LOCAL NEWS UPDATE 10/5/2018
Written by Tristan Bishop-Smith on 10 May, 2018
PAIR ROBS EYE CO-OP
Police are searching for two robbers who’ve stolen cash from a Co-op store in Eye.
The two, thought to be a man and a woman, had their faces covered when they entered the back of the shop in
Church Street yesterday evening.
They stole an amount of money after forcing a woman, who was working in the office, to open a safe.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers.
LAST BANK IN BUNGAY CLOSES
The last bank in Bungay has closed its doors for the final time this afternoon.
The closure of the Lloyds branch in the Market Place means that people in the town will have to travel about six miles to Beccles for the nearest bank.
It’s the fifth bank to pull out of the town in the last year.
SUSPECT DEVICE ON DISS ATM
Police have issued a warning after a suspect device was found on a cash machine at a Diss supermarket.
They were called out to the Tesco store when a possible card cloning device was spotted on the machine.
A Tesco spokesman has said that their ATM machines are regularly inspected and an engineer has since been out to check the machine at Diss.
HUNDREDS OF NEW SEATS AT REGION’S RAIL STATIONS
Greater Anglia has brought in hundreds of new seats on the platforms at its stations.
It’s part of a revamp of platforms with a mixture of new and replacement three-seater benches.
NORMAL RAIL SERVICE RUNS DESPITE STRIKE
Another 24 hour strike has been held by workers on Greater Anglia in the continuing dispute about the role of guards on trains.
The company says that it was able to run a normal service.
Football..and it’s been reported that Ipswich Town have been given permission by Scottish club St Mirren to speak to their manager Jack Ross.
Ross has been named as the Scottish P.F.A’s Manager of the Year after guiding his side to the Scottish Championship title this season.
Norwich City midfielder James Maddison should be ready for the start of the new season.
His knee ligament injury suffered during Saturday’s match is not as serious as first thought and he won’t need an operation.