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Felixstowe: Sailing yacht rescued by coastguard after running aground

PUBLISHED: 21:59 15 April 2014 | UPDATED: 21:59 15 April 2014

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A small sailing boat had to be rescued at the mouth of the River Deben after running aground.

The 28ft vessel with three people on board got stuck at around 8pm, but had been freed by the coastguard within an hour.

Essex’s Police, Fire and Crime Panel has approved an average £12 increase in council tax - which looks to provide 150 more frontline officers in the county.

Everyone’s favourite ska band Madness are heading to Suffolk this summer as part of a four-date tour of UK stately homes.

The region’s ambulance trust, which is facing allegations of patient deaths due to delays, is to be the subject of a “risk summit”.

Emergency services have been called to the scene of a crash on the A14 near Coddenham.

The Multicultural Women’s Group of Bury St Edmunds (MWG) will be carrying out a demonstration in Bury St Edmund, next month, in support of One Billion Rising (OBR), the biggest mass action to end violence against womem.

Rail passengers are facing delays on the rails this morning due to a points failure at London Liverpool Street.

A councillor has decided to take Sudbury’s future into his own hands, believing that Babergh Distric Council has “inadequate motivation to get things moving”.

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