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Saffron Walden: Woman, 50, rescued from 25ft storm drain in East Street

PUBLISHED: 09:31 07 July 2014 | UPDATED: 09:31 07 July 2014

Fire crews rescued a woman trapped in a storm drain

Fire crews rescued a woman trapped in a storm drain

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A 50-year-old woman became trapped in a 25ft storm drain in Essex last night.

Firefighters and paramedics were called to rescue the woman from the ditch in East Street, Safron Walden, at around 11.45pm.

A crew from Saffron Walden Fire Station used rescue lines to hoist the woman to safety about an hour later.

The man arrested by police over a suspected murder in Bury St Edmunds on Thursday has been charged this evening.

Suffolk police have this evening confirmed that a man involved in a serious crash on the A11 at Barton Mills has died.

Claydon High School has been recognised for its sporting prowess by achieving the School Games Mark silver award.

Two junctions on the A12 near Kelvedon in Essex will be closed for three nights this week as bridge repair works continue.

Firefighters have been called to tackle a pile of wood and barn alight at a farm in Harleston this evening.

One of the biggest dates in Felixstowe’s summer calendar of events got off to a sun drenched start on the seaside this afternoon.

It’s the start of the school summer holidays, six weeks that are a time of both joy and pain for parents across the nation, Sheena Grant writes.

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