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Residents’ chance to view Cornhill Walk proposals

Developers hoping to turn the empty Cornhill Walk mall into shops and flats have shown their ideas to its neighbours.

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Bury St Edmunds band Gaffa Tape Sandy

Bury St Edmunds band to perform at Glastonbury

A Bury St Edmunds band who formed two years ago after meeting at college are set to showcase their music at Glastonbury.

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Brian Sutton and Bill Bowden, of the Westbury Centre, presented with a key by Cllr Robert Everitt to mark the charity taking over ownership of the Westbury Community Centre from St Edmundsbury Borough Council. Also pictured are representatives of Slimming World and charity Thera East, two of the organisations that regularly use the community centre.

Fun day marks new era for Bury St Edmunds community centre

A group of volunteers will hold a celebration fun day after taking over a Bury St Edmunds community centre.

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The Arc shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds.

Bury St Edmunds shopping centre want people to wellie wang

To celebrate ‘One Great Day’ again this summer the arc shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds is hosting a wellingotn inspired event.

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Stewart Belcher from Arc Centre Management, Mark Cordell of Our Bury St Edmunds, Rebecca Davis, Horticultural and Grounds Maintenance Officer for St Edmundsbury Borough Council, Cllr Alaric Pugh, Melanie Lesser of Bury in Bloom with Bee Hoggett watering the flowers in the new St Andrew's Street planters.

Consultation brings in almost 6,000 suggestions for Bury centre masterplan

Preserving the local identity and character of Bury St Edmunds was the issue most people highlighted for a town centre masterplan.

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Armed Forces Day flag-raising




PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Flag raising launches Armed Forces Week

Service people past and present were joined by civic leaders for a flag raising ceremony yesterday on Bury St Edmunds’ Angel Hill to mark the beginning of Armed Forces Week.

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Some of the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust's long service volunteer award winners and student volunteers

West Suffolk Hospital volunteers celebrate record-breaking year

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) has thanked more than 400 volunteers who gave a record-breaking 47,358 hours of time to the hospital last year.

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Hidden Gardens of Bury in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care

Pictured: Sarah and Steve Gull in their garden 


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Green-fingered enthusiasts explore West Suffolk’s garden gems

Thousands of gardening enthusiasts braved the shimmering heat to tour scores of emerald havens during open gardens events across West Suffolk.

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Powercut hits 673 homes around Mildenhall on hottest day of year

With temperatures soaring on Sunday, 673 homes in the Mildenhall area could not even turn on a fan as a fault in an underground cable cut electricity.

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CAPTAINS WEEKEND: Bury GC captains Nick Bonney and Joan Warnett with general manager Mike Verhelst

Rain stays away for captains’ weekend

The Suffolk Golf Club Ladies’ section played Halesworth in the preliminary round of the Stearn Trophy in very windy conditions, but fully capitalised on their home advantage. Ladies’ Captain Angie Lewis partnered Karoline Chan to a 7&6 win over the two rounds and Tisha Mortlock and Bernie Bug beat their opponents 8&6.

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April Oliver cradles her newborn baby girl

Girlfriend of missing Corrie McKeague announces birth of baby girl

The girlfriend of missing Corrie McKeague has announced the birth of their baby girl.

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Can you look after would-be guidedogs for 10 weeks while they are trained?

Volunteers needed in Mildenhall to care for trainee guide dogs

Guide Dogs for the Blind is seeking people in Mildenhall who can give a dog a home while it is in training.

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Last years winner, Chandi Brading

Performers and acts prepare for Bury’s Got Talent 2017

Prepare to be amazed by a marvellous range of talented performers in the elimination rounds of Bury’s Got Talent 2017.

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Nic Rumsey working

‘I’m no workaholic,’ says man with key role in Suffolk Park

Would Nic Rumsey call himself an entrepreneur? Probably not. He prefers businessman.

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Geoff Staff beside the mud spattered walls of his Grade II listed home.
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Gas company ‘vandalised’ Bury’s last thatched house, says owner

The owner of the last thatched house in Bury St Edmunds has accused a gas company of ‘vandalising’ the listed 18th century building.

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Haverhill Cricket Club

‘Bittersweet’ club record for skipper

Haverhill captain Adam Dellar may have scored a personal as well as club record against Braintree, but losing the game put a ‘dampener’ on it, writes Hannah Dolman.

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Pupils at Westgate Primary School held a 'wear purple for JIA' day in honour of Megan Daly, who suffers from the condition. Picture courtesy of Nicks Pics Photography.

Bury St Edmunds school dons purple to support Megan

An 11-year-old girl who suffers from a rare condition which has left her heavily reliant on a wheelchair and crutches has inspired her school to support a charity close to her heart.

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Disability groups meeting with Bury Town masterplan working party to show problem areas around the town Picture Mark Westley

Town centre working party sees problems

Councillors were given an ‘eye opening’ glimpse into issues that affect Bury St Edmunds’ disabled community during a walkabout in the town.

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Eventful (and expensive) weekend of cricket for Bury St Edmunds squads

Eventful (and expensive) weekend of cricket for Bury St Edmunds squads

Bury St Edmund cricket is down on its luck, with the first team’s latest loss to Burwell compounded by a stray cricket ball causing Josh Toon a smashed window headache.

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GOAL GETTER: Craig Parker has joined King's Lynn from Sudbury

Parker, Tann both depart Sudbury

Craig Parker and Adam Tann have become the latest players to head through the AFC Sudbury exit door.

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