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Greene King interim half yearly results reflect tightened consumer spending but with brewing and Pub Partners outperforming their market

Greene King’s half yearly results to October 15 reflect a tightening of belts by consumers with a downward trend for its Pub Company arm and an interim dividend stationary at last year’s figure of 8.8p.

Opening of Paddy and Scott's at Bury Leisure Centre

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Paddy and Scott’s open café at Abbeycroft Leisure Centre in Bury St Edmunds

A collaboration between coffee entrepreneurs and the Bury St Edmunds leisure centre will bring users a taste of original and flavoursome coffee.

Hayley Peters with her son, Huckleberry

Bury St Edmunds Mumpreneur holds third early Christmas market

Around 600 people arrived for a spot of festive shopping at the Ivy Joan & Friends Early Christmas Market at the weekend.

Lancaster bomber at Lavenham

NOSTALGIA: Reader gets unique experience

Following a piece in the Bury Free Press on Thursday, April 3, 1969, that said a four-engine World War Two Lancaster bomber had temporarily landed at Lavenham Airfield, reader Mike Baker, from Hopton, could not miss the opportunity.

The Fox Inn, Eastgate Streeet, October 1920. From the Spanton Jarman colleciton

NOSTALGIA: The Fox Inn, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

Here, the Fox Inn is shown after the road widening scheme for Mustow Street was completed.

Burrells Motor Engineers, Bury st Edmunds from 1935

NOSTALGIA: Silver Jubilee celebrations

We have had this photograph sent in by Marion Duncan, who thought, after the fire at Cycle King in Bury St Edmunds, it would be of interest to many.

Ampton Hall after the fire of 1885. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Ampton Hall – after the fire of 1885

This image shows Ampton Hall immediately after the fire of 1885 which destroyed all of the original building, with the exception of the stables.

NOSTALGIA- The Sunshine Beauty Salon in the 80s

NOSTALGIA: ‘Big jewellery and huge shoulder pads’

Paula Harber (nee Sunshine) sent us this photograph from the 1980s from a business called Sunshine Beauty Salon in Garland Street, Bury St Edmunds.

All Saints' Church, Chedburgh. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: All Saints’ Church, Chedburgh - from the Spanton Jaramn collection

Tiny 13th century All Saints’ Church, in Chedburgh, been has practically rebuilt during its long history.

Miracle Tea whose game Ruya is being launched on November 2. Pictured are from left,  Gav Amante,Bradley Smith, Enrico Ercole and Tom Andrews

Graduate Tom from Barrow and Miracle Tea Studio launch their first game

A Barrow based games designer is part of the team which won funding to develop its first game which will be released on November 2.

NOSTALGIA- Suffolk firemen recieved their awards for 20 years long service and good conduct - 1992

NOSTALGIA: Top awards for firemen IN 1992

Suffolk firemen received their awards for 20 years’ long service and good conduct at Bury St Edmunds Fire Station in 1992.

Culford Heath Church. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Culford Heath Church - from the Spanton Jarman collection

The Rev E R Benyon commissioned Arthur Blomfield to design this Chapel of Ease for the remote community of Culford Heath, three miles from Culford Hall.

Dalham Hall. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Dalham Hall – from the Spanton Jarman collection

This three-storey building was built in 1701 for Simon Patrick, Bishop of Ely.

Tuddenham Mill  Pictured:   PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Tuddenham Mill scores high in The Good Food Guide 2018

Tuddenham Mill has once again been rated as one of the best eating establishments in East Anglia.

Premier Travel

Premier Travel is working to help its customers affected by Monarch Airlines crash

Emergency help for travellers affected by the Monarch Airlines crash is being organised at the Cambourne head office of East Anglia’s Premier Travel.

Chedburgh Plant Centre has just launched 

Pictured: Gemma Frewer, Claire Leeks, Andrew Frewer, Claire Gutsell (Secretary) and Cristina Da Silva (Sales) 

Picture: Mecha Morton

Chedburgh business opens plant and garden centre

A herb supplier in Chedburgh has opened a new garden centre at its site and says early days are proving very successful.

greengage, cobnut and St Germain Flaugarde

Nicola Miller’s French-style pudding makes the most of late summer’s sweet, golden gift

Many summers ago, our mature greengage tree fell to the ground just minutes after the children had come in from the garden. Branches blotted out the light in the sitting room as the tree lurched towards the windows, its bulk landing just short of the back wall of the house with an almighty thud.

Sally Blake with Paul Glasswell at the Place to Eat restaurant  in Glasswell's. Sally has retired after 21 years.

Sally retires after 21 years at Glasswell’s Place to Eat restaurant in Bury St Edmunds

Sally Blake has been a welcome smiling face at Glasswell’s Place to Eat restaurant for 21 years and on Friday she retired aiming to join husband Mick for some well-earned time off.

The Richard Green Period Homes event at the Apex

Founder and managing director David Sayer with exhibitors on the And So To Bed stand

Richard Green Period Homes event at Bury St Edmunds Apex is hailed a success

The first Period Homes Event run by Richard Green Estate Agents proved a roaring success with hundreds visiting annd almost 50 companies and organisations exhibiting.

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