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BBC News - Suffolk

Couples 'come to blows' in Ipswich family court waiting area (2 hours old)

A lack of space at Suffolk's only family law court means domestic abusers sit near victims, say lawyers.

Police identify body found in Ipswich river (2 hours old)

Police are treating the death of 22-year-old Joe Pooley as "unexplained".

Chickens run wild on Diss housing estate (2 hours old)

Residents hope the birds will scramble after quickly multiplying.

Heatwave reveals England's lost prehistoric sites (18 hours old)

Neolithic monuments, Iron Age settlements and a Roman farm have all been made visible in crop marks.

Ex-law lecturer Julian Myerscough appears in court on rape charges (1 day old)

Former University of East Anglia lecturer Julian Myerscough is remanded in custody.

Environment minister Therese Coffey defends Roundup weedkiller tweet (1 day old)

A minister who sparked a Twitter storm by promoting a controversial weedkiller defends her action.

Body found in river near Ipswich retail park (2 days old [13/08/18])

Police are investigating after the discovery was made near London Road in Ipswich on Monday.

Youngest master brewer Ross O'Hara gives his top tips (2 days old [13/08/18])

Ross O'Hara has qualified as the youngest master brewer at the age of just 28.

Ipswich Town fan Phil Taylor has been to every match in 24 years (4 days old [10/08/18])

Is there a football fan in the UK more loyal than Phil Taylor?

Carabao Cup: Exeter City 1-1 Ipswich Town (4-2 pens) (22 hours old)

League Two Exeter City beat Championship side Ipswich Town 4-2 on penalties to progress in the Carabao Cup.

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Evening Star News

Two men found not guilty of firearms offences in Clacton (1 hour 52 minutes old)

Two men, both from London, were found not guilty of three firearms charges after another man reported being shot at.

Rural communities still suffering from lack of 4G despite improvements (2 hours old)

Homes and businesses in rural communities across Suffolk and north Essex are still suffering from a lack of 4G mobile phone coverage, according to latest figures from Ofcom.

“The best man for the job,” Suffolk pre-hospital care charity BASICS announce new general manager (3 hours old)

The Uk’s leading pre-hospital care charity has announced a new general manager.

East Anglian farmers defend use of weed killer glyphosate (3 hours old)

East Anglian farmers have defended the use of weed killer glyphosate after the debate over its use was reignited following a US court case.

Who is moving into former Hughes unit in Beardmore Park, Martlesham? (3 hours old)

Work has begun on two new occupiers filling an empty store in Beardmore Park – but mystery still surrounds one of the new companies.

Further cash pledge for Nacton estate community projects following Tavis death (3 hours old)

Community leaders in south east Ipswich have pledged more cash for community groups in the Nacton estate, following community concerns in the wake of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens’ death.

Body found in River Gipping identified as Ipswich man, 22 (3 hours old)

The identity of a man pulled from the River Gipping on Monday has been revealed by Suffolk police.

Shotley Pier renovation plans set for approval next week (3 hours old)

A vision to restore Shotley Pier to its former glory is set to be decided next week – with proposals recommended to be given the go ahead despite community concerns.

“Grenfell fire gave the construction industry the wake up call it needed,” according to a leading Suffolk manufacturer of safety and access products (3 hours old)

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the managing director of a Suffolk-based manufacturer of safety and access products claims that consideration given by architects, contractors and building owners to fire safety “has never been greater,” but there is still work that can be done to prevent such an accident happening in the future.

Which new archeological site has been uncovered in Suffolk? (4 hours old)

The summer heatwave has helped to unearth Suffolk’s ancient past, with crop marks caused by warm weather revealing a new historic settlement at Stoke-by-Claire.

EADT News

Two men found not guilty of firearms offences in Clacton (1 hour 52 minutes old)

Two men, both from London, were found not guilty of three firearms charges after another man reported being shot at.

Rural communities still suffering from lack of 4G despite improvements (2 hours old)

Homes and businesses in rural communities across Suffolk and north Essex are still suffering from a lack of 4G mobile phone coverage, according to latest figures from Ofcom.

Two men arrested for Class A drug offences in ongoing crackdown (2 hours old)

Two men have been arrested in Lowestoft in connection with unconnected Class A drug offences.

East Anglian farmers defend use of weed killer glyphosate (3 hours old)

East Anglian farmers have defended the use of weed killer glyphosate after the debate over its use was reignited following a US court case.

Body found in River Gipping identified as Ipswich man, 22 (3 hours old)

The identity of a man pulled from the River Gipping on Monday has been revealed by Suffolk police.

“Grenfell fire gave the construction industry the wake up call it needed,” according to a leading Suffolk manufacturer of safety and access products (3 hours old)

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the managing director of a Suffolk-based manufacturer of safety and access products claims that consideration given by architects, contractors and building owners to fire safety “has never been greater,” but there is still work that can be done to prevent such an accident happening in the future.

Mid Suffolk council buys land next to A14 to build new commercial park (4 hours old)

Mid Suffolk Council has bought 100 acres of development land next to the A14 just outside Stowmarket to develop as a new business centre linked to Felixstowe port.

Diver returns home to Essex after saving lives of 12 boys trapped in Thai cave (6 hours old)

A diver returning to his family home in Essex has spoken of his immense pride in helping to rescue 12 boys and their assistant football coach from a cave in Thailand.

Revealed – Thousands of ambulance hours wasted waiting at A&E (6 hours old)

Frontline ambulance staff spent the equivalent of half a year waiting to handover patients to A&E at our hospitals.

Best-selling authors to step up to the crease in support of ‘Save our Suffolk Estuary’ campaign (6 hours old)

Illustrious authors will swap the tapping of keyboards for the gentle thwack of leather on willow in a bid to protect some of Suffolk’s most treasured landscapes from flooding.

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