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10 April 2024

Abbey of St Edmund project awarded £730,000 grant by the National Lottery Heritage Fund

St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds, along with its partners West Suffolk Council and English Heritage, has received initial support from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for The Abbey of St Edmund: A Millennium of History in West Suffolk, it was announced today. The Abbey of St Edmund was once one of the greatest abbeys in medieval England. It was a focus for international pilgrimage, and it played a key role in the formation of the Magna Carta.

8 April 2024

Resurfacing work for car park at country park

Resurfacing and drainage improvement to the car park at West Stow Country Park and Anglo-Saxon Village, are scheduled to take place from later this month.

5 April 2024

Mildenhall Main Pool to reopen early

Mildenhall Main Pool is set to re-open earlier than expected following work to repair a small area of its liner.

21 March 2024

Mildenhall main pool to close for two weeks for work on pool liner

The main pool at Mildenhall Hub will close for two weeks from Sunday 24, March to 9 April for urgent repair work to be carried out on the pool liner

20 March 2024

Tourism boost for Mildenhall ahead of anniversary celebrations

Tourism in Mildenhall has been given a boost ahead of celebrations to mark the 90th anniversary of The Great Air Race and the opening of RAF Mildenhall.

20 March 2024

First payment under new Streetlights Scheme

In a bid to enhance energy efficiency and embrace sustainable practices, West Suffolk Council has made the first payment to help town and parish councils with the cost of rapidly converting streetlights to more efficient LED lanterns using its new Decarbonisation Initiatives Fund.

19 March 2024

Police and Crime Commissioner Elections 2024

Elections for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the Suffolk Police Area will be held on Thursday 2 May 2024.

18 March 2024

Dinosaurs, warriors and Sir Quentin Blake – and plenty more to enjoy

From the work of one of Britain's best-loved illustrators, Sir Quentin Blake, to dinosaurs and more – there are exciting plans in store for Moyse’s Hall Museum.

15 March 2024

Family’s delight at new five-bedroom accessible  home

A West Suffolk family are preparing to move in to a new five-bedroom fully accessible house after waiting more than five years for a home suitable for them and their disabled son.

14 March 2024

Tributes to founder of West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

The leading archaeologist whose idea for “living, experimental reconstruction of the past” led to the reconstruction of West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, has died.