Dozens of people are all set to take part in a huge photo shoot to help promote St Edmund’s Day.

It was the thrill of a lifetime for daring duo Trevor Root and Mandy Foster - and they managed to raise £5,000 for charity.

Suffolk Police

Bury St Edmunds-based brewer Greene King has won a major award for its XX Mild.

Greene King

Sid and Scrat, along with the Ice Queen, characters from the movie Ice Age, paid a visit to the Arc Shopping Centre, in Bury St Edmunds, this week, as part of the centre’s Awesome August campaign.

The New Music Generator (NMG) Awards are set to take place at the Apex, in Bury St Edmunds, next month.


Have you seen missing 22-year-old man Thomas Chappell?

Community groups, charities and voluntary organisations in West Suffolk could benefit from over £300,000 of funding that is being made available.

Robert Everitt

The Every Heart Matters appeal has edged ever closer to its half way target of raising £500,000 to help create a fully integrated cardiac centre at the West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds.

West Suffolk Hospital

A total of 168 competitors took part in the annual Theatre Royal Golf Day held at Stowmarket Golf Club helping to raise thousands of pounds for the playhouse in Bury St Edmunds.

A colourful 6ft high camel and a mule’s head are now in place as part of the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds.


Hundreds of discarded plastic bottles have been used to create a three-metre long Zeppelin for the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds.


Two singers at St Mary’s Church, in Bury St Edmunds, have made history.

St Mary's Church

Thousands of visitors enjoyed the sunshine and were entertained with a range of attractions at the Clare Priory Craft Fair.

The abiding desire of Lauren Colchester was to make people happy and bring a “bit of magic into the world.”

West Suffolk Hospital

A tree has been donated to the St Edmund Gardening Group to help improve the area around St Edmunds Church, the nearby school and car park.


Wolfs’ heads, an air raid shelter and several other churches are just some of the many items uncovered in a study that will shape the future understanding and conservation of the 1,000-year-old Abbey in Bury St Edmunds.

Robert Everitt

Dignitaries including Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill and the mayor of St Edmundsbury Margaret Marks are due to attend the formal opening of the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds, on Saturday.

Jo Churchill

The bravery and heroism of a former soldier of the First World War who died from shrapnel wounds just a few days before the end of the conflict is to be commemorated.


A Suffolk mother of two, campaigner and ambassador for the charity Group B Strep Support is set to discuss and talk about the complaint to sixth formers in Bury St Edmunds next week.

King Edward VI School

The historic Guildhall, in Bury St Edmunds, which has been transformed following a stunning £2 million restoration project, is to throw open its doors this weekend with two open days.

Heritage Lottery Fund

Hundreds of iconic vintage, pre-war, post-war, classic, modern and super cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles are all set to go on show in a bid to raise money for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Gina Long

World Cup fever hit Hardwick Primary School, in Bury St Edmunds, today, as pupils arrived in their patriotic England outfits and masks ready for the World Cup semi-final against Croatia.

Nick Wells

They came in all shapes and sizes and all age groups ... some dressed to impressed others in their team colours.


A care home in Great Barton is celebrating after being rated outstanding in a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

Care Quality Commission

Funds from a Christmas Market and a series of caravan rallies have helped to boost the funds of the My WiSH charity to £3,500.

West Suffolk Hospital

Poppies created at workshops run by The Crafty Foxes group, in Bury St Edmunds, are to go on display in the town’s Abbey Gardens, tomorrow, Thursday, July 12.

Abbey Gardens

Intricate etchings along with delicate, passionate and time consuming work has gone into creating an imaginative stain-glass lead-lined piece of artwork for the World War I Trail, in Bury St Edmunds.


A total of 13 fire crews were called out to two separate field and straw bale fires in west Suffolk this afternoon.


Two incidents of arson have taken place in Bury St Edmunds after a smoke grenade was put through the letterboxes of both properties.

Suffolk police

Women got on their bikes at the weekend for a charity cycle ride in Bury St Edmunds.

Jo Rayner

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