Environment

Environment

Waste hub approved at special meeting

The waste hub plan for Hollow Road Farm was approved today by a special meeting of St Edmundsbury’s Development Control Committee.

News
The Station Road site marked in red, Rabbit Hill Covert in yellow and Briscoe Way in orange 
Map: Googlemaps

375 homes in Lakenheath get go ahead

A ministerial halt on planning permission for 375 homes and a school in Lakenheath has been removed.

News
Lackford extension appeal map

Fund-raising campaign to extend Lackford Lakes hits £100,000

A campaign to raise £200,000 to extend Lackford Lakes has hit the halfway point.

News
Rougham Industrial Estate with the new link to the A14 via  Sow Lane in foreground and the Eastern Relief Road running from the roundabout on the right
Picture: Suffolk County Council

Cynicism as date set to open Relief Road

Bury St Edmunds’ Eastern Relief Road should open to the public on September 25, though people affected by the work are not convinced.

News
Pro motocross riders training youngsters at the West Row Moto-cross Track

UPDATED: Permission granted to run West Row Moto-cross track for longer

An application to allow the motocross track at West Row to open longer and for 52 more days a year was approved by councillors last night.

News
Villagers fear increased traffic through Woolpit could harm its historic centre. This house was hit by a lorry last September.

Decisions on plans for 257 homes around Woolpit

Councillors who decided to look at three planning applications in Woolpit together have approved one, refused another and deferred the third.

News
Holly Auchincloss who runs Wild Cards is a finalist in the UK Greeting Card Awards, The Henries. She does a lot of wildlife photography but her Suffolk and Norfolk scenery has got her into the finals.



PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Felsham photographer Holly wins a place in finals of the UK Greetings Card Awards

Keen photographer Holly Auchincloss who started up her greetings card company just a couple of months ago has been shortlisted in the UK Greeting Card Awards, known as The Henries.

Business
Cllr David Nettleton at Burys  Spread Eagle junction, which is to undergo roadworks lasting up to 25 weeks
 
Picture Mark Westley

Bury drivers face disruption at £1m junction works lasting 25 weeks

Drivers face up to 25 more weeks of upheaval as a major Bury St Edmunds junction is set to undergo roadworks costing £1 million, while a publican claims he will lose money as a result.

News
Mary Stamp and her neighbours Karal Wright, Christine Wright and Karen Shulber who are angry over relief road work 
Picture Mark Westley

Relief road has ‘wrecked rural life’ says hamlet

Residents of a tiny hamlet beside the new Bury St Edmunds relief road say their rural life has been ruined by the work and will change forever.

News
Darren Lewitt  shows how much the road has crumbled. 
Picture Mark Westley

Thelnetham danger road repairs call

A Thelnetham resident claims a dangerous hole in the village’s High Street has been left unrepaired for more than 10 months.

News
Alaric Pugh with a Nissan Leaf at West Suffolk Electric Vehicle event in the arc. 
Picture Mark Westley

Showing off current trends in electric cars

The increasingly wide choice offered by electric vehicles was revealed when the West Suffolk Electric Vehicle Show returned to the arc on Wednesday.

News
The Bury St Edmunds town centre masterplan's vision of Cornhill and Buttermarket

Check out the draft Bury Town Centre Masterplan at the final ‘meet the team’ events

There will be a final flurry of events over the next week at which people can have their say on the draft masterplan for Bury St Edmunds town centre.

News
Tesla Model S

Find out about running an electric car at Bury green vehicle show

You can find out more about running an electric car when the West Suffolk Electric Vehicle Show returns to Bury St Edmunds on Wednesday.

News
Should Buttermarket be alive with the sound of music or do you want to shop in peace?

Is it time to pull the plug on amp boosted Bury buskers?

Buskers with amplifiers are beginning to outstay their welcome, a Bury St Edmunds business leader fears.

News
St Johns Church is a skyline landmark in Bury St Edmunds but needs damaged slates and lead, replaced

Lottery grant for Bury landmark church’s roof

A project to secure the future of one of Bury St Edmund’s skyline landmarks has had the thumbs up from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

News
The draft  Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Masterplan suggests pedestrianising Buttermarket and Cornhill

Take time to see Bury’s Town Centre Masterplan

The six week consultation on Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Masterplan is reaching its half way stage, so make sure you do not miss the chance to have your say.

News
Work at the  Cullum Road/Parkway 
Junction



PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Final phase of new Bury roundabout to start early

The final stage of the roadworks to replace double roundabouts at a busy Bury St Edmunds junction will start early.

News
Met Office warns of heavy rain and flooding

Warnings of heavy rain on Tuesday and Wednesday across East Anglia

Showers giving up to three hours of heavy rain will hit East Anglia tomorrow followed by more continuous rain on Wednesday, the Met Office has warned.

News
A USAF  F-15E Strike Eagle takes off at RAF Lakenheath. (USAF photo/Airman 1st Class Eli Chevalier)

Increased flying ops from RAF Lakenheath

The USAF’s 48th Fighter Wing will increase flying operations from RAF Lakenheath from Monday.

News
The draft  Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Masterplan suggests pedestrianising Buttermarket and Cornhill

Bury Free Press supports town centre masterplan consultation with four-page report

If you want to study the draft Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Masterplan before making your comments on it you need go no further than today’s Bury Free Press.

News
Load more