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About the Sudbury Mercury

About the Bury Mercury

In print, online, and via social media – we want to ensure that you can access news, entertainment and sport from Sudbury wherever you are.

The Sudbury Mercury team are at the heart of the community, based on Old Market Place we have retained our town centre office to ensure we are a true part of the town.

Being opposite the Town Hall and close to the historic St Peters, the team never miss a breaking Sudbury story.

The bustling town with its twice-weekly market and popular Quay Theatre, is a lively corner of Suffolk and we ensure that our website is updated on a daily basis to keep you up-to-date with what is happening in and around the town.

You can also join us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter, and share your thoughts on the town and the stories that are making the headlines.

We also cover community events, sporting fixtures and more from the wider area including Great Cornard, Acton, Lavenham and Long Melford.

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Local headlines

Yesterday, 18:59

A toddler has been rushed to hospital with a fractured skull after a serious crash in Barningham this morning.

A woman complaining of back pain was released from her car by firefighters this morning after a crash in Barnadiston.

A 15th century coaching inn on the Suffolk-Essex border has been given a £150,000 facelift.

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Engineers worked through the night to restore power to households across Suffolk and north Essex after the region was battered by winds of over 70mph.

An A&E department in Suffolk had to close to ambulances for a temporary period because patient safety was at risk, it has been revealed.

Staff at a west Suffolk primary school are celebrating following a ‘good’ rating by Ofsted five years after being placed in special measures.

Major traffic disruption and storm damage is being reported across the region today as gusts of up to 80mph were recorded in Suffolk and north Essex.

An MP has told parliament 20 people died in instances when ambulances arrived late to emergencies in East Anglia during a spell of intense pressure over the Christmas period.

A well known west Suffolk pub has suddenly closed its doors after the district council received a licence review application from police, stating the premises was ‘associated with serious crimes and disorder’.

Nearly nine nurses a day are leaving the NHS across the East of England, new figures reveal.

Three distraction thefts at cash machines in west Suffolk have prompted police to issue security advice.

Reports of dogs worrying livestock in Suffolk have prompted appeals for pet owners to act responsibly.

Paul Mackman is vice chair of the Eastern Board Chartered Institute of Marketing and managing director of Sudbury-based marketing agency Mackman Group, which celebrates 15 years in business in 2018. Here, he offers some advice to his younger self.

A new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds which will open its doors to 700 students next year has unveiled its logo.

The fitness suite at Sudbury Sports Centre has undergone a facelift with new equipment and redecoration.

Forecasters have warned of strong winds of around 65mph that are expected to sweep into the county this evening, as a wet and windy night is expected to continue into the morning.

A Suffolk woman reported missing has been found safe and well.

A man from Bedfordshire has been arrested in connection with a ram-raid in Long Melford.

A world-renowned Suffolk harpist accused of taking the virginity of a schoolboy more than three decades ago told police the teenager had sexually assaulted her, a court has heard.

The Orwell Bridge is expected to close for the third time this winter as high winds are forecast again on Thursday morning.

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The Met Office has issued a weather warning for very strong winds across Suffolk and Essex.

A Great Cornard student will put her literary knowledge to the test after progressing to the area final of this year’s Book Mastermind.

Churches in and around Sudbury are joining the global Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with seven consecutive days of services.

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