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REVIEW: Clare Teal provides a winning opener to Bury St Edmunds Festival

22 May 2017
REVIEW: Clare Teal provides a winning opener to Bury St Edmunds Festival

REVIEW: Clare Teal provides a winning opener to Bury St Edmunds Festival

22 May 2017

Clare Teal and her Mini Big Band at The Apex May 20


REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast panto at Bury’s Theatre Royal is a festive treat

08 December 2016
REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast panto at Bury’s Theatre Royal is a festive treat

REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast panto at Bury’s Theatre Royal is a festive treat

08 December 2016

This year’s Beauty and the Beast panto at the Theatre Royal was an extravaganza of colour, sound and hilarity as the magical story unfolded.


REVIEW: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

16 November 2016
REVIEW: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

REVIEW: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

16 November 2016

This was a performance of great music making and happily one with plenty of political comment running through.


REVIEW: Jazz great Courtney Pine impresses at The Apex

24 May 2016
REVIEW: Jazz great Courtney Pine impresses at The Apex

REVIEW: Jazz great Courtney Pine impresses at The Apex

24 May 2016

The fantastic melding of bass clarinet and piano brought some great sounds as jazz maestro Courtney Pine worked his magic alongside superb playing from awards winning jazz pianist Zoe Rahman.


REVIEW: Nigel Kennedy wows at The Apex to open Bury St Edmunds’ 2016 Festival

21 May 2016
REVIEW: Nigel Kennedy wows at The Apex to open Bury St Edmunds’ 2016 Festival

REVIEW: Nigel Kennedy wows at The Apex to open Bury St Edmunds’ 2016 Festival

21 May 2016

The eagerly awaited performance by Nigel Kennedy opened this year’s Bury Festival and wowed the packed Apex to the core.


Recruitment drive as long-standing Bury choir looks for new members

18 February 2016
Recruitment drive as long-standing Bury choir looks for new members

Recruitment drive as long-standing Bury choir looks for new members

18 February 2016

The search is on for more choristers for Bury St Edmunds as one of the oldest choirs in the town aims to expand its membership.


Appeal lodged over refusal of plans for traveller site in Bury St Edmunds

21 November 2015
Appeal lodged over refusal of plans for traveller site in Bury St Edmunds

Appeal lodged over refusal of plans for traveller site in Bury St Edmunds

21 November 2015

An appeal has been lodged against a council’s refusal of planning permission for a traveller site on woodland on the south east strategic development site in Bury.


Plans herald extra screen for Bury St Edmunds cinema

16 October 2015
Plans herald extra screen for Bury St Edmunds cinema

Plans herald extra screen for Bury St Edmunds cinema

16 October 2015

Plans have been submitted which mark the start of the project to create a third screen for Abbeygate Picturehouse in Bury St Edmunds.


Well known and respected retired Suffolk police officer died in Needham Market rail incident

12 October 2015
Well known and respected retired Suffolk police officer died in Needham Market rail incident

Well known and respected retired Suffolk police officer died in Needham Market rail incident

12 October 2015

Tributes have been paid to Adrian ‘Ady’ Calton, a well known and respected police officer whose body was found by the railway line in Needham Market last week.


Teenager Harriet scoops 12 A*s and As after winning GCSE review

12 September 2015
Teenager Harriet scoops 12 A*s and As after winning GCSE review

Teenager Harriet scoops 12 A*s and As after winning GCSE review

12 September 2015

Teenager Harriet Almond was undermarked by six points in one of her GCSEs but has now scooped a full house of 12 A*s and As following an appeal.


Wendy and Sarah say farewell as they retire from Lakenheath school

18 July 2015
Wendy and Sarah say farewell as they retire from Lakenheath school

Wendy and Sarah say farewell as they retire from Lakenheath school

18 July 2015

Two long standing members of staff at Lakenheath Primary School said farewell today as they retired after clocking up 48 years between them.


A welcome for all at Bury St Edmunds pub says new landlady

18 July 2015
A welcome for all at Bury St Edmunds pub says new landlady

A welcome for all at Bury St Edmunds pub says new landlady

18 July 2015

The new landlady at The Greyhound in Eastgate Street says she is aiming to make the pub a community/family venue as well as maintaining a warm welcome for its regular drinkers.


Bury St Edmunds estate agent joins new TV property game show

17 July 2015
Bury St Edmunds estate agent joins new TV property game show

Bury St Edmunds estate agent joins new TV property game show

17 July 2015

Estate agents Whatley Lane has been helping put Suffolk properties on the map by taking part in a new game show soon to be aired by ITV.


Draft document to deal with future traffic gridlock as town expands

17 July 2015
Draft document to deal with future traffic gridlock as town expands

Draft document to deal with future traffic gridlock as town expands

17 July 2015

A draft document to deal with future traffic gridlock as Bury expands is currently being drawn up by county hall bosses.


Pasadena Roof Orchestra brings cool sounds to The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

22 June 2015
Pasadena Roof Orchestra brings cool sounds to The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

Pasadena Roof Orchestra brings cool sounds to The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

22 June 2015

Lovers of the 20s and 30s dance band music were not disappointed by the superbly stylish show from this 11-piece band which had its audience at The Apex captivated and calling for more by the end of the evening.


SLIDESHOW: Dragon parade in Bury St Edmunds offers taste of festival at West Stow

19 June 2015
SLIDESHOW: Dragon parade in Bury St Edmunds offers taste of festival at West Stow

SLIDESHOW: Dragon parade in Bury St Edmunds offers taste of festival at West Stow

19 June 2015

Dragons in all their glory will be fascinating visitors to West Stow Anglo Saxon Village this weekend when it hosts its Dragon Festival.


REVIEW: A real gem from the master of drawing room comedy

10 June 2015
REVIEW: A real gem from the master of drawing room comedy

REVIEW: A real gem from the master of drawing room comedy

10 June 2015

This gem from Coward opened a little tentatively but soon got into its stride as the bohemian Bliss family confounded their guests with their rude and self-involved lifestyle.


REVIEW: Guided walk unveils the ‘secrets’ of Bury St Edmunds

26 May 2015
REVIEW: Guided walk unveils the ‘secrets’ of Bury St Edmunds

REVIEW: Guided walk unveils the ‘secrets’ of Bury St Edmunds

26 May 2015

Everyone wanted to join the tour. The fully subscribed walk attracted many more than our three guides could accommodate and you could understand why.


REVIEW: Evelyn Glennie brings her creative sound to the Bury St Edmunds Festival

26 May 2015
REVIEW: Evelyn Glennie brings her creative sound to the Bury St Edmunds Festival

REVIEW: Evelyn Glennie brings her creative sound to the Bury St Edmunds Festival

26 May 2015

This concert by Dame Evelyn Glennie was not for the faint hearted. The pieces were created and performed with the aim of their audience engaging in a full listening experience.


REVIEW: Norsesome is an entertaining gem for the Bury St Edmunds Festival

22 May 2015
REVIEW: Norsesome is an entertaining gem for the Bury St Edmunds Festival

REVIEW: Norsesome is an entertaining gem for the Bury St Edmunds Festival

22 May 2015

A fast paced entertaining gem by this bijou theatre company which romped its way through this tale of the Norse gods.