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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

Key education issues in Suffolk such as special educational needs, catchment areas and home schooling will be put under greater scrutiny thanks to a series of new task forces.

Prime Minister Theresa May is to resign later this summer she confirmed today.

Theresa May is resigning and the race is on for the country's top job - here we answer your burning questions about the Tory leadership race.

Plans to flog unused land have been unveiled by one of Suffolk's biggest landholders, in a bid to tackle the county's housing crisis.

Every dog has its day, and that special moment has finally arrived for "big softie" Wilson - who was chosen from 1,000 photogenic four-legged friends to be the face of Suffolk's top canine celebration.

The death of a 26-year-old musician in Bury St Edmunds was an accident, an inquest has concluded.

A former Ipswich School pupil will be hitting the streets of Monaco this weekend as he prepares to take part in his first Formula One weekend at the circuit.

A Suffolk woman who has been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour has spoken of the postive impact volunteering with a woodland charity has had on her life.

Next month the Gruffalo will be wandering out of his deep dark wood to meet children at a shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds.

The story of Sudbury war hero Fred Pawsey is being told on-screen to visitors to the town's heritage centre.

Chambers Buses has apologised to passengers after being deluged with complaints about poor service.

Conservatives, Independents and Liberal Democrats have all been given places on a Suffolk council's cabinet - but not the Green Party.

Firefighters across the county have been kitted out with state-of-the-art uniforms, coupled with three brand new appliances, in a drive to make Suffolk safer.

Governors at the region's mental health trust have demanded answers over why spending on children in London is more than three times that on those in the east.

A Suffolk-based charity which provides both end-of-life care and support to disadvantaged young people will be forced to axe one of its services if it fails to raise £2,850.

Suffolk's community heroes who go above and beyond to help people in their local area will be recognised in a new awards scheme.

Pupils at a Suffolk village primary school got a chance to grill their MP on topics such as the environment, education and Brexit.

A heroin antidote is now available without subscription at five Suffolk pharmacies.

Suffolk Libraries will be brightening up their book stores this weekend ahead of Elmer's Big Parade - Suffolk to celebrate 30 years of the popular patchwork elephant.

If you run out of an essential item over the bank holiday, or need some chops and sausages for a last-minute barbecue, when will your local supermarket be open? This is our guide to opening times on bank holiday Monday, May 27.

Plans to make minor highways projects like 20mph zones, pedestrian crossings and double yellow lines easier to carry out have been given approval.

Social care services for children in Suffolk have been hailed by independent inspectors as being of an "exceptionally high standard" after being just one of a handful in the country to get the top rating.

An inquest has been opened into the death of a musician in Bury St Edmunds who believed he was the reincarnation of Jesus Christ.

A children's slide and climbing frame in Sudbury will be closed for a month after having gloss paint thrown over it by vandals.

A Suffolk charity will receive £40,000 in unrestricted funding after scooping a prestigious national award for its work.

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