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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, 14:01

A man in his 20s has been stabbed in the back in a Sudbury cemetery this morning.

Police have borrowed an HGV from a Suffolk company to get a better vantage point and catch lorry drivers breaking the law.

A fresh batch of recruits have joined Suffolk’s Constabulary’s ranks of police community support officers (PCSOs).

An arrest has been made after a man armed with a knife allegedly threatened staff at a Stowmarket bookmakers last night.

Suffolk’s unsung heroes, community stalwarts and charitable organisations were recognised for the work they do in Suffolk at this year’s High Sheriff’s Awards.

A grieving Ipswich father whose 26-year-old son died in a car crash is demanding a change in the law over the “ridiculous” rules regarding compensation for bereavement paid by insurance companies.

Suffolk Highways has now proposed a 50mph section between Newton Green and Assington.

Lots of us will be looking for things to do this spring – particularly around the time of the Easter school holidays.

Police investigating the disappearance of Corrie McKeague are “clearly” missing “detective skills”, according to a former senior detective, but Suffolk police have hit back at the claims.

More than one child is exploited in Suffolk every day, new figures have revealed, but a charity boss has warned this is “just the tip of the iceberg”.

Are you stuck for what to do to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend?

Ambulance crews have been held-up caring for patients at hospital emergency departments in Suffolk and Essex for more than five hours at a time.

Eight properties in Suffolk and Essex have been shortlisted for a prestigious architecture award.

As a search continues at a landfill site in Milton in Cambridgeshire, police are confirming that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be working alongside officers investigating Corrie McKeague’s disappearance.

A man thought to be in his 70s was rushed to hospital in a serious condition today after he collapsed in a supermarket.

Tell Us: What makes your mum extra special?

Friday, March 24, 2017

Children all over Suffolk will be proudly presenting their mums with flowers, chocolates and hand-crafted cards on Sunday as we celebrate Mother’s Day.

You could be forgiven for thinking there was some sort of carriageway cryptology going on in Boxford at the moment – with drivers facing messages like ‘S’ and ‘7’ when they arrive in the picturesque Suffolk village.

The new £1 coin being introduced next week has a hidden built in security feature to prevent forgery and a holographic image that changes depending on what angle it is viewed at.

What are you doing for Red Nose Day? See here to send in your stories and photos.

More than £75,000 has been given away to good causes in Suffolk to recognise the outstanding work they do in the community.

The ongoing problem of HGVs and speeding cars on Sudbury’s roads has been highlighted again a week after plans for a £40m relief road were revealed

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday and if you have left your shopping a little late, don’t worry - independent shops across Suffolk have got it covered. Check out these gift ideas and feel inspired.

The whole of Sudbury owes a “debt of gratitude” to Roger Green for his efforts improving St Peter’s Church in Sudbury, Peter Gray said.

A Victorian hospital building will be retained by developers as they convert the former Sudbury landmark into 12 news flats and houses.

Five people have died after a knifeman brought terror to the heart of Westminster, mowing down pedestrians then stabbing an unarmed policeman before being shot by armed officers.

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