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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.