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Commuters faced long delays at early morning rush hour

Video: Ipswich commuters express frustration at early morning train chaos

Commuters at Ipswich train station voiced their frustrations this morning as they faced hours of delays following a signal fault in Stowmarket.

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More than 40 vehicles stopped during six hour multi-agency operation in Kesgrave

More than 40 vehicles were stopped and checked during a six-hour multi-agency operation in Kesgrave on Sunday.

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Players from Ipswich Town Football Club made a special Christmas visit to the Bergholt childrens ward at Ipswich hospital. The children received presents and got to have a chat with the players.
L-R Teddy Bishop, Daryl Murphy, Jospeh Slater, Jay Tabb, Teddy Bishop.

Ipswich Town players visit St Elizabeth Hospice and Ipswich Hospital to spread Christmas cheer and give presents to patients

The stars of Ipswich Town were out and about spreading Christmas cheer yesterday with visits to patients in Ipswich.

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Suffolk County Council is preparing for major cuts.

Government slashes Suffolk County Council’s settlement grant by 2% while Essex County Council must save £49m

Local authorities across the region are getting a substantial cut in Whitehall grants next year as the Government imposes an average 1.8% funding cut across the country.

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Group of young girls followed twice by a man in Kersey Close, Stowmarket

A group of young girls, aged around 10, were followed by white man wearing a grey hooded jumper in Stowmarket.

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This beautiful little robin photo was taken this week by Frances Crickmore

Gallery: iwitness members spreading Christmas cheer with festive photos

Red is the dominant colour this week - from rosy red noses to claret decorations and the bright red of Santa’s suit.

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DanceEast Spring 2015 season,  Spring Showcase

Ipswich-based DanceEast ready to move you with new spring-summer season

New work, one night only exclusives and the first Be Moved community dance festival. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage previews DanceEast’s spring-summer season.

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Shirley Darroch as Fairy Aubergine in rock 'n' roll panto Jack and the Beanstalk at the New Wolsey. Pictures: Mike Kwasniak

New Wolsey’s rock ‘n’ roll panto will celebrate 1,000 performances with forthcoming showing of Beauty and the Beast

The New Wolsey can’t be approaching its 1,000th rock ‘n’ roll panto performance already - oh yes it can!

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All singing and dancing - The King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds stage a stunning performance of Grease to packed audiences

Grease is the word as King Edward VI School show wows audiences night after night

More than 100 pupils from four west Suffolk schools came together to produce a performance of Grease the musical in Bury St Edmunds.

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Great Yarmouth singer Neil Francis. Picture by: Day Clifford

Video: YouTube video of singer Neil Francis doing impromptu performance of Erasure’s A Little Respect at Tube station goes viral

He can usually be found singing in the pubs, clubs and holiday parks around his home in Great Yarmouth - but now fans around the world are logging onto hear Neil Francis sing.

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Coronation Street actor Charlie Condou, appearing in Jack and the Beanstalk in Clacton

Corrie star Charlie Condou has high hopes for Jack and the Beanstalk at Princes Theatre, Clacton

It’s Coronation Street star Charlie Condou’s first day of rehearsals for Jack and the Beanstalk at Clacton’s Princes Theatre when I call. It’s not got off to a great start. He was up at 5.30am with his ill son and train delays meant he arrived late. He’s still excited though.

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Who knew that Santa's a Town Fan? He has discarded his traditonal red hat for a new blue one to show his allegiance along with one of his Elves. Photograph Simon Parker

Meet Santa Claus, the Super Blues’ newest super fan!

It seems Ipswich Town has a new supporter – Santa Claus himself!

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Paul Geater and David Ellesmere take at look at the former Ipswich Sugar Beet Factory.

Is property development the right role for local authority?

Over the last few weeks Ipswich council appears to be taking on a major new role – as a property developer both in the heart of the town and on the outskirts, in fact just outside the borough.

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This beautiful little robin photo was taken this week by Frances Crickmore

Gallery: iwitness members spreading Christmas cheer with festive photos

Red is the dominant colour this week - from rosy red noses to claret decorations and the bright red of Santa’s suit.

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Who knew that Santa's a Town Fan? He has discarded his traditonal red hat for a new blue one to show his allegiance along with one of his Elves. Photograph Simon Parker

Meet Santa Claus, the Super Blues’ newest super fan!

It seems Ipswich Town has a new supporter – Santa Claus himself!

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Ipswich Town academy director Bryan Klug and Under-18s coach Gerard Nash.

Klug confident plenty more academy players will follow in the footsteps of Bishop and Clarke

Ipswich Town academy director Bryan Klug is confident a new generation of homegrown stars are about to emerge at the club.

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Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town could be backed by 4,700 fans at Southampton in the FA Cup

Ipswich Town supporters are quickly snapping up the initial allocation of 3,100 away tickets for the FA Cup third round tie at Southampton after they went on sale this morning.

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Action from tonight's FA Youth Cup tie. Ipswich Town's Cemal Ramadan surges into the Colchester penalty area.

Ipswich Town Youths win penalty shoot-out at Colchester United

Colchester United Youths 0 Ipswich Town Youths 0

(Ipswich won 4-2 on penalties)

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Ipswich Town midfielder Teddy Bishop.

Teddy Bishop already has Premier League quality, says McCarthy

Ipswich Town’s teenage starlet Teddy Bishop already has Premier League quality.

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The senior leaders at the Broom Heath Cyclo-cross from the front: Stephen James, Sean Dunlea and Matthew Webber

Sean Dunlea sprint is too much for Stephen James in Broome Heath Scramble

There was a nail-biting finish to round off a brilliant day at the Broome Heath Scramble near Bungay.

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Tom Emery from St Joseph's College attacking with the ball during the win against Dartford Grammar in the NatWest Cup

St Joseph’s College beat Dartford Grammar to reach last 16 of NatWest Schools Rugby Cup

St Joseph’s College has won a place in the last 16 of the Under-18 NatWest National Schools Rugby Cup by triumphing over unbeaten Dartford Grammar School 37-11.

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AFC Sudbury's Correy Davidson (red) who scored a slick brace against Mildenhall Town in Suffolk Premier Cup action on Tuesday evening

Suffolk Premier Cup report - AFC Sudbury 3 Mildenhall Town 1. Correy Davidson bags slick brace as Sudbury reach last four

AFC Sudbury eased through to the last four of the Suffolk Premier Cup, thanks to three first-half goals against Mildenhall Town on Tuesday night.

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Needham Market captain Kem Izzet (left), who will take up the position of head coach when the new joint-academy opens in the summer

Needham Market and Brantham Athletic set to join forces in opening of a new academy

Needham Market and Brantham Athletic Football Clubs are joining forces to expand the Marketmen’s current academy.

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