West Suffolk

Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury and Hadleigh

West Suffolk reporters Mariam Ghaemi and Matt Reason are here to bring you all the latest news from Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding towns and villages.

Covering health issues, crime, local government and court, they will keep you up to date with what is happening in your area and would love you hear from you if you have a story or an issue for us to follow up.

Email: Mariam Ghaemi or Matt Reason
Call: 01284 727410 or 01284 727411

Bury St Edmunds news

Snowdrops at Kentwell Hall in Long Melford. Elaine Edmead (left) and Nichola Edmead with Gracie Mai Edmead (4) and Stanley Edmead (2).

Flowers and longer days signal the start of spring

White snowdrops, blue skies and longer days signal the start of a new season.

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Moyse's Hall Museum in Bury is increasing the amount of Gershom-Parkington clocks on display.

More Gershom-Parkington clocks than ever to be on display at Moyse’s Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds

More of a famous clock collection than ever before is returning to public display in Bury St Edmunds.

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People in Bury take part in the YMCA Sleep Easy project, sleeping rough for the night.

Gallery: Young people from Bury St Edmunds youth group sleep rough to highlight youth homelessness

Young people glimpsed the challenges faced by those who are homeless by sleeping rough.

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Police at the scene of the incident at the Parkway multi-storey car park in Bury St Edmunds on November 13, 2014.

Further measures may be taken at Parkway car park in Bury St Edmunds after third incident

Further measures may be taken at a multi-storey car park in Bury St Edmunds after a third incident in just over three months.

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A silver Fiat Bravo, a black Seat Ibiza and a black Audi A5 were involved in a crash on the dual carriageway westbound at around 9.30pm.

Three-vehicle crash on A14 at Bury St Edmunds

Three vehicles were involved in a collision on the A14 at Bury St Edmunds on Friday night.

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West Suffolk House in Bury St Edmund

Council determined to expand business park on Moreton Hall Estate

Key members of a council have stressed their “determination” to drive forward plans to expand a business park and achieve a new road by agreeing to purchase land using legal powers if necessary.

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West Suffolk chief reporter Emma Brennan brings you all the latest news from Sudbury and Hadleigh and the neighbouring communities. From complaints over potholes and development issues to stories of personal achievement and family celebrations, Emma is also very keen to hear your stories.

Email: Emma Brennan
Call: 01787 882275

Sudbury and Hadleigh news

The woman was left trapped in a red Honda Civic after it collided with a silver London Taxi TX11 in Church Walk, Long Melford at around 4.15pm.

Woman in hospital after two-vehicle crash involving silver London Taxi in Long Melford

A woman cut free from a car by firefighters after a two-vehicle crash involving a taxi in Suffolk was in hospital on Friday night.

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Emergency services at the scene in Newton Road, Sudbury.

Prayers for 69-year-old pedestrian killed in crash near home

A Suffolk community has offered its thoughts and prayers to the family of a 69-year-old man who was struck by a lorry and killed as he walked along a road near his home in Sudbury.

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Emergency services at the scene of the collision in Newton Road, Sudbury

Police name pedestrian killed in collision with lorry in Sudbury as local man Rodney Willams, 69

Police have named a man who was struck by a lorry and killed in Sudbury as 69-year-old Rodney Williams.

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Bruno Brown (right) and Kerry Nolan are puting on a reunion disco at AFC Sudbury along with other local former DJ's.

DJs to reunite for fundraising gig in Sudbury

A group of DJs are coming together for a ‘reunion gig’ in Sudbury tomorrow to raise money for two good causes.

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Emergency services at the scene of the crash in Newton Road, Sudbury

A 69-year-old man was struck by a lorry and killed while walking with his wife in Newton Road, Sudbury

A man was struck by a lorry and killed while out walking with his wife in Sudbury today.

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Steph Parmee, who works at Gainsborough's House, has written a children's book to tie in with World Book Day. Steph is pictured at home in Great Whelnetham.

Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury to launch children’s book ‘Tom’s Trunk - Fake or Fortune’ by Steph Parmee

The museum and birthplace of artist Thomas Gainsborough is launching its own children’s book to celebrate World Book Day.

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Andy Abbott photo memories See all

April 2006: Simon Comber manager of Cargo Secure of Walton Avenue, Felixstowe with spiders found in cargo - this one is at present unidentified but deadly redback spiders were found in containers from Australia.

Gallery: Expect the unexpected advises press photographer Andy Abbott

It’s such an interesting and unpredictable profession, turning up to work every day and not knowing what you are going to face and where you might be going, says photographer Andy Abbott as he looks back through some of his favourite work.

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September 2007 - Well doggone: Nickie Miller at her Mendham home with her six pedigree cavalier spaniels. The former Crufts winner had a petition with over 1000 names against Mid Suffolk District Council changing council tenancy agreements to bar families having more than two dogs or cats

Gallery: All creatures great and small found in Andy Abbott’s Suffolk photo archive

With the post-Christmas credit card bills arriving, and the miserable weather there is little smile about this month.

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