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

Bury St Edmunds news

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Tonight sees the close of this year’s Sir Bobby Robson online auction which is predicted to raise more than £100,000 for charity.

Annual Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre

Organisers behind one of Suffolk’s largest annual events, Bury St Edmunds’ Christmas fayre, are hoping today’s drizzly weather won’t dampen spirits on the last day of the event.

Festive Forest Challenge in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care. Festive Forest Challenge, at West Stow Country Park

More than 260 people headed to West Stow yesterday for the annual Festive Forest challenge in aid of St Nicholas Hospice.

Yesterday, 06:00
The new Claydon Hybrid T4 drill, which can deliver seed only or a combination of seed and fertiliser.

Two Suffolk-made agricultural machines are set to be launched at LAMMA 2016, the UK’s largest agricultural and machinery show.

Fri, 16:18
Stock picture of a burglary.

Offenders forced open the front window in the living room of a property in a Suffolk village during a burglary.

Fri, 15:11
Elaine and Nigel Bowen of Vanguard Communications.

Two businesses which receive support from Suffolk enterprise agency Menta have received Small Business Sunday awards from entrepreneur and former BBC Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis.

Fri, 11:22
Abellio Greater Anglia

Rail services running through Bury St Edmunds face delays of up to 25 minutes or cancellation due to a train fault.

Thu, 15:14
Robert Hughes, managing director of Hughes Electrical, and Andy Yallop, store manager, at the company's new branch in Bury St Edmunds.

Hughes Electrical has opened the doors of its new store in Bury St Edmunds following a £200,000 investment which has also created six new jobs, doubling the size of its workforce in the town.

Wed, 12:05
Students from West Suffolk College slept rough outside the main entrance to the college.

Ten teenagers braved the cold, wet weather for a night to raise awareness of homelessness and gain first-hand experience of what it is like to sleep rough.

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

Yesterday, 18:00

A Hadleigh woman who lost £2,500 in a police scam has warned others to be alert to the crime.

Fri, 12:00
Bogus caller victim. Library image.

A Hadleigh resident has fallen prey to a phone scam run by crooks posing as bogus police officers.

Thu, 16:30
The A1071

Police are appealing for witnesses following criminal damage to a vehicle in east Suffolk.

Thu, 10:19
Roads are blocked because of crashes

A road was blocked because of a two-vehicle crash in Leavenheath.

Wed, 12:21
New choirmaster Peter Tryon hopes to resurrect a Lavenham choir.

A grand church in a picture-postcard Suffolk village could once again be filled with the sound of united voices, if plans to resurrect a local choir are successful.

Wed, 09:00
Friars Street will be opened one way for the first time since the fire

Traffic will be able to access a Sudbury street from the town centre for the first time since a devastating fire destroyed historic buildings there nearly three months ago.

Tue, 20:27
Man who appeared drunk in Sudbury taken to hospital.

A man was taken to hospital after he was seen staggering in a road in Sudbury.

Tue, 17:18
Sudbury Christmas lights

Organisers of this year’s Sudbury Christmas fair are promising a “bigger and better event”, with plenty of attractions for teenagers.

Tue, 14:35
Students at Old Buckenham Hall taking part in a Girls Science and Technology Day

Eighty-five girls from 11 different schools across East Anglia enjoyed an inspiring day of science, technology and maths.

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