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Final Transmission play first hometown gig

05 October 2015
Final Transmission play first hometown gig

Final Transmission play first hometown gig

05 October 2015

Rock five-piece Final Transmission graced the stage at the Hunter Club in Bury St Edmunds at the weekend in their first hometown gig.


Flint cottage saved from demolition

05 October 2015
Flint cottage saved from demolition

Flint cottage saved from demolition

05 October 2015

Plans to knock down a ‘historic’ flint cottage in Haverhill to build up to seven new homes have been rejected by St Edmundsbury Borough Council.


Council’s house for homeless moves one step closer

03 October 2015
Council’s house for homeless moves one step closer

Council’s house for homeless moves one step closer

03 October 2015

Plans to transform a Bury St Edmunds bed and breakfast into a emergency accommodation for homeless families and pregnant women has moved a step forward.


Vigil at cathedral in support of refugees

02 October 2015
Vigil at cathedral in support of refugees

Vigil at cathedral in support of refugees

02 October 2015

A vigil is being held at St Edmundsbury Cathedral on Sunday to raise money and support for Syrian refugees fleeing their war-torn home.


Christchurch in Needham Market celebrates completion of welcoming new frontage

20 September 2015
Christchurch in Needham Market celebrates completion of welcoming new frontage

Christchurch in Needham Market celebrates completion of welcoming new frontage

20 September 2015

A congregation in Needham Market is celebrating the completion of a new frontage to its High Street church.


Developer submits fresh plans for 175 homes in Stowupland despite local opposition

18 September 2015
Developer submits fresh plans for 175 homes in Stowupland despite local opposition

Developer submits fresh plans for 175 homes in Stowupland despite local opposition

18 September 2015

Residents in Stowupland who successfully campaigned against a 190 development they said would ‘destabilise’ the village are now facing further plans to build 175 homes on the same plot.


Firm apologises for playing down fatality

14 September 2015
Firm apologises for playing down fatality

Firm apologises for playing down fatality

14 September 2015

A building firm has come under fire after a representative dismissed concerns over a fatal collision on the A1088 as ‘random’ and ‘irrelevant’ during a planning meeting.


VIDEO: Record numbers at Girls Night Out charity walk

12 September 2015

VIDEO: Record numbers at Girls Night Out charity walk

12 September 2015

Angel Hill in Bury St Edmunds was a sea of flashing bunny ears last night as a record number of women set off on the Girls Night Out charity walk.


BurySOUND music competition launches into its 18th year

08 September 2015
BurySOUND music competition launches into its 18th year

BurySOUND music competition launches into its 18th year

08 September 2015

The prestigious BurySOUND Music Competition, which kicks off in February 2016, is celebrating its 18th year with an exciting launch party.


VIDEO: Parish priest ‘working hard to forgive’ thieves who stole lead from Combs church

26 August 2015
VIDEO: Parish priest ‘working hard to forgive’ thieves who stole lead from Combs church

VIDEO: Parish priest ‘working hard to forgive’ thieves who stole lead from Combs church

26 August 2015

The Reverend of a church near Stowmarket which was targeted by lead thieves over the weekend has said he is ‘working hard to forgive’ the people who did it.


Wolf Trail sees five per cent rise in visitor numbers

21 August 2015
Wolf Trail sees five per cent rise in visitor numbers

Wolf Trail sees five per cent rise in visitor numbers

21 August 2015

The ‘phenomenal’ success of the Bury Wolf Trail has helped see visitor numbers to the town surge by five per cent.


Happy Coloured Marbles release debut EP

17 August 2015
Happy Coloured Marbles release debut EP

Happy Coloured Marbles release debut EP

17 August 2015

Norwich riff rock band Happy Coloured Marbles have released a debut, self-titled EP.


‘Thugs’ smash bus shelter in Moreton Hall

17 August 2015
‘Thugs’ smash bus shelter in Moreton Hall

‘Thugs’ smash bus shelter in Moreton Hall

17 August 2015

‘Mindless’ vandals smashed up a bus shelter in Moreton Hall before being chased away by a borough councillor.


VIDEO: Cannabis plants growing on entrances to Bury St Edmunds

07 August 2015
VIDEO: Cannabis plants growing on entrances to Bury St Edmunds

VIDEO: Cannabis plants growing on entrances to Bury St Edmunds

07 August 2015

Cannabis plants have been springing up on key entrances to Bury St Edmunds as part of a campaign by a guerilla pro-cannabis group.


Singer-songwriter Ethan Ash to record live EP at the Hunter Club

05 August 2015
Singer-songwriter Ethan Ash to record live EP at the Hunter Club

Singer-songwriter Ethan Ash to record live EP at the Hunter Club

05 August 2015

Singer-songwriter Ethan Ash is playing a free gig at the Hunter Club in Bury St Edmunds tonight to record his new live EP.


Tilly Dalglish makes the most of the summer’s folk festivals

28 July 2015
Tilly Dalglish makes the most of the summer’s folk festivals

Tilly Dalglish makes the most of the summer’s folk festivals

28 July 2015

Teenage folk singer Tilly Dalglish has had a very busy summer - performing at music festivals all over the UK.


Councillors say action needed on dog fouling

26 July 2015
Councillors say action needed on dog fouling

Councillors say action needed on dog fouling

26 July 2015

Councillors have discussed ways of tackling dog fouling in St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath after it was revealed neither council has issued a fine for three years.


Pupils and staff say fond farewell to middle schools in Mid Suffolk

26 July 2015
Pupils and staff say fond farewell to middle schools in Mid Suffolk

Pupils and staff say fond farewell to middle schools in Mid Suffolk

26 July 2015

Students and staff have said their fond farewells to four middle schools in Mid Suffolk which closed their doors for the final time last week.


INTERVIEW: Green Party leader Natalie Bennett says the poor and the young are paying for bankers’ greed

25 July 2015
INTERVIEW: Green Party leader Natalie Bennett says the poor and the young are paying for bankers’ greed

INTERVIEW: Green Party leader Natalie Bennett says the poor and the young are paying for bankers’ greed

25 July 2015

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett spoke to the Bury Free Press this morning before addressing a meeting of Green Councillors at The Mix Youth Centre in Stowmarket.


Suffolk indie-electronic duo Frett play at Latitude

22 July 2015
Suffolk indie-electronic duo Frett play at Latitude

Suffolk indie-electronic duo Frett play at Latitude

22 July 2015

Suffolk indie-electronic band Frett graced the Lake Stage at Latitude Festival at the weekend.