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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 new support team will be formed in Suffolk to help homeless people find and retain private sector housing following a successful bid for government funding.

A man in his 30s was left with head and neck injuries after he was seriously assaulted on a playing field in what police believe to be a targeted attack.

Pupils at a Sudbury primary school raised more than £8,000 through a sponsored run and walk to help buy a life-saving piece of equipment for the community.

Fresh fears have been raised over the impact plans to close some of Suffolk's children's centre will have on rural communities - with some areas set to share just one or two centres.

Targets to deliver 98% superfast broadband in Suffolk by 2020 are nearly six months ahead of schedule, a new cabinet report has said.

Could you be a police detective? Suffolk Constabulary is looking for new crime-solving sleuths from all walks of life.

All the latest news from Suffolk and Essex in one place for you today.

Every dog has its day and for the pooches of Suffolk a date on the calendar raising thousands of pounds for charity returns this month.

Police and fire were called after a car caught fire on a country road near Sudbury.

Sudbury is gearing up for summer fun in the sun with the town's annual Party in the Park.

Council bosses have vowed to keep working towards regenerating the high street in two towns in Suffolk after they were snubbed for government funding.

Works by renowned Suffolk artists Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable are part of a previously unseen private collection now on display in Sudbury.

String teddies from the Women's Institute are helping children and staff at West Suffolk Hospital.

A fundraising campaign to buy the former United Reformed Church in Sudbury has had an £800 boost from Sudbury Sings.

An "exceptional" blind child and a boy paralysed from the waist down who "never fails to inspire and amaze his peers" have been named among the best and brightest in Suffolk's schools.

Mounting pressure on police will cause officer sickness levels to get worse, it has been warned - as figures revealed 1,218 days lost by the force to mental health-related illness in a year.

The owner of a tearoom in an iconic Lavenham building has said she will put the business on the market following an "undeserved" zero food hygiene rating.

A Suffolk headteacher has said life in the classroom can feel like an "impossible job" - as new figures reveal our state schools have lost 250 teachers in just five years.

The first pictures of how Hadleigh's new multi-million pound swimmng pool will look have been released just weeks before work is due to get underway.

Winch & Blatch, one of Sudbury's oldest independent businesses, is to close two of its town centre outlets.

The Classic and Sports Cars by the Lake event in Suffolk is getting ready to celebrate its tenth year in style with more than 600 vehicles going on display.

Parents in Suffolk and North Essex are facing going into debt over the six week long summer holidays as they struggle to cover childcare costs.

Parents across Suffolk and north Essex are receiving their children's eagerly-awaited KS2 SATs results today.

Love Island star Molly-Mae Hague is to appear at Sudbury's Infinity nightclub next month.

Suffolk is invited to join the commemorations for the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE Day) next year.

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