Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 9°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ixworth: Crews tackle chimney blaze

14:46 14 January 2013

Six fire crews are at the scene

Six fire crews are at the scene

Archant

FIRE crews have tackled a chimney blaze at a house in a west Suffolk village. The blaze was at a home in Chalk Lane in Ixworth, near Bury St Edmunds, and fire crews were called at 1.30pm.

shares

The crew from Ixworth fire station was at the scene within minutes and the flames were under control by 2.05pm.

shares

0 comments

Polling stations open at 7am

Polling stations across the country are now open and will be open until 10pm tonight.

Anglo Saxon Encampment event at Sutton Hoo

Visitors to one of Suffolk’s most important archeological sites witnessed how justice was served by our Anglo-Saxon forefathers.

Launch of a new hospital bus by Framlingham Rotary Club's Hour Community project, with donations from the Mills Charity plus help of expertise from Community Action Suffolk. The bus will fill a need for rural hospital transport.

Hospital patients in rural Suffolk have been given a vital link to appointments thanks to the efforts of volunteers and generosity of fundraisers.

Delphi

One of west Suffolk’s biggest employers is planning to cut its workforce by almost a quarter, it has been revealed.

Campaigners highlighting the traffic problems on the A12 at Farnham

A Suffolk peer has urged the next government to make certain that a new nuclear power plant on the Suffolk coast comes with the promise of an A12 bypass.

Ipswich Academy.

Teachers could lose their jobs as bosses of Ipswich Academy look to make “significant” savings to balance its finances.

The result at Ipswich is expected to be close.

Politicians and their supporters across Suffolk and Essex are today mounting one last push to get out their votes with polling stations open for the General Election of 2015.

George Osborne visits Asda Colchester where he helps out with the Click and Collect service.  Pictured with Tom Adkins home shopping driver.

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne made one last trip to Colchester today in a desperate bid to beat the odds and win the seat for the Tories.

Former staff members of the Dame Vera Lynn Trust school in Sproughton held a public meeting with parents to work out a plan to keep the school open

Campaigners are “confident” they will soon reopen a school for children with learning difficulties after it closed because of a lack of funding.

John Ball and his search and rescue dog Darcy are part of the UK's International Search and Rescue team which has now reached earthquake-hit Nepal. pic: Jessica Lea/DFID

A Suffolk rescue dog handler has spent the past week in earthquake-struck Nepal to help the international rescue mission.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages