Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 7°C

min temp: -0°C


10 tons of straw go up in flames in Stradbroke

PUBLISHED: 13:20 14 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:20 14 August 2018

The scene of the fire off the B1118 at Stradbroke. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

The scene of the fire off the B1118 at Stradbroke. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE


Fire and police were called to a fire off the B1118 in Stradroke just after noon today after a trailer with 10 tons of straw caught alight.

The incident resulted in the road being closed as crews from Diss, Harleston, Leiston and Stradbroke rushed to the scene of the blaze.

Initial reports said the tractor towing the trailer had caught fire with it subsequently spreading onto the adjoining field.

Police said there were diversions in place via Fressingfield.

A man from north Essex has lost his appeal against a drug driving conviction after he was found to be 13 times over the limit.

After suffering from a heart attack ten years ago, Davide Gasparin recalls being struck by a terrible fear that the same thing might happen again.

Train services between Ipswich and Cambridge will be delayed for up to 40 minutes due to a trespassing incident.

An Essex man is due in court in connection with a number of serious offences committed in Chelmsford, Maldon and Shoebury.

While most people tend to think of online offers when they think of Black Friday deals, some independent stores in Ipswich are also getting in on the act this year too.

Heart patients were all aglow and bursting with pride as they were awarded a highly prestigious award.

Get your hands on a Christmas tree from the same company which have suppled 10 Downing Street in previous years.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24