Tom Potter East Suffolk reporter email@example.com @TomPotterEADT Teen remanded to appear at crown court charged with robbery of 81-year-old Ipswich man 30 minutes ago Tom Potter A teenager has appeared in court charged in connection with the robbery of an 81-year-old Ipswich man. Police called to reports of ‘ugly’ fight outside Ipswich pub 09:13 Tom Potter Police were called to reports of a fight outside an Ipswich pub – in what one witness described as “chaotic” scenes. Man, 18, arrested in connection with attempted sex assault in Ipswich Yesterday, 12:05 Tom Potter A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted sexual assault following reports of an attack on a woman in an Ipswich street. Stansted Airport activists convicted of security offence Yesterday, 15:50 Tom Potter Activists who brought Stansted Airport flights to a standstill have been convicted of an aviation security offence. Triple tragedy on region’s roads as three die in weekend crashes Yesterday, 07:30 Tom Potter Three lives were lost over a weekend of tragedy on the region’s roads. Video Cool crowd turns out for an ice weekend in Suffolk town Sunday, December 9, 2018 Tom Potter Suffolk may have enjoyed an almost frost-free winter so far, but the big freeze descended on one town this weekend – and so did scores of visitors enticed by the ice. Christmas crowds enjoy Ipswich park’s festive fayre Sunday, December 9, 2018 Tom Potter Festive spirit was in rich supply as an Ipswich park hosted unique handmade gifts and produce for its annual Christmas Fayre. ‘Disruptive passengers’ delay train between Norwich and London Saturday, December 8, 2018 Tom Potter A mainline train between Norwich and London was delayed due to ‘disruptive passengers’. Call for action to curb reliance on police for mental health response Saturday, December 8, 2018 Tom Potter Fundamental change has been requested to curtail the “unreasonable” time taken up by police on mental health issues. Sex attack investigation after woman followed and grabbed from behind in Ipswich Saturday, December 8, 2018 Tom Potter A woman was left badly shaken after being followed along an Ipswich street and grabbed from behind in a ‘horrifying’ late night attack. Live updates as the Tavis Spencer-Aitkens murder trial continues Thursday, December 6, 2018 Tom Potter The trial of six people accused of the murder of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens enters its second day today. Newsagents flat fire trial adjourned until April Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Tom Potter The trial of a man accused of setting light to a flat above a Suffolk newsagents has been adjourned until next April. Charity highlights five-fold increase in cases of child neglect and cruelty Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Tom Potter Cases of child cruelty and neglect increased five times in as many years across Suffolk, according to the NSPCC. Woman caught with bag of speed after police descend on Suffolk address Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Tom Potter A woman has been convicted of amphetamine possession following the execution of a warrant at a Suffolk address. ‘Flour bombing’ teen sentenced for ‘nasty attack’ on woman Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Tom Potter A teenager who lost his job and college place, and was subjected to “worldwide opprobrium”, must now repay the community for his part in a “nasty attack” on a vulnerable woman. Members of public ‘pin down’ Ipswich hot dog stand theft suspect Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Tom Potter Four members of the public are reported to have chased and held down a man suspected of stealing cash from the Hot Sausage Company in Ipswich’s Tavern Street. Former squaddie caught with knives and drugs in Ipswich Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Tom Potter An ex-soldier has avoided jail for carrying two knives on a night out in Ipswich. Unpaid work for teenager who bit passenger and police officer on train Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Tom Potter A teenager will have to carry out unpaid work for biting a rail passenger and police officer on a train between Ipswich and Norwich. £300 bill for man who punched Felixstowe beach shelter windows Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Tom Potter A man has been ordered to pay £300 towards the cost of repairing a beach shelter and police cell he vandalised. A McDonald’s run, a drunk Tesco trip and an alleyway brandy guzzle among latest drink-drive tales Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Tom Potter Eleven drink-drivers have been disqualified for a combined 18 years and fined £6,000. Food hygiene breaches and ‘dangerous’ electrics exposed at Suffolk café Friday, November 30, 2018 Tom Potter A Suffolk café owner has admitted breaching a string of hygiene and safety regulations. Ipswich doctor owes thousands for four years of unpaid council tax Friday, November 30, 2018 Tom Potter An doctor has been ordered to pay off a lump sum of the £5,398.55 he owes in council tax. Unforgettable trip for Jacee and family, thanks to support from charity Friday, November 30, 2018 Tom Potter A Suffolk schoolgirl took the trip of a lifetime to meet her favourite Disney idols, thanks to a charity for young victims of crime. Video Crackdown begins on ‘grossly irresponsible’ drink and drug-drivers Thursday, November 29, 2018 Tom Potter Police have sent an unequivocal message to anyone staking their freedom and safety by drink or drug-driving this Christmas. Man ejected from court for protesting driving offence sentence Thursday, November 29, 2018 Tom Potter A man was ejected from court for protesting the sentence handed to his lorry driver son-in-law for creating a false record of rest stops. Bookies ban for factory worker who threatened to destroy betting shop Thursday, November 29, 2018 Tom Potter An angry punter has been banned from bookmakers in a Suffolk town after threatening to destroy a betting shop and kicking a police officer. Drink-driving trucker banned after Port of Felixstowe breath test Thursday, November 29, 2018 Tom Potter A truck driver has paid with his livelihood for a night of drinking before being caught over the limit near the Port of Felixstowe. Probe launched into cause of ‘explosion’ and fire at Ipswich house Thursday, November 29, 2018 Tom Potter Firefighters were called to an unoccupied semi-detached Ipswich home following an explosion on Wednesday night. Ed Sheeran attends Portman Road to cheer on Ipswich Town Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Tom Potter Ipswich Town’s most famous supporter was in attendance at Portman Road to see his beloved Blues beaten by Bristol City on Wednesday night. Suffolk store knocks 60% off designer children’s clothing for charity Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Tom Potter Stacks of designer children’s clothing will be available at better than half price at a Suffolk shop on Thursday – with every penny of sales going to charity.