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Sam Walker is a trainee reporter on the Bury Free Press and Suffolk News. He sits his final exams in 2022.

Man who threatened kebab shop staff with defective gas-powered gun during robbery jailed

21 January 2022
Man who threatened kebab shop staff with defective gas-powered gun during robbery jailed

Man who threatened kebab shop staff with defective gas-powered gun during robbery jailed

21 January 2022

A 33-year-old man who threatened kebab shop staff with a defective gas-powered gun during a robbery has been jailed for 40 months.


Podcast: Restaurant owner fed up over regular flooding issues

21 January 2022
Podcast: Restaurant owner fed up over regular flooding issues

Podcast: Restaurant owner fed up over regular flooding issues

21 January 2022

In today's podcast, we have the news a restaurateur has spoken of the financial and emotional impact of years of repeated flooding on his premises.


A12 two-vehicle crash sees man taken to hospital

21 January 2022
A12 two-vehicle crash sees man taken to hospital

A12 two-vehicle crash sees man taken to hospital

21 January 2022

A man has been taken to hospital after a crash involving a car and van on a section of the A12.


Inquest proceedings to begin later this year for woman who died in crash

21 January 2022
Inquest proceedings to begin later this year for woman who died in crash

Inquest proceedings to begin later this year for woman who died in crash

21 January 2022

Inquest proceedings will begin later this year for a 32-year-old woman who died in a car crash in Suffolk.


Teenager 'lucky' after only suffering small cuts following car crash

21 January 2022
Teenager 'lucky' after only suffering small cuts following car crash

Teenager 'lucky' after only suffering small cuts following car crash

21 January 2022

A teenage boy was 'lucky' to only walk away with small cuts after crashing a car.


Inquest told of death of 'loving and kind' school pupil

20 January 2022
Inquest told of death of 'loving and kind' school pupil

Inquest told of death of 'loving and kind' school pupil

20 January 2022

An inquest has heard how a 'loving and kind' 17-year-old school pupil died.


Suffolk area sees one of the biggest drops in NHS dentists in England over last year

20 January 2022
Suffolk area sees one of the biggest drops in NHS dentists in England over last year

Suffolk area sees one of the biggest drops in NHS dentists in England over last year

20 January 2022

A Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group area saw the joint third highest decline in NHS dentists across the whole of England over 12 months.


'It feels like you’re drowning from the inside out'

19 January 2022
'It feels like you’re drowning from the inside out'

'It feels like you’re drowning from the inside out'

19 January 2022

A 44-year-old mum who has been living with long Covid since the start of the pandemic is urging people to get protected against the virus.


Man dies after car leaves road and hits tree

19 January 2022
Man dies after car leaves road and hits tree

Man dies after car leaves road and hits tree

19 January 2022

A man in his 40s has died after his car came off the road and hit a tree.


This is how neighbourhood policing is helping to tackle crime

19 January 2022
This is how neighbourhood policing is helping to tackle crime

This is how neighbourhood policing is helping to tackle crime

19 January 2022

Two policemen have highlighted the importance of working in the community to tackle crime during the first Neighbourhood Policing Week.


Van stolen from outside property

19 January 2022
Van stolen from outside property

Van stolen from outside property

19 January 2022

A van was stolen from outside a property in a Suffolk coastal town.


Dog left with puncture wound after attack

18 January 2022
Dog left with puncture wound after attack

Dog left with puncture wound after attack

18 January 2022

A dog was left with a puncture wound in its shoulder after being attacked by another dog.


'Prolific' offender jailed for 54 weeks after crime spree

18 January 2022
'Prolific' offender jailed for 54 weeks after crime spree

'Prolific' offender jailed for 54 weeks after crime spree

18 January 2022

A 'prolific' offender who went on a crime spree in Suffolk has been jailed for 54 weeks.


BBC TV presenter stops off in Suffolk to film

18 January 2022
BBC TV presenter stops off in Suffolk to film

BBC TV presenter stops off in Suffolk to film

18 January 2022

A popular BBC TV presenter has been in Suffolk filming for her latest series.


Racist abuse shouted at young girl in play park

17 January 2022
Racist abuse shouted at young girl in play park

Racist abuse shouted at young girl in play park

17 January 2022

A group of youths shouted racist abuse at a young girl in a play park.


Delays expected on section of A12 following two-vehicle crash

17 January 2022
Delays expected on section of A12 following two-vehicle crash

Delays expected on section of A12 following two-vehicle crash

17 January 2022

Motorists are being told to expect delays on a section of the A12 southbound due to a two-vehicle crash.


Historic postbox stolen from village

17 January 2022
Historic postbox stolen from village

Historic postbox stolen from village

17 January 2022

A historic Royal Mail postbox was stolen from a wooden post in a village.


These are the Suffolk neighbourhoods with the highest Covid-19 case rates

16 January 2022
These are the Suffolk neighbourhoods with the highest Covid-19 case rates

These are the Suffolk neighbourhoods with the highest Covid-19 case rates

16 January 2022

Three major Suffolk towns are the areas in Suffolk with the highest coronavirus case rates, the latest data reveals.


Work set to begin on repairing town's former post office

14 January 2022
Work set to begin on repairing town's former post office

Work set to begin on repairing town's former post office

14 January 2022

Work is set to begin on repairing a historic Grade II listed building and former post office in a coastal Suffolk town.


Man allegedly hit in face multiple times by woman who got off mobility scooter

14 January 2022
Man allegedly hit in face multiple times by woman who got off mobility scooter

Man allegedly hit in face multiple times by woman who got off mobility scooter

14 January 2022

A man was allegedly kicked in the leg and hit in the face multiple times by a woman who got off her mobility scooter.