Emily Townsend Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Chief reporter email@example.com @emilyltownsend Senior reporter Can you help police find missing Steven Turner from Ipswich? Yesterday, 14:14 Emily Townsend Police are appealing for help in finding a missing 27-year-old man from Ipswich. Live Today's breaking news as it happens Yesterday, 13:10 Emily Townsend Welcome to the live news feed for this weekend, bringing you the latest travel, weather, fire and crime stories from across Suffolk and north Essex. Updated Teenager 'grabbed from behind' and raped in town centre Yesterday, 13:05 Emily Townsend An 18-year-old woman was dragged into a car park and raped in Ipswich town centre overnight, police have said. Video Thunderstorms likely in East Anglia today Yesterday, 08:06 Emily Townsend Thunder and lightning could strike in Suffolk and north Essex today, weather forecasters are warning. Two people trapped after A12 crash Yesterday, 13:00 Emily Townsend Firefighters and paramedics have helped to free two people who became trapped in their vehicle after a crash on the A12 in Essex. Urgent appeal to find missing 82-year-old Yesterday, 14:00 Emily Townsend Can you help Suffolk police find missing Brian Nunn, from Leiston? Emergency services sent to A14 crash Yesterday, 08:44 Emily Townsend One lane of the A14 westbound near Elmswell is shut this morning after a car left the carriageway. Man in 30s is 16th person killed on Suffolk's roads this year Saturday, July 13, 2019 Emily Townsend Nearly three times as many people have been killed on Suffolk's roads in the first half of 2019 than in the same period last year, it has emerged. Instructors warn of 'serious problem' with driving tests in Ipswich Saturday, July 13, 2019 Emily Townsend Driving Instructors in Suffolk have raised concerns after a string of practical tests were cancelled in the Ipswich area. Foodbank boss: 'Brexit poses immediate and severe risk to food supply' Friday, July 12, 2019 Emily Townsend Colchester Foodbank has moved into a bigger premises to help feed a growing number of people in crisis - and bosses are using the new space to prepare a "crisis response" for Brexit. Machete incident sparks chaos on railway Thursday, July 11, 2019 Emily Townsend Passengers reported chaos on Greater Anglia services this afternoon after a police incident disrupted services through Bury St Edmunds. Poll Should SATs be scrapped? Parents reignite debate on KS2 results day Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Emily Townsend Parents across Suffolk and north Essex are receiving their children's eagerly-awaited KS2 SATs results today. Strep A deaths: Outbreak of killer infection 'not linked to earlier cases' Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Emily Townsend Experts investigating an outbreak of a deadly infection in Essex say it is not linked to two earlier cases identified in the south of the county. Video WATCH: 'Supercop' Ali on why he had to walk away from job he loved Monday, July 8, 2019 Emily Townsend He was once dubbed Supercop after clocking up more than 1,000 arrests in 18 months - but now former Suffolk police sergeant Ali Livingstone has revealed why he walked away from the job he loved. Why NHS boss dubbed his own patch 'homophobic, racist, and awful' Monday, July 8, 2019 Emily Townsend The chief executive of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals has explained why he described north east Essex as one of the most "homophobic and racist" places in the country. 'People will suffer' - Family in fight to keep mental health unit open Thursday, July 4, 2019 Emily Townsend A Suffolk family fighting to stop the closure of an Ipswich mental health unit have warned "people will suffer" if vital inpatient beds are shut. Ipswich mental health service 'to close by 2021' Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Emily Townsend Inpatient beds for people with learning disabilities at an Ipswich-based mental health unit are due to close, it has emerged. Woman killed in Ipswich crash named by police Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Emily Townsend A woman who died in a crash in Ipswich this morning is being named by police as 57-year-old Angela Last. Children's mental health: Is Suffolk getting a raw deal? Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Emily Townsend Vulnerable youngsters are being "failed by the system", a parent group is warning after a watchdog identified disparities in children's mental health provision across Suffolk and Norfolk. Wimbledon veteran Wendy on Murray's comeback, first day nerves and strawberries and cream Monday, July 1, 2019 Emily Townsend If you're watching Wimbledon this year, look out for Suffolk's Wendy Smith - who has been officiating at the tennis tournament since 1982. Could a McDonald's drive-through, shop and petrol station be built near the A14? Monday, July 1, 2019 Emily Townsend Developers have spelled out their vision for a new drive-through restaurant, petrol station and shop near the A14 at Wherstead. Corrie McKeague search most expensive police investigation since 2009 Sunday, June 30, 2019 Emily Townsend The search for missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague is the most expensive investigation Suffolk police has carried out in the last 10 years, it has been revealed. 'This is a real threat' - Survivor's warning after 12 die in strep outbreak Saturday, June 29, 2019 Emily Townsend A Colchester man treated for a rare bacterial infection is urging others to visit their doctor before it is too late after 12 people died in an outbreak of Strep A in Essex. Video How a Piriton tablet saved this dog's life Saturday, June 29, 2019 Emily Townsend A professional dog-sitter from Ipswich is being hailed a hero after her quick-thinking actions helped to save a family pet's life. Strep outbreak: Nurses given antibiotics to stop spread of killer infection Thursday, June 27, 2019 Emily Townsend Staff battling an outbreak of a deadly infection in Essex have been given antibiotics as efforts are stepped up to stop it from spreading. Video WATCH: Behind the scenes of Ed Sheeran's new ketchup ad Thursday, June 27, 2019 Emily Townsend Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran 'relished' his time filming an advert for his beloved Heinz ketchup, new behind-the-scenes footage reveals. Mental health trust 'sorry' after Ipswich unit was forced to close beds Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Emily Townsend Campaigners are warning that mental health services in Suffolk and Norfolk are in "meltdown" after a unit caring for people with learning disabilities was temporarily unable to admit new patients. From Tudors to tattoos? Historic former pub could get new lease of life Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Emily Townsend One of Ipswich's oldest buildings - in the heart of the town centre - could be given a new lease of life as a tattoo parlour and art studio if new plans get the green light. Petition launched over university's handling of sex assault complaints Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Emily Townsend Hundreds of students have signed a petition demanding urgent changes to the way the University of Essex investigates sexual assault and harassment allegations. Video Could metal detectors at schools stop kids bringing in knives? Friday, May 31, 2019 Emily Townsend Knife crime campaigners in Ipswich want metal detectors and security guards rolled out at all schools in Suffolk to crack down on violence and "save more lives".