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Ipswich: Cyclist who died after crash in Copdock named as 69-year-old Colin Crowther

08:32 18 January 2014

Emergency services and the air ambulance at the scene of the accident involving a cyclist in Old London Road.

Emergency services and the air ambulance at the scene of the accident involving a cyclist in Old London Road.

Police last night named a male cyclist who died following a crash in Copdock on Thursday.

Colin Crowther, 69, was involved in a collision with a blue Citroen CV at around 2.30pm on the southbound carriageway of Old London Road near the Cameo Hotel.

Mr Crowther, of Ipswich, was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Ipswich Hospital.

However he died later that evening, a spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said last night.

She said the force will now carry out a full collision investigation. They are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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The Chinese restaurant fire in Halstead - image from Essex County Fire and Rescue

Firefighters were called to a blaze that broke out at a Chinese restaurant in High Street, Halstead, this afternoon.

Updated GVs of the Apex in Bury St Edmunds.

A popular Bury St Edmunds music venue could save the taxpayer £150,000 a year by raising ticket prices an average of just £2.

Police are investigating

Police have been called to Thurston Road near Bury St Edmunds this evening after a bull escaped its field and onto the road.

The Milburn Centre Syndicate at the West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk have scooped £1 million pounds in the National Lottery. Some of the lucky winners received their cheque at Ickworth Hall Hotel, Suffolk.  Picture by: Jason Mitchell

A syndicate of 20 West Suffolk College staff are celebrating their Lotto Millionaire Raffle win.

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Police probing a possible sighting of a man near Colchester Garrison this afternoon have confirmed the incident is not linked to the RAF Marham investigation.

Cecil and Alice Westgate, of Nayland, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

A combination of wonderful Sunday lunches and the fact that his wife is “perfect in almost every way” has kept Cecil Westgate happily married for the past 70 years.

The main terminal building at Stansted Airport

A fugitive brothel madam who went on the run for seven years abroad before being caught at Stansted Airport is behind bars.

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