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Council set to discuss £1.9million share of Government funding

13 July 2022
Council set to discuss £1.9million share of Government funding

Council set to discuss £1.9million share of Government funding

13 July 2022

A council is to apply for a £1.9 million share of government funding to help boost the economy and support town centres.


Ed Sheeran guitar helps school open 'music ark' for its pupils

10 July 2022
Ed Sheeran guitar helps school open 'music ark' for its pupils

Ed Sheeran guitar helps school open 'music ark' for its pupils

10 July 2022

The Shape of You singer helped raise tens of thousands of pounds for the cause.


Suffolk MP backs cross-county colleague as next PM and Conservative leader

10 July 2022
Suffolk MP backs cross-county colleague as next PM and Conservative leader

Suffolk MP backs cross-county colleague as next PM and Conservative leader

10 July 2022

" She has helped lead the international response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and brokered dozens of post-Brexit trade deals."


Ben Wragge Skatepark plans move a step closer with 'incredible' offer of recreational land

10 July 2022
Ben Wragge Skatepark plans move a step closer with 'incredible' offer of recreational land

Ben Wragge Skatepark plans move a step closer with 'incredible' offer of recreational land

10 July 2022

The charity has raised thousands of pounds, been endorsed by legendary skater Tony Hawk and spent years looking for a site since being set up in 2017.


Town takes part in Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay

09 July 2022
Town takes part in Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay

Town takes part in Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay

09 July 2022

The only baton Suffolk stop saw three bearers who were nominated for their huge contributions to their communities take it around the site.


Fatal three car collision in town prompts witness appeal

09 July 2022
Fatal three car collision in town prompts witness appeal

Fatal three car collision in town prompts witness appeal

09 July 2022

The incident today also saw three people taken to hospital.


Huge field fire dealt with after large response by fire crews

09 July 2022
Huge field fire dealt with after large response by fire crews

Huge field fire dealt with after large response by fire crews

09 July 2022

The 20-acre incident took units from all across the county and from Essex to deal with the crop fire.


Road closures in town as emergency services on scene of vehicle collision

09 July 2022
Road closures in town as emergency services on scene of vehicle collision

Road closures in town as emergency services on scene of vehicle collision

09 July 2022

Officers were called to the incident at 10.30am this morning.


Firefighters responding to forest undergrowth fire near to town

09 July 2022
Firefighters responding to forest undergrowth fire near to town

Firefighters responding to forest undergrowth fire near to town

09 July 2022

This follows two field fires yesterday that saw several teams of firefighters attend


All you need to know about town's part in The Queen’s Baton Relay today

09 July 2022
All you need to know about town's part in The Queen’s Baton Relay today

All you need to know about town's part in The Queen’s Baton Relay today

09 July 2022

The relay baton will be at the only Suffolk stop, which is visiting every corner of the Commonwealth, this afternoon.


Town's former bank site to become adult gaming arcade after controversial plans approved

08 July 2022
Town's former bank site to become adult gaming arcade after controversial plans approved

Town's former bank site to become adult gaming arcade after controversial plans approved

08 July 2022

More than 500 residents signed a petition against the plans and 39 letters of objections were received by the council.


Podcast: New dental training centre to fill Suffolk's gap in services

07 July 2022
Podcast: New dental training centre to fill Suffolk's gap in services

Podcast: New dental training centre to fill Suffolk's gap in services

07 July 2022

Also on today's podcast, teacher given award for promoting the German language and town welcomes Commonwealth Games baton.


Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

07 July 2022
Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

07 July 2022

Here are some of the roadworks, road closures and diversions that could cause Suffolk drivers some delays.


Trainee pilot, 21, died of serious infection caused by insect bite, inquest rules

06 July 2022
Trainee pilot, 21, died of serious infection caused by insect bite, inquest rules

Trainee pilot, 21, died of serious infection caused by insect bite, inquest rules

06 July 2022

A trainee commercial pilot who was 'an incredible young woman' died after an insect bite, an inquest heard.


Why this seven course food experience is 'too cool for school'

06 July 2022
Why this seven course food experience is 'too cool for school'

Why this seven course food experience is 'too cool for school'

06 July 2022

We tried this lunch bar food theatre concept which was inspired by a venue in Barcelona.


'Eyesore' pub site to be transformed into care home

05 July 2022
'Eyesore' pub site to be transformed into care home

'Eyesore' pub site to be transformed into care home

05 July 2022

Plans to demolish the remaining part of one of a town's oldest pubs described as an 'eyesore' have been agreed.


Town's future plans from council to be given public review

04 July 2022
Town's future plans from council to be given public review

Town's future plans from council to be given public review

04 July 2022

Residents are being asked for their feedback on proposals drawn up to develop and enhance the area for the short and long term.


Sprinter named fastest 60-year-old woman in UK after cancer surgery recovery

01 July 2022
Sprinter named fastest 60-year-old woman in UK after cancer surgery recovery

Sprinter named fastest 60-year-old woman in UK after cancer surgery recovery

01 July 2022

A 60-year-old sprinter has won gold in the 100 metres at a UK championship – six months after having cancer surgery.


Bury Free Press Community Awards: Good Deed category

01 July 2022
Bury Free Press Community Awards: Good Deed category

Bury Free Press Community Awards: Good Deed category

01 July 2022

This year’s sponsor for the category, Ellisons Solicitors, has spoken about why the firm wanted to get involved with the community awards.


Town pair given their BEMs after New Year Honours recognition

26 June 2022
Town pair given their BEMs after New Year Honours recognition

Town pair given their BEMs after New Year Honours recognition

26 June 2022

They were given the medals for fund-raising and providing community services to the town.