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

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Bury St Edmunds: Headteacher Hugh O’Neill hopes report on St Benedict’s A-Level results ‘sets record straight’

A Catholic school which has been at the centre of an Ofsted fiasco has been boosted by national recognition for its sixth form.

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Vet Heather Bentley will be among the first people to conquer an unchartered peak in Nepal.

Gt Barton/Thurston: Vet set for climb near disaster area

A vet who is set to become one of the first people to conquer a peak in Nepal has said she is committed to the challenge despite the recent disaster in which at least 39 people have died.

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More than 50 employees of town centre businesses have become qualified first-aiders thanks to a free training programme from the Business Improvement District (BID) Ourburystedmunds.

Bury St Edmunds: Free training sees town centre staff learn vital first aid skills

There are now 55 more qualified first aiders in town centre workplaces in Bury St Edmunds thanks to a free training programme.

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Bury St Edmunds: Cathedral leads the way for cycle church tour

St Edmundsbury Cathedral is leading the way in helping to create a cycle tour between Suffolk’s historic churches.

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The Bury St Edmunds SportsAid Lunch at the Suffolk Golf and Spa Hotel, Fornham St Genevieve. Left to right: Warren Smyth (Abbeycroft), Danny Crates, Luke Mascall-Wright, Bernie Aldous (IRS Management) and Paul Milton (Lovewell Blake).

Bury St Edmunds: Rising basketball star Luke, 19, benefits from lunch club grant

Rising teenage basketball star Luke Mascall-Wright has been given a boost with a SportsAid grant.

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Bury Town Council Building on  Angel Hill

Bury St Edmunds: Thousand of pounds of taxpayers’ money could be saved if Bury Town Council move in with St Edmundsbury Borough Council

Thousands of pounds of taxpayers money could be saved if the town council move out of their Angel Hill premises and into West Suffolk House.

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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

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Bury St Edmunds: Three west Suffolk restaurants continue to impress reviewers

Three leading west Suffolk restaurants have been recognised nationally.

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Severe traffic delays.

Travel: A1141 closed in both directions - diversion via Little Waldingfield in place

Travel: The A1141 in Brent Eleigh is closed in both directions this morning due to fallen power cables and emergency repairs.

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Nicole Scherzinger and The Stand up to Cancer Children's Choir with Mark De-Lisser
Pictured are Joshua Borley, from Clacton, (far left front row), and Charlie Williams, from Sudbury, (third from left back row).

Essex/Suffolk: Young cancer survivors sing on live TV with Nicole Scherzinger in charity fundraiser.

Two young cancer survivors sang live on national TV alongside Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger.

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Stolen jewellery which has been recovered

Gallery: Do you recognise any of these jewellery pieces? Police release images of items stolen from Sudbury area in the hope of reuniting them with their owners

Images of stolen jewellery which has been recovered by police are being released in the hope they can be reunited with their rightful owners.

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Sudbury: A service for the vision or hearing impaired is appealing for volunteers

A Suffolk service for the vision or hearing impaired is appealing for volunteers to help people with everyday tasks or to build confidence and enable people to live independently.

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