There's major disruption on trains between Ipswich and Norwich because a signalling fault near Stowmarket.Read the full story ›
Service suspended on Abellio Greater Anglia between Stowmarket and Ipswich due to signalling problem at Stowmarket.
Delays of up to 30 minutes on Abellio Greater Anglia between Ipswich and Cambridge, and between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds due to signalling problem at Stowmarket.
Almost 100 years since Spencer Bent's bravery at the battle of Ypres, a special ceremony has been held to officially recognise his heroism.Read the full story ›
People in Stowmarket will gather today to pay tribute to those that lost their lives in the wars and to honour a man called Spencer John Bent who in the First World War was was awarded the Victoria Cross for four separate acts of gallantry.
Private Bent's heroics came during the famous Battle of Ypres. He was later wounded at the Somme but survived the war, eventually rising to the rank of Regimental Sergeant Major. He died in 1977, aged 86.
Weather can play a starring role in spooky stories from howling winds to rumbling thunder. Often, truth can be stranger than fiction.Read the full story ›
McLaren have taken a system normally used on the racetrack and have turned it into a tool that could help people battle obesity.Read the full story ›
UK Power Networks have confirmed the following areas in Suffolk are affected by power cuts:
- Bury St Edmunds
- Earl Soham
A man has been charged in relation to historic abuse at a school in Stowmarket.
The investigation relates to alleged offences carried out between 1975 and 1999 at Oakwood School and officers have spoken with over 100 people since it began in 2011.
74-year-old man Eric De Smith, of Danes Close, has been charged with gross indecency and indecent assault.
He is now due to appear in Bury St Edmunds Magistrates Court on Tuesday 1st October.
Suffolk Police have issued a photo of some medals which were found by the roadside in Bacton in the hope that they can be reunited with their owner.
Five medals on ribbons and all secured on a pin were found on 10 April 2013 in Rectory Road, Bacton (opposite the bowls club) and handed in to police.
The medals include:
A South African Medal from 1901 belonging to PTE 6773 or 8773 of the Imperial Yeomanry;
A 1939 Defence Medal;
A 1953 Queen Elizabeth;
A 1945 Territorial Medal; and
A 1939 to 1945 King George Medal.
If you believe the medals are yours, or know who they could belong to you are asked to contact Stowmarket Police front desk on 101.