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SuffolkNews podcast: Eastern Multi-Academy Trust receives termination warning notice over Diamond Academy in Thetford 'inadequate' Ofsted



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In today's podcast, we have the news a school's trust has received a termination warning notice after a Thetford academy was rated 'inadequate' by Ofsted.

Sue Baldwin, Regional Schools Commissioner for East of England and North East London, sent the notice to members and trustees of the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust over the Diamond Academy and warned that its funding agreement could be terminated.

A 22-year-old man who was missing for five days has been found safe, police have confirmed.

Samuel Walker, who has links to Lowestoft, Melton and Essex, was originally reported missing at around 10.30am last Thursday.

A fundraising page has been launched to help fund 'an amazing send off' for the victim of a fatal crash on the A134.

Stephen Holleworth, of Nottingham, died at the scene of the collision in Ingham, near Bury St Edmunds, last Monday.

His family have since created a GoFundMe page to give him 'an amazing send off', with almost £2,000 of the £5,000 target already raised.

And finally, in good news, a former postal worker who opened an aquatic shop before the coronavirus pandemic is looking to build on a successful period.

Online sales at Riverwood Aquatics, in Assington, soared during multiple Covid-19 lockdowns while the business' Instagram page increased to more than 47,000 followers.

Now, owner Peter Cookson has told SuffolkNews he is eager to build on the new-found momentum, in particular drive home the mental health benefits of aqua-scaping.