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A14 Westbound closed after collision leaves van under lorry

The A14 Westbound was closed after a van collided with an articulated lorry near junction 46 at Elmswell.

USAF airmen from the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall; 38th Reconnaissance Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska; 97th Intelligence Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska and 488th Intelligence Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, came together to mark the 100th anniversary of the 95th Aero Squadron's first flight

Mildenhall USAF squadron remembers its first fallen

An RAF Mildenhall USAF squadron has marked the centenary of its founding members’ tragic first patrol in World War One.

Volunteers working in the River Lark in Bury's Abbey Gardens

Wade in to support Lark restoration work in Mildenhall

A group dedicated to restoring the River Lark is holding an event to recruit Mildenhall volunteers on Saturday.

Students enjoy Science Week at King Edward VI school in Bury St Edmunds.'Pic - Richard Marsham

Schools get all inventive for Science Week

Pupils at schools across Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding area have been getting experimental this week to mark British Science Week.

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Good Friday, Churches Together in Bury St Edmunds and District will hold the annual Walk of Witness,' Procession of witness through Bury

Walk of Witness to mark Good Friday

Churches Together in Bury St Edmunds and District are holding a special Walk of Witness on March 30 to mark Good Friday.

The High Sheriff of Bury St Edmunds joins volunteers at a Volunteer Vote of Thanks event at The Guildhall.'Pic - Richard Marsham

Guildhall restoration: Sheriff gives thanks to 105 volunteers

Around 50 people gathered at The Guildhall, in Bury St Edmunds, on Wednesday to thank the 105 volunteers who signed up to help with the building’s renovation and revival.

Woolpit sign

Planning appeal will go ‘against democracy’ says resident

An appeal which has been lodged against a council’s decision to refuse an application for 49 homes in Woolpit goes ‘against democracy’, a resident has said.

David Nettleton is appealing to people to report old phone boxes. BT who have asked him to compile a list of all the phone boxes in Bury St Edmunds that need removed. '''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

David Nettleton appeals for public’s help to find phone boxes

Members of the public are being asked to report derelict phone boxes in Bury St Edmunds which need to be removed.

Dementia friendly screening of Love Me Tender at Abbeygate Cinema.''Pictured: Andrea Holmes (Abbeygate Cinema marketing manager), Jonathan Carpenter (General Manager at Abbeyagate Cinema), Elaine Channen, Mayor Terry Clements, Amanda Bloomfield, Barrie Chester - a client at Davers Court with carer Hayden Revel (Lifestyle Coordinator at Davers Court)'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Singing and dancing at dementia-friendly film

Abbeygate Cinema in Bury St Edmunds was full of dancing and singing last week as Love Me Tender was the latest film to be shown as part of its dementia-friendly programme.

Colour Dash in Nowton Park on Sunday.''Paint party at the beginning of the race.''Picture by Suzy Abbott

Grab your tickets for summer colour run

Tickets are on sale now for the East Anglia’s Children Hospices (EACH) Colour Dash which will take place this summer.

Paws in the Park winner photo at St Nicholas Hospice.  ''Pictured: Amy Brett with Louie the Dalmation ''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Louie named Paws in the Park winner 2018

A dashing Dalmatian named Louie has been crowned the winner of this year’s Paws in the Park contest, beating off competition from 528 other dogs.

51 Para Engineer Squadron were rowing the equivalent of the channel at the arc shopping centre in aid of the RNLI.''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Squadron members channel their inner rowers

Eight members of the 51 Para Engineer Squadron took on the English Channel from the comfort of the arc shopping centre on Friday to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).

Ipswich Crown Court

Jail for Bury dog owner who tried to buy bitten man’s silence

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

The Zumbathon is being held on Friday, March 23 to raise money for Children With Cancer UK, the British Lung Foundation and the My WiSH charity at West Suffolk Hospital

Buy tickets now for charity zumbathon in Bury St Edmunds

More than 150 people have already signed up for a charity zumbathon which is coming to Bury St Edmunds next week.

Poldark actor Tom York paid a visit to Pakenham Women's Institute to give a talk and auction Poldark memorabilia

Poldark comes to Pakenham

Members of Pakenham Women’s Institute were treated to a visit from Tom York last week, who plays Demelza’s brother Sam in the BBC One drama series, Poldark.

BURY: Mother's Day lunch event at The Apex -  St Edmundsbaby will be at the Mother's Day Lunch at the Apex on Sunday, providing entertainment and activities for the children, including a mobile petting zoo, Lion Learners and Clickety Clack Parties, as well as some pampering for mums with Tropic and Weleda skincare.'Petting Zoo Harry and Isabelle with Mum and Dad Rose and Matt Smith.'Picture Mark Westley

Mother’s Day lunch is fun for all the family

A special Mother’s Day lunch was held in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday, which saw children take part in fun activities while mums received a pampering session.

St Edmunds Trust is pleased to announce a �20,566 award to the Friends of Riverwalk School, allowing them to purchase two mobile sensory 'magic carpets'.  ''''Pictured: Alan Bedford (Chair of St Edmunds Trust), Julia Rackowe (Trustee at St Edmunds Trust), Jonathan Houseago (IT Manager at Riverwalk), Jan Hatchell (Head at Riverwalk), Chris Hodgson (Chair at Friends of Riverwalk School), staff and pupils''''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Magic carpets land at Friends of Riverwalk School after St Edmunds Trust grant

The Friends of Riverwalk School, which caters for children and young adults aged between three and 19 who have severe, profound and complex learning needs, has bought two sensory “magic carpets” after being awarded £20,566 by the St Edmund’s Trust.

An artist's impression of flats on the corners of Risbygate Street and Parkway viewed from the roundabout'Picture: Brown & Co

Old bank site beside Bury roundabout could become flats

A disused bank site on a focal Bury St Edmunds roundabout could become 55 flats.

Antek Lejk has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust appoints new chief executive

Antek Lejk has been named as the new chief executive of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

The Range building which is opening on March 23rd'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

The Range countdown is on

It is one week until the grand opening of The Range Superstore in Bury St Edmunds.

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