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Harwich: Lifeboat sees yacht with faulty motor to shore

PUBLISHED: 16:11 20 April 2014 | UPDATED: 16:11 20 April 2014

Lifeboat launched to assist yacht

Lifeboat launched to assist yacht

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A lifeboat crew ensured a yacht made it safely back to shore after breaking down off the Harwich coast.

Harwich lifeboat launched at 3.38pm following a call from a 26ft yacht with a faulty motor.

The crew reached the yacht to find that the person on board had managed to restart the motor. They followed the vessel to shore at Woolverstone Marina.

A top barrister from Suffolk has spoken out in a planning row over proposals for a multi-million pound expansion he fears may threaten the tranquillity of Constable Country.

A petition aiming to demonstrate the strength of public support for the multi-million pound Sudbury bypass project was officially launched today at the town hall.

A person who died on the rail line near Ingatestone in Essex on Thursday has been named as 15-year-old William Tweed.

Five pieces of lifesaving equipment have been installed in shops across Suffolk, thanks to money raised from the 5p carrier bag charge.

Doctors anticipating a severe outbreak of flu this winter are desperately urging vulnerable people in Suffolk to get vaccinated against the virus.

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault in Colchester.

Suffolk’s largest teaching union has launched a campaign over the “savage” levels of school funding under the new national funding formula (NFF).

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