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Yesterday, 20:00

A Martlesham man is angry after a booked trip on a steam train up Snowdon was cancelled due to an obese family taking up all the room in his carriage.

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Yesterday, 18:08

A 170-tonne electricity transformer the size of a bungalow is being transported along the A12 in Suffolk on Saturday.

Yesterday, 17:43

Chinese backers yesterday signed important financial agreements connected to the construction of Suffolk’s yet-to-be-approved Sizewell C nuclear power station.

Yesterday, 17:25

A 15-year-old girl missing from Ipswich has been found, according to Suffolk police officers.

Yesterday, 17:05

A 32-year-old autistic woman from Ipswich has hosted a Macmillan coffee morning in memory of her mother, who died of cancer two years ago.

Yesterday, 15:03

And depending how significant the prize, or the emotional attachment to it, their fates can range from living out their days in a dusty draw to taking pride of place on your (or your parent’s) mantelpiece.

Yesterday, 15:03

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a nine-year-old girl reported being approached by two men on bicycles in Ipswich.

Ipswich Town

Tue, 22:59

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy highlighted the performances of Josh Emmanuel, Jonas Knudsen and Tom Lawrence as positives after tonight’s goalless home draw with high-flying Brighton.

Tue, 22:00

Ipswich Town couldn’t capitalise on Brighton finishing the game with 10 men as they played out a second successive goalless draw at Portman Road in front of their lowest league attendance in almost four years.

Tue, 18:40

Ipswich Town have an opportunity to quickly bounce back from a 1-0 defeat to Leeds as they host Brighton and Hove Albion at Portman Road tonight.

Tue, 12:22

Ipswich Town’s next home game takes place tonight – but how well do you know the opposition?

Tue, 12:00

Ipswich Town captain Luke Chambers says the team has got to start trying to entertain the fans more ahead of tonight’s Championship clash with Brighton at Portman Road (7.45pm ko).

Tue, 07:00

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers feels criticism of him playing at right-back has been unjustified, but admits he’d love to nail down his preferred position of centre-back again.

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

A 1951 Humber Super Snipe put Adrian Cannon on the road and, with a friend’s help, taught him a valuable lesson of money-saving mechanical maintenance.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Tony Martin enjoyed many ‘manoeuvres’ and journeys of discovery while in the Army with Fred his trusty Austin Seven.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Ian McLauchlin recalls some quirks of his Citroen 2CV and relives a humorous case of mistaken identity.

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Thousands of bikers from across the country and even Europe head for Ipswich’s Trinity Park this Sunday for the annual Copdock Motorcycle Show.

Wed, 10:36

A secret bidder last week paid £6,200 for the iconic Ed Sheer-Ham artwork from the Pigs Gone Wild trail and today we can reveal the real buyer was actually Suffolk singer and star of the new Bridget Jones movie, Ed Sheeran.

Mon, 13:33

Strictly Come Dancing officially started at the weekend, with Daisy Lowe now at the top of the leaderboard and Ed Balls at the bottom.

It’s been nearly 50 years since women workers at Ford’s Dagenham plant went on strike for equal rights, writes Wayne Savage, who met two of them as a new production of Made In Dagenham comes to the New Wolsey.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Suffolk’s finest talent had a date at the Ipswich Regent on Saturday night.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

PJ Proby has a refreshingly forthright view about how his life has changed since the heady days of the 1960, when he was one of the biggest - and most notorious - names in pop music.

Sport

Tue, 21:37

Crawley Town 1 Colchester United 1

Tue, 20:44

England manager Sam Allardyce has left the position after just one match in charge.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, was very disappointed with his side’s display in today’s 2-1 home defeat to Accrington Stanley.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Colchester United 1 Accrington Stanley 2

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Kurtis Guthrie is relishing his roving role, in Colchester United’s midfield, and has targeted a challenging goals tally for the season.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 10:19

This week’s report on Hidden Needs in Suffolk has been seen as something of an eye-opener because it shows deprivation is not confined to the council estates of our largest towns, writes Paul Geater.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Apparently, a new iPhone was launched earlier this month, writes Thrifty Living columnist Sheena Grant.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

I am awfully sceptical of anyone or anything purporting to have magic powers, writes mother-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Monday, September 19, 2016

George is four, writes proud grandmother Lynne Mortimer.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

When is the best time for children to start learning money management skills? asks Sheena Grant.

Business

Yesterday, 06:00

Two technology businesses based at BT’s Adastral Park complex at Martlesham Heath have teamed up to create an innovative security system.

Wed, 09:55

Sainsbury’s has posted a second consecutive quarterly fall in sales amid the continuing supermarket price war.

Wed, 06:00

Plans for a new drive to boost productivity in Suffolk and Norfolk are being drawn up by the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Tue, 17:42

Plumb Center owner Wolseley is set to axe up to 800 jobs as part of a restructuring that will see it shut 80 branches and a distribution centre.

Tue, 17:35

PR professionals from Essex and Suffolk have been celebrating a string of successes in the Anglia, Thames and Chiltern regional round of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ annual PRide Awards.