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BBC News - Suffolk

Suffolk harbour master boat fire: Fundraising target exceeded (3 hours old)

The harbour master was making a cup of tea when his boat-cum-office went up in flames.

Babergh District Council: Authority 'no-one can pronounce' halts name change until 2021 (18 hours old)

Babergh council wants to allow at least two years before changing its name.

Train passengers shine in diamond hunt (1 day old)

Anneka Rice's future daughter-in-law praises people who searched for her engagement ring gem.

Man, 78, arrested over shooting in Brandon (1 day old)

The man is being detained under the Mental Health Act following his arrest, police say.

England takes the World Porridge Making title in the Highlands (2 days old [13/10/19])

Lisa Williams, from Suffolk, claims the golden spurtle in the 26th year of the Highlands competition.

Witchfinder General Matthew Hopkins: Play 'heals' wounds in Essex (3 days old [12/10/19])

The play Sisterhood is visiting sites where an infamous 16th Century torturer plied his trade.

Ed Sheeran and Griff Rhys Jones inspire names for gritters (3 days old [12/10/19])

People suggest names for gritting lorries as part of a naming competition.

Injured speedway rider Sam Norris sets racing return goal (5 days old [10/10/19])

Sam Norris, 15, suffered a serious brain injury in a crash in June but hopes to race again next year.

Ed Sheeran and Prince Harry team up for World Mental Health Day (5 days old [10/10/19])

The two famous redheads release a video in support of World Mental Health Day.

Needham Lake visitor centre plans go on show (5 days old [10/10/19])

The former gravel pit is the most-visited free attraction in the East of England.

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Evening Star News

Pony rescued from swimming pool (1 hour 39 minutes old)

A pony made a splash when it wandered into the garden of a house and ended up trapped in a swimming pool.

Crash victim family’s ‘nightmare’ because lorry driver used phone (2 hours old)

The bereaved husband of a woman killed by a dangerous driver, who was distracted by his mobile phone, has spoken about the ‘nightmare’ of his loss.

Does Suffolk have a dog poo problem? (2 hours old)

For the Suffolk tourism industry October is a special month.

High profile murder case detective wins policing’s ‘players’ player’ award (3 hours old)

A detective who worked on major investigations including the murder of an Ipswich teenager has been awarded for his contribution to policing.

Town skipper Chambers lends support to Stand Up to Cancer campaign (4 hours old)

Ipswich Town’s Luke Chambers has spoken of his gratitude to those who helped him and his family through his mother’s cancer battle as he lent his support to a nationwide fundraising campaign.

‘Everybody heard the chants’ – Former Town defender Mings on Sofia racism (5 hours old)

Former Ipswich Town defender Tyrone Mings has revealed he heard racist abuse before last night’s Euro 2020 qualifier between England and Bulgaria had even kicked off.

5 places to eat cheaply (and well) in Dubrovnik (15 hours old)

Known affectionately as the Pearl of the Adriatic, this Croatian city has become a hot spot. Eating out can be expensive, but our food and drink editor found some little gems there which won’t break the bank.

Shock after suspected Co-op burglars chased down A14 by police (17 hours old)

People living in Leiston have expressed their shock after masked men armed with crowbars smashed their way into the Sizewell Road Co-op in an attack that ended in a 30-mile police chase across Suffolk.

Orwell Bridge overnight closures postponed (18 hours old)

Planned closures of the Orwell Bridge that were due to start tonight have been cancelled.

Biker who died after Felixstowe crash named by police (19 hours old)

A biker who died following a crash in Felixstowe has been named by police as Robert Parry, 61.

EADT News

Road closed for 10 days for ‘emergency carriageway repairs’ (1 hour 13 minutes old)

A rural road has been closed for emergency repairs to the carriageway.

Pony rescued from swimming pool (1 hour 39 minutes old)

A pony made a splash when it wandered into the garden of a house and ended up trapped in a swimming pool.

Rare Porcelain mug and ‘fabulous’ diorama to feature in specialist auction (2 hours old)

A range of desirable, rare and unusual items will go under the hammer as part of a special sale next week.

Crash victim family’s ‘nightmare’ because lorry driver used phone (2 hours old)

The bereaved husband of a woman killed by a dangerous driver, who was distracted by his mobile phone, has spoken about the ‘nightmare’ of his loss.

Once-struggling Suffolk school now rated ‘Good’ by inspectors (2 hours old)

SET Ixworth school is celebrating a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted inspectors after previously being told it required improvement.

Power restored to homes and businesses (2 hours old)

Power has been restored to homes and businesses in the Lowestoft area.

Road closure in place with traffic diverted for level crossing works (2 hours old)

Motorists are being warned of possible delays as a busy road is closed and traffic is diverted.

Mini driver, 87, dies in hospital following crash (2 hours old)

A woman in her 80s has died in hospital following a two-vehicle road collision in Halstead, Essex.

Does Suffolk have a dog poo problem? (2 hours old)

For the Suffolk tourism industry October is a special month.

High profile murder case detective wins policing’s ‘players’ player’ award (3 hours old)

A detective who worked on major investigations including the murder of an Ipswich teenager has been awarded for his contribution to policing.

Ipswich