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Bury St Edmunds restaurant closes its doors after meeting

Bourgee Restaurant, in The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds, closed its doors today.

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Richard Cole

Police searching for wanted man with links to Stowmarket

A 28-year-old man who has links with Stowmarket is wanted by police.

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The former post office site, on Cornhill, is to be redeveloped in a 'landmark project' by St Edmundsbury Borough Council

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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Forest Heath District Council Offices in Mildenhall

Consultation starts on inspectors’ ideas for Forest Heath district plan

Consultation began today on the Local Plan Inspectors’ proposed main changes to the draft Forest Heath Local Plan.

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Matthew Hicks is challenging for leadership of Suffolk County Council's Conservatives

Challenge to Suffolk County Council’s Tory leader

Suffolk County Council leader Colin Noble faces a challenge to his leadership of the council’s Conservatives.

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Ian Gallin

Pay increase for council leaders to be implemented a year later than planned

A controversial increase in salary bands for the leadership team at West Suffolk councils will be implemented a year later than initially proposed.

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Thousands of potholes have been repaired by Suffolk Highways since the start of the year

Thousands of repairs undertaken in ‘war on potholes’

The number of potholes in our roads should be steadily decreasing, with 6,500 repaired since the start of the year and another 950 scheduled.

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Cllr Terry Clements, current mayor of St Edmundsbury. Picture: Mecha Morton.

Group will look at borough status and mayoralty for new West Suffolk Council

A group will be created to consider whether the new West Suffolk Council should apply for borough status and have a mayor.

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St George's Day parade'from Abbey Gardens  to St Mary's Church Picture Mark Westley

St George’s Day parade avoids the downpours

Though they knew to be prepared for rain, the showers held off while hundreds of Scouts and Guides held their annual St George’s Day Parade and church service in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday.

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UPDATE: Police issue description after reports of man exposing himself to girls at Moreton Hall playground

Police are investigating after a man exposed himself to three girls in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday.

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Lorne Green Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner

Norfolk police commissioner says ‘no’ to fire service merger

Norfolk police and crime commissioner Lorne Green has insisted he doesn’t want to merge the county’s police and fire services.

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The construction of two warehouses in Suffolk Park is set to start at the beginning of May 2018

Suffolk Park development to start in May

The construction of the first two warehouses at Suffolk Park in Bury St Edmunds is set to start next month, following an agreement between developer Jaynic and PGIM Real Estate.

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Palmers Homestore in St Andrews Street South is closing for good today.

Palmers Homestore to close for good this afternoon

A popular Bury St Edmunds department store will close its doors for good this afternoon.

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Stanley Blatchford

Jail for Combs man who sexually abused schoolboy

A man from Combs who sexually abused a schoolboy more than a decade ago has been jailed.

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Suffolk Coroners Court

Woman found dead at Bury home had taken ‘Spice’, inquest hears

A woman found dead at her home in Bury St Edmunds had taken synthetic cannabis, a coroners court has heard.

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West and Loud car show at West Suffolk College'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

College motor show to become an annual event

The second West and Loud car and motorcycle show has proved so successful its organisers have promised to make it an annual event.

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Suffolk Coroner's Court

Ingham dog walker died after cliff collapse on Suffolk coast, inquest told

A dog walker died after being buried by a cliff collapse on the Suffolk coast, an inquest has heard.

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Border Collie Sam who is seeking a new permanent home

Border Collie Sam is looking for a permanent home after a happy stay with Andrew

Border Collie Sam is searching for a permanent home after being fostered by doggy champion Andrew Whitfield.

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Russell Turner at the front in a blue baseball cap

London Marathon runners raise thousands of pounds for causes close to their hearts

Fund-raisers braved the heat to take on the London Marathon yesterday for causes close to their hearts.

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Sandy Miles - BLWIT

Culture: From stage fright to limelight

After years in the wings Ryan Wilson-Lane steps into the spotlight for Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society’s upcoming production The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. He tells us why he’s glad he made that leap of faith

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