Emily Townsend Reporter email@example.com @emilyltownsend Outdoor cinema, literary festival and jamboree coming to Suffolk for Arthur Ransome East Coast Celebration 17:00 Emily Townsend A vintage cinema bus, jamboree and literary festival are just some of the activities booked for a bumper programme of events coming to the Shotley peninsula this summer. Shed catches fire sparking blaze with ‘thick black smoke’ in Rushmere St Andrew Yesterday, 19:14 Emily Townsend Suffolk firefighters have managed to put out a blaze which sparked in a shed in Rushmere St Andrew this evening. Dedicated Suffolk dad will travel from Madrid to Portman Road and back for son’s match Yesterday, 19:08 Emily Townsend A lifelong Ipswich Town fan is to jet off on a 1,000-mile round trip from Madrid to Portman Road and back again to make sure he sees his oldest son play in a cup final. Woman sexually assaulted in Foxhall Road, Ipswich, sparking police appeal Yesterday, 13:46 Emily Townsend Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman reported being sexually assaulted in Ipswich. Stormy sky is winning shot in Suffolk Beauty photography competition Yesterday, 16:24 Emily Townsend Stunning shot of Easton Bavents wins inaugural Suffolk Preservation Society competition, with Southwold and Ipswich scenes also shortlisted. Firefighters rush to reports of ‘thick black smoke’ in Rushmere St Andrew Yesterday, 18:32 Emily Townsend Two fire engines are currently at the scene of a fire in Rushmere St Andrew. Tell Us: Did you see this plane flying low over Ipswich and Colchester last night? Yesterday, 14:01 Emily Townsend Stunned Ipswich and Colchester residents have said they were shocked to see what they thought was a “very low flying passenger plane” swooping over both towns last night. Complete University Guide 2018 rankings announced – see how Suffolk and Essex performed Yesterday, 09:20 Emily Townsend New university rankings revealed today show the University of Essex has climbed nine places while the University of Suffolk has appeared on the list for the first time. See the ‘heart-stopping moment’ Suffolk runner proposed to girlfriend during London Marathon Mon, 19:49 Emily Townsend A romantic Suffolk father took a moment to catch his breath before getting down on one knee on the final stretch of his first ever London Marathon. ‘Deprived’ coastal districts in Suffolk and Essex more likely to prescribe antidepressants, study reveals Sunday, April 23, 2017 Emily Townsend Tendring is the antidepressant capital of East Anglia according to a new study – and the Suffolk districts of Waveney and Babergh are not far behind. Six ways new speeding laws with tougher penalties could affect drivers in East Anglia Sunday, April 23, 2017 Emily Townsend Speeding fines are going up from tomorrow – with penalties doubling for motorists clocked doing more than 20mph above the limit. High sugar drinks removed from hospital menus as NHS England crackdown hits Suffolk and Essex Friday, April 21, 2017 Emily Townsend Unhealthy drinks packed with sugar are being phased out of hospital shops and cafes in the region as part of a new crackdown by NHS England. Famous names including Charlie Simpson from Busted get behind Suffolk Art for Action 2017 Friday, April 21, 2017 Emily Townsend Busted fans will be delighted to hear band member Charlie Simpson has joined a host of big names booked for an event aiming to raise thousands for Suffolk children. Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran makes Time magazine’s 2017 list of 100 most influential people Friday, April 21, 2017 Emily Townsend Ed Sheeran has landed himself a spot on Time magazine’s most influential people list – where he joins the likes of Pope Francis, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Family’s plea to bring ‘devoted’ Clacton father Nigel Kedar home to his son Thursday, April 20, 2017 Emily Townsend The sister of a self-employed builder from Essex who has not been seen for nearly three weeks has made a desperate plea for him to return home. Emergency services on scene as man becomes trapped in car after A14 crash near Stowmarket Thursday, April 20, 2017 Emily Townsend Firefighters helped free a trapped casualty after a crash on the A14 in Stowmarket on Thursday. Stuck for things to do in Suffolk and Essex this weekend? This list may help Thursday, April 20, 2017 Emily Townsend There’s plenty to see and do across the region this weekend – with the annual East Anglian Game & Country Fair at the top of most people’s lists. Updated: Clean-up operation to begin as travellers leave Bourne Park in Ipswich Sunday, April 16, 2017 Emily Townsend A large group of travellers who pitched up in a popular Ipswich park are believed to have left the town this evening, council bosses said. Video: Missing Hollesley man Luke Durbin’s mother hopes Missing People’s Choir will win Britain’s Got Talent Sunday, April 16, 2017 Emily Townsend The mother of missing Hollesley man Luke Durbin said she hopes the Missing People’s Choir will win Britain’s Got Talent while admitting their emotional performance gave her a lump in her throat. Ipswich pair make history becoming fastest man and ferret in Britain to walk Hadrian’s Wall Saturday, April 15, 2017 Emily Townsend They’ve done it – Ipswich airman Charlie Hammerton and his pet ferret Bandit have battled the elements and broken records. Police helicopter searches Whitton estate in hunt for missing Ipswich woman Courtney Bellamy Saturday, April 15, 2017 Emily Townsend Detectives are appealing for help in tracing a 20-year old woman from Ipswich. Tell Us: Should sweet makers pay millions to help remove chewing gum from Ipswich streets? Saturday, April 15, 2017 Emily Townsend Confectioners are facing calls to help rid British high streets of discarded chewing gum. Video: Shocking footage shows children dicing with death on railway lines in Ipswich Thursday, April 13, 2017 Emily Townsend Children are among growing numbers of people putting their lives in danger by trespassing on rail tracks in Suffolk. Video: Rotating car-b-que and Tintin-style rocket among quirky inventions built by Ipswich supply teacher Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Emily Townsend Meet Handy Pete – the Ipswich supply teacher who builds rockets and turns classic cars into barbecues in his spare time. Rushmere man jailed after Ipswich cyclist nearly died in Ravenswood roundabout crash Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Emily Townsend A Suffolk businessman found guilty of failing to stop after a crash which nearly killed a security guard has been jailed and banned from driving. Passionate about young people? Here’s how you could help a Suffolk charity tackle youth homelessness Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Emily Townsend An East Anglian charity is inviting people in Suffolk to join staff in their mission to tackle youth homelessness. Children enjoy Easter eggs-travaganza at Ipswich’s Sailmakers shopping centre Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Emily Townsend Dozens of youngsters had an egg-citing time as Easter came early at Sailmakers in Ipswich. Taste the first pints of new University of Suffolk beer at Ipswich Waterfront bar Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Emily Townsend The University of Suffolk has teamed up with Coddenham brewers Calvors to produce a new beer called Suffolk Graduate. Dedicated Felixstowe volunteer awarded prestigious service medal just months after scooping Stars of Suffolk award Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Emily Townsend A Stars of Suffolk award winner has been presented with a special honour to mark two decades of service with Felixstowe coastguard. Tributes flood in for ‘popular, bright and clever’ Holbrook Primary School teacher Laura Godfrey Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Emily Townsend A heartbroken Suffolk family have led tributes to an “inspirational” mum-of-two who lost her battle with cancer aged just 35.