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St Edmundsbury Borough Council

Plans to transform the former post office building in Bury St Edmunds’ historic town centre including a wider link to the Arc shopping centre have been revealed.

A task force has been set up at councils in west Suffolk to review whether its garden waste scheme is working.

Leaders at two councils in west Suffolk have described their authorities’ work as a “national success story” and a “UK leader” – despite suggestions that the public views its work as “Dickensian”.

A major project to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of the Abbey of St Edmund has been announced after Heritage Lottery Fund cash was secured.

The generosity of people in west Suffolk and access to key services like hospitals and probation could be down to increasing numbers of homelessness, according to council bosses.

Construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has been appointed to create the new £23 million state-of-the-art operational hub on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds.

Plans to merge two councils in west Suffolk are set to take a big step forward next week as the implementation plan is signed off on Tuesday.

Jobcentre Plus has moved into Haverhill House, in Haverhill, to help further boost a “one stop shop” for services to the community of the town.

A Bury St Edmunds company has purchased a 7.5-acre site at a new business park located on the edge of the town to expand its business.

The creation of a new West Suffolk Council has been given the official go-ahead by parliament with leaders describing it as “a truly historic moment” for the district.

Visitors to Bury St Edmunds’ market on Saturday, June 16, will have an opportunity to test their fitness and have a go at a range of activities free of charge.

An imaginative campaign has been kick-started to form a group to work for businesses in the heart of Haverhill which could see £1 million created to make improvements and enhance the local economy and attract further visitors and trade into the town.

Tattersalls, in Newmarket, hailed as Europe’s leading bloodstock auctioneer, is to be the unique venue for this year’s West Suffolk Sports Awards which are to be held on Thursday, September 27.

A power tools manufacturer has celebrated the start of construction at its new £9.5m Suffolk headquarters.

The new main estate road which will serve a multi-million pound Suffolk business park has been opened by a council leader.

The former magistrates’ and crown court building in the heart of Bury St Edmunds is officially up for sale and being marketed by estate agents as a “development opportunity”.

A building in a prime location on Haverhill’s High Street – which currently houses a supermarket – has been bought by the borough council for nearly £2million.

Plans to create a new West Suffolk Council have been backed by both the House of Commons and the Lords in what has been hailed as a “historic moment”.

Singers from choirs all over Suffolk are being invited to support Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra at a “Last Night of the Proms” concert to commemorate Armed Forces Day, which is being held at The Apex, in Bury St Edmunds.

Children and their grandparents will be able to enjoy free tea, cake and 1950s music as part of community celebrations on Haverhill Market, this Saturday.

The mystery of where Saint Edmund is buried has long been the subject of historical speculation but a group of dowsers say they know the spot of his grave – and have done for many years.

A Suffolk day care centre has received a special award for its services to the community over the past 27 years.

A new life-saving defibrillator – housed in an old telephone box – has been officially unveiled in Bury St Edmunds town centre.

New powers to tackle rogue landlords – including fines of up to £30,000 – are now available to west Suffolk councils following decisions to adopt new policy.

A “landmark development” to improve Bury St Edmunds historic town centre including a widened link between the Arc shopping centre and the old quarter have been approved.

A community project in Bury St Edmunds which is aiming to bring generations together is asking people to share old photographs and memorabilia of the town’s market for a pop-up museum.

A new flower bed has been installed at a Bury St Edmunds primary school following a community project.

A Bury St Edmunds school named after a famous Suffolk artist has been donated a special work of art on the 120th anniversary of her birth.

A number of councillors have expressed concerns at the news that senior staff at West Suffolk Councils could see their salaries soar.

£13m warehouse investment could bring a jobs bonanza to West Suffolk.

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