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Man denies showing schoolgirl explicit sexual image

An 84-year-old man has denied following a schoolgirl and showing her an explicit sexual image.

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Norfolk police commissioner orders full review of fire service governance switch

Norfolk police commissioner orders full review of fire service governance switch

A full study of potential reforms to how Norfolk’s police and fire services are governed is set to be commissioned, despite the opposition of council chiefs.

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Peter Wrighton

Peter Wrighton’s wound was so bad PC though pensioner’s own dog had attacked him

A policeman who saw the body of murdered dog walker Peter Wrighton said it looked like he had been attacked by his own pet, a court heard today.

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Alexander Palmer in 2010

Court hears Peter Wrighton’s alleged killer heard voice ‘telling him to stab strangers’

A former soldier who had a grudge against dog walkers murdered a complete stranger after ‘a voice in his head’ told him to kill someone, a court heard yesterday.

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Lauri Love

USA will not challenge High Court’s Lauri Love extradition decision

The Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed the USA is not going to appeal against the High Court’s ruling on the extradition of alleged hacker Lauri Love.

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Stephen Searle has been charged with Jessie Searle's murder

Inquest opens into death of ex-UKIP councillor’s wife

The wife of a former UKIP councillor was found dead at her home following a phone call to police by her husband, a coroner has heard.

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Bury roofer caught breaching cold calling ban 360 miles from home

A Bury St Edmunds roofer who was banned from cold calling at people’s homes, was caught after trying to overcharge a pensioner for work 360 miles away.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Rattlesden man, 31, denies indecent touching offences

A 31-year-old Rattlesden man pleaded not guilty to three indecent touching offences at Ipswich Crown Court on Tuesday.

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Fund raiser Bryan Garnham

Garage raider steals charity log seller’s essential chainsaw

A thief has stolen a chainsaw in spite of knowing it was essential equipment for a charity fundraising scheme.

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Police

Beyton death ‘not suspicious’

Police investigating the death of a 52-year-old woman from Beyton are now satisfied that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Dog owner found guilty of threatening man who was bitten by pit bull

A dog owner has been found guilty of trying to buy the silence of a man who was bitten by his pet.

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The Co-op Foodstore in High Street, Lavenham was ram raided in the early hours of Thursday, December 21

Two arrests in connection with Suffolk ram raids

Two people have been arrested in connection with a series of convenience store ram raids across Suffolk.

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Holly Watson from Sudbury, helping to launch knife amnetsy campaign 'Bin a Blade', pictured with Cheif Inspector Martin Barnes-Smith.

More than 20,000 knives deposited in Bin a Blade campaign

The number of blades deposited into knife amnesty bins in Suffolk has reached more than 20,000 since the scheme was introduced in 2010.

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Joan Cawcutt, of Brockdish, who died in a road accident in Wattisfield on Saturday, December 9.

Inquest opens on Wattisfield crash death

An inquest has been formally opened into the death of an 80-year-old woman in a collision at Wattisfield.

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Tim Passmore, Police and Crime Commissioner for Suffolk

MP calls on Home Office to fund £2.15m Corrie search

A Suffolk MP has called on the Government to reimburse the county’s police for the full cost of the search for Corrie McKeague.

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Ashtons Legal is moving to new premises at Fornham Business Court at Fornham St Martin. Pictured are Ashtons CEO Edward O'Rourke, with Andrew and Gina Long from Hall Farm, Fornham

Ashtons Legal to move out of Bury St Edmunds to purpose built centre at Fornham St Martin

Legal firm Ashtons Legal is moving into purpose-designed premises in Fornham St Martin over the next 18 months.

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Amy Arnold has won an employment tribunal case after she was subjected to 'less favourable treatment on the grounds of her sex (direct discrimination)' by UK Power Networks. '''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Red Lodge woman denied equal pay wins sex discrimination case against Bury employer

A woman has won a sex discrimination case against her Bury St Edmunds employer after being denied equal pay and a promotion.

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Suffolk Police acting  control room manager Phil Quickenden has been shortlisted for the first APD Control Room Awards

Suffolk Police supervisor listed in first UK emergency control room awards

A Suffolk Police supervisor has been shortlisted in the first national awards for emergency services’ control room staff.

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