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Ipswich: Orwell Bridge now reopened after police incident

PUBLISHED: 08:19 27 June 2014 | UPDATED: 08:19 27 June 2014

The Orwell Bridge

The Orwell Bridge

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The Orwell Bridge has been reopened after the westbound carriageway of the A14 was closed earlier today.

Police were called this afternoon by members of the public who reported a man standing on the edge of the bridge.

Officers were sent to the scene and the westbound carriageway of the bridge was closed. The man has since voluntarily come down from the ledge.

There was queueing traffic on the A14 in both directions between J56 Wherstead interchange and J57 Nacton interchange due to the closure.

Police have confirmed no suspicious device has been found after the Center Parcs resort in Elveden was evacuated this evening.

Thousands of families and eager festival-goers braved the changeable weather this weekend to enjoy top bands, food and art at Jimmy’s Festival.

The wealth of “enthusiasm” for keeping Sudbury tidy has been revealed at a meeting organised by the town council, which plans to get the community’s efforts “on the map”.

Trains running to and from London Liverpool Street are being delayed, cancelled and revised as a result of a signalling issue this evening.

A 79-year-old man reported missing from Kedington near Haverhill has been found.

Suffolk New College is launching its summer programme of sports sessions for youngsters this week.

This is the story of the Neptune Inn in Fore Street, but before we learn of its history there are two diversionary tales, writes John Norman.

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