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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.

'I knew I had reached a point where looking after him was beyond my capability'

30 November 2021
'I knew I had reached a point where looking after him was beyond my capability'

'I knew I had reached a point where looking after him was beyond my capability'

30 November 2021

A bereaved mum who lost her 11-year-old son has called on Suffolk to support a hospice's Christmas challenge.


New name for Mid Suffolk's most popular free attraction is revealed

29 November 2021
New name for Mid Suffolk's most popular free attraction is revealed

New name for Mid Suffolk's most popular free attraction is revealed

29 November 2021

Councillors marked a ‘topping out’ ceremony of a new café and visitor centre by announcing its name following a public vote.


Man could face prison for attack on former partner after guilty plea

29 November 2021
Man could face prison for attack on former partner after guilty plea

Man could face prison for attack on former partner after guilty plea

29 November 2021

A man has been told he could potentially face jail time after admitting attacking his former partner at her Kennett home.


Handbag theft prompts police warning on car security

29 November 2021
Handbag theft prompts police warning on car security

Handbag theft prompts police warning on car security

29 November 2021

Motorists are being reminded to ensure their vehicles are locked after a handbag was stolen from the rear seat of a car.


Town man charged with possession of a weapon during police crackdown on knife crime

29 November 2021
Town man charged with possession of a weapon during police crackdown on knife crime

Town man charged with possession of a weapon during police crackdown on knife crime

29 November 2021

The force arrested 14 people and charged three during a week of action to tackle knife crime.


Footage of a large amount of fire crews seen at town factory site

27 November 2021
Footage of a large amount of fire crews seen at town factory site

Footage of a large amount of fire crews seen at town factory site

27 November 2021

A large fire service presence has been spotted at a large town factory tonight.


Town's Santa experience which has sold out opens its doors

27 November 2021
Town's Santa experience which has sold out opens its doors

Town's Santa experience which has sold out opens its doors

27 November 2021

The Bury Santa Experience has been launched, with more than 2,000 children's tickets bought for the sold-out event.


Beer and cider festival gives to good causes and announces 30th anniversary details

26 November 2021
Beer and cider festival gives to good causes and announces 30th anniversary details

Beer and cider festival gives to good causes and announces 30th anniversary details

26 November 2021

Organisers of the record-breaking festival give a share of £30,000 to charities and good causes and announce details for next year's special event.


Town-born author returns to her roots with new wildlife book

25 November 2021
Town-born author returns to her roots with new wildlife book

Town-born author returns to her roots with new wildlife book

25 November 2021

A journalist, blogger and wildlife campaigner is returning home on Saturday with her new book.


Podcast: Rats invade estate and explorer does Amazon first

25 November 2021
Podcast: Rats invade estate and explorer does Amazon first

Podcast: Rats invade estate and explorer does Amazon first

25 November 2021

In today's podcast, residents complain about rats and an explorer completes an uncharted 253-mile trek.


Town parents start community youth project after attack on daughter

25 November 2021
Town parents start community youth project after attack on daughter

Town parents start community youth project after attack on daughter

25 November 2021

A couple whose 12-year-old daughter was videoed being attacked by bullies have set up a community project creating a safe place for children.


Roadworks in five Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

25 November 2021
Roadworks in five Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

Roadworks in five Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

25 November 2021

Here are some of the roadworks, road closures and diversions that could cause some Suffolk drivers delays.


Man admits manslaughter after fatal stabbing

19 November 2021
Man admits manslaughter after fatal stabbing

Man admits manslaughter after fatal stabbing

19 November 2021

A 19-year-old man has admitted manslaughter following the fatal stabbing of a man.


Christmas countdown begins as town's Christmas lights event opens

18 November 2021
Christmas countdown begins as town's Christmas lights event opens

Christmas countdown begins as town's Christmas lights event opens

18 November 2021

Fairground rides, stilt walkers and Father Christmas himself were at the opening of a town's festive lights event today.


Muntjac put down after railings rescue attempt

18 November 2021
Muntjac put down after railings rescue attempt

Muntjac put down after railings rescue attempt

18 November 2021

A Muntjac deer who became trapped in railings yesterday has been put down, Suffolk Rural, Wildlife and Heritage Policing Team has confirmed.


Roadworks in eight Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

18 November 2021
Roadworks in eight Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

Roadworks in eight Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

18 November 2021

Here are some of the roadworks, road closures and diversions that could cause some Suffolk drivers delays.


Town's winter beer festival is launched

17 November 2021
Town's winter beer festival is launched

Town's winter beer festival is launched

17 November 2021

The town's Constitutional Club and a branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) have teamed to host the town's first annual winter beer festival.


Hospice announces appointment of new chief executive

17 November 2021
Hospice announces appointment of new chief executive

Hospice announces appointment of new chief executive

17 November 2021

The new chief executive for St Nicholas Hospice Care has been announced.


Cathedral service to remember homeless lives lost during pandemic

17 November 2021
Cathedral service to remember homeless lives lost during pandemic

Cathedral service to remember homeless lives lost during pandemic

17 November 2021

A service to remember the lives of nine homeless people who died during the pandemic will be taken on Saturday.


Councillor calls for rethink after halt to village bus service

17 November 2021
Councillor calls for rethink after halt to village bus service

Councillor calls for rethink after halt to village bus service

17 November 2021

A Suffolk councillor has called on a bus company to help villagers who he says have been ‘abandoned’ after it halted its service due to roadworks.