Villagers are celebrating a major victory in a long-running campaign against a controversial housing development.

St Edmundsbury Cathedral’s Christmas tree now stands in its Nave adorned with special stars.

A mum-of-six has praised the motorist who came to her family’s rescue when her car began smoking – leaving her in fear of it exploding.

A 21-year-old woman who has launched her own clothing brand during the coronavirus pandemic wants to encourage other young people to “just do it”.

One of Sudbury’s longest-standing traders has looked back on 40 years in the town.

A new policing team will be dedicated to commercial vehicle use across the county - focusing on the strategic road network and the significant volume of goods vehicles generated by the Port of Felixstowe.

A man has been charged with drug offences connected to Ipswich.

Firefighters have freed a casualty from a car that crashed into a garage in Essex.

Bury St Edmunds is sparkling with festive lights as the Christmas season has begun.

West Suffolk has the lowest coronavirus case rate in the country.

A 14-year-old girl has been approached by a man who made inappropriate comments to her in Trimley St Mary.

A man accused of assaulting a police officer will appear in court next year.

A mum from Newmarket has said the support she received from an antenatal programme probably stopped her from developing postnatal depression.

The face of cinema in Bury St Edmunds has said his lockdown Mondays befriending service “makes me feel good too!”

St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds is marking St Edmund’s Day online tomorrow.

A Christmas film promoting Bury St Edmunds will be aired tomorrow to launch the festive season in the historic town.

The developer behind the Chilton Woods development on the edge of Sudbury is seeking people’s views on key design features.

Aldi has withdrawn plans for a multi-million pound development which would have created 400 jobs - after fears its out-of-town location would have an “adverse effect” on employment overall.

A baby bank wants to ensure no parent is “falling through the cracks” as more families are in need due to the impact of coronavirus.

Stroke care at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds has retained its top ranking throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, newly published research shows.

A photographer has been awarded a prestigious fellowship for her work capturing behind-the-scenes glimpses of the world of horse racing in Newmarket.

Plans have been withdrawn for a second Aldi supermarket and business units in Bury St Edmunds that could have created 400 jobs.

The day Bury St Edmunds commemorates its namesake, the original Patron Saint of England, happens to fall during the second national lockdown.

Four new directors will represent a range of town centre businesses on the board of a Bury St Edmunds business group.

An exhibition of silk panels made by members of the community has been able to go ahead after a new venue was found that allows people to view it from outside.

An ambitious campaign has been launched to raise £60,000 to ensure church bells can keep ringing.

A former body piercer who took a “leap of faith” to become a professional artist is enjoying boosted sales this year as people focus on their homes.

A new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds is getting ready for its first open evening of the year - which will be virtual.

Volunteers in a close-knit Bury St Edmunds community are trying to ensure no family in need goes without this Christmas.

A horticultural group has been recognised for fostering community spirit during the coronavirus pandemic.

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