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Father of missing airman Corrie McKeague spends birthday handing out leaflets to help find his son

The father of missing airman Corrie McKeague has spent his birthday handing out leaflets to shoppers in Bury St Edmunds town centre as part of the search for his son.

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Mum of Corrie McKeague offers reward for information as campaign to hire investigator tops initial target

The mother of missing airman Corrie McKeague is offering a £50,000 reward for information leading to his return - as a crowdfunding campaign to hire a private investigator exceeded its initial target.

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Ambika Bissessur, of Angeli Beauty Point, and Lesley Bancroft, of Buy the Light, outside Cornhill Walk, in Bury St Edmunds ANL-160712-145350009

Shops forced to move as sale of Bury St Edmunds centre progresses

A Bury St Edmunds shopping centre, which has been in administration for almost three years, is in the process of being sold.

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Artist Rebecca Douglass Whatley at the launch of her Following Inspirations exhibition in the The Apex Gallery, Bury St Edmunds ANL-160512-092641009

Diss artist and former Stowmarket teacher showcases five decades of art

A woman who has helped shaped the creative talents of generations of children is now celebrating her own artistic journey with an exhibition at The Apex, in Bury St Edmunds.

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Shoppers in the Cornhill Mall at this year's Bury Christmas Fayre ANL-161128-080925009

Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre wins ‘UK’s Best Christmas Market’

Bury St Edmunds has been voted the UK’s Best Christmas Market in a competition organised by TripAdvisor-owned rental giant HolidayLettings.co.uk.

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Some of the past and present members of Mardle Quilters who met on Friday to celebrate 20 years of colourful creativity ANL-160512-145941001

Quilters celebrate Woolpit group’s 20th birthday

A Woolpit-based quilting group has celebrated its 20th birthday.

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Jamie Smart, director and sole owner of Smart Step, polishes Emmerson Critchley's shoes as he catches up on the Bury Free Press from the comfort of the shoeshine chair he designed and installed ANL-160512-153435001

Bury St Edmunds shop installs shoeshine chair for customers

A Bury St Edmunds cobbler is hoping to revive an old tradition using what is thought to be the town’s first shoeshine stand for many years.

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Part of Rougham Control Tower's WW2 collection.

Hear the history of forgotten heroes in Rougham

Building contractor David Price will be talking about his new book, inspired by an unexpected find in 2014, in Rougham tonight.

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'Moving in' cake on Sybil Andrews Academy's first day on Moreton Hall ANL-161130-161511001

New Bury st Edmunds school moves to begin next chapter

As the sun rose on Monday morning, so too did the excitement of pupils and staff of Bury St Edmunds’ Sybil Andrews Academy.

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Bury Round Table's festive sleigh will be doing the rounds again this year with Santa and his elves ANL-161130-200649001

Catch Round Table’s Santa, elves and sleigh as they tour Bury St Edmunds next week

After a successful re-introduction of Santa and his elves last year, Bury St Edmunds Round Table is planning another week-long festive tour of the town.

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St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds ANL-140925-162129009

Cathedral in Bury st Edmunds gets grant for repairs

St Edmundsbury Cathedral has been awarded a grant of £350,000 for essential repairs.

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The Insolvency Service investigated Martin's business finances

Ixworth building company boss banned from being a director

The director of an Ixworth building firm has been disqualified from being a company director for eight years by the County Court.

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Bury St Edmunds’ 13th Christmas Fayre is a success

Cooking demonstrations, live music and festive buys enticed even more visitors to this year’s Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre.

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Thurston Community College is to perform Romeo and Juliet ANL-161129-183845009

Thurston students to perform Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet... as a musical

Students at Thurston Community College are preparing to wow audiences next week with their musical interpretation of Romeo and Juliet.

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Mark Oliver, Paul Hopfensperger, Ernie Broom and Andrew Denny at the problem crossing ANL-161121-165819009

Safety concerns over pedestrian crossing

Residents are renewing pleas for the council to rethink a busy junction in Bury St Edmunds amid safety concerns.

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Some of the students' artwork for the witch trials exhibition

Powerful work by West Suffolk College students portrays Bury’s Witch Trials

Young people’s artistic reactions to the infamous Bury St Edmunds Witch Trials are the basis of an exhibition by West Suffolk College Students which opens at Moyse’s Hall Museum today.

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Twin brothers, Kenny and Keith Meekins, have retired after a life-long career at Greene King ANL-161128-164743001

Brothers retire after 86 years with Bury st Edmunds brewer

Twin brothers, Kenny and Keith Meekins, have retired today after a life-long career at the same Bury St Edmunds business.

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Consultation event seeks views on plans for new Bury St Edmunds community centre

Residents on the Howard Estate in Bury St Edmunds will be able to find out more about the latest proposals for a new community centre in a second consultation event next week.

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Interior shot of Bourgee Southend-on-Sea to give an indication of the style and spec to expect at Bourgee Bury ANL-161130-213024001

New ‘affordable luxury’ restaurant to open in iconic Bury St Edmunds building in March

Bury St Edmunds’ iconic Cupola House is set to offer diners ‘affordable luxury’ when it reopens as a Bourgee restaurant next year.

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The Apex in the arc, Bury St Edmunds ANL-160519-161439005

Price hike at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds triggers move for Menta

An organisation which supports local businesses has moved out of The Apex, in Bury St Edmunds, after facing a price hike.

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