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Council apologises after ticketing funeral-goers

22 July 2015
Council apologises after ticketing funeral-goers

Council apologises after ticketing funeral-goers

22 July 2015

A council has apologised to mourners after fixed penalty notices were stuck to cars of people attending a funeral in Lavenham on Monday.


Solicitors criticise plans to close Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court

21 July 2015
Solicitors criticise plans to close Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court

Solicitors criticise plans to close Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court

21 July 2015

Solicitors have criticised the Government’s plan to close Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court and move its workload to Ipswich and Norwich.


Government plans to close Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court

16 July 2015
Government plans to close Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court

Government plans to close Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court

16 July 2015

The Government are considering whether to close Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court and move its workload to Ipswich or Norwich.


Education leader at helm of new school on Moreton Hall says the community will play vital role in its creation

15 July 2015
Education leader at helm of new school on Moreton Hall says the community will play vital role in its creation

Education leader at helm of new school on Moreton Hall says the community will play vital role in its creation

15 July 2015

The man in charge of setting up the new secondary school on Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds says the community will play a key role in its creation.


Polar Collective release debut single

14 July 2015
Polar Collective release debut single

Polar Collective release debut single

14 July 2015

Suffolk pop band Polar Collective are releasing their debut single ‘You Make Me Feel (Woah)’ on Friday.


Duke of Gloucester unveils plaque to mark end of £6million Manson House revamp

13 July 2015
Duke of Gloucester unveils plaque to mark end of £6million Manson House revamp

Duke of Gloucester unveils plaque to mark end of £6million Manson House revamp

13 July 2015

The Duke of Gloucester has unveiled a plaque to mark the completion of the £6million refurbishment of Manson House in Bury St Edmunds.


Darren and Connie launch ‘Zena 10’ fund-raising drive

10 July 2015
Darren and Connie launch ‘Zena 10’ fund-raising drive

Darren and Connie launch ‘Zena 10’ fund-raising drive

10 July 2015

A father and daughter aiming to raise £10,000 by the end of October in memory of Zena Butcher have reached £6,200 already.


Plans for school at Moreton Hall get the green light after being considered for second time

08 July 2015
Plans for school at Moreton Hall get the green light after being considered for second time

Plans for school at Moreton Hall get the green light after being considered for second time

08 July 2015

Plans to build a secondary school at Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds have been approved by councillors after they were considered for a second time.


New sponsor put forward for Moreton Hall high school after previous sponsor pulls out

06 July 2015
New sponsor put forward for Moreton Hall high school after previous sponsor pulls out

New sponsor put forward for Moreton Hall high school after previous sponsor pulls out

06 July 2015

A new sponsor for the proposed high school on Moreton Hall has been recommended to Suffolk County Council’s cabinet after the previous sponsor withdrew its bid.


First wolf of Bury St Edmunds art trail is installed on Angel Hill

01 July 2015
First wolf of Bury St Edmunds art trail is installed on Angel Hill

First wolf of Bury St Edmunds art trail is installed on Angel Hill

01 July 2015

The first sculpture of the upcoming Bury St Edmunds Wolf Trail has been installed on Angel Hill today.


Bury alternative five-piece Fortunato release ‘Under Your Teeth’ EP

30 June 2015
Bury alternative five-piece Fortunato release ‘Under Your Teeth’ EP

Bury alternative five-piece Fortunato release ‘Under Your Teeth’ EP

30 June 2015

Bury St Edmunds indie-alternative band Fortunato have released a four track EP - Under Your Teeth.


Teenager who left ‘lovely letters’ around town gets phone call from her idol

21 June 2015
Teenager who left ‘lovely letters’ around town gets phone call from her idol

Teenager who left ‘lovely letters’ around town gets phone call from her idol

21 June 2015

A warm-hearted teenager from Bury St Edmunds who left ‘lovely letters’ around town to cheer people up has had a phone call from the woman who inspired her.


Pair look to raise £10,000 in memory of Zena

15 June 2015
Pair look to raise £10,000 in memory of Zena

Pair look to raise £10,000 in memory of Zena

15 June 2015

A father and daughter are embarking on four months of fund-raising in memory of Zena Butcher, who died ten years ago aged 37.


VIDEO: Fern looks to kickstart her debut album

14 June 2015
VIDEO: Fern looks to kickstart her debut album

VIDEO: Fern looks to kickstart her debut album

14 June 2015

Teenager singer-songwriter Fern Teather is funding her debut album through global crowd funding website Kickstarter.


Quakers create ‘little oasis’ at Meeting House in Bury St Edmunds

14 June 2015
Quakers create ‘little oasis’ at Meeting House in Bury St Edmunds

Quakers create ‘little oasis’ at Meeting House in Bury St Edmunds

14 June 2015

The garden at the Quaker Meeting House in Bury St Edmunds is slowly being transformed into a haven for insects, bees and birds.


Rock icon Jarvis Cocker visits John Peel Centre in Stowmarket

12 June 2015
Rock icon Jarvis Cocker visits John Peel Centre in Stowmarket

Rock icon Jarvis Cocker visits John Peel Centre in Stowmarket

12 June 2015

Rock superstar and ‘cultural icon’ Jarvis Cocker paid a special visit to the John Peel Centre in Stowmarket at the weekend.


SLIDESHOW: Museum’s blues day attracts record crowds

12 June 2015
SLIDESHOW: Museum’s blues day attracts record crowds

SLIDESHOW: Museum’s blues day attracts record crowds

12 June 2015

Huge crowds, top music and beautiful sunshine graced the Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket at the weekend for its annual StowBlues music event.


Groundbreaking ceremony marks official start of Thetford Riverside regeneration

12 June 2015
Groundbreaking ceremony marks official start of Thetford Riverside regeneration

Groundbreaking ceremony marks official start of Thetford Riverside regeneration

12 June 2015

Construction has officially started on the multi-million pound regeneration of Thetford riverside.


Stowmarket firm spruce up Beetle for Channel Four TV show

11 June 2015
Stowmarket firm spruce up Beetle for Channel Four TV show

Stowmarket firm spruce up Beetle for Channel Four TV show

11 June 2015

A Stowmarket vehicle bodywork company have helped transform a dilapidated VW Beetle for hit Channel 4 show For the Love of Cars.


VIDEO SLIDESHOW: Thousands flock to Needham Raft Race

09 June 2015
VIDEO SLIDESHOW: Thousands flock to Needham Raft Race

VIDEO SLIDESHOW: Thousands flock to Needham Raft Race

09 June 2015

Thousands watched 13 teams brave the calm waters of Needham Lake on Sunday for the town’s 14th annual raft race.