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BBC News - Suffolk

Apache flight path over Essex 'hotspot' raises concerns (1 day old)

Army helicopters twice flew close to light aircraft over an area of Essex, a report says.

Ed Sheeran Castle on the Hill elephant in Ipswich art trail (2 days old [15/06/19])

Fifty-five sculptures can been seen across a town's centre, parks and waterfront.

Tory leadership: Matt Hancock quits contest (2 days old [14/06/19])

The health secretary declines to back any of the remaining six candidates in the race to succeed Theresa May.

Ipswich museum visitor numbers boosted by Rodin's Kiss (2 days old [14/06/19])

The loan of Rodin's The Kiss to Christchurch Mansion in Ipswich helps boost numbers.

Missing man's wife Valerie Armstrong 'finds relief in painting' (3 days old [13/06/19])

Painter Valerie Armstrong says she has been her own art therapist after her husband's disappearance.

Roma translator boosts pupils' learning and health at 38-language school (4 days old [12/06/19])

Vasile Sandu helps pupils at St Matthews Primary School in Ipswich but can also translate for parents.

School bus catches fire in Bury St Edmunds (3 days old [13/06/19])

More than 50 children and 14 adults are on board a bus when it bursts into flames in Bury St Edmunds.

The women who are killing it in taxidermy (4 days old [12/06/19])

The young women who are trying to change perceptions about a traditionally male-dominated practice.

Arrest over 'drive-by' rock throwing on Norfolk-Suffolk border (3 days old [13/06/19])

A man in his 20s is arrested on suspicion of damaging more than 50 vehicles in a series of attacks.

A12 Suffolk: Martlesham speed limits plan rejected (5 days old [11/06/19])

Highways planners want to introduce a range of speed restrictions before 2,000 homes are built.

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Evening Star News

The Essex entrepreneur accused of white slavery (2 hours old)

Firm pioneered mass-production of clothes, but came under fire for using cheap labour – mostly women

‘Dark cloud’ of Ipswich risks swallowing up beautiful village, councillor warns (3 hours old)

Housing growth on the outskirts of Ipswich could cast a “dark cloud” over the identity of a small outlying village, it has been warned.

Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race (3 hours old)

Regional MP Matt Hancock has revealed he is backing Boris Johnson in the Tory leadership race.

Record visitor numbers hoped for Ipswich Maritime Festival 2019 (6 hours old)

Ipswich Maritime Festival organisers are hoping for a record number of visitors to this summer’s event, as a host of activities and displays are already lined up.

Apache helicopters in two near-misses with light aircraft over Essex (7 hours old)

Army Apache helicopters and light aircraft were reported to have come within close proximity of each other over the same area of sky in Essex twice within weeks.

‘She will continue to fight’ – brave Ipswich girl, 6, in devastating cancer relapse (8 hours old)

Arabella Scannell, from Ipswich, is once again fighting for her life after the cancer she fought so hard to beat returned.

Were you at the Teddy Bears’ Picnic in Christchurch Park? (8 hours old)

If you went down to Christchurch Park at the weekend, you were in for a big surprise - as a giant Teddy Bears’ Picnic was held for young children in the glorious sunshine.

Have you been out on the Elmer trail this weekend? (8 hours old)

Despite only having arrived in the streets of Ipswich on Saturday, the elephants of Elmers Big Parade are already causing a stir in the town.

Lorry and four cars set alight overnight (8 hours old)

Police have begun investigations after a lorry and four cars were set on fire overnight in Ipswich.

MP reveals how he was ‘smuggled in’ to homeless B&B hostel - but ordered to leave (10 hours old)

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has revealed how he was “smuggled in” to a bed and breakfast hostel where homeless people were being placed - but was later ordered to leave.

EADT News

The Essex entrepreneur accused of white slavery (2 hours old)

Firm pioneered mass-production of clothes, but came under fire for using cheap labour – mostly women

‘Dark cloud’ of Ipswich risks swallowing up beautiful village, councillor warns (3 hours old)

Housing growth on the outskirts of Ipswich could cast a “dark cloud” over the identity of a small outlying village, it has been warned.

Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race (3 hours old)

Regional MP Matt Hancock has revealed he is backing Boris Johnson in the Tory leadership race.

Man’s body found at Lowestoft house (4 hours old)

An investigation is under way after a man’s body was found at a residential property.

Sunday league footballers hold open top bus parade to celebrate double success (5 hours old)

An Essex Sunday league football team celebrated winning the league and cup double in style with an open top bus parade.

Record visitor numbers hoped for Ipswich Maritime Festival 2019 (6 hours old)

Ipswich Maritime Festival organisers are hoping for a record number of visitors to this summer’s event, as a host of activities and displays are already lined up.

Apache helicopters in two near-misses with light aircraft over Essex (7 hours old)

Army Apache helicopters and light aircraft were reported to have come within close proximity of each other over the same area of sky in Essex twice within weeks.

‘She will continue to fight’ – brave Ipswich girl, 6, in devastating cancer relapse (8 hours old)

Arabella Scannell, from Ipswich, is once again fighting for her life after the cancer she fought so hard to beat returned.

Were you at the Teddy Bears’ Picnic in Christchurch Park? (8 hours old)

If you went down to Christchurch Park at the weekend, you were in for a big surprise - as a giant Teddy Bears’ Picnic was held for young children in the glorious sunshine.

MP reveals how he was ‘smuggled in’ to homeless B&B hostel - but ordered to leave (10 hours old)

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has revealed how he was “smuggled in” to a bed and breakfast hostel where homeless people were being placed - but was later ordered to leave.

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