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

Suffolk Housing officially opening its new five home scheme in Whepstead, named after William Flack

Whepstead war hero remembered as new housing development is opened in the village

The memory of a Suffolk soldier who died in the First World War has been marked, with a new £827,000 housing development in his home village named after the soldier.

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Hannah Clark behind the bar at the Old Cannon in Bury St Edmunds.

Old Cannon brewery in Bury St Edmunds plans to turn back the clock

A brewery in the heart of a Suffolk town is turning the clock back as its celebrates a brewing milestone.

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Kathryn Stittle collects her award at the House of Lords

Bury women honoured at House of Lords for work with homeless young people in West Suffolk

A Bury St Edmunds charity manager has been commended for her work helping homeless young people and children.

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Celebrating Christmas witha  street fair in Sudbury

Christmas markets and craft fairs are the place to pick up unique gifts in Suffolk this festive season

Christmas shopping can be a challenge but with a wealth of craft fairs and Christmas markets taking place in Suffolk in coming weeks you could pick up some unique presents for your loved ones.

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Mizkan in Bury St Edmunds

Mizkan foods reveal 66 jobs are at risk at Bury St Edmunds plant where Branston Pickle, Sarson’s Vinegar and Haywards Pickles are produced

Workers at a major food plant in Bury St Edmunds have been told up to 66 jobs – just under a fifth of the workforce – are at risk.

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The Bury Christmas lights are switched on.

Gallery/video: Crowds gather for the magic of the annual Christmas lights switch-on event in Bury St Edmunds

The festive season officially began in Bury St Edmunds with the Christmas lights switch on last night.

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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

Michelle Robertson, who died of cancer earlier this year but received a posthumous award from the east region British Care Awards. L-R daughter Becky, husband Matthew, Michelle, son Daniel.

Cancer victim Michelle Robertson, of Hadleigh, honoured with posthumous award

A posthumous award has been given to a Hadleigh woman for her outstanding contribution to social care.

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Celebrating Christmas witha  street fair in Sudbury

Christmas markets and craft fairs are the place to pick up unique gifts in Suffolk this festive season

Christmas shopping can be a challenge but with a wealth of craft fairs and Christmas markets taking place in Suffolk in coming weeks you could pick up some unique presents for your loved ones.

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Retail outlets in Hall Street,Long Melford

Bid for £2.2million to fund Suffolk wool towns initiative

Suffolk’s ‘wool towns’ could share in a £2.2million grant to fund a rebranding exercise, designed to attract more tourists to the area.

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Norman Headworth during his time in the services

Suffolk war veteran who died after hour and a half wait for an ambulance following fall at Walton-on-the-Naze “deserved better”

A 92-year-old Second World War veteran died after waiting an hour-and-a-half on a concrete step for an ambulance to arrive, it has emerged.

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Sudbury Christmas Light switch on drew the crowds last year

Lighting up Suffolk and Essex this Christmas - when will the lights be switched on around the region?

Ipswich is ablaze with festive cheer thanks to the glistening blue and white Christmas lights which were ceremoniously switched on last Sunday.

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