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BBC News - Suffolk

Greater Anglia services 'severely disrupted' by signalling fault (8 hours old)

More than 150 services are affected across Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex.

General election 2019: Female boxers take on politics (17 hours old)

Female boxers in a Suffolk port town have their say on the forthcoming general election.

Aldeburgh lifeboat disaster 1899 remembered with launch (2 days old [07/12/19])

The lifeboat capsized in heavy seas shortly after its launch, resulting in seven deaths.

Lowestoft acid attack: Two police officers hurt (4 days old [05/12/19])

Police said the officers were on a pre-planned operation when they were attacked with the substance.

St Neots firm builds 'seaside town' at HQ to inspire staff (3 days old [05/12/19])

Part of a factory is transformed to look like a pub and beach to encourage workers to mix.

Arrests made after group 'seen leaving a boat' in Southwold Harbour (4 days old [05/12/19])

Police are called when a group is seen leaving a boat in Southwold, Suffolk, border officials say.

England awakes to beautiful sunrise (4 days old [05/12/19])

People across the country are treated to views of stunning skies on a wintry December morning.

Suffolk hoard of Anglo-Saxon coins sells for £90k (4 days old [04/12/19])

The collection, made up of 99 "silver pennies", was discovered in March 2017 in a Suffolk field.

Paedophile teacher John McKno choked to death on food (7 days old [02/12/19])

John McKno was serving a 14-year jail term for sexually abusing five boys in the 1970s and 1980s.

Dovercourt parent tells of bedroom ceiling collapse (17 hours old)

People living in a historic terraced building say they have been plagued by problems.

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Evening Star News

Genealogists win libel case against rival (5 minutes old)

An Ipswich father and son genealogy firm which has worked on top TV show Who Do You Think You Are has been awarded £40,000 in libel damages against a rival.

Woman thwarts would-be robber by punching him in face (5 minutes old)

A woman foiled an attempt to steal her handbag in Ipswich when she punched the would-be robber in the face.

A12 reopens after car hits tree near KFC (34 minutes old)

The A12 has reopened after a car collided with a tree at Martlesham Heath.

What is going wrong with Greater Anglia’s new £1.4bn trains? (39 minutes old)

The litany of problems with Greater Anglia’s new trains that are causing misery for passengers can today be revealed.

Who is standing in my seat in the 2019 General Election? (45 minutes old)

Who’s standing in my constituency, who’s likely to win, what are the main issues, and is there any point in voting tactically on Thursday?

Family’s tribute to ‘wonderful’ father as they honour his last wish (1 hour 4 minutes old)

Tributes have been paid to a “wonderful” father-of-three from Suffolk as his family honoured his last wishes at a Christmas-themed market.

East of England nuclear contracts top £650m as Hinkley C contractors turn their attention to Sizewell C (1 hour 26 minutes old)

More than £650m worth of nuclear contracts have been awarded to East of England companies for a nuclear power plant project which is set to provide the template for Sizewell C, it has been revealed.

Why can’t Greater Anglia’s new trains cope with leaves on the line? (1 hour 36 minutes old)

Passengers on Greater Anglia’s rural routes are continuing to face massive disruption because of signalling problems – with investigators looking hard at whether there are issues with the new train fleet coming into service.

Jewellery, watch and bank card stolen in village burglary (1 hour 45 minutes old)

A number of items – including a bank card, jewellery and a watch – were stolen following a burglary in a village near Sudbury.

Orwell Bridge REOPENS following police incident (2 hours old)

The Orwell Bridge has reopened in both directions after police were called to deal with an incident.

EADT News

Woman thwarts would-be robber by punching him in face (5 minutes old)

A woman foiled an attempt to steal her handbag in Ipswich when she punched the would-be robber in the face.

A12 reopens after car hits tree near KFC (34 minutes old)

The A12 has reopened after a car collided with a tree at Martlesham Heath.

Domestic abuser with Mickey Mouse tattoo escapes from Norwich Prison (37 minutes old)

This is the face of a man being hunted by police after he escaped from Norwich Prison.

Who is standing in my seat in the 2019 General Election? (45 minutes old)

Who’s standing in my constituency, who’s likely to win, what are the main issues, and is there any point in voting tactically on Thursday?

Family’s tribute to ‘wonderful’ father as they honour his last wish (1 hour 4 minutes old)

Tributes have been paid to a “wonderful” father-of-three from Suffolk as his family honoured his last wishes at a Christmas-themed market.

East of England nuclear contracts top £650m as Hinkley C contractors turn their attention to Sizewell C (1 hour 26 minutes old)

More than £650m worth of nuclear contracts have been awarded to East of England companies for a nuclear power plant project which is set to provide the template for Sizewell C, it has been revealed.

Why can’t Greater Anglia’s new trains cope with leaves on the line? (1 hour 36 minutes old)

Passengers on Greater Anglia’s rural routes are continuing to face massive disruption because of signalling problems – with investigators looking hard at whether there are issues with the new train fleet coming into service.

Jewellery, watch and bank card stolen in village burglary (1 hour 45 minutes old)

A number of items – including a bank card, jewellery and a watch – were stolen following a burglary in a village near Sudbury.

Suffolk star dropped from Crufts commentary team (3 hours old)

Suffolk television presenter Peter Purves has been dropped as a commentator from Channel 4’s coverage of the Crufts dog show.

Two-car crash sees one vehicle collide with tree (3 hours old)

Two cars were involved in a crash in a Suffolk village this morning which resulted in one vehicle colliding with a tree.

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