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Appeal after man's body found in lake in Luton

Anyone with any information should call 101 Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man's body has been found in a lake in Luton.

Officers were called to Lewsey Park after the body was discovered this afternoon (27 October).

The death is currently being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.

The man is described as white, thought to be in his 30s or 40s and was wearing dark clothing.

Police are appealing for anyone with information.

Detective Inspector Jackie Dadd said: “This appears to be a tragic incident but we're keen to trace any relatives or friends of the man involved.

“I would appeal to anyone who recognises the description and has concerns for the welfare of a friend or loved one to call 101."

Two charged over triple stabbing in Great Yarmouth

The stabbing happened in St Peters Road in Great Yarmouth. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Two men have been charged after three people were stabbed in Great Yarmouth.

It happened on Wednesday night (25 October) in St Peter's Road.

Police were called to reports of a fight involving a group of people.

One person was seriously injured while two had minor knife wounds.

All three were taken to the James Paget University Hospital for treatment and have since been released.

Junior Mampuya, 21 and Apio Gomes, 20, have been charged with three counts of assault, occasioning grievous bodily harm.

Both have been remanded in custody to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court tomorrow, Saturday 28 October.

  • Anyone with information should contact Great Yarmouth CID on 101


Pedestrian suffers head injury following hit and run

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision on Fore Street Credit: PA

A pedestrian has suffered a head injury following a hit and run in Hertford.

The 21-year-old man collided with a car just after 12.30am this morning (22 October) on Fore Street.

The vehicle, which was possibly a black Vauxhall Astra, then drove off without stopping.

The victim suffered a head injury and was taken to the Lister Hospital for further treatment.

Detective Sergeant Angela Griffiths said: “There were a large number of people in the area enjoying Hertford’s nightlife. I would appeal to anyone who saw what happened to get in touch with police.”

  • Anyone with information is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101

Woman fighting for her life after car crashes into house

The woman, who's in her 30s, was taken to Addenbrooke's. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A woman has been taken to hospital with a life-threatening head injury after a car crashed into a house in Suffolk.

It happened on Saturday evening (21 October) in Great Blakenham.

It's believed the car was travelling from Needham Market when it went a house on the B1118 on Stowmarket Road.

Emergency services were called to the scene and a woman in her 30s was taken to Addenbrooke’s hospital, where she remains in a critical condition.

The road was closed for several hours while an investigation took place.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the crash or seen the manner of driving of the vehicle beforehand.

Lorry driver could have 'significant evidence' of fatal crash

Jack Samuel Rogers, aged 25 and known as ‘Jacko’, sadly died at the scene. Credit: Norfolk police

Police have renewed their appeal for help to find a lorry driver who's believed to have evidence of a fatal crash in Norfolk.

25-year-old Jack Samuel Rogers died following a collision with a car at Chedgrave on 6 July.

Officers are looking to trace the driver of what is believed to be a white box lorry, who stopped at the scene speaking to other witnesses.

It is believed that the lorry driver could have "significant evidence" concerning the collision and is asked to contact Norfolk Police on 101.


Appeal after woman killed in Bedfordshire crash

Police investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Shillington are appealing for witnesses Credit: PA

A woman has died in a crash in Bedfordshire.

Laura Jones, who was 29 and from Leighton buzzard, was killed near Shillington on Thursday (19 October) afternoon.

The victim’s Ford Mondeo veered onto the opposite carriageway on the B655 Barton Road at Pegsdon.

Sergeant James Wood from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit said: “This was a tragic incident with terrible consequences, resulting in a young woman sadly losing her life. It is vital that we fully investigate the collision in order to establish the circumstances around it.

“I would appeal for anyone who saw the collision, or either vehicle in the area prior to it, to get in contact with any piece of information, big or small.”

Pollution satellite built in Stevenage launches from Russia

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A pollution monitoring satellite built in Stevenage is being launched today from Russia to monitor pollution levels across the globe.

It comes after a World Health Organisation warning that pollution is a greater global threat than Ebola and HIV.

The satellite, Sentinel-5 Precursor, will be able to map a number of gases including nitrogen dioxide, ozone, formaldehyde, sulphur dioxide, methane, carbon monoxide and aerosols.

Scientists hope it will give a global picture of where the situation is worst, and which countries and industries our pumping out the most pollution.

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