Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 9°C

Search

Thurston: Farm staff and firefighters deal with straw stack blaze

09:54 26 January 2014

Archant

Farmworkers helped firefighters deal with a 250-tonne wheat and barley straw stack on fire at Thurston.

One crew from Bury St Edmunds attended the incident on open ground in Hollow Lane at 2.37am today.

The straw stack was close to a muck manure stack. The crew worked to establish a break between the two stacks, while farm staff assisted.

The incident was brought under control by 4.06am.

The fire is believed to have been started accidentally.

0 comments

Police in Ipswich were today investigating an allegation of a serious sexual assault near the town centre.

This weekend will see mild temperatures and a mix of rain, wind, cloud and sunshine.

Another person has been bailed over the stabbing in Ancaster Road, Ipswich.

Rail passengers are facing disruption on trains from Suffolk and Essex to Norwich – although services are starting to get back to the weekend timetable.

A blaze in the early hours in Claydon has damaged a children’s activity resource centre.

Youngsters from Ormiston Endeavour Academy in Ipswich joined up with their peers from Ormiston Victory Academy in Norwich last week for a combined skiing trip to Tonale, Italy – marking the start of what could be a more common tie-up between the two.

More than 60 people who previously never took part in any physical activity gathered at Gainsborough Sports Centre in Ipswich on Friday for the ActivIpswich new age kurling competition.

Police are searching for a man in a car who approached a nine-year-old girl in Stowmarket.

The Buttermarket Shopping Centre first opened on October 1, 1992 - a modern, glass fronted shopping centre with a green-theme.

More details have been unveiled for this year’s Raising the Bar Awards – with people across Suffolk being urged to get involved to celebrate those striving for excellence in education.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24