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The Bury St Edmunds constituency has long been a Conservative stronghold, and it is likely to be a one horse race this time round.

Calls are being made for the Grade I status of Bury St Edmunds’ Cupola House - which was reconstructed following a major fire - to be dropped.

A mother has spoken of the difficulty in coming to terms with the death of her healthy, happy 24-year-old daughter who passed away suddenly.

A fast-food wagon and a Dennis the Menace-inspired set of wheels were just some of the creations seen whizzing around Framlingham for the Soap Box Races.

The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has shared a personal video message to mark the beginning of Children’s Hospice Week.

A man has been charged with burglary following an alleged incident at Clacton Town Hall.

Conservative parliamentary candidate Jo Churchill - the favourite for the Bury St Edmunds constituency - will not be attending hustings at West Suffolk College.

A day for dogs and dog lovers in Bury St Edmunds has attracted more than 3,000 people.

The historic village of Lavenham provided the perfect backdrop for a wartime-themed commemorative weekend.

Police have closed their missing person appeal for Daniel Hare, 19, from Felixstowe as he has been found safe and well.

Extra staff are set to be recruited by west Suffolk councils due to rising homelessness and a drive to focus on preventing the problem in the first place.

A relaxed, party atmosphere has taken over Bury St Edmunds as its annual music and arts festival gets under way.

The achievements of West Suffolk Hospital staff have been celebrated in the annual Shining Lights awards.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of excess alcohol after the vehicle he was driving collided with parked cars in Stowmarket.

Welcoming twins into the world has happened not once, not twice, but amazingly three times to a couple from Suffolk.

Avid readers in Bury St Edmunds are celebrating books by organising the town’s first literature festival - and have managed to secure famous author Louis de Bernières.

Tributes are being paid to two west Suffolk councillors who have died within days of each other.

A competition encouraging people to take pride in their area by making it look beautiful with plants and flowers is going for gold this year.

A Suffolk antiques dealer who stumbled across some precious old photographs of his hometown of Clare has used them to create a book on its history.

A secondary school in west Suffolk is at the “forefront” of providing mental health support to students.

The village of Drinkstone is remembering another soldier killed in the First World War with a special exhibition.

Two young brothers have taught themselves filming skills, set up their own business and are promoting their favourite Bury St Edmunds shops.

A project to re-open one of the country’s oldest civic buildings as a heritage centre for the public to enjoy is now secure following a “substantial” grant.

The mother of missing airman Corrie Mckeague is still confident her son will be found at a landfill site despite the search area believed to hold the key to his disappearance throwing up no clues.

A club for women in the Stowmarket area that has been going strong for 50 years still focuses on what made it popular back then.

Punk fans in the Stowmarket area have the chance to see The Mekons’ current and original line-ups performing live at an arts festival this summer.

Comedian Dara O Briain has dipped into his pockets to support four friends’ 150-mile cycle ride around Suffolk inspired by a brave young woman’s fight against cancer.

The search to find missing airman Corrie Mckeague has cost Suffolk police more than £1million to date.

An academic has questioned the historic status of a reconstructed 17th-century building in Bury St Edmunds, claiming it is a “pastiche” of the original.

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