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BBC News - Suffolk

Ava-May Littleboy: Stolen iPad contained photos of trampoline victim (17 hours old)

Device contained family photos of three-year-old who died when an inflatable trampoline burst.

Academy plans for Ipswich 'woeful' special needs school (2 days old [18/08/18])

The Bridge School in Ipswich was rated as inadequate in all areas by Ofsted inspectors in May 2018.

Bury St Edmunds WWI trail honours fallen heroes (3 days old [18/08/18])

An art trail inspired by items linked to World War One has been set up in a Suffolk town.

Ipswich Town 1-1 Aston Villa: 10-man hosts end visitors' 100% start (2 days old [18/08/18])

Aston Villa's 100% winning start ends at Ipswich, who earn a point after playing for 51 minutes with 10 men.

Ipswich driveway death injuries 'unexplained' (3 days old [17/08/18])

Police are "concerned with the level" of injuries grandfather Clive Wyard, 74, suffered.

Felixstowe rats to be gassed after vermin increase (4 days old [16/08/18])

Felixstowe's "booming tourist economy" results in an increase in litter and rats, says council.

Couples 'come to blows' in Ipswich family court waiting area (5 days old [15/08/18])

A lack of space at Suffolk's only family law court means domestic abusers sit near victims, say lawyers.

Police identify body found in Ipswich river (5 days old [15/08/18])

Police are treating the death of 22-year-old Joe Pooley as "unexplained".

Environment minister Therese Coffey defends Roundup weedkiller tweet (7 days old [14/08/18])

A minister who sparked a Twitter storm by promoting a controversial weedkiller defends her action.

Youngest master brewer Ross O'Hara gives his top tips (7 days old [13/08/18])

Ross O'Hara has qualified as the youngest master brewer at the age of just 28.

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Evening Star News

‘We seem to be getting some momentum’ – Petition launched to stop Suffolk prison housing sex offenders (9 hours old)

A petition has been launched to prevent a Suffolk open prison from housing sex offenders amid uproar from the community.

Greater Anglia trains delayed after vehicle strikes bridge (10 hours old)

Train delays are expected this evening after a vehicle has crashed into a bridge on the Ipswich to London Liverpool Street line.

Phone calls to police non-emergency number now answered faster, says top officer (12 hours old)

A highly-criticised system for answering non-emergency phone calls to the police has been turned around thanks to the introduction of a new call handling system, Suffolk’s top police officer has said.

Man finishes record-breaking bid for Sealand glory – but another swimmer beats him to it (12 hours old)

In a race not unlike Scott’s to the South Pole, two men have battled to become the first to swim from the micronation of Sealand back to Suffolk’s shores.

Man pleads guilty to causing crash which killed his best friend (13 hours old)

A 26-year-old man from Ipswich has pleaded guilty to causing a crash which claimed the life of his best friend.

Excessive speed a factor in death of motorcyclist on A12, inquest hears (15 hours old)

A Suffolk coroner has urged motorcyclists to stick to the highway code after hearing that excessive speed could have contributed to the death of a 24-year-old man in a crash on the A12 last year.

‘Be careful’ - former Miss Universe takes Suffolk business studies lessons to heart as she launches new record label (16 hours old)

A former Suffolk business management student who shot to fame after winning the Miss Universe beauty pageant said she had learnt valuable lessons from her studies as she prepared to launched a new record label.

‘Great to be up and running’ - Suffolk pub serves up food days after fire destroyed kitchen (16 hours old)

Staff at an award-winning Suffolk pub have been praised for their quick work in restoring normal service just days after a serious fire destroyed its kitchen.

Teens ‘stabbed with Rambo style knife’ in Ipswich street, court hears (17 hours old)

Two teenagers were stabbed with a “Rambo” style knife in an Ipswich street by two attackers wearing balaclavas, it has been alleged.

Find out where you can save money in Suffolk (18 hours old)

From zoo trips, meals out and sports activities - check out the latest deals here.

EADT News

Woman arrested after man is stabbed at Co-op store car park in Colchester (1 hour 38 minutes old)

A 39-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed at a Colchester Co-op store car park yesterday afternoon.

Glider pilot makes emergency landing in Cockfield in Suffolk - after aiming to land in Peterborough (1 hour 45 minutes old)

A glider pilot had a lucky escape yesterday after having to make an emergency landing in Cockfield near Lavenham.

Mother of little girl who died on Gorleston beach pleads for stolen iPad containing sentimental photos to be returned (2 hours old)

An iPad containing photos of three-year-old girl who died after she was thrown from an inflatable at Gorleston has been stolen.

Assault at Clacton leisure centre leaves police officer with fractured eye socket and nose (3 hours old)

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault on a police officer in Clacton.

‘We seem to be getting some momentum’ – Petition launched to stop Suffolk prison housing sex offenders (9 hours old)

A petition has been launched to prevent a Suffolk open prison from housing sex offenders amid uproar from the community.

Greater Anglia trains delayed after vehicle strikes bridge (10 hours old)

Train delays are expected this evening after a vehicle has crashed into a bridge on the Ipswich to London Liverpool Street line.

Man arrested in connection with rape reported at RiZe music festival (10 hours old)

A 41-year-old man from Doncaster was arrested on suspicion of rape at Chelmsford’s RiZe festival this weekend.

‘Out of this world’ – Action-packed Aldeburgh Carnival in pictures (12 hours old)

Three days of festivities ended with a bang as Aldeburgh Carnival filled the streets of one of Suffolk’s most picturesque seaside towns.

Man pleads guilty to causing crash which killed his best friend (13 hours old)

A 26-year-old man from Ipswich has pleaded guilty to causing a crash which claimed the life of his best friend.

Excessive speed a factor in death of motorcyclist on A12, inquest hears (15 hours old)

A Suffolk coroner has urged motorcyclists to stick to the highway code after hearing that excessive speed could have contributed to the death of a 24-year-old man in a crash on the A12 last year.

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