A Suffolk businessman who murdered his estranged wife with an axe before jumping to his death from a town centre car park was treated at a mental health unit the week before the tragedy, an inquest has heard.
Providing care for those in extreme old age, and with serious long-term health problems, is one of the major challenges facing society – especially for an area like East Anglia which has a disproportionately high number of older people.
The ageing of the population – with more people living into extreme old age and suffering from illnesses and conditions associated with that – has led to a major change in the profile of care home residents.
Artist Lois Cordelia could never have imagined where a speculative inquiry from a GCSE student to one of the nation’s best-loved children’s book illustrators and authors would lead. Sheena Grant reports
Lack of parking for cars and coaches and further restrictions on access to the Thoroughfare are among the early key issues flagged up by the public in consultation on a blueprint for Woodbridge’s future.