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Felixstowe news

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A company working on the multi-million pound restoration of Felixstowe’s nationally-acclaimed seafront gardens was paid £350,000 of taxpayers’ money to terminate the contract, it has been revealed.

Two people were taken to hospital after a accident in a Felixstowe car park which ended with a car in a hedge.

Shipspotters gathered along the approach to the Port of Felixstowe to welcome the arrival of the world’s biggest container ship, which can carry more than 21,000 20ft containers.

Extra police will be on duty at Felixstowe following recent terror attacks as the resort hosts the largest Armed Forces Weekend event in the region.

A woman in her 50s has received neck and shoulder injuries following a two-car crash in Felixstowe this afternoon.

Work to build a new pierhead at Felixstowe reached another milestone this weerk as the domes on top of the towers were delicately lifted into place.

Gardeners are being encouraged to help make felixstowe look its floral best this summer – by taking part in a range of competitions to show off their green fingers.

The older brother of a little boy who came close to death has raised over £865 for The Sick Children’s Trust to say thank you for helping his parents.

It was a really funny night. Funny ‘ha ha’ yes but also, just a little bit, funny weird.

Ian Watson says it will be business as usual at Felixstowe & Walton next season, the former Felixstowe Harpers boss having been appointed joint-manager, alongside Kevin O’Donnell.

Some businesses in Felixstowe were left without electricity and unable to serve customers today after a power cut struck the town centre.

A 40ft lorry has overturned on the A14 Dock Spur roundabout in Felixstowe causing severe delays in the area.

Pre-season has started at Felixstowe, with the respective men’s and women’s teams providing a very good mix of players.

It won’t have the same ring as a Caroline 319 jingle, or even the original 199, but the station has announced it will be broadcasting on a new wavelength – of 648 kHz.

A car has crashed into a row of parked cars in Felixstowe this morning causing damage to three vehicles.

A car has crashed into a row of parked cars in Felixstowe this morning causing damage to three vehicles.

Armed police have been patrolling Felixstowe Promenade as part of stepped up policing following the terrorist attack on Monday last week.

A team of specialists are currently in Felixstowe to remove a dead whale which washed up on the beach over the weekend.

Eight people have received a resort’s highest accolade for their outstanding service to the town at its annual community awards.

Police have closed their missing person appeal for Daniel Hare, 19, from Felixstowe as he has been found safe and well.

Visitors to Felixstowe seafront are being warned to keep off a section of beach following some severe and sudden erosion.

Members of four kite clubs will be showing off their skills at a special family festival at Felixstowe this weekend.

Felixstowe & Walton United have signed Leiston winger Joe Francis, after the former Corby Town man left Victory Road earlier this month.

A burglar who was caught after a homeowner was alerted to a break in at her Trimley home by an app on her mobile phone has been jailed for more than two years.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley will make his last appearance in the dugout on Monday night, when the Marketmen face Lowestoft Town in the Suffolk Premier Cup final at Colchester United.

Youngsters have a calm and relaxing new environment to inspire a love of reading.

With a clash of swords and firing of muskets, Felixstowe will see a Dutch invasion this summer – 350 years since forces from Holland once before tried to take the town.

A Suffolk charity which helps disabled adults and children learn how to sail has been hit with a business rate bill of more than £800 - that it would not have to pay if it were a commercial business.

A Suffolk diver has been personally thanked by the relative of a serviceman killed on a warship sunk by a German torpedo for leading an undersea expedition to honour those who died.

One of Suffolk’s most iconic and popular eating places will soon be going up in the world – quite literally.

It may be the first time he has fought any election, but Cameron Matthews is not daunted by the unenviable task of trying to unseat a Government minister.

People in the Felixstowe area are being invited to join a coffee morning to talk freely and positively about how to plan for dying, death and bereavement.

Community leaders are being urged to consider extending the summertime ban on dogs on a resort’s holiday beach – and keep the pets off its whole coastline.

A burglar who committed three break-ins in the Felixstowe area in March will be sentenced later this month.

A critical care nurse is to take on her first ever open-water swimming challenge in memory of her best friend who she lost to meningitis.

An army of volunteers is needed to help say ‘Thank You’ to the armed forces – past and present – at a major event this summer.

A Suffolk man’s petition calling for compulsory mental health education in schools has just days left to reach its 100,000 signature target to generate a debate in the House of Commons.

Film fans will have good reason to sing ‘I do like to be beside the seaside’ this summer when a resort stages a free open-air cinema day on its seafront.

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