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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.

Beekeeper on a mission to save species after removing 'rare' hive from elderly couple's home

24 October 2021
Beekeeper on a mission to save species after removing 'rare' hive from elderly couple's home

Beekeeper on a mission to save species after removing 'rare' hive from elderly couple's home

24 October 2021

A beekeeper on a mission to save the species stumbled across a ‘very rare’ hive after stepping in to help an elderly couple.


Crew sent to shed fire

22 October 2021
Crew sent to shed fire

Crew sent to shed fire

22 October 2021

One crew is on the scene following a shed fire.


Lanes on A14 reopen following crash

22 October 2021
Lanes on A14 reopen following crash

Lanes on A14 reopen following crash

22 October 2021

Two lanes on the A14 have reopened following a three-vehicle crash.


Inquest date set for 'loyal, caring and intelligent' man who died after A14 crash

22 October 2021
Inquest date set for 'loyal, caring and intelligent' man who died after A14 crash

Inquest date set for 'loyal, caring and intelligent' man who died after A14 crash

22 October 2021

An inquest for a 'loyal, caring and intelligent' man who died in a crash on the A14 is to be held next year.


Three teenagers arrested following burglaries and fire at schools

22 October 2021
Three teenagers arrested following burglaries and fire at schools

Three teenagers arrested following burglaries and fire at schools

22 October 2021

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and arson following separate incidents at two schools in a Suffolk town.


Police team step in to help save baby's life

22 October 2021
Police team step in to help save baby's life

Police team step in to help save baby's life

22 October 2021

A Suffolk police team helped to save a baby's life after stepping in to assist ambulance services.


Woman, 70, arrested in connection with human trafficking offences

21 October 2021
Woman, 70, arrested in connection with human trafficking offences

Woman, 70, arrested in connection with human trafficking offences

21 October 2021

A 70-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with human trafficking offences in a major Suffolk town.


College pupils celebrate after 'Maximus' film bags prestigious award

21 October 2021
College pupils celebrate after 'Maximus' film bags prestigious award

College pupils celebrate after 'Maximus' film bags prestigious award

21 October 2021

Pupils from a college were celebrating after a film they were involved in making received a prestigious award.


Five places where you can enjoy stunning views in Suffolk

21 October 2021
Five places where you can enjoy stunning views in Suffolk

Five places where you can enjoy stunning views in Suffolk

21 October 2021

Suffolk is famous for its archaeology, breweries and, of course, Ed Sheeran, but it is also home to some of the most stunning views in the country.


Three due at court after large quantity of stolen goods retrieved by police

20 October 2021
Three due at court after large quantity of stolen goods retrieved by police

Three due at court after large quantity of stolen goods retrieved by police

20 October 2021

Three people are due in court later today after a large quantity of stolen goods was found in a vehicle on the A14.


Joint collaboration sees residents given access to iPads

19 October 2021
Joint collaboration sees residents given access to iPads

Joint collaboration sees residents given access to iPads

19 October 2021

Suffolk Libraries and two district councils have joined forces to help residents get online with a new iPad lending scheme.


Council wins award for environmental work

19 October 2021
Council wins award for environmental work

Council wins award for environmental work

19 October 2021

A district councillor says there is more to do after an authority won an award thanks to its environmental work.


Bogus cold caller cons victim out of £120

19 October 2021
Bogus cold caller cons victim out of £120

Bogus cold caller cons victim out of £120

19 October 2021

A victim was conned out of £120 during a bogus cold caller incident in a Suffolk town.


Car tyres slashed in town

18 October 2021
Car tyres slashed in town

Car tyres slashed in town

18 October 2021

Two cars' tyres were slashed over two days in a Suffolk town.


How school's new head draws on personal experience to shape her own teaching style

18 October 2021
How school's new head draws on personal experience to shape her own teaching style

How school's new head draws on personal experience to shape her own teaching style

18 October 2021

The new head of a primary school has shared how growing up with English as a second language has influenced her own teaching style.


Police urge wariness following two thefts

18 October 2021
Police urge wariness following two thefts

Police urge wariness following two thefts

18 October 2021

Police are urging shoppers to be wary after a purse and handbag were stolen in a Suffolk town within minutes of one another.


Lorry driver pleads guilty to causing death of hitchhiker

18 October 2021
Lorry driver pleads guilty to causing death of hitchhiker

Lorry driver pleads guilty to causing death of hitchhiker

18 October 2021

A man will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to causing the death of a hitchhiker.


Parts of hospital trust facing busiest ever periods, says chief executive

15 October 2021
Parts of hospital trust facing busiest ever periods, says chief executive

Parts of hospital trust facing busiest ever periods, says chief executive

15 October 2021

Areas of a Suffolk hospital trust are 'busier than they have ever been', its interim chief executive has said.


Concerns end to Universal Credit uplift could create 'the perfect storm'

15 October 2021
Concerns end to Universal Credit uplift could create 'the perfect storm'

Concerns end to Universal Credit uplift could create 'the perfect storm'

15 October 2021

Concerns have been raised after the Universal Credit boost was stopped, with one councillor saying the timing could create ‘the perfect storm’.


Treatment service for child sexual abuse receives £280,000 funding

14 October 2021
Treatment service for child sexual abuse receives £280,000 funding

Treatment service for child sexual abuse receives £280,000 funding

14 October 2021

A charity that provides support for children and young people in Suffolk who have been victims of sexual abuse has received a £280,000 boost.