A six-year-old boy has walked 25,000 steps in a day to support a zoo as he was concerned over the impact of coronavirus on the animals.

A charity that supports isolated communities has been awarded lifeline funding of more than £40,000 that will allow it to keep all members of staff working for the next six months.

A brewery worker is offering a cash reward after his Audi A5 was badly vandalised in what he feels was a “personal attack”.

A veteran oak tree believed to be up to 350 years old has toppled over in Bury St Edmunds to the dismay of the community - but the council will leave as much as possible in place for habitat.

County Upper School in Bury St Edmunds and its feeder schools have joined a large Suffolk-based trust.

Nearly 60 homes will be showing off their animal-themed displays as part of a trail on Bury St Edmunds’ Moreton Hall estate this weekend.

A pint-sized model of what was Britain’s smallest pub has been created by a customer who’s been missing the “iconic” drinking hole during lockdown - but he’ll have to wait for it to reopen.

A cinema in Bury St Edmunds is introducing a concierge to greet customers, a dedicated hand wash point and distanced allocated seating among measures to prepare for reopening.

More businesses will open their doors for the first time this week in Bury St Edmunds as independent firms are championed.

Security guards, taxi drivers, care workers and nurses are among the roles with the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths, new figures show.

An open gardens event in one street in Bury St Edmunds “lifted everyone’s spirits” as well as supporting a charity.

A man in his 30s has died in a crash just outside Chelmsford last night.

Patients on most wards at West Suffolk Hospital will be able to receive visitors again from Monday.

Gusts of up to 35mph are expected today, as well as plenty of sun and the odd shower.

A great-grandmother has described feeling “sick” after her lovingly-tendered village garden in Elmswell was vandalised.

A five-figure sum of cash was seized by police after a vehicle was stopped at Harwich Port last night.

A missing 16-year-old girl who went missing from Ipswich on Wednesday has been found safe and well.

West Suffolk Council is opening its third set of public toilets in Bury St Edmunds town centre – but the Arc shopping centre conveniences remain closed.

The high temperatures and humidity of this week will be replaced with cooler weather and showers this weekend.

A headteacher at a Bury St Edmunds school has said she is keen to use cash from the government’s Covid catch-up scheme to help students most at need.

The lack of public toilets in Bury St Edmunds as non-essential shops reopen has perplexed and angered some residents and traders who feel it is “ridiculous”.

A scarecrow family doing what many of us have been in lockdown - reading, eating, drinking, DIY and gardening – has captured the imagination of judges.

A town’s front garden competition will go ahead next month - and they have a top garden designer on the judging panel.

A type of normality returned to Bury St Edmunds today as many non-essential shops reopened - but the shopping experience was very different to before.

There is a hive of activity in Bury St Edmunds town centre as final preparations are underway for businesses reopening on Monday, June 15.

As some pupils settle back into the school routine, some parents across Suffolk who made the decision not to send their child back on June 1 are now questioning whether they too should attend.

A nursery provider has said it is keeping “life as close to normal” for children as it reopened closed settings.

Hundreds of beautiful hanging baskets will greet visitors returning to Bury St Edmunds.

A town’s playhouse has launched an emergency appeal to enable it to reopen when the coronavirus lockdown eases.

A snake made out of painted pebbles on a Bury St Edmunds estate symbolizes “togetherness”, its instigator has said.

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