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Norfolk waste turned into energy in Suffolk

The incinerator at Gt Blakenham

Waste from Norfolk will begin arriving at an incinerator in Suffolk from Thursday 11 September for processing.

The landmark deal will see 40,000 tonnes of Norfolk waste turned into energy at the site in Great Blakenham near Stowmarket.

Both county councils stand to make savings of around £1 million each from the two year deal.

Austin Cornish's childhood tragedy inspired him to become a tireless fundraiser

Pride of Britain Fundraiser Award finalist for the East of the Anglia region


Austin Cornish from Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk was three years old he lost his father in an air disaster in the 1970s.

How people helped his family at that difficult time inspired him to become a tireless campaigner who's raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for local good causes.


The wartime secrets of the mysterious Langham Dome

What wartime secrets were kept in the mysterious Langham dome? Credit: ITV News Anglia

It's a curious building perched closed to the North Norfolk coast but it played a vital role in the Second World War.

The Langham Dome just a new miles from Blakeney hid a secret that helped Britain deal with the aerial bombardment from Germany.

It's now been restored and turned into a museum where its mystery can now be revealed.

Kate Prout reports on the Langham Dome in the ITV News Anglia Hidden Histories series

World Cup 1966 & the East

The East of England may not have hosted any of the 31 fixtures staged during the 1966 World Cup, but there was still a role to play for the region.

A handful of nations, including semi-finalists Portugal and finalists West Germany, based themselves in the ITV Anglia patch.

Portugal stayed at Harlow, while the Homestead Court Hotel in Welwyn Garden City was used by the Germans although they trained in Stevenage in the run up to the final.

See Donovan Blake's report, part of ITV News Anglia's series "Hidden Histories"

Wartime codebreaker honoured with enigmatic monument

The perfect way to remember a Second World War codebreaker is with a memorial that has its own hidden secret.

A monument to Bill Tutte has just been unveiled in Newmarket, the Suffolk town in which he grew up.

Like Alan Turing, Bill Tutte helped crack Nazi codes while working at Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes.

ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson went to see the enigmatic monument

Body found in North Sea

A body has been recovered from the North Sea off Lowestoft

Body found in North Sea Credit: ITV Anglia

The body was found by the crew of boat working on the nearby windfarm. The crew of the boat recoevered the body and have this afternoon taken it back to port.

Suffolk Police have issued a statement

"Police were contacted by HM Coastguard shortly after 3.30pm following reports a body was recovered from the sea near the wind farm. It has been brought back to shore."

– Suffolk Police


Ebola nurse William Pooley hints at return to Africa

Ebola nurse William Pooley from Suffolk says he may return to Africa. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The nurse from Suffolk who survived Ebola has hinted he could return to the African country where he contracted the deadly virus.

William Pooley, who's from Eyke near Woodbridge, was treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone when he became ill himself. But the 29-year-old has told a national newspaper he's considered travelling back to the region to help fight the outbreak.

In an interview with the Guardian Mr Pooley suggested both the UK and US governments should do more to tackle the epidemic and admitted he has considered travelling back out there.

He said: "It's a global problem and it needs global-level leadership so Obama and Cameron need to show some more leadership on this issue."

Memorial for Suffolk WWII codebreaker

The memorial will be unveiled today Credit: ITV Anglia

A memorial to the Second World War codebreaker Bill Tutte will be unveiled in Newmarket this morning.

The former Cambridge University student, who was born in Suffolk, is credited with shortening the war by two years through his code-breaking work. The project cost £150,000.

It has six 7ft tall brushed stainless steel panels pierced to represent the punched paper tape used in the transmission of the code.

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