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In today's podcast, we have the news families and neighbours are in shock after a 'terrifying' fire ripped through a 400-year-old thatched cottage near Bury St Edmunds.

The fire happened on the A1101 in Hengrave last night at a building containing four homes.

A Lowestoft man has been found safe and well after being reported missing yesterday.

Lee Cutler, 36, was found safe and well earlier today.

A man in his 40s has died following a crash on the A134 in Ingham.

Police were called at just after 2.50pm yesterday afternoon following reports of a collision involving a lorry and white Ford Transit Van.

Ambulance and fire crews also attended but the driver of the van, a man in his 40s, died at the scene.

And in good news, two drag artists aiming to put Suffolk on the map have shared their first-hand experience of the trials and tribulations of growing up in the county.

Sirena hART is a 26-year-old gender-fluid queen from Sudbury who started performing in drag after the Covid-19 pandemic forced them to return to their hometown.

And drag artist Barby Wire, of Ipswich, is trying to make a break into the scene with a more unconventional style.