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Community Awards 2021: 'There has never been a better time to celebrate community heroes'

07 June 2021
Community Awards 2021: 'There has never been a better time to celebrate community heroes'

Community Awards 2021: 'There has never been a better time to celebrate community heroes'

07 June 2021

The editor of the Bury Free Press says there has never been a better time to support everyday heroes as the 2021 Community Awards approach.


Extra cause for celebration as latest cadre of recruits sworn in at airbase

04 June 2021
Extra cause for celebration as latest cadre of recruits sworn in at airbase

Extra cause for celebration as latest cadre of recruits sworn in at airbase

04 June 2021

There was extra cause for celebration at an airbase yesterday as 12 new trainees were sworn in with family members present.


'This experience has been a life changer': Woman who lost business during coronavirus lauds employability course

03 June 2021
'This experience has been a life changer': Woman who lost business during coronavirus lauds employability course

'This experience has been a life changer': Woman who lost business during coronavirus lauds employability course

03 June 2021

A woman who found herself on universal credit after coronavirus forced her business to close said an employability course has been a life-changer.


College up for national award

03 June 2021
College up for national award

College up for national award

03 June 2021

A Suffolk college which was the first in England to employ a clinical psychologist has been short-listed for a national award.


Coroner calls for lessons to be learnt after man died due to 'rare complication' of medication

03 June 2021
Coroner calls for lessons to be learnt after man died due to 'rare complication' of medication

Coroner calls for lessons to be learnt after man died due to 'rare complication' of medication

03 June 2021

A coroner has called for lessons to be learnt after a man died of a ‘rare complication’ from the medication he was taking for his psychosis.


Man died after setting himself alight, inquest hears

02 June 2021
Man died after setting himself alight, inquest hears

Man died after setting himself alight, inquest hears

02 June 2021

A man, described as a 'loving child' by his mother, died after setting himself alight, an inquest heard.


Town council holds first meeting at historic building

29 May 2021
Town council holds first meeting at historic building

Town council holds first meeting at historic building

29 May 2021

A mayor has spoken of a ‘historic’ moment after the town council met at its new premises in person for the first time.

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Crematorium manager retires after 32 years

28 May 2021
Crematorium manager retires after 32 years

Crematorium manager retires after 32 years

28 May 2021

A crematorium manager who has retired after 32 years of service said she was 'overwhelmed' after colleagues organised a farewell with a difference.


Inquest for man who died following collision with lorry suspended

28 May 2021
Inquest for man who died following collision with lorry suspended

Inquest for man who died following collision with lorry suspended

28 May 2021

The inquest into a man who died after being involved in a collision with an HGV has been suspended due to a police investigation.


Factory worker died after bout of heavy drinking, inquest told

28 May 2021
Factory worker died after bout of heavy drinking, inquest told

Factory worker died after bout of heavy drinking, inquest told

28 May 2021

A factory worker who died in the hallway of his home was believed to have fallen down the stairs after a bout of heavy drinking, an inquest heard.


Community Awards 2021: We will always want to champion our young people, says college chief

28 May 2021
Community Awards 2021: We will always want to champion our young people, says college chief

Community Awards 2021: We will always want to champion our young people, says college chief

28 May 2021

As a town's community awards fast approach, the CEO of a leading college has spoken of their delight at sponsoring one of the categories this year.


The Hunna announced as festival headliners

28 May 2021
The Hunna announced as festival headliners

The Hunna announced as festival headliners

28 May 2021

Popular rock band The Hunna have been announced as the Friday night headliners for a festival.


Nursery children plant flowers on housing development

27 May 2021
Nursery children plant flowers on housing development

Nursery children plant flowers on housing development

27 May 2021

Nursery children had the chance to get their hands mucky on a housing development ahead of National Children's Gardening Week.


Man charged with supply of heroin and crack cocaine

27 May 2021
Man charged with supply of heroin and crack cocaine

Man charged with supply of heroin and crack cocaine

27 May 2021

A 26-year-old man with links to Suffolk has been charged with drug offences as part of a police operation to tackle County Lines crime.


Popular cinema officially opens after £3.6 million renovation and expansion project

26 May 2021
Popular cinema officially opens after £3.6 million renovation and expansion project

Popular cinema officially opens after £3.6 million renovation and expansion project

26 May 2021

There was palpable excitement in the air at the official opening of a popular and renowned cinema this morning.


Community centre unveils new mural as part of £15,000 project

25 May 2021
Community centre unveils new mural as part of £15,000 project

Community centre unveils new mural as part of £15,000 project

25 May 2021

A new wildlife mural with the ‘wow’ factor has been unveiled outside a community hub as part of a £15,000 rejuvenation project.


George Floyd anniversary: Racial equality group on what has happened since

25 May 2021
George Floyd anniversary: Racial equality group on what has happened since

George Floyd anniversary: Racial equality group on what has happened since

25 May 2021

On the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd in the USA, a racial equality group has shared its views on what has happened since.


Social enterprise bags Suffolk Award

25 May 2021
Social enterprise bags Suffolk Award

Social enterprise bags Suffolk Award

25 May 2021

A social enterprise that rejuvenates neglected areas and makes them ‘biodiversity enhancing’ has bagged a Suffolk Award for their work at a school.


Shelving cabinet found on side of A14

25 May 2021
Shelving cabinet found on side of A14

Shelving cabinet found on side of A14

25 May 2021

A shelving cabinet was found on the side of the A14 as police appeal for help tracing the owner.


Police on hunt for man who failed to appear at court

25 May 2021
Police on hunt for man who failed to appear at court

Police on hunt for man who failed to appear at court

25 May 2021

Police are on the hunt for a man who failed to appear at court on burglary and theft offences.