St Edmundsbury Borough Council, to whom management of highways is devolved in Bury by Suffolk County Council (who provide the funding for this) have apparently* again turned down our request for a zebra crossing from the Theatre Royal side of Westgate Street to Bridewell Lane. This will be a huge disappointment to Emma Dell and other parents, who pointed out the problem to me in 2006, and who were hoping for a more positive response.
This is not the end of the story.
*I have not heard this directly from an officer of SEBC or SCC but I do not doubt the accuracy of my source.
Here is the original EADT story which appeared last October: