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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

GP surgeries in Suffolk have scored above the national average for patient satisfaction, surveys have shown.

More than 100 new homes have been given the green light in a Suffolk village which is set to benefit from thousands of pounds of community funding from developers.

A man has denied a charge of not keeping his dog under control after a postman was injured in Bury St Edmunds.

Babies born during the coronavirus pandemic continue to bring light to so many families at a time of uncertainty – here are some of the faces of Suffolk’s newest arrivals in our latest lockdown feature.

The Covid-19 crisis has put huge pressure on businesses across Suffolk, so much so that many are having to make difficult decisions about redundancies. But what happens if you find yourself at risk?

Five people have been sentenced to time in prison over the last seven days – including a former Ipswich man who was jailed for life for murder after a victim of an assault died three years later.

Dates for the reopening of swimming pools in Suffolk are still under wraps after leisure centres were told they could welcome members back from July 25.

An action plan to tackle food poverty in Suffolk is to be published before the end of next year as part of a pledge to help families struggling to make ends meet.

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Suffolk have more than doubled in the last four years, it has emerged.

After the Government announced its latest lockdown changes on Thursday, we look at what happens next and when.

The rate of coronavirus infection in Suffolk has risen slightly, according to new public health data – but remains one of the lowest in England.

A spitfire is to fly over our local hospitals this afternoon to say thank you to NHS heroes.

Plans to create a new woodland space in memory of those who died after contracting Covid-19 have won the backing of councillors.

Suffolk County Council has slammed the brakes on a plan to close off roads in Bury St Edmunds town centre after protests from traders.

More speed cameras are to be installed on the Orwell Bridge this year as part of measures to combat wind closures before the end of the 2020.

There is a chance of further rain on Friday - but this weekend is set to be warm and dry in Suffolk.

A charity that supports isolated communities has been awarded lifeline funding of more than £40,000 that will allow it to keep all members of staff working for the next six months.

A brewery worker is offering a cash reward after his Audi A5 was badly vandalised in what he feels was a “personal attack”.

Tributes have been paid to former mayor of Bury St Edmunds Stefan Oliver, who has died at the age of 80.

The chairman of Suffolk’s top rugby club has hailed a “humbling” community response for helping the club through the Covid-19 crisis.

People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

A veteran oak tree believed to be up to 350 years old has toppled over in Bury St Edmunds to the dismay of the community - but the council will leave as much as possible in place for habitat.

A man has been charged in connection with a string of burglaries following a series of search warrants executed across Suffolk and South Norfolk.

A catalogue of measures to make Suffolk County Council more environmentally friendly have been unveiled.

Bury St Edmunds farmers’ market is set to return this weekend after it was forced to close by the coronavirus crisis.

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