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These are the Greene King pubs which have reopened in Bury St Edmunds

These are the Greene King pubs which have reopened in Bury St Edmunds

These are the Greene King pubs which have reopened in Bury St Edmunds

The managed pubs welcomed back customers for the first time on Monday.


West Suffolk Hospital admits two more coronavirus patients

West Suffolk Hospital admits two more coronavirus patients

West Suffolk Hospital admits two more coronavirus patients

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has released latest admission and discharge figures.


Museums and play areas are re-opening across West Suffolk

Museums and play areas are re-opening across West Suffolk

Museums and play areas are re-opening across West Suffolk

Facilities at West Stow County Park, Nowton Park, Brandon Country Park and Nowton Park are on the list.


Bury St Edmunds town centre shop closes

Bury St Edmunds town centre shop closes

Bury St Edmunds town centre shop closes

It will not reopen following lockdown.


How 'Super Saturday' went in Bury St Edmunds as pubs, restaurants and hairdressers reopened

How 'Super Saturday' went in Bury St Edmunds as pubs, restaurants and hairdressers reopened

How 'Super Saturday' went in Bury St Edmunds as pubs, restaurants and hairdressers reopened

Bury St Edmunds town centre was busier than it had been in months with customers enjoying a socially distanced drink or meal.


From a galaxy far far away to ABBA: Cinema unveils film slate for reopening

From a galaxy far far away to ABBA: Cinema unveils film slate for reopening

From a galaxy far far away to ABBA: Cinema unveils film slate for reopening

A Bury St Edmunds cinema is to reopen with a feel-good rom-com and some old favourites.


Theatre exceeds £50,000 fund-raising target in just four weeks

Theatre exceeds £50,000 fund-raising target in just four weeks

Theatre exceeds £50,000 fund-raising target in just four weeks

The campaign was backed by an array of stars of stage and screen including Dame Judi Dench and Sir Derek Jacobi.


See inside the portable cabins to be used as temporary homes for the homeless

See inside the portable cabins to be used as temporary homes for the homeless

See inside the portable cabins to be used as temporary homes for the homeless

Portable cabins are to be used as temporary homes for the homeless as a council deals with unprecedented demand for emergency accommodation.


Bury Bowl's 'fantastic' mural to thank key workers

Bury Bowl's 'fantastic' mural to thank key workers

Bury Bowl's 'fantastic' mural to thank key workers

An artistic mother and son have painted this striking mural at a Bury St Edmunds bowling alley to thank NHS and key workers.


Headteacher looks to future as school reopens to pupils

Headteacher looks to future as school reopens to pupils

Headteacher looks to future as school reopens to pupils

Staff and pupils at Woolpit Primary Academy are celebrating this week after the school reopened to all year groups for the first time since March.


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