Woodbridge news

Sunday, April 23, 2017

More than £2,000 was raised at The Bell Inn’s 10th annual bike show and meet, which was described as “absolutely brilliant” by organisers.

A father-of-three from Kesgrave is running the London Marathon on Sunday in memory of a friend and colleague who died of a cardiomyopathy related heart attack.

A Suffolk primary school’s football team came face-to-face with their sporting heroes today when Ipswich Town stars David McGoldrick and Emyr Huws popped in to say hello.

More than 150 competitors saddled up and took part in the Ipswich Horse Society’s charity horse show at Trinity Park yesterday.

A man who was paralysed on a ski trip as a teenager is taking on the London Marathon in memory of his father.

A burglar with a drug habit costing more than £250 a day who targeted a string of houses in the Woodbridge area has been jailed for four years.

More than £75,000 has been given away to good causes in Suffolk to recognise the outstanding work they do in the community.

A daredevil four-year-old boy from Kesgrave is causing a stir on social media with his incredible scooter skills.

A woman who was allegedly attacked by a stranger as she waited for a train at a deserted Suffolk railway station has denied that her account of what happened was “pure imagination and fantasy”.

A mother-of-two from Melton has become the third strongest woman on the planet after putting in a powerhouse performance at the World Strongwoman finals in America.

The first lamb of the year at the National Trust’s Sutton Hoo site was born in the blustery early hours of this morning - and there was only one name that instantly came to mind.

Bags of cannabis plants have been removed from the scene of a house fire in Ipswich as the chief firefighter on the scene confirms no one was in building at the time of the blaze.

A shoplifter who was able to walk out of Ipswich’s John Lewis five times in six weeks with high-value items before being caught has been jailed for 16 months.

A former Ipswich and England hockey player, who also captained Suffolk County Ladies’ golf team, passed away just before Christmas.

The forefather of a celebrated Suffolk business, which now employs 1,300 people at 18 garden centres throughout the country, has been honoured with a permanent memorial.

A road on the outskirts of Ipswich was closed after a three-vehicle road traffic collision.

A family run off-licence and grocers in Ipswich is closing its doors for good after 40 years trading in the town.

Developers have won permission to convert an empty Suffolk police station into new homes at the third time of asking.

An Ipswich primary school has been given a rare prestigious award honouring their sports provision.

Women are being encouraged to get their entry in to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2017 in Ipswich.

A serial disqualified driver has been jailed for 10 weeks after police caught him behind the wheel again when banned.

Last week an American girl came to work in our office, writes working mum-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Paratroopers teamed up with RAF helicopter crews in a training mission which taught a new generation of pilots and enhanced their abilities working together.

Motorists could be set for delays on the A14 this morning after a heavy goods vehicle broke down blocking one of the lanes near Seven Hills.

Proposals have been submitted for the first phase of a major project to refurbish public leisure centres in three Suffolk towns.

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