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Paul Derrick is head of news on the Bury Free Press and has been on the title for more than a decade.

Chief Constable outlines police action on street drinking, burglaries and anti-social behaviour

20 June 2022
Chief Constable outlines police action on street drinking, burglaries and anti-social behaviour

Chief Constable outlines police action on street drinking, burglaries and anti-social behaviour

20 June 2022

Suffolk's Chief Constable Steve Jupp has spoken of the action taken by police in recent weeks to crackdown on crime.


Van driver attacked in road rage incident

16 June 2022
Van driver attacked in road rage incident

Van driver attacked in road rage incident

16 June 2022

A van driver was punched in the face by a motorcyclist during a road rage incident in a town.


Missing pensioner last seen in forest is found

16 June 2022
Missing pensioner last seen in forest is found

Missing pensioner last seen in forest is found

16 June 2022

A 68-year-old man who was reported missing in the Dunwich area yesterday has been found.


Revealed: The number of repairs made to roads and paths in this town centre

16 June 2022
Revealed: The number of repairs made to roads and paths in this town centre

Revealed: The number of repairs made to roads and paths in this town centre

16 June 2022

After complaints over the state of the highways in a town centre, we uncover how many repairs have been made since 2018.


Police 'very concerned' for missing pensioner

15 June 2022
Police 'very concerned' for missing pensioner

Police 'very concerned' for missing pensioner

15 June 2022

Police are appealing for help to find a 68-year-old man.


Council criticised after second successful legal challenge over plans for village site

15 June 2022
Council criticised after second successful legal challenge over plans for village site

Council criticised after second successful legal challenge over plans for village site

15 June 2022

A council is under fire for 'failing to take account' of a site's planning history after a successful legal challenge over plans for a large garage.


Tributes to 'determined and loving' nursing pioneer who helped found hospice

15 June 2022
Tributes to 'determined and loving' nursing pioneer who helped found hospice

Tributes to 'determined and loving' nursing pioneer who helped found hospice

15 June 2022

An inspirational nurse whose vision helped launch a town's hospice has died aged 89.


Missing teenager found after police appeal

14 June 2022
Missing teenager found after police appeal

Missing teenager found after police appeal

14 June 2022

A missing 15-year-old girl has been found safe.


Man in 70s dies in car crash

13 June 2022
Man in 70s dies in car crash

Man in 70s dies in car crash

13 June 2022

A pensioner has died after a single vehicle collision at the weekend.


Five arrested over murder of Simon Dobbin released under investigation

13 June 2022
Five arrested over murder of Simon Dobbin released under investigation

Five arrested over murder of Simon Dobbin released under investigation

13 June 2022

Simon Dobbin died five years after he was left permanently brain damaged in an attack by a gang of football hooligans.


Police reunite two toddlers with their family

13 June 2022
Police reunite two toddlers with their family

Police reunite two toddlers with their family

13 June 2022

Following a police appeal on social media, two young girls have been reunited with their family.


Over 60 eggs for sale to help elderly neighbours stolen and smashed

13 June 2022
Over 60 eggs for sale to help elderly neighbours stolen and smashed

Over 60 eggs for sale to help elderly neighbours stolen and smashed

13 June 2022

A resident, who sells eggs from a cool box outside her home to helps others, found between 60 and 70 broken on the ground.


Remembering when this school celebrated its 60th anniversary

13 June 2022
Remembering when this school celebrated its 60th anniversary

Remembering when this school celebrated its 60th anniversary

13 June 2022

In today's nostalgia we go back to 1997 when pupils sampled pre-war education – and liked much of what they saw.


Police shut road after motorbike crash

12 June 2022
Police shut road after motorbike crash

Police shut road after motorbike crash

12 June 2022

Police are at the scene of a crash involving a motorbike.


Firefighters battle blaze which gutted car

12 June 2022
Firefighters battle blaze which gutted car

Firefighters battle blaze which gutted car

12 June 2022

Emergency services received multiple calls to a car fire in the early hours.


Looking back to when town gave Princess Royal a warm welcome

12 June 2022
Looking back to when town gave Princess Royal a warm welcome

Looking back to when town gave Princess Royal a warm welcome

12 June 2022

In today's nostalgia, we look back to 1952 when the Princess Royal visited a town to present new colours to the Red Cross Suffolk branch.


Do you remember town's young canny collector Joshua?

11 June 2022
Do you remember town's young canny collector Joshua?

Do you remember town's young canny collector Joshua?

11 June 2022

In today's nostalgia we go back to 1995 when an enterprising boy paid his own way to Scout camp by collecting thousands of aluminium cans.


Person dies after being hit by train

10 June 2022
Person dies after being hit by train

Person dies after being hit by train

10 June 2022

The British Transport Police were called to reports of a casualty on the tracks.


Five men arrested on suspicion of murder of football fan Simon Dobbin

10 June 2022
Five men arrested on suspicion of murder of football fan Simon Dobbin

Five men arrested on suspicion of murder of football fan Simon Dobbin

10 June 2022

Detectives investigating the death of a man left permanently brain damaged in an attack by football hooligans have arrested five men.


Remembering when communities enjoyed a right Royal knees up for all

10 June 2022
Remembering when communities enjoyed a right Royal knees up for all

Remembering when communities enjoyed a right Royal knees up for all

10 June 2022

After the Platinum Jubilee festivities we're transporting you back 10 years to 2012 when it was parties galore to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.