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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.

'Family's hearts broken and will never mend' after woman found dead by partner

21 September 2021
'Family's hearts broken and will never mend' after woman found dead by partner

'Family's hearts broken and will never mend' after woman found dead by partner

21 September 2021

A woman who suffered from anxiety and drug abuse was found dead by her partner, an inquest heard.


Services held to commemorate Royal British Legion centenary and Battle of Britain

20 September 2021
Services held to commemorate Royal British Legion centenary and Battle of Britain

Services held to commemorate Royal British Legion centenary and Battle of Britain

20 September 2021

Two services were held in a Suffolk town to commemorate the Battle of Britain and Royal British Legion's 100-year anniversary.


Parents' anger after anti-vaccine protesters leaflet outside schools

20 September 2021
Parents' anger after anti-vaccine protesters leaflet outside schools

Parents' anger after anti-vaccine protesters leaflet outside schools

20 September 2021

A parent has been left angry and a headteacher frustrated after anti-vaccine protesters were found leafleting outside two schools.


Carer who 'exploited and preyed' on elderly jailed for theft and burglary offences

17 September 2021
Carer who 'exploited and preyed' on elderly jailed for theft and burglary offences

Carer who 'exploited and preyed' on elderly jailed for theft and burglary offences

17 September 2021

A carer who 'exploited and preyed' on the elderly has been jailed for over two years following a string of theft and burglary offences.


County lines drug dealer jailed for six years

17 September 2021
County lines drug dealer jailed for six years

County lines drug dealer jailed for six years

17 September 2021

A 29-year-old man has been jailed for six years after pleading guilty to drug offences linked to a Suffolk town.


MP Jo Churchill 'delighted' after taking on new ministerial role

17 September 2021
MP Jo Churchill 'delighted' after taking on new ministerial role

MP Jo Churchill 'delighted' after taking on new ministerial role

17 September 2021

MP Jo Churchill has said she is 'delighted' after taking on a new ministerial role in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.


Town's Community Awards ceremony celebrates unsung heroes

17 September 2021
Town's Community Awards ceremony celebrates unsung heroes

Town's Community Awards ceremony celebrates unsung heroes

17 September 2021

After months of delay, last night saw the crowning of a town's everyday heroes at a Community Awards ceremony.


Cathedral holding 'Remembering Together' service

16 September 2021
Cathedral holding 'Remembering Together' service

Cathedral holding 'Remembering Together' service

16 September 2021

A cathedral is to hold a special service for those who have experienced the death of a child.


Inquest for music producer who died in scuba diving incident adjourned

16 September 2021
Inquest for music producer who died in scuba diving incident adjourned

Inquest for music producer who died in scuba diving incident adjourned

16 September 2021

An inquest for a music producer who died in a scuba diving incident while on a tour in Australia has been adjourned.


Independent cinema holding special screening evening to kick off fundraising campaign

15 September 2021
Independent cinema holding special screening evening to kick off fundraising campaign

Independent cinema holding special screening evening to kick off fundraising campaign

15 September 2021

An independent cinema, which The Guardian argues is one of the best in the country, is holding a special screening to kick off a fundraising campaign.


Education Trusts impress at national award ceremony at House of Commons

14 September 2021
Education Trusts impress at national award ceremony at House of Commons

Education Trusts impress at national award ceremony at House of Commons

14 September 2021

The Anglian Learning Trust, which looks after schools in Suffolk, has been crowned the winner of a national award.


Construction of new school starts as it takes name from pioneering female astronomer

14 September 2021
Construction of new school starts as it takes name from pioneering female astronomer

Construction of new school starts as it takes name from pioneering female astronomer

14 September 2021

Construction of a new primary and pre-school which will accommodate 270 students and has been named after a pioneering British astronomer has started.


Former Suffolk school student lives out dream after appearing on University Challenge

14 September 2021
Former Suffolk school student lives out dream after appearing on University Challenge

Former Suffolk school student lives out dream after appearing on University Challenge

14 September 2021

A student who went to school in a major Suffolk town has fulfilled a lifelong dream after appearing on University Challenge.


Radio host Alan Brazil 'on the mend' as he shares video from Suffolk coast

13 September 2021
Radio host Alan Brazil 'on the mend' as he shares video from Suffolk coast

Radio host Alan Brazil 'on the mend' as he shares video from Suffolk coast

13 September 2021

Radio presenter and ex Ipswich Town footballer Alan Brazil has reassured fans he is 'on the mend' after sharing a video online from the Suffolk coast.


Teenager stabbed during altercation

13 September 2021
Teenager stabbed during altercation

Teenager stabbed during altercation

13 September 2021

A teenager had to be treated for two puncture wounds in his back following a stabbing.


Vehicles targeted by thieves in same street within 24 hours

13 September 2021
Vehicles targeted by thieves in same street within 24 hours

Vehicles targeted by thieves in same street within 24 hours

13 September 2021

Police have reminded drivers to stay wary after two vehicles were targeted by thieves in the same street within 24 hours.


Crews sent to block of flats to tackle basement fire

12 September 2021
Crews sent to block of flats to tackle basement fire

Crews sent to block of flats to tackle basement fire

12 September 2021

Crews were sent to a block of flats to tackle a basement fire.


Over 2,300 cases of coronavirus in Suffolk

12 September 2021
Over 2,300 cases of coronavirus in Suffolk

Over 2,300 cases of coronavirus in Suffolk

12 September 2021

There are over 2,300 positive cases of coronavirus in Suffolk, data reveals.


Driver found in possession of Cannabis

12 September 2021
Driver found in possession of Cannabis

Driver found in possession of Cannabis

12 September 2021

A driver was stopped and found in possession of Cannabis in a Suffolk town.


Crews called to barn fire

12 September 2021
Crews called to barn fire

Crews called to barn fire

12 September 2021

Multiple fire crews were called to a barn blaze.