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Holbrook Sports Centre reopening date revealed

Posted: 15.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Fitness lovers will be able to get back to Holbrook's sport centre next month. Leisure centres across Babergh will follow a phased re-opening f...

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Wednesday's Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 15.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Did you know? On this day in 2015 the planned 'free vote' by MPs on weakening the hunting ban was dropped after the SNP decided to vo...

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Drone footage of Shotley pier work so far

Posted: 14.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Steve Trumm gives a whistle stop aerial view of the latest view of Shotley pier with a large chunk taken away as part of the restoration work. You ca...

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New buyers found for Holbrook Swan

Posted: 14.07.20 by The Editor Local News



The Swan at Holbrook is set to change hands for the second time in two years. Brewers Calvors, that currently own the 150-year-old pub closed its d...

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Tuesday's Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 14.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Did you know? On this day in 2014 - the Church of England General Synod approved women bishops. The announcement was followed by the Archbishop of Yo...

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Home schooling rise expected on Shotley peninsula

Posted: 13.07.20 by The Editor Local News



The number of parents on the peninsula wishing to home school their child is expected to rise, after the coronavirus lockdown gave families a ‘t...

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Timetable for more housing on the peninsula close to be agreed

Posted: 13.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Councillors are set to consider the timetable for the Joint Local Plan – detailing how Babergh will work with their communities, including those...

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Half price offer available to Shotley peninsula pubs in Eat out to Help out scheme

Posted: 13.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Peninsula pubs and restaurants are today being urged to register for the government's Eat Out to Help Out Scheme scheme, which will allow customer...

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Suffolk Screen crew database launched for Shotley peninsula blockbusters

Posted: 13.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Talented film and television from the peninsula are getting the chance to appear in local blockbusters thanks to a new initiative. Suffolk’s...

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Monday's Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 13.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Did you know? There was a prehistoric dragonfly that's wings spanned more than two feet. Meganeura was extremely large carnivorous dragonfly...

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