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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.

Drugs and cash seized by police

08 December 2021
Drugs and cash seized by police

Drugs and cash seized by police

08 December 2021

Police have seized drugs and cash after executing a warrant.


Apprentice flies flag for region at national skills competition

08 December 2021
Apprentice flies flag for region at national skills competition

Apprentice flies flag for region at national skills competition

08 December 2021

An apprentice carpenter from West Suffolk College, in Bury St Edmunds, flew the flag for East Anglia after competing in a national skills tournament.


Car stolen from outside home

08 December 2021
Car stolen from outside home

Car stolen from outside home

08 December 2021

Police appealing for information after a car was stolen from outside a home.


Investigation launched after person dies in house fire

07 December 2021
Investigation launched after person dies in house fire

Investigation launched after person dies in house fire

07 December 2021

A joint investigation has been launched after a person died during a house fire in a Suffolk town.


Podcast: First case of Omicron variant detected in Suffolk

07 December 2021
Podcast: First case of Omicron variant detected in Suffolk

Podcast: First case of Omicron variant detected in Suffolk

07 December 2021

In today's podcast, we have the news the first case of the Omicron variant has been detected in Suffolk.


Police issue warning after 17,500 litres of petrol stolen from industrial estate

07 December 2021
Police issue warning after 17,500 litres of petrol stolen from industrial estate

Police issue warning after 17,500 litres of petrol stolen from industrial estate

07 December 2021

Police have issued a warning after 17,500 litres of diesel was stolen from a business on an industrial estate.


We tried a wine tasting session at a popular pub and this is what we thought

07 December 2021
We tried a wine tasting session at a popular pub and this is what we thought

We tried a wine tasting session at a popular pub and this is what we thought

07 December 2021

'Tis the season to be jolly as they say - and what better way to do so than a wine tasting night at this Suffolk pub.


'Like a film': Trio sentenced over travellers' site shooting

06 December 2021
'Like a film': Trio sentenced over travellers' site shooting

'Like a film': Trio sentenced over travellers' site shooting

06 December 2021

Three men have been sentenced to two years in prison following a shooting incident at a travellers' site which was described as 'like a film'.


Man arrested on suspicion of possessing firearm outside train station

05 December 2021
Man arrested on suspicion of possessing firearm outside train station

Man arrested on suspicion of possessing firearm outside train station

05 December 2021

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of possessing a firearm outside a Suffolk train station.


Police launch appeal to find dog's owner

05 December 2021
Police launch appeal to find dog's owner

Police launch appeal to find dog's owner

05 December 2021

Police have launched an appeal to trace the owner of a female dog found near the Suffolk coast.


'It's a horrible feeling': Town takeaway to close

05 December 2021
'It's a horrible feeling': Town takeaway to close

'It's a horrible feeling': Town takeaway to close

05 December 2021

The co-owner of a takeaway says he has been left with a 'horrible feeling' after being forced to close.


MP Jo Churchill discusses COP26, dentistry in Suffolk and public perceptions

05 December 2021
MP Jo Churchill discusses COP26, dentistry in Suffolk and public perceptions

MP Jo Churchill discusses COP26, dentistry in Suffolk and public perceptions

05 December 2021

Jo Churchill, MP for Bury St Edmunds, spoke to Suffolk News about COP26, dentistry in the county and public perceptions of her.


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

05 December 2021
These are the Suffolk neighbourhoods with the highest Covid-19 case rates

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

05 December 2021

With the Omicron variant a new potential threat in the fight against Covid-19, these are the Suffolk neighbourhoods with the highest case rates.


Body found in wooded area

04 December 2021
Body found in wooded area

Body found in wooded area

04 December 2021

A body has been found in a wooded area on the outskirts of a Suffolk town, police have confirmed.


Driver four times over legal limit for alcohol arrested

04 December 2021
Driver four times over legal limit for alcohol arrested

Driver four times over legal limit for alcohol arrested

04 December 2021

A driver who tested four times the legal limit for alcohol after being stopped on a main road has been arrested.


Carriageway on A14 reopens following search for vulnerable person

04 December 2021
Carriageway on A14 reopens following search for vulnerable person

Carriageway on A14 reopens following search for vulnerable person

04 December 2021

A section of the A14 has reopened following a police search for a vulnerable person.


E-scooter seized in town

04 December 2021
E-scooter seized in town

E-scooter seized in town

04 December 2021

Police have issued a warning after an E-scooter was seized in a major Suffolk town.


Young woman who died in A14 crash after absconding from rehab clinic had not tried to get away before, inquest told

01 December 2021
Young woman who died in A14 crash after absconding from rehab clinic had not tried to get away before, inquest told

Young woman who died in A14 crash after absconding from rehab clinic had not tried to get away before, inquest told

01 December 2021

A woman housed at a rehab clinic who died after she absconded and was hit by a car on the A14 had not tried to get away before, an inquest heard.


Podcast: Inquest told woman with anorexia who died in A14 crash absconded from rehab clinic

30 November 2021
Podcast: Inquest told woman with anorexia who died in A14 crash absconded from rehab clinic

Podcast: Inquest told woman with anorexia who died in A14 crash absconded from rehab clinic

30 November 2021

In today's podcast, we have the news an inquest was told a woman who died in a crash on the A14 absconded from a rehabilitation centre.


Hard work pays off for pupils after art society visit

30 November 2021
Hard work pays off for pupils after art society visit

Hard work pays off for pupils after art society visit

30 November 2021

Hard work for pupils at a primary school paid off after murals they co-created were visited by an arts society.