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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

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Sudbury could receive funding to transform its town centre after the council made a bid for a slice of a government funding pot.

Regional electronics retailer says it has received a “highly attractive” offer for its premises.

Pop rock band The Hoosiers have been confirmed to play at a popular music festival held in memory of a Sudbury teenager.

Overwhelming agreement to work towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions with the aim of the council becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

Getting a little brother ready for school, making food for dad or being a calming influence on a sibling with behavioural issues - these are some of the varied roles of remarkable young carers in Suffolk.

Senior officers across Suffolk’s ailing special educational needs service are to be held to account for its failings, it has emerged.

Failing to back calls to form a dedicated task force for improving outcomes of Suffolk’s girls has been dubbed a “major step backwards for gender equality”.

Previously unseen photographs of the Queen and Prince Philip relaxing at a picnic have emerged for sale in East Anglia.

Controversial proposals to develop part of Belle Vue Park in Sudbury came under scrutiny at the town council’s annual meeting.

People urged to help build a vision for a wilder Suffolk at summer event.

A man in his 20s whose body was discovered at a hotel complex in Stoke by Nayland died in “unexplained” circumstances, police have confirmed.

Health checks for 40 to 74-year-olds are on the rise again following concerns that confusion over new GDPR laws was causing fewer people to take them up.

Police are seeking three men for questioning in connection with a theft of £2,000 of stock and an assault from a Suffolk Sainsbury’s store.

World-famous author Ian McEwan is one of a host of big names who will appear at this year’s Lavenham Literary Festival.

About 18,000 new homes are needed in part of Suffolk in the next 15 years, according to latest figures.

Sudbury’s long-awaited skatepark could open next month as the project nears completion.

A vocal quartet who have sung for the Queen and appeared live on BBC Radio 2 will visit the Quay Theatre in Sudbury next month.

A Suffolk charity that supports unpaid carers across the county has scooped a national award for its work in the community.

The Suffolk parents of a four-year-old girl with a severe form of epilepsy will march on Westminster to demand access to medicinal cannabis four months after the law was changed to help families.

Extra investigators are being appointed in Suffolk in a bid to halt poor rates for solving serious sexual offences.

A prisoner at HMP Highpoint in Suffolk died after using the drug Spice, an Ipswich inquest heard.

Further details of plans for a hotel and restaurant in Sudbury have been revealed after a council moved to reassure residents over the future of a much-loved park.

Work by Sudbury’s Humphries Weaving adorns Saloon room in Brighton’s Royal Pavilion

Food banks have become increasingly needed - and now baby banks are in growing demand across Suffolk to help families on the breadline.

A deal has been inked by Suffolk police over its supply chain which could save the force £3million a year – enough to fund 60 police officers.

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