A “landmark development” to improve Bury St Edmunds historic town centre including a widened link between the Arc shopping centre and the old quarter have been approved.

John Griffiths

A community project in Bury St Edmunds which is aiming to bring generations together is asking people to share old photographs and memorabilia of the town’s market for a pop-up museum.

Robert Everitt

A new flower bed has been installed at a Bury St Edmunds primary school following a community project.

David Nettleton

A Bury St Edmunds school named after a famous Suffolk artist has been donated a special work of art on the 120th anniversary of her birth.

Trevor Beckwith

A charity shop takeover project which saw business students from West Suffolk College create eye-catching window displays has been hailed as a “great success”.

West Suffolk College

Musicians took to the balcony of a Bury St Edmunds venue to perform as part of the town’s continuing fringe festival.

Children at a Bury St Edmunds primary school got on their bikes to take part in a cycling-themed day of activities.

A treasure hunt competition in the lead-up to the royal wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry is being held in Bury St Edmunds.

Mark Cordell

A group of school pupils and volunteers returned to see daffodils which they planted in Bury St Edmunds nearly 18 months ago.

West Suffolk College

The mystery of where the remains of Saint Edmund are buried has taken another twist after an alternative theory was put forward by a respected clergyman.

Abbey Gardens

A Bury St Edmunds-based trust which awards grants to organisations involved in the care of disabled people has given more than £8,000 to an Exning pre-school.

West Suffolk Hospital

A new service to help patients manage a little known long-term condition which causes mobility issues will be officially launched in west Suffolk this month.


Organisers of a popular Bury St Edmunds music competition have hailed its 20th anniversary year as the “best ever”.


A secondary school near Bury St Edmunds has hailed student performers following its sell-out production of Oliver!.

Thurston Community College

A popular annual event which sees hundreds of dog walkers descend on Ickworth Park near Bury St Edmunds will take place again in May.

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Students from West Suffolk College are helping to promote the image of Thetford as a great place to work.

West Suffolk College

Clare College Choir will return to Bury St Edmunds to perform a fundraising concert for the town’s theatre following last year’s sell-out show.

Organisers of a popular Bury St Edmunds music competition have hailed the “staggering” quality of the bands who have performed over five heats.


An innovative new pilot scheme to immerse children in science has been launched in Suffolk primary schools with plans to expand across East Anglia.

Nikos Savvas

A World Cup-themed schools football festival will take place this summer to raise money for the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS).

Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club

A new Travelodge and ‘drive-thru’ Starbucks on a key gateway into Bury St Edmunds will give the town’s economy and tourist trade a major boost, according to business leaders.

Terry Clements

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

Suffolk police

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

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

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

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