Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 1°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Tiptree: Farmers in a jam over weather

17:53 28 December 2012

Chris Newenham

Chris Newenham

Archant

WORLD-famous jam-makers Wilkin & Sons will feature in a BBC programme on Sunday which examines the challenges facing fruit farmers during a year of unusual weather.

shares

Weather forecaster Julie Reinger visited Tiptree to meet Chris Newenham, farm director of Wilkin & Sons, to talk about early sun, late damaging frosts and drought, followed by heavy rain which produced mixed results.

Wild Weather in 2012 broadcasts at 5.30pm and will look back through the weather headlines of 2012.

shares

0 comments

Police are at the scene of the ram raid

A cash machine has been stolen in a ram raid at a petrol station in Sudbury in the early hours of this morning.

Victoria Surgery in Bury St Edmunds.

A Bury St Edmunds doctors’ surgery has been labelled “requires improvement” by the health watchdog, despite every patient interviewed saying they were happy with the care they received.

Warren Hill at Hollesley Bay

Warren Hill prison in Hollesley has been praised in a report by HM Inspectorate of Prisons.

Shadow cabinet minister Jonathan Ashworth visiting Ipswich to see the work on boosting the Princes Street area, Ipswich. Left to right, Jonathan Ashworth,  Councillor David Ellesmere.

Shadow cabinet minister Jonathan Ashworth has visited Ipswich to see the town’s growing business area – and the new home of Archant’s Suffolk titles.

Southend United fans run onto the pitch towards Colchester United during the match between Southend United and Colchester United at Roots Hall, Southend. 
Picture by Focus Images Ltd
06/02/2016

A police investigation has been launched after a Southend United fan ran onto the pitch and assaulted a number of Colchester supporters during the derby match at the weekend.

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway prepares for its Easter weekend event. Zach Bond cleaning a train.

More visitors attended a Suffolk heritage railway than ever before, according to figures.

 Felistowe beach

Forecasters are predicting a more settled day today after blustery showers from Storm Imogen battered Suffolk yesterday.

Most read

Fred Olsen Travel Sale

cover

Click here to view
the Fred Olsen
Travel Sale

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24