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Shop soaked by pub flood water for second time

A second flood has hit a Bury St Edmunds shop, causing more water damage, but the owners say they still hope to reopen within weeks.

A computer illustration for the houses proposed by Persimmon Homes for land on Rags Lane in Woolpit

Housing scheme comes under fire

A proposal to build 60 homes in Woolpit has been heavily criticised by the parish council.

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.

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Ram raid at at Nisa convenience store in Red Lodge in the early hours of Saturday 19th August

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Ram raid at Red Lodge shop

Police are appealing for witnesses following a ram raid incident in the early hours of this morning in Red Lodge.

David Nettleton

Westley Road plans are ‘an accident waiting to happen’ - councillor

Plans for parking restrictions in a Bury St Edmunds road could be an ‘accident waiting to happen’ according to a councillor.

Steve Long has an estimated �1,000 repair bill for his Audi A6 after it was damaged by the new speed hump in Mount Road, Bury St Edmunds, which he says was  built too high. Picture: Mark Bullimore.

New £23,000 crossing in Bury St Edmunds gives motorists the hump

A council has been forced to apologise after a new speed hump in Bury St Edmunds damaged motorists’ cars.

Margaret Burroughs' collie Jasper was killed by a motorbike on a track near Lakenheath

Teen bikers riding ‘at very high speed’ kill dog on Lakenheath track

The owner of a border collie killed by a motorbike on a track popular with dog walkers has appealed for information to stop reckless bikers injuring animals or children.

BURY: 150th volunteer visit from ClarkeCare Gatehouse, Dettingen Way, Bury St Edmunds Elaine Channen with Lorraine Clarke and Lynsey Coote and Amanda Bloomfield, with clients Peter Gayfer, Sandra Thompson and Nancy Oliver. Picture Mark Westley

Wild West brought to life at dementia hub

The Wild West has been brought to life at a dementia hub in Bury St Edmunds this week, while the charity also marked a volunteering milestone.

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Five units on a Thetford business park burgled

Police are appealing for information after five units on a business park were broken into in Thetford overnight.

Bury Food and Drink Festival  Pictured: Cafe Kottani stall, Dimitris Turnanelis, Aise Tachiroglou and Margarita Kopalitou

Virtual festival launched in lead-up to real-life food and drink event

Foodies and food-related businesses in Bury St Edmunds are gearing up for a festival next weekend with a social media campaign.

Peter Wrighton, 83, from Banham near East Harling.

EAST HARLING MURDER: Family of murdered Peter Wrighton pay further tribute to ‘mild-mannered’ and ‘gentle’ man

The family of murdered Banham pensioner Peter Wrighton said he would have been “so touched” that “so many people thought so highly of him” after cards, flowers and kind words poured in for him following his death.

The lorry involved in this morning's accident on the A14
Picture Suffolk Police

Updated: A14 reopened hours after mower lorry accident

The A14 westbound at Stowmarket has reopened following an accident involving a truck towing a mower on a trailer this morning.

A crane starts to lift goods wagons derailed at Manea which have caused the cancellation of Peterborough to Bury St Edmunds trains since Monday

LATEST: Work starts on replacing rails at site of derailment that stopped Bury trains

Network Rail says work has started on replacing damaged track where a goods train derailed stopping services between Bury St Edmunds and Peterborough since Monday.

Fuzion Thetford  (Picture: Mecha Morton)

PICTURE GALLERY: Thetford hosts colourful shenanigans

Powdered paint transformed Melford Common into a sea of colour on Saturday as hundreds of people came together to enjoy a fun-filled extravaganza.

Claire Burrowes, manager at HaGA Lifestyle, with Geremy the giraffe

Tears over headless giraffe in Bury St Edmunds

A treasured Bury St Edmunds giraffe was left with a sore neck on Saturday after vandals ripped off its head.

Computer glitch (stock image)

Thetford residents’ anger over council’s electoral forms ‘blunder’

A council has come under fire for wasting taxpayers’ money and being ‘careless’ with people’s personal information.

Bardwell Church tower, which is opening to the public on Sunday August 20

Bardwell church tower to open to the public on Sunday

A rare opportunity to climb the steps of Bardwell church tower takes place on Sunday.

BRO - Bike, Run, Obstacle in aid of Breast Cancer Now. Triathlon with a twist

Race is back and it is set to be even bigger

A tough charity challenge is returning to Barrow next month, with organisers hoping it will raise £5,000 to help fund breast cancer research.

West Suffolk House

Community funds available in St Edmundsbury

St Edmundsbury Borough Council is now accepting Community Chest applications for 2018-2019.

Stock image of countryside

Cost of rural crime nears £1 million in Suffolk

The cost of rural crime rose to almost £1 million in Suffolk last year, new figures have revealed.

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