In February of this year, two years - almost to the day - after the project was conceived, the Bury Society completed a trail to seven worthy recipients of Heritage Blue Plaque.
Farmers for more than a century used to settle their dues in the 19th century Round House at Bury St Edmunds Cattle Market. Once the market closed, the attractive timber building fell into disuse and the battle started to find it a new use, preferably on the same site.
Vision 2031 is a consultative process that the St Edmundsbury Borough Council has embarked upon to create a vision for the town’s development over the next 20 years. When the process is complete Vision 2031 will provide a plan for addressing the key issues that face the town. Read more about the Bury Society's responce to the plans.
The Guildhall in Bury St Edmunds is a nationally important, grade 1 listed, historic building that has been at the heart of community life within the town for over eight centuries. It is England's oldest complete Civic Building.
Magna Carta 800 is a sub-committee of the Bury Society. It was formed at the beginning of 2011, in equal partnership with St Edmundsbury Borough Council, in order to celebrate the event at Bury Abbey in the year before Magna Carta was sealed by King John in 1215.
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