main runway on the right of the picture 
Map: Googlemaps

Lakenheath housing plans halted

Two controversial planning applications in Lakenheath have been put on hold by the Communities Secretary.

A hot dog keeping cool

Suffolk temperatures soar to more than 30C

We may not have hit the highs reached further inland, but Suffolk still saw temperatures getting into the 30s.

The site on station road Lakenheath where 375 homes and a new school are planned

Judicial review threat on plans

Lakenheath Parish Council is set to call for a judicial review of plans approved for developments that would see the village grow by 25 per cent.

The Met Office warns of difficult driving conditions in worst hit areas

Warning of two weeks worth of rain in an hour for East Anglia

The Met office has warned that torrential rain could bring localised flooding and difficult driving conditions to East Anglia tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Two F-35A Lightning IIs from the 388th Fighter Squadron and three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Roidan Carlson)

More flying across East Anglia from RAF Lakenheath next week

Raf Lakenheath has today warned that its 48th Fighter Wing will increase flying operations next week across East Anglia.

Blue tit numbers have dropped in Suffolk thanks to a poor breeding season

Picture: Chris Gomersall (rspb-images.com)

RSPB survey reveals tough time for tits in Suffolk

Blue tits have been having a hard time in Suffolk if the results of the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch are anything to go by.

PlayStation and motorbike among items pulled from Milton Keynes canal in spring clean

PlayStation and motorbike among items pulled from Milton Keynes canal in spring clean

A PlayStation and a motorbike were among the items cleared from the canal that runs through Milton Keynes.

What's i n a name? The street name sign some people in West Row believe should say Weston Ditch

West Row road’s new name sign disputed by villagers

A new street name sign was a surprise for some of the residents of a road in West Row.

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