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Five key stories you should have on your radar this morning

PUBLISHED: 07:14 28 August 2018

The Essex and Herts air ambulance was called to a serious crash in Mundon Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

The Essex and Herts air ambulance was called to a serious crash in Mundon Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

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Check below for five stories you should be aware of as the four-day week gets underway.

Air ambulance called to serious collision on the A12

The major road was closed to traffic for roughly three hours last night after a serious crash on the exit slip of the London-bound carriageway at Boreham.

Essex Police’s force control room took to social media to remind motorists not to call 999 to moan about the traffic.

‘Larger than life’ Ipswich businessman Bob Shelley dies

Tributes are being paid to ‘larger than life’ Ipswich businessman and radio celebrity Bob Shelley who has died at the age of 78.

Mr Shelley spent years on the airwaves at BBC Radio Suffolk and co-presented the Happy Hour show with Stephen Foster.

Five arrests after car crashes near Sproughton Wild Man pub

Police have arrested five suspects after a car reported stolen to police crashed near a popular Suffolk pub.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said the vehicle crashed in Bramford Road, near the Wild Man pub in Sproughton.

Mum breastfeeding baby in cafe told by fellow customer: ‘You’re putting me off my teacake’

Nikki Davis couldn’t believe the snide remark as she was accused of being part of the ‘mammary brigade’.

But the female customer responded that she found it “offensive” and the mums should feed their babies “in the toilet”.

Udder shock: Cow rescued by three fire engines

You heard us right, a cow was rescued by multiple fire crews after becoming stuck in a water-filled ditch in Blythburgh.

One fire engine from Lowestoft South and two from Halesworth were in attendance but struggled to access the livestock who was stuck on boggy ground.

A decision on whether a new Suffolk council will pursue ‘borough’ status will not be made until at least later next year, it has been decided.

A Suffolk man has plead guilty to causing injury by dangerous driving at Ipswich Magistrates court today after a woman was left with life threatening injuries following a car crash on the A1120.

There is good news for bargain hunters in Stowmarket as a discount store bids to make a return to the town.

Fire crews from Colchester and Wivenhoe have been called out to a bedroom fire in Colchester this evening.

A ground-breaking tech company that recently relocated from Cambridge to Suffolk has been working with University of Essex researchers on technology designed to make our online data safer.

From its ‘Go Bananas’ HQ in Bury St Edmunds, this forest advanture company now employs more than 1,000 people across the UK and the US.

Multi-million pound plans to transform a Suffolk RAF base into the first permanent international site for US fighter jets have been announced.

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