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Rebekah Chilvers trained on the Lynn News before moving over to launch Suffolk News in 2020 as one of its two news editors.

Podcast: Lorry driver who caused hitchhiker‘s death avoids jail

26 November 2021
Podcast: Lorry driver who caused hitchhiker‘s death avoids jail

Podcast: Lorry driver who caused hitchhiker‘s death avoids jail

26 November 2021

In the podcast, we have the news that a lorry driver who caused the death of a hitchhiker by careless driving has been handed a suspended sentence.


A14 lane reopens after two-vehicle crash

24 November 2021
A14 lane reopens after two-vehicle crash

A14 lane reopens after two-vehicle crash

24 November 2021

A lane of the A14 between two Suffolk towns has reopened following a collision between two vehicles.


Electric mountain bike stolen in garage burglary

22 November 2021
Electric mountain bike stolen in garage burglary

Electric mountain bike stolen in garage burglary

22 November 2021

Police are seeking witnesses after an electric mountain bicycle was stolen from a garage during a burglary last week.


Woman arrested in connection with attack on teenage boy in church grounds

22 November 2021
Woman arrested in connection with attack on teenage boy in church grounds

Woman arrested in connection with attack on teenage boy in church grounds

22 November 2021

A woman has been arrested in connection with an attack in the grounds of a church which left a teenage boy needing hospital treatment.


Queens from latest RuPaul's Drag Race UK series bringing tour to Suffolk next year

22 November 2021
Queens from latest RuPaul's Drag Race UK series bringing tour to Suffolk next year

Queens from latest RuPaul's Drag Race UK series bringing tour to Suffolk next year

22 November 2021

Contestants from the latest series of RuPaul's Drag Race UK will sashay their way to Suffolk when they bring their tour to the county next year.


How Suffolk residents have been supporting Children in Need

19 November 2021
How Suffolk residents have been supporting Children in Need

How Suffolk residents have been supporting Children in Need

19 November 2021

People across Suffolk have been donning fancy dress, tackling sports challenges and selling bakes to show their support for Children in Need.


Former hospital worker jailed for sexual offences against children

19 November 2021
Former hospital worker jailed for sexual offences against children

Former hospital worker jailed for sexual offences against children

19 November 2021

A man who admitted a series of sexual offences involving children as well as impersonating a police officer has been jailed.


Electricity cables knocked down after car crashes into telegraph pole

17 November 2021
Electricity cables knocked down after car crashes into telegraph pole

Electricity cables knocked down after car crashes into telegraph pole

17 November 2021

Emergency services were called to a Suffolk village after a car collided with a telegraph pole, which caused electricity wires left hanging down.


BBC Look East presenter Amelia Reynolds reveals bowel cancer diagnosis

17 November 2021
BBC Look East presenter Amelia Reynolds reveals bowel cancer diagnosis

BBC Look East presenter Amelia Reynolds reveals bowel cancer diagnosis

17 November 2021

Look East's Amelia Reynolds has revealed she was diagnosed with bowel cancer earlier this year as she praised 'wonderful' hospital teams.


Banksy artwork which was on Suffolk wall to go up for sale via US auctioneers

16 November 2021
Banksy artwork which was on Suffolk wall to go up for sale via US auctioneers

Banksy artwork which was on Suffolk wall to go up for sale via US auctioneers

16 November 2021

An artwork by renowned graffiti artist Banksy which was spray-painted on a shop wall will go up for sale via auctioneers in the US.


Cyclist slapped in face during alleged racially-motivated attempted robbery

15 November 2021
Cyclist slapped in face during alleged racially-motivated attempted robbery

Cyclist slapped in face during alleged racially-motivated attempted robbery

15 November 2021

A cyclist was slapped in the face leaving a red mark in what police believe was a racially-motivated attempted robbery.


Podcast: Community rallies round family after house gutted by fire and light at end of tunnel over Covid

12 November 2021
Podcast: Community rallies round family after house gutted by fire and light at end of tunnel over Covid

Podcast: Community rallies round family after house gutted by fire and light at end of tunnel over Covid

12 November 2021

In the podcast, we have the news that a family has been left overwhelmed by support following a devastating fire which gutted their home.


Barack Obama shares drumming prodigy Nandi's music video on climate change

11 November 2021
Barack Obama shares drumming prodigy Nandi's music video on climate change

Barack Obama shares drumming prodigy Nandi's music video on climate change

11 November 2021

Former US president Barack Obama has shared a music video by drumming prodigy Nandi Bushell which raises awareness of climate change.


Three people treated for smoke inhalation after fire at block of flats

10 November 2021
Three people treated for smoke inhalation after fire at block of flats

Three people treated for smoke inhalation after fire at block of flats

10 November 2021

Nine fire crews have been sent to the scene of a blaze in a block of flats, which left three people needing treatment for smoke inhalation.


Woman found unconscious on pavement after attempted sexual assault

10 November 2021
Woman found unconscious on pavement after attempted sexual assault

Woman found unconscious on pavement after attempted sexual assault

10 November 2021

A woman was found unconscious having been hit on the head in an attempted sexual assault in a village.


Pop and disco legends among line-up announced for popular festival

08 November 2021
Pop and disco legends among line-up announced for popular festival

Pop and disco legends among line-up announced for popular festival

08 November 2021

Some of the biggest names in pop, funk, soul, disco and R&B are among the acts announced for a popular festival next year.


Disruption to rail services after person hit by train

08 November 2021
Disruption to rail services after person hit by train

Disruption to rail services after person hit by train

08 November 2021

There has been disruption to rail services in Suffolk after a person was hit by a train in Essex.


Urgent reform needed for 'degrading' benefits system for people living with terminal illnesses, charities say

08 November 2021
Urgent reform needed for 'degrading' benefits system for people living with terminal illnesses, charities say

Urgent reform needed for 'degrading' benefits system for people living with terminal illnesses, charities say

08 November 2021

The benefits system for people living with a terminal illness needs urgent reform, end-of-life charities have said.


Suffolk's most dangerous neighbourhoods revealed

07 November 2021
Suffolk's most dangerous neighbourhoods revealed

Suffolk's most dangerous neighbourhoods revealed

07 November 2021

Thousands of crimes are reported to police in Suffolk each month, including anti-social behaviour, burglary and violent offences.


Firefighters called to village as car blaze spreads to roof of property

05 November 2021
Firefighters called to village as car blaze spreads to roof of property

Firefighters called to village as car blaze spreads to roof of property

05 November 2021

Fire crews were sent to the scene of a car blaze which spread to the roof of a home in a village.