Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds

National Service brought Bury’s Janet and John together

If it had not been for National Service and religion, John and Janet Runnacles would never have met.

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.

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.

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.

STAR MAN: Dominic Manthorpe played well for Bury

Table-topping rivals defeat Bury

Sudbury (80-4) beat 
Bury St Edmunds (79) 
by six wickets

RISING HIGH: Leon Ottley-Gooch

Bury boss praises Ottley-Gooch

‘Resilient, dogged, determined’ — Ben Chenery has heaped praise on experienced player Leon Ottley-Gooch after a man-of-the-match performance against Romford FC.

Bury St Edmunds
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.


VIDEO: Bury Town FC manager reflects on team's first game, a home draw against Romford FC

Ben Chenery gives his assessment of The Blues opening performance

Bury St Edmunds
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.

Faith Naylor is 92 but still does her front garden floral display herself and has just received her fourth Bury in Bloom Award. 

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Faith gets her fourth award at 92

Anyone would be proud to get a Bury in Bloom certificate for their front garden efforts but what makes Faith Naylor’s fourth in four years even more special is that the 92-year-old was recently registered blind.

Just enough space for one tour bus to drop passengers off at Angel Hill this Wednesday but OurBuryStEdmunds says up to 10 buses call on  market days. 

Picture Mark Westley

Drivers who block tour bus drop0-off bays accused of hitting Bury’s tourism

Motorists who regularly block tour bus drop off bays have been accused of hitting tourism by being ‘selfish’.

Artist Keith Hopewell with Denny Brothers' shop managing director Joy Denny, right, and Niesha Arnold from the shop's art department

King Edmund moves into Bury’s King’s Road

Bury St Edmunds’ King’s Road finally boasts a king of its own thanks to a newly completed artwork in the window of Denny Brothers’ stationers and arts supplies shop.

Looking south down Sow Lane. Land on right marked private is RITA owned, including where new kerb is installed. Picture: Justin Godfrey

Bury relief road land wrangle drags out access nightmare for business estate

Businesses on Rougham Industrial Estate are angry over disruption caused by work on the Eastern Relief Road which they say is delayed because the county does not own land it needs to finish it.

PROMISING YOUNGSTER: Callum Wilkinson has been walking ahead of his contemporaries since he began competing

Callum has world at his feet

Callum Wilkinson is hoping to continue his trend of breaking records when he steps out for Sunday’s ‘once in a career opportunity’ at the World Athletics Championships (2.20pm).

More Sport
Ipswich Crown Court

Man on drink and drugs left pensioner with ‘catastrophic’ injuries

A Bury St Edmunds man has been jailed for two years for attacking a pensioner in his own home with ‘catastrophic consequences’.

Work at the  Cullum Road/Parkway 

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.

St Edmundsbury Cathedral's limited edition Lego wolf pack

Build your own St Ed’s wolf

You can now build your own St Edmund’s Wolf but you will have to be handy at laying Lego bricks.

Paul Glasswell lends a hand with the revamp

Glasswells’ Bury store has its first major revamp for 15 years

Family furnishing store Glasswells has unveiled its £1 million makeover – its first revamp in 15 years.

A parked car in Salter Close was damaged in a sustected airgun shooting  on July 27

Mum and children traumatised as car targeted in Moreton Hall ‘airgun attack’

A mother-of-two has spoken of her distress after her car was targeted in a suspected airgun attack.

MOVING ON: Alex Oxley has left Bury

Disappointment as Oxley opts for a move away from struggling Bury

The chairman of Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club has revealed that prodigy Alex Oxley has moved to fellow Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League team Copdock & Old Ipswichian, writes Hannah Dolman.

Load more