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Parents of pupils across west Suffolk have warned of extra traffic on the roads tomorrow as a demonstration against proposed school transport cuts takes place.

Gordon Jones

A major transport project in Bury St Edmunds will be completed ahead of schedule next week, the county council has confirmed.

Suffolk County Council

Residents campaigning for improved broadband access in rural areas were given the opportunity to speak to the chief executive of Openreach at an event last week.

Bury St Edmunds

Drivers have reported delays this morning in Bury St Edmunds after roadworks – which are planned to last for 16 weeks – began in the town.

David Nettleton

Roadworks, branded a “disaster” and a “crackpot scheme”, to improve the area surrounding the Northgate roundabout, in Bury St Edmunds, is due to begin towards the end of this month.

David Nettleton

Children from two schools planted flowers as part of a collaborative project to create a new community area in Bury St Edmunds – which has been officially opened.

Ernie Broom

Improvements to a Bury St Edmunds underpass have been carried out thanks to team work from many organisations and companies in the town.

Melanie Lesser

A community project in Bury St Edmunds which aims to reduce waste and save families money is hoping to expand in the new year.

David Nettleton

A primary school in Bury St Edmunds has been put in special measures by Ofsted following a damning inspection.

Gordon Jones

The Christmas lights in Bury St Edmunds will be switched on next Thursday, November 16, which will also mark the beginning of late night shopping in the town.

Mark Cordell

Controversial plans for a £20million waste hub on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds have been approved after councillors met again to review the application.

Suffolk County Council

The organisers of the Bury St Edmunds Festival of Sport have hailed the week-long event as their best yet.

National League

A flower bed near a new roundabout in Bury St Edmunds has been given an attractive spruce up after work by the town’s award-winning horticultural organisation.

Melanie Lesser

West Suffolk villagers concerned about speeding vehicles have taken action by purchasing a new activation sign which tells drivers how fast they are going.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council

Work to improve the Tayfen Road junction in Bury St Edmunds will go ahead next year, Suffolk County Council has confirmed.

Suffolk County Council

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.

John Griffiths

Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Association of Local Councils have joined together to relaunch Suffolk’s Most Active Communities for 2017.

Mark Cordell

A highly respected member of the governing body of the West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is set to retire at the end of the month.

Suffolk County Council

Plans for a McDonald’s drive-thru restaurant on the edge of a residential area in Bury St Edmunds have been rejected by council officers.

Trevor Beckwith

A new cycle route designed to provide quick, safe and easy access from West Suffolk Hospital to Bury St Edmunds town centre has been officially opened.

James Finch

A legal dispute over “12 inches of land” has halted construction of a “vital” £15miilion Bury St Edmunds relief road, it has been claimed.

Suffolk County Council

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.

Paul Hopfensperger

A roundabout on a major route into Bury St Edmunds will be replaced by four-way traffic lights, as £2.8million improvement works continue.

Suffolk County Council

The “vibrant” Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds has vowed to continue on “business as usual” after losing out on £720,000 of Arts Council funding.

Karen Simpson

Nearly 1,000 homes, which could “severely” hamper local infrastructure, have been recommended for approval in a central Suffolk village.

Suffolk County Council

History-making teenager Alex Oxley has had a taste of Minor Counties Cricket action, and is now desperate for more.

Culford School

Months of major roadworks on a key route into Bury St Edmunds are set to start, as a double roundabout is removed under £2.8million plans to improve roads across the town.

David Nettleton

Five votes cast out of more than 9,000 in the Tower division of Bury St Edmunds were the difference between victory and defeat for two councillors.

Paul Hopfensperger

The annual Stowmarket open air music festival is set for its biggest ever year, with StowFiesta now set to run over two days for the first time.

Suffolk County

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a former president of the Suffolk county branch of the Royal British Legion.


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