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Damaged gas main causes disruption

There's been serious disruption in Newmarket after contractors caused what's being described as 'significant damage' to a gas main in the town.

Police sealed off Exning Road and Newmarket Community Hospital cancelled clinics. The nearby leisure centre also closed.

Fire officers set up gas monitoring equipment but said levels were below the threshold for them to order an evacuation of the area.

Engineers have been working throughout the day to repair the damage.

Woman charged with causing death by dangerous driving

A 32-year-old woman has been charged with six offences after a road crash in Newmarket which killed two men. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A 32-year-old woman has been charged with six offences after a road crash in Newmarket which killed two men.

Sadie Fuller, of Exning Road, Newmarket, was arrested following the collision on Sunday 27 May 2018 and had been receiving treatment in Addenbrooke’s Hospital whilst under police guard.

She was discharged from hospital and has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, one count of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, driving without insurance and license and perverting the course of justice.

The 20-year old driver of one car and a 43-year-old front-seat passenger in the second were killed in the crash. Two other passengers were injured.

Fuller has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court.

The fatal crash happened on Exning Road in Newmarket on Sunday 27 May 2018. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Ram-raid at Newmarket shopping centre

Ram-raiders have used a stolen 4x4 to steal a cash machine from a shopping centre in Newmarket.

Police say 'extensive damage' was caused to the entrance and some shops at The Guineas centre.

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The stolen 4x4 was used to remove a free standing ATM which was taken away in a second car, believed to be a black Audi S6.

The shopping centre opened as usual on Tuesday but detectives said access was affected while they investigated.

Officers are appealing for any information about the raid which happened just before midnight on Monday.

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