Emily Townsend Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Chief reporter email@example.com @emilyltownsend Senior reporter Family's tribute after sudden death of 'bubbly, gorgeous' Kirsty, 30 Thursday, November 7, 2019 Emily Townsend The heartbroken family of a "beautiful, bubbly" 30-year-old from Suffolk who they described as the "sparkle in the room" are leading tributes to their much-loved daughter, girlfriend, sister and auntie. Suffolk-based psychiatrist suspended over sexual misconduct Thursday, November 7, 2019 Emily Townsend A psychiatrist working at the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been suspended after a tribunal found his behaviour amounted to misconduct. Ipswich in top 20 most expensive station car parks outside London Thursday, October 31, 2019 Emily Townsend The most expensive railway station car parks outside London have been revealed - and Ipswich is ranked in the top 20. Video Ipswich flats 'unfit for habitation', MP tells Grenfell debate Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Emily Townsend Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has claimed St Francis Tower, home to hundreds of people, is "no longer fit for habitation" during a debate on the Grenfell disaster in Parliament today. Popular Waterfront café closing after death of founder Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Emily Townsend La Tour Cycle Café - one of Ipswich's most popular eateries and community venues on the town's Waterfront - is closing. Strictly star brings dancing tour to Suffolk Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Emily Townsend Former Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff is waltzing into Bury St Edmunds in 2020 - and she's bringing former Dancing on Ice winner Jake Quickenden with her. Video Neighbours in shock after man stabbed near popular pub Monday, October 28, 2019 Emily Townsend People living on a Suffolk housing estate have expressed their shock and concern at an "escalation of violence" after a stabbing left a man in his 20s fighting for his life. Which Suffolk schools have the highest levels of 'persistently absent' pupils? Monday, October 28, 2019 Emily Townsend One in nine school pupils in Suffolk repeatedly miss classes, it has emerged. Search intensifies for missing 46-year-old Jonathan Swart Sunday, October 27, 2019 Emily Townsend The search for a 46-year-old man who went missing from his home in Wangford, Suffolk, has intensified. Orwell Bridge reopens after police incident Sunday, October 27, 2019 Emily Townsend The A14 Orwell Bridge has reopened after a police incident closed the westbound carriageway. Dramatic pictures of car smashed into bollards outside row of shops Sunday, October 27, 2019 Emily Townsend Pictures have emerged of a car that appears to have crashed into bollards outside a row of shops in Ravenswood, Ipswich. Psychiatrist at Suffolk's mental health trust facing sexual misconduct allegations Sunday, October 27, 2019 Emily Townsend An NHS psychiatrist currently working at Suffolk's mental health trust is facing allegations of sexual misconduct towards five female colleagues in Portsmouth, it has been revealed. These roadworks projects on A14 and A12 could delay your journey this week Sunday, October 27, 2019 Emily Townsend Highways England have announced a number of planned roadworks in Suffolk and north Essex this week, including on the A14 and A12. Video Man fighting for his life after stabbing in car park Saturday, October 26, 2019 Emily Townsend A man in his 20s was stabbed during a fight with four or five men in a car park outside a pub on the Moreton Hall estate in Bury St Edmunds, police have confirmed. Teenager arrested over Ipswich sex attack released under investigation Saturday, October 26, 2019 Emily Townsend Police investigating a sexual assault in Ipswich have released a man under investigation. Video Police tape off area near pub after reports of stabbing Saturday, October 26, 2019 Emily Townsend There is a heavy police presence on the Moreton Hall estate in Bury St Edmunds this morning after reports of a stabbing. Fourth arrest at Stansted Airport over deaths of 39 migrants Saturday, October 26, 2019 Emily Townsend Police in Essex are continuing to question four people over the deaths of 39 migrants whose bodies were found inside a lorry in Grays. Former Ipswich Hospital nurse suspended over drink-driving conviction Saturday, October 26, 2019 Emily Townsend A Suffolk nurse caught drink-driving twice in three years has been suspended after a tribunal panel found she had been dishonest. Police chase sees man arrested for drink and drug driving Saturday, October 26, 2019 Emily Townsend A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police after a chase in Bury St Edmunds overnight. Video Will the Orwell Bridge shut in today's strong winds? Saturday, October 26, 2019 Emily Townsend Strong winds with gusts of up to 40mph are due to batter Suffolk and north Essex today, but will the Orwell Bridge shut? Children put at risk of 'significant accident or injury' at 'inadequate' nursery Friday, October 25, 2019 Emily Townsend A nursery in Trimley St Mary near Felixstowe has been placed in special measures by Ofsted over concerns about children's safety, it has emerged. Concern over long waits as 'teething problems' reported at hospital unit Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Emily Townsend Hospital patients have taken to social media to air their views on "teething problems" at the new urgent treatment centre next to Colchester Hospital's A&E. 'Visit and see for yourselves' say nursing home bosses after damning review Monday, October 21, 2019 Emily Townsend Staff at a nursing home in Kesgrave, recently rated 'inadequate' by a health watchdog, have taken the unusual step to invite people in - and see conditions for themselves. Breaking High street fashion chain with shops in Ipswich and Felixstowe collapses Friday, October 18, 2019 Emily Townsend Fashion retailer Bonmarché - which has stores in Ipswich, Felixstowe and Bury St Edmunds - has collapsed into administration, putting almost 2,900 jobs at risk, administrators have said. 'Two-hour delay' in sending police to scene where woman was stabbed 173 times Thursday, October 17, 2019 Emily Townsend Police in Essex have been urged to improve their call handling procedures after 34-year-old Suzanne Brown, from Braintree, was killed by her partner in a "frenzied attack". Updated Fire engulfs ground floor of cottage Saturday, October 12, 2019 Emily Townsend Firefighters tackled a blaze in the ground floor of a two-storey cottage in Bruisyard, near Saxmundham, this morning. WARNING: Giant digger from Sizewell B could cause delays on A14 and A12 Friday, October 11, 2019 Emily Townsend A huge excavator from Sizewell B is being escorted by police on major roads such as the A14 and A12 in Suffolk tomorrow. Nursing home where resident 'tried to clean teeth with razor' in special measures Friday, October 11, 2019 Emily Townsend A nursing home in Kesgrave is now in special measures after a watchdog published a damning assessment of its services. Firefighters called to help remove ring from person's finger Friday, October 11, 2019 Emily Townsend Fire crews are currently working to remove a ring from a person's finger in Hadleigh. Live Today's breaking news as it happens Friday, October 11, 2019 Emily Townsend Stay up to date with all the latest travel, crime and weather news from across Suffolk and north Essex with our live blog.