Michael Steward firstname.lastname@example.org @MichaelReporter Burglar who modelled himself on American ‘nightstalker’ serial killer is jailed 31 minutes ago Michael Steward A serial burglar who tied up his last two victims after breaking into their homes in Colchester while they were asleep has been jailed for 12 years. Two men and woman arrested after aggravated burglary in west Suffolk 13:53 Michael Steward An elderly couple were held up at knife-point by burglars at their home in Bury St Edmunds. Man arrested on suspicion of burglary after five businesses targeted in Felixstowe 13:29 Michael Steward A man has been arrested in connection with five burglaries in Felixstowe – which happened at hotels and businesses over the same time period. Man charged with arson after flat fire in east Suffolk 12:47 Michael Steward A 28-year-old man from Eye has been charged with arson following a fire within a flat complex in the town. Rain across region but dry and fine weather to come 11:12 Michael Steward It was a wet start for most people across Suffolk and north Essex today but the rain is expected to clear as the day goes on. Moped rider suffers minor injuries in Nacton Road crash 2 minutes ago Michael Steward A moped rider was taken to hospital after a crash in Ipswich this afternoon. Have you seen Gavin Eaton in Essex? Police want to speak to him 09:50 Michael Steward Police want to trace a 40-year-old man last known to be living in Braintree. Man sentenced for drug driving in Clacton 08:51 Michael Steward A man caught drug driving in Clacton has been given a suspended sentence and banned from getting behind the wheel for a year. ‘I couldn’t believe what I was seeing’: Baby seal spotted on Felixstowe beach 07:52 Michael Steward Beachgoers were treated to a rare sight in Felixstowe when a baby seal was spotted among the pebbles. Rural communities still suffering from lack of 4G despite improvements Yesterday, 18:08 Michael Steward Homes and businesses in rural communities across Suffolk and north Essex are still suffering from a lack of 4G mobile phone coverage, according to latest figures from Ofcom. Union threatens strike action over plans to increase weekend working Yesterday, 14:57 Michael Steward Plans to increase weekend working for drivers at a Bury St Edmunds animal feed firm has prompted a ballot for strike action. Reception to be held in support of Gainsborough’s House project Yesterday, 12:53 Michael Steward A reception to show support for a multi-million pound national centre dedicated to the artist Thomas Gainsborough is to be hosted by Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Suffolk tank driver killed during First World War to be honoured Yesterday, 11:50 Michael Steward A young Suffolk tank driver who was killed in battle during the First World War only for his grave to be destroyed later in the conflict is to be memorialised as part of a commemoration project. Where is the new Screwfix store in Ipswich and when does it open? Tue, 22:33 Michael Steward A new Screwfix store is set to open in Ipswich next week – the third to open in the town – with the creation of 10 new jobs. Temperatures could hit 26C before ‘widespread’ rain returns later in week Tue, 20:45 Michael Steward Don’t put away those sun hats just yet, the region is set for another warm day tomorrow with temperatures hitting a possible 26C (78F) – but the rain is returning on Thursday. Updated: Motorbike rider injured after crash in Stowmarket Tue, 17:50 Michael Steward A motorcyclist was taken to hospital following a crash in Stowmarket this afternoon. Girl, 17, assaulted in attempted robbery in west Suffolk Tue, 17:15 Michael Steward A teenage girl was left “very shaken” after being punched in the face during an attempted robbery in Newmarket at the weekend. Teenage girl found guilty of slashing girl’s face in ‘unprovoked attack’ Tue, 16:38 Michael Steward A 14-year-old girl has been found guilty of slashing another teenager’s face with a Stanley knife in Colchester. Post-mortem of man found in River Gipping set to take place Tue, 15:54 Michael Steward The post-mortem of a man found dead in an Ipswich river is expected to take place within the next 24 hours, according to police. Event celebrates Bury St Edmunds care home gardeners Mon, 11:26 Michael Steward An event to celebrate green-fingered enthusiasts in care homes in Bury St Edmunds was held last week. Advice for west Suffolk landlords offered at forum Mon, 10:40 Michael Steward Landlords will be able to get advice about changes to the law at a forum held next month. Popular classic car event returns to west Suffolk village Mon, 10:20 Michael Steward A popular classic car show is returning to a west Suffolk village with a diverse mix of vehicles and fun for all the family. ‘Great sadness’ as only GP surgery in village closes Saturday, August 11, 2018 Michael Steward The closure of the only GP surgery in a west Suffolk village is “another blow for rural communities”, according to a councillor. ‘This is not an isolated incident’: Verbal abuse against road workers taking breaks increases Friday, August 10, 2018 Michael Steward Verbal abuse against council road crews who are taking breaks has increased so much throughout the recent heatwave that teams have been issued with body cameras to capture footage of the incidents. Transitional support for young people in care launched in Suffolk Friday, August 10, 2018 Michael Steward Young people leaving residential care in Suffolk will now be able to stay closer to their children’s homes under a new government pilot scheme. ‘Great sadness’ as only GP surgery in village closes Friday, August 10, 2018 Michael Steward The closure of the only GP surgery in a west Suffolk village is “another blow for rural communities”, according to a councillor. Long Melford FC celebrate 150th anniversary with plans for new facility Friday, August 10, 2018 Michael Steward A historic non-league football club in west Suffolk is celebrating its 150-year anniversary with plans for a new clubhouse. Jimmy’s Farm to host family fun day for carers Friday, August 10, 2018 Michael Steward A free family fun day for carers across Suffolk is being held at Jimmy’s Farm this weekend. Man strives to preserve history of Sudbury Cattle Market Thursday, August 9, 2018 Michael Steward A west Suffolk man who previously ran a historic cattle market has had a photographic montage made after he struggled to find any record of the site. Rider suffers broken ankle after collision between bike and motor scooter Thursday, August 9, 2018 Michael Steward A person suffered a broken ankle after a crash between a cyclist and a motor scooter rider in north Suffolk.