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Podcast: Covid deaths in Suffolk reach 1,000 as residents are reminded to act as if they have the virus

Podcast: Covid deaths in Suffolk reach 1,000 as residents are reminded to act as if they have the virus

January 15, 2021

A grim milestone has been reached this week as it's revealed 1,000 people have now died in Suffolk after contracting Covid-19.

Hear from the county's public health boss.

As the vaccine rollout continues, help is being made available so the elderly and vulnerable can get to appointments.

We hear about the Suffolk pubs changing their names and pay tribute to an amazing lady who's died aged 103.

Plus Ipswich Town fan Joey Sadler has the latest ahead of this weekend's game.

Podcast: Covid vaccine rollout under way in Suffolk

Podcast: Covid vaccine rollout under way in Suffolk

January 8, 2021

Facilities have been made available across Suffolk to administer the Covid vaccine.

In today's podcast, hear about the hospitals giving out the jab and the vaccination hubs that have been set up.

Also, West Suffolk MP and health secretary Matt Hancock talks about the timing of Lockdown 3.

Plus we catch up with Ipswich Town fan Joey Sadler as they look to return to action after almost a month without a game.

Podcast: Suffolk to remain in Tier 2 as vaccine roll out begins across the county

Podcast: Suffolk to remain in Tier 2 as vaccine roll out begins across the county

December 18, 2020

Suffolk will remain in Tier 2 over Christmas and New Year.

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has been speaking in the commons this week - hear what he had to say.

The roll out of the coronavirus vaccine has also been taking place in the county.

Also in today's podcast, find out why changes to parking arrangements have left a war veteran furious.

We've got details of a restaurant moving into a former Newmarket cinema and fan Joey Sadler has the latest on Ipswich Town.

Podcast: Hospital site revealed, work by mystery artist goes up for auction and the latest on Ipswich Town

Podcast: Hospital site revealed, work by mystery artist goes up for auction and the latest on Ipswich Town

December 11, 2020

Hear a round up of this week's top stories from the team at suffolknews.co.uk, including...

The site of the new West Suffolk Hospital has been revealed.

A Newmarket restaurant has been plagued with abuse and vandalism.

Work by a mystery artist is going under the hammer to raise much needed funds for zoos.

A bit of Hollywood has come to the county.

And, Ipswich Town fan Joey Sadler looks ahead to this weekend's game.

Podcast: Suffolk hit by unexpected snow

Podcast: Suffolk hit by unexpected snow

December 4, 2020

In today's podcast, hear about the disruption caused by unexpected snow that fell in Suffolk in the early hours.

Shoppers have been out in force after lockdown - much to the delight of local traders.

The NSPCC have released some stark figures on child cruelty in the county as they launch their Christmas campaign.

Endurance athlete Ben sets off on an epic challenge to run a marathon every day in December.

Plus we hear from Ipswich Town fan Joey Sadler who's not too happy.

Podcast: Suffolk will be in Tier 2 after lockdown

Podcast: Suffolk will be in Tier 2 after lockdown

November 27, 2020

In today's podcast, hear from West Suffolk MP and health secretary Matt Hancock as it's confirmed the county will be in Tier 2 after lockdown.

Holiday park owners speak of their devastation after a break-in.

Griff Rhys Jones gets ready to auction off his own coffin for charity.

And, are Paul Lambert's days at Ipswich Town numbered? Fan Joey Sadler has his say.

Podcast: Pub row, MPs branded ‘children’ and a new face in The Crown

Podcast: Pub row, MPs branded ‘children’ and a new face in The Crown

November 20, 2020

A row has broken out about the future of a Suffolk pub - the owners want to turn it into a house but regulars aren't happy. 

Also in the podcast, why a Travelodge in Bury St Edmunds will soon be a Premier Inn.

Mildenhall Hub starts to take shape, why Jo Churchill branded other MPs 'children' in the commons and the Haverhill actor taking on the role of Prince Andrew in The Crown.

Podcast: Systemic failures and neglect in hospital care led to anorexic teenager Averil Hart’s death

Podcast: Systemic failures and neglect in hospital care led to anorexic teenager Averil Hart’s death

November 13, 2020

An inquest has concluded that systemic failures and neglect in hospital care led to the death of teenager from Sudbury who was suffering from anorexia.

Rhoda Morrison has been speaking to Averil Hart's dad following the inquest.

Also, how Bury St Edmund's Christmas tree was brought crashing down, a happy ending for Ernie and the show goes on for Haverhill students.

Podcast: Lockdown 2 gets underway and woman’s incredible swimming challenge during breast cancer battle

Podcast: Lockdown 2 gets underway and woman’s incredible swimming challenge during breast cancer battle

November 6, 2020

The second national lockdown to try and reduce the spread of coronavirus is underway - find out what Suffolk MPs, the police, bar owners and business bosses have had to say about it.

You can also hear from an incredible lady from Woodbridge who has raised thousands for charity while waiting for cancer treatment.

Plus we look ahead to a big weekend in the FA Cup for Ipswich Town.

Podcast: The renovation uncovering a surprising history and the businesses feeding children this half term

Podcast: The renovation uncovering a surprising history and the businesses feeding children this half term

October 30, 2020

Hear about the fascinating history unearthed by builders during a town house renovation, and the former teacher inspired by her students to open an eco-friendly shop.

Also in the podcast, a local coronavirus alert has been issued for a Bury St Edmunds estate, which has recorded the highest number of new cases out of all Suffolk neighbourhoods.

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