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Summary

  1. Updates for Suffolk

Live Reporting

By Philippa Taylor

All times stated are UK

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    Video caption: Dan Poulter: Constituents on MP's job as doctor

    MP Dan Poulter is working as a doctor 28 hours a week - longer in a second job than any other MP in Parliament.

  2. Man admits injuring child during Ipswich police pursuit

    A man has admitted injuring a schoolboy while being pursued by police.

    The youngster, of secondary school age, was left with a suspected broken leg and facial injuries after being hit by a Renault Clio in Halliwell Road, east Ipswich, at around 08:30 yesterday.

    Police said the driver was asked to stop in Cauldwell Hall Road but he failed to do so. Officers then pursued the vehicle until it hit another car and a garden wall in Goring Road, where it came to a stop.

    Goring Road, Ipswich

    Michael Neto, 27, of Baldwins Garden, London, appeared before magistrates in Ipswich today where he admitted causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop when required to, taking a vehicle without authorisation, failing to stop after an accident and possession of cannabis.

    Magistrates remanded him in custody to appear at Ipswich Crown Court at a later date.

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    Severe accident: A134 Suffolk both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A134 Suffolk both ways severe accident, from B1064 Sudbury Road to Bull Lane.

    A134 Suffolk - A134 closed and slow traffic in both directions from Rodbridge Corner to the Bull Lane junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Child hit by car in Ipswich

    A child has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car that failed to stop for police.

    Road closed sign on Goring Road, Ipswich

    The youngster, of secondary school age, was left with a suspected broken leg and facial injuries after being hit by a Renault Clio in Halliwell Road, Ipswich, at around 08:30.

    Police first asked the driver to stop in Cauldwell Hall Road but he failed to do so. Officers then pursued the vehicle until it hit another car and a garden wall in Goring Road, where it came to a stop.

    A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of multiple offences including dangerous driving, failing to stop, being concerned in the supply of drugs and theft of a motor vehicle.

    The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) will be investigating the incident.

  5. Street fountain being tested in county town

    Workers have been testing a new fountain in Ipswich's main square, as planners aim to bring more of a "wow factor" to the town.

    Fountains being testing on the Cornhill, Ipswich

    The £3.6m revamp of the Cornhill also involves new paving, a raised area, sculptures and more street furniture.

    The project is due to be completed before the end of the year.

    Artist's impression of the Cornhill, Ipswich

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    Video caption: Ipswich market moved during town centre refurbishment
  6. Woman killed in A12 crash

    A woman has died in a crash on the A12 at Frostenden, near Lowestoft.

    A12 near Frostenden

    Two vehicles were involved in the collision which happened just after 18:00 yesterday, near the junction with Gipsy Lane.

    A passenger in a blue Peugeot 206 died at the scene and the female driver of the same vehicle was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

    The male driver of the second vehicle, a black Isuzu D-max, suffered minor cuts and bruises and was taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston.

    Suffolk Police has called for witnesses to come forward.

  7. Burglar absconds from Hollesley Bay

    A man jailed for burglary has absconded from Hollesley Bay open prison on the Suffolk coast.

    Dean Maguire

    Dean Maguire, 26, who is serving a three year, nine month sentence for burglary, was reported missing to police yesterday after being absent from a roll call at 20:00.

    He is described as 5ft, 8in tall, of a slim build, with brown eyes and brown hair, "possessing an Irish accent" and has a stubbly beard.

    Members of the public are advised not to approach him, but if they have any information to contact Suffolk Police.

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    Severe accident: A12 Suffolk both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A12 Suffolk both ways severe accident, near Church Lane.

    A12 Suffolk - A12 London Road in Frostenden closed and queuing traffic in both directions near the Church Lane junction, because of a serious accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: A11 Suffolk both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A11 Suffolk both ways severe disruption, from A1101 Bury Road to A134.

    A11 Suffolk - A11 Brandon Road closed and stationary traffic in both directions from Fiveways in Barton Mills to the A134 junction in Thetford, because of an overturned lorry. Diversion in operation - NB: Exit onto the A1065 and travel north to Brandon and join the B1107, travel south -east and rejoin the A11 at the A134 junction. SB: At The tford exit take the A134 and travel south to Bury St Edmunds, join the A14 at J43 and travel west to continue.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Greater Anglia refunds fare to retrieve lost purse

    A rail firm, which took 10% of the cash which was in a woman's lost purse as a "storage fee", has refunded her the cost of her train fare to retrieve it.

    Florence Lewis

    Florence Lewis, 18, left her purse on a Greater Anglia train travelling from Ipswich to Lowestoft on 2 October.

    When she went to collect it a week later, £1.50 had been taken by staff for keeping the cash in her purse safe.

    Greater Anglia said it has apologised to Ms Lewis and reimbursed her the £12.30 fare from Melton to Norwich "as a goodwill gesture".

    Miss Lewis said she was "happy" with the outcome.