Search
Log in

You must log in to view this page. Please enter your email address and password, or use one of our partners to login

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Bury Mercury account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Local headlines

33 minutes ago

As the deadline for Stars of Suffolk nominations approaches, organiser Mick Parker is looking ahead to the “emotional and wonderful” annual ceremony that brings together the county’s unsung heroes for one night of celebration.

A motorist who consumed a cocktail of drugs before causing a crash on a Suffolk road which left a woman with “life-changing injuries” has been jailed for 28 months.

Suffolk nursing home owners say they are thrilled after one of their homes was awarded a coveted top rating by inspectors.

Officials behind the Stars of Suffolk awards are urging people to make nominations for carer of the year.

It is some time since the Labour Party went into a conference season with swagger and confidence – this year they very much do.

A top barrister from Suffolk has spoken out in a planning row over proposals for a multi-million pound expansion he fears may threaten the tranquillity of Constable Country.

Doctors anticipating a severe outbreak of flu this winter are desperately urging vulnerable people in Suffolk to get vaccinated against the virus.

The latest version of the iPhone, the 8 and 8 Plus went on sale for the first time this morning.

Go for regular eye tests – it could not only save your sight, but also your life. This is the message being pushed by campaigners across Suffolk and Essex during National Eye Health Week, from September 18-24.

The Bury St Edmunds’ branch of building supplies firm Ridgeons is donating £1,000 worth of construction materials and building tools to help people on the Caribbean island of Barbuda rebuild homes in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Controversial plans for a £20 million waste hub on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds have been approved.

Sunshine is set to pour down on Suffolk this weekend – bringing a summer feel back to the county just in time for one of the biggest sporting events of the year.

A long-awaited Bury St Edmunds relief road, which will “unlock land” to create thousands of jobs and attract millions of pounds of investment, is set to open next week.

Essex libraries have launched a checklist to help parents and children get the most out of their local library.

The most popular baby names for 2016 in England and Wales have been revealed with Olivia and Oliver being ranked as the number one choices.

With the weekend only a few days away you might be wondering how you are going to spend it, check out our what’s on guide for events near you.

The founder of a charity that supports sexually abused children in Suffolk has given an insight into what it’s like working in this harrowing field as the organisation marks its fifth birthday.

A former 400m runner from Suffolk who had to stop competing after suffering a heart attack has managed to get her health back on track and has the Great East Run in her sights.

Controversial plans for hundreds of new homes and a primary school in Lakenheath have been given the green light after the government decided not to intervene.

Pop star Cher has supported the campaign seeking to find RAF airman Corrie McKeague, who went missing in Bury St Edmunds almost a year ago.

A proposed merger of two authorities to create a new West Suffolk Council has the support of local residents and businesses, according to a new report.

A dog agility show was one of the highlights of this year’s Drinkstone village fete and hundreds of people turned out to enjoy the various attractions.

A Sudbury 24-year-old who jacked in her comfortable office job and promotion to pursue her dream career in filmmaking landed work on the latest Ridley Scott blockbuster just two months after making the big decision.

Witnesses to a crash in north Suffolk in which a cyclist suffered serious head injuries are asked to contact police.

Close your eyes and you could really believe it was the real thing.

Helpful information

Local weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 13°C

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24