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Woodbridge: Crews tackle deliberately lit fire

Fire crewswere called to a house fire in Hill House Road this morning

Fire crewswere called to a house fire in Hill House Road this morning

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FIREFIGHTERS were called to reports of a deliberately started fire in the early hours of this morning.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service received a call at just before 5.20am to Mill Lane in Woodbridge to a fire in the open.

One crew used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames by 5.35am

Witnesses or anyone with information about the blaze or other deliberately lit fires should call Suffolk police on 101.

Stowmarket Road in Great Blakenham was closed on Saturday night after a car left the road and crashed into a house.

Police have named the van driver who died in an accident on the Orwell Bridge on Friday as 67-year-old Michael (Mick) Rayner from Essex.

A new customer service office has opened in Sudbury as Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils prepare to move their main operations to Ipswich where they will share Suffolk’s Endeavour House headquarters.

Road crews from Highways England will be working at the following sites on East Anglia’s busiest roads over the next week – so this is where drivers can expect to find delays:

Colchester MP Will Quince was visibly moved as the House of Commons passed a new law giving parents the right to compassionate leave from work after suffering the tragedy of stillbirth.

The snooker area at Bears Pool & Snooker Club in Ipswich has now opened following the venue relaunch this summer.

A primary school student is counting down the days until the Bury St Edmunds Round Table fireworks display after winning an artwork competition to be the VIP.

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