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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.

Organisation prepares for 'new horizon' as rules change in national competition

25 January 2022
Organisation prepares for 'new horizon' as rules change in national competition

Organisation prepares for 'new horizon' as rules change in national competition

25 January 2022

A town coordinator has spoken about how Britain in Bloom rule changes, a first in the competition's 58 year history, will affect his organisation.


Popular performer hits magic number for YouTube award

25 January 2022
Popular performer hits magic number for YouTube award

Popular performer hits magic number for YouTube award

25 January 2022

A magician has been given an award by YouTube after passing 100,000 subscribers for his channel on the social media platform.


HGV issues on town estate rolls on after council responds

24 January 2022
HGV issues on town estate rolls on after council responds

HGV issues on town estate rolls on after council responds

24 January 2022

Residents have complained that a large number of HGVs were using the estate’s roads since a relief road connecting it to the A14 was opened.


MP visits town substance misuse service

21 January 2022
MP visits town substance misuse service

MP visits town substance misuse service

21 January 2022

The MP was able to see the work done by the substance misuse service yesterday.


Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

20 January 2022
Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

20 January 2022

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


Podcast: Council's apology for rent bill error and Winterwatch comes to county

18 January 2022
Podcast: Council's apology for rent bill error and Winterwatch comes to county

Podcast: Council's apology for rent bill error and Winterwatch comes to county

18 January 2022

In today's podcast we also discuss Suffolk Constabulary's Covid-19 related fine figures.


Hospital ends internal critical incident due to reduction in staff absences

17 January 2022
Hospital ends internal critical incident due to reduction in staff absences

Hospital ends internal critical incident due to reduction in staff absences

17 January 2022

Directors at the hospital's trust declared the status at the start of the month due to the demand on services.


Group's £10,000 fund-raiser to complete project commemorating Flying Fortress bomber crews

15 January 2022
Group's £10,000 fund-raiser to complete project commemorating Flying Fortress bomber crews

Group's £10,000 fund-raiser to complete project commemorating Flying Fortress bomber crews

15 January 2022

The co-ordinator of Bury in Bloom is hoping fundraising can help finish off a project commemorating brave World War Two bomber crews.


Roadworks in seven Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

13 January 2022
Roadworks in seven Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

Roadworks in seven Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

13 January 2022

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


Podcast: County facing 'cancer catastrophe' and a lethal crossroad is set to be made safer

11 January 2022
Podcast: County facing 'cancer catastrophe' and a lethal crossroad is set to be made safer

Podcast: County facing 'cancer catastrophe' and a lethal crossroad is set to be made safer

11 January 2022

In today's podcast we also discuss bus passengers changing their schedule and a city place being found for expansion of a popular town restaurant.


These are the strangest items left behind in some of Suffolk's Travelodge hotels in the last year

10 January 2022
These are the strangest items left behind in some of Suffolk's Travelodge hotels in the last year

These are the strangest items left behind in some of Suffolk's Travelodge hotels in the last year

10 January 2022

The annual lost and found audit for the budget hotel chain has revealed some interesting items left behind.


Do you have relatives on this huge family tree featuring names from over 200 years ago?

08 January 2022
Do you have relatives on this huge family tree featuring names from over 200 years ago?

Do you have relatives on this huge family tree featuring names from over 200 years ago?

08 January 2022

A woman is looking for someone who may have a connection to a family tree she found dating back to 1798.


Woman, 72, scales town hill 1,000 times for charities

07 January 2022
Woman, 72, scales town hill 1,000 times for charities

Woman, 72, scales town hill 1,000 times for charities

07 January 2022

Vasanti set herself the challenge over a year, but completed it in just nine months.


Cathedral to celebrate Plough Sunday with traditional tractor and plough blessing

07 January 2022
Cathedral to celebrate Plough Sunday with traditional tractor and plough blessing

Cathedral to celebrate Plough Sunday with traditional tractor and plough blessing

07 January 2022

The ancient service of celebrating the start of the agricultural year is set to take place this weekend.


Hospital bosses under fire after mum, 77, left outside A&E on cold night for over an hour

07 January 2022
Hospital bosses under fire after mum, 77, left outside A&E on cold night for over an hour

Hospital bosses under fire after mum, 77, left outside A&E on cold night for over an hour

07 January 2022

Anger has been aimed at the management of the hospital after a 77-year-old mother was left outside for more than an hour to be triaged.


Podcast: Trial of father-of-five accused of murdering wife is discontinued

06 January 2022
Podcast: Trial of father-of-five accused of murdering wife is discontinued

Podcast: Trial of father-of-five accused of murdering wife is discontinued

06 January 2022

Also in today's podcast, we discuss how plans for a coastal beach hut village have halted and concerns raised after two town schools are set to close.


'He was my dad, hero and a legend' - tribute to former football club chairman and pub landlord

06 January 2022
'He was my dad, hero and a legend' - tribute to former football club chairman and pub landlord

'He was my dad, hero and a legend' - tribute to former football club chairman and pub landlord

06 January 2022

"He was also the life and soul of the party as well as the community and people loved that about him."


Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

06 January 2022
Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

06 January 2022

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


Prisoner caught by police after more than three weeks on the run

02 January 2022
Prisoner caught by police after more than three weeks on the run

Prisoner caught by police after more than three weeks on the run

02 January 2022

He was serving a five year sentence for burglary and fraud offences.


Man charged for town incident after pair were injured

02 January 2022
Man charged for town incident after pair were injured

Man charged for town incident after pair were injured

02 January 2022

A man has been charged following an incident at a town property yesterday where two people were injured.