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Ipswich: Man due before magistrates charged with two street robberies in Wherstead Road and Grove Lane

08:42 19 March 2014

South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court

South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court

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A man is due before magistrates in Ipswich today charged with two street robberies in the town.

Peter Green, 32, of no fixed abode, has been charged in relation to robberies in Wherstead Road on Friday and Grove Lane on Monday,

He has also been charged with theft from a property in Dovercourt, Essex, on March 8.

Green is due before South East Suffolk Magistrates Court this morning, Wednesday.

Ipswich’s role as the county town of Suffolk is being questioned, with some suggesting Bury St Edmunds is more deserving of the title.

Highways England chiefs have said the Orwell Bridge is “highly likely” to close between 10am and 6pm today with gusts of up to 65mph expected on the A14.

Arlington’s Brasserie, in Ipswich, has an historic link with the women’s suffrage movement and next week it will host a celebration of International Women’s Day.

A new push is underway to recruit more ‘on call’ firefighters to make up a shortfall of around 40 across the county.

TV antique experts will be at a Suffolk estate today to film an episode of Flog It for the forthcoming series.

An unlicensed driver must pay more than £2,500 in compensation after damaging a work colleague’s car before causing a crash and driving off.

Two men hurt after a road crash in a Suffolk village this morning are not believed to have suffered serious injuries, police have said.

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