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Suffolk: East Anglian Air Ambulance attends emergencies across county

PUBLISHED: 16:35 09 March 2014 | UPDATED: 16:35 09 March 2014

The East Anglian Air Ambulance

The East Anglian Air Ambulance

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The crew of the East Anglian Air Ambulance has been kept busy in Suffolk this weekend.

Yesterday the helicopter was called to Oulton, near Lowestoft, just before 1.40pm after a young teenage girl had sustained pelvic injuries.

She was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital after being treated at the scene. It is currently unknown how she became injured.

The crew was also sent to Tuddenham, near Ipswich, at 12.40pm after a motorcyclist was involved in an accident.

He was assessed and treated before being placed in the care of a land ambulance team.

A man in his fifties, suffered an apparent heart attack, in Bramford, near Ipswich, yesterday.

Dr Pam Chrispin and critical care paramedic Andy Downes were flown to the scene by Captain Neil Waller and treated the man before they escorted him to Ipswich Hospital aboard a land ambulance.

The man’s condition is described as serious but stable.

Earlier today Suffolk Fire and Rescue were called to a road crash in Eagle Way, in Martlesham Heath just before 11.45am.

A motorcyclist had collided with a car. A female was treated at the scene.

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A 333 mile journey home for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation finished on Saturday when the Hike4Hopey charity walkers arrived at St James’ Park, Newcastle.

Seven suspected Ukrainian illegal immigrants have been arrested after their yacht ran aground on the Suffolk coast today.

Several people were stuck for reportedly more than an hour on a ride at the Cymbeline Meadow fair, Colchester.

Family of a Suffolk man who died from a brain tumour have attended a ceremony to open a Quiet Room in his memory at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

A spring cleaning campaign across west Suffolk has seen volunteers litter pick and remove more than 460 bags of waste from public open spaces.

Firefighters tackled a “needless” blaze at the former Manganese Bronze plant in Ipswich on Sunday night.

The fire in the top floor of the two-storey derelict building, behind houses on Hadleigh Road, was caused by trespassers.
 The fire was reported at around 5.30pm on April 30 and six crews, including an aerial appliance, were expected to battle the blaze for several hours last night.
 Station Commander Jon Southgate, of Princes Street station, said the fire was caused by someone deliberately or accidentally setting the fire.
 “There are numerous discarded needles around the site and from experience we know there will be needles inside as well,” he said. “We will not be entering the building because I want to ensure the safety of our firefighters. 
 “It is a shame that we are now going to have four crews fighting a completely needless and preventable fire.”

It may have been a forgettable season finish for Blues fans at Portman Road on Saturday – but one moment of magic should cheer even the most desolate of supporters.

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