Adam Howlett Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Senior Reporter email@example.com @EADTadam Today's news as it happens 44 minutes ago Adam Howlett Welcome to today's live feed, where you can find all of the day's breaking fire, crime and travel news from Suffolk and north Essex. Suffolk sees increase in pupils achieving grade 4 in English and maths Yesterday, 17:16 Adam Howlett Schools in Suffolk celebrated an average 7% increase in students achieving a grade 4 or above, according to the county council. Imogen passes her GCSEs - despite fracturing her back in riding accident two weeks before exams Yesterday, 17:13 Adam Howlett An Ipswich student who fractured her back in a horseriding accident just two weeks before her GCSE exams has passed with flying colours. Video Meet the dogs who can diagnose cancer, malaria and Parkinson's disease Yesterday, 16:30 Adam Howlett Meet Suffolk's medical detection dogs - who are trained to sniff out slight changes in the odour we give off when we are ill. Taking GCSE exams is like a 'sportsperson training for Olympics' says principal Yesterday, 14:20 Adam Howlett GCSEs are more gruelling than ever before according to an academy principal in Ipswich - who likened the experience to a sportsman training for the Olympics. Elmers prepare to pack their trunks ahead of big charity auction Yesterday, 07:30 Adam Howlett The trail is due to finish on Sunday, September 8, with much sadness expected as the elephants which have brought much joy to Ipswich's streets are taken away. Midwife retires after almost 40 years on maternity unit Yesterday, 05:30 Adam Howlett An Ipswich midwife who is retiring after almost 40 years says the "magic of childbirth never wears off". MMR vaccine rates in Suffolk fall short of 95% target Wed, 16:18 Adam Howlett More children are being given the MMR vaccine in Suffolk than the national average - but the figure still falls short of the 95% target set by the World Heath Organisation. Early bin collections ahead of big Ed Sheeran concerts Wed, 13:14 Adam Howlett Residents in the Chantry area of Ipswich are being asked to put their bins out early - to avoid crews getting caught up in the commotion of the weekend's big Ed Sheeran concerts. Ipswich v Colchester: tug of war begins over where new £30million orthopaedic centre is built Wed, 05:08 Adam Howlett The battle lines have been drawn in a fight over where a £30million orthopaedic centre should be built. Missing woman Glynnis Kemp found safe and well Tue, 21:58 Adam Howlett Police searching for a missing 64-year-old woman from Ipswich have found her safe and well. Ed Sheeran spotted cheering on Town at Portman Road Tue, 21:31 Adam Howlett Eagle-eyed Ipswich Town fans have spotted Ed Sheeran among the crowds at Portman Road tonight. Video Flames engulf 100 tonnes of straw in Felixstowe haystack blaze Tue, 20:45 Adam Howlett Fire crews attended the scene of haystack fire in Felixstowe today where 100 tonnes of straw went up in flames. Crash close to Portman Road as fans arrive for match Tue, 20:30 Adam Howlett Police were called to reports of a crash close to Portman Road just an hour before kick-off. Men force entry into house and threaten man with knife Tue, 15:56 Adam Howlett Two men forced their way into a house and threatened a man with a knife during a burglary in Stanway. Trio of Ipswich shop owners plead guilty to sale of illegal cigarettes and tobacco Tue, 05:30 Adam Howlett Three former Ipswich shop owners have pleaded guilty to selling illicit cigarettes following an undercover sting by trading standards officers. Man struck by lorry on A14 was 'confused' through lack of sleep, inquest hears Friday, August 16, 2019 Adam Howlett An expectant father who was hit by a lorry while walking along the A14 near Newmarket was 'confused' through taking cocaine, a lack of sleep and freezing temperatures, an inquest has heard. More than 1,000 trapped fish rescued from weir Friday, August 16, 2019 Adam Howlett More than 1,000 fish had to be rescued from a weir due to the low flow of water. Death of man in chronic pain after motorbike crash was drug-related, inquest hears Friday, August 16, 2019 Adam Howlett The death of a Ipswich man who suffered life-changing injuries in a motorbike crash which left him in chronic pain was drug-related, a coroner has concluded. Referee's type one diabetes was factor in fatal seizure, inquest hears Thursday, August 15, 2019 Adam Howlett A popular football referee from Stowmarket died as a result of a seizure which was likely contributed by his Type 1 diabetes, a coroner had concluded. Teenager charged with causing A14 Boxing Day crash tragedy appears in court Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Adam Howlett A 19-year-old man has been charged with causing a Boxing Day crash on the A14 near Rougham in which two teenagers lost their lives. Man in court charged with causing crash that killed mother-of-six Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Adam Howlett A man has appeared in court charged with causing a crash on the A12 near Washbrook which claimed the life of a mother-of-six. Expert warns council reason for town centre redevelopment refusal is 'unreasonable' Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Adam Howlett Planners in Colchester are being advised to drop one of the reasons for refusing permission for a major town centre redevelopment after it was deemed "unreasonable". Temporary traffic lights in village after car collides with telegraph pole and house Monday, August 12, 2019 Adam Howlett Emergency services have left the scene of last night's crash in Tattingstone, where a car struck a telegraph pole and a house. Man arrested on suspicion of indecently exposing himself to children is released on bail Monday, August 12, 2019 Adam Howlett A 20-year-old man arrested in connection to a spate of indecent exposure incidents in the Woodbridge area has been released on bail. Family of man who died on A14 near Woolpit pay tribute to 'beloved son' Monday, August 12, 2019 Adam Howlett The family of a pedestrian who died in a crash on the A14 near Woolpit have paid tribute to their 'beloved son'. Yellow weather warning issued as gusts of 60mph set to hit the region Saturday, August 10, 2019 Adam Howlett A yellow weather warning for wind has been put in place for Suffolk and Essex today - as gusts of up to 60mph are set to blast the region. Homes evacuated after gas main is damaged in crash in Haverhill Friday, August 9, 2019 Adam Howlett A man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a gas main was damaged in a crash in Haverhill. Motorcyclist dies in crash near Stowmarket Friday, August 9, 2019 Adam Howlett A motorcyclist has died following a crash with a car near Borley Green, just outside Stowmarket. Updated Ipswich Hospital suffers blackout as widespread power cuts hit the country Friday, August 9, 2019 Adam Howlett Ipswich Hospital suffered a temporary blackout this evening as large-scale power cuts affect England.