In 20 years the Bury St Edmunds Whitsun Fayre has grown from a flower and plant market to two day event full of family fun and attractions.

Melanie Lesser

Armed police are patrolling in the vicinity of the Apex and Arc shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds.

Suffolk police

A popular Suffolk wedding venue and hotel has mysteriously shut up shop overnight, allegedly leaving couples and customers in the dark.

Hundreds of dogs helped to raise thousands of pounds for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

A Suffolk butcher’s shop has struck gold and gained award-winning status for their homemade sausages.

Two new low-cost retail stores are coming to Bury St Edmunds, as a long redundant site is brought back into use.

St Edmundsbury

Months of major roadworks on a key route into Bury St Edmunds are set to start, as a double roundabout is removed under £2.8million plans to improve roads across the town.

David Nettleton

The true scale of the incredible generosity of a kind-hearted Suffolk music teacher and farmer has been revealed, with £1.25million left to help children access clean water in sub-Saharan Africa.

Bury St Edmunds

A west Suffolk football club has raised money for charity while holding a testimonial match for two long-serving players.


Schools in west Suffolk are working to promote local markets in the area with several projects from puppetry to posters.

Angel Hill

A Eurovision superfan from Bury St Edmunds achieved his mission of flying the St Edmund flag in front of a global audience.


The mother of missing man Corrie McKeague’s unborn child has posted an emotive photograph of her ‘bump’ and spoke of the “joy and pain” her pregnancy brings.

Nicola Urquhart

A musical about a notorious cop-killing, bank-robbing couple has proved to be drama students at West Suffolk College’s fastest sell-out show.

West Suffolk College

The revelation that Prime Minister Theresa May supports fox hunting has been met with a mixed reaction by the hunts in Suffolk and Essex, who agree the current situation is unworkable.

Theresa May

With a highly influential and well-funded mayor on their doorstep, two west Suffolk councils are planning to merge in a bid to ensure they are not left behind.

John Griffiths

The search for the RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague has embarked on its 10th week, with police moving on to a new search area today.

Nicola Urquhart

The magic of a children’s classic novel will be brought to life in a trio of outdoor performances across west Suffolk.


Bury St Edmunds Round Table has announced its new chairman.


Forget the king under the car park, Bury St Edmunds could be about to find out if Saxon king and town namesake Saint Edmund is buried under a tennis court.

Robert Everitt

A spring cleaning campaign across west Suffolk has seen volunteers litter pick and remove more than 460 bags of waste from public open spaces.

St Edmundsbury

The annual Stowmarket open air music festival is set for its biggest ever year, with StowFiesta now set to run over two days for the first time.

Suffolk County

As five Suffolk stars were honoured, the Queen’s Lord Lieutenant has called for more nominations to truly reflect the “fantastic” efforts of our county’s volunteers.

Royal British Legion

In the months since RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague went missing after a night out in Bury St Edmunds, very little information has come to light.

Nicola Urquhart

A flat blaze in Newmarket which left 23 people homeless was caused by a small fire next to an outdoor air vent.

Heath District

A man losing part of his leg in a crash on a residential estate in Bury St Edmunds has prompted calls for parking restrictions at a “dangerous” junction.

Suffolk County Council

The family of missing RAF Honington gunner Corrie McKeague have spoke of their gratitude after police searched through tonnes of landfill in temperatures of 25.5C.

Nicola Urquhart

A Bury St Edmunds primary school is in “safe hands”, despite the headteacher having to take extended leave, the chairman of governors has stated.

Two footballers seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident are to be guests of honour at an end-of-season Suffolk FA awards night.

A 15-year era in education has come to an end, as well-known headteacher, and outspoken defender of schools and teaching, Geoff Barton stands down.


Art and design students from the University of Suffolk and West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds enjoyed a trip full of art and archaeology when they visited Rome.

University of Suffolk

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