Adam Howlett Senior Reporter email@example.com @EADTadam Updated: Suffolk sheep owner ‘horrified’ after animals found slaughtered and mutilated in field near Chelmondiston Fri, 18:15 Adam Howlett A Suffolk sheep owner says she was horrified to learn three of her animals had been found slaughtered and mutilated - and fears those responsible may come back. Stradbroke teenager’s iPhone game receives rave reviews on Apple’s app store Fri, 15:43 Adam Howlett A talented 15-year-old from Stradbroke near Eye has created an iPhone game - which is available for download now on the Apple app store. Drama club launches in Boxted following successful festive panto Fri, 14:29 Adam Howlett Budding actors are being offered a chance to find their inner Oscar winner thanks to a new drama group opening in Boxted. Video: Ipswich Town players grab a tennis racket to celebrate club’s partnership with Elena Baltacha foundation Thu, 17:08 Adam Howlett Ipswich Town players Martyn Waghorn and Luke Hyam swapped the pitch for the tennis court yesterday to celebrate the club’s new partnership with the Elena Baltacha Foundation. Popular baby shop Roo’s Too returns to Colchester three years after leaving town Thu, 11:13 Adam Howlett A much-loved baby shop is returning to Colchester - three years after moving out of the town. Stansted Airport asks for increase in cap on passenger numbers - to 43 million a year Thu, 09:31 Adam Howlett Stansted Airport has applied to increase the current cap on annual passenger numbers - from 35 million to 43 million passengers a year. Temperatures set to plummet as region braces for the ‘Beast from the East’ Wed, 19:44 Adam Howlett A winter weather front nicknamed the Beast from the East is set to strike the region early next week - causing temperatures to plummet and the chance of snow flurries. Planning inspector gives green light for 67 new homes in Mistley despite fierce opposition Wed, 18:05 Adam Howlett The chairman of Mistley Parish Council says he is ‘appalled’ by a planning inspector’s decision to give the go-ahead for 67 homes within a conservation area in the village. Teenage boy punched in face during assault in Carlton Colville near Lowestoft Wed, 14:38 Adam Howlett A 14-year-old boy was punched in the face during an assault in Carlton Colville near Lowestoft. Motorist robbed while queuing on slip lane near Birchanger Services near Stansted Wed, 14:13 Adam Howlett Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorist was robbed while queuing on a slip road on the M11 near Stansted. Trianon Music Group prepares for first community concert of the year Tue, 21:53 Adam Howlett The Trianon Music Group is performing the first of its 2018 community concerts in Essex this weekend. Best-selling children’s author Nick Butterworth officially opens new day care nursery in Ipswich Tue, 21:47 Adam Howlett Best-selling children’s author Nick Butterworth visited Ipswich today to officially open the Lodge Day Nursery. Man arrested after crash on A14 near Nacton leaves car on its roof Tue, 17:19 Adam Howlett A man has been arrested following a single vehicle crash on the A14 at Nacton which left a vehicle on its roof. Suffolk and Essex police see rise in reports of child sex offences Tue, 00:01 Adam Howlett The number of reported sex offences against children has risen in Suffolk and Essex, new figures have revealed. Suffolk firefighter prepares to take on London Marathon - in full kit and breathing apparatus Mon, 17:57 Adam Howlett A Suffolk firefighter is preparing to take on the London Marathon - in full kit and breathing apparatus - in memory of colleague Tony Bickers. Woman diagnosed with breast cancer days after discovering pregnancy raises £6,000 for Ipswich Hospital Blossom Appeal Mon, 17:53 Adam Howlett A woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer just days after discovering she was pregnant has raised more than £6,000 for the Ipswich Hospital Charity’s Blossom Appeal. Tracy catches skydiving bug after tandem jump for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices Mon, 12:32 Adam Howlett A thrillseeking fundraiser has gone from a nervous tandem jumper to qualified solo skydiver - having taken her first flying leap for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) in July. Will James from Ipswich find love on ITV’s Take Me Out tonight? Saturday, February 17, 2018 Adam Howlett Will football fan James Scharmann from Ipswich find love on ITV’s ‘Take Me Out’ tonight? Ambulance service ‘very sorry’ for delays as it investigates 22 ‘serious incidents’ Saturday, February 17, 2018 Adam Howlett The region’s ambulance service has apologised to patients who experienced delayed responses over winter as it investigates more than 20 ‘serious incidents’. Thermal camera and ultrasound detector among items stolen from van in Woodbridge Friday, February 16, 2018 Adam Howlett Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves broke into a van in Woodbridge and stole a range of specialist equipment including a thermal camera. $article.name Friday, February 16, 2018 Adam Howlett Fund launched to train Suffolk diabetes dog Thursday, February 15, 2018 Adam Howlett A charity have kick-started a fund to pay for a specially trained dog capable of sniffing out changes in the blood sugar level of a client with diabetes. Valentine’s baby joy for Ipswich couple whose firstborn came on Christmas Day Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Adam Howlett An Ipswich couple have celebrated the birth of their new baby girl on Valentine’s Day today – a year after their son was born on Christmas Day. Updated: Missing man Luke Morgans from Colchester has been found Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Adam Howlett A 21-year-old man from Colchester who was reported missing has now been found. Little muntjac is rescued from metal fence in Essex - twice in one day Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Adam Howlett An unfortunate muntjac had to be freed after getting stuck in a metal fence in Essex - only to get caught in another fence at the end of the same garden while making her dash for freedom. Stowmarket care home’s Big Garden Birdwatch hailed as a flying success Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Adam Howlett Residents at a Stowmarket care home came face-to-face with some feathered friends as they took part in this year’s RSPB Big Garden Watch. Jaywick Martello Tower kicks off 2018 season with exhibition from local artist Carol Dawson Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Adam Howlett The Jaywick Martello Tower is launching its new season with an exhibition of seascapes, wildlife and portraits by local artist Carol Dawson, RSPCA warns to check doorknockers’ ID after reports of hoax callers in Suffolk Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Adam Howlett The RSPCA has warned its staff will always carry identification amid reports that hoax callers claiming to be inspectors from the animal charity have been knocking on doors in the Ipswich and Sudbury areas. Video: Superheroes to take on foamy obstacle course in Colchester in support of cancer charity Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Adam Howlett Hundreds of colourful superheroes are set to fight through foam and fly down 40ft slides to raise money for an Essex cancer charity. Shops evacuated in Colchester town centre following ‘gas leak’ Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Adam Howlett Four town centre shops in Colchester have been evacuated this morning due a suspected gas leak.