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Summary

  1. Plans to improve the A12 between Ipswich and Lowestoft discussed by business leaders
  2. Councillors to set Suffolk's budget for next year and agree £34m of savings
  3. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday

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By Philippa Taylor

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    That's it for Tuesday's Suffolk Live.

    We hope you'll join us when we return from 08:00 in the morning.

    Have a good evening.

  2. Suffolk football starlet 'a privilege to work with'

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Harriet Petley, 14, could play for England Women's Under-15s next month in Germany after the Woodbridge School student received her first international call-up.

    Harriet Petley

    Petley became the first footballer from the Suffolk FA Advance Coaching Centre to receive England recognition last October, when she was selected for a training camp. 

    "She is a privilege to have in our centre and is a credit to our county," said Suffolk FA girls' & women's development officer, Paige Shorten. "I wish her all the best in Germany."  

  3. Overnight weather: Strong, gusty winds

    Alex Dolan

    BBC Look East weather

    It'll stay cloudy and windy this evening and overnight with outbreaks of patchy rain. Feeling mild, with lows of 10C (50F).

    Wednesday's weather map

    Tomorrow will be windy, cloudy and mild. It'll start mainly dry, with the chance of rain later in the morning and into the afternoon. Top temperature: 13C (55F).

  4. Early evening headlines: £82,000 in cash found at Beck Row property... Massive bill quoted for landline for Corton woman

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    Our last look at today's headlines:

    • More than £82,000 in cash found at a property in Beck Row has been seized by police under the Proceeds of Crime Act
    • A woman's been told by BT she'll have to pay more than £22,500 if she wants to have a landline at her Corton home
    • Woodbridge School student Harriet Petley has been named in the Women's Under-15s squad to play Germany next month
  5. Date set for return of the fundraising Legends

    Bury Free Press

    A date for the third annual Ipswich Town Legends charity football match has been announced.

    Kieron Dyer
  6. What's the most you'd pay to have a landline installed?

    Richard Daniel

    BBC Look East

    BT has told a woman she'll have to pay more than £22,500 to have a landline installed at her Corton home.

    I've been to see her.

    Video content

    Video caption: BT quotes £22,500 for home phone line in Corton.
  7. £82,000 cash found in Beck Row property seized

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    More than £82,000 of cash has been seized by police under the Proceeds of Crime Act during a search of a property.

    Seized cash

    The discovery was made on 16 January during a search at Willow Park, Beck Row, in which a commercial cannabis production plant was found.

    £12,000 was found stuffed inside a sock, £53,000 in a plastic lunchbox, and the remaining thousands were discovered in a kitchen cupboard.

  8. Suffolk schoolgirl set for England football debut

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Woodbridge School student Harriet Petley could line-up for England in Dusseldorf next month after being named in the Women's Under-15 squad to play Germany.

    Harriet Petley

    The 14-year-old plays for Woodbridge Town boys, and is also ranked in the top 10 tennis players in England for her age group. 

    "It would be a great feeling to pull on an England shirt," she said. "I was pretty shocked at the call-up, but very happy."

  9. Designs for £1m St Peter's refurb

    Suffolk Free Press

    Designs for the £1m refurbishment of St Peter's in Sudbury have been released with residents asked to give their thoughts on the plans.

    Artists impression
  10. Travel: Accident closes B1115 at Gt Finborough

    BBC Travel

    The B1115 High Road in Gt Finborough is closed in both directions, at the Valley Lane junction, because of a serious accident.

  11. Weekend rugby round-up

    Bury Free Press

    Bury St Edmunds conceded a last gasp try to lose 34-33 at Canterbury, while Diss and Sudbury boosted their promotion hopes with victories.

    Rugby scrum
  12. Court date set over steel collapse deaths

    Jon Welch

    BBC News

    A court date has been set for three companies and one individual charged with safety offences over the deaths of four Suffolk men killed when a steel structure collapsed on them in Great Yarmouth in January 2011.

    Claxton Engineering Services, Encompass Project Management, its director David Groucott and Hazegood Construction have all been charged under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.

    They have been summoned to appear before Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court in 2 February.

  13. BreakingThree companies and one individual charged over steel collapse deaths

    Jon Welch

    BBC News

    The Health and Safety Executive has charged three companies and one man with safety offences over the deaths of four Suffolk men killed when a steel structure collapsed on them in Great Yarmouth.

    Daniel Hazelton, 30, his brother Thomas Hazelton, 26, and Peter Johnson, 42, all from Stanton, near Bury St Edmunds; and Adam Taylor, 28, of Rickinghall, Suffolk, were killed at Claxton Engineering Services' yard on 21 January 2011.

    Claxton engineering victims

    The HSE has charged:

    • Claxton Engineering Services Ltd of Ferryside, Ferry Road, Norwich, Norfolk, under Section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
    • Encompass Project Management Ltd, of The Gables, Old Market Street, Thetford, Norfolk, under Section 3 HSWA
    • David Groucott, Director of Encompass Project Management Ltd, under Section 37 of HSWA
    • Hazegood Construction Ltd, of Bury Lodge, Bury Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk, under Sections 2 and 3 of HSWA
  14. Marshall the Next Legend on the Town

    TWTD.co.uk

    The Supporters Club's next Legends on the Town event takes place at the Dove Street Inn on Monday, 22 February, with Ian Marshall the star.

  15. Afternoon weather: Outbreaks of rain later, becoming windy

    BBC Weather

    Outbreaks of rain will push in from the west during the late afternoon. Although it will be another mild day, it will also become very windy, especially in coastal areas.

    Top temperature: 11C (52F).

    Felixstowe

    Today's picture of Felixstowe comes from BBC Weather Watcher BillyFish.

    To find out more about becoming a Weather Watcher, check out our website.

  16. Lunchtime headlines: Arrest in Derbyshire following Bury shooting... Mental health trust sees big rise in 'serious incidents'

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    Our main stories: 

  17. Further arrest over Bury St Edmunds shooting

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Bury St Edmunds last summer. The 20-year-old, from Matlock, is being questioned in Derbyshire by Suffolk Police, on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

    Bury Shooting scene

    Five men have been charged with conspiracy to murder and remanded in custody pending a trial at Ipswich Crown Court listed to begin in April. 

    A woman facing the same charges is currently on bail, with a plea and case management hearing due by the middle of February.

  18. Bury Town: Boss Chenery refusing to rule out play-offs

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Despite being 11th in the Ryman Division North and on a run of one win in their last eight league games, Bury Town can still go up this season, according to their manager.

    Ben Chenery

    Ben Chenery has been speaking to BBC Suffolk Sport ahead of tonight's game at Witham Town and is refusing to give-up on his side's play-off chances.

    "Football's a funny old game and if you put a run of results together lots of teams will falter. There'll always be that one play-off place that's up for grabs," he said.

  19. New schools on the agenda

    Vikki Irwin

    BBC Radio Suffolk political reporter

    Senior councillors are being asked to approve seven new primary schools and two new special educational needs schools.

    A report to Suffolk County Council's cabinet, which meets later today, says just under 1,500 places are needed to cope with demand.

    The new primary schools would be in Red Lodge, Lakenheath, Stowmarket, Sudbury, Lowestoft and two in Ipswich. The new special schools would be in the latter two towns.