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23 May 2019

West Suffolk Council holds its first Annual Meeting

West Suffolk Council has elected its first ever Chair and Leader as well as naming its Cabinet at the authority’s inaugural Annual Meeting. The new West Suffolk Council has been created to better drive prosperity, the economy and jobs for the area while delivering services and championing local communities. The first meeting of the council was held on Wednesday 20 May. Councillor Brian Harvey was elected Chair and Councillor Margaret Marks Deputy Chair. Councillor John Griffiths was elected Leader of the authority and he said ...

21 May 2019

Local riders taste Stage One route of OVO Energy Women’s Tour cycle race

Partners and stakeholders in the Suffolk stage of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour have joined local cyclists and media to sample the final 20 miles of opening stage of the 2019 race.

20 May 2019

Abbey Gardens improvements to offer more to visitors

The Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds will be improved with a new information point and plant sales area to offer even more of an attraction to visitors.

14 May 2019

West Suffolk goes to the polls for European elections

Polling arrangements in West Suffolk are all in place for European elections next week, following Government confirmation that they will be going ahead.

13 May 2019

The recipe to loving your local market

A recipe book full of budget recipes from around the World and free taste testing will herald the launch of al fresco dining on Bury St Edmunds market later this month.

08 May 2019

Bury St Edmunds rail station’s historic building to be restored by Greater Anglia thanks to heritage grant

The old station master’s house at Bury St Edmunds rail station is to be restored, thanks to a £192K grant to train operator, Greater Anglia, from the Railway Heritage Trust.

08 May 2019

Flexi-Park trial offers greater choice to town centre visitors

Flexible parking designed to give people greater choice and support town centre businesses is to be trialled in Bury St Edmunds from next month.

03 May 2019

New West Suffolk Council election results

Results are now in for the first election to the new West Suffolk Council.

03 May 2019

Full steam ahead for new STEM innovation campus to open in September 2019

Construction work creating West Suffolk College’s new campus for STEM innovation for the Eastern region is underway.

26 Apr 2019

Fly-tipper fined £1500

A Suffolk man has been fined a total £1467 in fines and costs after admitting to fly-tipping.