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Essex: Man resuscitated after heart attack in swimming pool

01 September, 2014 - 06:36
East of England Air Ambulance

East of England Air Ambulance

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Doctors resuscitated a man who had a cardiac arrest while swimming in a leisure centre pool.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to the leisure centre in Saffron Walden, Essex, on Sunday morning after the incident involving a man in his mid-50s.

Paramedics and the air crew revived the man before he was taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, for further treatment.

Traffic on the A14 is being diverted using the entrance and exti slip roads. Image: Keith Mindham

The A14 is closed in both directions at Bury St Edmunds while police attempt to talk a woman off the bridge at junction 44.

The former Fisons building at Bramford

Trains between Stowmarket and Ipswich are running at reduced speed due to “thick black smoke” coming from a fire in the old Fisons building in Paper Mill Lane, Bramford.

Ronald King, 87, of Cedar Close, Walton-on-the-Naze

A pensioner who shot his 81-year-old wife dead at a care home has been sentenced to six years in a psychiatric hospital.

Abellio Greater Anglia managing director Jamie Burles.

The average speed of trains between London and Ipswich will be cut to just over an hour in three years’ time – but the Ipswich in 60 ambition will depend on Network Rail carrying out improvement work.

Audrey Barlow was waken to West Suffolk Hospital after the fall

The standards at a care home near Sudbury have been criticised after the death of one of their residents.

An entry in the Suffolk Libraries Bookface competition

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Javid Ahmed, 26, a student, of Fambridge Close, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter with diminished responsibility

A son has pleaded guilty to manslaughter today on the grounds of diminished responsibility after stabbing his mother 37 times in Maldon.

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