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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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Yesterday, 13:21

A man was robbed in Bury St Edmunds shortly after withdrawing cash from an ATM at the train station.

A flypast to honour the victims of a US bomber crash in Sheffield 75 years ago will go ahead after a moving campaign was launched, it was been confirmed.

The number of homeless people visiting A&E departments in Bury St Edmunds and Colchester has increased considerably in the past six years, an investigation has revealed.

The white stuff could still fall on west Suffolk today and hit the east tomorrow morning.

New mums across Suffolk with post-natal depression and other mental health issues will benefit from targeted support when a specialist service expands its staff numbers.

An RAF base will honour the lives of 10 American airmen with a flypast after a pensioner who witnessed their plane crash started a social media campaign after appearing on TV.

Plans have been unveiled to pump up to £45.1million into creating hundreds of special educational needs places in Suffolk, in a bid to meet soaring demand.

A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued today and there is a chance of some snow showers in the region.

More than £10million of cutbacks remain in Suffolk County Council’s budget, it has emerged – with controversial plans to phase out Citizens Advice grants still set to go ahead.

Our food and drink editor said this place took the humble soup and a retro dessert to the next level.

It’s not long until half term, which runs from February 16-24. Here are suggestions of some things to do which are educational, and fun as well!

Two Chinese teachers are carrying out mathematics lessons at a west Suffolk school as part of an exchange deal.

It was eight years to the day that four men from two tight knit west Suffolk communities died when they were crushed to death in an industrial accident.

A Christmas tree collection and recycling service raised more than £2,000 for a Bury St Edmunds-based hospice charity.

Artwork from college students in Bury St Edmunds will be displayed at the town’s cathedral as part of a special exhibition.

A giant spherical moon sculpture will be installed in Bury St Edmunds as part of an immersive lunar experience next month.

Military veterans are delaying asking for help with their mental health for nearly four years, survey results have revealed.

A £1million fund looks set to be introduced amid concerns hundreds of Suffolk children are being left to struggle with speech and language difficulties, potentially leaving them with life-long problems.

The driver of a Renault car has been stopped by police in the west of Suffolk while officers have also arrested a man for shoplifting.

Thousands of pounds could be waiting for people living in Suffolk as dozens of estates remain unclaimed.

The launch of a fair designed to attract students into science and engineering is taking place in the grounds of the West Suffolk College, in Bury St Edmunds, next month.

Not sure how to prepare? Want to get out of the house instead? Find out bird feed recipes and events around Suffolk in the RSPB’s comprehensive Big Garden Birdwatch 2019 guide.

January 21 is designated Blue Monday. Christmas is over, the credit card bills are in, the weather’s rubbish and you don’t get paid until the last day of the month. Here are some tips to get through it.

Concerns have been raised over the welfare of a missing teenager.

A major logistics company is seeing demand for warehousing space soar in the countdown to Brexit.

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