Adam Howlett Senior Reporter email@example.com @EADTadam Ipswich man planned to give 7 bottles of vodka to Salvation Army after theft from Tesco, Copdock Tue, 07:00 Adam Howlett A man who stole seven bottles of vodka from Tescos in Ipswich told a court he took them to give to the Salvation Army. Man gets suspended sentence and four year driving ban for running away from scene of serious accident Mon, 19:09 Adam Howlett A Mildenhall man has been given a suspended prison sentence and a four year driving ban after running away and hiding following a serious crash on the A1101 near Lackford. Woman, 20, caught drink-driving is banned from road just two weeks after passing test Mon, 17:11 Adam Howlett A woman has been banned from the road for 17 months after pleading guilty to drink driving just two weeks after passing her test. Kirton man James Heathcote appears in court charged with rape in Felixstowe Mon, 13:20 Adam Howlett A man from Kirton has appeared in court charged with the rape of a woman in Felixstowe more than 10 years ago. Care homes in Ipswich see a boost to their CQC inspection ratings Friday, April 21, 2017 Adam Howlett Six out of nine under-performing care homes in Ipswich have seen their Care Quality Commission inspection ratings improve in the past year. Kesgrave father-of-three to take on London marathon in memory of his friend Friday, April 21, 2017 Adam Howlett A father-of-three from Kesgrave is running the London Marathon on Sunday in memory of a friend and colleague who died of a cardiomyopathy related heart attack. Video: Thousands of schoolchildren get hands-on experience of farming and the Suffolk countryside Thursday, April 20, 2017 Adam Howlett Thousands of excited schoolchildren descended on Trinity Park in Ipswich today to learn all about food, farming and the Suffolk countryside. Ipswich Town stars David McGoldrick and Emyr Huws visit Suffolk primary school’s Wembley-bound football team Thursday, April 20, 2017 Adam Howlett A Suffolk primary school’s football team came face-to-face with their sporting heroes today when Ipswich Town stars David McGoldrick and Emyr Huws popped in to say hello. Photography students put their art under the hammer to fund London exhibition Thursday, April 20, 2017 Adam Howlett The University of Suffolk’s first cohort of photography students are auctioning off some of their superb snaps to raise cash for gallery space in London. Updated: Road reopened in Ipswich after sinkhole appears Thursday, April 20, 2017 Adam Howlett Chelsworth Avenue in Ipswich has now reopened to traffic after a sinkhole opened up in the road this morning. Reaction as Ipswich is ranked as the UK’s 13th unhappiest place Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Adam Howlett The Mayor of Ipswich has dismissed a report ranking the town as the UK’s 13th unhappiest place saying his experience is that there are “a lot of happy and content people about”. Comedian Jim Tavaré to miss Clacton-on-Sea and Felixstowe gigs after horror Hollywood car crash Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Adam Howlett Comedian Jim Tavaré will no longer grace the stage of Clacton’s Princes Theatre or Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion after being involved in a near fatal car crash in his home city of Los Angeles. Double decker bus struck by car on Wherstead Road causes traffic delays in Ipswich Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Adam Howlett A car crashed into a double decker bus on Wherstead Road in Ipswich this morning causing tailbacks in the town. Cash machine ripped from wall of Esso fuel station in Great Barton Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Chris Shimwell and Adam Howlett Thieves used a 4x4 vehicle to steal a cash machine from a petrol station in Great Barton in the early hours of this morning. Police release e-fit after 16-year-old girl is sexually assaulted in Colchester Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Adam Howlett Essex Police have released an e-fit image of a man they want to speak to after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Colchester. Mayor of Ipswich visits care home’s Easter bake off Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Adam Howlett Monmouth Court Care Home in Ipswich was treated to a visit from the mayor today as it held its Easter celebration bake off. Ambulance Trust has busy Easter weekend - responding to more than 8,500 emergencies in the region Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Adam Howlett The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) control room received more than 11,700 emergency calls over the busy Easter period. Crews tackle fire at timber yard near Landseer Road, Ipswich Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Adam Howlett Firefighters tackled a blaze at a timber yard in Ipswich on Monday afternoon. Ed Sheeran to be first castaway on Desert Island Discs as show returns in its 75th year Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Adam Howlett Ed Sheeran is set to hit the BBC Radio Four airwaves as the first castaway of the new series of Desert Island Discs in May. Date set for controversial Sible Hedingham Post Office move Monday, April 17, 2017 Adam Howlett The Post Office has announced its branch in Sible Hedingham will move to its new home at the village’s Londis supermarket in May – despite objections from the parish council and villagers. All lanes reopen on M11 from Stansted Airport after collision involving motorcyclist Monday, April 17, 2017 Adam Howlett All lanes of the M11 near Stansted Airport are now clear following a collision involving a motorcyclist which temporarily closed the northbound carriageway. Crowds have ‘seriously good day out’ at charity horse show at Trinity Park in Ipswich Monday, April 17, 2017 Adam Howlett More than 150 competitors saddled up and took part in the Ipswich Horse Society’s charity horse show at Trinity Park yesterday. Thousands enjoy spectacular jousting event at Castle Hedingham Monday, April 17, 2017 Adam Howlett Thousands got a taste of medieval times at Hedingham Castle’s spectacular jousting tournament. Man arrested on suspicion of murder following death of woman in St Lawrence in Essex Monday, April 17, 2017 Adam Howlett A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in St Lawrence in Essex this morning, Suffolk Constabulary pays compensation bill of £260,000 in the last five years Saturday, April 15, 2017 Adam Howlett Suffolk police have forked out more than £260,000 for 132 compensation claims in the last five years. Cakes galore at Ipswich Hospital Charity’s first Easter bake off Thursday, April 13, 2017 Adam Howlett A spectacular chocolate cake bunny, an intricate cupcake bouquet and a delicious salted caramel surprise were the stars of the Ipswich Hospital charity’s first ever Easter bake-off. Alan Shearer backs 333 mile Sir Bobby Robson Foundation charity trek Thursday, April 13, 2017 Adam Howlett Football legend Alan Shearer has shown his support for a charity hike from the Sir Bobby Robson statue in Ipswich to the Sir Bobby statue in Newcastle in aid of the late manager’s foundation. Suffolk police operation leads to more than 40 arrests in Ipswich Thursday, April 13, 2017 Adam Howlett A Suffolk police operation looking to tackle recent criminal activity and anti-social behaviour in Ipswich has led to more than 40 arrests. Do you know this woman? Police appeal for information after £12,500 bank fraud in Suffolk Thursday, April 13, 2017 Adam Howlett Police have renewed an appeal to trace a woman they wish to speak to in connection to a fraud where £12,500 was stolen from the bank account of a woman from Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk police seize £3,000 of crack cocaine in Ipswich drug raid Thursday, April 13, 2017 Adam Howlett More than £2,000 of uncut crack cocaine and 80 wraps of the class A drug have been seized after a police raid on a house in Ipswich.