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Suffolk Police joins virtual 10k run to honour murdered Met Police officer

Suffolk Police are taking part in a virtual 10k run in memory of Matt Ratana, a Metropolitan Police sergeant who was murdered while on police duty in London last year. On Sunday, 18 April, officers and staff completed the course from Suffolk Police Headquarters to Woodbridge Rugby Club, with some participants running in their localContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Self-service refunds for Greater Anglia rail passengers

Greater Anglia has introduced a new service which allows customers to arrange their own refunds online. Self-service refunds are now available to passengers who have purchased their Smart Card tickets via Greater Anglia’s app or website. Traditionally customers who purchased tickets via the website or app would need to email or call the company’s SmartContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Kestrel team making positive impact

A countywide team dedicated to tackle criminal threats and challenges that emerge in a particular local area is making a positive impact. The Neighbourhood Crime Proactive team or ‘Kestrel’ team which was formed in August 2020, continues to play important role in supporting the force’s capability to dynamically deploy into a particular area for aContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…



Train punctuality reaches new record

Greater Anglia saw punctuality leap by almost 15% last year, with over 40,000 more services running on time than in 2019, figures reveal. Annual average punctuality has now reached a record 92.97%, beating the previous high of 92.77% achieved in June 2013. And 2021 has got off to a good start with over 94% ofContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Christmas Drink and Drug Driving Campaign Results

Over 80 people were arrested by police in Suffolk during the annual Christmas campaign highlighting the dangers of drink and drug driving. The month-long initiative, which began on Tuesday 1 December and ended on Friday 1 January, ran in conjunction with a UK-wide operation led by the National Police Chiefs’ Council. It saw officers carrying-outContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Louis excited to get ’20 plans confirmed

The Ipswich ‘Tru Plant’ Witches will compete in the Premiership in 2021 after plans for the upcoming season were confirmed following the latest British Speedway discussions. The Witches will take their spot in the top tier of British Speedway alongside Belle Vue, King’s Lynn, Peterborough, Sheffield and Wolverhampton with plans to begin the season onContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Greater Anglia reducing train services in response to pandemic

Greater Anglia is asking rail passengers to check before they travel as the train company is reducing its timetable from Monday 25 January. The company will continue to run services so that essential travellers can still get to work or medical appointments – with about 72 per cent of usual services still running. The moveContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


New parents claiming Child Benefit reminded to register births

Parents in East of England are being urged to register the birth of their newborns, so HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) can verify their Child Benefit claims. Normally, a birth must be registered before claiming Child Benefit. However, with some local register offices operating at reduced capacity and some parents unable to go to themContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Shop local this Christmas

With the lock-down lifted shoppers across East Suffolk can now look forward to returning to the high street in the run up to Christmas. With East Suffolk categorised as Tier 2 (high alert), non-essential shops, personal care businesses, gyms and the wider leisure sector are now reopened. This news will no doubt come as aContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…