Adam Howlett Senior Reporter email@example.com @EADTadam Thousands of homes sit empty in Suffolk despite UK housing shortage Yesterday, 11:42 Adam Howlett Thousands of homes across Suffolk sit empty despite a national shortage in housing, new figures reveal. Police believe fatal Chelmsford stabbing was ‘targeted, drugs-related incident’ Fri, 21:08 Adam Howlett Police investigating the death of a man found stabbed in Chelmsford this morning say initial enquiries indicate it was a ‘targeted, drugs-related incident’. Firefighters tackle bungalow blaze in Clacton-on-Sea Fri, 18:31 Adam Howlett Firefighters tackled a blaze in Clacton-on-Sea this afternoon where a shed fire had spread to a neighbouring bungalow. Renewed appeal for witnesses following stabbing in Pauline Street in Ipswich Fri, 17:26 Adam Howlett Suffolk police have issued a renewed appeal for witnesses after man in his 20s was stabbed in Ipswich. Ipswich man jailed for attempted rape and sex assaults Fri, 16:57 Adam Howlett A 36-year-old man from Ipswich has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after being convicted of an attempted rape and three sexual assaults. Updated: Police find missing 23-year-old man from Colchester following appeal Fri, 19:43 Adam Howlett A missing 23-year-old man from Colchester who was reported missing by his family on Monday has been found. Jewellery stolen during daytime burglary in Hintlesham Fri, 16:33 Adam Howlett Police are appealing for information after jewellery was stolen during a daytime burglary in Hintlesham. Jaywick fraudster jailed for 32 months Thu, 14:56 Adam Howlett A man from Jaywick who was trusted with his employer’s bank card to purchase stock has been jailed after spending almost £45,000 on personal items. Police chase ‘garden-hopping’ suspect in Trimley St Mary Thu, 14:11 Adam Howlett Police chased a suspect through gardens in Trimley St Mary this morning after he ran off when stopped by officers. Daytime burglary in Stratford St Mary Thu, 13:28 Adam Howlett Police are appealing for witnesses following a daytime burglary in Stratford St Mary. Man, 24, charged in connection to Clacton stabbing Thu, 13:02 Adam Howlett A man has been charged in connection to a stabbing in Clacton which left the victim with ‘significant injuries’. Pair to appear in court charged with the ‘intentional hunting of a mammal with dogs’ Thu, 12:26 Adam Howlett Two men will appear in court next month charged in connection with hunting offences and an assault following an incident near Great Thurlow on Boxing Day. Halstead man charged with head-butting a police officer Thu, 10:41 Adam Howlett A man has been charged with head-butting a police officer following an incident in Halstead. Library prepares for tenth Multicultural Day celebrations Thu, 10:16 Adam Howlett Ipswich County Library is hosting its tenth Multicultural Day celebration next weekend. Motorcyclist rushed to hospital following collision with car in Newton near Sudbury Thu, 08:40 Adam Howlett Emergency services have attended a crash between a car and a motorcycle in Newton near Sudbury this morning. Heavy traffic on A12 in Essex following two crashes this morning Thu, 06:54 Adam Howlett Motorists faced traffic delays on the A12 in Essex this morning following two separate collisions. Absence of lifeguards a factor in death of strong swimmer, inquest hears Mon, 19:20 Adam Howlett An ‘outgoing’ father-of-two drowned after getting caught in a rip current while swimming on a beach near New York. Fatal blaze in Lowestoft ‘almost impossible’ to escape, inquest hears Mon, 18:05 Adam Howlett A fire in Lowestoft which claimed the lives two men - described in an inquest as ‘hoarders’ - was started by a ‘daisy-chained’ toaster in the kitchen. Suffolk and Essex MPs press rail firms for answers after week of severe train delays Sunday, June 17, 2018 Adam Howlett MPs in Suffolk and Essex are pressing Greater Anglia and Network Rail for answers after repairs to a cracked track caused severe disruption on the line to London this week. St Augustines Church holds open day for those affected by recent violence in Ipswich Sunday, June 17, 2018 Adam Howlett A church in Ipswich held an open day on Saturday to provide a place for quiet contemplation following the violence that has erupted in the town over the last two weeks. Thousands of homes in north Essex sit empty despite UK shortage Sunday, June 17, 2018 Adam Howlett Thousands of homes in north Essex sit empty despite a national shortage, new figures reveal. More than 1,200 homes sit empty in Ipswich despite UK shortage Sunday, June 17, 2018 Adam Howlett More than 1,200 homes remain empty in Ipswich despite a national housing shortage, new figures reveal. Major search under way as 75-year-old man goes missing on family walk along beach Sunday, June 17, 2018 Adam Howlett A major search operation is underway for a 75-year-old man who went missing while out on a family walk on an East Anglian beach yesterday evening. Colchester man charged with sexual assault and stalking Saturday, June 16, 2018 Adam Howlett A 32-year-old man from Colchester has been charged with five counts of stalking and one of sexual assault. ‘Sun shining and people smiling’ at Wedding Fayre in Ipswich Saturday, June 16, 2018 Adam Howlett Brides and grooms looking for inspiration for their big day discovered a host of ideas at a wedding fayre at Quay Place in Ipswich last week. Boy, 16, charged in connection with Leiston firearms incident Saturday, June 16, 2018 Adam Howlett A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with a firearms incident in Leiston last month. Updated: Two taken to hospital after BMW flips ‘a couple of times’ near Center Parcs Saturday, June 16, 2018 Adam Howlett Two people have been taken to hospital after a car flipped over in a ‘serious collision’ close to Center Parcs in Elveden. Teenager charged in connection with stabbing at Ravenswood McDonald’s in Ipswich Saturday, June 16, 2018 Adam Howlett An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with a stabbing of a teenager at McDonald’s in Ipswich on Wednesday. Southwold Post Office in running for prestigious national retail award Saturday, June 16, 2018 Adam Howlett The owners of Southwold Post Office will find out tonight whether they have won the prestigious Independent Post Office Retailer of the Year Award. Karate champion offers free martial arts lessons in bid to reduce violent crime Thursday, June 14, 2018 Adam Howlett A three-time British Karate champion is teaching free martial arts lessons in Ipswich in a bid to reduce violent crime in the town.