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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

Yesterday, 16:55

The family of a seven-year-old girl from Bury St Edmunds in urgent need of a stem cell transplant is calling for as many people as possible to join the register.

The family of missing man Corrie McKeague believe a criminal investigation should take place if he is not found by police searching landfill for the RAF gunner.

The travellers who set up camp on the popular Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds have left after a week’s stay.

The location of where new car parking spaces could go in Bury St Edmunds will be revealed as part of work to improve the town centre.

A west Suffolk-based school which provides training and support to teachers has appointed a new director.

A “stunning” £10,000 sum has been gifted by a mystery donor to help replace a charity’s stolen Rural Coffee Caravan - taking the campaign to more than half way.

The decision on a controversial new waste hub on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds has been delayed again after councillors failed to reach an agreement following a specially convened four-hour meeting.

Four parks in St Edmundsbury have all retained their prestigious Green Flag status in recognition of their high standards and visitor facilities.

A paramedic for the East of England Ambulance Service has been suspended for six months on grounds of misconduct for failing to provide the correct care to a patient whose heart had stopped.

A newly opened Bury St Edmunds school rounded off its first academic year in style by winning a prestigious cheerleading competition.

Police are warning residents to remain vigilant following reports of rogue traders operating in Newmarket.

When the sun finally comes out it is great to have a day in the park and there are plenty to choose from in Suffolk and north Essex. Here are seven of our favourites.

Fresher, cooler temperatures will be felt across the region on Thursday and Friday – a welcome relief from today’s humid conditions.

Pubs and brewing group Greene King is to be the new official ale partner of Premiership rugby club Gloucester.

A man who died when he was hit by a car on a dual carriageway in Suffolk has been named by police.

Trains passing through Needham Market are cancelled because a vehicle has struck a railway bridge.

A phenomenal thunder and lightning storm in the early hours of this morning has left a devastating impact across the region, sparking fires, power cuts and travel problems.

New owners for residential care home Ixworth Court, Ixworth.

Three friends have relaunched a country fair in Long Melford with the hope of resurrecting the event on an annual basis.

Hundreds of disability benefit claimants in Suffolk and north Essex, including terminally ill cancer patients, were forced to attend tribunals to get the support they were entitled to.

With only 32 days before the festival kicks off, let’s remind ourselves of the line-up of V Festival.

Emergency services have been called to a collision in Newmarket this afternoon.

One third of people living with dementia in Suffolk and north-east Essex have not had a diagnosis, new NHS figures reveal.

A talented young actor and musician from near Bury St Edmunds has launched a crowdfunding bid to help fund his next step on the road to stardom.

A 34-year-old who man who held a knife to a woman’s neck and threatened to kill her if she didn’t tell him who his ex-girlfriend had been sleeping with has been jailed for five years.

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