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SuffolkNews Podcast: Fears 'thousands of ravers' could descend on Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds for music festival



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In today's podcast, worried residents fear a historic park could be overrun with ‘thousands of ravers’ if plans for a music festival are given the go ahead.

Residents along Plovers Way and The Curlews, Bury St Edmunds, have raised concerns after spotting a licence application for an event on August 27 at Nowton Park.

Some are wondering how the event will be policed and others saying Nowton Park is not a suitable location.

Next, a Thetford couple will be getting married tomorrow after a love story that has spanned more than 50 years.

Dorothy Pearce and Terrence Bowman, of Fir Road, will finally wed at the town’s Guildhall after being teenage lovers, going their separate ways and finding each other again with a little help from fate.

Meanwhile, The legacy of a Suffolk community pioneer – who embraced her village as an 'idyllic oasis' after moving there following a turbulent childhood – will be remembered in a public memorial next weekend.

A memorial gathering will take place in St Mary’s Church in Polstead on Saturday, July 23, to celebrate the life of former parish council chairman Erica Pomerans, who contributed to many aspects of her village during more than 50 years of residence.

And finally, a new healthy juice and food store set to open its doors in Bury St Edmunds.

Work is now complete on the new Juicebros store in the arc which has been intriguing shoppers for weeks.