Medal haul helps Hudson end season in perfect way

Sapiston ski star Tom Hudson insists returning from the Delancey British Children’s Championships with medals aplenty was the perfect way to end a stellar season.

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GET IN THE HOLE: Tom Collett  a member of Stowmarket Golf Club  putts from short range during the Suffolk Amateur Foursomes Golf Championship

Chris Boughton’s golf column: Marathon men do their club proud

Bury St Edmunds Golf Club’s London Marathon men all performed well in the big event in the city last Sunday.

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This photo, taken in November 1986, shows students on Thurston Upper  School's Certificate of Pre Vocational Education with their homemade Christmas puddings.

NOSTALGIA: Thurston Upper School’s recipe for success in 1986

This photo, taken in November 1986, shows students at Thurston Upper School as they swapped their schoolbooks for cooks’ aprons on a new course.

Aude Wallace, primary languages subject leader at St Edmunds Catholic Primary School; Dr Marina Dixon, Suffolk Schools Choice languages adviser, and Maria Kemble, St Edmunds executive headteacher, pictured with pupils and the Gold Linguamarque award

Bury St Edmunds school’s gold award for language learning

A Bury St Edmunds school is the first in East Anglia to scoop a prestigious award for its ‘outstanding’ language learning.

Police news

‘There’s nothing left’ - Beyton woman targeted by burglars for second time within weeks

A 65-year-old woman has been targeted by burglars for the second time within weeks in a spate of daytime burglaries across west Suffolk.

Inside Bury St Edmunds town hall on July 7, 1919. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds Town Hall, 1919 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Alderman A Mitchell, Deputy Mayor, gives details of the Peace Celebrations to be held on Saturday, July 19, at a public meeting held in the Town Hall (now Market Cross) on Monday, July 7, 1919.

BAD NIGHT: Mildenhall Fen Tigers were thrashed by Belle Vue

Fen Tigers slump to heavy defeat

No heat winners and only three shared heats were the damning statistics as the previously high-flying Mildenhall Fen Tigers suffered a 65-25 defeat at the hands of Belle Vue Colts this evening.
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My younger self failed to see beauty

Back in the early 2000s, a fledgling Bury Free Press editor was whisked up the outside of a rather unimpressive cathedral in a makeshift lift as work got under way on building the Millennium Tower. Hard hat, hi-vis jacket, boots, the lot.

Jazz news

JAZZ MATTERS: Weekly round-up for the east (April 28-May 5)

Chris Ingham previews the best jazz gigs around the region this week (April 28-May 5)

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Police appeal for witnesses to Brandon burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a home in Brandon.

STAYING PUT: Stowmarket boss Rick Andrews

Rise in support convinced Stowmarket boss to stay

Stowmarket Town manager Rick Andrews says the rise in attendances at Greens Meadow this season was behind his decision to commit to the club for another three years.

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LEGENDS MATCH: Matt Holland was one of the many Ipswich Town Legends in action at Bury Town on Sunday

Ipswich Legends match helps to raise in excess of £6,500 for charity

The annual Ipswich Town Legends match at Bury Town’s Ram Meadow raised more than £6,500 for charity at the weekend.

Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press

Ed Seaman’s Norwich City column: Pritchard can make us purr again

If these Norwich City players have been told to fight for their futures, then over the last few weeks many have used their football to express a desire to remain at the club.

An artist's impression of an aerial view of the proposed Nowton Court nursing home

Planning inspector approves proposals for nursing home next to Nowton Park

Controversial proposals for a 60-bed nursing home overlooking Nowton Park have been approved on appeal by a planning inspector.


Crash causes full closure of A14 from Westley Interchange

A crash involving multiple vehicles has caused the full closure of the A14 eastbound from the Westley Interchange in Bury St Edmunds.

WINNING START: Woolpit captain Will Parker

Victory for Woolpit on return to Two Counties


FOND FAREWELL: Gavin Hogg takes in his last home game as Bury chief

A winning Haberden ending not to be for Wolfpack’s departing coach Hogg


Latest business news from the Bury Free Press

Iliffe Media buys 13 more newspapers in Kent

Iliffe Media, new owners of the Bury Free Press, have bought another set of newspapers in Kent.

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Appeal to trace Suffolk man’s next of kin

The Coroner’s Office is appealing for help to trace the next of kin of a man from Ipswich.

NO PRESSURE: Garby captain Danny Cash

Captain putting no pressure on Garboldisham

Danny Cash says there will be no pressure on Garboldisham Cricket Club to replicate last season’s heroics in 2017

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