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A spooky weekend was held at a Bury St Edmunds museum as the tales of witches and witchfinders were brought to life.

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of a 23-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds who has been missing since Saturday morning.

With just a few days until the Menta Trade Fair on Tuesday, October 4, plans are being finalised for the biggest business event yet seen in Bury St Edmunds.

A Suffolk-based football club director had to plead with the bomb squad not to blow up his new BMW yesterday after he found a suspicious suitcase in the car.

They are an important part of British history but soon the traditional red phone box could soon be vanishing from villages across west Suffolk.

Ninety people from all over the country travelled to Barrow for the inaugural Big BRO Race, raising more than £4,000 for Breast Cancer Now.

A father stabbed by his son more than 30 times during a row about a printer has asked a court for a restraining order banning all contact between them to be reinstated.

Heroic Suffolk firefighters who had just completed new medical training on Thursday night used their enhanced skills within a matter of hours when they rescued a 96-year-old woman from her burning home.

Acclaimed musical Made in Dagenham opens at The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich today.

The motorcyclist involved in a serious collision close to RAF Barnham this morning died at the scene, police have confirmed.

Police are investigating after a shoplifter took between six and eight designer glasses frames from an independent opticians in Bury St Edmunds.

Police have released CCTV images of a woman they want to speak to after a purse was stolen and a bank card was used to withdraw cash in Bury St Edmunds.

It is full steam ahead for a restoration of Bury St Edmunds’ Guildhall after fundraisers hit their target and unlocked a cash pot of Heritage Lottery Funding.

Three people from London have been arrested after two teenage boys were robbed in Bury St Edmunds yesterday.

A group of headteachers who began working together four years ago in Bury St Edmunds to ease the transition to a two-tier system have vowed to continue their work.

The mayor of St Edmundsbury Julia Wakelam has launched a festival marking the final week of the Ivory cafe and cocktail bar in Bury St Edmunds.

A motorcyclist is in hospital after a serious collision with a van on the corner of a road in Little Livermere, between Bury St Edmunds and Thetford.

More than 1,000 Suffolk drivers were clocked breaking the speed limit in a single week, police figures published today have revealed.

A murder investigation continues today into the death of a “friendly and popular individual” found at a home in Bury St Edmunds.

Quietly and without any great fanfare, what could soon become one of East Anglia’s leading tourist attractions opened to the public in Newmarket today.

A Suffolk charity which counts Russell Brand, Davina McCall, Joe Pasquale and Boy George among its patrons says it will improve following criticisms by a health watchdog.

Going Green – Eight new social entrepreneurs graduate from the Eastern Enterprise Hub

Veterans, community leaders and members of the armed forces marched on Angel Hill yesterday to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

Women on wheels tackled five, 10 and 20-mile cycling tracks at the AFC Sudbury stadium this weekend to help raise thousands of pounds for St Nicholas Hospice.

A 39-year-old man will appear in court tomorrow after being charged in connection with two armed robbery incidents at business premises in Bury St Edmunds.

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Bury Town manager Ben Chenery believes his side’s home clash with Brightlingsea Regent in Ryman North this afternoon will be their toughest fixture of the season to date.

If anyone was in doubt as to the standard required to play at the top of National Two then it was in evidence at Silver Leys on Saturday.

England cricketing legends visited west Suffolk yesterday for a game against a combined Bury St Edmunds and Worlington team.

Gallery: Bury start season with win over Chilton

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 30

Chilton 10

Bury kicked off their second season in National Division 2 with a fine victory.

England cricketing greats will be in Bury St Edmunds on Friday for a match at the Victory Ground.

Suffolk’s Joe Le Maire is one of the best young Thai Boxers in England. For the next year, he’ll be living and fighting in Thailand, the home of the sport, and every month he’ll be writing a diary about his experiences. Here, in his first piece, he talks about settling in to life in Phuket.

When he takes to the roads in a charity bike ride next month, cyclist Danny Driver is expecting to stand out amongst the sea of high tech bicycles and Lycra.

Ten-man Braintree Town slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Maidstone United in the Conference Premier on Tuesday night, Bobby-Joe Taylor scoring twice in the first half.

The future of a Suffolk speedway stadium has been secured after it was sold to one of the largest track owners in the country.

Legendary pro-skateboarder Tony Hawk has given his support to plans for a Thurston skate park in memory of tragic air rifle victim Ben Wragge, 13.

Rother Valley Country Park was the venue for the 2016 National Open Water Swimming Championships last Sunday.

Former Ipswich Town academy and Bury Town keeper Nick Pope has signed for Premier League Burnley.

Keith Deller will be putting past rivalry to one side as he teams up with former foe Eric Bristow in a unique darts event at Mildenhall Social Club.

A historic day for a Suffolk non-league club is set to place them “firmly on the football map” with the official opening of their stadium following a £750,000 refurbishment.

A Suffolk racehorse owner recruited craftsmen from the county to create a piece of sporting history.

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