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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.

Police called to anti-vaccination protest at pharmacy

21 January 2022
Police called to anti-vaccination protest at pharmacy

Police called to anti-vaccination protest at pharmacy

21 January 2022

Police responded to reports of an anti-vaccination protest at a pharmacy in Suffolk.


Driver sought after cyclist knocked out by car door

21 January 2022
Driver sought after cyclist knocked out by car door

Driver sought after cyclist knocked out by car door

21 January 2022

Police want to speak to a driver after a cyclist was knocked out during a crash this week.


Woman kicked and punched by man in daylight attack on bridge

21 January 2022
Woman kicked and punched by man in daylight attack on bridge

Woman kicked and punched by man in daylight attack on bridge

21 January 2022

A young woman was kicked and punched by a man in a daylight attack on a bridge in a Suffolk town last week.


Police issue dispersal order in town for fourth time in a month

20 January 2022
Police issue dispersal order in town for fourth time in a month

Police issue dispersal order in town for fourth time in a month

20 January 2022

Police in a Suffolk town have issued a dispersal order in the town centre for the fourth time in a month following anti-social behaviour problems.


Podcast: Suffolk area loses a fifth of its NHS dentists in a year

20 January 2022
Podcast: Suffolk area loses a fifth of its NHS dentists in a year

Podcast: Suffolk area loses a fifth of its NHS dentists in a year

20 January 2022

In the podcast, we have the news that one part of Suffolk saw the third highest drop in NHS dentists across the whole of England over the last year.


Suffolk police officer sent inappropriate texts to vulnerable woman

20 January 2022
Suffolk police officer sent inappropriate texts to vulnerable woman

Suffolk police officer sent inappropriate texts to vulnerable woman

20 January 2022

A Suffolk police officer who sent inappropriate text messages to a vulnerable woman has been handed a final written warning.


Witnesses sought after attempted break-in at Suffolk village home

20 January 2022
Witnesses sought after attempted break-in at Suffolk village home

Witnesses sought after attempted break-in at Suffolk village home

20 January 2022

Police are seeking witnesses after an attempted burglary at a property in a Suffolk village earlier this week.


Road closed for several hours after serious crash expected to reopen shortly

19 January 2022
Road closed for several hours after serious crash expected to reopen shortly

Road closed for several hours after serious crash expected to reopen shortly

19 January 2022

A Suffolk road which has been closed for several hours after a serious crash is expected to reopen shortly, officers have said.


Flood alerts issued for coastal parts of Suffolk

19 January 2022
Flood alerts issued for coastal parts of Suffolk

Flood alerts issued for coastal parts of Suffolk

19 January 2022

Residents in coastal areas of Suffolk have been warned that flooding is possible this evening as a number of flood alerts have been issued.


Woman who spent thousands of pounds using care home residents' bank cards spared jail

19 January 2022
Woman who spent thousands of pounds using care home residents' bank cards spared jail

Woman who spent thousands of pounds using care home residents' bank cards spared jail

19 January 2022

A woman who used care home residents' bank cards to spend thousands of pounds has avoided jail.


Road closure fees to be waived for street parties celebrating Queen's Jubilee

18 January 2022
Road closure fees to be waived for street parties celebrating Queen's Jubilee

Road closure fees to be waived for street parties celebrating Queen's Jubilee

18 January 2022

Anyone organising street parties in Suffolk to mark The Queen's Platinum Jubilee will not have to pay fees if they need to apply for a road closure.


Fire crews tackle building blaze in Suffolk village

17 January 2022
Fire crews tackle building blaze in Suffolk village

Fire crews tackle building blaze in Suffolk village

17 January 2022

Firefighters have been called to a building which is well alight in a Suffolk village.


A14 reopens several hours after lorry crash

17 January 2022
A14 reopens several hours after lorry crash

A14 reopens several hours after lorry crash

17 January 2022

A major road has reopened several hours after a three-vehicle collision which saw a lorry leave the carriageway and crash into trees.


Prolific burglar who stole more than £13,000 worth of goods during Suffolk crime spree is jailed

17 January 2022
Prolific burglar who stole more than £13,000 worth of goods during Suffolk crime spree is jailed

Prolific burglar who stole more than £13,000 worth of goods during Suffolk crime spree is jailed

17 January 2022

A 'prolific night-time burglar' who admitted a crime spree which saw him break into numerous businesses and homes across Suffolk has been jailed.


Podcast: Protest to call for Boris Johnson to resign over Downing Street parties

14 January 2022
Podcast: Protest to call for Boris Johnson to resign over Downing Street parties

Podcast: Protest to call for Boris Johnson to resign over Downing Street parties

14 January 2022

In the podcast, we have the news of a protest to be held in Suffolk calling for the resignation of Boris Johnson over the latest party scandal.


'Boot out Boris Johnson' protest set to be held in town following latest Downing Street party revelations

14 January 2022
'Boot out Boris Johnson' protest set to be held in town following latest Downing Street party revelations

'Boot out Boris Johnson' protest set to be held in town following latest Downing Street party revelations

14 January 2022

Protestors are set to gather in Suffolk calling for the Prime Minister to resign over the latest Downing Street party revelations.


Witnesses sought after car stolen from driveway in Suffolk town

13 January 2022
Witnesses sought after car stolen from driveway in Suffolk town

Witnesses sought after car stolen from driveway in Suffolk town

13 January 2022

A Mercedes car was stolen from the driveway of a house this week, prompting police to appeal for witnesses.


Suffolk MP supports Prime Minister after 'sincere' apology over garden party

13 January 2022
Suffolk MP supports Prime Minister after 'sincere' apology over garden party

Suffolk MP supports Prime Minister after 'sincere' apology over garden party

13 January 2022

A Suffolk MP has shown her support for Boris Johnson after he apologised for attending a garden party while the country was in lockdown in May 2020.


Police called to property after 'unexplained' sudden death

12 January 2022
Police called to property after 'unexplained' sudden death

Police called to property after 'unexplained' sudden death

12 January 2022

Police were called to reports of the sudden death of a woman at an address in Suffolk.


Suffolk man appears at Scottish court accused of stalking

12 January 2022
Suffolk man appears at Scottish court accused of stalking

Suffolk man appears at Scottish court accused of stalking

12 January 2022

A Suffolk man has appeared at a court in Scotland accused of stalking.