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UPDATED: Tibenham road ‘completely blocked’ after two-car crash

The B1134 is closed after a two-car crash in Tibenham this afternoon.

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Child car seats recalled

Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.

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Injuries after Diss accident

Motorcyclists suffer ‘multiple serious injuries’ after crash involving van in Diss

Two motorcyclists suffered “multiple serious injuries” after an accident involving a van in Diss on Sunday evening.

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Suffolk home urges older people living alone to take care in cold weather

A manager from a care home in Hadleigh is today urging older people living alone in the community to take extra care in the cold weather.

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Diss Rotary Club president Heather Babb and Diss Town Council leader Graham Minshull unveil the new public access defibrillator at Jewson Ltd in Victoria Road.

Diss Rotarians succeed in drive to bring community defibrillators to town

Vital life-saving equipment designed to aid the general public in a medical emergency has been installed in Diss for the very first time, thanks to a Rotary-led fundraising drive.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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East of England Ambulance Service launches new dementia strategy

An ambitious strategy has been launched by the region’s ambulance service to improve the care and experience for people with dementia.

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West Suffolk Hospital to raise parking charges

Parking charges for anyone staying more than an hour at West Suffolk Hospital will rise by up to 66 per cent next year.

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Woman hospitalised

Woman hospitalised in three car crash in Stratton St Michael

A woman was hospitalised after a three vehicle crash in Stratton St Michael this morning.

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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Sheltered housing residents in Tacon Close, Eye, are concerned their services may be cut by Mid Suffolk District Council.

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Former Eye mayor leads plea to preserve sheltered homes for town’s elderly

A former Eye mayor has joined the chorus of voices urging a re-think on a proposal for the ‘de-sheltering’ of homes in the town, due to concerns that it did not safeguard elderly residents.

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VIDEO: Help and insight available for Suffolk family carers

VIDEO: Help and insight available for Suffolk family carers

Suffolk County Council has released a new video and booklet giving an insight into what it means to be a carer.

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Call for Suffolk’s most vulnerable to get their FREE flu vaccination

Call for Suffolk’s most vulnerable to get their FREE flu vaccination

With winter well and truly here, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is joining the fight against flu by calling on thousands of Suffolk residents who qualify to get their free flu vaccination.

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Man suffers head injury after car ends up in ditch in Winfarthing

A man was hospitalised after a car ended up in a ditch in Winfarthing on Tuesday.

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MP says EACH’s vision for new facility will allow for “21st Century care” in Norfolk

South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon says East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) bid to move to a state-of-the-art facility will allow for “21st Century care” for families in Norfolk.

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Man hospitalised

Man hurt after being hit by forklift in Harleston

A man was taken to hospital after being hit by a forklift truck in Harleston on Monday morning.

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