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Multi-million pound scheme for former post office site in Bury St Edmunds is approved

An £8.4 million scheme to redevelop Bury St Edmunds’ former post office site and deliver on long held ambitions for a wider link to the arc shopping centre has been approved.

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Home with Paws now runs a grooming parlour and has an area for dogs to 'play' together off lead. 'Manager Claire Burrowes with some happy dogs. Picture: Mark Westley.

Bury St Edmunds store comes up with playful fun for its four legged friends

A lifestyle store is offering some winning way for its four-footed friends.

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The Old Cannon's general manager Craig Nichols and his wife Julie,

Old Cannon Brewery in Bury St Edmunds fires up some new dishes for customers

Gastro pub brewery The Old Cannon Brewery in Bury St Edmunds has launched a brand new menu after some challenging judging to select from 100 dishes put forwad by the eatery’s chefs.

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Lloyds Bank Lakenheath High Street''Picture Mark Westley

Lakenheath fears loss of bank will hit the vulnerable

Lloyds Bank will close its Lakenheath branch in October blaming ‘reduced transactions’ due to internet banking.

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Abbeygate Street

Dramatic slump in shopper footfall in Bury St Edmunds as bad weather takes its toll

A stark drop in high street visitors to Bury St Edmunds in March has lead a business boss to describe the figures as a ‘reality check’.

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Alice Ryan and Samantha Nice celebrate Velvet's award win last night

Velvet and Cambridge Independent win top UK awards

Velvet magazine has been named the best in the UK.

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Our Bury St Edmunds chief executive Mark Cordell

Non-shoppers’ views sought on Bury town centre

Those who visit Bury St Edmunds for reasons other than shopping are being encouraged to take part in an annual survey on what people want from the town centre.

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Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Banks closing Lakenheath and Clare branches

Lloyds Banks yesterday announced its Lakenheath and Clare branches would be among 49 closing across the country.

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Highways East's mobile exhibition

Change of date and venue for Highways England’s Bury exhibition

A Highways England East mobile exhibition that was scheduled to be in Bury St Edmunds Waitrose carpark today will be in Cornhill on Thursday instead.

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The Mayor of Bury St Edmunds, Cllr Terry Clements joins staff to officially open the new B & M store.' Pic - Richard Marsham

Staff at new B&M say thank you to hospice

When staff at the new Bury St Edmunds B&M homewares store were asked to nominate a ‘local hero’ for special treatment on opening day, they chose St Nicholas Hospice Care.

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Last year's puppet parade saw students from St Benedicts School wend through the market with their giant creations. ''Picture: Mark Bullimore

Schools go mad for Bury Market’s hatters events

Schools across Bury St Edmunds have been going mad about hats as they prepare for the town market’s Mad Hatter’s events next month.

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Matt Loosley outside SPAB headquarters in London.

Scholarship for Stowmarket architect

An award-winning Stowmarket architect who helped design an arts centre in the town has joined a top scholarship to learn more about building conservation.

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Gary Atyes, Abbeycroft Leisure

Leisure guru Gary knows the value of health in the workplace

Abbeycroft Leisure has sites from Bury St Edmunds to Newmarket, Felixstowe to Cambridge and it keeps Gary Atyes on his toes.

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Launch of Wild Play Ltd - Heidi Franklin and Denise Winder

Pair to take teaching to the great outdoors

A former headteacher and a close friend have launched an outdoor learning and forest school business.

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Stowmarket's TIC is at the Museum of East Anglian Life

Tourist information centres in Stowmarket and Lavenham set to close

The tourist information centres in Stowmarket and Lavenham are set to close after the current tourism season, with the future of their staff uncertain.

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Marion Denby, from RSM's Bury St Edmunds office, with President of the ATT Graham Batty

Prize for Bury St Edmunds apprentice’s top exam results

An apprentice who works for an audit, tax and consulting firm in Bury St Edmunds has been recognised with a national prize for her exam results.

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Lovewell Blake partner David Buller (centre) welcomes Adrian Izod (left) and Chris Bassett to the firm's Bury St Edmunds office. Photo: Andy Newman.

Needham Market accountancy practice merges with regional firm

A Needham Market accountancy practice is to merge with one of the region’s leading firms.

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The restored Cupola House.''Picture: Mark Westley.

Award for firm’s Cupola restoration

A construction company has won a top award for its work to bring a historic fire-ravaged Bury St Edmunds building back from the ashes.

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Stanref products are used in HMS Queen Elizabeth''Photo: MoD/LPhot Sean Gascoigne

19 jobs lost as second Stanref rescue bid fails

The engineering company Stanref closed last Thursday, after 29 years in Bury St Edmunds , with a loss of 19 jobs.

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Celebrating a hat trick of success at the OTC Marketing Awards are staff at Orbital Media in Stowmarket. Pictured are, from left Jamie O'Sullivan, Lucy Beard and Josh Ward.'The digital agency won accolades art the consumer healthcare industry awards.

Stowmarket’s Orbital Media has won at the Over the Counter (OTC) Marketing awards for a groundbreaking way of collecting data

A digital marketing agency Orbital Media in Stowmarket has been recognised for its ground breaking work using Real World Evidence through social media to support health claims by its clients.

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