Bury St Edmunds was awash with flags and bunting at the weekend as the town paid its own special tribute to the original patron saint of England.

Bury St Edmunds-based brewer Greene King showcased its iconic London pubs on a float at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show.

Rooney Anand

Volunteers are being urged to get involved with a project which will bring the history of the Guildhall in Bury St Edmunds to life.

Heritage Lottery Fund

Police in Bury St Edmunds cracked down on illegal parking in the town this week by issuing 117 fixed penalty notices in one day.

Angel Hill

A Risby mother-of-two says she “has been given a new start” thanks to a housing association scheme in the west Suffolk village.

A Parkrun enthusiast who was raced in every country in the world which has the event took on the Bury St Edmunds course at the weekend.


A Suffolk doctor punched a shark on the nose to escape its jaws while surfing off the Australian coast with friends.

Thurston Community College

Hundreds of people assembled at a west Suffolk school last week to remember those who lost their lives during military combat.

Culford School

Students from King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds were honoured at a special awards ceremony to celebrate achievement on Thursday.

Jo Churchill

Bury St Edmunds will compete at the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom competition following its success at this year’s regional contest.

Melanie Lesser

Suffolk-based coffee producers Paddy and Scott’s have launched a new cafe at Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre.


An inspiring five-year-old girl who attends Culford School, near Bury St Edmunds, has cut off 12 inches of her hair to donate to a cancer charity.

Culford School

A Bury St Edmunds pupil will see a short story she wrote published after taking part in a creative writing competition.

Culford School

A series of millennium celebrations will take place in 2020 to mark 1,000 years since the abbey at Bury St Edmunds was founded.

Bury St Edmunds Town Council

Some of the finest chefs from across East Anglia will showcase their festive flair at the Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre – which is just over a fortnight away.

John Griffiths

A man has been taken to hospital after suffering two small stab wounds to each leg following an incident in Bury St Edmunds last night.

Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre

The daughters of a murdered Bury St Edmunds woman take their civil claim for damages against Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) and Suffolk Constabulary to the High Court today.


The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague is backing a charity ball to raise money for search and rescue volunteers who devoted more than 6,000 hours to finding the airman.

Nicola Urquhart

A series of events held in memory of a Haverhill woman have raised more than £2,000 for the hospice which cared for her.

St Edmunds

The Christmas lights in Bury St Edmunds will be switched on next Thursday, November 16, which will also mark the beginning of late night shopping in the town.

Mark Cordell

A sea of green plastic ducks will race down a Bury St Edmunds river later this month in a bid to raise money for a town hospice.

Damage has been caused to the Pizza Hut building in Bury St Edmunds town centre after it was hit by a car this morning.

Suffolk police

A man from near Thetford took on an emotional London to Paris cycle ride to raise money for the hospice which cared for his wife.


Controversial plans for a £20million waste hub on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds have been approved after councillors met again to review the application.

Suffolk County Council

A Suffolk woman has travelled to the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean island of Barbuda to meet a container full of tools and building materials for the relief effort.

United Kingdom

Thousands of spring bulbs have been planted in Bury St Edmunds after the town’s horticultural organisation teamed up with a supplier from Holland.

Melanie Lesser

Proposals to build more than 800 new homes in Thurston could put lives at risk, according to the parish council.

Mid Suffolk District Council

A social enterprise which works with people with disabilities says it is “disappointed” after losing a borough council contract to supply catering services at a Bury St Edmunds park cafe.

Jo Rayner

One of Britain’s most successful swimmers visited Bury St Edmunds last week to coach young stars of the future.

Bury St Edmunds

A Bury St Edmunds teenager is missing after last being seen yesterday afternoon.


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