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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


Three ambulances were sent to help a man who collapsed in Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, this morning.

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A group of female cyclists are riding 35 miles in tribute to Billie Fleming on Ride Like Billie Day.

A group of Bury St Edmunds women are calling for people to get on their bikes and cycle in the tracks of the world record breaking cyclist Billie Fleming next month.

Yesterday, 11:48
Spending on drinking and eating out remained robut during May, according to the latest Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker report.

Most Britons are planning to holiday in the UK rather than overseas as they continue to monitor their spending carefully, according to a new survey.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Race for Life at Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds.

Around 2,000 women and children converged on Nowton Park near Bury St Edmunds this morning to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and “show cancer who’s boss”.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
East of England Air Ambulance

Paramedics were called to Mildenhall after a child fell from his motorbike.

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Ipswich Crown Court

A Suffolk father-of-three who kicked his partner in the back causing her to fall down the stairs and then punched her in the face, breaking her nose, has been jailed for nine months.

Saturday, June 27, 2015
An archaeological dig on the site of the planned Eastern Relief Road at Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds is underway

Work on a new £15million road project that will pave the way for major growth in west Suffolk is on schedule to start this autumn.

Friday, June 26, 2015
Shoppers in Bury St Edmunds

More and more people are visiting Bury St Edmunds, a new survey has revealed, placing the town above others of a similar size.

Friday, June 26, 2015
West Suffolk College's Level 3 Music Technology student Dylan Rapley (centre) alongside Ben Sitch (left) and Andy Guy, Course Director of Music Technology (right) as they get ready to make their journey to Glastonbury to set up the sound for the Wango Riley stage.

A team from West Suffolk College is getting close to the action at Glastonbury music festival after being offered the chance to sound manage a stage.

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


Young people are feeling increasingly “isolated” and are getting involved in antisocial behaviour because there is not enough for them to do in their west Suffolk town, it has been claimed.

A134 closed after crash.

Road closures around the A1071 junction with the A134 have now been lifted as emergency services have cleared the scene.

Yesterday, 12:53
Sudbury Cricket Club to host celebrity match

Stars of BBC soap EastEnders and West End hit musical Mamna Mia! are among the celebrities lined up to play in a charity cricket match next month.

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Maggie, the border collie, has retrieved more than 20 footballs from round Glemsford playing field over the past few months and her owner Meg wants to reunite them with their owners.

Border collies are famous for their ability to round up sheep and sniff out drugs or explosives.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

An Ofsted inspector has praised the work of a Suffolk headteacher as he aims to move his school forward after a period of instability.

Friday, June 26, 2015
Liston could be about to grow

Plans for a development that would more than quadruple the size of a tiny village on the Suffolk/Essex border have been submitted to the district council.

Friday, June 26, 2015
Bob Bowdidge, head of the Winthrope Trust, gives United States Ambassador to London Matthew Winthrop Barzun a tour in Groton Croft where his ancestors were from.

A tiny Suffolk village celebrated its historic links with America by welcoming a special guest this week.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
There is nothing for the youth of Sudbury to do

A motorcyclist has been treated for minor injuries after a collision with a car in Sudbury this afternoon.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
A British coach has crashed in Belgium.

A teenager has been taken to hospital after a crash in Great Cornard.

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