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Suffolk News Podcast: Runner attacked by man armed with weapon in Bury St Edmunds, new £9million education package in Suffolk and builder appears in court on assault charges



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In today's podcast, we have the news a runner was attacked and slashed across the face by a man armed with a weapon in Bury St Edmunds.

The 28-year-old man was out running at about 4.45pm yesterday in the Natterer's Wood area near Mount Road when he was attacked by a man walking a dog.

A new primary school in Felixstowe is among £9million of education plans in and around Ipswich that have been unveiled in budget documents at Suffolk County Council.

The authority’s budget for 2022/23 has seen four school schemes added to the capital budget starting between April 2022 and 2025.

The headline project is a £3.7m plan for a new primary school in north Felixstowe to cater for the housing growth in the area.

A 24-year-old builder has appeared in court charged with actual bodily harm and attempted grievous bodily harm following an alleged incident in the early hours of New Year's Day in Bury St Edmunds.

Harry McMenamin, of Cricks Road, West Row, appeared at Suffolk Magistrates' Court yesterday following the alleged incident in Abbeygate Street on Saturday morning.

He faced three charges, including assaulting another occasioning actual bodily harm, attempting to cause grievous bodily harm to another, and causing criminal damage to a door.