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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday, 18 April 2016
  2. Woman killed in Felixstowe stabbing officially named as Jean Ryan
  3. Her husband is remanded by magistrates accused of her murder and is due at Ipswich Crown Court on Tuesday
  4. Urgent appeal launched for foster homes for four young boys in the north of the county
  5. Thousands of parents learn today whether their child has a place in their first-choice primary school for September
  6. More news, sport, travel and weather updates from 08:00 on Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Philippa Taylor

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's it for Monday's Suffolk Live

    Thanks for being with us today.

    We'll be back with more of the same tomorrow morning from 08:00.

    Have a good evening.

  2. Ipswich Town: Skuse returns but still no Murphy

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Midfielder Cole Skuse (pictured) has recovered from his neck injury and should be back in Ipswich Town's starting line-up against Fulham tomorrow night.

    Cole Skuse

    The news isn't so positive regarding Daryl Murphy who'll still be missing because of his calf problem.

    Loan winger Ben Pringle also misses out as he's ineligible to play against his parent club, while Luke Hyam returns to the squad after serving his one-match ban.

  3. Police appeal for witnesses after fail-to-stop collision

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    Witnesses are being sought to a fail-to-stop collision between two vehicles in Stanningfield at about 12:50 last Tuesday.

    One of the vehicles involved, a silver Ford Fiesta, ended up in a ditch and police would like to trace the driver of the second vehicle, described as a red Range Rover or similar.

    The driver of the Fiesta suffered back pain and shock, and was treated at the scene by paramedics.

  4. Overnight weather: Cloudy at first, some clear spells later

    Alex Dolan

    BBC Look East weather

    Staying cloudy for the evening with the chance of some spots of rain. Some clear spells developing later, with the risk of frost under any cloud breaks. Lows of 2C (36F).

    Tuesday's weather map

    Any early frost will clear to bring a fine dry day with sunny spells. Top temperature: 13C (55F).

    Get more on the forecast where you live from BBC Weather.

  5. In the news: Felixstowe stab victim named... Murder suspect remanded by magistrates

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    In the Suffolk headlines tonight: 

    • Police name the woman who died at a bungalow in Felixstowe after being stabbed as 67-year-old Jean Ryan
    • Meanwhile her husband Shaun Ryan, 61, has been remanded by magistrates accused of her murder
    • The trial of a Lowestoft doctor accused of sex offences has begun at Ipswich Crown Court
  6. Dozzell 'double act' with debut goals

    Back now to our top sports story - the debut goal scored by Andre Dozzell during Town's visit to Sheffield Wednesday at the weekend. 

    The goal emulated one scored by his father Jason on his debut for the Blues against Coventry City in 1984.

    Here are a couple of comments from our Facebook page.

    Were you at Hillsborough at the weekend? We'd love to hear what you thought of the goal. You can send us an email, or post a message on Facebook.

  7. Trial of Lowestoft doctor accused of sex offences begins at Ipswich Crown Court

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    The trial of a Lowestoft doctor accused of sex offences against two victims, began this afternoon, but was adjourned after a little over an hour.

    Ipswich Crown Court

    Mark Nettleton, 49, from Harrier Drive, is charged with the indecent assault of a girl under 16 in the 1990s, and the sexual touching of a female over 16 in 2013.

    Dr Nettleton, who was suspended from Bridge Road Medical Practice in Oulton Broad following his arrest last October, has always denied all the allegations.

    Update: Mark Nettleton was cleared of all charges against him following a trial at Ipswich Crown Court.

  8. Felixstowe bungalow stabbing death woman named

    Andrew Woodger

    BBC News

    Police formally identify the victim of a stabbing while her husband appears in court charged with her murder.

    Gosford Way, Felixstowe

    Police were called to the property in Felixstowe on 13 April after receiving a call from a woman in distress.

    The woman, now revealed by police to be Jean Ryan, from Gosford Way, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Her husband Shaun Ryan, 61, of the same address, was remanded by magistrates accused of her murder and is due at Ipswich Crown Court on Tuesday.

  9. Mick McCarthy: Wholesale changes at Ipswich Town unlikely

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    We know, it's been a busy day of news about Ipswich Town... Fans shouldn't expect to see a host of young players make their first league starts for the club in tomorrow's game against Fulham, manager Mick McCarthy has hinted.

    As we know, Saturday's goalscorer Andre Dozzell will start but Adam McDonnell and James Blanchfield are also in contention. McCarthy was non-committal when asked about their chances on Tuesday.

    "Possibly, but we haven't got six or seven I can just throw in and they're all good enough. We've got a nucleus of (senior) players who've played all of these games, with other ones drip-fed in."

  10. 'Emotional day' for Dozzell family

    Richard Haugh

    BBC News

    "Some things money can't buy" says Jason Dozzell, after watching his 16-year-old son Andre score on his debut on Saturday.

    Video content

    Video caption: Jason Dozzell: Son Andre Dozzell Ipswich debut score 'emotional'

    Mick McCarthy has confirmed that the teenager will be in the starting line-up for tomorrow night's game against Fulham.  

  11. Ed Sheeran's artwork proves popular

    Richard Haugh

    BBC News

    An auction of artwork by celebrities began at midday, with one piece quickly escalating in price.

    Ed Sheeran picture of a cat

    The 15cmx15cm picture of a cat is, of course, the handiwork of Ed Sheeran, who has joined the likes of Jim Broadbent and Dame Judy Dench in donating pieces for Breast Cancer Now's auction.

    Bidding on the piece by Ed, who says he's "thrilled" to be supporting the campaign, quickly rocketed to £410. The auction ends on 8 May.

  12. Ipswich Town: Dozzell to make full debut against Fulham

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has confirmed teenage midfielder Andre Dozzell (pictured) will make his first senior start for the club tomorrow night at home to Fulham.

    Andre Dozzell

    The 16-year-old England youth international scored 25 minutes after coming off the bench at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

    McCarthy told BBC Suffolk Sport: "He's been training really well and playing well in the Under-21s and he contributed on Saturday, when he stood up to a really tough test."

  13. Felixstowe murder victim formally identified

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    A woman who died after being stabbed in Felixstowe on Wednesday night has been named by police as Jean Ryan, 67, of Gosford Way in the town.

    Her husband Shaun, 61, of the same address, was charged with her murder on Saturday.

    He appeared before magistrates today, and is due before Ipswich Crown Court tomorrow.

  14. Travel: Broken-down lorry causes delays in Felixstowe High Street

    BBC Travel

    High Street in Felixstowe is partially blocked and there's queuing traffic at the junction with Maidstone Road, because of a broken down lorry.

  15. Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner: Meet the candidates

    Vikki Irwin

    BBC Radio Suffolk political reporter

    Each day this week we're going to bring you details of one of the five candidates hoping to become the county's next Police and Crime Commissioner.

    Cath Pickles

    Labour candidate Cath Pickles, 46, joined the party in 2002, and moved to Suffolk in 1996. She's worked as a senior manager, and a teacher, and is now a published author living in Southwold.

    Her top priorities:

    • Re-open police stations which have closed
    • Reverse some of the cuts that have taken place
    • Prioritise crimes like serious sexual offences and domestic violence

    Also standing for election: Tim Passmore (Conservatives), Simon Tobin (UK Independence Party), Helen Korfanty (Liberal Democrats) and Terence Carter (Green Party).  Voting takes place on 5 May.

  16. Ipswich Town: Dozzell 'has his feet on the ground' - McCarthy

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    There's no chance of Ipswich Town's latest goal-scoring 16-year-old getting carried away by the hype surrounding his debut at the weekend, according to his manager Mick McCarthy.

    Mick McCarthy

    Following in the foot-steps of his father Jason, Andre Dozzell marked his first senior appearance for Town with a goal against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.

    "He's a nice rounded lad, as his dad Jason is," said McCarthy. "They're a nice family, he's got his feet on the ground... he's just a really good kid, but he plays with a far greater maturity than a kid."