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BBC News - Suffolk

RAF Lakenheath: MoD announces £160m investment at base (23 hours old)

A £160m project to build a flight simulator and other buildings at RAF Lakenheath is revealed.

Ipswich McDonald's stabbing seen by 'terrified' families (23 hours old)

The stabbing victim is one of three people in court over the fight in Ipswich.

Ipswich Town's Colin Harper died from asbestos-related disease (1 day old)

Colin Harper played under Sir Bobby Robson and was part of a side which beat Real Madrid.

Mildenhall US air base personnel to move to Cotswolds by 2023 (1 day old)

The USAF has announced 530 personnel and 470 dependants will move to RAF Fairford within five years.

Shotley Pier: New plans for historic structure revealed (1 day old)

A local heritage group bought the pier and wants to make it accessible to the public.

Great Escape pilot's caterpillar pin sells at auction (2 days old [18/11/18])

Bram Van der Stok, who escaped from Stalag Luft III, was given the pin for his wartime service.

Former 'world's fattest man' Paul Mason fined for shoplifting (3 days old [16/11/18])

A man once known as the "fattest in the world" is caught trying to steal Star Wars toys and medicine.

Ipswich Town fans raise thousands in Twitter ticket campaign (4 days old [16/11/18])

Ipswich Town supporter Karl Fuller says the response to the fundraiser is "overwhelming".

Roof replaced after Elmswell's St John's church lead theft (2 days old [18/11/18])

Thieves stripped the old roof at St John's church in Elmswell days before Remembrance services.

First of Abellio Greater Anglia new Swiss trains arrive (5 days old [15/11/18])

The first in a fleet of 38 Swiss-made trains for Abellio rolls into East Anglia for testing.

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Evening Star News

Brazen drug dealing ‘happening when children walk home from school’ in Ipswich street (5 minutes old)

Worried neighbours in an Ipswich street claim brazen drug dealing is taking place in front of children returning home from school.

Villagers concerned over piecemeal development in Mid Suffolk hamlet (15 minutes old)

MP Dr Dan Poulter has demanded that Mid Suffolk Council takes action to ensure there is no development on land at Brockford in his constituency without planning permission.

Man pleads guilty to being twice over drink driving limit and causing serious injury by dangerous driving (42 minutes old)

A Suffolk man has plead guilty to causing injury by dangerous driving at Ipswich Magistrates court today after a woman was left with life threatening injuries following a car crash on the A1120.

Wage rises could be on the way for more than 300 staff (57 minutes old)

Colchester Council employees look set to benefit from a rise in the Living Wage, after the Living Wage Foundation recommended an increase on November 5, 2018.

Prince William reveals he was taken ‘over the edge’ while flying air ambulance (1 hour 18 minutes old)

The Duke of Cambridge was left feeling “very sad and very down” after one particularly difficult mission while he was flying with the East Anglian Air Ambulance, he has revealed.

Crash near Saxmundham on the A12 (2 hours old)

A three vehicle crash on the A12 at Saxmundham caused traffic hold ups at lunchtime today.

WATCH the moment Ed Sheeran stops a gig for marriage proposal (2 hours old)

Ed Sheeran is known for his romantic music - and now the star has stopped a show to allow a fan to propose to his girlfriend.

Sat-nav and steering wheel stolen from car in Stowmarket (3 hours old)

A BMW X5 has been broken into with the centre dashboard, including sat-nav device and steering wheel stolen.

Teenager admits role in Ipswich McDonald’s violence (3 hours old)

A 17-year-old youth accused of being involved in a fight in the car park of an Ipswich McDonald’s restaurant during which a 16-year-old boy was stabbed has admitted an offence of violent disorder.

Two car crash at road junction in east Ipswich (4 hours old)

A motorist had to be cut free from their car this morning following a crash at the junction of Newton Road and Rosehill Road, in Ipswich.

EADT News

Ministry of Defence announce major £160m boost for RAF base (8 minutes old)

Multi-million pound plans to transform a Suffolk RAF base into the first permanent international site for US fighter jets have been announced.

Man in court accused of defrauding man with Down syndrome (55 minutes old)

A Suffolk man accused of duping a disabled man into handing over tens of thousands of pounds has had his case sent up to crown court.

Man pleads guilty to being twice over drink driving limit and causing serious injury by dangerous driving (56 minutes old)

A Suffolk man has plead guilty to causing injury by dangerous driving at Ipswich Magistrates court today after a woman was left with life threatening injuries following a car crash on the A1120.

Prince William reveals he was taken ‘over the edge’ while flying air ambulance (1 hour 31 minutes old)

The Duke of Cambridge was left feeling “very sad and very down” after one particularly difficult mission while he was flying with the East Anglian Air Ambulance, he has revealed.

Crash near Saxmundham on the A12 (2 hours old)

A three vehicle crash on the A12 at Saxmundham caused traffic hold ups at lunchtime today.

WATCH the moment Ed Sheeran stops a gig for marriage proposal (3 hours old)

Ed Sheeran is known for his romantic music - and now the star has stopped a show to allow a fan to propose to his girlfriend.

Sat-nav and steering wheel stolen from car in Stowmarket (3 hours old)

A BMW X5 has been broken into with the centre dashboard, including sat-nav device and steering wheel stolen.

Accolades handed out at St Edmund’s Day Awards (3 hours old)

Thrilled, delighted and flattered.

Teenager admits role in Ipswich McDonald’s violence (4 hours old)

A 17-year-old youth accused of being involved in a fight in the car park of an Ipswich McDonald’s restaurant during which a 16-year-old boy was stabbed has admitted an offence of violent disorder.

Extra car parking to be provided at busy Suffolk town and tourist hotspot (4 hours old)

Work is set to start next week on an £850,000 project to increase the amount of car parking in Woodbridge.

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