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Ed Balls supports search for missing airman Corrie McKeague

Norwich City chairman is helping in the search of missing Corrie McKeague Credit: Find Corrie Facebook page

Norwich City chairman Ed Balls has shown his support in the search for missing serviceman Corrie McKeague.

Today marks two months since the 23-year-old disappeared after a night out in Bury St Edmunds.

Despite numerous appeals and searches, Corrie still hasn't been found. He was last seen on CCTV in Brentgovel Street, but officers say there have been no positive sightings since then.

A police pod with images of people seen in the area that night, is in the town centre today.

Body found in River Waveney in search for missing 60-year-old

Police searching for a missing swimmer have found a body Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police searching for a missing 60-year-old man from Norfolk have found a body in the River Waveney.

60-year-old James Perkins' car was discovered off the B1062 near Mendham Marshes on 22 November, prompting the search.

Police, HM Coastguard and Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service conducted searches along the river at Homersfield yesterday afternoon, when they discovered the body.

A formal identification is yet to take place, but police believe it to be Mr Perkins.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

  • 60-year-old missing after police believe he went open water swimming

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RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague missing for two months

Corrie McKeague has been missing for two months.

It is two months today since a serviceman from RAF Honington disappeared after a night out in Bury St Edmunds.

Despite numerous appeals and searches, Corrie McKeague has not been found.

He was last seen in Brentgovel Street - but detectives say there have been no positive sightings of the 23-year-old since then.

A police pod with CCTV images of people seen in the area that night will be in the centre of Bury St Edmunds today.

The pod will be open between 9am and 5pm on today and Friday and between 3am and 8am on Saturday 24 September.

60-year-old missing after police believe he went open water swimming

60-year-old James Perkins Credit: Suffolk Police

A 60-year-old man has gone missing after police believe he went open water swimming in the River Waveney in Suffolk.

James Perkins from Cratfield was reported missing to police at 10.30pm yesterday (22 November), after his car was discovered off the B1062 close to the river in Homersfield, near to Mendham Marshes.

HM Coastguard and the National Police Air Service helicopter have been searching the area along the river.

Anyone who believes they may have seen a man swimming in the River Waveney yesterday, or may have seen Mr Perkins elsewhere, is asked to contact Suffolk Police.

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Work to widen the A12 to three lanes set to start by 2020

Work to widen the A12 in Essex from two to three lanes is due to start by 2020. Credit: ITV Anglia

The government has announced the timetable to widen the A12 in Essex.

The main trunk road from London to East Anglia through Chelmsford, Colchester and Ipswich will be widened from two lanes to three.

The Chelmsford MP Sir Simon Burns has been told by Transport Minister John Hayes that work on the section from Boreham near Chemlsford to Colchester is expected start by March 2020.

The stretch from the M25 to Margaretting will be the next stage of the project and is expected to begin between 2020 and 2025.

‘Widening the A12 from the M25 to Chelmsford and from the Boreham Interchange to Colchester was an election commitment and I am delighted that the work to the North of Chelmsford is expected to commence by March 2020.

"This work is badly needed to relieve congestion and improve connectivity on the main feeder road from London to the East of England and when completed will improve connectivity to and from Chelmsford.

– Sir Simon Burns MP, Chelmsford, Con

Gridlock on the A14 as the Orwell bridge remains closed

Queues of traffic due to the closure of the Orwell bridge Credit: ITV News Anglia

There's gridlock on the A14 in Suffolk as the Orwell bridge in Suffolk remains closed.

The bridge, which carries the A14 over the river Orwell near Ipswich closed at 1am due to high winds.

The bridge will remain closed until the high winds subside and an exact time cannot be given.

Gridlock on the A14 due to the closure of the Orwell bridge Credit: ITV News Anglia
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