Adam Howlett Senior Reporter email@example.com @EADTadam Fancy a beer in the sunshine? Ipswich hosts first leg of German beer festival tour Fri, 20:01 Adam Howlett A Bavarian-style beer festival has opened its doors at the Grand Marquee at Christchurch Park in Ipswich - showcasing some of the best beers in the world. Slap on your sun cream and stay cool in the heat before the rain sets in! Fri, 19:36 Adam Howlett The bank holiday weekend is here and it’s set to be a warm one, but there’s still a chance you might have to swap your bikini or Bermudas for a brollie. 12-year-old boy arrested after man is threatened with a knife in Stowmarket Fri, 16:09 Adam Howlett A 12-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to an assault in Stowmarket where a man was threatened with a knife. Crews tackle blaze in 600 sqft of undergrowth near Woodbridge Fri, 16:07 Adam Howlett Fire crews have tackled a blaze close to the Sutton Heath Estate near Woodbridge where 600 square metres of undergrowth was ‘well alight’. Family lodge complaint with school after sisters are split up moments after hearing of mother’s miscarriage at 34 weeks Fri, 14:46 Adam Howlett An Ipswich family says a school acted with a ‘lack of compassion’ when it split up two sisters minutes after learning their mother had suffered a miscarriage. Police chase from Hadleigh Road to Belstead Road in Ipswich leads to two arrests Fri, 14:33 Adam Howlett Two men have been arrested following a police pursuit by an armed response unit in Ipswich yesterday evening. Man taken to hospital after two car collision on A12 near Woodbridge Fri, 12:32 Adam Howlett Officers are currently at the scene of a two vehicle crash on the A12 near Woodbridge. Centenary charity ball raises more than £5,700 for Papworth Trust Thu, 21:13 Adam Howlett A charity ball celebrating the 100th anniversary of a disability charity has raised more than £5,700. Police search for missing man Dominic Grandi from Ipswich Thu, 17:16 Adam Howlett Police are appealing for information to help find a 42-year-old man from Ipswich. Commuters in East Anglia face delays on the rails after signalling and barrier faults Thu, 17:02 Adam Howlett Rail users travelling between London Liverpool Street and stations in East Anglia are facing delays due to a signalling fault in London and a problem at level crossings on the line towards Norwich. Video: Full seater ‘D-Box’ film screens to open at Ipswich’s Empire Cinema - the first in the world Wed, 14:14 Adam Howlett Empire Cinema in Ipswich has unveiled the world’s first full-seater D-Box screen – a film experience where the moviegoer’s reclining seat reacts to the action on screen. Video: Whale found washed up on Felixstowe beach in process of being removed Wed, 10:47 Adam Howlett A team of specialists are currently in Felixstowe to remove a dead whale which washed up on the beach over the weekend. Porsches, Lamborghinis and Ferraris wow the crowds at fundraising car show in Ipswich Tue, 17:07 Adam Howlett Around 130 eyecatching supercars and sports cars parked up at Audi in Ipswich at the weekend as part of a fundraising car show. Headteacher at Stratford St Mary Primary School has first go on village’s new playground zip wire Tue, 14:45 Adam Howlett Stratford St Mary has celebrated the launch of its new £23,000 playground - giving the headteacher of the village’s primary school the first go on its zip wire. Thousands visit Easton and Otley College for its ‘Big Day Out’ Mon, 17:04 Adam Howlett Easton and Otley College’s ‘Big Day Out’ returned after a three year hiatus yesterday - attracting thousands to the Otley campus. Suffolk social worker struck off for having sexual relationship with ‘vulnerable’ service user Mon, 15:42 Adam Howlett A Suffolk social worker has been struck off after having an inappropriate relationship with a service user while employed by Suffolk County Council. Ipswich General Election candidates quizzed by young people at school’s Question Time-style debate Mon, 14:25 Adam Howlett Ipswich’s General Election candidates faced a stern grilling from students at Northgate Sixth Form this morning in a Question Time-style debate. Suffolk sailing charity is hit with rates bill small businesses are exempt from Friday, May 12, 2017 Adam Howlett A Suffolk charity which helps disabled adults and children learn how to sail has been hit with a business rate bill of more than £800 - that it would not have to pay if it were a commercial business. Updated: Thieves wearing balaclavas ram raid cash machine in Manningtree Friday, May 12, 2017 Adam Howlett Thieves wearing balaclavas ripped a cash machine out of a wall in Manningtree in Essex damaging a Porsche during the raid. Video: Did you see the bird of prey being rescued in Ipswich town centre today? Friday, May 12, 2017 Adam Howlett Fire crews have been called to rescue a bird of prey which had become entangled in window netting in the Cornhill in Ipswich. Three men jailed after police raid uncovers ‘large scale’ cannabis factory in Occold in Suffolk Thursday, May 11, 2017 Adam Howlett Three men have been jailed for a total of nine and a half years after more than 2,400 cannabis plants were discovered during a raid on a cannabis factory in Occold near Eye. Cossack riders prepare to take centre stage at 178th annual Hadleigh Show Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Adam Howlett The Devil’s Horseman Display Team are among the exciting attractions set to wow the crowds at the 178th annual Hadleigh Show next weekend. Gold pendant and earrings stolen during raid on home in Holbrook Monday, May 8, 2017 Adam Howlett Police in Suffolk are appealing for information following a burglary in Holbrook near Ipswich where a gold pendant and a earring set were stolen. Lack of rainfall in April has devastating effect on wildlife and increases risk of fire in Suffolk and Essex Monday, May 8, 2017 Adam Howlett Suffolk and Essex saw rainfall in April drop by almost 70 percent compared to last year - causing devastating effects to wildlife and increasing the chances of fires catching and spreading. Have you seen missing Charlotte Farmer from Ramsey in Essex? Monday, May 8, 2017 Adam Howlett Essex police are appealing for help to find missing 25-year-old Charlotte Farmer from Ramsey near Harwich. Man is jailed for six months for wielding knife at Crown Pools in Ipswich Sunday, May 7, 2017 Adam Howlett A man who pointed a kitchen knife at a member of staff at Crown Pools in Ipswich has been jailed for six months. Video: Fan-Cam Amy Downes says she hopes Ipswich Town will end the season with a little ‘oomph’ Sunday, May 7, 2017 Adam Howlett Ipswich Town fan Amy Downes said today’s away clash with Nottingham Forest would be an easier match to watch for Blues fans than the Reds’ as Forest look down the barrel of relegation. Summer ball hopes to raise thousands in memory of 13-year-old Ben Wragge from Thurston Sunday, May 7, 2017 Adam Howlett A charity summer ball is being held to raise money in memory of 13-year-old Ben Wragge who tragically lost his life when he was shot with an air rifle in May last year. Updated: Suffolk’s Ed Sheeran reaches number 12 on Young Rich List with £52 million fortune Sunday, May 7, 2017 Adam Howlett Suffolk chart-topper Ed Sheeran has shot to number 12 on this year’s Sunday Times’ Young Rich List. Video: Essex teenager brings Britain’s Got Talent audience to tears with tribute song to his grandmother Sunday, May 7, 2017 Adam Howlett An Essex teenager brought the judges and audience to tears on last night’s Britain’s Got Talent with a song he wrote about his grandmother who lived with Alzheimer’s.