Three roads will close and a pedestrian area will be put in place in a west Suffolk town centre for a walking event. 

Suffolk Highways said Angel Hill, Crown Street and Westgate Street in Bury St Edmunds will be closed from 6pm on Saturday, June 22 to 4am on Sunday, June 23. 

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A spokesperson said these road closures will take place to allow for the St Nicholas Hospice Sunset Walk 10km and 15km walking events to take place. 

The event will be taking place to raise money for the hospice and improve awareness for terminal disease and will pass through Bury St Edmunds in a loop.

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There will also be a pedestrian area in place that will cover Mustow Street, The Broadway, Eastgate Street, Barton Road, Kingsworth Road, Haselmere Close, Kingsworth Road, Mount Road, Lawson Place, Shakers Lane and Kevelaer Way.

Drivers have been advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes.