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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.

On February 16, Sophie Riley, who was being treated at The Chimneys Clinic, in Rougham, jumped over a gate and ended up on the A14 where she stepped on to the eastbound carriageway at around 5pm.

The inquest at Suffolk Coroner's Court, in Ipswich, heard yesterday Miss Riley was a 'kind and caring' person but that she had problems with anorexia, self-harming and an emotional unstable personality disorder.

A health food store is due to open at the former JD Sports in Bury St Edmunds.

National chain Grape Tree is opening a shop at the empty premises in Buttermarket.

And councillors have announced the name for the new Needham Lake café and visitor centre.

Just under 2,000 people were involved in a public vote to name the site, with almost half choosing Duck and Teapot followed by The Swan’s Nest and Quacker’s Café.

Councillor Julie Flatman, Mid Suffolk District Council's cabinet member for communities, said she was 'delighted' with the turnout for the vote, and said the chosen name was 'quirky and memorable'.