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  1. It's goodnight from us

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    That's it for Monday's Suffolk live.

    Queues on the A14

    It's been a day of delays for thousands of motorists on the A14 after a collision between two HGVs closed the westbound carriageway at Exning for much of the morning.

    We'll be back in the morning from 08:00 - I hope you'll join us.

  2. Just the 'T' for Suffolk's Love nor Money

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Introducing in Suffolk

    Latitude gets under way in just a few days time, but one Suffolk band who've already been in fine festival form this summer is Love Nor Money, just back from T in the Park at Strathallen Castle in Perthshire.

    Love Nor Money

    The trio - comprising of sisters Bess and Jayna Cavendish and Anna Tosh Hall - came to our attention earlier in the year when they uploaded 'Battlefields' to the BBC Introducing Uploader, and we were delighted that they got the nod for T.

    "It was definitely our most important gig to date as a band. A year ago we could only vision this happening but now it actually has and it's a dream come true!" said Bess.

  3. Weather update: Staying muggy overnight

    Dan Holley

    BBC Look East weather

    Rather cloudy and humid overnight, with spots of light rain or drizzle, but also some lengthy dry spells.

    Overnight weather map

    Moderate west or south westerly winds falling light, and staying muggy with temperatures only falling to 14C (57F).

    Tuesday will be another rather cloudy and dull day with occasional patchy light rain or drizzle, especially during the afternoon. Some brief brighter spells are possible, especially in the north of the county. Feeling humid with a light westerly breeze, temperatures reaching up to 20C (68F).

  4. Sudden death announced of Sudbury head teacher

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    Woodhall Primary School in Sudbury has announced the sudden death of its head teacher, Mrs Lesley Farrow.

    In a statement on the school website - it says the students have been told - and support has been put in place for them.

    Parents will receive more information by letter later today.

  5. Bee-heading a 'natural behaviour'

    Richard Haugh

    BBC News

    If you saw Suffolk Wildlife Trust's photo of a dismembered bee, one of 100 apparently killed in Badingham by some blue tits, you may still be in a state of shock.

    Blue tit

    Well, Hawk Honey, who works for the trust, says it is natural behaviour: "They are going for the thorax area as this area is high in fat from the huge wing muscles of the bumblebees," he said.

    "The birds should not be stopped from this behaviour as it is a natural process and the birds need to accumulate fat to help them survive the cold nights. The nesting season for birds is over, so they won't produce any more young. So it is vitally important that the birds are allowed to forage on the bees."

  6. Travel update: Broken down car slowing traffic on A14

    BBC Travel

    One lane is closed and there's slow traffic on the A14 westbound between J39 (Kentford) and J38 (A11) because of a broken down car.

  7. Caravans at illegal Kesgrave camp down by a third

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    Eight caravans remain at an illegal traveller camp in Kesgrave, down from dozen or so on the site last week.

    Kesgrave Travellers

    Suffolk Coastal council will return to court tomorrow as part of the eviction process, although the travellers group has told the BBC they intended to leave today.

    Elsewhere the council has started eviction proceedings against travellers who set up in a Woodbridge Car park at the weekend. It is thought they may have come from the Kesgrave site.

  8. McGrath to 'set standards' at Bury Rugby Club

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Damian McGrath (front centre) has coached at international level in both rugby league and rugby union and he says he is relishing being a part of Bury St Edmunds rapid rise through the ranks.

    Bury St Edmunds coaching staff

    The Wolfpack will play in National League Division 2 next season and have recruited the Yorkshire man as their new defence and skills coach.

    "My focus is to set standards and I expect the players to get to them. They should relish the opportunity to push themselves and achieve more than they thought they could previously," McGrath said.

  9. Late afternoon headlines

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    The headlines this Monday tea-time:

    • The A14 has reopened following the recovery of two HGVs from an earlier collision
    • A teenager killed in a motorcycle accident on Friday has been named as Robert Quinn from Stowmarket
    • More than 100 bees have been dismembered by blue tits in Badingham
  10. Lit can of lighter fluid posted in Lowestoft letterbox

    Lowestoft Journal

    A lit can of lighter fluid was put through the letterbox of a house in Lowestoft last night, (Sunday) causing a small fire to break out.

  11. SportsAid grant for Suffolk basketball player

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Suffolk Sport

    Rising basketball star Caleb Fuller has become the latest talented sportsperson from the county to be awarded a grant from Suffolk SportsAid.

    Caleb Fuller receives cheque from Suffolk Sport

    Fuller, who plays his club basketball for Ipswich, is already an England age group international having represented the country at under 15 level in 2014 and again this year at under 16 level.

    Technical and performance manager for Basketball England, Vladan Dragosavac, described the 16-year-old as "a pivotal part and valued member of the England national basketball team programme for the last two years".

  12. Warning of delays on the A12 as this year's Latitude Festival gets under way on Thursday

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    Motorists are being advised that there may be traffic delays on the A12 around Henham Park at the end of the week - as thousands of festival goers head to the Latitude site.

    Latitude Lake

    In previous years the volume of traffic heading up the A12 meant delays north of Yoxford and police advise motorists to leave extra time for their journeys.

    Among the headline acts this year for the Festival, which runs from 16-19 July, are Portishead, alt-J and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

  13. One hundred bees 'dismembered'

    Richard Haugh

    BBC News

    The dismembering of more than 100 bees has been witnessed by a householder in Badingham, Suffolk Wildlife Trust says.

    Dismembered bee

    The trust posted a photo of one of the bees on Facebook, saying that blue tits "systematically decapitated them".

    And surprisingly, well to me at least, it turns out to be "well recorded" behaviour in great tits and blue tits. The birds target the bees' thorax area for their fat, the trust said.

  14. Adam McDonnell 'very very technically gifted'

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Staying with sport and Ipswich Town teenager Adam McDonnell has a bright future ahead of him according to fellow midfielder Cole Skuse (pictured).

    Cole Skuse

    The 18-year-old, who arrived a Portman Road a year ago but has his career held up by red tape, played the first half of Saturday's 6-0 win over Shelbourne and was involved in Alex Henshall's opening goal.

    Skuse is clearly impressed by the young Irishman "He's a very, very technically gifted player who's very assured and composed... you can see why the club brought him over from Shelbourne. know he had a bit of trouble with his clearance but he trained with us all season and is a very good player."

  15. Ogogo to face Schelev on comeback

    BBC Sport

    Unbeaten middleweight Anthony Ogogo, 26, will fight Ukrainian Ruslan Schelev on his return to the ring after a year out through injury to his Achilles.

    Anthony Ogogo

    Schelev, who is also 26 and has won 11 of his 14 professional fights, will face Ogogo, from Lowestoft, at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany on Saturday.

    ''I wanted the very best opponent available for my return,'' Ogogo said.

  16. Abandoned kittens set for new homes

    Ipswich Star

    Four abandoned few-day-old kittens were dumped in a bin bag at Ipswich's skate park. They were taken in by Orwell Vets and are now in good health and have been allocated new homes.

  17. BreakingTravel update: A14 westbound reopens

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    We've just been told the A14 westbound at J37 is now reopen following the recovery of two HGVs from an earlier collision.

    Delays are still significant and police remain at the scene due to new reports of a broken down lorry blocking one of the lanes. Police are still advising motorists to avoid the area due to significant delays at this time.

    We'll bring you more on this as we get it.

  18. Teenager killed in motorcycle accident named

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    Robert Quinn, from Walton Close in Stowmarket, has been named as the 19-year-old who died after the motorcycle he was riding was in collision with a car on the B1115 between Great Finborough and Hitcham on 10 July.

    Robert Quinn

    Mr Quinn's family have released a tribute saying: "Rob was a kind hearted young man who was loved by everyone who knew him... He had a very promising future ahead of him and he has made us immensely proud.

    "We are very touched by all the messages... in memory of Rob. He has touched the lives of so many through his selflessness and generosity. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten."

  19. Rare Ipswich coin sold at auction

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    A coin struck in Ipswich during the reign of Eadgar, Anglo-Saxon King of all England, has sold at auction for £3,500.

    Silver coin

    The coin, a full silver penny from late in Eadgar's reign (959 to 975AD), is the first type of coin known to bear the name of the town Gipes, pronounced "yipswitch".

    A spokesman for Lockdales Auctioneers in Martlesham, said: "There are nine full coins known to still exist by the moneyer Leofric at Ipswich for Eadgar, most of which are in museums. This makes the present coin very desirable for collectors..."

  20. Witnesses sought after two robberies in Ipswich

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    Police are linking two robberies which took place in Ipswich last Friday and Saturday.

    In the first incident, which took place in Civic Drive at about 11:30, a 24-year-old man handed over his wallet, passport and iPhone after being threatened by two men, one of whom was holding a knife.

    In the second incident about 20:30, a 28-year-old man had his phone and wallet stolen after four men approached him in the St Stephens Church Lane area. One pushed him against a wall whilst another carried out the robbery.

  21. Ipswich devastated by new Hyam injury

    BBC Sport

    Midfielder Cole Skuse says the Ipswich team are "devastated" for Luke Hyam after he suffered his second long-term knee injury in a year.

    Luke Hyam

    The 23-year-old is set for four months out following surgery, having missed the second half of 2014-15.

  22. Southwold residential homes likely to be in the 'minority'

    Guy Campbell

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    The number of second homes and holiday lets is set to outnumber residential homes in Southwold when new research is published later this year.

    Stradbroke Road Southwold

    BBC Suffolk has been told that the 'vast majority' of homes in Stradbroke Road are holiday homes or second homes, with just three or four lived in by families.

    The Southwold and Reydon Society, who are carrying out the research, say they're watching the changes very carefully.

  23. A14 crash: 'Parties to be discharged'

    Maritime Transport tweets: "Thank you for your messages for all involved in the A14 accident this morning. Thankfully all parties will be discharged from hospital today"

  24. Rendlesham Forest UFO sighting 'new evidence' claim

    Nic Rigby

    BBC News, East

    Col Charles Halt has told the BBC that he had a wonderful four years serving at RAF Bentwaters.

    Col Charles Halt

    Appearing in Woodbridge over the weekend, where he gave a talk on his UFO encounter in Rendlesham Forest in 1980, he said he now has statements from radar operators at RAF Bentwaters and nearby Wattisham airfield that an unknown object was tracked at the time.

    Col Halt now lives in another Woodbridge, but across the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia - "purely a coincidence" he says.

  25. Wolfpack excited with McGrath appointment

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Most of Bury St Edmunds rugby players are yet to meet new defence and skills coach Damian McGrath (pictured), but director of rugby Gavin Hogg says the whole club is delighted to have him on board.

    Damian McGrath

    McGrath worked on the international stage as a coach to both the England and Great Britain rugby league teams before switching codes following an approach from the RFU.

    "If you look through his CV, there's no doubting he will add a lot of value. There is a lot of anticipation surrounding Damian's first session here, but be rest assured the players will respond in the right way," Hogg said.

  26. Weather update: Rain dying out this afternoon

    BBC Weather

    Rain will become lighter and more patchy this afternoon with some brighter spells possible.

    Kate Kinsella with Monday afternoon's weather map

    There'll be extensive low cloud across coastal areas and it will feel humid.

    Maximum temperature: 19C (66F)

  27. Travel update: Work continues to recover HGVs on the A14

    Luke Deal

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    Just a reminder to avoid the A14 westbound around J37 (Exning) as the road is still closed due to an earlier accident involving two lorries.

    Scene of accident on A14 at Exning

    Suffolk Police told us they hope the road will reopen between 13:00 and 14:00.

  28. Thousands visit Indian Summer Mela

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    The rain did little to dampen the spirits of thousands of people at this year's Indian Summer Mela in Ipswich on Sunday.

    Laughter yoga at Ipswich Mela

    Among the events taking place were laughter yoga (pictured), performances of Indian dance, songs and music, and an Indian food village.

  29. Lunchtime headlines

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    The latest headlines for Suffolk:

    • The A14 is closed westbound at J37 (Exning) while two lorries involved in an earlier accident are recovered
    • A man receives potentially 'life-threatening' injuries in an accident in Beccles overnight
    • Suffolk Coastal council apologises for 'inconvenience' caused by travellers who've set up at a Woodbridge car park
  30. Council apologises for traveller 'inconvenience'

    Richard Haugh

    BBC News

    Suffolk Coastal District Council has apologised for any "inconvenience" caused by travellers who have set up at one of its car parks in Woodbridge.

    Travellers in Woodbridge

    Travellers, possibly from a larger group who have been at Kesgrave for about a month, arrived at the Lime Kiln Quay car park at the weekend.

    A spokesman for the council said: "We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause regular users of the car park and we would like to reassure local people that we will be working with our partners at Suffolk County Council and Suffolk Police to resolve the matter as soon as we can, within the current legislation."

  31. Row erupts over 'diabolically unsafe' junction on A1088

    Bury Free Press

    Campaigners are rallying against a proposed 'ghost junction' on the A1088 in Ixworth saying if plans go through the area could become an accident black spot.

  32. Potentially 'life-threatening' injuries in Beccles collision

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    Four men have been taken to hospital - two of them with serious injuries - following a two-vehicle collision on the A145 London Road at Beccles in the early hours of this morning.

    A male passenger in one of the vehicles has sustained serious potentially life-threatening injuries including a collapsed lung. The driver sustained cuts to his head while another passenger sustained a fractured rib, police say. The driver of the second vehicle sustained bruising.

    A 30-year-old man was initially arrested on suspicion on drink driving. He will now face no further action.

  33. Kesgrave traveller barricade

    Richard Haugh

    BBC News

    Here's the scene from earlier this morning at Through Jollys, where Kesgrave residents used cars and wheelie bins on Friday night to block access to greenways.

    Cars parked at Through Jollys

    They had become concerned that more than 100 travellers were to join a group who have been based near the Farmhouse pub for about a month.

    There was no influx of travellers over the weekend and the blockade is now partly broken up.

  34. Recovery work on A14 should get under way 'at any minute'

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    Work to recover two HGVs involved in an accident on the A14 westbound at J37 (Exning) should get underway very soon, Suffolk Police say.

    A crane will be used in the operation to lift the vehicles onto a low-loader. Once one lorry has been moved, police hope to be able to re-open one lane.

    A spokesman added that injuries to one of the drivers, earlier thought to be life-threatening or life-changing, are now thought not to be so serious.

  35. Closure of Bungay Barclays is 'disappointing' says local MP

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    The MP for Waveney is arranging to meet with representatives of Barclays following the announcement their branch in Bungay will close later this year.

    Barclays sign

    Peter Aldous says: "This announcement is disappointing as [the] branch has been serving customers in the Waveney Valley for a very long time."

    Barclays says customer usage has declined by 54% since 2008 and 51% of customers now regularly use alternative branches.

  36. Travel update: A14 closed at J37 until lunchtime

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    We've just been told by Suffolk Police the A14 westbound could be closed at J37 until 14:00 for the recovery of two lorries involved in a collision in the early hours of this morning,

    Vehicles will be diverted off the slip road at J37, A142 (Exning) - drivers can then take the flyover and rejoin the A14 at the same junction.

    More details and updates from BBC Travel.

  37. Former Bentwaters deputy commander criticises hospital demolition

    Nic Rigby

    BBC News, East

    Former deputy commander of US airbase at RAF Bentwaters in Suffolk, who returned to Woodbridge on Saturday to talk about his encounter with a UFO, said he was angry that when the base closed in 1993 its state-of-the-art hospital was knocked down.

    Charles Halt

    Col Charles Halt, now 75, who served at Bentwaters in the 1980s, said: "It was a multi-million dollar hospital and they bulldozed it. They should be ashamed of doing that. It was all poorly managed."

    He said the hospital could have been a great health resource for the people of east Suffolk.

  38. Travel update: 1071 blocked at Hintlesham

    BBC Travel

    An accident involving two vehicles is blocking the A1071 in Hintlesham in both directions near The Street junction.

  39. Prince 'feels nerves' in new job

    Katy Lewis

    BBC Local Live

    The Duke of Cambridge has admitted he is "feeling the nerves" as he begins his new job as an air ambulance pilot. His first shift began at Cambridge Airport at 07:00 BST.

    Prince William at Cambridge airfield

    Prince William did a civilian pilot course in September before undergoing dedicated 999-response training in order to take up the role with the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) to cover Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.

    "It's my first day and I'm feeling the nerves... We're starting off on a wet Cambridge day, but I'm really looking forward to getting started," he said.

  40. Suffolk County Council's responsibilities regarding travellers

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    As we bring you news of travellers moving on to a Woodbridge car park, we've asked Suffolk County Council to explain their responsibilities regarding travellers communities.

    Map of Kesgrave and Woodbridge

    They say there are three broad areas:

    • Promoting equality and human rights, and an environment in which the rights and responsibilities of both gypsies and travellers and the housed community are respected
    • Providing the gypsy and traveller community with a liaison link to assist in access to welfare and other support services
    • As a substantial landowner the county council has a duty to assist other authorities in sourcing suitable sites/pitches
  41. Travellers still at Kesgrave

    Richard Haugh

    BBC News Online

    This morning I've been to Kesgrave, where residents took matters into their own hands on Friday to block access to greenways, due to fears a group of travellers were on their way.

    Travellers at Kesgrave

    Local people were concerned that more than 100 travellers were going to join a group who have been based behind the Farmhouse pub for about a month. However, this never materialised.

    I counted 10 caravans and two tents on site this morning - two fewer than my colleague Andrew Woodger counted on Friday.

  42. Update: News headlines

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    The top stories in Suffolk at the moment:

    • The A14 has been closed westbound at J37 for the recovery of a lorry which is on its side after an earlier collision
    • Travellers have taken over part of a pay-and-display car park in Woodbridge
    • Mick McCarthy is 'tight-lipped' over offers for Daryl Murphy, says the TWTD website
  43. Drivers from A14 lorry crash taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    The driver of one of the lorries involved in an accident on the A14 westbound this morning is believed to have "serious injuries" - he and the other driver have both been taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital.

    Lorry on its side on A14

    All three lanes of the A14 westbound will shut shortly until lunchtime for recovery of one of the two lorries involved in an accident close to J37 in the early hours of this morning.

  44. McCarthy 'tight-lipped' over Daryl Murphy offers

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Town boss Mick McCarthy says he gave short shrift to an audacious loan offer from an unnamed club for last season's 27-goal Championship top scorer Daryl Murphy, the subject of much transfer speculation this summer, according to the TWTD website.

    Daryl Murphy

    Quizzed on the offers the Blues may have received and rejected, McCarthy was keeping typically tight-lipped following Saturday's 6-0 friendly victory at Shelbourne.

  45. BreakingTravel update: A14 to be closed at Newmarket

    BBC Travel

    All three lanes of A14 westbound at Newmarket will close shortly until lunchtime for the recovery of one lorry, Suffolk Police say.

  46. USAF Colonel says UFO craft was being 'intelligently controlled'

    Nic Rigby

    BBC News, East

    Col Charles Halt, who was in Woodbridge over the weekend to give a talk on his UFO encounter at Rendlesham Forest in 1980, believes that the craft he saw was "either extraterrestrial or came through from another dimension".

    Col Charles Halt in Woodbridge with an old newspaper headline

    He said there have been a number of strange sightings in the forest over the years.

    Col Halt, who is a former deputy commander at the Bentwaters base, said the craft was being intelligently controlled.

  47. Prince to begin air ambulance job

    Katy Lewis

    BBC Local Live

    The Duke of Cambridge begins his new job as an air ambulance pilot today, which will see him attend emergencies across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.

    Prince William as an RAF search and rescue helicopter pilot

    Prince William did a civilian pilot course in September before undergoing dedicated 999-response training in order to take up the role with the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA).

    He said: "It's my first day and I'm feeling the nerves."

  48. Travellers take over part of Woodbridge car park

    Luke Deal

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    A group of travellers has arrived in Woodbridge, taking up residence on the Lime Kiln Quay Road car park.

    Lime Kiln car park

    It looks as if some of vans were part of the group who've been camped at Kesgrave as I recognise one of the cars.

    I've just seen one woman park her car and put money into the machine, so at this stage the presence of the travellers doesn't seem to be deterring members of the public from using the facility.

  49. Monday's weather: Rain becoming lighter later on

    BBC Weather

    After a dry start in places, rain will quickly spread from the west through the morning.

    Kate Kinsella with weather map

    The rain will be heavy in places, although it will tend to become lighter and more patchy through the day. There will be extensive low cloud across Southwold and other coastal areas.

    Maximum temperature: 19C (66F). Watch the forecast in full from Kate Kinsella.

  50. Traffic: A14 closure at Exning

    BBC Travel

    The A142 in Newmarket is partially blocked and there's slow traffic southbound at Exning because of an accident involving two vehicles and an oil spillage.

    Lorry crash on A14

    There's also queuing traffic on the A11 southbound in Red Lodge between the Red Lodge turn-off and J38 of the A14.

  51. Luke Hyam injury 'hits everyone hard'

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Ipswich Town midfielder Cole Skuse has been telling BBC Suffolk how the entire squad is "devastated" for Luke Hyam who is facing another lengthy spell on the sidelines.

    Luke Hyam

    The 23-year-old, who hasn't played since January because of injury, has been ruled out of action for four months after surgery on the knee he hurt in training last week.

    Skuse says no one had any idea how serious it was at the time "Next minute he's saying he's got to go back and have surgery and the lads were absolutely devastated for him because he's worked so hard... and an honest pro... to have that setback has not just hit him hard, it's hit everyone hard."

  52. Warden search at West Wratting church

    Haverhill Echo

    A church with a healthy congregation may have to close if a new warden can't be found.

  53. Some buses not servicing St Edmunds Road in Ipswich today

    First Ipswich tweet: Services 88,88A and 89 not serving St Edmunds Road today. Diverting via Station Rd West, Finborough Rd, Onehouse Rd and Windemere Rd.

  54. Early headlines

    Kelly McCormack

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    These are the stories making the headlines so far today:

    • New research is expected to show there are more second homes and holiday cottages in Southwold, than permanent residential homes
    • Prince William could soon be flying over Suffolk as he starts his new role as a pilot with the East Anglian Air Ambulance
    • Three people had to be cut free from vehicles after a crash in Beccles overnight
  55. Travel news: A14 closed westbound at Exning

    BBC Travel

    The A14 is closed westbound at Exning and there's queuing traffic for more than five miles at J37 (A142 Exning) because of an accident involving two lorries.

    There's a diversion in place off and on again via slip roads. Congestion back to J38 (Newmarket East).

  56. Welcome to Suffolk Live

    Philippa Taylor

    Suffolk Live

    Good morning - it's great to have you with us as we start a new week on Suffolk Live.

    We'll bring you the county's news, travel, sport and weather updates as they happen until 18:00.

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