Stowmarket deaths: Police treat death of woman as murder

Detectives investigating the deaths of a couple in Stowmarket are treating one of the deaths as murder following post-mortem examinations.

Ipswich Crown Court

Crowfield man denies alleged firearms offence

A man has appeared in court charged in connection with an alleged firearms offence in Crowfield.

Richard and Sarah Pitkin pictured at the opening of their tea shop

Police do not believe any other people are involved in deaths of Stowmarket couple

Detectives investigating the deaths of a couple in Stowmarket do not believe there are any other people involved.

Beacon House, Coroners Court in Ipswich

Mother of four died from spinal injuries in car crash, inquest told

A mother of four whose car crashed off a Suffolk road died from spinal injuries, an inquest heard.

Richard and Sarah Pitkin pictured when they opened their tea shop

UPDATE: Tributes paid to Stowmarket couple found dead at their home

A couple who were found dead at a house in Stowmarket have been named locally as Richard Pitkin and his wife Sarah.

Police news

Two people found dead at house in Stowmarket

A police scene is currently in place at a property in Stowmarket after two people were found dead.

Trinity Primary School has received an outstanding SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) report. It is the school's first ever report since it opened in September 2014.

Stowmarket school is rated as ‘outstanding’ in first ever inspection

A new school in Stowmarket has been praised as ‘outstanding’ in its first ever inspection.


Lead stolen from church roof in Little Stonham

Police are appealing for information after lead was stolen from the roof of a church in Little Stonham.

The Atkinsons Action Horses from the BBC's Poldark

Countdown begins to the Suffolk Show

Organisers of the Suffolk Show are preparing an action-packed programme with some new features for the celebration of the county’s heritage.

Ambulance service news

Cyclist taken to hospital in serious condition after collision in Stowmarket

A cyclist was taken to hospital in a serious condition after a collision in Stowmarket earlier this evening.

The Mayoress treads the boards at the Onehouse community centre panto

Panto proves a hit – and it’s not even Christmas

Around 100 people a night have been breaking with tradion and attending a panto at a village hall.

Accident news.

Man taken to hospital with ‘very serious leg injuries’ following collision in Bildeston

A man has been taken to hospital after suffering ‘very serious leg injuries’ in a collision in Bildeston this morning.

James Kettle, Anselm Gurney, Becky Cruikshank, Steve Ward, Olly Claydon, Alan Hartley, James Mullett, Carl Friar, Alison Hopgood

Elmswell man who suffered heart attack at leisure centre is reunited with his life-savers

A 68-year-old man who suffered a heart attack at a leisure centre has praised quick-thinking staff and paramedics for saving his life.


Car stolen in burglary in Creeting St Peter

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a burglary where a car was stolen in Creeting St Peter.

The 'sign2sing' event at Westgate Primary School in Bury St Edmunds.

Pupils in Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket enjoy signing and singing charity event

Pupils have been signing and singing this week to help vulnerable deaf children and adults.


Rail services cancelled due to repair works between Bury St Edmunds and Ely

Rail services between Ipswich and Peterborough are being cancelled or disrupted today due to emergency engineering work.

The incident in Crowfield - picture taken on Wednesday, January 18

UPDATE: Man charged with three offences including making threats to kill after Crowfield incident

A 43-year-old man has been charged following an incident in Crowfield earlier this month.

Ipswich Crown Court ANL-140617-141524001

Stowmarket man is found guilty of raping three women

A man from Stowmarket is facing a prison sentence after being convicted of raping three women.

Dr David Egan, a GP from Debenham and a Suffolk clinical commissioning group member, at Woolpit Health Centre where part of the film was shot.

VIDEO: Short film encourages patients to use pharmacies to reduce pressures on NHS

A short film has been produced to encourage residents to make greater use of pharmacies to help reduce the burden on NHS services.

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