Adam Howlett Senior Reporter email@example.com @EADTadam Suffolk and Essex MPs press rail firms for answers after week of severe train delays Yesterday, 15:26 Adam Howlett MPs in Suffolk and Essex are pressing Greater Anglia and Network Rail for answers after repairs to a cracked track caused severe disruption on the line to London this week. St Augustines Church holds open day for those affected by recent violence in Ipswich Yesterday, 15:09 Adam Howlett A church in Ipswich held an open day on Saturday to provide a place for quiet contemplation following the violence that has erupted in the town over the last two weeks. More than 1,200 homes sit empty in Ipswich despite UK shortage Yesterday, 12:35 Adam Howlett More than 1,200 homes remain empty in Ipswich despite a national housing shortage, new figures reveal. ‘Sun shining and people smiling’ at Wedding Fayre in Ipswich Saturday, June 16, 2018 Adam Howlett Brides and grooms looking for inspiration for their big day discovered a host of ideas at a wedding fayre at Quay Place in Ipswich last week. Teenager charged in connection with stabbing at Ravenswood McDonald’s in Ipswich Saturday, June 16, 2018 Adam Howlett An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with a stabbing of a teenager at McDonald’s in Ipswich on Wednesday. Karate champion offers free martial arts lessons in bid to reduce violent crime Thursday, June 14, 2018 Adam Howlett A three-time British Karate champion is teaching free martial arts lessons in Ipswich in a bid to reduce violent crime in the town. Police appeal for witnesses after jewellery, bank cards and cash stolen in raid on Ipswich home Thursday, June 14, 2018 Adam Howlett Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Ipswich where suspects gained entry by throwing a brick through a window. Suffolk’s PCC says to tackle violent crime ‘we have got to give people hope’ Thursday, June 14, 2018 Adam Howlett Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner says giving people hope is the key to steering them away from a life of crime. MP Sandy Martin describes latest stabbing in Ipswich as ‘tragic and frightening’ Thursday, June 14, 2018 Adam Howlett Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has described the third stabbing in the town in the last two weeks as ‘tragic and frightening’. Updated: Missing 15-year-old Mark Robinson from Stowmarket is found Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Adam Howlett A missing 15-year-old boy from Stowmarket has been found safe and well. Sandy Martin says authorities need to work together to tackle knife crime in Ipswich Monday, June 11, 2018 Adam Howlett Ipswich’s MP Sandy Martin says police, councils and the community need to work together to stamp out knife crime in Ipswich. Community heroes in Suffolk among those to be honoured by Queen Friday, June 8, 2018 Adam Howlett Community heroes who have gone the extra mile to improve education, prospects for young people and reduce poverty in the county are among those named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours list. Police appeal for help tracing bicycle stolen from outside Tesco in Felixstowe Friday, June 8, 2018 Adam Howlett Police are appealing for information to help find a bicycle which was stolen from outside a Felixstowe supermarket. Updated: Crash on A14 between lorry and tractor causes traffic delays near Stowmarket Friday, June 8, 2018 Adam Howlett Motorists are facing traffic delays on the A14 near Stowmarket following a crash between a lorry and a tractor. St Helen’s Primary look to raise £17,000 for big swimming pool revamp Thursday, June 7, 2018 Adam Howlett Students, staff and parents at St Helen’s Primary School in Ipswich are raising money to save its swimming pool - and are hosting an event marking International Day next month to help reach their target. Ipswich Round Table hand over £16,000 to Fresh Start charity Thursday, June 7, 2018 Adam Howlett Ipswich Round Table has appointed its new chairman – having recently handed over more than £16,000 to charity Fresh Start - New Beginnings at their recent AGM. University of Suffolk welcomes its new vice chancellor Thursday, June 7, 2018 Adam Howlett The University of Suffolk has welcomed its new vice chancellor Professor Helen Langton. Force sets up mobile police station in response to death of Ipswich teenager Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Adam Howlett Police officers will be staffing a mobile police station in locations across Ipswich during June in response to the death of 17-year-old Tavis Spencer-Aitkins. Suffolk flower firm wins Plant of the Year at RHS Chelsea Monday, June 4, 2018 Adam Howlett A Suffolk flower company are celebrating after its hydrangea hybrid ‘Runaway Bride’ won Plant of the Year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody following fatal stabbing of teenager in Ipswich Monday, June 4, 2018 Adam Howlett A 41-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody this morning after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Ipswich on Saturday. Man accused of murder of father-of-five called himself ‘killa’, jury hears Friday, June 1, 2018 Adam Howlett One of the men standing trial in connection with the murder of Ipswich father-of five Dean Stansby referred to himself as ‘killa’, a court has heard. Suffolk Show 2018 - list of winners Friday, June 1, 2018 Adam Howlett Here’s a list of the winners at this year’s Suffolk Show. Colourful dragon boats and classic Minis set to dazzle crowds at Ipswich Waterfront on Saturday Friday, June 1, 2018 Adam Howlett Ipswich Waterfront will be a hive of activity on Saturday as it hosts the town’s first Dragon Boat Festival and the ‘Classics on the Quay’ Mini car rally. Rail union confirms further strike action on Greater Anglia over guards and safety row Friday, June 1, 2018 Adam Howlett Rail Union RMT has confirmed further strike action will take place in a row over rail safety and the axing of guards on Greater Anglia services. Car and lorry collide near Copdock roundabout in Ipswich Friday, June 1, 2018 Adam Howlett Police have been called to a collision between a car and a lorry on the A12 near the Copdock roundabout in Ipswich. Change of venue for wedding fayre in Ipswich Friday, June 1, 2018 Adam Howlett A free wedding fayre is being held at Quay Place in Ipswich next weekend – having switched venues from Holywells Park. Felixstowe man broke neighbour’s fence after mistaking turkey foot as ‘threat’ Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Adam Howlett A man has admitted damaging his neighbour’s fence after mistaking a turkey’s foot found in his garden for a tarot card-style bad omen. Ipswich MP joins plea for more cash for Childline charity amid rise in numbers seeking help for suicidal thoughts Friday, May 25, 2018 Adam Howlett Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has backed the NSPCC’s call for more funding for Childline - as record numbers seek help for suicidal thoughts. Fire response times rise in region despite a fall in callouts Friday, May 25, 2018 Adam Howlett Fire service response times in Suffolk and Essex have significantly increased in the last decade despite incident callouts dropping. Video: Van overturns on A1071 near Hadleigh Friday, May 25, 2018 Adam Howlett A van has overturned on the A1071 between Hadleigh and Hintlesham.