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Simon O'Brien-Ellington with his wife, Claire.

Paths are for people, not for cars. That is the driving force behind a campaign started by Ipswich man Simon O’Brien-Ellington who says badly parked cars block access for wheelchair users, parents with pushchairs and blind people.

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Gemma Edgar and her son Noah with her brother Lee Relf, who has launched into fundraising for the Children's Eye Cancer Charity and is doing a sponsored cycle around Suffolk castles dressed as knights in honour of his nephew.

The uncle of a Colchester boy living with cancer is looking forward to embarking on a Knight Rider Challenge this weekend to raise funds for a charity that supports children with the disease.

17:52
A loo with a view in Pakefield

With so much to see and do on the Suffolk coast, a day trip is just never long enough - so why not make a weekend of it? Or even book a week-long holiday?

13:00
South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court

A teenage registered sex offender has been given a suspended prison term after police discovered he had moved to Ipswich from the Midlands without telling them.

Myrtle Turner teaches her last fitness class in Saxmundham after 52 years of teaching.

At 86 it’s not unexpected that all the members of Myrtle Turner’s fitness class would be younger than she is – but she is the session leader.

Pupils at Sprites Primary School have a junior pig named Mudlet that they have painted as part of Pigs Gone Wild project.

Can your children create a brightly coloured pig to rival those that have popped up around Ipswich this summer?

16:48
Search being co-ordinated at Jaywick for a missing kayaker

People are being urged to stay safe if they visit the seaside this summer after the death of a canoeist off the coast at Jaywick on Sunday.

Ipswich Town

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Ipswich Town traillist Roland Lamah battles with Charlton's Ezri Konsa during tonight's friendly. 
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Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy likes what he’s seen in Belgian international triallist Roland Lamah.

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Skipper Luke Chambers appeals as Christophe Berra goes over in the box late in the Charlton Athletic v Ipswich Town (Pre-season friendly) match at The Valley, London, on 26 July 2016.      
Picture: Steve Waller       
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Brett Pitman twice struck the crossbar as Ipswich Town were held to a goalless pre-season draw at League One side Charlton Athletic last night.

14:55
Teddy Bishop leaps a tackle in Ireland during pre-season. He will wear number 7 this season

Ipswich Town have revealed their squad numbers for the new Championship season this afternoon.

Yesterday, 12:00
Luke Chambers on the ball during the Cambridge United v Ipswich Town pre-season friendly match at Abbey Road, Cambridge.  Picture: 
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Skipper Luke Chambers says Ipswich Town will try to be more of a passing side this season.

Yesterday, 06:00
Town manager Mick McCarthy pictured at the Cambridge United v Ipswich Town (Pre-season friendly) match at Abbey Road, Cambridge, on 23 July 2016.  Picture: Steve Waller     
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Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy admits he is frustrated at not being able to able to get transfer deals done.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Come on: Town manager Mick McCarthy not happy on the touch-line during the Cambridge United v Ipswich Town (Pre-season friendly) match at Abbey Road, Cambridge, on 23 July 2016.      
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Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy said he ‘lost the plot’ with his players after they conceded a late equaliser in today’s 1-1 pre-season draw at League Two side Cambridge United.

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Sally Palmer, whose first car was a Renault Dauphine, sitting on her dad's Dauphine.

Sally Palmer’s first car, a Renault Dauphine, which she restored, with the help of her dad and sister, was a labour of love.

Friday, July 15, 2016
Maurice Hayward with his 1951 split windscreen Morris Minor.

Maurice Hayward tells of the ups and downs, highs and lows of an action-packed holiday in his fully-loaded Morris Minor.

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Tom Evans as a child in his first car.

From pedal car to bubble car and a couple of classic Citroens – Tom Evans tells of his ongoing motoring love affair.

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Pupils at Sprites Primary School have a junior pig named Mudlet that they have painted as part of Pigs Gone Wild project.

Can your children create a brightly coloured pig to rival those that have popped up around Ipswich this summer?

06:00

Film firm which has worked on Star Wars, The Apprentice, BFG and Jason Bourne films hopes to bring blockbusters to Suffolk

Yesterday, 17:58

“For too long, the schedules have cried out for a show in which dedicated amateurs, toiling day and night, handcraft sophisticated automatons built on the delicate interplay of hand-wired servo motors with custom-built circuit boards and fingertip motion control, just to see them get smashed to pieces by a dustbin carrying a massive hammer.

Yesterday, 13:35

What are we doing today? The summer holidays are here and to help parents in Suffolk we are offering a guide to 12 days out on the Suffolk coast that won’t cost a penny.

Yesterday, 14:57

A new Swallows and Amazons film, based on Arthur Ransome’s children’s outdoor adventure tale, is due for release on August 19. But how will it measure up to the 1974 original?

Yesterday, 11:52

Ipswich-based physical theatre company Gecko is a major name on the international stage but is not so well known at home. As artistic director Amit Lahav tells arts editor Andrew Clarke, all that is about to change

Sport

England's Harry Martin in 2014.

The greatest sporting spectacle on the planet is almost upon us once again.

14:34

MG’s British Touring Car Championship drivers Josh Cook and Ashley Sutton will be at Suffolk MG dealer Kerridges on Friday evening.

Yesterday, 22:32

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, was satisfied with his side’s performance during tonight’s latest pre-season friendly, against Premier League outfit Crystal Palace.

Yesterday, 16:17

He is one of the most recognisable, decorated and influential sportsmen on the planet – but Usain Bolt is now endorsing a product made in the heart of Suffolk.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Callum Wilkinson produced the performance of his life to be crowned a world champion over the weekend.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Tributes have been paid to a Suffolk rugby stalwart who dedicated his time to promoting grassroots rugby in the region and across England.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 19:00
It's hot up there!

You know it’s hot when your thighs stick together. For men out there, it’s more of a woman thing, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Ipswich MP Ben Gummer received a rapid, and somewhat unexpected, promotion last week to the very heart of the government machine in Whitehall, writes Paul Geater.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Last month, for my best friend’s birthday, I sent myself some flowers, writes Ellen Widdup.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Carpe diem – seize the day! writes Lynne Mortimer.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Ben Gummer’s plea to voters to get involved with the political process by joining a party – Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Green, anyone but UKIP – was interesting because it highlighted a major concern that politics is in danger of being hijacked by extremes, writes Paul Geater.

Business

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Filming for the new BBC comedy drama 'Detectorists' in Framilngham. Mackenzie Crook on the set.

Film firm which has worked on Star Wars, The Apprentice, BFG and Jason Bourne films hopes to bring blockbusters to Suffolk

15:22

A retail boss has scooped a royal accolade.

15:05

Business leaders from across east Suffolk have come together to back proposals for the region to get more devolved powers from the government.

Yesterday, 16:17

He is one of the most recognisable, decorated and influential sportsmen on the planet – but Usain Bolt is now endorsing a product made in the heart of Suffolk.

Yesterday, 06:00

Businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk will this week be urged to put their weight behind plans for a devolution deal with the Government, giving the region greater powers to boost growth and employment.