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Bury St Edmunds: Woman airlifted to West Suffolk Hospital in ‘life threatening’ condition after collapsing in Leech Walk

PUBLISHED: 21:24 10 July 2014 | UPDATED: 21:32 10 July 2014

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A woman, thought to be in her 60s, was airlifted to hospital in a “life threatening” condition after collapsing in Bury St Edmunds.

The patient was taken ill in Leech Walk shortly before 5pm today and was not breathing when paramedics arrived.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance service described her condition as “very serious, possibly life threatening”.

Two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle were sent to attend the patient as well as the air ambulance, which took her to West Suffolk Hospital.

Emergency services were called to an incident in Stoke-by-Nayland where a car overturned and ended up on its roof.

A hugely popular Suffolk band competition which champions new musical talent will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year.

A celebrity hairdresser visited West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds to give a masterclass to students and answer questions on the industry.

Firefighters tackled a two-car blaze in Haverhill after a suspect was seen setting one alight by a member of the public.

Two high-end cycles – worth £10,000 in total – were stolen after burglars broke into a garage in Elmsett, near Hadleigh.

Staff and students at Colchester Academy are celebrating their success after the school received its first ever ‘Good’ Ofsted inspection.

A toddler has been rushed to hospital with a fractured skull after a serious crash in Barningham this morning.

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