Author: Mike Stewart

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MAN SENTENCED IN COURT FOR THROWING ROCKS AT PASSING CARS A court has heard that a South Norfolk man was suffering from schizophrenia, when he carried out about 100 incidents of throwing rocks at passing cars on local roads. 25 year old Aaron Hurley, from Langley, has been told by a Norwich Crown Court judge […]

FIREARM CASE ADJOURNED FOR STRESS REPORTS A court has heard that a Dickleburgh man, charged with possessing a banned firearm, is currently being assessed by the veteran’s charity, Combat Stress. The court’s also been told that 56 year old Paul Berryman has been diagnosed as suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.  Sentencing of Berryman, of Ipswich Road, […]

TWO STILL SOUGHT AS MAN ADMITS RAM RAID ON STORE Two men are still at large as a police hunt continues following a ram-raid on a Co-op store in Debenham two days ago. A third man has been in court and has been remanded in custody, after admitting a charge of burglary.  30 year old Jesse […]

TWO MEN STILL AT LARGE AFTER EARLY MORNING STORE RAM-RAID A hunt is continuing for two men after a ram-raid on a Co-op store in Debenham early yesterday morning. A third man was arrested a few hours after the robbery, following a major police search of the Syleham area.  30 year old Jesse Gatehouse, from Colchester, […]

MAN ARRESTED AFTER POLICE SEARCH OF SYLEHAM Police say a man from Essex has been arrested, after a ram raid on a Co-op store in Debenham overnight. The 30 year-old from Colchester was detained after a major search of the Syleham area, when a stolen transit van and car, used in the robbery, were found […]

BLAZE SWEEPS THROUGH HOUSE AND BARN An investigation is underway after a fire destroyed a house near Talconeston. The blaze at High Park Farm broke out yesterday evening, also sweeping through an adjoining converted barn and workshop.  Over 30 fire crew tackled the flames before bringing the fire under control after four hours. It’s said to […]

FIGHT TO SAVE HOSPITAL BEDS IN EYE A special meeting will take place in Eye later this month over the possible closure of the town’s NHS hospital beds. The meeting’s being organised by Hartismere Hospital League of Friends, which is keen to ensure that the ten beds at Hartismere Place are retained.  The group has already […]

NEW HOMES PLAN ON FORMER STATION SITE UP FOR DISCUSSION Plans to build homes on the old railway station site at Harleston are facing some opposition. A number of objections have been received about the development of 40 homes, including from the recently-formed Action for Harleston group.  The group was represented at a meeting of […]

INQUEST DELAYED FOR POLICE INQUIRY AFTER FATAL ROAD CRASH An inquest has heard that a police investigation is taking place involving possible criminal proceedings after a fatal road crash, near Harleston. It follows the death of 54 year old motor-cyclist Steven Mouncer, who was killed in a collision with a car at Needham last October.  Area […]

POLICE WARNING TO MOTORISTS AFTER ACCIDENTS Police have reported a series of accidents overnight and early this morning on local roads. They say that last night brought a busy time for the emergency services with several accidents.  Drivers were urged to slow down in the darkness, due to mud and wet leaves on road surfaces. […]

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