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Golfer's 'hole in one' which led to costly court action

Imagine golfer Jake Warner's delight when he scored his first ever hole in one.

The Suffolk salesman achieved the feat at his local golf club in Haverhill. But, Little did he realise he would end up thousands of pounds in debt and refusing to play at the club again.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson.


Flood warning issued in Suffolk and Essex

The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for the Haverhill and Steeple Bumpstead in Suffolk and Essex

A flood warning has been issued for Suffolk and Essex. Credit: Environment Agency

The flood warning covers Stour Brook at Haverhill & Sturmer and the Bumpstead Brook from Steeple Bumpstead to New England.

"River levels continue to rise due to last night's rain. Areas at immediate risk are at Haverhill and Sturmer. The peak of the river is now near Sturmer.

"River levels are likely to continue to rise slowly especially in the area of Haverhill. Over the last 6 hours the forecast is for light rain. Waterside properties are at risk in Haverhill, Broad Green and Sturmer, including the B1054, B1061 and the A143.

– Environment Agency

Haverhill man jailed for dealing cocaine

A 46-year-old man from the Haverhill area has been jailed for supplying cocaine and possessing criminal property.

Michael Cornelius Credit: Suffolk Police

Police officers executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at the home of Michael Cornelius on School Road, Kedington on 23 July 2014.

They found thousands of pounds worth of bank notes, a set of electronic scales and a knife which both contained traces of cocaine.

Cornelius has been sentenced to 33 months in prison. A further hearing under the Proceeds of Crime Act will be held at a later date.

Do you recognise these suspected would-be burglars?

Do you recognise these four men? Credit: Suffolk Police.

Police are appealing for help to identify four men caught on CCTV during an attempted burglary at a home in Suffolk.

The footage shows each of them trying to cover their faces as they walked around the house at Cardinal Way in Haverhill on Friday April 10 between 12.30pm and 12.40pm.

They can be seen attempting to get into the property but, due to security at the house, failed.

Officers hope someone will be able to identify the suspected would-be burglars - despite their attempts to conceal their faces.


Thousands raised to help those affected by house fire

The fire in Bellings Road took hold on Thursday Credit: ITV News Anglia

Thousands of pounds has been raised to help those affected by a fatal house fire in Haverhill in Suffolk on Thursday.

49 year old Delroy Watson died in the blaze at his home in Bellings Road.

Firefighters surveying the damage Credit: ITV News Anglia

An online fundraising page has since been set up to help the family who lived next door whose house was severely damaged by the fire spreading, as well as for the family of Delroy Watson.

It's already raised nearly £7,000 through the website.

Police say the fire is not thought to be suspicious.

Man who died in Suffolk house fire has been named

Fire at Bellings Road Credit: ITV News Anglia

Suffolk police have tonight named the man who died in a house fire in Haverhill, Suffolk yesterday.

49-year-old Delroy Watson lived at the house in Bellings Road.

Police say the fire is not thought to be suspicious and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Suffolk police are still appealing for anyone who may have seen something to contact them.

Praise for neighbours who tried to save man from house fire

The fatal house fire at Haverhill.

Firefighters in Suffolk have praised the actions of two people who went into a burning building to try to rescue a man who was trapped inside.

They were pushed back by the smoke and the man, who was in his 40s, was killed.

Investigators are still looking into what caused the fire on Bellings Road in Haverhill early this morning.

Hannah Pettifer reports.

Firefighters faced 'difficult conditions' at fatal Suffolk house blaze

Fire fighters at the scene of a fatal fire in Haverhill say they were faced with "difficult conditions" when they arrived in the early hours of this morning.

Station Commander Paul Goodman said his crews had managed to contain the blaze and stop it spreading beyond two properties.

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