Emily Townsend Reporter email@example.com @emilyltownsend Record shipment for the Port of Ipswich helps to reaffirm top UK ranking 14:38 Emily Townsend A record shipment for the Port of Ipswich has reaffirmed its ranking as Britain’s number one agricultural export centre. Video: See the moment ‘little hero’ Bobby from Ipswich is surprised at school by Town captain Yesterday, 18:22 Emily Townsend A seven-year-old boy hailed a “little hero” by his proud family will lead his favourite Ipswich Town players out at the East Anglian derby this weekend. Serious crash which left man with head injuries in Mendlesham Green sparks witness appeal 15:38 Emily Townsend A man in his 70s suffered serious internal head injuries when his car left the road and crashed into a ditch in mid Suffolk yesterday. Plans to jail drink drivers for life backed by mother of Stowmarket man Aiden Jones 06:00 Emily Townsend A Suffolk mother left devastated when a drink driver killed her son but was given just five years in jail is backing plans to lock up careless motorists for life. Police issue CCTV image showing possible sighting of missing Ipswich man Matthew Whyman Yesterday, 19:15 Emily Townsend Detectives have released a new picture in an effort to find a 35-year-old man who has gone missing from Ipswich. Video: Could ‘Storm Brian’ be on its way bringing gusts of up to 70mph? Yesterday, 18:23 Emily Townsend Weather forecasters are warning another storm could be on its way to the UK this weekend – bringing gusts of up to 70mph to East Anglia. Ukranian men to face people smuggling charges after yacht containing 19 migrants landed in Southwold 15:07 Emily Townsend Four men from the Ukraine are facing people smuggling charges after a yacht with 19 migrants on board landed on the Suffolk coast. Man hit by train at Haughley was 32, British Transport Police confirm Yesterday, 13:17 Emily Townsend A 32-year-old man was struck and killed by a train at Haughley last night. Updated: Person hit by train at Haughley dies at scene despite efforts of emergency services Yesterday, 00:17 Emily Townsend A person who was struck by a train in Haughley tonight has died, British Transport Police have confirmed. Spoiler alert – another contestant leaves Great British Bake Off as tension builds in quarter final Tue, 21:44 Emily Townsend The Great British Bake Off contestants grappled with “forgotten” British bakes in tonight’s quarter-final. Severe delays on Greater Anglia trains between Suffolk and London sparked by signalling fault Tue, 19:52 Emily Townsend Passengers using Greater Anglia trains are facing delays of up to 50 minutes this evening. Police helicopter to patrol skies for Ipswich Town v Norwich City game on Sunday Tue, 17:32 Emily Townsend Football fans are being reminded to plan their route to Portman Road in advance ahead of this weekend’s derby match between Ipswich Town and Norwich City. Updated: Gas leak shuts main route through Great Blakenham sparking traffic delays Tue, 17:09 Emily Townsend A major route through a Suffolk village is likely to stay shut until lunchtime tomorrow after a gas leak, engineers have said. Gallery: Suffolk Whole Hog 2017 smashes records with 1,700 people braving mud and rivers for EACH Mon, 16:02 Emily Townsend Record crowds crawled under cargo nets, climbed up banks and waded through rivers to collect cash for charity at an annual Suffolk race. Griff Rhys Jones to join other stars at Suffolk reading of famous Arthur Ransome tale Mon, 12:48 Emily Townsend TV star Griff Rhys Jones is among a host of big names coming together for a marathon reading of a historic children’s book in Suffolk. Video: Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran rushed to hospital after being ‘knocked off bike’ Mon, 12:08 Emily Townsend The former Thomas Mills High School pupil, 26, was rushed to hospital after the incident. Rare Rolex watch sold for record £230,000 at Martlesham auction – 30 times the original estimate Thursday, October 12, 2017 Emily Townsend A rare Rolex watch smashed an all-time British record when it went under the hammer at a Suffolk auction – selling for an incredible quarter of a million pounds. Reaction as Government reveals plan to pay GPs starting careers in rural areas £20,000 Thursday, October 12, 2017 Emily Townsend Million-pound plans to roll out a ‘golden hello’ for GPs starting their careers in rural areas would not provide enough cash to plug a chronic GP recruitment gap in Suffolk and north Essex, an MP has said. Video: Don’t pull train’s emergency cord if there is a medical emergency, Greater Anglia passengers told Thursday, October 12, 2017 Emily Townsend Train passengers using Greater Anglia services are being asked not to pull the emergency cord if there is a medical emergency on board. Drivers warned to look out for deer crossing roads in Suffolk and Essex this autumn Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Emily Townsend Motorists are being urged to look out for deer on the region’s major road networks this autumn. Stars of Suffolk winners The Teapot Project based in Ipswich back final call for nominations Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Emily Townsend Winning a Stars of Suffolk award helped us to believe in ourselves again, the founder of The Teapot project in Ipswich has said as she encourages others to submit nominations before it is too late. ‘We’ll be forever grateful’ say family of Ipswich boy with £8.5k donation to The Treehouse Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Emily Townsend The family of a “beautiful” little boy who died last year have donated more than £8,500 to The Treehouse hospice in Ipswich saying they are “forever grateful” for their support. Video: University of Suffolk students take on Ipswich HOPEWalk in bid to shatter stigma surrounding suicide Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Emily Townsend Ipswich Waterfront was transformed into a sea of purple as dozens of students took on a two-mile walk to bring greater awareness of suicide and its prevention to the community. Lorry fire closes one lane of A12 southbound near Ipswich Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Emily Townsend One lane of the A12 near Ipswich was closed this morning while firefighters extinguished a blaze which broke out in a lorry. Spoiler alert! Seventh contestant leaves Great British Bake Off tent during first ever Italian week Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Emily Townsend The Great British Bake Off contestants have gone head to head and said “ciao” to the seventh baker to leave the tent during the first ever Italian week. Delays on A14 near Stowmarket after police incident stops traffic Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Emily Townsend Traffic is heavy on the A14 in both directions this afternoon after a police incident saw drivers stopped near Stowmarket. Updated: Police identify man they want to speak to in connection with alleged voyeurism in Ipswich town centre Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Emily Townsend A man sought by police in connection with an incident of alleged voyeurism in Ipswich has been identified following a CCTV appeal. Bomb disposal teams spotted in Norton near Stowmarket after man finds shell in garden shed Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Emily Townsend Police officers from Stowmarket joined bomb disposal teams in safely removing what residents feared may be an unexploded shell from a garden shed. Delight as Ipswich woman scoops £30,000 on the People’s Postcode Lottery Friday, October 6, 2017 Emily Townsend An Ipswich woman is deciding what to splash her winnings on after scooping £30,000 with the People’s Postcode Lottery. Passengers delayed on Greater Anglia services between Suffolk and London as signal fault sparks cancellations Friday, October 6, 2017 Emily Townsend A signal fault is delaying Greater Anglia trains on the main line between Norwich and London this evening.