Michael Steward firstname.lastname@example.org @MichaelReporter College teams up with school for Remembrance Day project 37 minutes ago Michael Steward West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds has linked up with a Needham Market primary school on a project to commemorate Armistice next month. Video: Commemorative book focuses on lives of villagers during First World War Friday, October 19, 2018 Michael Steward A special commemorative book which honours villagers from Long Melford who served in the First World War has been published following a four-year research project. Victim in A12 fatal crash at Frostenden is named Friday, October 19, 2018 Michael Steward The 22-year-old woman killed in a fatal crash on the A12 at Frostenden has been named by police. Police appeal for help to trace missing Cockfield man Friday, October 19, 2018 Michael Steward Police are appealing for help to find a missing 26-year-old man from Cockfield, near Bury St Edmunds. Road closed after serious collision involving lorry and cyclist Friday, October 19, 2018 Michael Steward A serious collision involving a lorry and a cyclist near Sudbury has closed part of the A134 this morning. Britain’s last surviving female WW2 pilot turns 101 Friday, October 19, 2018 Michael Steward Britain’s last surviving female pilot in World War Two – one of the famed ‘Spitfire Women’ – has celebrated her 101st birthday. Former Essex home of Mayflower captain to become tourist attraction Friday, October 19, 2018 Michael Steward The former home of the captain of The Mayflower – the ship which took the Pilgrim Fathers to America – is to be opened as a tourist attraction in 2020, it has been announced. Video: Plenty of autumn sunshine expected across the weekend Friday, October 19, 2018 Michael Steward Once the mist and fog clears this morning, it is set to be a dry and bright day in Suffolk and north Essex with plenty of sunshine expected over the weekend. Frustration over number of homes left empty despite housing crisis Thursday, October 18, 2018 Michael Steward Nearly 250 properties in west Suffolk have been empty for at least two years, new figures have revealed. Suffolk teenager prepares for X-Factor live shows Thursday, October 18, 2018 Michael Steward The parents of a former Samuel Ward Academy student have spoken of their excitement as their son prepares for the X-Factor live shows this weekend. ‘This was a positive day of action’ – Two arrests made in multi-agency road operation Thursday, October 18, 2018 Michael Steward Two people were arrested on suspicion of drug driving and more than 40 vehicles were inspected in a day of action aiming to disrupt, deter and detect criminality on the county’s roads. WATCH: Peppa Pig-themed danceathon delights children Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Michael Steward Babies and toddlers from Sudbury, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich took part in a Peppa Pig-themed danceathon to raise money for charity. ‘Disruptive’ gas works set to end before town’s Christmas light switch-on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Michael Steward The final phase of “extremely disruptive” gas works in Bury St Edmunds are expected to be completed ahead of the town’s Christmas light switch-on event next month. Artist Thomas Gainsborough owed his career to double murder in family Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Michael Steward A double murder in the family of Thomas Gainsborough set him on his path to fame, it has been claimed after new research shed light on the early life of the world-renowned artist. Joy for county’s schools as Suffolk jumps 40 places in national GCSE tables Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Michael Steward Suffolk has risen 40 places in national league tables for students in the county achieving the standard GCSE pass in English and maths, provisional figures have revealed. Pupils join care home residents for National Poetry Day Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Michael Steward A Bury St Edmunds care home opened its doors to the community to celebrate National Poetry Day. ‘Sadness’ at sundial vandalism in Christchurch Park Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Michael Steward A historic sundial at Christchurch Park in Ipswich which was restored to its former glory last year has been vandalised. Gainsborough’s House volunteer gardener wins prestigious award Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Michael Steward The volunteer head gardener at a popular Sudbury museum has been recognised with a prestigious award following 14 years of service. Updated: Disruption for commuters after broken down freight train Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Michael Steward Train services running through Stowmarket station are returning to normal following an earlier broken down freight train but delays can still be expected. Big names in housing speak at conference in Bury St Edmunds Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Michael Steward Some of the biggest names in the housing industry came together for a special conference in Bury St Edmunds to grapple with important issues in the sector. Ipswich man arrested after Ladbrokes knifepoint robbery Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Michael Steward A man has been arrested in connection with a knifepoint robbery at an Ipswich betting shop at the weekend. Man who ‘pretended he wasn’t in’ 15 minutes after burglary is jailed Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Michael Steward A burglar who was arrested at home just 15 minutes after breaking into a property in Essex has been jailed. 16-year-old cyclist suffers minor injuries after hit-and-run incident Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Michael Steward Witnesses are being sought by police after a hit-and-run incident in Ipswich last week. Pride of Sudbury awards hailed as ‘best-ever’ Monday, October 15, 2018 Michael Steward The mayor of Sudbury was among the guests at an awards ceremony which honoured green-fingered enthusiasts in the town. Money from inaugural fete donated to woodland charity Monday, October 15, 2018 Michael Steward Money raised from a fete on the outskirts of Sudbury has been donated to a woodland charity which helps people with illnesses and learning difficulties. West Suffolk cycle ride raises money for three charities Monday, October 15, 2018 Michael Steward Cyclists raised money for three good causes after climbing into the saddle for a charity ride last month. Green-fingered pupils honoured for gardening work Monday, October 15, 2018 Michael Steward Around 200 pupils, parents and teachers attended a special ceremony last week which honoured young gardeners in Bury St Edmunds. Historic theatre prepares for 200-year anniversary with fundraising walk Monday, October 15, 2018 Michael Steward Bury St Edmunds’ historic Theatre Royal turns 200 next year and a fundraising walk has been planned to celebrate the special anniversary. Video: Temperatures hit 26C in East Anglia – but Sunday set to be cooler Saturday, October 13, 2018 Michael Steward Brisk winds hit the region today but it has been unseasonally warm for this time of the year. Police find missing Essex man Friday, October 12, 2018 Michael Steward Police have found a 37-year-old man who was reported missing from his home in Harwich.