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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

Adventurous Suffolk couple are seeking £200,000 funding to launch their camping invention - the LapBakPak.

There’s going to be more unsettled conditions across Suffolk and Essex for the most part of the week.

A massively generous and “incredible” £150,000 legacy has propelled the Every Heart Matters appeal towards its £500,000 target.

Two vehicles came off the carriageways on the A12 and A14 this evening during the wet weather.

Fullers Mill Garden, in West Stow, the lifetime’s work of Bernard Tickner, has attracted record visitor numbers this year.

The inquest is due to be held today into the death of a man found trapped in a drain, in Bury St Edmunds.

A series of ‘super-surgeries’ is being explored in Suffolk which would bring a host of primary healthcare services together under one roof.

He was a stretcher bearer in the First World War and never fired a shot in anger.

Ten life-sized sitting silhouettes are proudly displayed in an historic Suffolk church ahead of a week of poignant services to mark the centenary of the First World War.

More potholes on Suffolk’s roads are set to be repaired as part of a fresh purge of highways problems, according to roads chiefs.

The number of anti-social behaviour reports in Suffolk has dropped by nearly a third.

Brisk winds hit the region today but it has been unseasonally warm for this time of the year.

Scores of Dachshund owners barking mad for their four-legged friends flocked to Southwold for a sponsored walk to support sausage dogs in crisis.

Parents, family and friends were invited to see children from the new reception class at Culford School plant a tree to mark the start of their educational journey.

A born and bred Ipswich dancer celebrating 30 years on stage has been presented with an MBE by the Queen.

A cafe in Bury St Edmunds that encourages people to talk openly about losing loved ones has reached its first anniversary.

Motorists are being warned of disruption on the A14 in Suffolk as police escort an abnormal load through the county.

Fans of Suffolk’s own superstar have one final chance to see him live in concert at Chantry Park in Ipswich – as new tickets for his European tour are released today.

As East Anglia wakes up to another day of unseasonably warm weather, can we expect temperatures to reach record heights?

Bury St Edmunds enjoyed a record-breaking year for tourism in 2017 with more visitors to the historic town than ever before, latest figures have revealed.

Fire crews were called to rescue a car which had become stuck in a deep ditch on the side of the A14 following a collision with a lorry.

A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted more than three decades ago rang a friend in a distressed state after seeing her alleged attacker in Bury St Edmunds, a court has heard.

A former Bury St Edmunds man accused of sexually assaulting three schoolgirls covered his ears with his hands when police read out the allegations to him, a court has heard.

Two men have appeared before magistrates in connection with a spate of thefts which saw power tools, sat navs, cash and bank cards taken from vehicles in Suffolk and Norfolk.

A community is being urged to back a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to save its village pub for future generations.

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