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Have your say on Halstead policing and crime at public meeting

People living or working in Halstead have been invited to give their views on local crime and policing in a public meeting at the start of next month.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Man denies causing death of Pebmarsh woman by dangerous driving

A 72-year-old man has denied causing the death of a great-grandmother from Pebmarsh by dangerous driving.

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Police have powers to confiscate and crush vehicles used in hare coursing

Hare courser warning as harvest clears fields

A land owners’ organisation has joined police in warning people not to tackle gangs of hare coursers themselves following ‘vicious’ attacks.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Sudbury man jailed for three years for role in robbery

A man from Sudbury has been jailed for his role in the robbery of a woman as she was being held over a steep drop into a subway.

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The Very Reverend Martin Thrower, of Hadleigh, was convicted of voyeurism.

Hadleigh clergyman avoids jail after being found photographing teenage boy in public toilet

A senior Hadleigh clergyman who took nearly 600 images of men in public toilets on his phone was spared jail at his sentencing earlier today.

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Corrie McKeague

Updated: Police forensics to check incinerated waste for Corrie connection

Police searching incinerated waste have found material that will be forensically checked to see if it connected with missing airman Corrie McKeague.

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Pair of vehicles stolen from outside Hadleigh home

Two vehicles were stolen from outside a home in Hadleigh earlier this week, resulting in a police appeal for information.

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Corrie McKeague

Landfill search for missing Corrie to end with no trace found of airman

The search of a landfill site to find Corrie McKeague will finish this afternoon - with no trace found of the missing airman.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Sudbury man faces jail time after being convicted of robbery

A man from Sudbury has been warned that he faces a prison sentence after being convicted of robbing a woman as she was held over a steep drop into a subway.

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Sudbury man jailed in £2.5m cocaine operation fails to overturn sentence

A Sudbury man jailed for a £2.5m drugs plot — in which cocaine was stashed in a secret wardrobe compartment — has failed in a bid to clear his name.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Former Suffolk school governor given suspended sentence for making indecent images

A former chairman of governors at a Suffolk school who was convicted of secretly filming a girl changing her clothes has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Hadleigh businessman loses appeal against conviction for selling unsafe goods

A Hadleigh businessman has lost an appeal against his conviction last year for selling unsafe medical equipment and children’s scooters.

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Business premises in Hadleigh broken into early this morning

A break-in which occurred at a business in Hadleigh in the early hours of this morning may be linked to two other incidents, according to Suffolk Police.

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Long Melford Football Club

‘Mindless louts’ target Long Melford youth football pitches

Long Melford Football Club has expressed shock and outrage after a trio of youths smashed dozens of glass bottles over its youth pitches last week.

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Police recommend using a hitch lock (red device)  to help secure caravans

Police warning after series of Suffolk caravan thefts

Suffolk Police are issuing security advice to caravan owners following a number of caravan thefts in the county.

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Appeal for witnesses after cyclist injured in Sudbury hit-and-run

A cyclist was injured in a hit-and-run incident in Sudbury last week, prompting a police appeal for witnesses.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Sudbury man given 16-month sentence for arson offence in Great Cornard

A 20-year-old man has been sent to a Young Offenders Institution for starting a fire which caused tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage to a flat in Great Cornard.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Sex abuse allegations for Alpheton harpist

One of the world’s most renowned harpists, who has played privately for the Royal family, has appeared in court accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy.

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Police appeal after vehicle thefts occur in Sudbury

Suffolk Police has called for vigilance and appealed for witnesses following a number of vehicle thefts in Sudbury.

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Norwich Crown Court.

Hadleigh clergyman caught filming man in toilet had 600 similar images on phone, court hears

A married clergyman from Hadleigh who was caught filming a young man in a public toilet had nearly 600 similar images on his phone, a court heard yesterday.

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