Tom Potter East Suffolk reporter firstname.lastname@example.org @TomPotterEADT Elite group of candidates taking next step on path to becoming detective Thursday, November 16, 2017 Tom Potter From more than 2,000 hopefuls, a select group of just 18 were deemed suitable to become a Suffolk police detective. Why failing to declare your nationality in court could land you in jail Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Tom Potter A new law requiring court defendants to declare their nationality has alarmed racial equality campaigners. ‘No immediate plans to move police HQ’ despite potential for housing Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Tom Potter Suffolk’s crime commissioner has declared no immediate plan to move police headquarters, despite the site being earmarked for housing. Ipswich grandad’s sex assault left shop worker victim in need of therapy Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Tom Potter A shop assistant quit her job and now fears unfamiliar men after being sexually assaulted by an 80-year-old grandad at work. Four now set to stand trial in connection with Dean Stansby murder Monday, November 13, 2017 Tom Potter Three men charged in connection with the murder of a Trimley father-of-five will join a fourth on trial at Ipswich Crown Court. Communities gather for Remembrance services to remember the fallen Sunday, November 12, 2017 Tom Potter ‘At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them’. Churchgoers arrive for Remembrance service to find roof stripped of lead Saturday, November 11, 2017 Tom Potter A Remembrance Day service was marred by the discovery that thieves had stripped lead from the roof of a village church, causing inestimable damage. Video: Police launch gun amnesty in bid to keep weapons away from criminals Friday, November 10, 2017 Tom Potter Police across the region are launching a two-week amnesty on the surrender of guns. Police meeting demand despite ‘penny-wringing’ pressure on budgets Thursday, November 9, 2017 Tom Potter Police have been praised for managing to keep Suffolk safe in the face of financial constraints. To catch a coward – police persist in hunt for handbag snatcher Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Tom Potter Police continue to scour CCTV in an effort to identify a suspect for the violent mugging of a 79-year-old woman in Ipswich. Garden centre flats proposal hangs on affordable housing payout Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Tom Potter A bid to turn garden centre land into 24 flats will hinge on developers making a proper contribution to more affordable housing. Duo remain in custody facing GBH charges after man suffers stab wounds Monday, November 6, 2017 Tom Potter Two men charged in connection with an attack on a homeless man, left with stab wounds to the torso and a vital organ, have been remanded in custody following their first hearing. Housing estate left with ‘nothing to show’ for £10k public art handout Friday, November 3, 2017 Tom Potter Housing estate residents have accused authorities of ‘frittering away’ £10,000 they wanted to fund a public work of art. Video: Young poets honoured for creative writing at second award ceremony Thursday, November 2, 2017 Tom Potter Two dozen young laureates were rewarded for their literary talents at the final ceremony of an annual writing contest. Playing field fence’s kaleidoscopic makeover pleases (almost) everyone Thursday, November 2, 2017 Tom Potter A playing field fence was given a colourful makeover by volunteers aiming to complete 1,000 hours of service to their community. Video: Ode to Deben uncovers hidden depths and basks in river’s tranquil beauty Thursday, November 2, 2017 Tom Potter A feature-length documentary will be premiered on the side of the river it eulogises. Cooker cause of kitchen fire in Holbrook Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Tom Potter Two people took refuge in the garden of a property in Holbrook after a fire broke out in the kitchen this morning. Minister rules council was right to decide bid for homes on land it sold Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Tom Potter Government officials have ruled that a district council was at liberty to determine a proposal for new housing on land it sold to a developer. ‘Despicable’ robber jailed for another violent theft in Lowestoft Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Tom Potter A violent thief, jailed for ripping jewellery from the neck of a woman in a wheelchair, is back behind bars for violently robbing a deaf man he had known since childhood. Suspicious white Citroen Berlingo seen on farms amid rural crime spate Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Tom Potter Police have released an image of a van following a series of burglaries in rural Suffolk. Man, 29, appears in court over A12 crash at Kelvedon, as woman fights for life in hospital Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Tom Potter A man has been charged following a serious collision which left a woman with life-threatening injuries. Forty Halloween related incidents recorded by police overnight – but not one arrest Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Tom Potter Police recorded 40 Halloween related incidents last night, but not a single arrest was made in connection with the celebrations. Eight dead as van mows down cyclists and pedestrians in New York. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Tom Potter A man in a rented van mowed down cyclists and pedestrians in New York killing eight people in what the city’s mayor called “a particularly cowardly act of terror”. Frosty reception for Bloor Homes at meeting over forthcoming major road closure Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Tom Potter Housing developers were last night accused of potentially ‘ruining lives and business’ with the planned four-month closure of a ‘major arterial road’. One lane of A12 reopens following serious Kelvedon crash which left woman in hospital and man in custody Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Tom Potter One lane on the A12 northbound has now reopened after a serious collision at Kelvedon this morning. Creators of Comedy Carpet to share story behind giant public artwork at Snape Maltings Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Tom Potter Creators of a massive piece of public art are coming to Suffolk to discuss their testimonial treatise on great British comedy phrases. Housing firm announces £10k annual pledge for memorial conservation Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Tom Potter A housing firm has promised to donate £10,000 every year for the repair and conservation of war memorials in this region. Teenage boy left bruised and bloodied in collision with car outside Claydon High School Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Tom Potter A teenage boy was left bruised and bloodied in a collision with a car outside Claydon High School. Ask Bloor Homes about four-month Woods Lane closure in Melton this evening Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Tom Potter Housing developers will host a four-hour ‘drop-in’ meeting to discuss the closure of a road in Melton today. Cancellations between Ipswich and Felixstowe due to broken down freight train Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Tom Potter Rail services between Ipswich and Felixstowe have been cancelled due to a broken down freight train.