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SuffolkNews Podcast: Bury St Edmunds resident speaks out about town centre access problems for those with mobility issues



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Our top story today centres around access problems in Bury St Edmunds town centre for those with mobility issues.

70-year-old resident Peter Fuller has primary progressive multiple sclerosis and decided to speak out about the issue after a temporary ramp collapsed as he went over it on his mobility scooter.

Also on the podcast, a Lowestoft man has been jailed for 13 years for his part in subjecting a couple in their 50s to a 'horrifying' aggravated burglary in their home in Essex.

Barry Sharp, 45, of Britten Road, was sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court last Thursday following a trial.

Meanwhile, an inquest into the death of a Suffolk 23-year-old has found he died by hanging after drinking heavily and taking recreational drugs.

Jack Harding, of Kelsale, near Saxmundham, was found dead by his mother when she returned home from work on August 20 last year.

And finally, a pair of Suffolk twins who had not seen eachother for two years as a result of the pandemic have been reunited at a resort in the Caribbean.

Marie Hunter, who lives in Bury St Edmunds, and ee-shell Cook, who currently lives in north-west Florida, caught up at Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort in St Lucia in February.