Tom Potter East Suffolk reporter email@example.com @TomPotterEADT Sailing club journeys from Aldeburgh to Alpine foothills for boat’s birthday regatta Tue, 14:55 Tom Potter A flotilla of yachts will leave the Suffolk coast bound for northern Italy next month. Air ambulance delighted with donation from Notcutts staff Tue, 12:13 Tom Potter Garden centre staff handed over an £800 cheque to a lifesaving charity. Grass snake ‘not a happy chap’ after tussle with pond netting near Orford Tue, 11:06 Tom Potter A three-foot grass snake escaped a watery fate thanks to attentive homeowners and an animal rescuer. Pedestrian dies in hospital after truck collision on main road near Lowestoft Tue, 09:42 Tom Potter A young woman has died following a collision on the A47 north of Lowestoft. Road to Haverhill closed after Corsa and Clio collide Tue, 09:12 Tom Potter Police closed a road in Little Wratting, near Haverhill, following a collision between two cars. Cancellations on Ipswich to Lowestoft line – no replacement buses Tue, 08:52 Tom Potter Trains between Ipswich and Lowestoft were cancelled this morning, due to overrunning engineering works. Memorial restoration campaign success in Halesworth Tue, 08:22 Tom Potter A preservationist’s campaign to restore a broken stone memorial, belonging to the grave of teenage soldier, has been successful. No fee for contractors to move huts from battered Felixstowe beach, insist authorities Mon, 15:47 Tom Potter No fees will be incurred by owners of beach huts if the council moves them from a stretch of eroded seafront in Felixstowe. Four days, four venues for second year of SpringFest in Woodbridge Mon, 13:56 Tom Potter Bank holiday weekend sees the return of a music festival to Woodbridge – with more than 50 acts performing at four venues. Horse stud fit for kings to become five homes and restaurant in Woodbridge Mon, 13:51 Tom Potter It catered for equine guests in the late nineteenth century – but a Suffolk building will soon be housing restaurant customers. Gallery: More than 12,000 help make 178th Hadleigh Show a record breaker Mon, 06:21 Tom Potter After two-and-a-half inches of rainfall during set-up week, the skies cleared for a sunny 178th Hadleigh Show – enjoyed by a record number of visitors. Future of education at stake on June 8, union tells voters in Ipswich Mon, 06:19 Tom Potter Members of the largest teachers’ union appealed to shoppers in Ipswich to ‘vote for the future of education’ in next month’s General Election. Sweet tooth? Curry lover? Dunwich Heath’s annual ‘Sconeathon’ indulges your tastes Sunday, May 21, 2017 Tom Potter From traditional cheese, to unconventional curry – all manner of appetites were catered for by Dunwich Heath’s annual ‘Sconeathon’. Post office finds new home at convenience store in Sible Hedingham Sunday, May 21, 2017 Tom Potter Post Office retail boss, Kevin Gilliland OBE, opened a relocated branch – with longer hours – in Sible Hedingham, Essex. Felixstowe beach huts may require relocation due to erosion caused by bad weather Sunday, May 21, 2017 Tom Potter Beach hut owners today face the prospect of having to move their beloved bolt-holes from an area of seafront declared unsafe due to erosion – or pay for the relocation by council workers. Normandy veteran marks 93rd birthday on return to D-Day beaches Sunday, May 21, 2017 Tom Potter A 93-year-old veteran was given a hero’s reception when he returned to Normandy. Video: ‘Something extraordinary happened here’ – Colonel Charles Halt returns to UFO site in Rendlesham Sunday, May 21, 2017 Tom Potter “It brings back old memories,” said retired US Air Force colonel Charles Halt on his return to the spot where, in December 1980, he was at the centre of a UFO mystery in Rendlesham Forest. Has Stanley the missing chihuahua become ‘too hot to handle’ after town-wide poster drop? Saturday, May 20, 2017 Tom Potter A missing dog appeal became a mission to make him ‘too hot to handle’, as friends and family spread word of his disappearance. Online registration opens for Southwold’s ‘Women on Wheels’ cycle ride in July Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Online registration has opened for an annual charity cycle ride for women. Wibblers, Knops and Tryst...must be a beer festival coming to Woodbridge Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter At least 20 real ales from across the British Isles will be lined up for a Suffolk beer festival in July. ‘We haven’t given up’ – help search for missing chihuahua in Woodbridge this weekend Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter A small crowd of people are expected to join a Woodbridge family’s search for a missing chihuahua this weekend. Diners drop by for lunch at top 50 gastropub in extraordinary style Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Three hungry diners made a flying visit to an award-winnning Suffolk restaurant. Rail cancellations and delays after person hit by train near capital Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Passengers on mainline services faced delays and cancellations this evening after a person was hit by a train between Seven Kings and Stratford. A12 northbound reopened following crash closure near Colchester Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Anyone travelling towards Suffolk on the A12 in Essex faced long delays this evening following a collision near Colchester. Woman killed in Barnham crash named as Helen Lovegrove, 47, from Thetford Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Police have named a woman killed in a collision on a Suffolk road, near Thetford, as 47-year-old Helen Lovegrove. Woman seen near Haverhill pharmacy could have information to help police after boy grabbed Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Police have appealed for a possible witness to a boy being grabbed by a man in Haverhill to come forward. Unsuccessful search for Danielle Jones’ body ‘reopened old wounds’ for parents Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter The parents of murdered Essex teenager Danielle Jones are no closer to knowing the location of their daughter’s body, after police called off a week-long search of garages in Tilbury. Three teens in hospital after car collides with bus near Norfolk border Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Three teenagers were taken to hospital with cuts, bruises and head injuries after a car collided with a bus near Beccles. Fight to stop homes at school fails as go-ahead given for development Thursday, May 18, 2017 Tom Potter An education charity has won the right to relocate the pre-prep department of an independent school – leaving the vacant space available for 32 new homes. Four homes and two shops approved for old town centre Co-op site in Woodbridge’s Thoroughfare Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Tom Potter Four new homes have been approved for one of Suffolk’s most popular independent shopping streets.