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SuffolkNews Podcast: A143 crash victim named, residents and Leiston-cum-Sizewell Town Council rail against onshore energy project plans, Haverhill man exposed himself to female police officer and Yoxman statue near Aldeburgh brings national attention to Suffolk



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In today's podcast, we have the news that a tribute has appeared next to the A143 to a man who died in a crash on December 18.

A sign bearing the inscription ‘Phil Clarke 1990-2021’ has been erected by the road just inside the village boundary for Depden, close to Wickhambrook.

Mr Clarke was from the Haverhill area.

Residents as well as Leiston-cum-Sizewell Town Council have railed against plans for an onshore energy project which they say will destroy wildlife and ruin areas of natural beauty.

The Nautilus Multi-Purpose Interconnector project, being developed by National Grid Ventures (NGV), would see high voltage cables connect electricity-producing offshore wind farms to an onshore converter station in East Suffolk.

A 25-year-old man has been denied bail after admitting to a string of serious offences committed over the course of a single day.

Lucas Alves, of Abington Place, Haverhill, was arrested at the town's Tesco on December 6.

After Alves' arrest he exposed himself to a female officer.

A giant statue of a man which is being hailed as East Anglia’s answer to the Angel of the North has brought national attention to Yoxford village.

The 26ft high statue called the Yoxman has made national headlines this week and was even mentioned by BBC Radio One breakfast host Greg James on his show this morning.

A successful Haverhill business owner operating from her photography studio now has a very familiar neighbour after her mum opened a new shop.

Sasha Robinson, 24, owns Sasha’s Studios, which specialises in new-born and family portraits from its base at the MENTA Haverhill business centre.