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Slower response times ‘will hit trust in service’

08 January 2016
Slower response times ‘will hit trust in service’

Slower response times ‘will hit trust in service’

08 January 2016

Fire chiefs have been warned that proposed cuts ‘could put the public at risk’ and undermine faith in the fire service.


Top sports club celebrates after getting new kit

02 January 2016
Top sports club celebrates after getting new kit

Top sports club celebrates after getting new kit

02 January 2016

A successful Bury St Edmunds sports team left out of pocket after their kit supplier went bust is celebrating after raising enough money to buy a new strip.


Sister tells inquest her vulnerable brother was ‘fobbed off’ by doctors

18 December 2015
Sister tells inquest her vulnerable brother was ‘fobbed off’ by doctors

Sister tells inquest her vulnerable brother was ‘fobbed off’ by doctors

18 December 2015

The sister of a 39-year-old man who died as a result of a hernia has told an inquest she believed he had been ‘fobbed off’ by doctors.


Menswear shop wins Christmas prize with its dapper window display

17 December 2015
Menswear shop wins Christmas prize with its dapper window display

Menswear shop wins Christmas prize with its dapper window display

17 December 2015

Menswear shop Dapper Fox in Bury St Edmunds has won the annual prize for the best dressed Christmas window in town.


Filmmaker’s journey through Constable Country

05 December 2015
Filmmaker’s journey through Constable Country

Filmmaker’s journey through Constable Country

05 December 2015

Award-winning documentary maker David Webb has produced a DVD about the fascinating history of Constable Country.


‘Price of preventing fire cuts – less than a cup of coffee a year’

28 November 2015
‘Price of preventing fire cuts – less than a cup of coffee a year’

‘Price of preventing fire cuts – less than a cup of coffee a year’

28 November 2015

Firefighters in Bury St Edmunds are launching a petition to fight cuts to the service which could see one of the town’s engines axed.


Primary school in Haughley receives good Ofsted rating

26 November 2015
Primary school in Haughley receives good Ofsted rating

Primary school in Haughley receives good Ofsted rating

26 November 2015

A primary school in Haughley has received a ‘good’ rating from Ofsted - two years after inspectors said the school required improvement.


Plans for a ‘tech hub’ in Stowmarket are on the drawing board

14 November 2015
Plans for a ‘tech hub’ in Stowmarket are on the drawing board

Plans for a ‘tech hub’ in Stowmarket are on the drawing board

14 November 2015

Plans for a 30,000 square foot ‘technical hub’ in Stowmarket are on the drawing board.


Students do their bit for Zena 10

05 November 2015
Students do their bit for Zena 10

Students do their bit for Zena 10

05 November 2015

Students at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds came out in force to support sixth former Connie Gibbs and the ‘Zena 10’ fund-raising campaign.


Meat Market in Brandon celebrates 50th anniversary

05 November 2015
Meat Market in Brandon celebrates 50th anniversary

Meat Market in Brandon celebrates 50th anniversary

05 November 2015

Brandon’s popular Meat Market butchers has celebrated its 50th anniversary.


UPDATE: Bury St Edmunds could lose one of its fire engines in plans to cut costs

02 November 2015
UPDATE: Bury St Edmunds could lose one of its fire engines in plans to cut costs

UPDATE: Bury St Edmunds could lose one of its fire engines in plans to cut costs

02 November 2015

Concerns have been raised into ‘dangerous’ plans to cut the number of fire engines and on-call firefighters in Bury St Edmunds.


Plan for councils to create independent housing company move a step forward

02 November 2015
Plan for councils to create independent housing company move a step forward

Plan for councils to create independent housing company move a step forward

02 November 2015

Plans for three Suffolk councils to join forces to create an independent housing company to provide new income and affordable homes in West Suffolk has moved a step forward.


West Suffolk College launches new religion and ethics course

02 November 2015
West Suffolk College launches new religion and ethics course

West Suffolk College launches new religion and ethics course

02 November 2015

West Suffolk College is inviting students to sign up for its fascinating new Religious Studies and Ethics course - led by author and druid Robin Herne.


Bond Girl Madeline’s star turn at museum

30 October 2015
Bond Girl Madeline’s star turn at museum

Bond Girl Madeline’s star turn at museum

30 October 2015

Bond Girl Madeline Smith says she had a ‘lovely three days in bed with Roger Moore’ while filming the opening scene of Live and Let Die.


Bury’s dapper new menswear shop

30 October 2015
Bury’s dapper new menswear shop

Bury’s dapper new menswear shop

30 October 2015

A new independent luxury menswear shop in Bury St Edmunds is officially launching on Saturday.


Elmswell Library reopens following £15,000 refurbishment

22 October 2015
Elmswell Library reopens following £15,000 refurbishment

Elmswell Library reopens following £15,000 refurbishment

22 October 2015

Elmswell Library is open to the public again following a £15,000 revamp.


Pioneering hybrid technology that powered car from London to Paris is star of Woolpit Green Fair

11 October 2015
Pioneering hybrid technology that powered car from London to Paris is star of Woolpit Green Fair

Pioneering hybrid technology that powered car from London to Paris is star of Woolpit Green Fair

11 October 2015

A woman from Woolpit who drove from Paris to London in a pioneering hybrid car more than 30 years ago exhibited the technology at the village’s Green Fair on Saturday.


Ixworth ‘ghost’ junction plans ‘a muddle’

10 October 2015
Ixworth ‘ghost’ junction plans ‘a muddle’

Ixworth ‘ghost’ junction plans ‘a muddle’

10 October 2015

Proposals for a controversial ‘ghost’ junction on the A1088 at Ixworth have been rejected by the borough council after the project was labelled ‘a muddle’.


Holiday slip leads to devastating diagnosis

10 October 2015
Holiday slip leads to devastating diagnosis

Holiday slip leads to devastating diagnosis

10 October 2015

A woman from Great Barton who was diagnosed with advanced renal cancer following an accident on holiday is looking to raise as much money as she can for Macmillan Cancer Support.


Top gardener visits Bury St Edmunds for Young Green Fingers awards event

09 October 2015
Top gardener visits Bury St Edmunds for Young Green Fingers awards event

Top gardener visits Bury St Edmunds for Young Green Fingers awards event

09 October 2015

RHS Chelsea Gold medal winning gardener Adam Frost visited St Edmund’s Catholic School on Tuesday to see their spectacular new garden.