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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.

‘Everybody just wants the very best for the children’: Headteacher thanks community after school’s good Ofsted

19 June 2024
‘Everybody just wants the very best for the children’: Headteacher thanks community after school’s good Ofsted

‘Everybody just wants the very best for the children’: Headteacher thanks community after school’s good Ofsted

19 June 2024

A Suffolk primary school has been praised in its first Ofsted inspection since becoming an academy.


Suffolk arrest made in ongoing investigation into rape of man in Norwich

18 June 2024
Suffolk arrest made in ongoing investigation into rape of man in Norwich

Suffolk arrest made in ongoing investigation into rape of man in Norwich

18 June 2024

An arrest has been made in a Suffolk town following a police investigation into a rape in Norwich.


Meet the former rugby-playing reverend celebrating more than 30 years of church service

18 June 2024
Meet the former rugby-playing reverend celebrating more than 30 years of church service

Meet the former rugby-playing reverend celebrating more than 30 years of church service

18 June 2024

A former rugby-playing Suffolk minister has been honoured for serving his church community for more than three decades.


Body found in search for missing 60-year-old man

17 June 2024
Body found in search for missing 60-year-old man

Body found in search for missing 60-year-old man

17 June 2024

Police searching for a missing man in Santon Downham, near Thetford, have confirmed a body has been found.


Rich pickings as visitors go beyond garden gate at Suffolk open gardens event

17 June 2024
Rich pickings as visitors go beyond garden gate at Suffolk open gardens event

Rich pickings as visitors go beyond garden gate at Suffolk open gardens event

17 June 2024

Garden lovers did not miss the chance to take inspiration from some of the best in Eye at its open gardens weekend.


Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

16 June 2024
Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

16 June 2024

Here are some of the works going on in the next couple of weeks which could cause some delays to drivers.


Specialist teams searching for missing 60-year-old

15 June 2024
Specialist teams searching for missing 60-year-old

Specialist teams searching for missing 60-year-old

15 June 2024

Specialist police search teams are trying to trace a 60-year-old who went missing in Santon Downham, near Thetford.


Town foodbank director set to take on half marathon trolley dash

15 June 2024
Town foodbank director set to take on half marathon trolley dash

Town foodbank director set to take on half marathon trolley dash

15 June 2024

The director of town Foodbank is set to take on a half-marathon ‘Ultimate Trolley Dash’ and is calling on people to help contribute to his load.


Meet the seven-year-old Suffolk football player who racked up 70 goals in a season

15 June 2024
Meet the seven-year-old Suffolk football player who racked up 70 goals in a season

Meet the seven-year-old Suffolk football player who racked up 70 goals in a season

15 June 2024

A football-mad boy won the golden boot trophy for his Suffolk team, after scoring an incredible amount of goals.


Surprise party celebrates Suffolk shop manager Ollie’s 70th birthday

14 June 2024
Surprise party celebrates Suffolk shop manager Ollie’s 70th birthday

Surprise party celebrates Suffolk shop manager Ollie’s 70th birthday

14 June 2024

A surprise birthday party in the streets of Eye to celebrate one of its local celebrities took place at the start of the month.


Bury Free Press Community Awards: Wholesaler Thomas Ridley hopes to find ‘Food Heroes’

13 June 2024
Bury Free Press Community Awards: Wholesaler Thomas Ridley hopes to find ‘Food Heroes’

Bury Free Press Community Awards: Wholesaler Thomas Ridley hopes to find ‘Food Heroes’

13 June 2024

The operations director of a Rougham-based food and drink wholesaler hopes people will vote in the category his business is sponsoring.


Wife raises hundreds with charity football match in memory of husband

12 June 2024
Wife raises hundreds with charity football match in memory of husband

Wife raises hundreds with charity football match in memory of husband

12 June 2024

A football club secretary, manager and player has raised hundreds of pounds for charity in the memory of her husband who died last year.


Businessman chosen to lead board on £20million town investment

11 June 2024
Businessman chosen to lead board on £20million town investment

Businessman chosen to lead board on £20million town investment

11 June 2024

A Thetford businessman has been chosen to lead a new board set to help transform the town with £20million worth of investment.


Bury Free Press Community Awards: Funeral service looks for best community event

10 June 2024
Bury Free Press Community Awards: Funeral service looks for best community event

Bury Free Press Community Awards: Funeral service looks for best community event

10 June 2024

A returning Bury Free Press Community Awards sponsor has said it is great to come back and salute more heroes of the town and the surrounding area.


Duck producer puts forward plans for 17-acre solar farm

10 June 2024
Duck producer puts forward plans for 17-acre solar farm

Duck producer puts forward plans for 17-acre solar farm

10 June 2024

A Suffolk food producer, famous for its breed of duck, has put forward plans to create a 17-acre solar farm.


Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

09 June 2024
Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

09 June 2024

Here are some of the works going on in the next couple of weeks which could cause some delays to drivers.


Bury Free Press Community Awards are back!

06 June 2024
Bury Free Press Community Awards are back!

Bury Free Press Community Awards are back!

06 June 2024

The Bury Free Press Community Awards are back, celebrating community spirit and showcasing people who are driving our area in the right direction.


Cricket club bowled over by housing developer’s £2,000 donation

05 June 2024
Cricket club bowled over by housing developer’s £2,000 donation

Cricket club bowled over by housing developer’s £2,000 donation

05 June 2024

A Suffolk cricket team has been given a donation of £2,000 from a nearby housing developer.


Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

02 June 2024
Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

Here are some of Suffolk’s roadworks, closures and diversions for drivers in the coming weeks

02 June 2024

Here are some of the works going on in the next couple of weeks which could cause some delays to drivers.


Body found in woodland after appeal for missing man

29 May 2024
Body found in woodland after appeal for missing man

Body found in woodland after appeal for missing man

29 May 2024

A body has been found in woodland after police appealed for information on a missing man.