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Ipswich: Takeaway worker pleads not guilty to charge of attempting to murder his boss with meat cleaver

18:34 31 January 2014

Ipswich Crown Court

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A man accused of the attempted murder of the boss of the Ipswich takeaway restaurant where he worked has pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Lianjun Sun, of Cromer Road, Ipswich, is charged with trying to kill Ruo Jun Tian, the owner of New China in Garrick Way.

Mrs Tian, who is in her 40s, suffered severe injuries to her neck and back during the alleged assault with a meat cleaver in November.

Sun, a 51-year-old Chinese national, appeared at Ipswich Crown Court for a plea and directions hearing yesterday(Friday) and was told his trial will begin on March 24.

Mrs Tian was discovered at the bottom of a set of stairs on November 1.

Ben Gummer and David Ellesmere at Ipswich Wet Dock.

Plans for major government investment in the East of England could be hit by the decision to withdraw from the European Union, Suffolk MP Ben Gummer has warned.

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Plans to launch a free school in Ipswich have been unveiled in a bid to meet an increasing demand for primary school places.

Former county council leader Mark Bee.

Proposals for East Anglian devolution could be thrown out as early as today in the wake of the referendum vote.

Keith Senior is pictured at Jacobs Allen in Bury St Edmunds

Concerns have been raised about how Thursday’s decision to quit the EU will affect mortgage rates and foreign travel.

Suffolk Rape Crisis is a small charity in Ipswich that supports female victims of sexual violence. 
It is facing a major financial shortage and may have to stop its services unless it can get some extra funding. 
Some of the staff have pulled together and decided to launch a crowdfunding appeal, which will start on Monday. 
L-R Helen Taylor,Louise Hayward,Selina Wagstaff,Shane Begby,Chris Nightingale.

The only charity in Suffolk that supports women and girls who have experienced sexual violence is today launching a crowdfunding appeal as it faces a looming financial crisis.

The A134 in Alpheton.

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Inspector Julian Ditcham with the Drager Alcotest tests a motorist.

A drink-driver was more than four times the legal limit when police caught him in Bury St Edmunds, a court heard.

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