Emily Townsend Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Chief reporter firstname.lastname@example.org @emilyltownsend Senior reporter Teenager fighting for his life after early morning crash 12:44 Emily Townsend An 18-year-old man is fighting for his life and another teenager is being questioned by police after a crash in Great Bromley near Colchester. Life after a kidney transplant - Claire's story 20 years on from dad's donation 19:00 Emily Townsend It is nearly two decades since this brave dad put his own life at risk to save his daughter's - and now the pair are sharing their story to inspire hope in others. Jaguars, Range Rovers and BMW X5s driven by ambulance staff on the NHS 18:44 Emily Townsend Ambulance bosses say the cost of leasing cars to staff is going down - despite Jaguars, a BMW X5, sport model Audis and Land Rovers being among vehicles driven. We're not kidding - Police receive several calls about goats on the A12 Yesterday, 13:40 Emily Townsend Concerned motorists have been calling police about an unusual sight near the A12 in Essex - a herd of goats. 'We're devastated' - Popular village post office to close Yesterday, 16:30 Emily Townsend The closure of a north Essex village's only post office has been met with sadness and frustration. Shoppers 'absolutely disgusted' by £100 parking fine Yesterday, 16:00 Emily Townsend A couple visiting Ipswich from Doncaster left the town with more than they bargained for after being slapped with an £100 parking fine. Huge fight breaks out at country club Yesterday, 14:12 Emily Townsend Police fear several people are injured after a large fight broke out at the Three Rivers Golf and Country Club in Cold Norton, Essex. Quiz Are you smarter than an 11-year-old? Take our SATs quiz Yesterday, 07:49 Emily Townsend Thousands of Suffolk and Essex pupils have endured Key Stage 2 SATs tests this week - now's your chance to see how you would do. Nursing home in special measures after watchdog spots 'signs of abuse' Fri, 05:30 Emily Townsend A health watchdog has placed a Suffolk nursing home in special measures after spotting signs of abusive behaviour. 'It's a total shambles' - Anger over clashing Ipswich roadworks Thu, 17:01 Emily Townsend Fed-up commuters have expressed their frustration at a series of roadworks projects sparking hold-ups across Ipswich. Emergency roadworks shut major route into Ipswich Thu, 14:43 Emily Townsend Drivers are stuck in heavy traffic across west Ipswich today due to emergency gas main works on Belstead Road. 'Smoking car' shuts one lane of A14 near Orwell Bridge Thu, 14:43 Emily Townsend Police and firefighters are at the scene of an incident on the A14 at Nacton near Ipswich, close to the Orwell Bridge. Man, 30, found with head injuries by side of road Thu, 14:40 Emily Townsend Police have launched an investigation after a 30-year-old man was found with head injuries in mid Suffolk. Updated Cyclist hurt in crash on busy Ipswich road Thu, 12:46 Emily Townsend A woman has been injured in a crash with a car in Nacton Road, Ipswich. Woman questioned in murder probe appears in court Thu, 11:21 Emily Townsend A woman arrested in connection with a murder investigation in Colchester is due to appear in court charged with two offences. Man suffers 'severe burns' after oil tank explodes Thu, 06:55 Emily Townsend A man has suffered severe burns to his hands and arms after an oil tank exploded in front of him in an Essex village. Social worker's actions 'put children at risk', tribunal told Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Emily Townsend A social worker assigned to help vulnerable children in Suffolk has appeared before a misconduct hearing over concerns about his behaviour on the job. Is Lucy the new Annie Mac? Ipswich student, 17, up for national radio award Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Emily Townsend An Ipswich college student who started her own radio station to help overcome stress in her GCSE exams is up for a national award. 'Extremely dangerous' fugitive held over rapes and abductions Monday, May 6, 2019 Emily Townsend A man wanted in connection with a series of abductions and rapes of women - who police described as "extremely dangerous" - has been arrested, officers say. CCTV installed in pool to keep swimmers safe Monday, May 6, 2019 Emily Townsend Security cameras are being installed at an Essex swimming pool to help keep people safe in the water, it has emerged. 'She was beautiful, inside and out' - Mum's tribute to 17-year-old Megan Thursday, May 2, 2019 Emily Townsend The heartbroken mother of 17-year-old Megan Haggar from Ipswich has paid tribute to her teenage daughter - who she described as "beautiful, inside and out". Video WATCH: Children and staff celebrate nursery's glowing Ofsted Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Emily Townsend A glowing inspection report has showered praise on a Suffolk nursery, rating it 'outstanding' in all areas. Speeding drivers double on Orwell Bridge and A12 Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Emily Townsend The number of motorists caught speeding on the A14 Orwell Bridge and A12 has doubled in just a month, new figures reveal. Video Ipswich School's vision for Anglesea Heights revealed Monday, April 29, 2019 Emily Townsend Ipswich School bosses have unveiled their vision for the town's historic Anglesea Heights building - three months after they purchased it. Five police officers investigated after man loses fingertips in custody Monday, April 29, 2019 Emily Townsend A group of Essex police officers are facing disciplinary hearings next week after a man lost his fingertips in a Colchester custody cell. Video Action-packed street rally hailed a boost for district's economy Monday, April 29, 2019 Emily Townsend April showers failed to dampen spirits as championship drivers thundered through Tendring for its second annual closed-roads street rally. First look at chicken farms set to house 800,000 birds Sunday, April 28, 2019 Emily Townsend Proposals for two poultry farms housing up to 800,000 chickens near a cluster of Suffolk villages are being unveiled for the first time. Video WATCH: Conga dancers in world record attempt for Toni, 44 Sunday, April 28, 2019 Emily Townsend Dancers sashayed their way down Felixstowe seafront to a familiar tune - in an attempt to smash a Guinness World Record in memory of a Suffolk nurse. Fish and chip shop re-opens six months after fire Sunday, April 28, 2019 Emily Townsend A family-owned Ipswich chippy is back frying again - six months after parts of it were damaged by fire. Video Live pictures and video from Corbeau Seats Rally 2019 Sunday, April 28, 2019 Emily Townsend Thousands of people are at the Essex coast today cheering on competitors in the adrenalin-pumping Corbeau Seats Rally 2019 across Tendring and Clacton.