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Discovery of World War Two devices spark two bomb alerts at Great Blakenham recycling centre this afternoon

Bomb disposal experts have been sent to a Suffolk recycling centre for the second time today after Second World War bombs were found among a consignment of scrap metal.

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A packed public meeting at Pinewood Community hall to hear the debate on the controversial proposals for a wind turbine on farmland at Wherstead, near Ipswich, earlier in the planning process.

Wherstead Parish Council chairman welcomes Babergh planners’ decision to reject Pannington wind turbine plans

Campaigners fighting the installation of a wind turbine in their community were celebrating yesterday after planning permission for the structure was refused.

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Burglary

Four burglaries in two days across Ipswich

A spate of burglaries is being investigated in Ipswich.

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Vacant land near Suffolk One could be home to an Aldi.

Aldi looking to build supermarket on the southern edge of Ipswich close to Tesco at Copdock

Discount supermarket giant Aldi is looking to build a new store at Pinewood on the southern edge of Ipswich.

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Could this area of Ipswich be extended?

Masterplan for 350 homes, a school, parks and employment areas for Chantry Vale on the southern fringe of Ipswich are resurrected

National housebuilder Taylor Wimpey is resurrecting plans for a major housing development on the southern fringe of Ipswich.

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Fire crews working to cut car driver out of his vehicle

Update: Norwich Road now open at mini double roundabout following crash between a car and a lorry

Two female patients were taken to Ipswich Hospital this morning following a collision between a car and a lorry in Ipswich.

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Ed Balls has raised the idea of an Easter Powerhouse.

The East needs a voice to compete with other regions

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls came up with a splendid suggestion the other day for an “Eastern Powerhouse” to drive forward the region’s economic growth.

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Lucia Aguilar-Gomez on her travels

A year of adventure, travel, new challenges and conquering fears - how a sabbatical changed one teacher’s life

Lucia Aguilar-Gomez thought long and hard about whether she dared take a year’s sabbatical from work.

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