Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 2°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Whepstead: Firefighters rescue horse stuck in a pond.

20:46 13 February 2014

Archant

Firefighters were called to Whepstead this afternoon to rescue a horse stuck in a pond.

shares

Crews were called at 3.40pm to an address in Straight Road where the pond was situated.

A fire crew from Bury went to the scene along with a water rescue vehicle from Bury and a Unimog high performance truck from Lowestoft.

A vet was also called.

The first appliance was in attendance shortly before 4pm and reported one horse in a metre of water.

The crew used a tirfor winch, airbags and lines to rescue the horse, which was freed from the pond just after 5pm.

shares

0 comments

Ralph Crich suffered a cardiac arrest at Ipwich Town's home game against Fulham on April 19. He has since made a speedy recovery and will be going to watch ITFC against MK Dons tomorrow.

When Ipswich Town fan Ralph Crich left Portman Road 11 days ago, he was, in his own words, nearly dead.

Leiston

Residents are split over proposals submitted for 100 homes plus a new pub on farmland.

Neighbours objecting to the original proposed demolition of Woodbridge police station for housing

Plans to turn an empty police station into housing have been knocked back at the second time of asking.

Firefighters were called to a caravan blaze at Heybridge.

A woman and a child were treated for smoke inhalation after a static caravan was destroyed by fire in Essex.

Stock image.

A second inadequate rating has been placed onto a north Suffolk care home, just six months after the service was put into special measures.

EADT food review, Berridges restaurant, Ipswich. French-style chicken.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis uncovers ‘hidden’ eatery Berridges restaurant in the centre of Ipswich

Nikki Manning pictured in 2009 for the Stars of Suffolk awards

A Suffolk mum who changed hundreds of children’s lives for the better has died in a car crash just weeks after the birth of her youngest son.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24