St Edmundsbury Borough Council

The former HSBC building in Haverhill town centre has been bought by the council to "act as a catalyst" for further investment in the area.

A report supporting ambitious plans for a new £4billion metro system linking Cambridge with Haverhill and Mildenhall has been welcomed by council leaders in west Suffolk.

Businesses in Haverhill are being urged to back a bid for millions of pounds of government funding to help transform the town centre.

A ceremony has been held to mark a key milestone in the construction of a new £23million waste hub near Bury St Edmunds.

A popular Bury St Edmunds music competition has this year been the "strongest and most diverse" in its 21-year history, according to organisers.

A Brandon councillor says he is "incandescent with rage" after Haverhill was chosen as the town which could benefit from a slice of a £675million government funding pot.

A £10,000 investment is being made into trialling cashless pay on exit parking in Bury St Edmunds to give shoppers and visitors the flexibility to stay longer.

The history of a Bury St Edmunds company which founded the town's cattle market and sold a piece of clothing that led to claims about Jack the Ripper's identity will be displayed at a special exhibition.

Three quarters of people responding to a survey in Bury St Edmunds said they had been affected by anti-social behaviour from boy racers in the town, latest figures show.

Haverhill could be set for a share of a £675million government funding pot to help improve and transform town High Streets.

A new mental health response team which aims to support high-risk patients in Ipswich and Bury St Edmundsk is to be launched in Suffolk after funding was agreed.

Cash-strapped councils in Suffolk and Essex have sold off millions of pounds' worth of assets including schools, care homes, farms and community buildings.

Half a century since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon, visitors to a Bury St Edmunds exhibition got to enjoy a surreal close-up lunar experience.

Renowned classical violinist Nigel Kennedy will return to Bury St Edmunds as part of the town's popular festival this year, it has been announced.

The Conservative groups on Suffolk County Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council are each one member down after Haverhill councillor Paula Fox resigned from them to become an independent councillor.

Plans to turn the former Argos store in Bury St Edmunds town centre into a mixed retail and residential site have been revealed.

The amount in allowances councillors in West Suffolk will get from May has been revealed ahead of a meeting next week.

A range of new facilities are now on offer at Haverhill Leisure Centre following the completion of a £1.5million refurbishment.

A budget that "invests in the future of our area" has been drawn up for west Suffolk, councillors have said.

Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre has become the first exercise referral scheme in Suffolk to be awarded a new county-wide quality standard.

Homes in Forest Heath are set to see a small increase in their district council precept, as council tax levels between the two West Suffolk councils begin to align.

Drivers in Bury St Edmunds can now recharge their electric vehicles (EVs) in as little as 30 minutes after a new rapid charger was installed in the town centre.

A coat of arms which fell out of use 45 years ago will be re-adopted by a newly-formed council in April.

Further research at the site of Bury St Edmunds' ancient abbey will need to be undertaken before the mystery of whether St Edmund's remains are buried in the grounds can be solved.

A stretch of river in Bury St Edmunds is being brought into public use with the creation of a nature walk to encourage more people to enjoy the outdoors.

Plans have been unveiled for a modern new ambulance facility in West Suffolk which will free up paramedics to spend more time with patients.

A new west Suffolk manufacturing and engineering group aims to help the region "become even more globally competitive".

A community leader has hailed the potential return of a post office to a Bury St Edmunds housing estate following a two-year absence.

Plans are underway for a countywide campaign to curb cars loitering outside schools with their engine running - with tougher sanctions among one of the options under consideration.

Plans have been unveiled to offer dedicated support for unemployed young people in West Suffolk.

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