Tom Potter East Suffolk reporter email@example.com @TomPotterEADT Suffolk school’s community music evening strikes chord with mental health message 31 minutes ago Tom Potter Pupils at Farlingaye High School in Woodbridge saw in the holidays with a ‘festival-like’ acoustic evening. Weekend travel and weather outlook for music lovers heading to Jimmy’s Farm festival Yesterday, 07:51 Tom Potter The first weekend of the school summer holiday got off to a wet start this morning – with festival goers waking up to grey skies and rain at Jimmy’s Farm, near Ipswich. Gallery: Seaside sparkles as Felixstowe Carnival continues with annual procession Yesterday, 19:21 Tom Potter One of the biggest dates in Felixstowe’s summer calendar of events got off to a sun drenched start on the seaside this afternoon. Updated: Police call off search for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague at landfill site Fri, 16:48 Tom Potter Police have abandoned their search of a landfill site after 20 weeks looking for the body of missing airman Corrie McKeague. Gallery: Summer holidays start with sun and sand-filled fun for families in Christchurch Park Yesterday, 14:13 Tom Potter Families in Ipswich needn’t have ventured far to hit the beach – as a sandy retreat began its summer-long stint in Christchurch Park. Ipswich man Terrie Forrest kept in custody until next appearance over ‘imitation firearm’ charge Yesterday, 13:13 Tom Potter A man accused of brandishing a fake gun in Ipswich has been detained to appear at crown court next month. Man charged following ‘imitation firearm’ incident in Ipswich Fri, 19:12 Tom Potter A man has been charged with possessing an imitation firearm, with intent to cause fear of violence, following an incident in Ipswich on Thursday. Video: Five fire crews take on blaze involving 900 tonnes of baled straw near Stowmarket Fri, 17:08 Tom Potter Firefighters faced the difficult job of containing a blaze that broke out in several isolated parts of a Suffolk field. Mental health support message follows Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington’s death Fri, 15:51 Tom Potter Health chiefs are reiterating their support for people struggling to cope, following the announcement that Chester Bennington, lead singer of rock band Linkin Park, had taken his own life. Senior investigator tells hopefuls what they need to become a detective Fri, 13:29 Tom Potter Scores of aspiring sleuths descended on Suffolk police headquarters to investigate what it takes to become a detective. Linkin Park singer and Ipswich Town supporter Chester Bennington dies at 41 Thu, 20:33 Tom Potter Linkin Park singer and Ipswich Town supporter Chester Bennington has died aged 41, Los Angeles County coroner has said. Balaclava bikers suspected of nighttime break-in attempt in Ipswich Thu, 16:20 Tom Potter Balaclava-wearing bikers are being linked to an early morning attempted burglary in Ipswich. Objectors hammer plans for 100 homes on former district council site Thu, 14:41 Tom Potter Objectors queued up to speak out against proposals for 100 homes at a former council headquarters. Video: Framlingham welcomes back cast and crew for filming of series three of Detectorists Wed, 16:51 Tom Potter A Suffolk town is playing host to the cast and crew of an award-winning sitcom for the third time. Race to restore and move statue in favour of new home at storage depot Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Tom Potter New uncertainty has enshrouded the much-debated future of a Suffolk statue. Merry Wives of Windsor takes to outdoor stage at Woodbridge School Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Tom Potter Audiences enjoyed a classic Shakespeare production on the lawn at Woodbridge School, with pupils performing the Merry Wives of Windsor. Forecast for unrest over housing, care home and business hub in village Monday, July 10, 2017 Tom Potter Expectations of opposition to blueprints for a care home, business hub and up to 34 new houses look set to be met in a Suffolk village. Golf day and musical afternoon net young people’s support charity £2,000 Friday, July 7, 2017 Tom Potter Charity supporters raised £2,000 by attending events staged two days apart. Video: ‘Awesome’ global games ends in four-medal haul for Felixstowe transplant athlete Friday, July 7, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk athlete’s journey home from international competition was weighed down by her latest haul of medals for Great Britain. Scottish send-off for headteacher, James Leese, at St Mary’s Primary School, in Woodbridge Friday, July 7, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk school gave its departing headteacher a Scottish-style send-off. ‘Mindless vandalism’ to Woodbridge’s public toilets may cost thousands to repair Friday, July 7, 2017 Tom Potter Two public toilets have been closed indefinitely in a Suffolk town following acts of ‘mindless vandalism’, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage. Family finds hedgehog buried beneath surface of road following work Thursday, July 6, 2017 Tom Potter A momentary oversight caused road workers to make an unfortunate error when they accidentally entombed a hedgehog in asphalt. Two men held on Class A drug charges following arrests in Ipswich Thursday, July 6, 2017 Tom Potter Two men have been remanded in custody after being charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs. Had your bike stolen in the last month? Police could have some good news for you Thursday, July 6, 2017 Tom Potter Police are seeking the owners of bikes recovered from a home in Ipswich. Independent Thoroughfare traders launch as Parkside Shops, with special promotions, in Woodbridge Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Tom Potter A group of independent shops are banding together to host a day of special promotions, as part of a new collective venture on a Suffolk high street. Prize-winning produce, classic cars, music, fun and games at Grundisburgh Village Show Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Tom Potter A village show will feature prize vegetables, flowers and crafts in a 39 metre marquee on Saturday, July 15. Presenter Dermot O’Leary’s emotional final trip to old home in north Essex before parents’ move Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Tom Potter Essex born television personality Dermot O’Leary made a final visit to his childhood home before his parents return to Ireland. Woman in 50s flown to hospital after falling from horse in Semer Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Tom Potter A woman was flown to Colchester hospital from a Suffolk village following an equestrian accident. Champagne, canapes and musical numbers in garden of Woodbridge care home Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Tom Potter Care home residents and their families were joined by people from the wider Woodbridge community for a music soiree. Ed Sheeran quits Twitter – Can’t fathom why people dislike him so much Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Tom Potter Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has been put off Twitter by hostile comments.