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BBC News - Suffolk

A12 in Suffolk closed after man dies in van crash (1 hour 48 minutes old)

A man in his 50s dies after the van he was driving left the A12 in Suffolk in a single-vehicle crash.

Lowestoft rape suspect extradited from Spain (3 hours old)

Ajay Rana, 34, had left the UK when he was identified as a suspect after the attack, police say.

'Shock' as late mum spotted in Strictly Come Dancing tribute (4 hours old)

A Strictly Come Dancing tribute was the first time a woman had seen any moving footage of her mum.

Reindeer events cancelled across England after abuse video (23 hours old)

Companies withdraw festive business after a video highlights abuse of the animals.

Ipswich port postpones pigeon cull after outcry (22 hours old)

The port operator planned to shoot the birds on Sunday after concerns about its grain stores.

Suffolk pothole payouts double in 2018 (1 day old)

Total payouts for pothole damage to cars more than double, with road repairs "too little, too late".

Lowestoft police van theft: Man in court (1 day old)

A 27-year-old man appears in court after a police van was stolen from a police station.

Seawall lowered to protect Havergate Island in Suffolk (4 days old [10/11/18])

The "counter intuitive" project aims to safeguard a RSPB nature reserve from storm surges.

Ed Sheeran auctions bedroom items for Suffolk hospice (3 days old [10/11/18])

A pair of his old boxers, a guitar and toys fetch £53,000 in a charity auction of the star's items.

Reading 2-2 Ipswich: Reading's late header earns a draw (3 days old [10/11/18])

An 84th-minute header from Yakou Meite earns Reading a point after bottom side Ipswich had led for much of the game.

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Evening Star News

Felixstowe vegans - did you know there’s a new plant-based cafe in the town? (13 minutes old)

Vegan eatery the Greenhouse Cafe has opened in Felixstowe on Orwell Road.

Suffolk police seeks ‘inspirational’ chief constable (25 minutes old)

Suffolk police is seeking an ‘inspirational’ replacement for its outgoing chief constable.

Felixstowe schools to part ties with controversial academy trust (31 minutes old)

An academy trust which has come under fire from concerned parents is to relinquish control of two Felixstowe schools amid government pressure.

For the many, not the few – Suffolk axe to fall on transport and road spending (33 minutes old)

Things are getting tight at Suffolk County Council – and next year’s budget is going to be even more challenging than it has faced this year.

Mass delays on Liverpool Street service (40 minutes old)

Delays and cancellations are expected from London Liverpool Street services to East Anglia after a points failure.

Pet-friendly holiday lodges that come with free doggy treats scoop prestigious award (52 minutes old)

A holiday lodge park in Suffolk which opened last year has won a diamond award for its exceptional quality and outstanding customer service.

Council reveals swathe of cutbacks from 2019 and proposals for council tax increase from 2019 (1 hour 48 minutes old)

Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.

Police warn Ipswich residents after man steals large sum of money during distraction burglary (2 hours old)

Ipswich residents are being urged to be vigilant following a distraction burglary in which a purse was stolen from an elderly couple.

EDF’s nuclear development director expresses concern over finding workers to build Sizewell C after Brexit (2 hours old)

As the debate heats up over Suffolk’s next nuclear plant and new investors climb on board, Julia Pyke from EDF reveals her concerns about recruiting the workers needed to build Sizewell C after Brexit.

Don’t believe ‘snowmaggedon’ hype, weather forecaster warns (2 hours old)

Warnings of a deluge of snow in the next two weeks are not to be believed, a weather forecaster has warned.

EADT News

Felixstowe vegans - did you know there’s a new plant-based cafe in the town? (13 minutes old)

Vegan eatery the Greenhouse Cafe has opened in Felixstowe on Orwell Road.

Suffolk police seeks ‘inspirational’ chief constable (25 minutes old)

Suffolk police is seeking an ‘inspirational’ replacement for its outgoing chief constable.

Firefighters concerned after bungalow floods (30 minutes old)

Firefighters were called to a flooded home in Mendlesham today amid concerns property’s electric under-floor heating could be a safety hazard.

Felixstowe schools to part ties with controversial academy trust (31 minutes old)

An academy trust which has come under fire from concerned parents is to relinquish control of two Felixstowe schools amid government pressure.

Mass delays on Liverpool Street service (40 minutes old)

Delays and cancellations are expected from London Liverpool Street services to East Anglia after a points failure.

Pet-friendly holiday lodges that come with free doggy treats scoop prestigious award (52 minutes old)

A holiday lodge park in Suffolk which opened last year has won a diamond award for its exceptional quality and outstanding customer service.

Alleged rogue trader denies 17 charges of fraud around Lowestoft (57 minutes old)

The trial of an alleged rogue trader accused of fraud is due to take place in February next year.

‘Shining star to us all’ - nine-year-old brain tumour sufferer writes inspiring book during treatment (1 hour 10 minutes old)

She might be battling an inoperable brain tumour - but that has not stopped this inspirational nine-year-old getting celebrities to help her with a book which raises funds for others sufferers.

Man jailed for ‘abhorrent’ child sexual offences (1 hour 30 minutes old)

A man from north Essex will spend five years in prison for several offences including sexual activity with a young child.

Council reveals swathe of cutbacks from 2019 and proposals for council tax increase from 2019 (1 hour 48 minutes old)

Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.

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