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BBC News - Suffolk

University of Suffolk hosts all-female games jam (20 hours old)

Organisers hope the "amazing" opportunity will help encourage more women into the gaming industry.

Roman coin stash 'may have been linked to Boudiccan revolt' (1 day old)

There was an increase in hoarding coins during the "tumultuous" reign of the queen, an expert says.

Peregrine chicks fledge from BT water tower in Suffolk (2 days old [14/07/19])

A female and two male falcons are learning survival skills after fledging from a water tower.

Sizewell B nuclear plant ammonia leak closes part of beach (3 days old [12/07/19])

A spokeswoman says the leak was "immediately contained" and there was "no risk to public health".

Ed Sheeran's 'funny' Ipswich name-check on Eminem track (3 days old [12/07/19])

Ed Sheeran says it was "funny" to name-check the town on his latest Eminem collaboration.

Suffolk A14: Firms bid to end '£360m-a-year delays' (3 days old [12/07/19])

Businesses identify seven "pinch points" in need of improvement on the east-west dual carriageway.

East of England 999 software risks missing sepsis (3 days old [12/07/19])

The East of England Ambulance Service says it is working to improve diagnoses by call handlers.

Newmarket deaths: Dad found bodies of son, 4, and wife (4 days old [11/07/19])

Abhay Roa, four, and Snehashree Sudarshan were found dead in a house in Newmarket.

Orfordness lighthouse could be lost to the sea (4 days old [11/07/19])

Volunteers hope to dismantle the lighthouse but admit it could fall victim to the waves.

Ipswich's 'Robocop' quits force due to mental health (7 days old [08/07/19])

Ali Livingstone was at one point Britain's most prolific police officer for arrests.

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Evening Star News

Work starts on new school building in Ipswich (8 hours old)

A state-of-the-art new building designed to help boost a special school in Ipswich is a step closer after building work got under way.

Rising Kesgrave star to ‘embrace the experience of playing at Latitude’ (8 hours old)

Aspiring musicians of the future will be among those to get their chance in the spotlight when a Suffolk orchestra performs at one of the UK’s biggest music festivals.

Do you think you could be a Detective Constable? (8 hours old)

Could you be a police detective? Suffolk Constabulary is looking for new crime-solving sleuths from all walks of life.

Police ‘urgently’ seeking man in connection with Jaywick murder (10 hours old)

Essex police are wanting to speak to a man in connection with the murder of a 58-year-old man who died in a house in Jaywick this weekend.

One “incredible” month of mammoth Elmer’s Big Parade (11 hours old)

It is a month since 55 Elmers paraded into Ipswich and ever since families have been stomping around the town looking for the colourful creatures and their smaller Learning Herd friends.

WATCH - Cute tiger cubs are now a month old, and zoo visitors can take a peek (11 hours old)

Amur tiger cubs at Colchester Zoo can now be seen by visitors - and the public will soon be asked to help name the adorable trio.

How will you get to Ipswich’s Chantry Park for Ed Sheeran concert? (11 hours old)

Hadleigh Road in Ipswich will be closed for four days over the August Bank Holiday weekend as part of the travel arrangements for the Ed Sheeran Concerts at Chantry Park.

Road at Westerfield open again after completion of work at level crossing (12 hours old)

The busy B1077 has re-opened after seven weeks of work by Network Rail to make Westerfield’s level crossing safer.

What is going to happen to Ipswich’s Game store after Sport Direct takeover? (12 hours old)

Sports Direct’s £52m takeover of Game Digital is nearing completion but the move could lead to store closures across the UK.

Chantry Library given £15,000 makeover (13 hours old)

A popular Ipswich library described as a “pillar of its community” has been given a £15,000 refurbishment to help it continue providing vital public services.

EADT News

Work starts on new school building in Ipswich (8 hours old)

A state-of-the-art new building designed to help boost a special school in Ipswich is a step closer after building work got under way.

Rising Kesgrave star to ‘embrace the experience of playing at Latitude’ (8 hours old)

Aspiring musicians of the future will be among those to get their chance in the spotlight when a Suffolk orchestra performs at one of the UK’s biggest music festivals.

Police ‘urgently’ seeking man in connection with Jaywick murder (10 hours old)

Essex police are wanting to speak to a man in connection with the murder of a 58-year-old man who died in a house in Jaywick this weekend.

WATCH - Cute tiger cubs are now a month old, and zoo visitors can take a peek (11 hours old)

Amur tiger cubs at Colchester Zoo can now be seen by visitors - and the public will soon be asked to help name the adorable trio.

‘He was a lovely soul’ - family’s heartfelt tribute to teenager who struggled in silence with mental ill health (11 hours old)

The family of a “sensitive and loving” teenager who took his own life after struggling in silence with mental ill health for two years have urged others to speak out about their problems.

New Aldi store to open at retail park (11 hours old)

A new supermarket is set to open in Lowestoft next month.

Farmers share their horror stories as latest HSE figures reveal sector’s woeful safety record (11 hours old)

East Anglian farmers have revealed their accident horror stories – and battles with mental health issues – in a bid to help their sector improve its safety record and prevent avoidable deaths.

Father-of-two from Haverhill took his own life, inquest hears (11 hours old)

A 29-year-old father-of-two who suffered with schizophrenia took his own life, an inquest has concluded.

How will you get to Ipswich’s Chantry Park for Ed Sheeran concert? (11 hours old)

Hadleigh Road in Ipswich will be closed for four days over the August Bank Holiday weekend as part of the travel arrangements for the Ed Sheeran Concerts at Chantry Park.

RAF Lakenheath £160m investment will see 70 jobs created (12 hours old)

An investment of more than £160m into RAF Lakenheath will bring 50 apprenticeships and 70 jobs to the area and see a significant boost to the local economy.

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