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Bury St Edmunds’ Greene King scoops employer of the year award

Greene King has been named Macro Employer of the Year at the East of England Apprenticeship Awards.

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The Very Reverend Dr Frances Ward, Dean of St Edmundsbury with husband Peter, centre, with from left, The Rt Revd Martin Seeley, Bishop of St Edmundsbury, Canon Precentor Philip Banks, Canon Matthew Vernon, Bishop John Waine and Bishop Tim Stevens

Hundreds gather to bid farewell to Dean Frances Ward at her last service

The Dean of St Edmundsbury held her last service on Sunday, before moving up north to continue her studies.

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The High Sheriff of Suffolk, Geoffrey Probert, and Julia Wakelam at the launch of the Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival

Bury’s first Literature Festival declared open by High Sheriff

Bury’s first ever Literature Festival was declared open by the High Sheriff of Suffolk at its launch on Monday evening.

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Heaton and Abbott will be at Thetford Forest in 2018

Heaton and Abbott coming to Thetford Forest

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott with special guest Billy Bragg have announced they will be doing a Forest Live concert in Thetford Forest on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

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Two weeks left to apply for school places

Two weeks left to apply for Suffolk secondary school places

Parents and carers have two weeks to apply for their child’s place at a Suffolk secondary school for September 2018.

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Crime in progress

Burglars take jewellery and cash in Weeting

Jewellery and cash were stolen in a burglary in Weeting near Brandon last week.

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Sahara dust turns the sky yellow above King's Road, Bury St Edmunds

Red sky caused by dust and debris, not the apocalypse

The sun and sky glowed red across the country today in what many speculated was the end of the world.

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West Suffolk House Bury St Edmunds  Picture Mark Westley

Hundreds of empty homes across West Suffolk - councils call for owners to bring them back into use

Councils are appealing for the owners of hundreds of empty homes in West Suffolk to bring them back into use to help meet housing demand.

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Leonard George Rose MM. Picture courtesy of David Rose

Drinkstone and Woolpit remember their fallen hero

The centenary of the death of a World War One holder of the Military Medal was remembered on Sunday in church services in the two villages he lived in.

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Lakenheath Primary School has taken precautions after cleaning products were put into opened bottles of milk

Lakenheath school finds cleaning products in its milk

The vigilance of staff at Lakenheath Primary School stopped milk that had been tampered with being used.

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Salih Akman outside of Francela, on Angel Hill, in Bury St Edmunds, following the fire at Cycle King.

Restaurant damaged after Cycle King fire to reopen

A Bury St Edmunds restaurant which was damaged by a massive fire at a neighbouring shop is to reopen tomorrow.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Stowmarket man admits growing cannabis in loft - court

A Stowmarket man who was caught growing cannabis has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Witness appeal after attempted burglary in Thetford

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted burglary in Thetford.

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University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College Graduation 2017. Picture: Mecha Morton.

Graduation ceremony is culmination of students’ ‘exceptional perseverance’

Students celebrated their ‘incredible success’ during a graduation ceremony in Bury St Edmunds.

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Top Dog Digital helps out Every Heart Matters Campaign. Pictured are from left, James Orlopp, Len Guerrier, Sally Daniels, MyWiSH campaign manager, and Kevin Cornish

Tom Dog Digital bounds up to offer help to My WiSH Charity for cardiac unit in Bury St Edmunds

Website design business Top Dog Digital of Eastgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, has been supporting West Suffolk Hospital’s camapign to build a new cardiac suite.

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Mildenhall bus station where the guide dog was attacked

Police appeal after guide dog attacked in Mildenhall

Police are appealing for the owner of a dog that attacked a guide dog in Mildenhall last month to come forward.

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Bury Free Press Business Awards 2017 at The Apex

VIDEO: Best in the business

Four months ago we asked you to start nominating worthy winners of the Bury Free Press West Suffolk Business Awards 2017.

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Updated: Horses shot in Stradishall paddock

Police have issued a description of two men they want to trace after two horses were shot with an airgun as they grazed in a paddock.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Feltwell man denies shooting dog in Lakenheath

A 77-year-old Feltwell man has appeared at Ipswich Crown Court to deny shooting a dog.

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Hospice Neighbours celebrating the service winning the Queens
Award from Buckingham Palace.

Charities are on the hunt for people power

Two charities are on the look out for new faces as they launch two volunteering drives to help their causes.

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