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Barry Peters is editor of Suffolk News. He has been Group Editor of Bury Free Press, Newmarket Journal, Haverhill Echo, Suffolk Free Press and Diss Express for more than 20 years.

A11 reopens after crash near Thetford

26 June 2022
A11 reopens after crash near Thetford

A11 reopens after crash near Thetford

26 June 2022

Police have reopened the A11 in Norfolk after a crash earlier today.


Police hunt for rider and passenger after motorbike dumped

26 June 2022
Police hunt for rider and passenger after motorbike dumped

Police hunt for rider and passenger after motorbike dumped

26 June 2022

Police want your help in tracking a motorbike rider and their passenger after they fled last night.


Could you be our next apprentice journalist?

24 May 2022
Could you be our next apprentice journalist?

Could you be our next apprentice journalist?

24 May 2022

Iliffe Media, owner of the Bury Free Press and its sister titles, is opening its journalism apprentice scheme again.


We walked with alpacas and here's what we thought of the experience

10 May 2022
We walked with alpacas and here's what we thought of the experience

We walked with alpacas and here's what we thought of the experience

10 May 2022

Editor Barry Peters trekked through Suffolk with alpacas at the weekend - and came away loving the docile little animals.


Suffolk picked by farming firm to grow crops vertically

05 May 2022
Suffolk picked by farming firm to grow crops vertically

Suffolk picked by farming firm to grow crops vertically

05 May 2022

A firm's new multi-million-pound project will see crops grown vertically in 9m high towers.


UK to bask in temperatures hotter than Ibiza

02 May 2022
UK to bask in temperatures hotter than Ibiza

UK to bask in temperatures hotter than Ibiza

02 May 2022

A mini-heatwave is set to sweep in to the UK later this week - but Suffolk may just miss out on the hottest temperatures.


New Suffolk scheme helps keep men active through cancer journey

02 May 2022
New Suffolk scheme helps keep men active through cancer journey

New Suffolk scheme helps keep men active through cancer journey

02 May 2022

A new Suffolk cancer support programme for men has been launched.


Police set to reopen park in Suffolk town after 'suspicious package' found

10 April 2022
Police set to reopen park in Suffolk town after 'suspicious package' found

Police set to reopen park in Suffolk town after 'suspicious package' found

10 April 2022

Police are set to lift a cordon at a Suffolk park introduced after a suspicious package was found on a bench.


Four crews put out fire in Norfolk village

10 April 2022
Four crews put out fire in Norfolk village

Four crews put out fire in Norfolk village

10 April 2022

Four fire crews were called to a blaze in a Norfolk home.


Take a pop trip back to the awesome Eighties with hitmakers China Crisis

10 April 2022
Take a pop trip back to the awesome Eighties with hitmakers China Crisis

Take a pop trip back to the awesome Eighties with hitmakers China Crisis

10 April 2022

China Crisis had hit after hit in the 80s - and they're back to celebrate 40 years with a gig at The Apex.


Police arrest Mini driver caught driving recklessly

10 April 2022
Police arrest Mini driver caught driving recklessly

Police arrest Mini driver caught driving recklessly

10 April 2022

Police have arrested a driver after catching them driving recklessly in a Suffolk town.


Find your dream job at our Jobs Fair

14 March 2022
Find your dream job at our Jobs Fair

Find your dream job at our Jobs Fair

14 March 2022

Our first Jobs Fair since the pandemic hit takes place on March 23.


Grab this chance to work as a journalist on Suffolk News

25 February 2022
Grab this chance to work as a journalist on Suffolk News

Grab this chance to work as a journalist on Suffolk News

25 February 2022

If you love writing and meeting people and have always fancied journalism as a career - here is your dream job opening.


Here's what we thought of our dining out experience at Bill's in one Suffolk town

15 February 2022
Here's what we thought of our dining out experience at Bill's in one Suffolk town

Here's what we thought of our dining out experience at Bill's in one Suffolk town

15 February 2022

We visited this restaurant on a busy Saturday night and this is what we made of it.


Developer wins permission for new warehouse on Suffolk business park

11 February 2022
Developer wins permission for new warehouse on Suffolk business park

Developer wins permission for new warehouse on Suffolk business park

11 February 2022

A major Suffolk property firm has been given the green light for a new warehouse.


Make a date with the Bury Free Press Jobs Fair

09 February 2022
Make a date with the Bury Free Press Jobs Fair

Make a date with the Bury Free Press Jobs Fair

09 February 2022

The Bury Free Press Jobs Fair, in March, could be the kickstart your career needs.


Police launch manhunt after woman chased

04 February 2022
Police launch manhunt after woman chased

Police launch manhunt after woman chased

04 February 2022

Police have launched a manhunt after a woman was chased in a Suffolk town.


We tried the food at this pub which you will want to add to your eating out wishlist

01 February 2022
We tried the food at this pub which you will want to add to your eating out wishlist

We tried the food at this pub which you will want to add to your eating out wishlist

01 February 2022

Our editor reviews a pub which he says is his go-to for an evening meal with real pops of flavour.


Column: Get content with your content, says marketing expert Kim Morrison

28 January 2022
Column: Get content with your content, says marketing expert Kim Morrison

Column: Get content with your content, says marketing expert Kim Morrison

28 January 2022

Content is king - and marketing guru Kim Morrison explains how you can maintain an endless stream.


Fire crews called to cladding fire in Suffolk barn

25 December 2021
Fire crews called to cladding fire in Suffolk barn

Fire crews called to cladding fire in Suffolk barn

25 December 2021

Three fire crews have put out a fire in a Suffolk barn.