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BBC News - Suffolk

Alistair Livingstone book: 'Life as Britain's Supercop broke me' (16 hours old)

A former policeman heralded for making the most arrests details the toll the job took in a new book.

Christmas turkeys lorry crash: Suffolk driver banned after admitted drug use (23 hours old)

Kelvin Gombera admits coming off an A-road after falling asleep while under the influence of drugs.

Church bells at Laxfield, Suffolk to be restored 'by Christmas' (1 day old)

Two of the six existing bells at a parish church are more than 500 years old.

Girl, 2, 'dry-drowned' in 'tragic' accident in Suffolk pond (2 days old [22/09/20])

Violet Knox was found lifeless in the water minutes after playing with her sibling.

Your questions answered: Covid-19 in the East of England (1 day old)

Answering your questions on what the latest coronavirus restrictions mean for our region.

Sizewell C nuclear power station plans 'do not address local impact' (1 day old)

Suffolk County Council refuses to fully back EDF energy's plans for the Sizewell C plant.

Coronavirus: Suffolk virtual art classes 'inspired me to follow my dreams' (1 day old)

Andreas Johnson, 30, says taking part in the online art group has made him "happy" during lockdown.

Dream Lodge Group director Simon Moir banned (1 day old)

Simon Moir's actions "have caused substantial losses to investors", the Insolvency Service said.

Suffolk boy with rare cancer ready for first day at school (2 days old [21/09/20])

Alec Carpenter's parents say they are "so proud" of his achievements.

Kevin Dundon 1980 ferry disappearance: Foul play feared (3 days old [21/09/20])

Kevin Dundon went missing while on a vessel returning to Felixstowe from Zeebrugge.

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Evening Star News

Boy, 15, shot in Kesgrave regains consciousness (1 hour 23 minutes old)

A teenager who was shot on Kesgrave’s Grange Farm estate while walking to school has regained consciousness in hospital.

Suffolk businesses react to new coronavirus job support scheme (1 hour 37 minutes old)

Business leaders have said chancellor Rishi Sunak’s new Job Support Scheme is a “very welcome” boost to Suffolk’s economy - although some have questioned whether it goes far enough.

Man injured in van crash at Tesco Copdock (2 hours old)

A man has suffered head injuries after being involved in a collision with a van in the car park of Tesco at Copdock.

Ipswich Rudolph Run given the go ahead for 2020 (2 hours old)

Excited children will get to see this year’s popular Rudolph Run in Ipswich despite Covid-19 - after organisers confirmed: “We are confident that we can safely deliver Rudolph for all volunteers and the public.”

Shipping firm sees orders soar as Amazon orders go through the roof (2 hours old)

A Felixstowe shipping firm is looking to expand in response to post-lockdown demand.

Cineworld at risk after £1.3bn loss in first half of 2020 (4 hours old)

Cinemas in Suffolk could be at risk after Cineworld warned it may struggle to survive a second coronavirus lockdown.

Ex-Premier League footballer becomes Diabetes UK ambassador after father died from condition (4 hours old)

A former Premier League footballer, who has seen first-hand the impact of diabetes after losing his father to the condition, has teamed up with the charity Diabetes UK.

OPINION: Goodbye to the era of franchises for rail firms – but will we have a better future? (5 hours old)

This week’s news that the rail franchise system is effectively dead and is to be replaced by a new “commissioning” model with the government engaging companies to run specific services has been lost in all the other news about Covid, but it’s a really big deal for travellers, says Paul Geater.

11,000 new homes to be built in Suffolk coastal by 2036 (5 hours old)

More than half of the 11,000 homes planned for East Suffolk over coming years will be built in Felixstowe and the greater Ipswich area, it has been confirmed.

Suffolk ‘Supercop’ Ali Livingstone pens new book on life in policing and his mental health breakdown (5 hours old)

As a successful Suffolk police officer, Ali Livingstone was once dubbed ‘supercop’ for his enviable arrest record before a debilitating mental breakdown saw him walk away from the job he loved. Now the former sergeant has penned an insightful new book which shines a light on the challenges of modern policing, the trauma he faced, and the journey to regain his mental health.

EADT News

Family-owned farm trailer maker gears up to launch new range (1 hour 16 minutes old)

A Suffolk farm equipment manufacturer is set to launch a new trailer range across its UK network and mainland Europe after signing a deal with a Dutch firm.

Boy, 15, shot in Kesgrave regains consciousness (1 hour 23 minutes old)

A teenager who was shot on Kesgrave’s Grange Farm estate while walking to school has regained consciousness in hospital.

Suffolk businesses react to new coronavirus job support scheme (1 hour 37 minutes old)

Business leaders have said chancellor Rishi Sunak’s new Job Support Scheme is a “very welcome” boost to Suffolk’s economy - although some have questioned whether it goes far enough.

Man accused of drug offences in Leiston faces trial (1 hour 55 minutes old)

The trial of a man accused of drug offences in Leiston is expected to get underway next week.

‘It’s been a blast’ – Pub to close 17 months after major revamp (2 hours old)

A “well-known and popular” pub will close its doors for the final time this weekend.

Care homes group invests £1m in garden pods to help residents see relatives during pandemic (2 hours old)

Residents across care homes in East Anglia and the south of England are being kept in face-to-face contact with loved ones through lockdown – thanks to a £1m investment.

Man injured in van crash at Tesco Copdock (2 hours old)

A man has suffered head injuries after being involved in a collision with a van in the car park of Tesco at Copdock.

Police probe alleged abuse at mental health hospital (2 hours old)

Police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of abuse at a private mental health hospital - where inspectors found CCTV footage of staff dragging, slapping and kicking a patient.

Shipping firm sees orders soar as Amazon orders go through the roof (2 hours old)

A Felixstowe shipping firm is looking to expand in response to post-lockdown demand.

Chancellor reveals plan to save jobs by paying two thirds of lost wages (4 hours old)

Rishi Sunak has taken to the House of Commons today to set out a new plan to save jobs in the face of a second wave of the coronavirus. The chancellor outlined today that the new job support scheme will provide financial aid to those whose work is at risk.

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