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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

Hadleigh Corn Exchange, where local farmers and merchants would haggle over the price of grain, is getting a new use.

Households in East Anglia are being warned there will be 48 hours of "limited night flying" from RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall early next month.

Families and staff will be facing "uncertainty and worry" after it emerged there is now "no firm date" for the public consultation on Suffolk children's centre changes.

The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague says she accepts her son is dead but hasn't given up hope of finding his remains.

Suffolk travellers are anxiously waiting to hear if they will be able to jet off on long-planned holidays, or be able to fly home as planned, as the future of tour operator Thomas Cook hangs in the balance.

More than 200 Londoners linked to drug gangs have been found in Suffolk in just 15 months.

Food prices, the adult care system and public order could all be disrupted in Suffolk under a no-deal Brexit, it has been revealed.

Biddy's a descendant of the Pretty family, which ran the huge Ipswich corset-making factory behind Debenhams. Do you remember it?

There has been an 'accident' at Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury - and as a result the pool has been closed this evening.

A young singer/songwriter from Sudbury who draws inspiration from Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift has just been signed by Michael Jackson's former manager.

Thousands of people - including schoolchildren - are hitting the streets today to support the Global Climate Strike, with a series of climate change protests happening across Suffolk and north Essex.

Headteacher Toni Kittle has begun a new role at Westfield Primary Academy.

The public is being invited to an open day at archaeological excavations underway at Clare Castle Country Park.

A mum whose own life and that of her baby son were at risk during labour is fundraising for vital equipment to improve his mobility.

Starting secondary school can be one of the most daunting times in a young person's life - but these pupils were quite literally having a ball - as they were given a disco to welcome them to Suffolk's Thomas Gainsborough School.

A man has been flown to Royal London Hospital with injuries which are believed to be life-threatening after his motorbike collided with three vehicles.

'Bury would not be the wonderful town it is if the abbey church was still with us, because we would be a city equivalent to Durham or York' says author

Parents in Suffolk can now apply to secure a place for their children at schools for September 2020.

Babergh could be set to cease to exist as a council area next year - but that has nothing to do with the controversial idea of merging with neighbouring Mid Suffolk!

A Sudbury man who has survived cancer is helping to launch a nationwide charity campaign with Channel 4.

Journalists of the future will begin cutting their news teeth on a new course at West Suffolk College.

A water company has been told to improve after a huge rise in complaints.

Uncertainty over Brexit is taking its toll on sales of niche homes in Lavenham, leading independent estate agent Tim West of Sworders has said.

Chief executive of County Broadband Lloyd Felton is on a mission to enhance the broadband experience of rural communities across East Anglia.

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