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Five news and sport stories you might have missed

PUBLISHED: 07:47 16 September 2018 | UPDATED: 08:01 16 September 2018

Runners in full flow during the first Simplyhealth Great East Run in 2017. Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Runners in full flow during the first Simplyhealth Great East Run in 2017. Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

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Just waking up? Here’s five news and sport stories you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Garrick Way in Ipswich. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTHGarrick Way in Ipswich. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH

1. Written warnings given to parents of teenage troublemakers on Ipswich housing estate

Parents of teenage troublemakers have been given written warnings for “failing to exert sufficient parental control over their children” following regular anti-social behaviour in in Castle Court and Garrick Way in Whitton.

Police pledged to develop an action plan to address the issue after 100 people attended a public meeting and described regular verbal abuse, frequent acts of criminal damage and even violence and arson attempts.

2. Campaigners vow to increase fight against sex offenders at Hollesley Bay following ‘farcical’ meeting

The proposals to house rapists, paedophiles and abusers in the open prison have provoked increasing concern in the community.

Hollesley Bay governor Declan Moore addresses the audience at Hollesley Village Hall Picture: ANDREW HIRSTHollesley Bay governor Declan Moore addresses the audience at Hollesley Village Hall Picture: ANDREW HIRST

Residents say they feel let down by authorities and are “taking matters into our own hands”.

3. Tennis legend Christine Truman Janes opens up about her husband’s fight with dementia

The 1950s, 60s and 70s tennis star, who won the French Open and reached the final of Wimbledon, has spoken about her husband’s battle with the condition.

The 77-year-old, who lives in Aldeburgh, also discussed her life in Suffolk and the secret to success.

Former world tennis star Christine Truman Janes with her husband Gerry Janes and manager at Woodbridge Lodge care home, Donna Minshull. Picture: KINGLSEY HEALTHCAREFormer world tennis star Christine Truman Janes with her husband Gerry Janes and manager at Woodbridge Lodge care home, Donna Minshull. Picture: KINGLSEY HEALTHCARE

4. More than 3,500 runners expected to descend on Ipswich for the Great East Run

The race day has arrived and our handy guide will tell you all you need to know about the event.

There are also a number of road closures so people are advised to check before they travel.

5. ‘We’ve gone from being hard to beat to easy to beat today’ - Ipswich Town’s Luke Chambers gives frank interview after Hull defeat

The Blues suffered their fourth defeat in seven league games and remain rooted to the bottom of the table.

Luke Chambers applauds the travelling fans after the loss at Hull City Picture PagepixLuke Chambers applauds the travelling fans after the loss at Hull City Picture Pagepix

Skipper Luke Chambers gave his honest assessment following the game where he aired his frustrations at Town’s winless start.

Two Ipswich residents have been left with bills of more than £1,000 between them after subjecting their neighbours to late-night, high-volume music by Status Quo and Natalie Imbruglia.

Police were unable to act on five cases of adults having sex with teenagers in their care over the last four years due to a legal loophole, the NSPCC has revealed.

Eagle-eyed shoppers will have noticed that the former Grimwade’s store in Ipswich town centre is fast transforming, and Pret A Manger will soon be opening their first store in town.

From rambling stories about dispensing sockfulls of change into an ATM to regaling the vagaries of living with a jazz musician, Irish funnyman David O’Doherty’s latest bonkers brand of comedy proved a hit.

An Ipswich teenager representing the town at the UK’s Youth Parliament has called for more action on knife crime during a debate in the House of Commons.

A crunch summit between Shotley Pier stakeholders is being held to try and decide on the plans for the future of the Suffolk tourist attraction.

Table tennis, jamaoke sessions and a ‘Quizzee Rascal Wednesday’ are all on offer at new Waterfront bar Wiff Waff opening tonight (Friday).

The new-look Cornhill will host thousands of people next week for the Ipswich Town Hall Christmas lights switch on.

If you are a parent of a three or four year old you will have received a letter from Suffolk County Council about school places this week. But what do you do next?

A motorist was stopped in Ipswich after vehicle checks found the car not to have a valid MOT.

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