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A12: Minor shunt causes long tailbacks

There are delays on the A12 after the collision

There are delays on the A12 after the collision

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A shunt on the A12 at Stratford St Andrews caused long tailbacks this morning.

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The accident, involving a Nissan, a Ford Focus and a Saab 93, happened at 10am close to the junction with Tinker Brook.

The road was cleared by 11am but the incident caused queues southbound as far back as Glemham Hall.

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Thatch Fire in Thorndon

A 300-year-old thatched cottage in Thorndon, near Eye, was saved after the quick efforts of a homeowner and neighbour who helped contain the spread of a blaze before firefighters arrived.

The fire service and police at the scene of a fire on Oulton Road North.

Picture: James Bass

An elderly man has died and another man was injured following a fire at a home in Oulton.

Dee Culley had help from her 10 year-old daughter Trinity, who had watched a birthing programme on tv, when she unexpectedly had her waters break and gave birth to Jasmin on March 31.

A nine-year-old girl helped her mum deliver her baby sister after watching TV programme One Born Every Minute.

Gorleston Beach

A man who suffered a cardiac arrest on Gorleston Beach this afternoon has been taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

Colchester market manager Emma Powell, Town Crier Robert Needham, Cllr Anne Turrell, Mayor John Elliott, Mayoress Janet Elliott, Roman Centurion David Carter and President of the National Market Traders Federation visited stall holders at the launch of Colchester's new market on Saturday, 18 April.

Colchester’s new Charter Market was officially launched yesterday with a day of celebration.

Race for Life fundraise with a Zumba flash mob in the Ipswich Cornhill on Sunday, 19 April.

Around 50 impromptu dancers wowed crowds on Ipswich’s Cornhill with their Zumba moves yesterday afternoon.

House burglary in Colchester

A laptop and camera have been stolen during a house burglary in Colchester on Friday night.

Damage is caused to a parked car in Colchester.

It is believed damage caused to a parked car in Colchester was by a vehicle which did not stop.

Solar farm. Library image.

A proposed solar park in Wix has been tipped for approval by council planning officers.

Woman arrested over Leiston stabbings

A teenager has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of two men in Leiston on Friday night.

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