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Civic College site 1970. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Shocking CCTV footage has been released showing a drunk man narrowly miss being hit by a train in Essex.

A Londoner has been arrested in north-east Essex after police found what are believed to be cannabis plants in his car.

A pedestrian crossing fault at the A12 Martlesham Park & Ride roundabout could be to blame for reports of “standstill” traffic in the Martlesham and Kesgrave areas this morning.

Alleged Suffolk computer hacker Lauri Love has said he may help British investigators prepare charges against him to prevent the case remaining open against him indefinitely.

In a landmark speech at the annual High Sheriff Awards ceremony at Wherstead Park, the outgoing High Sheriff Geoffrey Probert reflected on the challenges facing Suffolk. This was his speech in full.

Calls are being made for a register of stalking and harassment offenders after an Ipswich man was jailed for breaching an order banning him from contacting his former partner.

The driver of a BMW is in hospital tonight with serious injuries after a crash near Southwold which police are investigating.

Emergency services were called to a crash involving a car and a cyclist in Ipswich this afternoon.

A woman is in hospital with suspected serious injuries after a collision at a petrol station in Haverhill.

At least 17 people have been killed after a 19-year-old gunman opened fire at a Florida high school in the United States.

An inept burglar who broke into a clothes shop minutes from a Suffolk police station has been jailed for 35 weeks.

A Suffolk dog owner has denied threatening and trying to bribe a man who was bitten by his dog in a bid to get him to drop the charges against him.

An Ipswich woman in her 70s was allegedly conned out of more than £40,000 in a confidence fraud, a court heard.

A planning application has been lodged for a new restaurant or cafe in Tacket Street, Ipswich.

“Will the ballet shoe fit?” was the question on Friday, as The Russian State Ballet of Siberia returned, for their second night at the Ipswich Regent.

The A14 is reported to be “disintegrating” in west Suffolk, with large lumps of tarmac strewn across the road surface, causing hazardous driving conditions.

Two people are reported to have been hurt after a four-vehicle crash on the A134 near Sudbury.

A suspect accused of swallowing a drugs stash has spent more than three weeks in custody as police wait for him to go to the toilet.

The parents of alleged Suffolk computer hacker Lauri Love have spoken of their relief after the High Court ruled he should not be extradited to the United States.

A flight from Norwich to Edinburgh has been diverted to Stansted Airport in Essex due to technical issues.

The father of alleged Suffolk computer hacker Lauri Love has said his son should not face extradition to the United States.

A 19-year-old Colchester man accused of assaulting a homeless man has claimed he was acting in self defence when he hit him in the face.

A Suffolk man who threatened to “break every bone” in his former partner’s face has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

A Suffolk man accused of cyber-hacking US agencies will find out next week if his appeal to avoid extradition is successful.

An “emotionally fragile” woman who had a knife in public has had her sentencing hearing adjourned to allow up to date reports on her mental health to be obtained.

The future of Lowestoft’s historic town hall site is to be progressed in the coming months as a council prepares for a major consultation.

One lane of the A11 is closed in both directions between Thetford and Larling following a lorry crashing into the central reservation in Norfolk.

Highways England has been ordered to reduce the time taken to plan and communicate measures to reduce disruption caused by Orwell Bridge closures.

Tradesmen in Suffolk and Essex have been warned to start taking their tools off their vans at night following a spate of break-ins.

Last week I promised to look at Elliston House, the former Elm Street Clinic, and explore why it is so named.

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