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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.

Could this be Suffolk's tastiest Sunday roast?

05 December 2021
Could this be Suffolk's tastiest Sunday roast?

Could this be Suffolk's tastiest Sunday roast?

05 December 2021

A traditional Sunday roast is high on most people's list of favourites - but could editor Barry Peters have stumbled upon the county's very best?


Man arrested after van crashes in Suffolk village

14 November 2021
Man arrested after van crashes in Suffolk village

Man arrested after van crashes in Suffolk village

14 November 2021

Police arrested a driver this morning after his van crashed in a village south west of Bury St Edmunds.


Man arrested in connection with attempted sexual assault in Suffolk

13 November 2021
Man arrested in connection with attempted sexual assault in Suffolk

Man arrested in connection with attempted sexual assault in Suffolk

13 November 2021

Detectives have arrested a man in connection with an attempted sexual assault of a woman in Suffolk.


Matt Hancock could be next on the best-seller list with his account of Covid struggles

13 November 2021
Matt Hancock could be next on the best-seller list with his account of Covid struggles

Matt Hancock could be next on the best-seller list with his account of Covid struggles

13 November 2021

Former Health Secretary Matt Hancock could be about to blow the lid on his role in the UK vaccine rollout - and net thousands in the process.


Police on hunt for missing Suffolk man

01 November 2021
Police on hunt for missing Suffolk man

Police on hunt for missing Suffolk man

01 November 2021

Police in Suffolk are on the hunt for a missing 26-year-old man.


Town’s crime ‘stable’ says inspector as he bids farewell

28 October 2021
Town’s crime ‘stable’ says inspector as he bids farewell

Town’s crime ‘stable’ says inspector as he bids farewell

28 October 2021

Despite a recent surge in vehicle crimes, a senior police officer says a Suffolk town has an overall level of crime that is both ‘stable and low’.


Make it a pie or a pint and help the hospitality sector bounce back

18 September 2021
Make it a pie or a pint and help the hospitality sector bounce back

Make it a pie or a pint and help the hospitality sector bounce back

18 September 2021

You can help the troubled hospitality sector to rise again after the ravages of Covid.


Get ready for National Hospitality Day

01 September 2021
Get ready for National Hospitality Day

Get ready for National Hospitality Day

01 September 2021

Pubs, cafés, restaurants and hotels are set to unite for a special day to celebrate an industry under pressure.


Stunning barn-conversion on Suffolk border makes dream family home for less than you think

11 August 2021
Stunning barn-conversion on Suffolk border makes dream family home for less than you think

Stunning barn-conversion on Suffolk border makes dream family home for less than you think

11 August 2021

Country barns can offer space, charm and luxury galore - and this one could easily be your forever home.


Man suffers head injury in Suffolk market town assault

08 August 2021
Man suffers head injury in Suffolk market town assault

Man suffers head injury in Suffolk market town assault

08 August 2021

A man has been assaulted in a Suffolk market town, suffering a head injury.


Your questions answered about this week's Suffolk A-level and GCSE results

08 August 2021
Your questions answered about this week's Suffolk A-level and GCSE results

Your questions answered about this week's Suffolk A-level and GCSE results

08 August 2021

It's exam results week - here's our essential guide for parents and students


Seven pictures of the Orwell Bridge which show its strange beauty

08 August 2021
Seven pictures of the Orwell Bridge which show its strange beauty

Seven pictures of the Orwell Bridge which show its strange beauty

08 August 2021

You can't miss it - maybe you use it every day - but how beautiful is the Orwell Bridge!


A14 and Orwell Bridge reopens as man is arrested for 'public nuisance' offence

07 August 2021
A14 and Orwell Bridge reopens as man is arrested for 'public nuisance' offence

A14 and Orwell Bridge reopens as man is arrested for 'public nuisance' offence

07 August 2021

The A14 at the Orwell Bridge is now open again after a five-hour closure.


Ed Sheeran given No 17 shirt by Ipswich Town

07 August 2021
Ed Sheeran given No 17 shirt by Ipswich Town

Ed Sheeran given No 17 shirt by Ipswich Town

07 August 2021

Suffolk's Ed Sheeran has been given the ultimate honour - an official Ipswich Town shirt for the season


12 films you can watch in this beautiful Suffolk outdoor setting this summer

06 August 2021
12 films you can watch in this beautiful Suffolk outdoor setting this summer

12 films you can watch in this beautiful Suffolk outdoor setting this summer

06 August 2021

Here's the perfect place to take yourself - or you and the kids - for a summer treat: Pictures in the Park!


This stunning property could be yours for £900,000

04 August 2021
This stunning property could be yours for £900,000

This stunning property could be yours for £900,000

04 August 2021

Take a look inside this stunning property, located in a beautiful Suffolk village, which is on the market for £895,000.


Police appeal for help after wallet containing £1k is stolen

25 June 2021
Police appeal for help after wallet containing £1k is stolen

Police appeal for help after wallet containing £1k is stolen

25 June 2021

Can you help police to track two people from CCTV who they want to talk to?


Hospital's maternity services improving - but inspectors say further work is required

24 June 2021
Hospital's maternity services improving - but inspectors say further work is required

Hospital's maternity services improving - but inspectors say further work is required

24 June 2021

Inspectors say maternity services at one Suffolk hospital need improvements - despite some progress.


Tennis world unites in memory of ex-British No1 from Suffolk

24 June 2021
Tennis world unites in memory of ex-British No1 from Suffolk

Tennis world unites in memory of ex-British No1 from Suffolk

24 June 2021

A global, online, auction created in memory of former British number one tennis player Elena Baltacha will take place in November.


Man jailed for Suffolk drug offences

18 June 2021
Man jailed for Suffolk drug offences

Man jailed for Suffolk drug offences

18 June 2021

A drug dealer has been locked up for more than three years.