Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 7°C

Search

Felixstowe: Coastguard called to reports of capsized canoe

PUBLISHED: 07:08 15 July 2014 | UPDATED: 07:15 15 July 2014

Coastguard

Coastguard

Archant

The Thames Coastguard was called after reports of a capsized canoe in Felixstowe yesterday.

The coastguard received the call at 4.31pm with reports of the canoe, a paddle and fishing rod seen at Cobbalds Point.

Felixstowe Coastguard Rescue Team and Harwich RNLI Inshore Lifeboat were tasked but were stood down when, coincidentally, a person called reporting the loss of these items earlier in the day.

The Orwell Bridge remains open this morning but the strongest winds are expected after 8am.

Drivers are advised that it is “highly likely” the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk will shut during tomorrow morning’s rush hour amid forecasts of 65mph gusts.

A Suffolk NHS trust has been ranked one of the best of the country, despite experiencing its most challenging winter on record.

He’s a well known television personality, but what’s John Bishop like live? Reviewer ELLIS BARKER headed down to the Regent tonight for the first gig of his three-night stop in Ipswich.

Warnings issued of the Orwell Bridge’s third closure in as many weeks have prompted renewed calls for a northern bypass to be built.

An investigation into whether ambulance delays caused the deaths of patients in the East of England must be transparent and independent, a union leader has warned.

A couple who run a hedgehog rescue charity from their home near Stowmarket say they released more than 400 of the little animals into the wild just last year.

New volunteers are being sought to join the ranks of Suffolk’s Special Constabulary and help keep their county safe.

Two teenagers wanted in connection with the attempted murder of a 17-year-old in Colchester are still at large following a “targeted” attack.

Museum Friends raise £8,000 to support the Wolsey’s Angels exhibition at Christchurch Mansion

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24