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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.

Suffolk's most dangerous neighbourhoods revealed

14 May 2022
Suffolk's most dangerous neighbourhoods revealed

Suffolk's most dangerous neighbourhoods revealed

14 May 2022

Thousands of crimes are reported to police in Suffolk each month – but where are the worst hotspots for recorded crimes in the county?


Podcast: Teenager locked up after attempted armed robbery

13 May 2022
Podcast: Teenager locked up after attempted armed robbery

Podcast: Teenager locked up after attempted armed robbery

13 May 2022

On the podcast, a teenager who threatened a shop worker with an imitation gun has been locked up for two years.


Watch the moment teen threatens shop worker with imitation gun

13 May 2022
Watch the moment teen threatens shop worker with imitation gun

Watch the moment teen threatens shop worker with imitation gun

13 May 2022

A teenager who threatened a shop worker with an imitation gun and a knife has been sentenced to more than two years' detention.


Fire destroys workshop on village farm

13 May 2022
Fire destroys workshop on village farm

Fire destroys workshop on village farm

13 May 2022

A fire has ripped through a workshop in a Suffolk village this afternoon.


University recognised for impact of 'internationally excellent' research

12 May 2022
University recognised for impact of 'internationally excellent' research

University recognised for impact of 'internationally excellent' research

12 May 2022

Officials at the University of Suffolk have expressed their 'delight' at being recognised on an international level for their research capabilities.


Road shut after hay bales on lorry catch fire

10 May 2022
Road shut after hay bales on lorry catch fire

Road shut after hay bales on lorry catch fire

10 May 2022

A road between two Suffolk towns has been closed after hay bales being transported by a lorry caught fire.


Podcast: ’We’re starting from scratch but we’re all safe’

06 May 2022
Podcast: ’We’re starting from scratch but we’re all safe’

Podcast: ’We’re starting from scratch but we’re all safe’

06 May 2022

First on the podcast, and a family who lost their home in a fire have described people’s kindness as ‘incredible’ as they start from scratch.


Man pleads guilty to Class A drug dealing offences in town

06 May 2022
Man pleads guilty to Class A drug dealing offences in town

Man pleads guilty to Class A drug dealing offences in town

06 May 2022

A man has admitted Class A drug dealing offences, after being arrested earlier this week.


Dinghy boat stolen from mooring on Suffolk river

06 May 2022
Dinghy boat stolen from mooring on Suffolk river

Dinghy boat stolen from mooring on Suffolk river

06 May 2022

A dinghy boat which was moored along a Suffolk river has been stolen, prompting police to appeal for witnesses.


Coastal town now has free public WiFi in bid to boost local economy

06 May 2022
Coastal town now has free public WiFi in bid to boost local economy

Coastal town now has free public WiFi in bid to boost local economy

06 May 2022

Free public WiFi has been launched in a town as part of a council's range of projects aiming to boost the local economy by attracting more visitors.


Lions return to zoo after storm damaged enclosure repaired

05 May 2022
Lions return to zoo after storm damaged enclosure repaired

Lions return to zoo after storm damaged enclosure repaired

05 May 2022

A Suffolk zoo is celebrating the return of its pride of lions which had to be moved when fallen trees damaged the enclosure fencing in February.


Missing family including heavily pregnant mother could be in Suffolk

04 May 2022
Missing family including heavily pregnant mother could be in Suffolk

Missing family including heavily pregnant mother could be in Suffolk

04 May 2022

A family, including a heavily pregnant mother and two children, who have been reported missing from their Manchester home could be in Suffolk.


Primary school business manager who used public money to fund luxury lifestyle sentenced

04 May 2022
Primary school business manager who used public money to fund luxury lifestyle sentenced

Primary school business manager who used public money to fund luxury lifestyle sentenced

04 May 2022

A business manager for a Suffolk primary school who spent more than £13,000 using its purchasing card has avoided jail.


Dashcam footage showing moments before fatal crash released after driver jailed

04 May 2022
Dashcam footage showing moments before fatal crash released after driver jailed

Dashcam footage showing moments before fatal crash released after driver jailed

04 May 2022

Police have released unedited dashcam footage of the moments leading up to a fatal crash which killed a great grandfather.


Car engulfed in flames on A12 lay-by

04 May 2022
Car engulfed in flames on A12 lay-by

Car engulfed in flames on A12 lay-by

04 May 2022

Emergency crews were called to a lay-by on the A12 to tackle a car engulfed in flames.


Former vicarage with six bedrooms and sauna on the market for £1.8m

27 April 2022
Former vicarage with six bedrooms and sauna on the market for £1.8m

Former vicarage with six bedrooms and sauna on the market for £1.8m

27 April 2022

A six-bedroom former vicarage which dates back to the Georgian era with a sauna and underfloor heating is up for sale for £1.8m.


Keepers 'overjoyed' as critically endangered calf born at zoo

27 April 2022
Keepers 'overjoyed' as critically endangered calf born at zoo

Keepers 'overjoyed' as critically endangered calf born at zoo

27 April 2022

The population of an extremely rare and critically endangered species has grown by one after a female addax calf was born at a Suffolk zoo.


This is what we thought of a new adventure golf course in a beautiful woodland setting

27 April 2022
This is what we thought of a new adventure golf course in a beautiful woodland setting

This is what we thought of a new adventure golf course in a beautiful woodland setting

27 April 2022

High Lodge Adventure Golf course has recently opened within Thetford Forest, so Suffolk News' digital news editor tried it out.


Five Suffolk Burger King restaurants become UK's first to trial reusable packaging

26 April 2022
Five Suffolk Burger King restaurants become UK's first to trial reusable packaging

Five Suffolk Burger King restaurants become UK's first to trial reusable packaging

26 April 2022

Five Burger King restaurants in Suffolk are the first in the UK to pilot a new range of sustainable, reusable and returnable packaging from today.


'Excessive' court delays are 'unacceptable', says Suffolk's police boss

26 April 2022
'Excessive' court delays are 'unacceptable', says Suffolk's police boss

'Excessive' court delays are 'unacceptable', says Suffolk's police boss

26 April 2022

Suffolk's police boss has said the justice system has 'fallen way below what is required' after new figures showed 'excessive' court delays.