Five news and sport stories you might have missed

Runners in full flow during the first Simplyhealth Great East Run in 2017. Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Runners in full flow during the first Simplyhealth Great East Run in 2017. Picture: ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Andy Abbott

Just waking up? Here’s five news and sport stories you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Garrick Way in Ipswich. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH

Garrick Way in Ipswich. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH - Credit: Archant

1. Written warnings given to parents of teenage troublemakers on Ipswich housing estateParents of teenage troublemakers have been given written warnings for “failing to exert sufficient parental control over their children” following regular anti-social behaviour in in Castle Court and Garrick Way in Whitton.

Police pledged to develop an action plan to address the issue after 100 people attended a public meeting and described regular verbal abuse, frequent acts of criminal damage and even violence and arson attempts.

2. Campaigners vow to increase fight against sex offenders at Hollesley Bay following ‘farcical’ meetingThe proposals to house rapists, paedophiles and abusers in the open prison have provoked increasing concern in the community.

Hollesley Bay governor Declan Moore addresses the audience at Hollesley Village Hall Picture: ANDREW

Hollesley Bay governor Declan Moore addresses the audience at Hollesley Village Hall Picture: ANDREW HIRST - Credit: Archant

Residents say they feel let down by authorities and are “taking matters into our own hands”.

3. Tennis legend Christine Truman Janes opens up about her husband’s fight with dementiaThe 1950s, 60s and 70s tennis star, who won the French Open and reached the final of Wimbledon, has spoken about her husband’s battle with the condition.

The 77-year-old, who lives in Aldeburgh, also discussed her life in Suffolk and the secret to success.

Former world tennis star Christine Truman Janes with her husband Gerry Janes and manager at Woodbrid

Former world tennis star Christine Truman Janes with her husband Gerry Janes and manager at Woodbridge Lodge care home, Donna Minshull. Picture: KINGLSEY HEALTHCARE - Credit: Archant

4. More than 3,500 runners expected to descend on Ipswich for the Great East Run The race day has arrived and our handy guide will tell you all you need to know about the event.

There are also a number of road closures so people are advised to check before they travel.

5. ‘We’ve gone from being hard to beat to easy to beat today’ - Ipswich Town’s Luke Chambers gives frank interview after Hull defeatThe Blues suffered their fourth defeat in seven league games and remain rooted to the bottom of the table.

Luke Chambers applauds the travelling fans after the loss at Hull City Picture Pagepix

Luke Chambers applauds the travelling fans after the loss at Hull City Picture Pagepix - Credit: Pagepix Ltd


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Skipper Luke Chambers gave his honest assessment following the game where he aired his frustrations at Town’s winless start.

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