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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.

Masks must still be worn across premises from later this week, NHS trust says

25 January 2022
Masks must still be worn across premises from later this week, NHS trust says

Masks must still be worn across premises from later this week, NHS trust says

25 January 2022

An NHS trust has confirmed patients and visitors must remain wearing masks across their premises from Thursday as restrictions ease.


Podcast: Man raises over £10,000 for charity in memory of 'selfless' wife who died from bowel cancer

25 January 2022
Podcast: Man raises over £10,000 for charity in memory of 'selfless' wife who died from bowel cancer

Podcast: Man raises over £10,000 for charity in memory of 'selfless' wife who died from bowel cancer

25 January 2022

In today's podcast, a man has raised over £10,000 for charity in memory of his 'selfless' wife who died from bowel cancer last month.


Police release CCTV still after double assault at pub

25 January 2022
Police release CCTV still after double assault at pub

Police release CCTV still after double assault at pub

25 January 2022

Police have released a CCTV still after two women were assaulted at a pub.


Campaign group calls for long-term solution to dental crisis after NHS cash injection

25 January 2022
Campaign group calls for long-term solution to dental crisis after NHS cash injection

Campaign group calls for long-term solution to dental crisis after NHS cash injection

25 January 2022

A campaign group has called for a long-term plan to tackle Suffolk's dental crisis as £5million is pledged towards treating people in the region.


Advertising sign damaged by fire

24 January 2022
Advertising sign damaged by fire

Advertising sign damaged by fire

24 January 2022

An advertising sign was damaged after a mattress was set alight underneath it.


University of Suffolk publishes report aimed at widening access to higher education

24 January 2022
University of Suffolk publishes report aimed at widening access to higher education

University of Suffolk publishes report aimed at widening access to higher education

24 January 2022

A joint report involving the University of Suffolk is aiming to change the way Black, Asian and Eastern European young people access higher education.


Residents told to expect noise due to increased air activities at airbase

24 January 2022
Residents told to expect noise due to increased air activities at airbase

Residents told to expect noise due to increased air activities at airbase

24 January 2022

Residents in a part of Suffolk are being told to expect increased noise pollution as an airbase conducts flying activities.


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

23 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

23 January 2022

With the Prime Minister on Wednesday announcing the end of Plan B measures, these are the Suffolk areas with the highest coronavirus case rates.


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.