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The iconic and imaginative First World War trail in Bury St Edmunds comes to an end on Sunday, with organisers saying it has been "inspirational" in highlighting the sacrifices made by the soldiers.

Mark Cordell

A cycle ride from Caernarfon to Chepstow has helped to raise money for the Every Heart Matters appeal.


The family of a mental health patient who died while on leave from hospital had asked the ward to not to release him, an inquest has heard.

Bury St Edmunds

A voluntary patient at a Suffolk mental health ward was found hanged just days after his first spell of unaccompanied leave, an inquest heard.

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The longest serving member of the cardiac physiologist department at the West Suffolk Hospital has helped to boost the funds of the Every Heart Matters appeal.


It's been hailed as a roaring success with £8,000 raised for charity and now plans are being made to stage the Bury St Edmunds Soapbox Challenge again next year.

Stephen Dunn

A major store in Bury St Edmunds has put its weight behind supporting the My WiSH Charity's Every Heart Matters appeal while members of the Thetford Inner Wheel Club have donated money to the campaign.


Sixteen team are set to battle it out in just over a week's time to be crowned the Soap Box Challenge champions.


The Every Heart Matters appeal has edged ever closer to its half way target of raising £500,000 to help create a fully integrated cardiac centre at the West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds.

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A colourful 6ft high camel and a mule's head are now in place as part of the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds.


Hundreds of discarded plastic bottles have been used to create a three-metre long Zeppelin for the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds.


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