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Elmswell woman says thank you to hurricane helpers

09 December 2017
Elmswell woman says thank you to hurricane helpers

Elmswell woman says thank you to hurricane helpers

09 December 2017

A woman from Elmswell is back home after providing vital aid to a hurricane ravaged island in the Caribbean.


New Bury St Edmunds homeless shelter requires staff

05 December 2017
New Bury St Edmunds homeless shelter requires staff

New Bury St Edmunds homeless shelter requires staff

05 December 2017

St Edmundsbury Borough Council and Havebury Housing Partnership are looking for staff to support a new winter night shelter project in Bury St Edmunds.


Fund raising in memory of crash victim hits £5,000

04 December 2017
Fund raising in memory of crash victim hits £5,000

Fund raising in memory of crash victim hits £5,000

04 December 2017

A fund raising page set up by the friend of a Thetford man who died in a car crash has hit £5,000 after just 11 days.


Couple renew vows to mark special day

02 December 2017
Couple renew vows to mark special day

Couple renew vows to mark special day

02 December 2017

A couple renewed their wedding vows to celebrate their 52nd anniversary, thanks to staff at Risby Park Nursing Home.


NOSTALGIA: Reader gets unique experience

11 November 2017
NOSTALGIA: Reader gets unique experience

NOSTALGIA: Reader gets unique experience

11 November 2017

Following a piece in the Bury Free Press on Thursday, April 3, 1969, that said a four-engine World War Two Lancaster bomber had temporarily landed at Lavenham Airfield, reader Mike Baker, from Hopton, could not miss the opportunity.


Bosses face up to challenges in Nowton jungle

05 November 2017
Bosses face up to challenges in Nowton jungle

Bosses face up to challenges in Nowton jungle

05 November 2017

Business leaders from West Suffolk and Thetford faced trials and tribulations during St Nicholas Hospice Care’s I’m a CEO...Get Me Out of Here! in Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds and raised around £20,000.


NOSTALGIA: Silver Jubilee celebrations

04 November 2017
NOSTALGIA: Silver Jubilee celebrations

NOSTALGIA: Silver Jubilee celebrations

04 November 2017

We have had this photograph sent in by Marion Duncan, who thought, after the fire at Cycle King in Bury St Edmunds, it would be of interest to many.


IES Breckland receives a ‘good’ grade from inspectors

04 November 2017
IES Breckland receives a ‘good’ grade from inspectors

IES Breckland receives a ‘good’ grade from inspectors

04 November 2017

IES Breckland receives a ‘good’ grade from inspectors


Thetford family to keep Christmas lights shining in memory of Peter

30 October 2017
Thetford family to keep Christmas lights shining in memory of Peter

Thetford family to keep Christmas lights shining in memory of Peter

30 October 2017

The widow of a Thetford man, who treated his neighbourhood to his house’s Christmas lights display for more than 20 years, has vowed to keep their festive decorations shining bright this year in his honour.


NOSTALGIA: ‘Big jewellery and huge shoulder pads’

28 October 2017
NOSTALGIA: ‘Big jewellery and huge shoulder pads’

NOSTALGIA: ‘Big jewellery and huge shoulder pads’

28 October 2017

Paula Harber (nee Sunshine) sent us this photograph from the 1980s from a business called Sunshine Beauty Salon in Garland Street, Bury St Edmunds.


The Script visit super fans for special surprise show

27 October 2017
The Script visit super fans for special surprise show

The Script visit super fans for special surprise show

27 October 2017

A Thetford mother and her daughter were given a ‘once in a lifetime’ secret gig by their favourite band after being nominated for an ITV show.


Running and pushing brings in thousands of pounds for Bardwell event

21 October 2017
Running and pushing brings in thousands of pounds for Bardwell event

Running and pushing brings in thousands of pounds for Bardwell event

21 October 2017

The third annual Bardwell Tractor Run and Bale Push saw more than 70 tractors take to the roads for two charities.


Charities are on the hunt for people power

15 October 2017
Charities are on the hunt for people power

Charities are on the hunt for people power

15 October 2017

Two charities are on the look out for new faces as they launch two volunteering drives to help their causes.


Bands hit the right note for health charity

15 October 2017
Bands hit the right note for health charity

Bands hit the right note for health charity

15 October 2017

Sales from a compilation album by Bury St Edmunds bands have funded a scheme to help people with mental health issues.


NOSTALGIA: Top awards for firemen IN 1992

15 October 2017
NOSTALGIA: Top awards for firemen IN 1992

NOSTALGIA: Top awards for firemen IN 1992

15 October 2017

Suffolk firemen received their awards for 20 years’ long service and good conduct at Bury St Edmunds Fire Station in 1992.


New Hunter Gallery opens

14 October 2017
New Hunter Gallery opens

New Hunter Gallery opens

14 October 2017

A Bury St Edmunds gallery had its opening last weekend in a very familiar spot for art lovers.


Woodland volunteers get top accolade

14 October 2017
Woodland volunteers get top accolade

Woodland volunteers get top accolade

14 October 2017

A voluntary team, who have worked within Thetford Forest for than 20 years, have received the highest honour from Buckingham Palace.


Winnie celebrates 105th

30 September 2017
Winnie celebrates 105th

Winnie celebrates 105th

30 September 2017

A resident at Fornham House Residential Home in Fornham St Martin, who was born in the same year the Titanic sank, has celebrated her 105th birthday.


Unified event of Remembrance for unveiling

30 September 2017
Unified event of Remembrance for unveiling

Unified event of Remembrance for unveiling

30 September 2017

A memorial ceremony took place in Brandon to commemorate two stories very rarely told.


Bosses face bush-tucker trial

22 September 2017
Bosses face bush-tucker trial

Bosses face bush-tucker trial

22 September 2017

St Nicholas Hospice Care are set to put the heads of local businesses from West Suffolk and Thetford through some stomach churning challenges on October 27 at Nowton Park to raise money for the charity.