130617 HMRC scam warning

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are reminding residents to be alert for telephone scams after an incident in Ipswich.  On Monday 12th June, an elderly man received a phone call from someone saying they were from the tax office and that the resident owed money. He was then told he would be […]

Snape Village Hall AGM, 11th May 2017

Report from the Chair This report will start the same as last year in that it’s been another busy year for the village hall and we have once again achieved what we set out to do in terms of the refurbishment plan. We must start by thanking TJ Haworth-Culf and Maureen Jones for their support […]

070617 1 in 3 burglaries are because homes are left insecure

The following is a Police Connect message. More than a third of reported residential burglaries in April and May this year were as a result of an insecure door or window and Suffolk Police are urging residents to keep windows and doors locked to prevent becoming an ‘easy’ target for thieves during the summer months. Of […]

070617 Summer campaign to target drink & drug driving

The following is a Police Connect message. Police in Suffolk will be targeted motorists who drive under the influence of drink or drugs as part of a month-long campaign.     The campaign, which started on Thursday 1 June and lasts until 30 June and will see officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing Unit breathalysing any driver […]

060617 School Liaison PCSOs having a positive impact

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Constabulary’s three School Liaison Police Community Support Officers, employed specifically to work with schools to co-ordinate and promote the Constabulary’s new school engagement programme, are now in post and having a positive impact. The PCSOs, Norman Drew, Teresa England and John Wilkins will each cover one of […]

Statement following London Bridge terror attack

The following is a Police Connect message. With the tragic events that took place in London over the weekend, Suffolk Constabulary’s Chief Constable has moved to reassure local residents and visitors that although the county remains safe, the approach to policing will be continuously reviewed to help mitigate any potential further threats. The UK threat […]

300517 Suffolk Show – Please al low extra time for your journey

The following is a Police Connect message. The 2017 Suffolk Show gets underway tomorrow and police are reminding drivers that they may need to allow extra time for their journey.   The show takes place this year on Wednesday 31 May and Thursday 1 June at Trinity Park and police are urging motorists to be prepared […]

Controversial carpark proposal scrapped

Controversial proposals to build a carpark in one of Suffolk’s most treasured landscapes have been scrapped in the face of huge public opposition.       The site of the proposed car park is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Snape Maltings, the internationally renowned concert hall, had been exploring […]

Police report

  With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, Suffolk Police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.   The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre raised the threat level last night – meaning an attack not only remains highly likely but a further attack may be imminent.   Members of the public may […]