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Philippa Taylor

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  1. Concern grows over teenager missing from home since last Thursday

    Patrick Byrne

    BBC News

    Police are still looking for a teenager who went missing from home in Ipswich on 29 December.

    Megan Haggar

    Megan Haggar was last seen at her home in Surrey Road at around 23:30 on Thursday and has not been seen since then.

    She is 14 years old and described as white, 5ft 3ins tall with long straight brown hair. 

    Police said they were concerned for her welfare and are asking anyone who has seen her or who has any information on where she might be to contact them. 

  2. Ill passenger and engineering works behind back-to-work rail delays

    Mariam Issimdar

    BBC News

    There have been a number of rail delays on the main line from Norwich to London this morning...

    It's the first day since Christmas Eve when trains were due to run normally after bus replacement services were used to provide cover while engineering works were taking place.

    Rail tunnel and passengers

    Greater Anglia says over-running engineering works at Shenfield were to blame for some delays and cancellations into Liverpool Street, but services are now returning to normal. 

    C2C is accepting Greater Anglia tickets between Southend and Fenchurch Street. 

    A passenger taken ill on the 06:50 train at Stratford resulted in some lines being blocked and the train operator is saying passengers should expect disruption mid-morning.

    We will keep you up to date of any further alterations. 

  3. Travel: Train delays and cancellations due to over-running engineering works

    Trains have been cancelled this morning and there are issues with some services from Shenfield in Essex due to Christmas engineering works over-running: 

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  4. Drivers on phones at wheel reaches 'epidemic proportions' as attitudes relax

    Patrick Byrne

    BBC News

    BBC Suffolk has joined with the RAC to urge motorists in the county to make it their New Year's resolution to stop using a hand-held mobile phone while driving.

    Woman driver on phone

    RAC national research shows the offence has reached epidemic proportions and attitudes to using a hand-held phone when driving have relaxed significantly over the past couple of years. 

    The number of motorists admitting to using their handheld mobile phone to make a call when driving has increased from 8% in 2014 to 31% today. 

  5. Weather: Sunny intervals but feeling cold in breeze

    Georgina Burnett

    BBC Weather

    After a frosty start with some icy patches possible, a dry day with more cloud around than yesterday but it will feel cold in brisk breeze.

    Video content

    Video caption: Broken cloud with sunny intervals but feeling cool in brisk winds

    Some sunny periods are also likely but it'll feel cool - although not as cold as Monday. 

    Maximum Temperature: 6C (43F) 

  6. Good morning from Suffolk Live

    Patrick Byrne

    BBC News

    Happy New Year and welcome to Tuesday's look at news, sport, travel and weather stories from across the county. 

    For many it is the first day back to work after the Christmas and New Year break - and it's a frosty start with a "yellow warning" from the Met Office over icy roads and pavements.

    Today we will join BBC Suffolk's Hands Off campaign which has been launched to get every single driver in the county to leave their phone alone at the wheel.

    The campaign asks you to pledge this New Year to not touch your phone when driving.

    Driver on phone

    Also a six-week public consultation on the future charges for beach huts in Felixstowe is launched today.

    Between now and 18:00 the team here will keep you updated on what's happening in Suffolk, so if there's anything we're missing, we'd love to hear from you. 

    You can get in touch by email, Facebook or Twitter.   

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A1071 Suffolk both ways

    BBC Travel

    A1071 Suffolk both ways severe disruption, between School Hill and A134.

    A1071 Suffolk - A1071 in Boxford blocked in both directions between the School Hill junction and the A134 junction, because of an overturned car.

    Check local traffic and travel reports for:

  8. Video content

    Video caption: Corrie Mckeague: Family release video of missing RAF serviceman

    The family of missing serviceman Corrie Mckeague release a video of him filmed a month before his disappearance

  9. Our live coverage across the day - and the year

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    It's time for us to sign off for 2016, but we'll be back again at 08:00 on 3 January, full of resolutions to do all sorts of things that we'll never stick to.

    I expect we all remember different stories from the last 12 months, but these are a few of the ones that stand out in our minds:

    The team here would like to wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year - we'll leave you with this festive image from BBC Weather Watcher "RS":

    Holly with frost
  10. Overnight weather: Extensive low cloud, mist and fog

    Dan Holley

    BBC Look East weather

    Mostly dry tonight but with extensive low cloud, mist and fog giving poor visibility and tricky driving conditions in places. 

    Chance of a patchy frost where any clear skies develop. 

    Light southwesterly winds with temperatures locally down to -2C (28F). 

    Fog warning

    Rather grey for New Year’s Eve with mist and fog slowly lifting into low cloud, perhaps a few bright spells developing into the afternoon. 

    A freshening southwesterly breeze should allow temperatures to reach highs of 8C (46F).

    Get the full forecast where you live, from BBC Weather.

  11. Defending champion up next for Snakebite

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Suffolk's Peter 'Snakebite' Wright will play defending champion Gary Anderson (pictured) in the semi-finals of the PDC World Darts Championship.

    Gary Anderson

    Anderson, who has won the event two years running, beat Dave Chisnall 5-3 this afternoon at Alexandra Palace, while Wright got the better of James Wade by the same scoreline.

    "I'll have to get even better in the semis because Gary has been playing some super darts up there," Wright acknowledged.

    "It's no good getting big averages in the early rounds. You're supposed to get better towards the end and not rubbish like I have done before."

  12. Man arrested following three-vehicle collision close to Barton Mills

    A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drugs, following a three-vehicle collision on the A1065 between Barton Mills and Eriswell this afternoon.

    Police say they were called at 14:30 to reports that a vehicle was on its side in trees, following the collision.

    A woman who was in that vehicle has been airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge with serious injuries.

    The road has been closed at the junction with the B1112 and at the Fiveways roundabout, while an initial investigation gets under way.

  13. Suffolk's Snakebite into semi-finals

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Peter Wright's impressive form at the PDC World Darts Championship continued this afternoon, as he beat James Wade 5-3 at Alexandra Palace.

    Peter Wright

    The 46-year-old from Mendham hit ten 180s and took out some big finishes to become the first player through to the semi-final stage.

    "I should have won 5-0 to be honest but I missed a few doubles," said Wright. "It was always going to be hard playing the master that is James Wade and it was a hell of a battle."

  14. Corrie's mum calls for thorough search of buildings in 'horseshoe' area

    The latest post by the mother of missing airman Corrie Mckeague on the "Find Corrie" Facebook page includes a map showing the whereabouts of CCTV cameras around the area of Bury St Edmunds known as the "horseshoe", off Brentgovel Street, where he was last seen.

    Nicola Urquhart is calling for a thorough search of buildings in the grey area to the bottom right of this map, as she says her son cannot have left the area in any other direction.

    Map showing Horseshoe area of Bury St Edmunds