Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds

Newmarket Road closed in both directions after crash

Newmarket Road in Bury St Edmunds is currently closed in both directions after a two-car collision this morning.

Memorial to author Marie Louise de la Ramee, who wrote under the pseudonym Ouida

Move to renovate Bury author Ouida’s memorial

A project has been launched to renovate the 108-year-old memorial to an eccentric novelist who insulted Bury St Edmunds.

Court crest

Bury roofer caught breaching cold calling ban 360 miles from home

A Bury St Edmunds roofer who was banned from cold calling at people’s homes, was caught after trying to overcharge a pensioner for work 360 miles away.

Site of the old Howard Primary School'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Community centre project on Howard Estate awarded £670,000 from Government

A community-led scheme which will see a Bury St Edmunds community centre replaced has received a £670,000 grant from the Government.

The gardening team from Nowton Park Nursery in Bury St Edmunds working in the grounds of Harleston's Archbishop Sancroft High School. From the left Alison Findlay, Daniel Tatum, Kieran Johnson, Jacob Bailey, Neil Daplin, Alison Metcalf and Les Whiting.

Nursery team helps school garden bloom

Nowton Park Nursery’s team has been praised for its work to improve a school’s grounds.

Ann Tuvey'Picture Mark Westley

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.

CATTISHALL: level crossing closure'Cattishall, Bury Saint Edmunds'Network Rail is proposing the closure of 24 level crossings across Suffolk, including the Cattishall one'Picture Mark Westley

Crossing plan ‘could isolate estate’

Network Rail’s proposal to close level crossings across Suffolk will increase congestion in Bury St Edmunds, a councillor has warned.

Samantha with her three-year-old son Isaac and two-year-old daughter Lily

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’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A14 westbound

A14 at Bury being monitored after road surface breaks up

The Highways Agency is continuing to monitor the A14 around the Bury St Edmunds sugarbeet factory exit after a fault resulted in its surface breaking up on Saturday.

Holly Watson from Sudbury, helping to launch knife amnetsy campaign 'Bin a Blade', pictured with Cheif Inspector Martin Barnes-Smith.

More than 20,000 knives deposited in Bin a Blade campaign

The number of blades deposited into knife amnesty bins in Suffolk has reached more than 20,000 since the scheme was introduced in 2010.

Eriswell Lodge bagged three awards in the Nation's Favourite Shooting Ground competition held by Clay Shooting magazine.

Hat-trick for Eriswell Lodge in national awards

The Eriswell Lodge clay shooting ground scooped three awards this week in the Nation’s Favourite Shooting Ground competition in Clay Shooting Magazine.

The Unsworth family are hosting a black-tie ball to raise funds for St Nicholas Hospice Care

Fundraising family throw ball for hospice

A family of fundraisers from Croxton is throwing a black-tie ball to raise money for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

An organisation which works to connect students to potential employers is staging a special event at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds.'Form the Future is staging the careers carousel at the Grove Road School for year 10 pupils.'MCW architects Angus Barnard Architect'Picture Mark Westley

Careers event gives students inspiration

Over 200 students at King Edward VI School in Bury were given a taster of working life at a careers carousel event on Wednesday.

Rhys Birnie-Parker who has the rare blood condition Hereditary Spherocytosis

Nurse highlights son’s rare blood condition

An infection that made Rhys Birnie-Parker’s family feel rough for a few days put him on the brink of having a blood transfusion.

An artists' impression of 46 flats and a commercial unit in Bury St Edmunds. Picture courtesy of John Stebbing Architects Ltd.

Controversial plans for Tayfen Road flats granted planning permission

Controversial plans to build 46 flats in Bury St Edmunds will go ahead after being granted planning permission by the Planning Inspectorate.

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