Tom Potter East Suffolk reporter email@example.com @TomPotterEADT Detectorist lands role in Suffolk-filmed television comedy’s third series Sunday, September 10, 2017 Tom Potter An amateur treasure hunter shared stories of his finds with one of the stars of BBC series Detectorists during filming of the third series in Suffolk . Diversion sign downed for more than a week during village roadworks Sunday, September 10, 2017 Tom Potter A sign warning of a road closure lay face down for more than a week outside a Suffolk village. Choir’s 34 performances provide musical accompaniment to historic churches Ride and Stride Sunday, September 10, 2017 Tom Potter A gang of roving choristers were among cyclists and walkers taking part in this year’s fundraising tour of historic Suffolk churches. Ipswich man released without charge after being questioned over links to fascist group Sunday, September 10, 2017 Tom Potter An Ipswich man arrested as part of an investigation into a banned neo-Nazi group has been released without charge. Radio Caroline legends return to Felixstowe seafront for commemorative weekend Sunday, September 10, 2017 Tom Potter Legends of the airwaves gathered to commemorate swashbuckling pirate radio station Radio Caroline’s revolutionary transmissions from a cargo ship anchored off Felixstowe. Rain stops play – but annual charity busk’s another fundraising success Saturday, September 9, 2017 Tom Potter Rain interrupted an annual charity busk in Woodbridge – but not before the fundraising five-piece collected £250 for a good cause. Group to share plans for shopping street access and parking solutions Saturday, September 9, 2017 Tom Potter A week long public exhibition will reveal plans to solve the problem of drivers ignoring access signs and parking restrictions on the main shopping street of a Suffolk town. Social workers return to Suffolk with EACH donation after tough Three Peaks Challenge Saturday, September 9, 2017 Tom Potter Four Suffolk social workers came within metres of conquering Britain’s three highest peaks – but still managed to raise more than £1,690 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). Cancer patient’s name included in striking campaign installation Friday, September 8, 2017 Tom Potter An Ipswich blood cancer patient’s name is among more than 100 to appear beside St Paul’s Cathedral as part of an awareness campaign. Ethical breeders group takes anti puppy farm campaign on the road Friday, September 8, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk animal welfare group took its campaign to end the practice of puppy farming to a national audience. Return of free circus for people with learning disabilities and autism Friday, September 8, 2017 Tom Potter A free circus for people with learning disabilities and autism returns to Suffolk this September, thanks to sponsorship from a care firm. Baker rises to occasion and whisks away award at industry Oscar night Thursday, September 7, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk baker has been crowned the best in the business at the industry’s equivalent to the Oscars. Channel swim teenagers ‘went off like rockets’ but kept pace for quick time Thursday, September 7, 2017 Tom Potter A group of speedy young swimmers shaved hours off their projected time to cross the English Channel – and had a close encounter with a finned companion along the way. Fundraiser completes ‘Tour de Suffolk’ as part of round pound charity campaign Thursday, September 7, 2017 Tom Potter With all the recent talk of cyclists crossing the county for the Tour of Britain, one fundraiser has already been there and done that. AXA staff help colleague honour Southwold roots with museum mission Thursday, September 7, 2017 Tom Potter A team of Ipswich office staff rolled up their sleeves and helped revamp a seaside museum. Poll: Pet walkers bite back at mandatory dog lead proposals Thursday, September 7, 2017 Tom Potter Dog walkers have unleashed their anger at ‘totally unnecessary’ plans to fine, or even make criminals of owners allowing their pets off the lead. Flags, window displays – and a man on his static bike – all ready for Tour Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Tom Potter Suffolk towns and villages along the route of this year’s Tour of Britain cycle race are gearing up for Friday’s stage six spectacle in their own unique ways. Thieves jump fence to steal 25 trees from Ufford nursery Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Tom Potter Thieves stole 25 trees from a nursery near Woodbridge. Government’s housing snub reversal could lead to developer ‘free-for-all’ Monday, September 4, 2017 Tom Potter A district council’s refusal to permit 560 homes on the approach to Felixstowe has been upended by the government. National award finalist nomination for village pub and its head chef Monday, September 4, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk pub and its head chef are in the running for national food awards this week. Proposals for social centre at village church to go on display Saturday, September 2, 2017 Tom Potter Plans to secure the future of a village church in Suffolk are set to go on display this month. How do you show a pumpkin like Maria? On a very large scale Saturday, September 2, 2017 Tom Potter When asked the secret behind growing freakishly large vegetables, capable of overshadowing rivals at the local village show, Maria Brenchley jokes: “I feed them cheese sandwiches.” Organisers hail packed crowds and talented acts for SummerFest success Friday, September 1, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk festival’s signature ‘silent discos’ proved more popular than ever as they capped each evening of the four-day music event. Follow six Suffolk sea swimmers today attempting to cross Channel Friday, September 1, 2017 Tom Potter A group of sea swimmers, believed to be among the youngest to ever attempt to cross the English Channel, have set off an their 21-mile journey. Gallery: Gallery of photos from this year’s Maui Waui Festival, in Theberton Thursday, August 31, 2017 Tom Potter A three-day festival celebrated its fifth year of music and cabaret in the countryside near Leiston. Did Charles II hide out in Ipswich? Historian to tell intriguing tale while discrediting old legend Thursday, August 31, 2017 Tom Potter A Suffolk historian will attempt to disprove a local legend, while, in doing so, uncovering the facts of an equally compelling tale. Parking spaces reduced by fifth during work to refurbish leisure centre Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Tom Potter A fifth of spaces in a town centre car park could be out of action for almost a year while regeneration of a leisure centre takes place. Mother of twins draws attention to problem of isolation in new parents Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Tom Potter An Ipswich mum has shed light on the common but often hidden problem of postnatal isolation. Video: Drummer Boy begins new future as statue is taken from Woodbridge for restoration Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Tom Potter Two years of uncertainty over the future of a Suffolk statue ended with a relieved send-off as it decamped for restoration this morning. No record-breaking temperatures for Suffolk and Essex this August bank holiday Monday, August 28, 2017 Tom Potter Bank holiday sun seekers enjoyed a late summer blast of beautifully warm weather across Suffolk.