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BBC News - Suffolk

Ipswich takeaway murder: Three boys in court (4 hours old)

Richard Day died after being "punched and kicked multiple times" outside the food shop in Ipswich.

Lloyds, Virgin and Direct Line to cut hundreds of jobs (23 hours old)

Lloyds says 780 jobs will go this year, Direct Line is cutting 800 positions, and Virgin Money 500.

Easton Bavents: Farmer's cliff-top cottage demolished (16 hours old)

The house was left close to the cliff edge after a storm destroyed a large chunk of land.

LED street lights to be installed across Suffolk in £9.8m scheme (1 day old)

The local authority claims the new lamps would save as much as 60% of energy bills.

Ipswich northern bypass: Project abandoned due to lack of support (1 day old)

Protesters had raised concerns about increased pollution and destruction of the countryside.

Fake psychiatrist 'did not contribute' to Suffolk man's death (1 day old)

An epileptic man's death "may have been prevented" by better follow-up care, an inquest hears.

'Unsafe' Orfordness Lighthouse to be demolished (2 days old [25/02/20])

The decision comes despite attempts to save the Grade II listed Suffolk landmark from coastal erosion.

TripAdvisor names Ipswich 'among world's top emerging destinations' (2 days old [25/02/20])

The Suffolk town was given a boost by chart-topper Ed Sheeran but insists it has plenty more to offer.

Simon Warr false abuse claims worse than fatal diagnoses (2 days old [24/02/20])

BBC broadcaster and former teacher Simon Warr died from pancreatic and liver cancer aged 65.

Ed Sheeran ticket touts jailed in 'landmark' Leeds case (2 days old [24/02/20])

A married couple bought and re-sold gig tickets worth millions of pounds using multiple identities.

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Evening Star News

School of Rock, West End hit show, is coming to Ipswich Regent (48 minutes old)

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit, award-winning West End show School of Rock - The Musical will be thundering onto the Ipswich Regent stage next year. The show will be stopping off in Ipswich as part of a major UK tour.

Suffolk homeless figures fall – but do they show how serious problem is? (54 minutes old)

The number of homeless people sleeping rough in Suffolk has fallen again according to official government figures – but there remains concern that this hides the true scale of the problem.

Illegal drivers in Ipswich street threatened with £50 fines (1 hour 3 minutes old)

Motorists who flout road laws to drive down Ipswich’s Dog Head Street have been warned they will be slapped with a £50 if they ignore signs banning cars from the road.

Warning over ‘British Gas’ scam calls (4 hours old)

Fraudsters are calling Suffolk householders pretending to be from British Gas in an attempt to gain bank details, trading standards has warned.

Man found dead inside car in Needham Market (4 hours old)

The body of a man has been discovered inside a car in Needham Market.

Heart transplant patient hopes changes to organ donor laws will save Suffolk lives (4 hours old)

A Suffolk man whose life was saved following a heart transplant has said he hopes more lives will be saved in the county due to changes in organ donation laws.

In pictures: Suffolk’s first sighting of snow this winter (5 hours old)

Parts of Suffolk and Essex have woken up to a light dusting of snow for the first time in 2020.

Willis building sends home group of workers as coronavirus ‘precaution’ (5 hours old)

A group of workers at the Willis building in Ipswich have been sent home after travelling to Italy on a work trip.

Teenage trio in court charged with murder of man outside Ipswich takeaway (5 hours old)

Three 16-year-old boys have appeared in court charged with murdering a man outside an Ipswich takeaway.

Orwell Bridge clears after earlier lorry breakdown (5 hours old)

Traffic has cleared on the Orwell Bridge after a lorry broke down near Wherstead.

EADT News

Suffolk stations get help to improve access for people with disabilities (30 minutes old)

Greater Anglia has been awarded funding to improve disabled access to two stations in Suffolk.

School of Rock, West End hit show, is coming to Ipswich Regent (57 minutes old)

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit, award-winning West End show School of Rock - The Musical will be thundering onto the Ipswich Regent stage next year. The show will be stopping off in Ipswich as part of a major UK tour.

Lowestoft Archives to reopen with family event (1 hour 3 minutes old)

Visitors are being encouraged to attend a family event at a “refreshed and remodelled” venue this weekend.

Suffolk homeless figures fall – but do they show how serious problem is? (1 hour 3 minutes old)

The number of homeless people sleeping rough in Suffolk has fallen again according to official government figures – but there remains concern that this hides the true scale of the problem.

A140 CLOSED as police, fire and ambulance crews respond to crash (1 hour 6 minutes old)

The A140 is currently closed in both directions as emergency services deal with the scene of a crash between a van and a car.

Illegal drivers in Ipswich street threatened with £50 fines (1 hour 12 minutes old)

Motorists who flout road laws to drive down Ipswich’s Dog Head Street have been warned they will be slapped with a £50 if they ignore signs banning cars from the road.

Plan for permanent traveller site is rejected (1 hour 43 minutes old)

A plan to convert a plot of land in the heart of the Suffolk countryside used for keeping horses into a permanent traveller site has been rejected by planners.

Holiday park investors who lost millions targeted by scammers (1 hour 51 minutes old)

Customers who lost millions of pounds investing in holiday lodges are now being targeted by scammers.

New park at Bury station creates 100 spaces for passengers’ vehicles (2 hours old)

The car park at Bury St Edmunds railway station has now been quadrupled in size to give room for more than 100 vehicles for rail passengers.

Warning over ‘British Gas’ scam calls (4 hours old)

Fraudsters are calling Suffolk householders pretending to be from British Gas in an attempt to gain bank details, trading standards has warned.

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