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


Bury St Edmunds news

Volunteers are being urged to get involved with a project which will bring the history of the Guildhall in Bury St Edmunds to life.

Bury St Edmunds-based brewer Greene King showcased its iconic London pubs on a float at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show.

Yesterday, 09:34

Police in Bury St Edmunds cracked down on illegal parking in the town this week by issuing 117 fixed penalty notices in one day.

Yesterday, 07:52

A Risby mother-of-two says she “has been given a new start” thanks to a housing association scheme in the west Suffolk village.

Fri, 16:09

A Parkrun enthusiast who was raced in every country in the world which has the event took on the Bury St Edmunds course at the weekend.

Fri, 14:26

A Suffolk doctor punched a shark on the nose to escape its jaws while surfing off the Australian coast with friends.

Fri, 12:29

This year’s event is the Big Spotacular. So how have people been raising money?

Thu, 13:41

Hundreds of people assembled at a west Suffolk school last week to remember those who lost their lives during military combat.

Wed, 16:08

A closure order was placed on a property in Bury St Edmunds after it was taken over by drug dealers.

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: 01284 727409


Sudbury news

Yesterday, 13:39

Visitors are being invited to celebrate a true Dickensian Christmas at Kentwell Hall, near Long Melford, over two weekends next month.

Fri, 10:05

MP for South Suffolk James Cartlidge has backed a campaign which aims to promote better training and opportunities for female coaches in football.

Fri, 09:14

A woman is appealing for people to join her to make Sudbury a more dementia friendly town.

Thu, 10:51

Police are currently attending a single vehicle collision in Hadleigh after a car tried to avoid an animal on the road.

Wed, 12:31

Shoppers have the chance to choose from hundreds of different Christmas card designs, as well as advent calendars and candles, wrapping paper, gift tags, napkins and stocking fillers, thanks to the opening of the Cards for Good Causes pop-up charity Christmas card shop which has opened at Sudbury Library, on Market Hill.

Wed, 09:30

Final plans are being made for the annual Christmas Fair and the switching on of the Christmas lights, in Sudbury.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Firefighters have been described as “absolutely amazing” for quickly tackling a large blaze which broke out in a garden workshop in west Suffolk at the weekend.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Ram raiders have smashed into the side of a Co-op store in Long Melford near Sudbury ripping a cash machine out of the wall.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

A cross carved from a pew from Hadleigh church has been laid at the grave of a 23-year-old Suffolk prisoner of war buried in a war cemetery in Japan.

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