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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

A Suffolk estate agent expects the chancellor’s stamp duty holiday to keep the housing market busy through the usually quiet summer months.

Suffolk’s smallest town is set to see the return of its monthly market following the coronavirus lockdown.

Sudbury’s Quay Theatre has announced it will stay closed until 2021 because of the coronavirus.

Issues such as home schooling, special educational needs and school transport have prompted fresh calls for a dedicated council committee scrutinising education issues.

The pressure mental health emergencies put on modern policing has been laid bare by statistics which show officers in Suffolk recieve nearly 5,000 calls a year about incidents relating to psychological wellbeing.

Litter louts are to be targeted in the timely return of Suffolk’s “Don’t be a Tosser” campaign - amid escalating levels of rubbish strewn across beauty spots following the Covid-19 lockdown.

Six gorgeous gardens have scooped their owners our top Lockdown Garden prizes - take a look and see who won.

GP surgeries in Suffolk have scored above the national average for patient satisfaction, surveys have shown.

Babies born during the coronavirus pandemic continue to bring light to so many families at a time of uncertainty – here are some of the faces of Suffolk’s newest arrivals in our latest lockdown feature.

A six-year-old boy has walked 25,000 steps in a day to support a zoo as he was concerned over the impact of coronavirus on the animals.

The Covid-19 crisis has put huge pressure on businesses across Suffolk, so much so that many are having to make difficult decisions about redundancies. But what happens if you find yourself at risk?

More electric vehicle charging points and increased tree planting are among the green measures two Suffolk councils have agreed to pursue as part of a pledge to become carbon neutral in a decade.

Five people have been sentenced to time in prison over the last seven days – including a former Ipswich man who was jailed for life for murder after a victim of an assault died three years later.

Dates for the reopening of swimming pools in Suffolk are still under wraps after leisure centres were told they could welcome members back from July 25.

An action plan to tackle food poverty in Suffolk is to be published before the end of next year as part of a pledge to help families struggling to make ends meet.

See the incredible pictures our readers were able to take as a Spitfire flew over hospitals in Suffolk and Essex to thank NHS staff.

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Suffolk have more than doubled in the last four years, it has emerged.

After the Government announced its latest lockdown changes on Thursday, we look at what happens next and when.

The rate of coronavirus infection in Suffolk has risen slightly, according to new public health data – but remains one of the lowest in England.

A spitfire is to fly over our local hospitals this afternoon to say thank you to NHS heroes.

Plans to create a new woodland space in memory of those who died after contracting Covid-19 have won the backing of councillors.

More speed cameras are to be installed on the Orwell Bridge this year as part of measures to combat wind closures before the end of the 2020.

There is a chance of further rain on Friday - but this weekend is set to be warm and dry in Suffolk.

A charity that supports isolated communities has been awarded lifeline funding of more than £40,000 that will allow it to keep all members of staff working for the next six months.

Police were called to Sudbury yesterday evening after reports that a man had been seen ‘waving a knife around’ in the street.

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