Where We Are
Bury St Edmunds is proud to be a Fairtrade Town
NOTICE OF MEETING
All residents are invited to attend the
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING for
BURY ST EDMUNDS
at the Guildhall,
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1PR
on Wednesday 25 May 2022 at 6pm
Doors open at 5.45pm. Refreshments will be provided later
The Town Meeting may, by law, discuss all town affairs and pass resolutions about them.
- Welcome and introduction by the Mayor
- To receive apologies for absence.
- To approve and sign the minutes of the Annual Town Meeting
held on 19 May 2019
- Mayor’s report of his year in office
- To receive reports from community groups, town organisations and recipients of Town Council funding
- Open forum – residents may raise any matter relating to the Town
- Any other business
Cllr Peter Thompson
Bury St Edmunds Town Council
16 May 2022
The Town Council offices have moved to 79 Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1NX
Town Council services are currently available on this website
ELECTION OF A TOWN COUNCILLOR
Welcome to our new Town Councillor, Cllr Marilyn Sayer, representing the Tollgate Ward of the Town.
Declaration of results from Thursday 31st March, ward election Declaration of results for Tollgate ward
For further information about becoming a Town Councillor visit www.gov.uk/government/get-involved/take-part/become-a-councillor.
More information about elections can be found on West Suffolk Council’s website at: https://www.westsuffolk.gov.uk/council/elections/.
Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year awards 2021
Each year Bury St Edmunds Town Council, as part of its St Edmund's Day Celebrations, marks the occasion by presenting Civic Awards for 'Citizen of the Year' and 'Young Citizen of the Year'. Individuals are nominated for these awards for their very valuable, and often unappreciated, work they do in their communities.
For the second time, these awards were given in partnership with the Bury Free Press and they represent two of the categories in its 'Community Awards for 2021'. The Awards were presented on Thursday 16 September 2021 at The Guildhall, Bury St Edmunds and the winners and runners up in each category are as follows:
- Citizen of the Year - Winner: Jessica Rudd; Runner up: Katrina Rose
- Young Citizen of the Year - Winner: Jetts Netball; Runner up: Taylor Burns
- Best Event by a Community Group Award - Winner: Jessica Rudd; Runner Up: Michelle Frost
- Good Deed Award - Winner: Amanda Bloomfield from Gatehouse; Runner Up: Stephen Hooper
- Good Neighbour Award - Winner: Alison Knight; Runner up: Paula Harbour
- Eco Friendly Award - Winner: Andrew Hinchley from Water Meadow Group: Runner Up; Libby Ranzetta from the Bury Rickshaw
- Lifetime Achievement Award - Winner: Richard Mortlock; Runner up: Ernie Broom
- Best Community Group Award - Winner: Libby Ranzetta from the Bury Rickshaw; Runner up: Storehouse
Our congratulations are extended to all of the winners and runners up and thanks go to everyone who took the time and trouble to complete a nomination form, to the sponsors and most of all to those who give so much to our communities.
To view the names of previous winners please visit our Projects and Events page and click on the relevant year.
Official guide to Bury St Edmunds 7th edition
Copies of the latest edition of the Official Bury St Edmunds Town Guide, containing useful information and a map are available from the Town Council's offices. The Guide is also available online here Online version of the guide.
If you have any suggestions regarding improvements or additions or any other comments we would be very pleased to hear from you.