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BBC News - Suffolk

Footballer Jason Dozzell sentenced for drug-driving (7 hours old)

The former player still holds the record for being the youngest player to score in the top flight.

East of England Ambulance: Call to 'seek help' after death (4 hours old)

Luke Wright, of Norwich, is one of three ambulance workers who have died in the past 11 days.

West Suffolk Hospital's maternity services 'needs improvements' (1 day old)

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) issues a warning notice following an inspection.

Car fire closes Orwell Bridge close to Ipswich (1 day old)

The A14 was closed between junctions 57 and 56 while emergency services dealt with the blaze.

Ferry crew find 25 stowaways in UK-bound refrigerated container (3 days old [19/11/19])

Twenty-five people are found in a cooling container on a UK-bound ferry coming from the Netherlands.

Ed Sheeran's Framlingham prayer retreat plan approved (3 days old [19/11/19])

The planning application for Ed Sheeran's prayer retreat is given permission by East Suffolk Council.

Aklakur Rahman jailed for prison attacks in Norfolk, Lincoln and Wakefield (4 days old [18/11/19])

Aklakur Rahman used razor blades and a piece of masonry to assault his victims.

Man who threw rocks at cars on Norfolk-Suffolk border sentenced (4 days old [18/11/19])

Dozens of cars were damaged by rocks hurled at vehicles on the Norfolk-Suffolk border.

BBC Children in Need: 'I'm gay and I have no gender and that's fine' (7 days old [15/11/19])

Alex came to terms with their feelings of sexuality and gender after visiting Outreach Youth.

General election 2019: Your questions about Suffolk (7 days old [15/11/19])

What do you want to know ahead of the 2019 general election?

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Evening Star News

Ambulance service sets up hotline after three staff members die in 11 days (5 hours old)

Ambulance bosses have opened a helpline for its workforce after three workers died in the space of 11 days.

Teenager arrested after foot chase where stash of drugs were found (6 hours old)

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of drug possession after police found substances when they searched a person they stopped after a chase.

Top names return to LeeStock for 2020 (7 hours old)

Scouting for Girls and Toploader have been announced as headline acts for the second day at Suffolk’s LeeStock Music Festival next year.

Heavy traffic on A12 after multi-vehicle crash causes road closure (7 hours old)

Traffic is severe on the A12 southbound following a multi-vehicle crash which created more than six miles of tailbacks.

Portman Road multi-storey car park plan gathers pace as contracts awarded for work (9 hours old)

Plans for a multi-storey car park in a key Ipswich street have moved a step closer, after architects and engineers have been agreed.

Firefighters called to car fire near petrol station after collision (9 hours old)

Firefighters are at the scene of a crash between a car and a lorry near a petrol station in Felixstowe after smoke appeared to be billowing from the car’s bonnet.

Enid Blyton signature found in historic bible in Ipswich bookshop (9 hours old)

One shopper in Ipswich got the surprise of her life when the bible she picked up carried a message from one of Britain’s most famous authors - Enid Blyton.

Man charged with GBH and false imprisonment (9 hours old)

A man will appear at crown court next month charged with false imprisonment and grievous bodily harm with intent.

‘Something wasn’t right’ - Ipswich Town legend Jason Dozzell opens up on mental illness after drug driving conviction (9 hours old)

Former Ipswich Town footballer Jason Dozzell has opened up about his mental health issues following his conviction today for drug driving.

This Felixstowe café is hosting a free lunch on Christmas Day (11 hours old)

Cuppa is hoping to reach out and spread some festive cheer to anyone who might be on their own this Christmas

EADT News

Stunning aerial pictures show magic of Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre (4 hours old)

Getting Suffolk’s festive spirit into full swing, these stunning pictures show Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre transforming the town into a winter wonderland.

Ambulance service sets up hotline after three staff members die in 11 days (5 hours old)

Ambulance bosses have opened a helpline for its workforce after three workers died in the space of 11 days.

Top names return to LeeStock for 2020 (7 hours old)

Scouting for Girls and Toploader have been announced as headline acts for the second day at Suffolk’s LeeStock Music Festival next year.

Heavy traffic on A12 after multi-vehicle crash causes road closure (7 hours old)

Traffic is severe on the A12 southbound following a multi-vehicle crash which created more than six miles of tailbacks.

Go Ape is climbing high with new schools award (8 hours old)

Suffolk-based Go Ape has scooped the title UK’s Best Attraction in the 2019 School Travel Awards.

Portman Road multi-storey car park plan gathers pace as contracts awarded for work (9 hours old)

Plans for a multi-storey car park in a key Ipswich street have moved a step closer, after architects and engineers have been agreed.

Firefighters called to car fire near petrol station after collision (9 hours old)

Firefighters are at the scene of a crash between a car and a lorry near a petrol station in Felixstowe after smoke appeared to be billowing from the car’s bonnet.

Enid Blyton signature found in historic bible in Ipswich bookshop (9 hours old)

One shopper in Ipswich got the surprise of her life when the bible she picked up carried a message from one of Britain’s most famous authors - Enid Blyton.

Man charged with GBH and false imprisonment (9 hours old)

A man will appear at crown court next month charged with false imprisonment and grievous bodily harm with intent.

‘Something wasn’t right’ - Ipswich Town legend Jason Dozzell opens up on mental illness after drug driving conviction (9 hours old)

Former Ipswich Town footballer Jason Dozzell has opened up about his mental health issues following his conviction today for drug driving.

Ipswich