Press releases

14 Nov 2017

Enjoy your festive fayre

The Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre is undoubtedly the single biggest event that takes place in the town each year. Whether you are a resident, live nearby, work in the town, or are a visitor, we want you to be able to come along and enjoy all that the fayre has to offer.

14 Nov 2017

Cupola House Builders win national award

O Seaman and Son Builders have won the national Best Local Builder Award at the Grand Final of the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Building Excellence Awards for the work they carried out to restore Cupola House in Bury St Edmunds.

13 Nov 2017

First winter festival in Clare as countdown to Christmas begins

The first Clare Winter Festival will launch in spectacular style later this month as the community comes together to celebrate the countdown to Christmas.

10 Nov 2017

Bury through to Britain in Bloom

Bury St Edmunds has been chosen to represent East Anglia in the town category of the national Britain in Bloom awards next year.

07 Nov 2017

A sneak preview of Bury St Edmunds’ latest visitor attraction

There will be a chance to learn about Bury St Edmunds’ latest visitor attraction later this month, ahead of its official opening in the summer of next year.

07 Nov 2017

Newmarket car parking free after 1pm on pre-Christmas Thursdays

With Newmarket set to celebrate Christmas in style, Forest Heath District Council is making parking in its town centre car parks free after 1pm on the four Thursdays running up to the holiday.

06 Nov 2017

100th Eat Out, Eat Well Award Presented in Suffolk

A Suffolk caterer has today received the 100th Eat Out, Eat Well award in Suffolk at a celebration event held at The Harbour Inn, Southwold.

06 Nov 2017

Shop late and park for free

Late night shopping begins in Bury St Edmunds next Thursday and to support local businesses we are making parking on these evenings free from 4pm.

06 Nov 2017

Something to suit all tastes at the Christmas Fayre

Some of the finest chefs from across East Anglia will be showing festive flair at the fayre – and there will be some delicious free samples to taste.

06 Nov 2017

The story of 1,000 years …

One of the most important milestones in the unique history of Bury St Edmunds is to be marked with a series of millennium celebrations. In three years’ time, it will be exactly 1,000 years since the foundation of the Benedictine Monastery in Bury St Edmunds by King Canute.