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Peninsula school named as Stephen Lawrence Ambassador in UK

Posted: 05.06.20 by The Editor Local News



The Royal Hospital School has been named as just one of eleven Stephen Lawrence Ambassador Schools in the UK. Last year, Stuart Lawrence, Stephen&#...

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Teen behind Black Lives banner on rural back lane delivers powerful anti-racism message

Posted: 05.06.20 by The Editor Local News



The student who has displayed a Black Lives Matter banner outside her rural home has called on more people to take tangible action against racism. ...

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NHS supporters sing and blow bubbles long the A137

Posted: 05.06.20 by The Editor Local News



The formal #ClapForOurCarers may be no more, but a hardy bunch of NHS supporters were in their own bubble on the peninsula last night, showing solidar...

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Friday's Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 05.06.20 by The Editor Local News



Did You Know? Today is World Environment Day, which is the most renowned day for environmental action. Since 1974, it has been celebrated every year...

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Green councillor welcomes new rainbow alliance leader

Posted: 04.06.20 by The Editor Local News



Babergh district councillor Jane Gould has welcomed the appointment of a new rainbow alliance leader at Suffolk County Council The Liberal Democrat...

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Heart attack victim pleads with women not to put off seeking medical help during Covd-19

Posted: 04.06.20 by The Editor Local News



A heart attack survivor has urged people not let the Covid-19 prevent them from seeking medical help after she almost ignored mild symptoms of a chest...

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Thursday's Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 04.06.20 by The Editor Local News



Did You Know? Diwali essentially celebrates the victory of good over evil. ... The sweets to mark the light, are traditionally made with ingredients...

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Iconic pub reveals plans to reopen as government looks to relax lockdown on bars and restaurants

Posted: 03.06.20 by The Editor Local News



A renowned peninsula pub has revealed its plans to reopen next week, as the government looks set to relax lockdown rules on bars and restaurants earli...

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Wonderful gesture of thanks by 'fantastic' village postmaster

Posted: 03.06.20 by The Editor Local News



A peninsula postmaster is looking to put a smile on the faces of all his fellow villagers with a unique gesture. Manish Patel will mark the 25th an...

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Wednesday's Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 03.06.20 by The Editor Local News



Did You Know? Royal Mail was originally established in 1516. In that year, King Henry VIII established the “Master of the Posts” (later ...

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