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Podcast: Doctor jailed for 15 months, hospital boss says speaking out ‘right thing to do‘, and Town suspend fan from attending Portman Road

Podcast: Doctor jailed for 15 months, hospital boss says speaking out ‘right thing to do‘, and Town suspend fan from attending Portman Road

October 18, 2021

On today’s Suffolk News podcast we have the story of an Ipswich doctor who was jailed for 18 months for for perverting the course of justice, West Suffolk Hospital’s temporary boss has said it was 'absolutely the right thing to do' for midwives to flag concerns over care with the health watchdog and media, and Town have banned a fan from their ground. 

Podcast: Suffolk MPs react after Sir David Amess dies following stabbing

Podcast: Suffolk MPs react after Sir David Amess dies following stabbing

October 15, 2021

We have reaction following the news from one of our neighbouring counties that MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed in his Essex constituency.

A man who threatened a teenager with a screwdriver in Lowestoft and stole £2,000 worth of his belongings has been jailed.

Meanwhile, a high street store which has stood empty since 2013 could soon be getting a new lease of life.

Podcast: Footage shows moment armed man threatens police officers and plans to cut free parking put on hold

Podcast: Footage shows moment armed man threatens police officers and plans to cut free parking put on hold

October 14, 2021

Police have released bodycam footage showing the terrifying moment a crazed gunman pointed a shotgun at officers.

Controversial plans to reduce free parking across south Suffolk will not come into force in January, as they've been put on hold.

Meanwhile, the number of patients seen by GPs at surgeries in Suffolk has almost doubled, according to health leaders.

Podcast: Father and son appear in court charged with murder

Podcast: Father and son appear in court charged with murder

October 13, 2021

A father and son have appeared in court charged with the murder of a man in his 40s.

And a woman says she’s scared to leave her house after it was burgled while she was in hospital.

Meanwhile, a young woman has set up her own gluten-free food business after a bacon sandwich made her so ill, she had to spend the next three days in bed.

 

Podcast: Inquest could examine whether vulnerable man was protected

Podcast: Inquest could examine whether vulnerable man was protected

October 12, 2021

An inquest could look at what authorities did or didn’t do to protect a vulnerable man who was murdered when he was drowned in a river.

Struggling families hit by the cut to Universal Credit are being urged to take up weekly Healthy Start vouchers to buy fresh groceries.

And a retired couple’s pair of carved sphinxes that sat on their front lawn for 15 years have sold for a six-figure sum after they were found to be genuine artefacts from ancient Egypt.

Podcast: Man dies following bridge incident and pair re-arrested on suspicion of murder after stabbing

Podcast: Man dies following bridge incident and pair re-arrested on suspicion of murder after stabbing

October 11, 2021

A man has died after an incident on the Orwell Bridge in Ipswich.

And police have also confirmed today a man and a teenage boy have been re-arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died of stab wounds.

Meanwhile, a university student has seen his brownie business boom during lockdown and hopes to make his company a household name.

And excavations have uncovered evidence of an Anglo-Saxon settlement near Rendlesham.

Podcast: Man dies in industrial accident, improved vetting for Suffolk’s police officers, and detectives hunt swing vandals

Podcast: Man dies in industrial accident, improved vetting for Suffolk’s police officers, and detectives hunt swing vandals

October 8, 2021

On today’s podcast we have the latest on an industrial accident in Suffolk, plans revealed for an improved vetting process for the county’s police officers and the hunt for those responsible for gluing nails and glass onto children’s play equipment. 

Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner speaks on police vetting procedure and policing levels in west of county

Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner speaks on police vetting procedure and policing levels in west of county

October 8, 2021

Tim Passmore, Police and Crime Commissioner, speaks to Jason Noble, Local Democracy Reporter, about the police vetting procedure and policing levels in the west of the county compared to other districts. 

Podcast: DJs parents vow to make sure his legacy lives on, inquest into baby’s death to take place next year, and Suffolk’s gritters have been busier than ever
Podcast: Man left with life-changing injuries after crash and woman pulls out 11 of her own teeth

Podcast: Man left with life-changing injuries after crash and woman pulls out 11 of her own teeth

October 6, 2021

A man in his 50s has been left with life-changing injuries after a three-vehicle crash on the A143 at Chedburgh.

Meanwhile, police are seeking witnesses after a man wielding a crowbar stole cash from inside a till at a village shop.

And a woman from Bury St Edmunds says she felt she had no option but to pull out 11 of her own teeth, as she couldn’t get a dentist appointment.

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