Martin Bell, world-renowned war correspondent, author and lecturer and former MP, is returning to Bury St Edmunds with the words of his former adjutant ringing in his ears.

House of Commons

A poignant ceremony was held in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday as a memorial to a young serviceman killed in Afghanistan was rededicated ... on the 100th anniversary of the RAF.

Ernie Broom

The next park run in Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds, is being taken over by the My WiSH Charity as it steps up a gear to promote its Every Heart Matters appeal.


A total of 250 new trees have been planted across West Suffolk as part of a scheme to protect the environment.

Melanie Lesser

The 120th anniversary of the birth of an inspirational Bury St Edmunds artist will be celebrated this week by school pupils, heritage staff and members of her family.

Trevor Beckwith

In his inimitable Cockney style he lobbed out a host of gags and funny stories to a near sell out audience.


Jess Warren is busy getting in the miles in preparation for her first ever marathon.


Business and community leaders have welcomed plans for a multi-million pound scheme to help boost Bury St Edmunds town centre and create new opportunities for retail and housing.

The high profile debating BBC TV programme “Question Time” is coming to Bury St Edmunds later this month.


Hundreds of people are all set to take part in the first ever closed road community cyling event in Bury St Edmunds which is taking place later this year.

Jo Rayner

Pigeons carried a massive amount of information during the First World War.


Students at the West Suffolk College, in Bury St Edmunds, have been shaving their heads, holding a quiz night, a sponsored skeleton, sponsored walk and 24-hour non-stop sport which added up to £4,500 being raised for the GeeWizz charity to purchase laptops for the town’s Priory School.

A 49-year-old mother of five is defying medics and taking part in this year’s London Marathon

University of Suffolk

A fundraising initiative has been set up in Sudbury to help purchase neighbouring buildings used by over 240 youngsters.


A fundraising concert is being held in Bury St Edmunds to help raise money for the critical care unit at the West Suffolk Hospital following treatment they gave to a ladder fall victim.

West Suffolk Hospital

A choir and organisers of a huge firework display have boosted the funds of the Every Heart Matters appeal by nearly £1,000.

West Suffolk Hospital

A free advice event for the community is taking place at Davers Court, in Bury St Edmunds, next week.

Concerns have been raised by an influencial group in Bury St Edmunds which cares about the past, present and future of the town, over the potential loss of its borough status.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council

A plea has been issued to choirs and orchestras keen to take part in an ambitious musical about the life of St Edmund, the former patron saint of England.

United Kingdom

A talk is being given by eminent conservation architect Peter Riddington tomorrow (Wednesday, March 21) to mark the 307th birthday of the Unitarian Meeting House, in Bury St Edmunds.

Tickets are still available for a fundraising evening at the Theatre Royal, in Bury St Edmunds, aimed at boosting the funds of the Every Heart Matters appeal.

West Suffolk Hospital

It’s set to rival some of the major tourist attractions in Suffolk ... let alone Bury St Edmunds.

United Kingdom

The former premises of Lloyds Bank, in Bury St Edmunds, looks set to be developed for new homes in the town.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council

Two sophisticated mobile sensory “magic carpets” have been purchased for children who attend a school in Bury St Edmunds which caters for pupils who have severe, profound and complex learning needs.


All the Abba hits are set to be performed at the Theatre Royal, in Bury St Edmunds, later this month with one of the band’s tribute acts.

Fears have been raised that Bury St Edmunds could lose its borough status along with its mayoral title with the planned merger of two local authorities.

Forest Heath District Council

It was unique and authentic and a programme full of dynamic and diverse music from four wonderful artists.

A major initiative has been launched in Bury St Edmunds in a bid to attract visitors into the town with the upcoming Bury Festival at the heart of the campaign.

Nick Wells

Students and staff at a Bury St Edmunds secondary school have joined forces with their MP to ensure their environment remains clear and clean.

Jo Churchill

Caring members from the Prince’s Trust team at the West Suffolk College have helped the homeless by buying and equipping “blessing bags” which they handed out in Bury St Edmunds.

West Suffolk College

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