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Yesterday, 17:24
Updated GVs of the Apex in Bury St Edmunds.

A popular Bury St Edmunds music venue could save the taxpayer £150,000 a year by raising ticket prices an average of just £2.

The Milburn Centre Syndicate at the West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk have scooped £1 million pounds in the National Lottery. Some of the lucky winners received their cheque at Ickworth Hall Hotel, Suffolk.  Picture by: Jason Mitchell

A syndicate of 20 West Suffolk College staff are celebrating their Lotto Millionaire Raffle win.

Police are investigating

Police have been called to Thurston Road near Bury St Edmunds this evening after a bull escaped its field and onto the road.

Tony Gearing being interviewed by Aviva, who were in town to film one of the five YOPEY Befriender schemes this charity has set up with money from the £25k grant Aviva gave us last year. The film will be put on Aviva’s website to encourage other small charities and community groups to apply for grants this year from its Aviva Community Fund

The work of school pupils who give up their spare time to get to know Bury St Edmunds care home residents has been filmed by the company that helped get the group off the ground.

Beatrix Potter fun day and celebrations at Long Melford Hall. Pictured is Maisey Doyle.

Birthday celebrations including a picnic, party games and a special trail have been held at a Suffolk hall in honour of the famous children’s author Beatrix Potter.

A computer-generated image of how the Sizewell complex will look after construction of Sizewell C.

Britain is set to get its first new nuclear power station in generations as EDF’s directors approve investment in Hinkley Point.

Suffolk Dog Day at Helmingham Hall.

Dog lovers will not want to miss this year’s Suffolk Dog Day at Helmingham Hall on Sunday (July 31) which celebrates our four-legged friends in all their various guises.

Police are investigating

An investigation has been launched after a woman reported being raped in Bury St Edmunds.

Liz Ayling is urging parents to donate PE kit and old uniform from middle schools to charity. Liz is pictured with Joseph (12) and Daniel (8) in Bury St Edmunds.

Parents of children at the four Bury St Edmunds middle schools which closed down last week are being urged to donate any spare PE kit they have to charity.

National Citizen Service in Bury St Edmunds

A community art project continues in Bury St Edmunds on Thursday as members of the National Citizen Service invite perceptions on mental health.

Ben Wragge

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following the death of a 13-year-old boy in Thurston will face no further action, police have said.

RAF Honington

A civilian employee at a Suffolk RAF base who was jailed earlier this year for stealing £72,690 from mess accounts actually stole nearer £200,000, a court has heard.

Mark Perryman

A student with autism who was bullied at school for being “different” has won a national award to enable him to go to university and study accountancy and management.

ATOL is there to protect holiday makers should anything go wrong

Did you know that the Civil Aviation Authority has tightened rules over reporting on the returns of ATOL registered travel agents to better protect holidaymakers?

The number of claims received by the council has increased year-by-year since 2013.

A transport boss has insisted that the quality of Suffolk’s roads is improving, despite a rising number of drivers lodging compensation claims as a result of potholes.

Cupola House, in Bury St Edmunds

A steak and lobster restaurant from Southend is understood to be moving into the newly-renovated Cupola House in Bury St Edmunds.

A keen dancer, Julia is now fully recovered

“If I can’t be the best dancer, at least I can be the skinniest”.

Simon Dobbin with his wife Nicole.

Thirteen men are to appear in court in September following an incident that left a football fan from Suffolk with life-changing injuries.

Ipswich Hospital

Missed appointments at the region’s three main hospitals have cost the taxpayer almost £30million in the last three years, we can today reveal.

Special police officers arrive at the scene after an explosion occurred in Ansbach. (Friebe/dpa via AP)

A suicide bomber who blew himself up after being turned away from a music festival in southern Germany was a Syrian man who had been denied asylum.

Newmarket High Street.

Two fire engines were sent to reports of smoke coming from a premises in Newmarket High Street at around 1.35pm today.

The Summer of Pubs trails 2016

More than 100 pubs in Suffolk and Essex are celebrated in a series of new trails to encourage residents and visitors alike to visit different parts of both counties.

Police Community Support Officers (stock picture)

Two new PCSOs will be patrolling the streets of Bury St Edmunds from next January in a new step for local policing.

Hugh O'Neill, headteacher of St Benedict's School, Bury St Edmunds.

Turbulent times are ahead for Bury St Edmunds schools with “chaos” predicted as the two and three-tier systems compete against each other.

Abbey Gardens, in Bury St Edmunds

A promotional video showing Bury St Edmunds at its best will be filmed in the near future to market the town to tourists.

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Community sport

Yesterday, 12:32
Sam Bullingham (centre, number 84) lines up for his open water swim

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

Nick Pope has signed for Burnley

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

Keith Deller in action

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.

Micky Quinn cuts the tape to officially re-open the Ridgeons Stadium at Newmarket Town

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.

Pat Betts from Framlingham with Le Reve who won best shod horse at the Grand National.

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

Brett Pitman celebrates scoring for Ipswich Town. Photo: Steve Waller (
www.stephenwaller.com)

The 2016/17 season fixtures have been released by the English Football League for the Championship, League One and League Two.

Brian Gobey with his St Edmund flag at the Marseilles stadium against Russia

Eagle-eyed football viewers might just spot the flag of St Edmund representing the English in St Etienne tonight against Slovakia.

Lauren Bradshaw in action

The Great East Swim returns to the scenic Alton Water reservoir this Saturday for the fifth year - and there is still time to sign up.

Adam Webster - Picture: Joe Pepler

Ipswich Town are preparing to tweak their approach in the Championship next season, with the signing of cultured Portsmouth centre-back Adam Webster.

Cai Griffiths in action for Ospreys. Picture: Huw Evans Picture Agency

Cai Griffiths has no regrets leaving professional rugby, as he plans his new career at Bury St Edmunds.

Bury Rugby’s Pro AM Performance Director Terry Sands (left), Cai Griffiths and director of rugby, Gavin Hogg

National 2 outfit Bury St Edmunds have completed the signing of former Ospreys front row, Cai Griffiths.

Ram Meadow football ground

With “nowhere to go” a frustrated Bury Town Football Club is now investing £100,000 in their dilapidated Ram Meadow home, admitting a long-desired move away is out of their hands.

Mark Ronson: NME 17/01/2015

International superstar Mark Ronson will complete the stellar lineup performing at this year’s Newmarket Nights concert season, it has just been announced.

2016 UK Street Velodrome Series will be coming to Charter Square in Bury St Edmunds this summer. Pictured is Tanya Griffiths and John Stockwell from Suffolk Saints.

Bury St Edmunds welcomed Suffolk’s new professional cycling duo who are taking part in the national Street Velodrome competition.

Gallery: Thousands enjoy the Bury Rugby Sevens

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
A Barracudas player breaks in their upset defeat over last year's champions Northampton Saints

A crowd of nearly 4,000 fans basked in the sunshine as they took in the red-hot action at the eighth annual Greene King IPA Sevens tournament, at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, on Sunday.

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