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Kevin Hurst is a trainee reporter on the Bury Free Press and Suffolk News and has been with the company for more than five years.

Suffolk man appears on Channel 4's First Dates

21 September 2021
Suffolk man appears on Channel 4's First Dates

Suffolk man appears on Channel 4's First Dates

21 September 2021

A 24 -year-old Suffolk man who appeared on Channel 4's First Dates has spoken about his experience on the popular show.


£39million hub officially opens after plaque unveiling

17 September 2021
£39million hub officially opens after plaque unveiling

£39million hub officially opens after plaque unveiling

17 September 2021

The town's hub was given its official opening today by members of the community that use the facility.


Hub set to be given its official opening today

17 September 2021
Hub set to be given its official opening today

Hub set to be given its official opening today

17 September 2021

A £39 million facility aiming to bring together education, health, leisure, community and public services will be officially opened today.


Lavinia, 5, who has rare eye cancer, to climb landmark to raise money for children's charity

16 September 2021
Lavinia, 5, who has rare eye cancer, to climb landmark to raise money for children's charity

Lavinia, 5, who has rare eye cancer, to climb landmark to raise money for children's charity

16 September 2021

The patter of tiny feet will be going up a town landmark this weekend, raising awareness on a subject that affects one of the little fundraisers.


Roadworks: Here are some of the roads in Suffolk you will want to avoid

16 September 2021
Roadworks: Here are some of the roads in Suffolk you will want to avoid

Roadworks: Here are some of the roads in Suffolk you will want to avoid

16 September 2021

Suffolk drivers will face delays in the coming weeks, here are some of the roadworks taking place.


Nurses thank community for helping to make a space for them

11 September 2021
Nurses thank community for helping to make a space for them

Nurses thank community for helping to make a space for them

11 September 2021

Work has finished on an outdoor space for a town's community nurses, which was the idea of one of the nurse’s sisters and made possible by donations.


Council opens taxi policy survey on wheelchair accessible vehicles clause

11 September 2021
Council opens taxi policy survey on wheelchair accessible vehicles clause

Council opens taxi policy survey on wheelchair accessible vehicles clause

11 September 2021

Independent surveys of taxi drivers, wheelchair users, other disabled people and people who have mobility issues, have begun in West Suffolk.


Town man with string of vehicle offences is sentenced

10 September 2021
Town man with string of vehicle offences is sentenced

Town man with string of vehicle offences is sentenced

10 September 2021

A man who admitted to offences, including interfering with 11 motor vehicles on the same night has been sentenced.


Josh Sahota inquest concludes with coroner calling for more communication about restricted items at mental health units

07 September 2021
Josh Sahota inquest concludes with coroner calling for more communication about restricted items at mental health units

Josh Sahota inquest concludes with coroner calling for more communication about restricted items at mental health units

07 September 2021

A jury has decided the death of 25 year-old man who was found dead in a mental health unit was due to asphyxia and psychosis.


Two men released from bail as police continue to investigate fatal stabbing on estate

07 September 2021
Two men released from bail as police continue to investigate fatal stabbing on estate

Two men released from bail as police continue to investigate fatal stabbing on estate

07 September 2021

Police investigating a man's murder after a stabbing in a street have released two suspects from police bail, with both remaining under investigation.


Hospital donation to Zambian medical school breathes new life into old training kit

06 September 2021
Hospital donation to Zambian medical school breathes new life into old training kit

Hospital donation to Zambian medical school breathes new life into old training kit

06 September 2021

Medical kit that has helped train hundreds of Suffolk NHS staff is to get a new lease of life at a Zambian university.


Villagers' petition starts after 'important' bus service reduced

04 September 2021
Villagers' petition starts after 'important' bus service reduced

Villagers' petition starts after 'important' bus service reduced

04 September 2021

A charity shop volunteer worker has started a petition after finding a ‘lifeline’ bus service for his village has been reduced.


The Suffolk town which has links to Dr Pepper and a hit BBC series

03 September 2021
The Suffolk town which has links to Dr Pepper and a hit BBC series

The Suffolk town which has links to Dr Pepper and a hit BBC series

03 September 2021

Dr Pepper, a BBC show and a nod to a famous resident are just some of the things to find on a new mural that has got everyone talking.


Roadworks: Here are some of the roads in Suffolk you will want to avoid

02 September 2021
Roadworks: Here are some of the roads in Suffolk you will want to avoid

Roadworks: Here are some of the roads in Suffolk you will want to avoid

02 September 2021

Here is a list of some of the roads and routes across Suffolk to avoid in the next couple of weeks.


This tucked away £1.1m new build could be just what you are looking for

01 September 2021
This tucked away £1.1m new build could be just what you are looking for

This tucked away £1.1m new build could be just what you are looking for

01 September 2021

Set behind a town street, this newly-built four-bedroom detached house is a gem of a property.


Death of man pulled from town river not being treated as suspicious

31 August 2021
Death of man pulled from town river not being treated as suspicious

Death of man pulled from town river not being treated as suspicious

31 August 2021

The death of a man who was pulled from a river on Thursday is not being treated as suspicious, police have said.


Runners' wedding plans finally make it to the finish line

29 August 2021
Runners' wedding plans finally make it to the finish line

Runners' wedding plans finally make it to the finish line

29 August 2021

Some say marriage is a marathon not a sprint, for two runners just getting to the altar took a year-long route and four times to get there.


Rolex stolen and 80-year-old man left with bruising following daylight robbery

27 August 2021
Rolex stolen and 80-year-old man left with bruising following daylight robbery

Rolex stolen and 80-year-old man left with bruising following daylight robbery

27 August 2021

An 80 year-old man sustained bruising and had his Rolex watch stolen in a robbery at the weekend.


Man dies after being found in town river

27 August 2021
Man dies after being found in town river

Man dies after being found in town river

27 August 2021

A man has died in hospital after being found in a river yesterday afternoon.


No bank holiday plans? Here are seven ideas for you and the family

27 August 2021
No bank holiday plans? Here are seven ideas for you and the family

No bank holiday plans? Here are seven ideas for you and the family

27 August 2021

Here are seven things you could do with the family this bank holiday.