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Body found after house fire in Haverhill

Fire crews remain on the scene of a fatal house fire in Haverhill, Suffolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A body has been found by emergency services at the scene of a house fire in Haverhill.

They were called to the address in Bellings Road at around 2:30am this morning.

Fire crews are still scene of the fire, which has affected at least two properties.

The road is currently closed and members of the public are advised to avoid the area.


Suffolk: Man arrested following Haverhill blaze

Police were called to The Keep in Haverhill just after 8.30pm last night. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson, assault, affray and making threats to kill following a disturbance in Suffolk yesterday.

Police were called to The Keep in Haverhill just after 8.30pm last night.

A man was said to be behaving in a threatening manner and firefighters were later called to tackle a blaze in the property.

A 38-year-old man is being questioned.

Suffolk: Transplant patient stars in calendar aimed at promoting organ donation

Bernice Perry is Miss January on the calendar.

She was once told she had less than a year to live, but now instead of counting down the days on the calendar, Bernice Perry's starring on it.

The 23-year-old from Haverhill had her life transformed by a double lung transplant, but now she's Miss January on a calendar aimed at promoting organ donation.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Tanya Mercer


Two killed in motorbike crash at Bartlow

Two people have been killed in a motorbike crash in Bartlow near Cambridge.

The pair, both in their 50s and from Haverhill, died after the motorbike they were riding left the A1307 and crashed into a tree at about 6.50pm on Saturday.

They had been travelling towards Haverhill at the time of the crash.

The pair have not yet been formally identified.

"I would appeal to anyone who saw the crash, or the motorcycle prior to it, to call police."

– PC Simon Burgin, Cambridgeshire Police

Anyone with any information should call the Roads Policing Unit on 101.

Children raise money to buy their friend a wheelchair

Harry Tiplady playing tennis in his new wheelchair Credit: ITV News Anglia

Pupils at a Suffolk school have helped one of their friends by raising funds to help buy him a new wheelchair.

Harry Tiplady, who has cerebral palsy was struggling to take part in PE lessons at the Samuel Ward Academy in Haverhill because his old wheelchair was too heavy.

So his classmates organised a non-uniform day , raising money to buy a light-weight aluminium wheelchair.

Harry Tiplady at the Samuel Ward Academy Credit: ITV News Anglia

Harry said. "It's just amazing and it's lighter and helps me a bit more in my PE lessons."

Suffolk: Police appeal for witnesses following Haverhill assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was indecently assaulted in Haverhill in West Suffolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was indecently assaulted in Haverhill in West Suffolk.

It happened in a car park near the junction of Duddery Road and the High Street at about 1 o'clock on Sunday morning.

The victim described her attacker as Asian and in his late 30s.

E-fit released after 7-year-old boy approached

E-fit of the suspect Credit: Suffolk Police

Suffolk Police has released an E-Fit of a man they want to speak to after a 7-year-old boy was approached in Haverhill.

The incident happened at about 3pm on Sunday 13th April in Linton Place.

The child was playing outside when a man came up to him and asked him to follow him, which the boy refused to do, the man asked him a further three times.

The man is described as white, of slim build, about 5’6’’ to 5’8’’ tall and in his early 50s, he had short, cropped grey hair, he wore a thin black coat with grey jeans.

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