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About the Bury Mercury

About the Bury Mercury

In print, online, and via social media – we want to ensure that you can access news, entertainment and sport from Bury St Edmunds wherever you are.

The Bury Mercury team strive to be first with the news, bringing you breaking stories from west Suffolk as well as heart-warming stories that cement the feel of community spirit in Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding towns and villages and all the latest from Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club and Bury Town FC.

Bury St Edmunds is home to highly-successful arts venue The Apex, the traditional Theatre Royal, the popular Picturehouse cinema and, of course, St. Edmundsbury Cathedral. We want to celebrate this rich cultural influence through our entertainment pages, helping you to make the most of everything that is happening in Bury St Edmunds.

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Local headlines

A jewellery entrepreneur whose fortunes took a tumble in the 1990s after a publicity gaffe is set to appear at a Suffolk business event.

Don’t put away those sun hats just yet, the region is set for another warm day tomorrow with temperatures hitting a possible 26C (78F) – but the rain is returning on Thursday.

A teenage girl was left “very shaken” after being punched in the face during an attempted robbery in Newmarket at the weekend.

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.

A number of pellet guns and pyrotechnic equipment have been discovered in a paddock in Brandon, after they were reported stolen.

The showers which hit parts of the region yesterday will disappear today to give a dry day across the region.

There was little to trouble motorists and rail travellers this morning on both the railways and roads this morning across Suffolk and North East Essex.

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

From a body being identified in the River Gipping, in Ipswich to ITFC’s striker Kayden Jackson being excited to be playing alongside Janoi Donacien ahead of tonight’s Carabao Cup first round against Exeter City - here we bring you five must-read stories for this morning.

Bury St. Edmunds law firm Greene & Greene Solicitors has been supporting Wills Weeks in aid of St. Nicholas Hospice Care since 2011.

A burglar stole gardening tools from a west Suffolk shed while the owner was sleeping at home.

An event to celebrate green-fingered enthusiasts in care homes in Bury St Edmunds was held last week.

A man aged in his 70s is said to be in a critical condition following a crash on the A14 in west Suffolk this morning.

Landlords will be able to get advice about changes to the law at a forum held next month.

A 17-year-old girl was left with a black eye after she refused demands to hand over money in west Suffolk last night

The closure of the only GP surgery in a west Suffolk village is “another blow for rural communities”, according to a councillor.

An East Anglian hospital has seen patient demand soar to levels not seen since winter’s health crisis – this time brought on by the prolonged hot weather.

Suffolk patients’ satisfaction with GP services has exceeded national benchmarks despite the growing pressures and recruitment difficulties facing healthcare staff in the county.

A business leader has expressed his frustration following the exit of another business from Bury St Edmunds town centre.

Butterfly Conservation and English Heritage want people to spot and record butterflies they see at the heritage charity’s castles as part of this year’s Big Butterfly Count.

East of England councils are being urged to do more to help Britain’s bees and other pollinators – such as cutting areas of grass less often in parks and roadside verges to allow wild flowers to grow.

Verbal abuse against council road crews who are taking breaks has increased so much throughout the recent heatwave that teams have been issued with body cameras to capture footage of the incidents.

Young people leaving residential care in Suffolk will now be able to stay closer to their children’s homes under a new government pilot scheme.

The closure of the only GP surgery in a west Suffolk village is “another blow for rural communities”, according to a councillor.

The dragster is the world’s only VW Beetle ‘funny car’ - and goes from 0-60mph in under a second.

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