News

Heavy rain has left several roads in Suffolk flooded

Colder weather expected after Sunday deluge leaves many roads flooded

Forecasters say colder weather is on the way after a day of rain on Sunday led to localised flooding.

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Stevi Ritchie

Colchester’s Stevi Ritchie voted off X Factor

Colchester call centre worker Stevi Ritchie was voted off X Factor tonight, leaving only five acts remaining.

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The Arc shopping centre in Bury is cordoned off due to a gas leak.

Video: The Arc in Bury St Edmunds open as investigations continue into mysterious smell

A shopping centre closed for almost five hours due to a suspected gas leak has re-opened as normal.

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Police and fire services are urging drivers to be flood aware

“Dozens and dozens” of roads blocked as flood water causes misery for Suffolk motorists

Suffolk police and fire services are warning people not to attempt to drive through flooded roads.

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Nancy Writebol, poses with children in Liberia. AP Photo/Courtesy Jeremy Writebol)

Ebola survivor, Nancy Writebol, to talk at Suffolk press conference for Christian charity

An American Ebola survivor is to tell her story at a press conference in Suffolk.

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Politics See all

The East of England Labour Party conference at the Cameo Hotel in Copdock. Harriet Harman speaking.

Harriet Harman and Ed Balls insist Labour can still win in the south

Labour heavyweights Harriet Harman and Ed Balls have both insisted they will put the setbacks of the last few weeks behind them and go on to win next year’s general election at a weekend conference near Ipswich.

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Business See all

The Arc shopping centre in Bury is cordoned off due to a gas leak.

Video: The Arc in Bury St Edmunds open as investigations continue into mysterious smell

A shopping centre closed for almost five hours due to a suspected gas leak has re-opened as normal.

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Visit Suffolk brand manager Amanda Bond at Southwold.

Visit Suffolk urges county’s tourism firms to ‘shout louder’ in 2015

Tourism-related businesses in Suffolk are being urged to make an early New Year’s resolution to shout louder about their offering during 2015.

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A computer generated image of the Aldwych House development in Reading for which Mildenhall-based EAG will be providing the external cladding.
Image courtesy of Designhive.

Mildenhall-based EAG wins glazing contract for major office development

English Architectural Glazing (EAG), based Chiswick Avenue, Mildehhall, has secured a contract to provide external cladding for a major development in Reading, Berkshire.

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Kevin Bentley, deputy leader of Essex County Council.

Essex County Council survey to identify needs of business community

Essex County Council has commissioned a survey of businesses to find out what support they need in a bid to boost economic growth in the county.

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Richard Harrison, newly appointed chairman of the Framlingham Business Association

Businessman takes on association role

The newly-appointed chairman of a Suffolk town’s fast-growing business association has pledged to continue with the community-focused strategy of his predecessor.

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Environment news

Suffolk Community Barn Owl Project manager Steve Piotrowski returns barn owl chciks to their next box after they were fitted with lightweight leg rings to monitor their movements

Gallery: Delight at soaraway success of Suffolk’s barn owls this year with more than 1,000 chicks born

Barn owl conservationists are celebrating a bumper year for the species – and have been astonished by one bird’s “quite remarkable” long-distance “flight of fancy” out of Suffolk.

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Features

Dr Andy Mason and Dr Fiona Virgo pictured last year, ready for a Suffolk Accident Rescue Service voluntary shift.

Suffolk Accident Rescue Service doctor Andy Mason retires after 40 years saving lives

Volunteer Dr Andy Mason has spent more than 40 years dashing off to crashes and medical emergencies, and saving lives. On the day of his last shift, he told STEVEN RUSSELL why he wanted to do it and how he’s coped with tragedy

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