A Bury St Edmunds mum is in the running to win a garden transformation which would create a safe space for her two sons with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Bury St Edmunds

The death of a man in Bury St Edmunds is not being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

A farmers’ market stall holder who regularly trades at an event near Bury St Edmunds has appeared on a television food series where products are sampled.


A well-known “pillar of the community” has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to a Bury St Edmunds estate.

Paul Hopfensperger

A Bury St Edmunds secondary school has appointed a new headteacher after the sudden departure of its former leader at February half-term.

Concerns have been raised after small canisters of nitrous oxide – also known as laughing gas – were found at a west Suffolk beauty spot.


A new life-saving defibrillator – housed in an old telephone box – has been officially unveiled in Bury St Edmunds town centre.

West Suffolk Hospital

A Chinese takeaway in Bury St Edmunds which was given a zero food hygiene grading by the council in February has now achieved a “good” rating following re-inspection.

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

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