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24 May 2024

Young traders to compete in local heats of the Young Traders Market 2024

Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds will be proudly hosting the local heats for the Young Traders Market 2024 competition, marking the fourth consecutive year of hosting both the local heats and the highly anticipated regional competition.

24 May 2024

Local plan submitted for independent scrutiny

The final draft of the West Suffolk Local Plan has now been submitted to the Secretary of State.

24 May 2024

Later nights and Sunday bus service between Bury St Edmunds, Lavenham and Sudbury Town Centre.

From Sunday 26 May, Bury St Edmunds will be accessible by bus later into the evening and on Sundays and bank holidays for residents living along route 753.

24 May 2024

First stage opening nears for project to boost education, skills and High Street trade

The first stage in a project to boost adult education and skills and bring extra footfall to a town centre to support existing and new businesses, is weeks away from opening.

24 May 2024

West Suffolk to commemorate D-Day 80th anniversary with beacon lighting ceremony

There will be a special beacon lighting ceremony to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, honouring the bravery and sacrifice of the Allied forces who landed on the beaches of Normandy in 1944. The event will take place on Thursday 6 June 2024 in the Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds.

23 May 2024

Record year for Apex and big names set to bring more visitors

A cultural venue has seen its best year to date selling a record number of tickets and bringing thousands of visitors to West Suffolk.

22 May 2024

Cabinet agree £650,000 package of community funding support

Community funding support of close to £650,000 to support the health and wellbeing of residents across West Suffolk, has been agreed.

20 May 2024

Breach notice could mean fines if any further delay to relief road

A developer could face court proceedings and an unlimited fine unless it holds to its latest timetable to deliver a relief road in Haverhill.

15 May 2024

Markets matter – have your say to shape the future of the West Suffolk markets

The views of residents and traders will be at the heart of a new Markets Matter initiative, which will invest £300,000 in a three year action plan to develop West Suffolk Markets for the future.

14 May 2024

Digging deep for green growth! Brandon Country Park free compost giveaway event

Residents of West Suffolk took advantage of a fantastic opportunity to enrich their gardens at the free compost giveaway held at Brandon Country Park on Wednesday 8 May 2024.

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