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Man arrested as investigation of historic sex offences in Halstead continues

A man has been arrested as the police investigation into historical sexual offences at a former school in Halstead continues.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Hadleigh businessman guilty of selling unsafe goods wins appeal to reduce fines

A Suffolk businessman convicted of selling unsafe medical equipment and children’s scooters has won a reduction in the costs he must pay.

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Launch of Elmswell Fire and Police Station.

Pictured: Tim Passmore, Police and Crime Commissioner for Suffolk

Figures don’t stack up, warns Suffolk police boss after crunch talks

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Policing operation

Drivers caught flouting laws in Halstead policing operation

Fifty-six drivers were stopped for failing to wear a seat belt as part of a road policing operation in Halstead last week.

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Police on the scene of an RTC - Norfolk Police accident sign

Collision causes delays on A134 at Great Cornard

Motorists can expect delays on the A134 at Great Cornard, following a road accident this afternoon (Thursday).

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Charlotte Rayner at West Suffolk College, Suffolk Police Cadet of the Year
Picture Mark Westley

Sudbury student named Suffolk Police Cadet of the Year

Inspired by a talk from the police when she was a young girl, Charlotte Rayner has always dreamed of being a police officer.

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RECOGNITION: PC Christopher Garrod (middle) with Clare Euston Lord -Lieutenant of Suffolk and Chief Constable Gareth Wilson

Award is humbling says dedicated Hadleigh officer

Dedicated Hadleigh police officer Christopher Garrod has received a prestigious honour – after 21 years as a bobbie on the beat.

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Inspector Danny Cooper, left, with Inspector Peter Ferrie, whom he replaces as Inspector for Haverhill from April 4

Efforts to tackle speeding in and around Sudbury are working, says police boss

Sudbury has seen a real downward trend in anti-social behaviour, according to a police boss.

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Launch of Elmswell Fire and Police Station.

Pictured: Tim Passmore, Police and Crime Commissioner for Suffolk

Concerns raised over surge in Sudbury drug dealers

More and more drug dealers are leaving the bright lights of the capital and moving to Sudbury, it was revealed at a public meeting last week.

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Travellers move on to Station Road long-stay car park

Travellers occupy Sudbury car park

Travellers have moved on to a car park site in Sudbury.

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Suffolk PCC Tim Passmore, left, with Minister of State for Policing and
the Fire Service Nick Hurd

Suffolk Police ability to keep community safe ‘in jeopardy’ says PCC

Suffolk Police’s ability to keep the community safe is in jeopardy if it does not get more money, the county’s police and crime commissioner has said.

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Special constables target anti-social behaviour in Halstead

Special constables have carried out an operation to tackle anti-social behaviour in Halstead, after concerns were raised by local residents at a recent public meeting.

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Halstead teenager charged with possessing offensive weapon and obstructing police

A teenager from Halstead has been charged with possessing an offensive weapon and obstructing a police officer in their duty.

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Scam alert

Scam warning after false HMRC calls in Suffolk

Suffolk Police have warned of a telephone scam following reports this week that a number of residents have been contacted by a caller claiming to be from the tax office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Ipswich Crown Court

Great Cornard man avoids jail after downloading indecent images of children

A 52-year-old man from Great Cornard who admitted to downloading more than a hundred indecent images of children from the internet has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Matthew Bryan, left, and Lee Heane admitted 50 burglaries

Two jailed for 50 burglaries including seven in Suffolk and Norfolk

Two men have been jailed after admitting more than 50 burglaries across seven counties, including Suffolk and Norfolk.

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Full-time wheelchair user Kevin O'Connell was targeted by vandals who severely damaged his car by dragging a sharp object all over it. He is unhappy with the police response to the incident and believes cutbacks are to blame.



Picture: Mecha Morton

Cornard wheelchair user appalled at police response to vandalism incident

A disabled man, whose car was vandalised by “mindless thugs” at the weekend, has criticised the police response to the incident, saying he believes cutbacks are to blame.

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Victims threatened with screwdrivers in Great Cornard home robbery

A group of thieves threatened four people with screwdrivers as they robbed a home in Great Cornard earlier this week.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Hadleigh man guilty of sexually assaulting schoolboy given suspended sentence

A Hadleigh man who was found guilty of sexually assaulting a schoolboy nearly ten years ago has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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