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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.

Councillors set to fund more town visits from Dentaid

12 August 2022
Councillors set to fund more town visits from Dentaid

Councillors set to fund more town visits from Dentaid

12 August 2022

"The rot of the dental system here set in about five or six years ago and has only got worse."


Town train station's £1.6million makeover officially opened today

12 August 2022
Town train station's £1.6million makeover officially opened today

Town train station's £1.6million makeover officially opened today

12 August 2022

A new entrance, larger booking hall, ticketing hub and two new retail units are part of the station's new look unveiled today.


Major road reopens after six acre verge fire

12 August 2022
Major road reopens after six acre verge fire

Major road reopens after six acre verge fire

12 August 2022

The A14 which was closed east and westbound as fire crews fought a blaze on the verge of the road has reopened.


Podcast: Blue badge abuser ordered to pay more than £3,000

11 August 2022
Podcast: Blue badge abuser ordered to pay more than £3,000

Podcast: Blue badge abuser ordered to pay more than £3,000

11 August 2022

Also in today's podcast, sepsis survivor comes home as fundraiser tops £7,000 and free WiFi in two more Suffolk towns.


Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

11 August 2022
Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

Roadworks in six Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

11 August 2022

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


Royal Horticultural Society judges come to town

10 August 2022
Royal Horticultural Society judges come to town

Royal Horticultural Society judges come to town

10 August 2022

Judges from the UK’s largest community gardening competition visited this week as the town competed in its finals for the first time since 2018.


Suffolk medical charity to host cricket fundraiser this weekend

10 August 2022
Suffolk medical charity to host cricket fundraiser this weekend

Suffolk medical charity to host cricket fundraiser this weekend

10 August 2022

Since it was set up in May 1972, SARS volunteer responders have been mobilised to nearly 19,000 incidents and helped save countless lives.


Outdoor cinema announced as part of council's summer of entertainment

10 August 2022
Outdoor cinema announced as part of council's summer of entertainment

Outdoor cinema announced as part of council's summer of entertainment

10 August 2022

Outdoor showings of film favourites such as Grease, The Greatest Showman and Encanto are coming to town as part of a summer events programme.


Tools and diesel taken from village container

09 August 2022
Tools and diesel taken from village container

Tools and diesel taken from village container

09 August 2022

The unit which was broken into last week was being used as an office.


College competition seeks out junior chefs to cook up a storm

09 August 2022
College competition seeks out junior chefs to cook up a storm

College competition seeks out junior chefs to cook up a storm

09 August 2022

The competition, aimed at 10 to 15-year-olds, hopes to inspire the next generation with a brilliant prize.


'Our upstairs was completely ruined': Flood-hit family suffer second setback

08 August 2022
'Our upstairs was completely ruined': Flood-hit family suffer second setback

'Our upstairs was completely ruined': Flood-hit family suffer second setback

08 August 2022

An insurance company has pledged to ‘learn’ from a case involving a family whose return to their dream home wrecked by flooding is further away.


Meet the conservationist fighting to save the planet's wildlife after taking top role

07 August 2022
Meet the conservationist fighting to save the planet's wildlife after taking top role

Meet the conservationist fighting to save the planet's wildlife after taking top role

07 August 2022

A conservationist who has helped tigers, gorillas and elephants in Africa and Asia is the first woman to take a top role at a wildlife society.


Men charged with pair of petrol station armed raids

05 August 2022
Men charged with pair of petrol station armed raids

Men charged with pair of petrol station armed raids

05 August 2022

The knifepoint robberies happened within eight days of each other at the petrol station.


Port workers set to strike after pay deal talks fail

05 August 2022
Port workers set to strike after pay deal talks fail

Port workers set to strike after pay deal talks fail

05 August 2022

More than 1,900 workers at the UK's largest container port are set for eight days of strike action.


Roadworks in seven Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

05 August 2022
Roadworks in seven Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

Roadworks in seven Suffolk towns you may want to avoid

05 August 2022

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


Police appeal to trace missing 'vulnerable' woman

04 August 2022
Police appeal to trace missing 'vulnerable' woman

Police appeal to trace missing 'vulnerable' woman

04 August 2022

Police are appealing for information as there are concerns for her welfare.


Podcast: Popular village fireworks night loses long standing venue

04 August 2022
Podcast: Popular village fireworks night loses long standing venue

Podcast: Popular village fireworks night loses long standing venue

04 August 2022

Also on today's podcast, a drummer of town's music scene is remembered and Ben Nevis barrel climb for RAF team


'This has gone on too long': Community blighted by years of power problems

04 August 2022
'This has gone on too long': Community blighted by years of power problems

'This has gone on too long': Community blighted by years of power problems

04 August 2022

An electrician has taken residents concerns to a power network company after regular power cuts have been causing disruption for years.


Crews deal with fire at popular country park

03 August 2022
Crews deal with fire at popular country park

Crews deal with fire at popular country park

03 August 2022

Fire crews attended a Suffolk beauty spot this afternoon after a report of a small fire on the site.


Town centre car park to partially close next week

03 August 2022
Town centre car park to partially close next week

Town centre car park to partially close next week

03 August 2022

The routine maintenance will include repainting lining, such as directional arrows, and hatchings.