Ipswich

Turkish insulation panel maker to build ?45m UK factory

The £45m insulation plant is planned to be operational by Autumn 2025 and Assan is also is planning to establish a new office in Ipswich to serve the UK market.
It will produce sandwich panels filled with Polyisocyanurate (PIR), mineral wool, or polyur…

Freeport East attracts ?45m investment

Assan Panel plans to locate its first UK manufacturing facility at Gateway 14 (Image credit: Freeport East)
A sustainable building materials business headquartered in Turkey has confirmed its plans to locate its first UK manufacturing facility at Gate…

A12 near Ipswich reopens 24 hours after driver killed in crash

Supt Chapman said: “We had concerns that fuel was leaking underneath the tanker, both as a fire risk as well as environmental impact, and risk assessments and safety measures were carried out, with contingency plans also made with our partners.”He said…

Lorry driver dies on A12 at Copdock after tanker overturns

A lorry driver has died after a fuel tanker overturned on the A12 in Suffolk.The emergency services were called to the Copdock Interchange near Ipswich – where the A12 meets the A14 – just after 04:30 BST on Sunday.The driver of the tanker, a man in hi…

Man pleads guilty after fatal crash on M25 in Waltham Abbey

Ethan Burdett, 67, of Ipswich Haven Marina in Ipswich, appeared at the Chelmsford Crown Court on Tuesday (April 16) where he admitted to the crime that was reportedly caused by careless driving.
The incident happened on August 23 in 2021 when the Roads…

Ipswich lorry driver Ethan Burdett admits M25 crash deaths

Ethan Burdett, 67 of Ipswich Haven Marina, appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on April 16 and pleaded guilty to four counts of causing death by careless driving.
Essex Police was called to the motorway near Waltham Abbey to reports of a crash in…

Car and lorry crash on A140 by Dunston Hall near Norwich

Emergency services have attended the scene on Ipswich Road outside Dunston Hall.
Four fire crews from Carrow, Long Stratton, Hethersett and Wymondham attended the crash.
The scene was made safe and passengers inside the vehicles were released using hyd…

Optimising insurance to alleviate financial pressure

Optimising insurance to alleviate financial pressures on transport & logistics businesses
Transport and logistics businesses across the UK are operating in an increasingly challenging economic environment. Some businesses are struggling to stay pro…

A14 shut near Needham Market after lorry overturns in crash

Officers were called to the eastbound carriageway, near to junction 51 for Needham Market, at about 11am on Wednesday. 
A spokesman for Suffolk police said the collision involved a lorry and a van. 
According to National Highways, a lorry has overturne…