LOCAL NEWS UPDATE 24/7/2018
Written by Mike Stewart on 24 July, 2018
POLICE APPEAL FOR HELP AFTER SEX ATTACK
Detectives are appealing for witnesses, after a woman was sexually assaulted in Kenninghall.
It happened on Thursday July 12th at about 11.30pm, when a woman in her 40s was approached from behind, while walking along Garboldisham Road.
She was pulled to the ground, but the man fled when the victim resisted.
The suspect is described as being around 5ft 4 inches tall and was wearing jeans and a dark-coloured hooded jacket.
Police are keen to hear from any witnesses or anyone with information. They’re asked to contact Thetford CID on 101 or contact Crimestoppers.
D-I-Y WASTE FEES ARE TO STAY
Charges for leaving do-it-yourself waste at council recycling sites in Norfolk are to stay in place.
A move to drop or suspend the fees, which were introduced in April, has been rejected by the county council.
It’s said that the number of visits to recycling sites is now about average again, although the figure had fallen during the first month of the new fees.
The county’s controlling Conservative group has said it will look at the charges in due course.
Household waste is not affected.
INVESTIGATION AFTER DRAIN COVERS ARE PLACED ON RAIL TRACKS
Train services between Norwich and London faced delays this morning, after drain covers were placed on the tracks near Diss.
One train, which hit the covers, was cancelled and other peaktime services were delayed.
Greater Anglia says that putting objects on rail tracks is a dangerous action….. and could prove fatal. An investigation is underway.
SUFFOLK MOVE TO REDUCE ROADWORK HOLD-UPS
A move’s underway in Suffolk to improve problems faced by the county’s motorists from roadworks.
The county council’s highways division is looking at how utility companies book and carry out maintenance.
It’s thought that more could be done to improve management including advance warnings, signage, and the time spent on site.
RE-SURFACING AT ROYDON
And motorists may face delays due to re-surfacing work on a main road in Roydon tomorrow.
The work will be taking place on the A1066, near the Denmark Lane junction, with stop-go boards in operation.
TOWN SECURE THEIR FOURTH NEW SIGNING
Ipswich Town have signed their fourth new player of the close season.
Striker Ellis Harrison has joined from Bristol Rovers for a fee of £750,000 on a two-year deal.