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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.

RAF Honington station personnel, RAF police, RAF regiment, air cadets and veterans, will take part in the Bury St Edmunds Freedom Parade to mark the 100th anniversary of the RAF

Celebrate the RAF’s 100th anniversary at Bury St Edmunds Freedom Parade

More than 250 servicemen and women will be marking the 100th anniversary of the RAF by walking in the Bury St Edmunds Freedom Parade next weekend.

Family of Sybil Andrews met with staff and students from Sybil Andrews Academy, councillors and other community figures to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the artist's birth

New exhibition marks 120th anniversary of Sybil Andrews’ birth

The family of Bury St Edmunds artist Sybil Andrews attended a special exhibition of her work yesterday on what would have been her 120th birthday.

Bus stop on Moreton Hall that has been vandalised''Pictured: Cllr Frank Warby''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Vandals damage Moreton Hall bus shelters twice in a weekend

Vandals who shattered windows in bus stops along a busy road returned after they had been made safe to smash more glass.

Police news

Teenager pleads guilty to Bury St Edmunds stabbing

A 17-year-old boy has admitted wounding another teenager with a knife in Bury St Edmunds town centre.

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.

The Bury St Edmunds Society presents a �15,000 cheque to the BSE Heritage Trust at The Guildhall.

Bury Society’s £15k for Guildhall

The project to renovate Bury St Edmunds Guildhall has received a £15,000 boost from the Bury Society.

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.

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.

Hessett- Children's farm activity day'The Shrubbery'Katie Mitcham-Henry with children and little lamb'Picture Mark Westley

Fun on the farm for Easter activity day

A Hessett-based farm has been given a helping hand this Easter from groups of children who came along to take part in its educational courses.

Stuart Fraser missing from Bury St Edmunds

UPDATED: Missing man from Bury St Edmunds area is found

A 37-year-old man reported missing from the Bury St Edmunds area has been found safe and well.

Will Poyntz, Andrew Brooks, David Sawyer, and Connie Barnes from Green Light Trust in Lawshall are taking on the Great East Swim to raise money for the charity's health and wellbeing programmes

Taking the plunge at the Great East Swim

A Lawshall conservation charity which helps vulnerable people get in touch with nature is diving into this year’s Great East Swim.

Police news.

Men sought for theft of 89-year-old’s purse in Bury

Two men are being hunted by police after they stole an 89-year-old woman’s purse at her home in Tennyson Road, Bury St Edmunds.

Students at Sybil Andrews Academy created a mural to mark the golden jubilee of the Art Society Bury St Edmunds

Mural to mark Arts Society golden jubilee

A mural has been unveiled at a Bury St Edmunds school to mark the golden jubilee of The Arts Society in the town.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is urging workers to make sure they get enough sleep

Suffolk Chamber launches campaign to ensure staff have a good night’s sleep

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is urging workers to ensure they get enough sleep at night.

Bishop & Miller held its first toy, music and memorabilia auction in March

Beatles signed card and Nirvana vinyls among items sold at Stowmarket auction

A Stowmarket auction firm held its first toy, music and memorabilia auction last month, with items sold totalling over £65,000.

15th Annual Easter Egg run to Childrens Rainbow Ward at West Suffolk Hospital.'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Egg-cellent turn out for bikers’ 15th run

Hundreds of chocolate eggs were delivered to the children’s ward at West Suffolk Hospital, thanks to a group of kind-hearted bikers.

A pothole in a country road near West Row

Bury road repairs at risk of neglecting areas, says councillor

Prioritising certain road and pavement repairs in Bury St Edmunds over others will leave some residents unsatisfied, a councillor has warned.

Police news

Man stole cash from pensioner who declined his offer of gardening services

Cash was stolen from a pensioner’s house in Barningham yesterday after he declined to take up a stranger’s offer of gardening services.

West Suffolk Hospital Bury St Edmunds''Picture Mark Westley

West Suffolk Hospital takes ‘immediate action’ to improve blood transfusion services

West Suffolk Hospital was forced to take ‘immediate action’ to improve its blood transfusion services last year after serious issues were found.

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