Woman in her 80s dies after crash in Bridgham

A woman in her 80s has died after a crash on the A11 at Bridgham yesterday evening.

The Bohdi Tree Healthstore, in The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds. Owner Andrea Hodder with her team Tina Sasikaran, Karly Stubbings and Jessica Spicer Picture Mark Westley ANL-161019-123757009

Colourful new look for health food store

A health food store has undergone a change of ownership with a new look and a new range.

The signs in January may have raised hopes for an end to the misery, but proved to be false hopes  ANL-160126-161840009

Bury’s Newmarket Road rail bridge should be two-way again ‘by Easter’

Two-way traffic should return to rail bridge on the Newmarket Road into Bury St Edmunds by Easter 2017 – 40 months after restrictions began.

SUDBURY: HSBC reopening after fire 
HSBC, 46 Market Hill, Sudbury 
First look inside and out of HSBC which is reopening after the fire which ripped through Sudbury town centre in September 2015
Lesley Wilson (dark suit) Retail branch manager.
Sally Roscoe - senior clerk.
Picture Mark Westley ANL-161018-225431009

£1.5million renovation to bank after town fire

As HSBC prepares to reopen in Sudbury - talking about last September’s devastating fire is still an emotional subject for the staff there on the night.

Thatcher Graham Borrill fell from a rood whilst working. 10 thatchers from around the area have come together to finish the job in a show of solidarity ANL-161019-184244009

Solidarity and support after Hoxne thatcher Graham Borrill injured in Coney Weston

Thatchers from around East Anglia have shown their solidarity and support for a fellow professional who broke his back when he fell from a house he was working on in Coney Weston.

600 jobs set to go at Travis Perkins as 30 branches close

600 jobs set to go at Travis Perkins as 30 branches close

The UK’s biggest builders merchant, Travis Perkins, whose businesses include DIY chain Wickes, is closing 30 branches, putting 600 jobs at risk.

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Young footballers in Africa with their new footballs and shirts donated by Liverpool Football Club.

Firm nets premier gift for young soccer players kicking footballs made of plastic bags

Young soccer players in Africa who kick about with footballs made of scrunched up plastic bags have been given a premier gift thanks to a Bury St Edmunds company.

The fake 85 voucher offer for Aldi has been described as a 'hoax' by the store.

Aldi issues warning about ‘hoax’ voucher being shared online

Aldi is warning its customers about a ‘fraudulent’ voucher that is being circulated online.

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New services, new trains and a £2 billion rail improvement package launched today

New services, new trains and a £2 billion rail improvement package launched today

New trains, new and faster services and a £2 billion package of improvements to transform rail travel has been promised as Greater Anglia starts a new nine-year franchise today.

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Waitrose is introducing restrictions to its free hot drink offers at stores in Swaffham and Bury St Edmunds

Swaffham and Bury St Edmunds to lead Waitrose drinks restriction

Stores in Norfolk and Suffolk are among the first where supermarket chain Waitrose is to introduce restrictions on its free hot drink offer.

Guy and Kaori Dawson who run a Japanese supper club at home ANL-161010-124409001

Supper club proves a hit as couple open their home for real Japanese cooking

A Bury St Edmunds couple are on a mission to help people experience real Japanese food by inviting them to literally : Come Dine With Us!

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Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The Bury Free Press Business Awards 2016 at the Apex. Pictured are the winners of the night. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE ANL-161015-094029001

Bury Free Press awards highlight the best in West Suffolk business

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock took the stage at The Apex last Friday to open the Bury Free Press Business Awards 2016 ceremony.

Asda recall. Photo:

Supermarket recalls sausage rolls over allergy fears

ASDA is recalling sausage rolls six-packs due to their containing milk.

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Mark Westley Photography Community bid for Belle Vue house belle vue house, Newton Road, Sudbury Picture of the community right to bid 'save belle vue house' check this title. Theodore Bird Founder and Chairman of Belle Community Bid Team, Diego Robirosa, Andrew and Caroline Brett, Anne Grimshaw, Bob Andrews, Lorna Hoey and Ralph Carpenter. ANL-150103-225838009

Listing bid failure could spell the end for Belle Vue House

A bid to have Belle Vue House in Sudbury listed and saved from demolition has failed.

The pre-planning application consultation for Sudbury's proposed new bus station in Girling Street. ANL-161014-201443001

Mixed views at Sudbury bus station consultation but majority oppose Girling Street proposal

The majority of residents attending tonight’s consultation on Sudbury’s proposed new bus station in Girling Street car park have criticised the plans but there was some support for the redevelopment of the Hamilton Road Quarter.


Poundland selling vibrators for £1 - and it’s causing quite a buzz online

Discount retailer Poundland has added vibrators to its £1 range and it has caused quite a buzz online.

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A concept image of the development on Station Hill - picture courtesy of Hopkins Homes ANL-161010-135153001

End of an era for five businesses on Station Hill in Bury with onset of major development

It is the end of an era for five businesses on Station Hill, in Bury St Edmunds, with the onset of major development to transform the area.

Marmite enthusiasts are stockpiling the black stuff amid fears supermarkets may run out.

Marmite: why should a British product, made in the UK and sold to British people, go up because of the pound?

While you might envision the falling pound affecting continental luxuries like Cornettos and Cif limescale remover, when it comes to Marmite – you’d think it would be Brexit-proof.

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Report says 72 per cent of small and medium businesses want energy suppliers to be greener ANL-160923-135954001

Campaign bus brings green power message to Bury business

A campaign bus promoting an initiative to get small businesses to switch to renewable energy will be touring the Bury St Edmundfs area tomorrow (Friday).

Pictured The Swan in Lavenham. Story by Anglia Press Agency.  ENGANL00120130417091030

Historic Suffolk village’s fears of fire spark safety operation - Action timely as 15th century pub hit by blaze

Fears by residents in Lavenham over fire dangers in their historic village have sparked off a county-wide operation to check every fire hydrant in Suffolk properly - all 17,000 of them.

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