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18th December 2018

Felixstowe News

Suffolk Constabulary to deliver 12 Days of Christmas Safety advice

Suffolk Constabulary has designed Christmas baubles to remind people to keep safe and within the law as the festive campaign is launched. #12DaysofChristmasSafety will run from today, Wednesday 12 December through until Christmas Eve with police delivering a series of crime prevention messages and guidance on a collection of baubles via the force’s social media

Drink/drug driving at Christmas – #NotTheUsualSuspects

“Not all drink-drivers this Christmas will be young men” – that is the message from Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies as both forces prepare to launch their winter campaigns. This is in support of the national drink-drive operation, reminding people that it is not always the ‘the usual suspects’ that drink and drive over the festive

New officers and cameras to combat speeding motorists

Suffolk Police has been provided with extra resources to tackle the issue of speeding in the county, in the form of additional enforcement officers and new cameras. Two additional Community Enforcement Officers (CEOs) have been recruited, doubling the number operating across the county to four. The two new officers will use Ford Transit Connect vans

Wear your Christmas jumper to support hospice

A local charity’s festive fundraiser returns this year and aims to get us all in our Christmas jumpers to raise money and support those facing Christmas with a terminal illness. St Elizabeth Hospice has today launched its third Woolly Pully Week which will take place from Monday 10 December to Sunday 16 December and is

New trains arrive in East Anglia

The first of Greater Anglia’s brand new Swiss trains has now arrived in East Anglia. The four-carriage bi-mode train, which will ultimately run on regional lines across the Greater Anglia network arrived today. It was pulled to Norwich by a locomotive and will now undergo a programme of testing around the network before it is

Beware of FAKE Poppy sales

With just a few days to go before Remembrance, The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is urging members of the British public to be extra vigilant when buying poppy merchandise for Remembrance this year. Their donations are intended to support Armed Forces community men, women, veterans and their families. Instead they could end up benefitting fraudsters

FREE Car Parking for Armistice Day and other events

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are planning to provide free parking at their car parks across east Suffolk on Armistice Day and in the build up to Christmas. “We feel it is important at this time of year that the local councils play their part in actively supporting the events being staged by our

Results from Felixstowe day of action

An operation to target criminals using Suffolk’s roads has seen more 50 vehicles stopped in Felixstowe. The operation at the Garrison Lane Car Park in the town was conducted by officers from the Scorpion Teams, Roads and Armed Policing Team, Road Casualty Reduction Team, Dog Unit, Neighbourhood Response Teams and Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub. Partner agencies

Burglary warning as clocks go back

As the clocks go back this weekend and the nights get darker, Suffolk police is urging the public to increase their vigilance around home and vehicle security. To prevent the seasonal increase in burglaries and theft from motor vehicles, the force is encouraging householders and motorists to follow some simple crime prevention advice to keep

Kirton – Vigilance urged after series of incidents

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a number of incidents in Bucklesham Road, Kirton over the weekend. A garage was broken into at some point between 6pm on Saturday 20th October and 9.05am on Sunday 21st October. A number of items were stolen including two motorbike helmets, power tools and hand tools. Three

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