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SuffolkNews Podcast: Family of Bury St Edmunds woman Nikki Scarff speak out at inquest and Suffolk County Council apologises for failings in SEND services



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On today’s podcast, the family of a Bury St Edmunds woman who was found dead in 2019 have told an inquest their broken hearts will never mend.

Forty-year-old Nikki Scarff was found unresponsive by her partner Lee Brown on her living room sofa, Suffolk Coroner's Court was told today.

Senior coroner Nigel Parsley concluded she died from a drug related death with a background of a known cardiac condition.

Suffolk County Council has apologised after an independent report found failings in its special educational needs and disabilities services.

Lincolnshire County Council had been tasked this summer with carrying out an independent assessment of the county's SEND service after rising numbers of parents voiced their concerns.

Also, a Little Saxham man has spoken of his experience on Channel 4’s popular show First Dates and a market is set to move to a temporary location after concerns were raised over safety and weather conditions.

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