Tom Potter East Suffolk reporter email@example.com @TomPotterEADT Air ambulance delighted with donation from Notcutts staff Tue, 12:13 Tom Potter Garden centre staff handed over an £800 cheque to a lifesaving charity. Grass snake ‘not a happy chap’ after tussle with pond netting near Orford Tue, 11:06 Tom Potter A three-foot grass snake escaped a watery fate thanks to attentive homeowners and an animal rescuer. Cancellations on Ipswich to Lowestoft line – no replacement buses Tue, 08:52 Tom Potter Trains between Ipswich and Lowestoft were cancelled this morning, due to overrunning engineering works. No fee for contractors to move huts from battered Felixstowe beach, insist authorities Mon, 15:47 Tom Potter No fees will be incurred by owners of beach huts if the council moves them from a stretch of eroded seafront in Felixstowe. Four days, four venues for second year of SpringFest in Woodbridge Mon, 13:56 Tom Potter Bank holiday weekend sees the return of a music festival to Woodbridge – with more than 50 acts performing at four venues. Horse stud fit for kings to become five homes and restaurant in Woodbridge Mon, 13:51 Tom Potter It catered for equine guests in the late nineteenth century – but a Suffolk building will soon be housing restaurant customers. Gallery: More than 12,000 help make 178th Hadleigh Show a record breaker Mon, 06:21 Tom Potter After two-and-a-half inches of rainfall during set-up week, the skies cleared for a sunny 178th Hadleigh Show – enjoyed by a record number of visitors. Future of education at stake on June 8, union tells voters in Ipswich Mon, 06:19 Tom Potter Members of the largest teachers’ union appealed to shoppers in Ipswich to ‘vote for the future of education’ in next month’s General Election. Felixstowe beach huts may require relocation due to erosion caused by bad weather Sunday, May 21, 2017 Tom Potter Beach hut owners today face the prospect of having to move their beloved bolt-holes from an area of seafront declared unsafe due to erosion – or pay for the relocation by council workers. Video: ‘Something extraordinary happened here’ – Colonel Charles Halt returns to UFO site in Rendlesham Sunday, May 21, 2017 Tom Potter “It brings back old memories,” said retired US Air Force colonel Charles Halt on his return to the spot where, in December 1980, he was at the centre of a UFO mystery in Rendlesham Forest. Has Stanley the missing chihuahua become ‘too hot to handle’ after town-wide poster drop? Saturday, May 20, 2017 Tom Potter A missing dog appeal became a mission to make him ‘too hot to handle’, as friends and family spread word of his disappearance. Wibblers, Knops and Tryst...must be a beer festival coming to Woodbridge Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter At least 20 real ales from across the British Isles will be lined up for a Suffolk beer festival in July. ‘We haven’t given up’ – help search for missing chihuahua in Woodbridge this weekend Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter A small crowd of people are expected to join a Woodbridge family’s search for a missing chihuahua this weekend. Diners drop by for lunch at top 50 gastropub in extraordinary style Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Three hungry diners made a flying visit to an award-winnning Suffolk restaurant. Rail cancellations and delays after person hit by train near capital Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Passengers on mainline services faced delays and cancellations this evening after a person was hit by a train between Seven Kings and Stratford. A12 northbound reopened following crash closure near Colchester Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom Potter Anyone travelling towards Suffolk on the A12 in Essex faced long delays this evening following a collision near Colchester. Fight to stop homes at school fails as go-ahead given for development Thursday, May 18, 2017 Tom Potter An education charity has won the right to relocate the pre-prep department of an independent school – leaving the vacant space available for 32 new homes. Four homes and two shops approved for old town centre Co-op site in Woodbridge’s Thoroughfare Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Tom Potter Four new homes have been approved for one of Suffolk’s most popular independent shopping streets. Extra, extra...casting call for action thriller – to be shot in ‘perfect’ Suffolk location Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk film company has found the ‘Picture Perfect’ location to shoot a new action thriller – set to feature a crowd of extras from the local area. Students face ‘pressure- cooker climate’ in results driven schools system Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Tom Potter A former high school teacher, who left the classroom to provide one-to-one tuition and exam preparation, believes many students are ‘surviving rather than thriving’ in a system so focussed on results. Suffolk tutor with 100% success rate reveals 10 indispensable GCSE revision tips Monday, May 15, 2017 Tom Potter Exams...Love them or hate them, they are the final leg of a long journey. Woman reported for failing to provide sample after Great Finborough crash Monday, May 15, 2017 Tom Potter A woman has been reported for failing to provide a specimen for analysis by police following a car crash. Early morning A14 delays caused by stones shed from back of lorry Monday, May 15, 2017 Tom Potter Motorists faced early morning hold-ups on the A14 this morning, as a result of stones falling from the back of a lorry. TV chef visits Suffolk school to share cookery tips Thursday, May 11, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk school celebrated good, fresh, real food, with its annual Jamie Oliver food education session. Woodbridge appoints new mayor Clare Perkins...in style Thursday, May 11, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk fashion designer is using her new role as mayor of Woodbridge to widen access to the creative arts. Was this plane carrying a T-Rex over Woodbridge? Thursday, May 11, 2017 Tom Potter A Russian aircraft spotted in the Suffolk skies may have been used in the filming of a Hollywood movie. Savings urgent, academy trust claims, as unions hit out at caretaker cuts Thursday, May 11, 2017 Tom Potter Union leaders claim a decision by academy chiefs to lay off caretakers at schools in Suffolk and Essex ‘puts children at risk’. ‘We can help doctors reduce patient numbers,’ says holistic healer at Rendlesham’s Ayurvedic medical practice Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Tom Potter Its practitioners make big promises based around simple lifestyle changes…but could an ancient Indian system of medicine actually help our burdened NHS, or is it merely pseudoscience? St Elizabeth Hospice reveals this year’s Midnight Walk is a sell-out Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Tom Potter Places on an annual sponsored night-time walk round Ipswich have sold out. Is this plant growing in your garden? Reward offered for helping to reintroduce rare Maud Notcutt lilac Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk garden centre is encouraging people to scour their gardens for a rare lilac.