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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

A bespoke sculpture was offically unveiled at a Bury St Edmunds care home to celebrate the partnership between Suffolk County Council and Care UK.

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

More than 200 women got on their bikes in Bury St Edmunds today to raise money for a hospice charity.

Bury St Edmunds

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

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

A man losing part of his leg in a crash on a residential estate in Bury St Edmunds has prompted calls for parking restrictions at a “dangerous” junction.

Suffolk County Council

A countryside setting on the edge of Bury St Edmunds’ Moreton Hall estate is not a suitable location for a McDonald’s drive-thru restaurant, planning officers have said.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council

After years of queues, traffic lights and an outright closure, the Westley bridge has now reopened in both directions after around £1.6million of repair work.

Suffolk County Council

McDonald’s has suffered a setback in its plans for a new restaurant at Moreton Hall, after Suffolk County Council recommended the plan was refused.

Suffolk County Council

An education trust in west Suffolk has been named the first official Research School in the East of England.

Suffolk

A jaw-dropping £32,000 quote to repaint a tatty bridge in Bury St Edmunds has astounded town centre groups who claim it could be done for a fraction of the cost.

Melanie Lesser

As another hundred people are fined for parking illegally in Bury St Edmunds, there are fears the town’s tourism could be hit this summer as rogue drivers persist in blocking the town’s designated coach area.

Andrew Speed

Parents and teachers have hit out at Ofsted after a report downgraded their “brilliant” village primary school to ‘inadequate’.

Suffolk County Council

Drivers caught speeding along the A14 at Rougham are receiving fines and points on their licence after police caught them going above a temporary 40mph limit along the dual carriageway.

Suffolk County Council

Ipswich’s role as the county town of Suffolk is being questioned, with some suggesting Bury St Edmunds is more deserving of the title.

Julia Wakelam

Real power to enforce parking and end years of “abuse” in west Suffolk made another step forward on Tuesday, after St Edmundsbury Borough Council’s leadership approved plans to take over from the police.

John Griffiths

The closure of the route into western Bury St Edmunds is feared to cause traffic “hell”.

Suffolk County Council

Outraged bus users from a Bury St Edmunds estate have described cuts to their bus service as “despicable” at a packed public meeting.

David Nettleton

A public meeting is being held tomorrow to address concerns over cuts to a bus service in Bury St Edmunds.

Paul Hopfensperger

More than 1,000 petitioners have joined calls for urgent improvements to a key route in and out of Suffolk, labelling the A1307 the “road of death”.

James Finch

More than £7million could be needed to tackle traffic pinch-points in Bury St Edmunds that will be under pressure due to extra housing, it has emerged.

Trevor Beckwith

The last engine being cut from the fire service under plans to save more than £1million will leave the Bury St Edmunds station next week, with fire chiefs vowing that residents will remain safe.

Suffolk County Council

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