West Suffolk

Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury and Hadleigh

West Suffolk reporters Mariam Ghaemi and Jon Vale 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

The parade to commemorate the Battle of Britain

Gallery/video: Battle of Britain pilots honoured in West Suffolk

Squadrons across West Suffolk yesterday commemorated the Battle of Britain with a fitting parade and service in the town.

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The remains of the weekend's flooding in Stanton

Stanton: Village suffers following latest deluge

A West Suffolk borough councillor has claimed the county council is incapable of sorting Stanton’s drainage problem out after a flooding ‘nightmare’ at the weekend.

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A woman has been released on bail.

Bury St Edmunds: Woman released on bail

A woman who was arrested in connection with an incident in Bury St Edmunds which has left a man critically injured in hospital has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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Cllr Sarah Broughton and Cllr Sarah Stamp start the digging for the construction of a new building at West Stow Anglo Saxon Village. Back L-R: Rick Hoggart (consultant archaeologist), Jess Tipper (archaeology project manager), Damien Parker (Operations manager - leisure and cultural services), Lance Alexander (West Stow), Front L-R: Janet Connelly 'Edith' (village elder), Cllr Sarah Broughton, Cllr Sarah Stamp and Bob Connelly 'Wulfnoth' (village elder.

West Stow: Anglo-Saxon house to be built using centuries old techniques

Work has begun on the construction of a new Anglo-Saxon house at a west Suffolk heritage site.

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Alan Baxter and Margaret Charlesworth from the Magna Carta 800 committee with the Lincoln Cathedral copy of the document.

Bury St Edmunds: Households urged to book free tickets for Magna Carta show

Thousands of invitations have been sent to households across Bury St Edmunds to encourage people to book free tickets for a ‘breathtaking’ after-dark trail to commemorate one of the most important events in history.

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Nik Kershaw

Review: Nik Kershaw’s solo ‘hometown’ show at Bury’s Apex

“I guess this is as close as I’ll get on this tour to a home-town gig.”

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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

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after five burglaries were reported in the Babergh area.

Babergh: Five burglaries in five days reported to police

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after five burglaries were reported in the Babergh area.

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Cheque presented to neo-natal unit at Colchester General Hospital. Money raised from proceeds of Graeme Brooke's book about being an Ipswich Town fan. Pictured centre (suit) Ipswich and England legend Terry Butcher, with Graeme and his wife. Girl at the front is Graeme's daughter Leah, eight, who was treated in the unit when she was weeks' old. Right is ward sister Karen Moss. With staff from the unit

Essex/Suffolk: Colchester Hospital given Blues’ fan cheque by Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher

Ipswich Town and England football legend Terry Butcher presented a cheque to Colchester General Hospital’s neonatal unit.

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Representatives in Liston are seeking independence from Foxearth.

Foxearth/Liston: Village moves to break parish alliance in the wake of major development plans

A tiny north Essex community is seeking to make a power grab from a neighbouring village to “regain control” of its future.

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Firefighters have joined the search for the dog in a sewer at Sudbury.

Update: No dog found in sewer in Sudbury

A search was underway on Saturday after members of the public thought they heard the sound of barking from sewers under Newton Road in the town.

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A jacket worn in the Lovejoy TV series is up for auction at Mander's Auction Centre in Newton Green. COPY PIC of the jacket being worn in the show.

Long Melford: Village’s vibrant new arts scene starts with a Banksy

The owner of a new art gallery in a Suffolk village once famous for its antiques trade believes it is on course to rekindle its reputation as a centre for the arts.

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The 'Deal With It Day' in Sudbury where local issues and problems are dealt with.

Sudbury: Deal With It In A Day initiative welcomed by residents

An initiative to improve the quality of life of people in parts of Sudbury has been welcomed by residents.

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