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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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A Suffolk youngster is set to take on the world after being selected to represent England in an international karate competition next month.

Harry Fussey, 19 and Louis Cope-Cornell, 22, both from Newmarket, have been identified as the two occupants of a purple Volvo S40 which was found in a ditch on Dullingham Road, Newmarket.

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The owners of a new space which combines a cafe, coffee shop and bakery are offering a traditional eatery after noticing similar outlets have "become a bit lost" in the town.

Some 1,200 extra US personnel will be based at RAF Lakenheath when the US Air Force's stealth fighter squadrons arrive at the base.

'She was a very courageous, dignified, loving, cheerful and inspiring woman, and we will all miss her dearly'

An Aldeburgh man was told his phone and broadband would be cut off by an automated telephone scam.

Today servicemen and women from RAF Honington took part in a Battle of Britain Memorial parade in Bury St Edmunds.

Thousands of women in pink lined the darkened streets of Bury St Edmunds for the annual Girls Night Out charity walk.

If you have been travelling around Suffolk today you may have noticed more people than usual on the roads as classic cars, cyclists and walkers took on a grand tour of the county's churches.

Around 3,000 walkers and cyclists will be taking a grand tour of Suffolk's churches today to help raise cash for the upkeep of some of the county's most historic places of worship.

A crest on a memorial in a Suffolk village church has been stolen.

The death of a prisoner at a Suffolk prison 'could have been prevented', an ombudsman report has concluded.

A newly-launched police team dedicated to making Suffolk 'a hostile environment for criminals' has racked up 100 arrests.

A huge clean-up operation has opened one lane on the A14 near Stowmarket after a lorry carrying a large amount of meat, clothing and furniture shed its load causing massive delays.

It's one of the buildings we can't usually explore. But we CAN see behind the scenes during the Heritage Open Days festival. Details here

A 68-year-old Suffolk man charged with rape will appear at crown court next month.

A new dish devised in Suffolk is poised to make its mark on Indian food menus across the world.

The day to day experience for parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has yet to change more than six months after a damning report, according to campaigners.

Staff at a popular Suffolk gastropub are celebrating after it won a place in The Good Food Guide for the first time - less than a year after reopening.

A Suffolk man has offered £40,000 to his son's killer so his grandchildren can grow up together in the UK.

Dress up for Downton Abbey

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The Downton Abbey film hits the silver screen this weekend and the Abbeygate cinema in Bury St Edmunds is inviting customers to join them in travelling back to the 1920s.

Former councillor and leading Suffolk Conservative Sarah Stamp has left the party after becoming increasingly disenchanted with its policies over recent months.

A drug-driver who crashed a Mercedes after being chased by police on the A14 and A11 will be sentenced next month.

Multi million pound plans for a scheme to integrate health, leisure and education services on one site in Bury St Edmunds have taken another step closer to completion.

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