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A £400,000 fall in car parking revenue in Bury St Edmunds shows the need for government to provide greater support to town centres, a business leader has said.

The team behind a busy Bury St Edmunds letting agency, who are more used to helping their clients move to a new home, are celebrating a move of their own.

Stunning decorations and a snow machine delighted the community as the Christmas lights in Bury St Edmunds sparkled for the first time this year.

The bunting is being displayed and flags are being unfurled in the run up to St Edmund’s Day, next week.

It is sometimes said that bigger is better - but despite some disquiet over the size of one Suffolk town’s Christmas tree this year, others say it is quality rather than quantity which really matters.

Independent businesses in Bury St Edmunds will open late in support of the town’s Christmas light switch-on event and a grand charity raffle.

The iconic and imaginative First World War trail in Bury St Edmunds comes to an end on Sunday, with organisers saying it has been “inspirational” in highlighting the sacrifices made by the soldiers.

Charities are set to benefit from the special day dedicated to the Christmas lights being switched on in Bury St Edmunds, next week.

The countdown has begun in earnest for the Christmas lights switch on evening in Bury St Edmunds.

A Bury St Edmunds charity is calling for the public to change the way it gives to homeless and vulnerable people in the town to ensure they get the support they need.

A £1.5billion package to support struggling high street traders due to be set out in the budget does not go far enough, according to business leaders in the region.

The final phase of “extremely disruptive” gas works in Bury St Edmunds are expected to be completed ahead of the town’s Christmas light switch-on event next month.

Bury St Edmunds enjoyed a record-breaking year for tourism in 2017 with more visitors to the historic town than ever before, latest figures have revealed.

With a month to go until Armistice Day and the end of the World War 1 Trail, in Bury St Edmunds, organisers are urging people to visit the town and at the same time complete the route.

A Suffolk breast cancer surgeon – who has twice fought the disease herself – will turn on Bury St Edmunds’ Christmas lights this year.

Supporters of the Bury St Edmunds Rickshaw have been given a shot in the arm as it is going to be extended into the weekends and evenings.

Huge crowds flocked to the Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival and the bank holiday Monday turn-out could be the best-ever, according to organisers.

It may have been a bit cold and damp but people came in their wet weather gear along with their umbrellas and flocked to the annual Food and Drink Festival, in Bury St Edmunds.

Dozens of entries have began to flood in for the World War 1 Trail in Bury St Edmunds.

The surprising claim that Bury St Edmunds could be the most dangerous place in the UK to withdraw cash has been slammed.

It’s been a busy week across Suffolk and north Essex, here’s your catch-up guide to five things we learned this week.

There’s something for the whole family to enjoy say organisers of the Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival 2018.

A business leader has expressed his frustration following the exit of another business from Bury St Edmunds town centre.

Thousands of people are expected to descend on Bury St Edmunds to enjoy celebrity demonstrations, local produce and dishes from around the world at the town’s popular food and drink festival.

Artists, sponsors, supporters and organisers linked up to launch the World War 1 Trail in Bury St Edmunds.

The launch of the World War 1 Trail in Bury St Edmunds, which features 18 different pieces of artwork dotted round the town, is being held on Wednesday.

An iconic Grade I-listed building in Bury St Edmunds is back on the market after the closure of a popular restaurant at the site two months ago.

Tourism chiefs in Bury St Edmunds have hailed the success of the town’s Apex venue, as new figures reveal it brings millions to the economy.

Suffolk Day got off to a flying start in the west of the county as mayors, community leaders and guests met for a special celebration at Sudbury Town Hall.

Major roadworks is causing a headache for businesses in Bury St Edmunds with claims of loss of trade and earnings.

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