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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

Yesterday, 16:33

The family of missing man Corrie McKeague believe a criminal investigation should take place if he is not found by police searching landfill for the RAF gunner.

Yesterday, 12:22

Prince Harry presented a new Colour to the RAF regiment at Honington this morning in its 75th anniversary year.

Yesterday, 16:55

The family of a seven-year-old girl from Bury St Edmunds in urgent need of a stem cell transplant is calling for as many people as possible to join the register.

Yesterday, 13:34

The travellers who set up camp on the popular Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds have left after a week’s stay.

Yesterday, 11:17

The decision on a controversial new waste hub on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds has been delayed again after councillors failed to reach an agreement following a specially convened four-hour meeting.

Yesterday, 12:27

A “stunning” £10,000 sum has been gifted by a mystery donor to help replace a charity’s stolen Rural Coffee Caravan - taking the campaign to more than half way.

Yesterday, 11:05

Four parks in St Edmundsbury have all retained their prestigious Green Flag status in recognition of their high standards and visitor facilities.

Yesterday, 15:35

A newly opened Bury St Edmunds school rounded off its first academic year in style by winning a prestigious cheerleading competition.

Yesterday, 14:10

A west Suffolk-based school which provides training and support to teachers has appointed a new director.

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, 18:09

Motorists heading to the A134 are being told to expect delays following two road traffic collisions in the area this evening.

Wed, 09:36

Three friends have relaunched a country fair in Long Melford with the hope of resurrecting the event on an annual basis.

Friday, July 14, 2017

The US Army’s most advanced multi-role combat helicopter descended gracefully from the sky despite strong winds to land perfectly on the school field.

Friday, July 14, 2017

One of the country’s most successful authors has agreed to support Sudbury Library’s short story competition for children.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The sister of a teenage boy from Sudbury who died from a brain tumour three years ago has organised a music festival in his memory.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

An 80-year-old taxi which transported Winston Churchill to secret wartime engagements in the Sudbury area will make a rare public appearance next month.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Thousands of people are expected to attend this year’s Party in the Park in Sudbury which will feature a host of live music, displays and food stalls.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Plans for 100 homes in a west Suffolk village have been submitted, despite grave concerns over how the local infrastructure and will cope with the extra burden.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A Sudbury man accused of being involved in an attack on a 17-year-old girl who was allegedly held over railings near a subway in Colchester and robbed has been cleared of assaulting her.

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