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TRAVEL: Trains cancelled between Ipswich and Felixstowe

A person was hit by a train between Felixstowe and Derby Road stations. Credit: PA

Rail services have been cancelled between Felixstowe and Ipswich after a person was hit by a train.

All lines between the stations are currently blocked. A limited replacement bus service is in place.

It is not yet known what time the line will reopen, but it disruptions are expected to continue until 10am.

Family tribute to 'amazing man' who died in collision near Ipswich

Robert Stewart with his partner Julia Day Credit: Family photo

The family of motorcyclist Robert Stewart, who died in a collision near Ipswich say he was 'an amazing man to know'.

The 26-year old from Ipswich died at the scene near Akenham on Saturday 29th April.

Police say Mr Stewart was travelling out of Ipswich towards Henley when his motorcycle collided with a white Audi between Lower Road and Rede Lane.

"Robert was an amazing man to know, he was my everything: the perfect family man. He was a loving son, partner, brother and dad and we shared so many good times together. He was taken too soon and will be sadly missed by us all.”

– Family statement
Akenham crash appeal Credit: ITV News Anglia

Suffolk police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the collision, or seen the motorcycle or car in the run up to the crash which happened just before 1pm.

Man charged in connection with Ipswich stabbing

Lomax is due to appear in court today Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Ipswich.

Police were called to Dogs Head Street on Friday 7 April, following reports that a man had been stabbed.

The victim, who's in his 20s, was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

Harry Lomax, 20, of Morgan Drive in Ipswich has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife in a public place.

He has also been charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession of cannabis, in connection with offences occurring in Cambridge.

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Have you seen missing Courtney?

Police are appealing for help to trace a 20-year-old woman from Ipswich who has been reported missing.

Courtney Bellamy Credit: Suffolk Police

Courtney Bellamy was last seen this morning at 7.00am on Stoke Bridge, Ipswich. Police say they are very concerned for her wellbeing.

She is described as black, 5’3” tall, of slim build with brown hair shaved at the side. She was wearing a pink jumper, pink checked bottoms and pink trainers.

Police are advising people not approach Courtney if sighted, instead call Police on 999 quoting ref 59 15/04.

Plans to ease congestion on A12 in Ipswich

The stretch of the A12 at Martlesham Heath is one of the busiest along the entire length of the road. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Plans to install new traffic lights on the A12 in Ipswich have been announced ahead of a major development to reduce congestion.

Two thousand new homes are due to be built around Adastral Park at Martlesham Heath.

It's hoped a new traffic light junction between the BT and Foxhall roundabouts will help cope with thousands of more vehicles.

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