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Upper Orwell Crossing: Ipswich bridge plan scrapped after £8m spent

Image copyright Suffolk County Council Image caption Three crossings were planned as part of the project A river crossing project is to be halted after a council said it had “exhausted” funding opportunities, despite having…


Learner driver killed in Thorndon crash was ’emotional’

Image copyright Suffolk Police Image caption Sonya Colton, 29, from Stoke Ash, Suffolk, died in a crash at Thorndon on 27 December 2016 A learner driver killed in a car crash was in an “emotional…


Ex-soldier drowned in ditch after rave on Somerleyton Estate

Image copyright Family Photo Image caption James Cossey’s body was found on the Somerleyton Estate on 20 May 2018 A former Army soldier drowned in a ditch on a country estate after attending a rave…


Blakeney Point grey seal pup births break record

Image copyright National Trust / Ian Ward Image caption A mother feeding her young pup on Blakeney Point The number of seals born at the UK’s largest grey seal colony has broken all records, the…


Benfleet deaths: Man set fire to mother-in-law

Image copyright Essex Police Image caption Jennifer Cronin was attacked by Kieren Lynch at her home in Benfleet, Essex A knife-wielding man set fire to himself and his mother-in-law in her back garden after his…


Tributes to ‘old-school copper’ PC Kevin Flint

Image copyright Thames Valley Police Image caption PC Kevin Flint had been with Thames Valley Police for 27 years An off-duty police officer killed in a motorbike crash has been described as an “old-school copper”…


Mick Lambert’s FA Cup winner’s medal stolen in burglary

Image caption Mick Lambert says he is not hopeful of seeing his FA Cup winner’s medal again A former Ipswich Town star has spoken of his pain after his FA Cup winner’s medal was stolen…


Hot air balloon unexpected landing near Peterborough

Image copyright Paul Reed Image caption The balloon had been seen “struggling” to gain height before landing in the middle of the road “Bemused” residents pitched in to help after a hot air balloon landed…


Crowd cheers Queen’s arrival at Sandringham church after Prince Philip crash

Image copyright Gareth Fuller/PA Wire Image caption The Queen was greeted by dozens of well-wishers for her visit to St Peter’s Church Well-wishers concerned for the Duke of Edinburgh after his crash were among those…


Christy Walshe: Shot-in-face victim was ‘unwaveringly loyal’

Image copyright Essex Police Image caption Christy Walshe died two days after being found by police The family of a woman fatally shot in the face have said they are “heartbroken” at her death. Christy…


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