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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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Police appeal for information after safe taken from building in Sudbury

Tonight’s Lotto draw has an estimated £18.1 million jackpot after no ticket holders scooped Wednesday’s top prize.

Thousands of people turned out for festive light switch-on events in Suffolk and north Essex this week.

Visitors are being invited to celebrate a true Dickensian Christmas at Kentwell Hall, near Long Melford, over two weekends next month.

How well have you been keeping up with the region’s news in the last week? Find out with our East Anglia news round-up quiz.

Disabled swimmers in Sudbury can now access their pool more easily thanks to the generosity of a local business.

Pop on your Christmas jumper and get ready to feel festive at one of these Suffolk and north Essex Christmas markets.

MP for South Suffolk James Cartlidge has backed a campaign which aims to promote better training and opportunities for female coaches in football.

A woman is appealing for people to join her to make Sudbury a more dementia friendly town.

Stressed nurses have been forced to take out payday loans, borrow from friends and take on extra hours to supplement their wages, a new poll suggests.

Residents in villages and towns near the Suffolk border with Essex are being warned to be vigilant by police following five daytime burglaries which all happened yesterday.

The count down to Christmas has begun, with residents across Suffolk and north Essex preparing for various Christmas lights switch on events.

Only visit A&E in a genuine emergency this winter. This is the plea from hospital bosses in Suffolk and north Essex following a bleak warning from The Health Foundation.

Shoppers have the chance to choose from hundreds of different Christmas card designs, as well as advent calendars and candles, wrapping paper, gift tags, napkins and stocking fillers, thanks to the opening of the Cards for Good Causes pop-up charity Christmas card shop which has opened at Sudbury Library, on Market Hill.

Enjoy the festivities and occasion and stay safe ... that’s the message from organisers of the annual Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre, the single biggest event that takes place in the town each year.

Sculptor Ben Loughrill, who created the wooden wolf which sits on the Southgate roundabout, in Bury St Edmunds, has been busy giving the structure a brand new makeover.

Final plans are being made for the annual Christmas Fair and the switching on of the Christmas lights, in Sudbury.

Hundreds of people turned out to attend services of Remembrance in Needham Market and Ixworth with a White Poppy Wreath service taking place in Stowmarket and the Muslim community in Long Melford supporting a Poppy Appeal.

With scores of books at her home Kelly Cable decided it was time to clear them out.

Health bosses across Suffolk and north-east Essex are today launching a campaign to improve awareness of diabetes.

Shotguns, self-loading pistols and a Second World War military rifle were among the weapons handed in to Suffolk police on the first day of a firearms surrender.

Deserving people from across Suffolk picked up an array of awards at a glittering Stars of Suffolk ceremony.

Two men arrested after a man was found unconscious with serious head injuries have been bailed by police in Sudbury.

People have the chance to view, and have their say on, plans for the £8.5m redevelopment of Gainsborough’s House museum in Sudbury on Friday.

Thousands of people in Suffolk and Essex paid their respects over the weekend to the brave men and women who have paid the ultimate price in defence of our freedom.

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