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Five key stories you should have on your radar this morning

PUBLISHED: 07:14 28 August 2018

The Essex and Herts air ambulance was called to a serious crash in Mundon Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

The Essex and Herts air ambulance was called to a serious crash in Mundon Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

Saffron Photo 2017

Check below for five stories you should be aware of as the four-day week gets underway.

Air ambulance called to serious collision on the A12

The major road was closed to traffic for roughly three hours last night after a serious crash on the exit slip of the London-bound carriageway at Boreham.

Essex Police’s force control room took to social media to remind motorists not to call 999 to moan about the traffic.

‘Larger than life’ Ipswich businessman Bob Shelley dies

Tributes are being paid to ‘larger than life’ Ipswich businessman and radio celebrity Bob Shelley who has died at the age of 78.

Mr Shelley spent years on the airwaves at BBC Radio Suffolk and co-presented the Happy Hour show with Stephen Foster.

Five arrests after car crashes near Sproughton Wild Man pub

Police have arrested five suspects after a car reported stolen to police crashed near a popular Suffolk pub.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said the vehicle crashed in Bramford Road, near the Wild Man pub in Sproughton.

Mum breastfeeding baby in cafe told by fellow customer: ‘You’re putting me off my teacake’

Nikki Davis couldn’t believe the snide remark as she was accused of being part of the ‘mammary brigade’.

But the female customer responded that she found it “offensive” and the mums should feed their babies “in the toilet”.

Udder shock: Cow rescued by three fire engines

You heard us right, a cow was rescued by multiple fire crews after becoming stuck in a water-filled ditch in Blythburgh.

One fire engine from Lowestoft South and two from Halesworth were in attendance but struggled to access the livestock who was stuck on boggy ground.

Two knife wielding robbers threatened staff at an Ipswich convenience shop before fleeing on foot with cash and cigarettes.

A driver who was stopped in Ipswich for allegedly using a mobile phone behind the wheel has been arrested after reportedly giving a positive drugs test.

Members of the public crowded round to help after a man’s foot was struck by a car in Ipswich town centre.

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Uninsured drivers in Ipswich town centre were the latest targets of a week-long crackdown led by Suffolk Constabulary.

A learner motorcyclist had their bike seized after police found they had allegedly been riding with no rear brake pads.

A busy road near Ipswich is to be closed in an emergency for the best part of a day so that a lamppost can be replaced.

The mother of a disabled woman has hailed a new disability-friendly initiative launched at The Sailmakers.

A new design for Shotley Pier has been approved by the majority of stakeholders following a bout of tension over the future of the tourist attraction.

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