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Labour needs a lesson – from Mr Trump

27 March 2016
Labour needs a lesson – from Mr Trump

Labour needs a lesson – from Mr Trump

27 March 2016

Whenever I watch Donald Trump flagrantly insulting 11 million illegal immigrants, one of the largest religions and the whole of Mexico, I am utterly bewildered as to why anyone could support such an imperious, irritating and insufferable man.


Wallis breaks hoodoo with golden jacket final success

25 February 2016
Wallis breaks hoodoo with golden jacket final success

Wallis breaks hoodoo with golden jacket final success

25 February 2016

Mark Wallis spoke of his joy at ending a long standing hoodoo as Patchys Kerry became the first ever ante-post favourite to win the Ladbrokes Golden Jacket final at Crayford on Tuesday, writes Sam Murley.


Walsham le Willows halt five-game winless streak in Norfolk

19 February 2016
Walsham le Willows halt five-game winless streak in Norfolk

Walsham le Willows halt five-game winless streak in Norfolk

19 February 2016

Walsham-le-Willows recorded their first Thurlow Nunn Premier Division victory of 2016 when they travelled to Gorleston at the weekend.


VIDEO: Captain urges Bury RFC to find their fighting spirit

02 February 2016
VIDEO: Captain urges Bury RFC to find their fighting spirit

VIDEO: Captain urges Bury RFC to find their fighting spirit

02 February 2016

Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club captain Josh Walker has called on his side to fight for their right to remain in National League Two South after the club were left looking over their shoulder following a fourth straight defeat.


READERS’ LETTERS: From the Bury Free Press of Friday, January 1

03 January 2016
READERS’ LETTERS: From the Bury Free Press of Friday, January 1

READERS’ LETTERS: From the Bury Free Press of Friday, January 1

03 January 2016

A selection of readers’ letters from the Bury Free Press of Friday, January 1.


VIDEO: Bury Parkinson’s group release Christmas protest song

17 December 2015
VIDEO: Bury Parkinson’s group release Christmas protest song

VIDEO: Bury Parkinson’s group release Christmas protest song

17 December 2015

Members of a Parkinson’s UK singing group in Bury St Edmunds have released a video protesting against planned cuts to disability benefits.


Listed character home

11 December 2015
Listed character home

Listed character home

11 December 2015

This stunning Grade II-listed home occupies a quiet setting in Pakenham, one of the area’s most sought after villages.


Man to appear in court following firearms incident in Stowmarket

11 December 2015
Man to appear in court following firearms incident in Stowmarket

Man to appear in court following firearms incident in Stowmarket

11 December 2015

A 22-year-old man will appear in court this morning charged with two counts of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence after he was arrested in Stowmarket yesterday.


Lakenheath’s USAF F-15s in ‘dogfights’ with RAF’s latest fighters

11 December 2015
Lakenheath’s USAF F-15s in ‘dogfights’ with RAF’s latest fighters

Lakenheath’s USAF F-15s in ‘dogfights’ with RAF’s latest fighters

11 December 2015

USAF F-15 fighters from Lakenheath have been taking on the RAF’s most advanced fighter, the Typhoon.


Bury St Edmunds teacher retires after 22 years at same school

11 December 2015
Bury St Edmunds teacher retires after 22 years at same school

Bury St Edmunds teacher retires after 22 years at same school

11 December 2015

A Bury St Edmunds teacher is retiring today after a ‘challenging but rewarding’ career spanning almost 35 years.


Bury St Edmunds school’s Christmas Tree Festival pulls in the crowds

09 December 2015
Bury St Edmunds school’s Christmas Tree Festival pulls in the crowds

Bury St Edmunds school’s Christmas Tree Festival pulls in the crowds

09 December 2015

Hundreds of families were ‘rocking around the Christmas trees’ which were decorated by pupils to the theme of festive songs.


VIDEO: Woolpit brings nativity story to life

07 December 2015
VIDEO: Woolpit brings nativity story to life

VIDEO: Woolpit brings nativity story to life

07 December 2015

The Christmas story was brought to life on Saturday when Woolpit held its first ever nativity walk.


VIDEO: Stowmarket switches on its Christmas lights in spectacular style

28 November 2015
VIDEO: Stowmarket switches on its Christmas lights in spectacular style

VIDEO: Stowmarket switches on its Christmas lights in spectacular style

28 November 2015

Thousands flocked to Stowmarket’s market place for the town’s spectacular Christmas lights switch-on last night.


Barrow development brief for 75 homes due for approval by St Edmundsbury councillors

20 November 2015
Barrow development brief for 75 homes due for approval by St Edmundsbury councillors

Barrow development brief for 75 homes due for approval by St Edmundsbury councillors

20 November 2015

A development brief for land east of Barrow Hill is now set for approval.


Communities come together to remember the human cost of war

09 November 2015
Communities come together to remember the human cost of war

Communities come together to remember the human cost of war

09 November 2015

At 11am yesterday, on the nearest Sunday to Remembrance Day gatherings large and small fell silent to remember those who ‘shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old’.


UPDATE: Bank in Bury reopens after thieves steal tens of thousands of pounds by setting off gas explosion

03 November 2015
UPDATE: Bank in Bury reopens after thieves steal tens of thousands of pounds by setting off gas explosion

UPDATE: Bank in Bury reopens after thieves steal tens of thousands of pounds by setting off gas explosion

03 November 2015

Thieves stole tens of thousands of pounds after setting off a gas explosion in a cashpoint at a branch of Barclays Bank in Bury St Edmunds.


VIDEO: Fire chief says ‘major incident’ averted after ‘significant’ gas leak at Greene King is contained

15 October 2015
VIDEO: Fire chief says ‘major incident’ averted after ‘significant’ gas leak at Greene King is contained

VIDEO: Fire chief says ‘major incident’ averted after ‘significant’ gas leak at Greene King is contained

15 October 2015

Twenty one people have been rescued after they were trapped in a factory in a ‘significant’ gas leak at Greene King in Bury St Edmunds.


Consultation launched into dog restrictions at Needham lake

08 October 2015
Consultation launched into dog restrictions at Needham lake

Consultation launched into dog restrictions at Needham lake

08 October 2015

A consultation has been launched on plans for new regulations for dog owners visiting Needham Lake.


Ballet company’s refreshing and magical take on classic fairytale

03 October 2015
Ballet company’s refreshing and magical take on classic fairytale

Ballet company’s refreshing and magical take on classic fairytale

03 October 2015

The much anticipated Ballet Cymru will be performing a refreshing adaptation of eternal fairytale Cinderella at the Civic Theatre in Chelmsford on Saturday, October 10.


Bury brewery encouraging women to raise a glass for Cask Ale Week

02 October 2015
Bury brewery encouraging women to raise a glass for Cask Ale Week

Bury brewery encouraging women to raise a glass for Cask Ale Week

02 October 2015

A Bury St Edmunds brewery is encouraging women to get together and enjoy a pint of ale or beer in celebration of Cask Ale Week.