Colour Dash for children's hospice

Children and families in Ipswich have taken part in a 'colour dash' to raise money for East Anglia's Children's Hospices.

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Woman's body found: man arrested on suspicion of murder

A man has been arrested following the discovery of a woman's body at Martlesham Heath Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man's been arrested by Suffolk police on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a woman's body at a house in Martlesham Heath near Ipswich.

Police were called to an address in the Lark Rise area of Martlesham Heath on Friday evening following concerns from neighbours.

The body of a woman was discovered. Police say the death was suspicious and a post-mortem examination is being carried out to discover how she died.

A 42-year-old man was treated at Ipswich hospital after being discovered with injuries to his wrists at a house in Tunstall Green near Woodbridge.

The man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is being questioned at the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre.

Police cordons are in place at both addresses in Martlesham and Tunstall Green.

Tennis' biggest names step on court in memory of Ipswich's Elena Baltacha

Elana Baltacha died in May, aged 30 Credit: PA

Some of the country's biggest names in tennis will take to the courts this weekend to raise money in memory of Elena Baltacha.

The former women's British number one, who was based in Ipswich, died of liver cancer in May at the age of 30. Players including Andy Murray and Tim Henman will be among the stars taking part around the country, including at Queen's in London and the Aegon International in Eastbourne.


Teenage cyclist in hospital after collision with car

A 13-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after colliding with a car which failed to stop in Ipswich.

The boy was cycling along Newbury Road around 2.15pm on Sunday 1st June, when he was involved in a collision with a blue car, described as having a Smurf toy inside the front windscreen.

The teenager has been taken to Ipswich Hospital with suspected neck and head injuries but these are not thought to be serious.

Police are appealing for witnesses.


Thousands of people expected at day two of the Suffolk Show - including Prince Harry

Prince Harry will be at the Suffolk Show in Ipswich. Credit: PA Images

Thousands of people are expected at the Suffolk Show today - among them Prince Harry. The event got off to a soggy start yesterday, but went on despite the weather.

Day one of the Suffolk Show started of wet and muddy.

The Prince is due to visit an Ipswich charity for young people, before heading to Trinity Park to meet young famers and view livestock.

Man arrested after stabbing

A man has been arrested following a stabbing in Ipswich early today. Police were called just before half past 1 this morning to reports of a disturbance in Beatty Road. A 21-year-old man was found with a stab would in his shoulder and taken to Ipswich Hospital for an operation.

A second man at the scene was taken to Ipswich Hospital with a cut to his hand; he has been treated and discharged from hospital.

A man later was arrested at an address in Ipswich. He's being detained on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

Ipswich Tory MP says UKIP hitting Labour vote in town

The Conservative MP for Ipswich claims Labour is being hit by the UKIP vote on the Borough Council.

Labour have a comfortable majority of 18 on the council and currently UKIP have no seats.


UKIP making big inroads into core Labour vote here in Ipswich. Cons vote holding up well in all parts of town.

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