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Cricketers at Felixstowe in Suffolk have paid tribute to Tunisia terror victim Phil Heathcote at a memorial festival.
Steve Bloomfield is from the Felixstowe & Corinthians Cricket Club:
Phil was killed while on holiday near Sousse with his wife Alison in June last year. Alison was shot five times but has recovered from her injuries after spending five months in hospital.
They were long term members of Felixstowe and Corinthians Cricket Club. Yesterday (July 24) current and former players, including their son James, played a series of Twenty-20 games. They also unveiled a memorial bench, which was paid for by local fund raising events.
Police are appealing for help to find a 55-year-old man from Felixstowe in Suffolk.
Michael Flatman was reported as missing on Thursday evening.
It’s thought he left his home in Felixstowe at some time soon after 2.30pm. There are concerns for his well-being as he has left personal items, including his phone, at his address.
Mr Flatman is described as white, 5ft 7ins tall, of medium build, with cropped grey hair that is thinning at the front.
Anyone who may have information on his whereabouts is asked to call Suffolk Police.
A man has been arrested following the suspicious death of a woman in Felixstowe last night.
Police were called to an address in Gosford Way at 10.30pm after receiving a call from a woman in distress.
A woman, believed to be in her 60s, was discovered at the scene with serious injuries. Paramedics attended the property but the woman was declared dead.
The death is being treated as suspicious and a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He will be questioned by detectives at Martlesham Police Investigation Centre.
A police cordon has been put in place at the property and a section of Gosford Way is currently closed while officers carry out an investigation.
Anyone who was in the area at the time or who has any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
David Cameron is in the Suffolk port town of Felixstowe warning that Britain has "100 days to secure our future" as he ramps up his drive for a "remain" vote in the EU referendum.
Mr Cameron urged the public to "play your part" in the poll on June 23.
It's the Prime Minister's second visit to Suffolk within a fortnight on the referendum campaign trail. He was in Ipswich at the end of February
With 100 days to go, I'm in Felixstowe explaining why Britain is stronger and safer if we vote to "Remain" in the EU https://t.co/2PL1BpX0pC
"In a hundred days you'll have your say - whether Britain remains in a reformed Europe enjoying all the benefits that brings, like lower prices in the shops, more jobs and safer streets or whether those benefits are put at risk by leaving.
"We have a hundred days left to secure our future. It is a decision that will affect your future, your family's future and the lives of everyone in our country."
A 36-year-old man has appeared at court charged with assaulting an officer, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police following an incident in which a car caught fire.
A car was spotted by police in the Felixstowe area on Monday 15 February and it was followed by officers.
It then stopped in Levington and caught fire. A man was pulled from the vehicle by officers but a constable was assaulted, sustaining a wound to his head that required hospital treatment.
Robert Sutherland, from Felixstowe, has been charged with assaulting a police officer, driving a Ford Mondeo dangerously on the old A45 at Levington, and failing to stop for police.
He has now been remanded in custody until 16 March.
Police are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision in Wesel Avenue in Felixstowe where a young girl has been seriously injured.
Officers were contacted around 12.40pm, Tuesday 16 February, to reports a little girl, thought to be around three years old, had been in collision with a Ford Fiesta car.
The girl has been taken to Ipswich Hospital.
The road is currently closed while an investigation gets underway at the scene.
Trains between Ipswich and Felixstowe should resume within the next hour.
A broken-down train earlier this morning left all services suspended.
Abellio Greater Anglia said the first train was due to run at 11.58am from Ipswich.
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The port of Felixstowe has extended one of its berths so it can accommodate the world's largest container ships.
It means two mega-ships, both capabable of holding 18,000 containers, can berth and unload at the same time.
The £60 million investment means the Suffolk port remains the largest in the country.
Click below to hear from the Chief Executive of Felixstowe, Clemence Cheng
"I think Felixstowe is a very important port in terms of world trade, particularly for the UK and it will connect the UK to the rest of the world.
We will continue to invest and insure we stay that way."