Emily Townsend Chief reporter email@example.com @emilyltownsend Senior reporter Updated: Tributes flood in after Ipswich Town legend Kevin Beattie dies aged 64 Sunday, September 16, 2018 Emily Townsend The footballer Kevin Beattie, regularly voted Ipswich Town’s greatest ever player, has died aged 64. ‘Parents must understand the risks’ – The online threats that could put your child in danger Friday, September 14, 2018 Emily Townsend A campaign to raise awareness of online dangers to children will help more than 10,000 young people in Suffolk, we can reveal. ‘I constantly grieve for Luke’ – Missing teenager’s mum vows to support others in new role Friday, September 14, 2018 Emily Townsend A distraught mother’s life was turned upside down when her teenage son vanished without a trace 12 years ago – but in a new role, she’s a lifeline to others battling similar turmoil. Video: Mum-to-be’s visa fight escalates with government urged to investigate Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Emily Townsend A community leader is penning an urgent letter to the Home Secretary over a distraught first-time mum’s fight against deportation. ‘It’s sickening’ – Dramatic pictures of beehives burned to ground in suspected arson attack Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Emily Townsend Beekeepers have blasted suspected arsonists after an Ipswich apiary used by children, families and people with disabilities was burned to the ground. ‘She’s my little hero’ – Six-year-old raises alarm during mum’s potentially deadly asthma attack Saturday, September 8, 2018 Emily Townsend Lucy Galligan, from Wattisfield, suffers with brittle asthma – a severe form of the illness. Video: Watch heart-wrenching interview with expectant mum facing deportation at seven months pregnant Friday, September 7, 2018 Emily Townsend A first-time mum expecting her baby girl in 10 weeks’ time has been threatened with deportation has spoken out over the ordeal in a hard-hitting video interview. Are you the fairest of them all? Your chance to play Snow White in Ipswich panto Friday, September 7, 2018 Emily Townsend Now is your chance to be a star – Ipswich pantomime producers are launching a spellbinding search for this year’s Snow White. ‘I’m living proof it saves lives’ – Suffolk liver transplant survivor in organ donation plea Thursday, September 6, 2018 Emily Townsend A liver transplant recipient from Suffolk is speaking out as new data reveals just 40% of people are signed up to donate in the county. Heavily pregnant first-time mum faces deportation as third visa bid rejected Thursday, September 6, 2018 Emily Townsend An expectant mother has been left distraught after being told she must return to China despite being just weeks away from giving birth. ‘People are sofa surfing’ – Scale of Ipswich’s homelessness problem revealed at charity AGM Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Emily Townsend Preventing homelessness before it happens may help to solve growing numbers of cases tackled by Citizens Advice in Ipswich, bosses have revealed. Ipswich to get slice of £34m rough sleeping fund as scale of homelessness issue revealed Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Emily Townsend More than half a million pounds is to be invested in tackling homelessness and rough sleeping in Ipswich by 2020, government officials have revealed. Video: Watch workers strip cladding off Ipswich tower block amid Grenfell safety concerns Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Emily Townsend A major operation to strip cladding from one of Suffolk’s highest tower blocks has begun – with workers spotted scaling the building this week. ‘It’s not a money making exercise’ – police chief’s warning to Orwell Bridge and A12 speeders Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Emily Townsend Cracking down on speeding is not a money making exercise – that’s the message from police as it’s revealed thousands of motorists are still being clocked by cameras. Live: GCSE Results Day 2018: Live updates from east Suffolk schools and colleges Thursday, August 23, 2018 Katy Sandalls, Amy Gibbons and Emily Townsend Hundreds of pupils across Suffolk are finding out their long-awaited GCSE results this morning. Video: GCSE Results Day 2018: Live updates from Ipswich and Felixstowe Thursday, August 23, 2018 Jake Foxford and Emily Townsend Thousands of pupils from Ipswich and Felixstowe are finding out their GCSE results today. Red Arrows soar over Ipswich on way back to RAF base Sunday, August 19, 2018 Emily Townsend People living in Suffolk and north Essex witnessed an unexpected display from the Red Arrows this evening. Revealed – Thousands of ambulance hours wasted waiting at A&E Friday, August 17, 2018 Emily Townsend Frontline ambulance staff spent the equivalent of half a year waiting to handover patients to A&E at our hospitals. Live: A-level Results Day 2018: Live updates from Ipswich and Felixstowe Thursday, August 16, 2018 Emily Townsend Today’s the day – and thousands of students across the Ipswich area have been heading into schools and colleges to collect their A-level results. Video: A-level Results Day 2018: Live updates from east Suffolk schools and colleges Thursday, August 16, 2018 Emily Townsend Thousands of students across Suffolk have been finding out their A-level results this morning. Revealed – Thousands of ambulance hours wasted waiting at A&E Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Emily Townsend Frontline ambulance staff spent the equivalent of half a year waiting to handover patients to A&E at our hospitals. Video: Camp beneath the stars at first ever Framlingham Castle sleepover Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Emily Townsend People of all ages are invited to bring their families, a tent and a sense of adventure for a special sleepover at a Suffolk castle this weekend. First ever Memory Walk coming to Ipswich this summer Thursday, August 9, 2018 Emily Townsend Hundreds of people are set to pound the streets of Ipswich for a special walk tipped to raise thousands for charity. More body cameras pledge as ‘unacceptable’ attacks on police rise Thursday, August 9, 2018 Emily Townsend A pledge has been made to invest more in body cameras amid a rise in the number of attacks on officers. Video: Cladding to be stripped from tower block amid safety fears after Grenfell Thursday, August 9, 2018 Emily Townsend Material known as ‘cladding’ will be removed from Suffolk’s tallest occupied block of flats over safety fears prompted by the Grenfell Tower tragedy, we can reveal today. Ipswich health service in special measures after safety risks identified Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Emily Townsend Bosses at a Suffolk care agency have vowed to continue making improvements after a health watchdog put the service into special measures. Spike in anti-social behaviour reported at Crown Pools Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Emily Townsend A spike in anti-social behaviour has been reported at a popular Suffolk swimming pool. Suffolk school exclusions leap up with rise of academies blamed by union Monday, August 6, 2018 Emily Townsend Exclusions dished out by schools in Suffolk have leapt up in recent years – and union bosses claim this is mostly down to academisation. Ipswich Cineworld apologise over air conditioning issue in heatwave Sunday, August 5, 2018 Emily Townsend Staff at an Ipswich cinema have apologised to customers after experiencing problems with the facility’s air conditioning unit during the hot weather. Dog walker attacked and punched by gang wearing masks in Ipswich Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Emily Townsend A 20-year-old man was punched in the face and robbed while walking his dog in Ipswich, police believe.