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Live news updates from across Suffolk and north Essex

PUBLISHED: 09:15 21 January 2016 | UPDATED: 09:15 21 January 2016

Frost and fog hit the River Orwell.

Frost and fog hit the River Orwell.

A round-up of all the breaking news, latest headlines and big issues facing Suffolk and north Essex throughout the day.

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Suffolk County Council’s element of tax bills this year will see the biggest percentage rise since the notorious 18.5% hike in 2003.

Campaigners fighting proposals for a new nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast claim drone footage of Hinkley Point shows what a “massive, life-changing, countryside-destroying intrusion” Sizewell C would be.

Sixteen homes are to be bought by Colchester Borough Council at an estimated cost of £2.9million in a bid to tackle homelessness – as council tax in the borough is set to rise.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault in Chelmsford.

Proposals to build a new multi-million pound rail depot at Brantham on the Suffolk/Essex border have been jeopardised because it would force too many trains to use the level crossing at Manningtree station, it has emerged.

Lorry drivers have reported being shot at while driving along an A14 diversion route in east Suffolk.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for information nearly three weeks after the attempted rape of a woman in Witham.

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