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A former supervisor of Ipswich Market who stole nearly £34,000 given to him by stall holders for renting their pitches has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him to prison.

The trial of two men accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Lowestoft was adjourned today (Wednesday, June 21) because one of the defendants was ill.

A roofer has been ordered to compensate his boss after he ordered tools worth more than £1,000 from his employer to pay off a debt.

A noise nuisance could face eviction from his Ipswich sheltered housing accommodation after making life intolerable for his neighbours.

A shoplifter who went into “self-pity mode’ and stole a pair of sandals from a town centre store has been given a conditional discharge.

A debate over whether a controversial weedkiller should be used to speed up the harvest prompted a senior farmer to claim glyphosate is “safer than sausages”.

A 66-year-old Ipswich man who sexually abused a schoolgirl nearly 40 years ago has been jailed.

A teenager who killed two fellow travellers in a turf war over a caravan pitch told a court: “I have never been more sorry.”

An expectant father got behind the wheel when nearly four times the drink-drive limit after going out to celebrate his wife’s pregnancy, a court has heard.

A burglar who “shoved” past a terrified woman after she woke in the middle of the night to find him in her Ipswich flat has been locked up for 30 months.

The jury in the trial of a Felixstowe man accused of killing his wife has been sent away until Thursday to allow the judge and barristers in the case to resolve legal matters.

An axe-wielding man led a revenge attack in which a horse was bludgeoned to death at an Ipswich traveller’s site where his brother and best friend were killed, the Old Bailey has heard.

James Rawlings, from Ipswich, was just 18 days old when he died at home on May 16 last year. At an inquest which started today, Ipswich Hospital admitted failings relating to a delayed C-section which ultimately led to his tragic death.

A drug-driver has said he will lose his job after he was disqualified from driving for 12 months.

A dust-up with a pub doorman has cost a 35-year-old man more than a week’s wages.

A driver who failed to provide a breath specimen because he claimed police were prejudiced against Russians has lost his licence for 24 months.

A shoplifter with more than 100 offences to her name has been jailed after admitting stealing Guilty perfume and a box set of The Wire while on a suspended prison sentence.

A first aider has told the Old Bailey how he tried to save one of two fatally wounded men who had been stabbed at an Ipswich travellers’ site.

A 17-year-old murdered two men at an Ipswich travellers’ site during a fight between two women after a dispute over a much sought after pitch erupted in violence, the Old Bailey heard today.

A 57-year-old woman was caught drink-driving after crashing her car at a pub while taking her empties to the bottle bank.

A lawyer and an accountant with more than 60 years’ experience combined have joined forces to help resolve potentially costly disputes.

A shoplifter with more than 100 previous theft offences to his name has been jailed for 16 weeks after stealing from a John Lewis store for no reason.

A Taxi Operator and two drivers from Ipswich have been prosecuted by Babergh District Council for private hire vehicle offences committed in September 2016.

A 65-year-old ‘Nazi boy’ who sexually assaulted a girl on a bus while drunk before making reference to murdered MP Jo Cox has been banned from pubs in Stowmarket and Bury St Edmunds.

An Essex Police constable has denied assaulting a prisoner in his cell by kicking three times in the area of his neck.

A dog owner must pay nearly £700 after her Staffordshire bull terrier savaged another dog before badly injuring its owner.

A former Colchester man who spent a month in a coma after a violent attack has denied raping a schoolgirl.

A 64-year-old Suffolk man has appeared in court charged with causing the death of a young woman by dangerous driving.

An Essex Police inspector’s job could be in jeopardy after he was found guilty of assaulting his neighbour in a row over hardcore spilling on to his driveway.

A 31-year-old former jockey with history of depression and substance misuse took his own life, an inquest has found.

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