A 32-year-old man has died after being struck by a train in Bury St Edmunds last night.

Suffolk police

The headteacher of a Bury St Edmunds secondary school which opened 16 months ago has left suddenly for “personal and professional reasons”.

Sybil Andrews Academy

Plans to replace a Bury St Edmunds community centre have been backed by the Government following the announcement that £670,000 has been awarded to the project.

Robert Everitt

A new £20million waste hub facility on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds is due to be fully operational by next year, according to property consultants.

Suffolk County Council

Shoppers in Bury St Edmunds can now show their support for the environment and the town’s market by enjoying their drinks in a new reusable cup.

Robert Everitt

A regional search and rescue organisation dedicated to finding missing people now has three new dogs in its team.

Corrie McKeague

Laughter, mystery and intrigue are promised at four village halls in Suffolk with the Theatre Royal’s Murder At... performances.

The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague says she has been discussing “a huge amount of different things” surrounding her son’s disappearance with police as she continues to try to find answers.

Nicola Urquhart

The team behind a popular Bury St Edmunds pub are aiming to replicate their success after taking on a second site in the town.

Greene King

A Chinese takeaway in Bury St Edmunds has achieved a ‘good’ food hygiene rating after an environmental health inspection.

A Chinese takeaway in Bury St Edmunds voluntarily closed its kitchen for one week after “significant cleaning and food hygiene management issues” were identified following an environmental health inspection.

A music technology student from Sudbury will gain a unique insight into the industry next month with a work experience placement on Kylie Minogue’s tour.

West Suffolk College

Timeless children’s classic book Dear Zoo makes its stage premiere at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.

The new manager of a care home near Bury St Edmunds says he is focusing on recruitment as he begins his role.

More than 100 primary school children in the county enjoyed a day of live science in Bury St Edmunds as part of a new festival.


Children from a Bury St Edmunds primary school enjoyed a meal at a restaurant as part of a week of learning about the Chinese new year.

More than 150 students from a school near Bury St Edmunds will showcase their talent on stage in a production of Oliver this month.

Thurston Community College

West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds provided six of the top ten finalists in a prestigious national fashion photography competition.

West Suffolk College

A family is continuing its fundraising quest for a Bury St Edmunds-based hospice with a black tie ball in memory of a loved one.

St Edmunds

Market traders in Bury St Edmunds have teamed up with two organisations to improve the look of a town centre street.

Robert Everitt

Budget proposals to freeze council tax in St Edmundsbury were supported by councillors at a meeting yesterday.

Forest Heath District Council

Plans to redevelop Bury St Edmunds’ historic town centre post office will be considered by councillors in April, it has been announced.

Post Office

The first two heats of a popular Bury St Edmunds music competition – which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year – have now been completed.


A Bury St Edmunds shopping centre today launched a photography competition which will support a hospital charity in the town.

Colin Roberts

A major transport project in Bury St Edmunds will be completed ahead of schedule next week, the county council has confirmed.

Suffolk County Council

Residents campaigning for improved broadband access in rural areas were given the opportunity to speak to the chief executive of Openreach at an event last week.

Bury St Edmunds

In a bid to beat the January blues, many people flirt with the idea of changing careers in the first month of the year, but rarely follow through. MICHAEL STEWARD meets one former Suffolk woman who left the high-flying world of investment banking behind to become a gym instructor – and hasn’t looked back.

Thurston Community College

A community arts project which saw Bury St Edmunds school pupils collaborate with market traders and the council to organise a puppet parade has scooped a national award.

Patrick Chung

A popular Bury St Edmunds pub will reopen this week after a major fire at a next-door property forced it to close for four months.

A Boxing Day crash on the A14 in Suffolk where two teenage friends died may have happened due to water on the road, an inquest has heard.

Bury St Edmunds

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