A family-run pub in west Suffolk has received a special award for its outstanding service. 

The Rose and Crown in Bury St Edmunds won the Chairman's Choice award from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). 

In an announcement on social media, the pub said: "The Rose and Crown have just received a CAMRA awards - the Chairman's Choice.

"The first one in the country apparently. Outstanding service to the local community."

Greene King is currently searching for new tenants for the pub in Whiting Street.

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It comes after the nearby Roughacre Taproom received a CAMRA pub of the season award in February. 

CAMRA is an organisation that represents beer drinkers and pub-goers across the UK by supporting British pubs and breweries.

Each year it publishes a Good Beer Guide to help readers find the best local places to go to for a pint.

In the most recent edition, 13 Suffolk pubs were included for the first time – with a total of 71 in Suffolk included in the overall guide.