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West Suffolk reporters Chris Shimwell 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: Chris Shimwell or Matt Reason
Call: 01284 727410 or 01284 727411


Bury St Edmunds news

Yesterday, 09:12
A file picture of Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters were called to a home in Springfield Road in the early hours.

Yesterday, 15:34
Fire crews free trapped horse. Library image.

Three fire crews helped to release a horse trapped inside a horse box this afternoon.

Yesterday, 13:10
A file  picture of the A14.

A man was taken to hospital after he came off the motorcycle he was riding.

Yesterday, 09:06
Fun at Sutton Hoo this half-term

For more days out suggestions, see our packed Event guide in the paper every Friday or check out @WhatsonWayne on Twitter.

Yesterday, 08:27
Nigel Kennedy plays on the Lake Stage on the first evening of the festival

Bury St Edmunds is fast becoming a cultural hub for the arts in East Anglia with superstar violinist Nigel Kennedy set to headline this year’s Bury Festival.

Yesterday, 06:00

Commuters and shoppers in Bury St Edmunds face a likely increase in parking prices from April 1.

Fri, 17:55
The junior doctors strike at West Suffolk Hospital in bury.

A Suffolk hospital boss has denied supporting the imposing of a contract on junior doctors after his name appeared on the “key” letter that led to the decision.

Fri, 15:08

There has been a crash on the A143 at Stanton.

Fri, 10:43
PCA England masters players, from left,  Paul Nixon, Matthew Hoggard, Mark Ramprakash and Alistair Brown at Lord’s celebrating Greene King's new partnership with the association.
Photo: portraitcollective.com/Sam Bowle

Greene King has agreed another major cricket sponsorship deal, this time in support of the game at grassroots level.

West Suffolk chief reporter Emma Brennan brings you all the latest news from Sudbury 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 news

10:05
An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester. Library image.

Late running engineering works are causing residual delays to rail services in Suffolk and Essex this morning.

Fri, 14:59

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious collision in Sudbury.

Thu, 14:57
Sudbury resident George Buffham outside the Nestle Purina factory

Around £2million has been spent on measures to tackle foul odours emanating from a Sudbury pet food factory, it has emerged.

Thu, 12:00
Fitness instructor Marie Mortimer at Hadleigh Pool and Leisure show moves that tone glutes. 

Bulgarian Split Squats

Here Marie Mortimer of South Suffolk Leisure shows us how to achieve the bottom you’ve always wanted with five simple movements.

Wed, 17:40
The BP garage on the A134 in Sudbury has been ram raided in the early hours. Reports suggest the ATM has been removed.

Two people have been arrested and released on bail following a ram raid in Sudbury.

Wed, 14:28
On the corner of Burketts Lane c1895

Historians and owners of heritage properties in Sudbury are being asked to contribute information for a new book.

Wed, 14:23
Sudbury Community Kitchen volunteers

A home has been found for a new community kitchen in west Suffolk, thanks to a story in the EADT appealing for help.

Wed, 14:20
Evie Prager ( and fellow students), winner of theThomas Gainsborough School Book Mastermind competition.

A Mastermind-inspired book competition which saw students quizzed on their favourite pieces of literature has been hailed a success.

Wed, 13:00
The Hadleigh High School production of Aladdin.

Pupils from a Suffolk school have been treading the boards this week as they put on their version of a popular pantomime.

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