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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 singer-songwriter from Suffolk is aiming for a Christmas Number 1 after his group recorded a vegan-themed song at the world-famous studio home of The Beatles.

The UK's biggest inflatable drive-in cinema is opening just off the A12 - promising to bring the best Christmas movies along with festive food and drink.

The number of people living with dementia in Suffolk could increase by more than 5,000 in the next decade, prompting calls for more support.

Greater Anglia's long-awaited hi-tech new trains have been spotted in service in Suffolk - but it appears commuters may need to wait just a little longer before seeing them on routes in and out of Ipswich.

Today is World Kindness day - so what are some of the nicest things that people are doing in Suffolk?

Parking fines will be the same across the whole of Suffolk from early next year, when stronger enforcement is set to take place.

A man was threatened with a knife during a street robbery on Tuesday evening.

With this year's General Election taking place in December for the first time in decades and Brexit being the big issue for this year's polls, the 2019 vote is shaping up to be different to most.

A man will appear in court next month charged with causing the death of a 19-year-old motorcyclist.

Everything you need to know about Black Friday 2019 - including when it is, the best buys and how you can save those extra pounds.

A year-long programme of celebrations marking the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of the abbey in Bury St Edmunds has been unveiled.

A major structural survey of West Suffolk Hospital is underway after it emerged the reinforced concrete blocks used to build it could potentially be at risk of decay.

The holidays are coming to a number of UK cities as the Coca-Cola truck returns - but Ipswich will not be one of them.

Formula One driver Alex Albon will once again drive for one of the sport's top teams next season.

There were more than 600 incidents of vehicle theft in Suffolk last year - an increase of nearly 10%, new police figures have revealed.

He was told he had just weeks to live - but Ipswich's Paul Rutter is still defying the odds two years on from being told he had terminal cancer.

Light up your life this festive season! Here are some of the places where Christmas light switch-ons will be taking place in 2019.

Another yellow weather warning is in place over Suffolk and Essex, with heavy rain due to lash down this week.

Emergency services have been called to a crash involving a Fiat 500 and a Volkswagen Golf which has blocked a rural Suffolk road.

Brit award winners McFly will once again headline Summer Saturday Live at Newmarket Racecourses over the August bank holiday weekend.

If there's one thing you can predict in British politics these days, it's that you can't predict anything.

Impatient drivers have been warned they could face hefty fines for flouting the law by jumping red traffic lights at roadworks across Suffolk.

Thousands of people have paid their respects to the fallen heroes of Suffolk and Essex at Remembrance Sunday services across the county.

Remembrance Sunday services are taking place across Suffolk this week, marking 101 years since the end of the First World War - find out what is happening in a town near you on Armistice Day.

As the region prepares to salute the nation's war dead this weekend a call has gone out to the community to help preserve war memorials and graves for future generations.

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