max temp: 15°C

min temp: 11°C


Ipswich: Teacher in court on child porn charges

14:41 03 January 2013

William Stansbury

William Stansbury


A FORMER assistant head teacher of one of Suffolk’s top schools has appeared in court charged with making more than 44,000 child porn images.


William Stansbury is facing five charges relating the period between April 2005 and August 2012.

The 45-year-old, who taught at Ipswich School in Henley Road, Ipswich, made his first appearance on the allegations before South East Suffolk Magistrates Court yesterday.

Stansbury, formerly of Dock Street, Stokebridge Maltings, Ipswich, did not enter a plea during the hearing.

Prosecutor Emma Howson said the allegations involved 44,132 images. These allegedly ranged from those in the least serious grading for child pornography to others in the most serious categories.

Stansbury was released on conditional bail until February 11, when the case is due to be committed to Ipswich Crown Court.



Sharon Halls and Daniel Compton's baby, Evie

An Ipswich couple have launched a desperate online appeal to raise at least £184,000 for the care of a premature baby born 12 weeks early in the Dominican Republic.

Accident near Hintlesham causes delays.

There are delays on the A1071 near Hintlesham following an accident involving a car and motorbike this morning.

Felixstowe's Martello Tower P, in Langer Road, open as part of Felixstowe's Heritage weekend.

A project to restore a defensive fort dating back to the Napoleonic era has received a £50,000 boost from a heritage funding cash pot.

Anne Humphrys and Bec Jasper have set up PACT support group for parents and families of children with disabilities.

Huge increases in the number of children in Suffolk suffering from mental health problems were today laid bare - amid major concerns about the quality of services youngsters receive.

B&Q in Anglia Retail Park will close by 2017.

Home improvement giant B&Q is set to close one of its biggest Suffolk stores - at Anglia Retail Park on the edge of Ipswich, it can be revealed.

Web fire

A kitchen fire was extinguished in Walder Grave Way, Manningtree, this afternoon.

A two-year-old was freed from a car in Stowmarket today.

Police are keen to speak to the driver of a lorry who they believe can help with their enquires into a related incident on the A140.

An Accurist watch has been stolen in Ipswich town centre.

No further criminal action against police officer

No further criminal action will be taken against a Suffolk police officer arrested on suspicion of misconduct and breaching confidential data laws.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages