PUBLISHED: 18:07 19 August 2018 Katy Sandalls Aaron Johnson, who has absconded from Hollesley Bay prison Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY Archant Yet another violent criminal was on the run last night after absconding from a Suffolk prison. Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNAaron Johnson was reported missing on Saturday night after failing to return to Hollesley Bay after attending a funeral.Johnson is serving a nine-year sentence for robbery, wounding and assault. Police warned members of the public not to approach him.The 34-year-old is the latest in a long line of serious offenders to abscond from the open prison in east Suffolk. Last December convicted murderer William Kerr sparked serious concerns after going on the run for hours after failing to return to a rendezvous point in Ipswich where he was on day release. He was eventually captured in Carr Street after a member of the public recognised him from a … [Read more...] about Calls for action as another violent criminal absconds from prison
Video PUBLISHED: 10:38 19 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:37 19 August 2018 Timm Klose is heavily linked with a return to Germany Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd Paul Chesterton Bundesliga outfit Hannover 96 are in talks with Norwich City to sign Timm Klose. Klose was heavily linked with Hannover earlier this summer but German tabloid newspaper Bild now report the clubs have opened negotiations to thrash out a deal for the central defender.Bild claim Hannover made their approach prior to the weekend’s Championship defeat at Sheffield United, with discussions on going regarding a fee between 2m and 4m Euros.Klose has 12 months left on his existing Carrow Road deal but City can still sell players into European transfer markets ahead of the August 31 deadline.The Swiss international had a successful stint in the Bundesliga at VfL Wolfsburg before moving to Carrow Road in January 2016 for a reported £8m fee.The 30-year-old is a popular figure with the … [Read more...] about Norwich City transfer rumours: Hannover step up Timm Klose pursuit
Opinion PUBLISHED: 15:52 19 August 2018 | UPDATED: 15:52 19 August 2018 Andy Warren Paul Hurst's Ipswich Town drew 1-1 with Aston Villa on Saturday with Trevoh Chalobah scoring the Blues' goal. Picture: STEVE WALLER Archant Andy Warren gives his Sunday verdict at the end of a week where Ipswich Town exited the Carabao Cup to Exeter and drew 1-1 with Aston Villa. Town manager Paul Hurst smiles during an exchange with Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce late in the game. Picture: STEVE WALLER WWW.STEPHENWALLER.COMAnd so a few more pieces of the Paul Hurst puzzle fall into place.We’ve been building a picture following the 43-year-old’s appointment in May, with every piece added along the way bringing cause for optimism.The only problem is we are not yet sure how the finished puzzle will come together or whether it will resemble the picture on the box when complete.That remains the case following Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Aston … [Read more...] about The Verdict: Villa draw adds more pieces to the Paul Hurst puzzle… but it’s nowhere near finished yet
Gallery PUBLISHED: 12:03 19 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:35 19 August 2018 Sophie Smith One of the Tour de Broads heats start at Whitlingham Country Park. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Copyright: Archant 2018 Around 2,000 cyclists took to the countryside for the Tour de Broads. Organised by independent bike shop Pedal Revolution for six years running, the event offered 25, 50, 75 and 100 mile and family routes from Whitlingham Broad Visitor Centre.Last year, across their events programme registered riders rode routes reaching a total of 226,658 miles pedalled on Norfolk roads.One of the riders on an unusual bike taking part in the Tour de Broads. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYNeil Turner, of Pedal Revolution, said: “I think it’s great to see so many people cycling and seeing part of the best landscapes for cycling - which we often take for granted.“What’s great is you can see so much bad press about cycling and an event like this shows you … [Read more...] about Can you spot yourself at the Tour de Broads?
PUBLISHED: 15:07 19 August 2018 | UPDATED: 15:07 19 August 2018 Chris Sillett was on target for Benhall in their season-opening win over Cops. Picture: STEVE WALLER © Copyright Stephen Waller Benhall St Mary got off to a flying start in the Touchline SIL Senior Division with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Coplestonians, writes Will Ridgard. Gavin Van Oene bagged a brace for defending champions Achilles. Picture: JAMES AGERThe visitors started brightly, but Benhall soon got into their stride with debutant Ryan Noy sweeping home a pull-back from fellow new-boy Tom Mower after 22 minutes. And that lead was soon doubled when a powerful move down the right saw Tom Winter pick out Mower to score a thumping header at the back post. ‘The Badgers’ added a third just before half-time when a delightful quick free-kick from Winter was met the head of Chris Sillett, who hung in the air to beat the goalkeeper. Sillett turned provider just moments after the restart as his … [Read more...] about SIL round-up: Winning starts for Benhall, Achilles and Felixstowe Harpers