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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

Scouts and Guides proudly raised their flags and paraded through Suffolk towns to mark St George’s Day.

Yesterday, 10:42
Bury Fire Station.

Firefighters from the Bury station were called to the fire at The Vinefields after neighbours reported a strong burning smell.

Yesterday, 10:26
Fire fighters

Fire crews were called to Bunbury Avenue, Mildenhall, last night to reports of a house on fire.

Yesterday, 08:30
The SimMan patient simulator at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury. Moritz Schramm assesses the patient.

A life-like £27,000 patient simulator which gives student medics at West Suffolk Hospital hands-on experience was showcased in Bury St Edmunds yesterday.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
MRSA rates revealed

Drastic measures to tackle potentially life-threatening bugs have significantly reduced outbreaks in our hospitals, an investigation has found.

Friday, April 24, 2015
John Dubois was jailed for 15 years for sex assaults on teenage boys

A 59-year-old man who sexually abused two schoolboys during camping and fishing trips in Suffolk has been jailed for 15 years.

Friday, April 24, 2015
David Jenkins.

A community has spoken of its shock after a respected Suffolk pilot died in a crash during a practice display in Norfolk.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
David Jenkins of The Wildcats Aerobatics Team.

Stanton is in shock after a pilot from the village died in a crash during a practice display in Norfolk.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
The Bikelife scheme launch at Westgate Primary School in Bury St Edmunds.

A cycle scheme to encourage children, parents and staff to bike to school has been launched in the Bury St Edmunds area.

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

Scouts and Guides proudly raised their flags and paraded through Suffolk towns to mark St George’s Day.

Yesterday, 10:00
Greeniversity is starting a new knitting class, the Sudbury branch is one of only a handful across the country of the Greeniverity teaching people green skills. Left to right, Laura Laurence and Joanne Main.

Young people are keen to learn skills that were popular during the ‘make-do-and-mend’ era following the Second World War, a new survey has revealed.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Man wanted in connection with a burglary at Playford Court in Sudbury

CCTV images of a man wanted over thefts from properties at sheltered housing complexes in Sudbury.

Friday, April 24, 2015
George Buffham outside the Nestle/Purina factory in Sudbury.

People living near a pet food factory in Sudbury have claimed that a £250,000 scheme to reduce unpleasant odours from the plant has “not worked”.

Friday, April 24, 2015
The George in Hadleigh preparing for its St George's Day celebrations.
Andy Grimsey and Tori Harman.

Many people call for it to be a new Bank Holiday to celebrate, but that does not mean St George’s Day does not go unnoticed in Hadleigh.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Jayne Woodgate (left) and Domini Pocock in Lavenham after they completed a  154 mile walk in memory of Lance Corporal Jo Woodgate.

A 154-mile walk in memory of a much-loved soldier who was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan came to a close yesterday in front of a plaque dedicated to him.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Police

A white man is being sought by police after he attempted to break into a property in Hanover Court

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Police

A burglar stole a handbag and cash from a house in School Street on Tuesday.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Two men between 18 and 20-years-old are being sought by police after a burglary in Sudbury.

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