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Pensioner calls for council to repair Bury pavements after nasty fall

A pensioner who smacked her face on the ground after tripping on a tree root in Bury St Edmunds has called on a council to prioritise pavement repairs.

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Jubilee Court bad housing conditions

Jubilee Court, Nowton Road, Bury St Edmunds
Samantha with her children Lily 2 and Isaac 3.
Samantha Marison and her partner Stephen Ryder live in the house with their four children and Samantha is pregnant with her fifth. They have had problems for five years with damp, mould and their boiler breaking but Suffolk Housing are not doing anything about their complaints. 
Picture Mark Westley

Family of six left to live in ‘disgusting’ flat

A pregnant mother-of-four has spoken out against a housing association which she says has left her family to live in ‘disgusting conditions’.

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Abigail Boothroyd has a go at the giant 'Sudoku' board   PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Science on show is a hit at two-day festival

The first ever Suffolk Science Festival brought the subject to life in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday and Sunday.

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Treatt's CFO, Richard Hope, won Financial Director of the Year award at the Grant Thornton Quoted Company Awards 2018

Top award for Treatt’s CFO

A Bury St Edmunds business is celebrating after its chief financial officer was crowned Finance Director of the Year at a company awards ceremony.

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Council leaders James Waters, of Forest Heath District Council, left, and John Griffiths of St Edmundsbury Borough Council.
Picture Mark Westley

Councils vote on next step to set up single authority

The two West Suffolk councils will next week have to endorse the policies necessary to form one new council.

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John Korchak, of Inform Direct

County is a ‘fertile ground’ for business

Thousands of new businesses were formed in Suffolk last year, according to latest figures.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Dog owner found guilty of threatening man who was bitten by pit bull

A dog owner has been found guilty of trying to buy the silence of a man who was bitten by his pet.

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Dress rehearsals for Red Riding Hood. Picture Mark Westley

If you go down to the woods tonight, you might meet the wolf, three piggies and Red Riding Hood

Beware the big bad wolf, as he is taking over the stage in Onehouse this week.

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Star Wars and Me exhibition at King's Lynn Arts Centre. Chewbacca proves he's not to fond of Storm Troopers

Star Wars characters on Angel Hill tomorrow for cancer fundraiser

Chewbacca and Storm Troopers are helping two women to raise funds for a women’s cancer charity on Angel Hill tomorrow.

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Howard Community Primary School, 
Beard Road. 
Picture: Mark Westley.

Mixed verdict on Bury All-Through Trust’s plans for Howard Primary School

Plans by the Bury St Edmunds All-Through Trust to run Howard Community Primary School came under fire at a heated public meeting.

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Bury Festival Manager Nick Wells with the festival brochure.


Picture: Mecha Morton.

Excitement builds for Bury St Edmunds Festival 2018 with tickets on sale next week

The acts are booked, programmes have been delivered and all tickets will go on sale next week for what promises to be a stellar Bury St Edmunds Festival 2018.

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Tony Kimber, CEO of Focus 12, presents Chip Somers with a green door of gratitude

Focus12 therapy room named after founder

A Bury St Edmunds addicition clinic has named its new therapy room after the man who founded the charity more than 20 years ago.

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Last year's winner of Paws in the Park - Buster Boo with owner Katie Dumican
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Picture: Mecha Morton.

Hospice on the hunt for its poster pooch

A charity is searching for a pooch which can strike the perfect pose to become the face of its popular dog show.

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Peter Rabbit visited the Arc shopping centre



PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Peter Rabbit visit has children hopping with excitement

Hundreds of children put on their bunny ears and flocked to meet Peter Rabbit at the arc shopping centre on Monday, ahead of the release of his new film today.

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The Co-op Foodstore in High Street, Lavenham was ram raided in the early hours of Thursday, December 21

Two arrests in connection with Suffolk ram raids

Two people have been arrested in connection with a series of convenience store ram raids across Suffolk.

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Suffolk Coroners Court

85-year-old died two days after Bury town centre fall

An 85-year-old Bury St Edmunds woman died at her sheltered home two days after being injured in a fall in the town centre, an inquest has been told.

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