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St Edmundsbury Mayor – Terry Clements

I spoke to St Edmundsbury Mayor, Terry Clements as he came towards the end of his year as Mayor..

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When The Queen Visited

Abbey Gardens in 1961 when the Queen Visited I think my first happy memory of the Abbey Garden..

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Bury’s Secret Gardens

Secret gardens in the town, lots of people walking round, Each one holds a plan, to see as m..

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I Remember The Old Hospital

I remember the Old Hospital on Hospital road. In the fifties, I was admitted with a 'grumbling ..

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Working on the West Front

I remember working on the West Front of the Abbey when the part next to the Cathedral was first..

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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..