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How King Edmund Became Patron Saint of England

I must begin this evening by thanking James Sheen for arranging this event to celebrate the ev..

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Bury’s Centuries-long Fight For Borough Status

For over four hundred years, Bury St Edmunds has been a borough, meaning that it is not just ..

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A Blight at the End of the Tunnel

I believe that I have the dubious distinction of being the only baby to be born in the confines..

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Relay For Life – Cancer Research

Almost 14 years ago I heard those dreaded words “I’m sorry you have cancer."  A major ..

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Walking The St Edmund Way with Marcus Powles

My earliest memories are not of Bury St Edmunds, but of Sudbury. I remember walking into town w..

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Gearing up for 2nd Anniversary Party of We Love Bury St Edmunds

December is approaching at an alarming rate, and as usual, at WLBSE Towers, we are gearing up f..

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Why Are We Celebrating St Edmunds Day?

You might be wondering why are we celebrating St Edmunds Day, a long-dead king from 1148 year..

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Memory of the Fallen – Remembrance Parade

In November 2017, I was able to be upfront and close to what was happening with the "Memory of ..

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Fond Memories, Abbey Gardens

Some of my fond recollections of the Abbey Gardens began early in life during the summer when ..

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The First Bury St Edmunds Literature Festival 2017

So why the Literature Festival? Bury has a music festival, a food festival, a children’s fest..