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Access to the news during Coronavirus outbreak

During this unprecedented time, many readers will not be in a position to be able to buy a newspaper. To help, Iliffe Media have developed the IM News app which can be downloaded for free and read on either your phone or tablet.

The IM News app contains the latest breaking news from our journalists as well as a digital version of the Bury Free Press and is available for free for a month.

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Heartbreak after wedding venue refuses to give refund

Heartbreak after wedding venue refuses to give refund

Heartbreak after wedding venue refuses to give refund

A Red Lodge couple are set to lose more than £8,000 after they were issued an ‘unfair’ ultimatum by their wedding venue.


And it’s goodbye from George . . .

And it’s goodbye from George . . .

And it’s goodbye from George . . .

Giant giraffe has brought joy to passers-by during lockdown.


Liz makes fashionable masks to give back to community

Liz makes fashionable masks to give back to community

Liz makes fashionable masks to give back to community

An Elmswell doctor whose husband was bed-bound last month after he contracted coronavirus has been making face masks to give back to the community.


Horse racing at Newmarket to return next week

Horse racing at Newmarket to return next week

Horse racing at Newmarket to return next week

Government gives green light for horse racing and other professional sports to resume behind closed doors from Monday.


Exotic creatures move in for zoo trail

Exotic creatures move in for zoo trail

Exotic creatures move in for zoo trail

Hundreds of visitors flock to innovative event.


Dad 'gutted' after fund-raiser festival cancelled

Dad 'gutted' after fund-raiser festival cancelled

Dad 'gutted' after fund-raiser festival cancelled

The dad of a Great Livermere schoolgirl with cerebral palsy has said he is ‘gutted’ after he had to cancel a fund-raising festival for her.


West Suffolk Hospital confirms deaths of two coronavirus patients

West Suffolk Hospital confirms deaths of two coronavirus patients

West Suffolk Hospital confirms deaths of two coronavirus patients

It takes the total number of Covid-19 related deaths at the Bury St Edmunds hospital to 70.


Bury St Edmunds market to welcome back more stalls next week

Bury St Edmunds market to welcome back more stalls next week

Bury St Edmunds market to welcome back more stalls next week

West Suffolk's markets reopened with food stalls this week with social distancing measures.


Care home testing 'has been in place for two weeks'

Care home testing 'has been in place for two weeks'

Care home testing 'has been in place for two weeks'

Testing of all care home staff and residents in Suffolk if one person gets coronavirus 'has been in place for more than two weeks'.


Home furnishing retailer to reopen Bury St Edmunds store

Home furnishing retailer to reopen Bury St Edmunds store

Home furnishing retailer to reopen Bury St Edmunds store

A home furnishing retailer will reopen its Bury St Edmunds store this weekend.


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