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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.

What it was like to be a Games Maker at the London 2012 Olympics

03 August 2022
What it was like to be a Games Maker at the London 2012 Olympics

What it was like to be a Games Maker at the London 2012 Olympics

03 August 2022

10 years ago today digital editor Rebekah Chilvers began as a volunteer at the London 2012 Olympics and it was one of the best summers of her life.


From America to South Africa: These are the places around the world that share Suffolk names

26 July 2022
From America to South Africa: These are the places around the world that share Suffolk names

From America to South Africa: These are the places around the world that share Suffolk names

26 July 2022

Have you ever taken a glance at a world map and been surprised to see your hometown shares its name with somewhere in another country?


Podcast: Toll of pressure on hospital staff revealed

22 July 2022
Podcast: Toll of pressure on hospital staff revealed

Podcast: Toll of pressure on hospital staff revealed

22 July 2022

On the podcast, we discuss the news that the NHS trust which runs West Suffolk Hospital declared a critical internal incident last week.


Jewellery and cash stolen as house burgled

21 July 2022
Jewellery and cash stolen as house burgled

Jewellery and cash stolen as house burgled

21 July 2022

Burglars have stolen jewellery and a quantity of cash from a home.


Boy, 15, arrested on suspicion of arson after field fire

21 July 2022
Boy, 15, arrested on suspicion of arson after field fire

Boy, 15, arrested on suspicion of arson after field fire

21 July 2022

A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a field fire, making it the third blaze in the town being investigated as potential arson.


Properties saved as firefighters prevent field blaze from spreading

21 July 2022
Properties saved as firefighters prevent field blaze from spreading

Properties saved as firefighters prevent field blaze from spreading

21 July 2022

Firefighters tackling a crop fire last night saved nearby properties from potential devastation by preventing the blaze's spread.


Firefighters tackle two blazes overnight near Suffolk town

20 July 2022
Firefighters tackle two blazes overnight near Suffolk town

Firefighters tackle two blazes overnight near Suffolk town

20 July 2022

Fire crews spent hours tackling two blazes in villages near a Suffolk town overnight after the hottest day on record in the UK.


Large fire at park being investigated as potential arson

20 July 2022
Large fire at park being investigated as potential arson

Large fire at park being investigated as potential arson

20 July 2022

Officers are investigating a large fire at a park as a potential arson incident.


Fire crews sent to hazardous materials spill at industrial building

20 July 2022
Fire crews sent to hazardous materials spill at industrial building

Fire crews sent to hazardous materials spill at industrial building

20 July 2022

Firefighters were called to a hazardous materials spill at an industrial building yesterday evening.


A14 reopens after overnight closure for emergency repairs

20 July 2022
A14 reopens after overnight closure for emergency repairs

A14 reopens after overnight closure for emergency repairs

20 July 2022

The A14 in Suffolk has reopened after an overnight closure due to carriageway damage.


Police officers who tackled knifeman honoured for bravery at national awards

19 July 2022
Police officers who tackled knifeman honoured for bravery at national awards

Police officers who tackled knifeman honoured for bravery at national awards

19 July 2022

Two Suffolk police officers who tackled a knifeman as he made his way into a busy town centre have been recognised at a national awards ceremony.


Busy night for fire service as several blazes take hold on hottest day of the year

19 July 2022
Busy night for fire service as several blazes take hold on hottest day of the year

Busy night for fire service as several blazes take hold on hottest day of the year

19 July 2022

Firefighters were kept busy overnight as they tackled numerous blazes across Suffolk on what was the hottest day of the year so far.


Pizza chain set to open new branch in town with 'multiple restaurant' concept

18 July 2022
Pizza chain set to open new branch in town with 'multiple restaurant' concept

Pizza chain set to open new branch in town with 'multiple restaurant' concept

18 July 2022

A pizza chain is set to open a second branch in a town, with cocktails and fresh food set to create a 'multiple restaurant concept'.


Police identify man they wanted to speak to after bus incident

18 July 2022
Police identify man they wanted to speak to after bus incident

Police identify man they wanted to speak to after bus incident

18 July 2022

Police have identified a man they wanted to speak to in connection with an incident on a bus in February.


Fire crews called to warehouse blaze near port

18 July 2022
Fire crews called to warehouse blaze near port

Fire crews called to warehouse blaze near port

18 July 2022

A fire has broken out at a warehouse near a town's port.


Man dies after crash between two motorhomes on A14

18 July 2022
Man dies after crash between two motorhomes on A14

Man dies after crash between two motorhomes on A14

18 July 2022

A man has died after a crash on the A14 between two motorhomes yesterday afternoon.


Firefighters tackle stubble field blaze in village

15 July 2022
Firefighters tackle stubble field blaze in village

Firefighters tackle stubble field blaze in village

15 July 2022

Six fire crews have been called to a field blaze in a village.


Bin collections to start earlier next week due to heatwave

15 July 2022
Bin collections to start earlier next week due to heatwave

Bin collections to start earlier next week due to heatwave

15 July 2022

Bin collections will be starting earlier than usual in parts of Suffolk next week in the hope teams can avoid working in the hottest hours of the day.


New beach huts officially opened as part of plans to regenerate coastal town

15 July 2022
New beach huts officially opened as part of plans to regenerate coastal town

New beach huts officially opened as part of plans to regenerate coastal town

15 July 2022

A set of 72 new beach huts have been officially opened as part of plans to enhance a Suffolk town.


Man who learned to walk again shows gratitude to care team with 100 laps challenge

15 July 2022
Man who learned to walk again shows gratitude to care team with 100 laps challenge

Man who learned to walk again shows gratitude to care team with 100 laps challenge

15 July 2022

A man who is able to walk again thanks to specialist care has shown his gratitude to the team who provided him with life-changing assistance.