Mark Cordell

A town centre is offering a new experience for families to enjoy over the summer - a monster superheroes safari.

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 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”.

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

Motorists in Bury St Edmunds are having to endure long journeys across the town centre - and some are avoiding the trip completely - due to multiple road closures.

A business chief is urging people to get behind retailers in Bury St Edmunds after challenging conditions saw footfall in the town drop in February.

A hairdresser has launched a petition to stop what she describes as a “destructive” proposal to ban traffic one day a week in an independent shopping street.

Bury St Edmunds town centre has a bright future, the deputy leader of the council has said, amid concerns it is in decline.

An independent hairdressers is one of the latest businesses to close its doors for good in a picturesque market town.

A national cinema chain has shown a vote of confidence in Bury St Edmunds by planning major investment including two additional screens and 10 new jobs.

Angry residents in Bury St Edmunds have said they are being ‘priced out of shopping in our own town’ after the council decided to increase parking charges.

Some parking charges in Bury St Edmunds will increase by 50% from April - but the free from 3pm scheme on Tuesdays will continue.

More free parking schemes should be considered for Bury St Edmunds, Labour members of West Suffolk Council have said ahead of a crunch meeting to discuss scrapping a popular scheme.

A well-established independent shoe shop is leaving Bury St Edmunds’ high street - but this is not a story of a business in decline.

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