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BBC News - Suffolk

Fire breaks out at Stowmarket malt factory (1 day old)

The Suffolk factory makes malted ingredients, including the honeycomb centres of Maltesers.

A14 Orwell Bridge closure plans revealed (2 days old [22/01/20])

It is estimated closing the A14 bridge costs Ipswich's economy £1m a day.

Sizewell: RSPB Minsmere nature reserve fears 'environmental impact' on wildlife (2 days old [22/01/20])

EDF Energy wants to build new reactors next to the existing Sizewell B near Minsmere nature reserve.

HMP Highpoint: Jail has 'too few probation officers' (2 days old [22/01/20])

Inspectors found "serious weaknesses" at HMP Highpoint in Suffolk despite a positive report.

Newmarket stabbing: Mother of two 'stabbed 10 times and strangled' (4 days old [20/01/20])

A 28-year-old man appears at court charged with murder.

Orfordness lighthouse: Neighbouring coastguard station could be removed (4 days old [20/01/20])

The building has stood next to an erosion-hit lighthouse for about 120 years.

Department store Beales collapses into administration (4 days old [20/01/20])

The collapse of the company, founded in 1881, puts more than 1,000 jobs at risk

County lines: Why one Suffolk teenager said no to drugs dealers (4 days old [20/01/20])

One teenager says he is speaking out to show you can hit "rock bottom" and still work your way up.

NHS manager gloated over coverage of care home death (1 day old)

A mental health trust claims it "got away with it again" over news coverage of a woman's death.

Alan Partridge superfan spends hours finding festival props (2 days old [23/01/20])

Festival organiser Paul Wassell goes to great lengths to celebrate his love of the cult creation.

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Evening Star News

Orfordness Lighthouse teeters on brink after relentless erosion (5 hours old)

Dramatic images demonstrate just how close the threatened Orfordness Lighthouse is to the shoreline following years of coastal erosion.

Tributes paid to Ipswich cricket colonel and local legend Paul Crane (8 hours old)

Tributes have been paid to cricket-loving ‘colonel’ and local Ipswich Greyhound legend Paul Crane.

‘Litter quickly reappears’ - couple vow to tackle street rubbish in Ipswich suburb (8 hours old)

A green-living couple are starting a group to step up the fight against street rubbish in a busy Ipswich suburb - after noticing that “litter quickly reappears” when cleared away.

Travellers pitch up near Martlesham Aldi (9 hours old)

Several caravans have pitched up near Aldi at Martlesham Heath.

Boy charged with Ipswich knife-point robbery and charity shop burglary (9 hours old)

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with robbing another teenager at knife-point and burgling a charity shop in Ipswich.

13 podcasts you can’t afford to miss (10 hours old)

With the rise of digital technology, the spread of smart phones, podcasts have become one of the defining entertainment success stories of the 21st century. We take a look at some of our favourite shows ‘on the net’

Scandals and gaffes that rocked the Royal family (10 hours old)

Outrage has surrounded the stepping back of Harry and Meghan from their Royal titles.... but it’s not the first (and won’t be the last) controversy for the family

Hotel chain’s £3m headache as town project goes over budget (11 hours old)

A major budget hotel chain faced a major writedown after hitting difficulties converting an old listed building in Ipswich.

Get your kids gardening with our great giveaway (11 hours old)

Collect coupons to win a share of £10,000 worth of gardening goodies for your local primary school with the Plant to Plate scheme.

Brazen thieves steal thousands of pounds of goods in A14 lorry raids (11 hours old)

Raiders stole thousands of pounds worth of goods from two lorries parked near the Orwell Bridge.

EADT News

Orfordness Lighthouse teeters on brink after relentless erosion (5 hours old)

Dramatic images demonstrate just how close the threatened Orfordness Lighthouse is to the shoreline following years of coastal erosion.

Celebrations as village completes £700k modern makeover for community venue (6 hours old)

Villagers welcomed a government minister to see how they have transformed their not-fit-for-purpose community hall with a modern makeover to create a warm and inviting venue.

Stansted Airport expansion scrapped after shock council decision (7 hours old)

Stansted Airport’s long-awaited expansion was dramatically blocked after the district council overturned a previous decision to green-light the plans.

Tributes paid to Ipswich cricket colonel and local legend Paul Crane (8 hours old)

Tributes have been paid to cricket-loving ‘colonel’ and local Ipswich Greyhound legend Paul Crane.

‘Litter quickly reappears’ - couple vow to tackle street rubbish in Ipswich suburb (8 hours old)

A green-living couple are starting a group to step up the fight against street rubbish in a busy Ipswich suburb - after noticing that “litter quickly reappears” when cleared away.

‘Loving’ 20-year-old was found unconscious by her father, inquest hears (10 hours old)

A 20-year-old “lively, loving” daughter died despite paramedics performing CPR for more than an hour, an inquest has heard.

13 podcasts you can’t afford to miss (10 hours old)

With the rise of digital technology, the spread of smart phones, podcasts have become one of the defining entertainment success stories of the 21st century. We take a look at some of our favourite shows ‘on the net’

Scandals and gaffes that rocked the Royal family (10 hours old)

Outrage has surrounded the stepping back of Harry and Meghan from their Royal titles.... but it’s not the first (and won’t be the last) controversy for the family

Hotel chain’s £3m headache as town project goes over budget (11 hours old)

A major budget hotel chain faced a major writedown after hitting difficulties converting an old listed building in Ipswich.

Huge revamp to close Aldi for 10 days (11 hours old)

Aldi lovers will be forced to go elsewhere while the discount store in Brandon undergoes a complete refurbishment, closing the shop for 10 days.

Ipswich