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The remains of a Roman Monumental Arcade, which
formed part of the gateway to Claudius Temple, has been discovered.

Experts have come across the ruins of a 120-metre-long arcade, which provided a frontage to the Temple of Claudius, in Colchester.

07:00
Suffolk County Council deputy leader Christopher Hudson.

Suffolk County Council deputy leader Christopher Hudson has denied allegations made against him when asked by party bosses.

34 minutes ago
New homes on the edge of Woodbridge could have a 'major impact' on the town's riverscape.

Proposals for 215 new homes on the edge of the town will have a “major impact” on the its historic riverscape, claim objectors.

07:00
The view from the top of Southwold High Street

One of Suffolk’s most popular holiday destinations is set to lose its tourist information centre before the summer season.

Yesterday, 19:38
An artist's impression of the street scene at Wolsey Grange.

A rejected bid to create almost 500 homes on land near Ipswich is to be reconsidered – following allegations a district councillor was handed a note during the original hearing.

Yesterday, 19:00

A trolley bus at the junction of Duke Street (right) and Fore Hamlet (behind the bus) in April 1963. (Photo by Alan Valentine).

It is more than 50 years since the last trolley bus service ran on the streets of Ipswich, writes David Kindred.

Ipswich Town

Town v Crystal Palace U21  



Pictured is Teddy Bishop.

Midfielder Teddy Bishop remains determined to be involved in Ipswich Town’s promotion chase as he inches ever closer to his long-awaited return from injury.

Yesterday, 16:36
Teddy Bishop could be back in full training next month

Teddy Bishop could return to first-team training in early March, after enlisting the help of Team GB Olympic doctor Noel Pollock during his comeback from a hamstring tendon injury and shin splints.

Yesterday, 13:28
Nick Hayes, second from left and Andre Dozzell, third from right, line up for England Under 17s for their game against Germany

A trio of Ipswich Town youngsters were involved for England Under 17s as they went down 2-0 to Holland in their final game at the Torneio Internacional do Algarve in Portugal this afternoon.

Yesterday, 13:02
Josh Emmanuel, pictured playing for the first team at Brentford on the opening day, played for the under 21s at Griffin Park.

A second-half goal from Chris Smith earned a young Ipswich Town under 21 side a point away at Brentford yesterday.

Mon, 17:27
Keiran Morphew

Needham Market midfielder Keiran Morphew will have to wait for his chance to impress Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy after picking up a groin injury in the 0-0 draw at Lewes on Saturday.

Mon, 12:10
Birmingham City's Lloyd Dyer (right) West Bromwich Albion's Chris Brunt battle for the ball during the FA Cup Fourth Round match at St Andrews, Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday January 24, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Birmingham. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos.

Ipswich Town are reportedly close to announcing the addition of free agent winger Lloyd Dyer on a short-term deal.

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My first car

Friday, January 29, 2016
Jeff Hurst and his friend working on his 1937 Ford 8 Model Y.

Jeff Hurst tells of learning to drive in and learning how to mend his first car – a 1937 Ford 8 Model Y.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Carrie Secker and her mum in the Fiat 126 she called Racy-Acey.

It was small, red, Italian and sporty – Carrie Secker loved her little Fiat 126.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Ken Lake and his mates resprayed his sickly red 1957 Mark 2 Ford Consul  light blue.

Ken Lake was glad his mates’ help respraying his Ford Consul and pushing it on their road trip reward.

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Yesterday, 11:15
Dress rehearsal of Cabaret at Farlingaye High school. Harry Longbottom and Verity Poulston as Cliff and Sally.

Fifty years since it first hit the stage, this boundary-pushing musical is still worth making a song and dance about. The cast of Cabaret are saying ‘willkommen, bienvenue, welcome’ to Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge, this week.

Yesterday, 09:37

Today as we mark Shrove Tuesday and the last day before Lent, we have dug into our archives of pancake day photos.

Yesterday, 16:48

Students at a Suffolk school are performing its version of a popular West End play this week.

They say “never meet your heroes”, but Fun Lovin’ Criminals’ Huey Morgan was proud to call him friend. He tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage why the music world will never see his like again and why music needs to take more risks.

Yesterday, 10:45

Quick, garish, hilarious truths fired out in format not even borderline offensive; the line is a dot to Frankie Boyle. Yet he still had an Ipswich audience rolling in the aisles, nodding and cheering in empathy at his shocking jokes and political and life values that many fear to express.

Mon, 21:15

‘Don’t run our country down. Go to India and then you’ll see the difference. We’re so well-off’

Sport

Yesterday, 22:26
Needham Market (red shirts) V Grays Athletic, Ryman Premier Division.
Needhams Markets Kem Izzet tussles with an opponent.

Needham Market recorded their second successive goalless draw as Mark Morsley’s men were held by 10th-placed Grays Athletic at Bloomfields, on Tuesday.

Yesterday, 14:39

A street-length water slide will be coming to Colchester town centre this summer - the perfect opportunity for daredevils to make a splash and support a worthy cause.

Yesterday, 12:00

Ipswich head coach Nick Drane believes the dream of winning promotion this season is over, after an 88-84 defeat at Derbyshire Arrows on Saturday left them with a record of eight wins and six losses.

Yesterday, 11:47

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley says his team have to adapt better to life at the bottom of the Ryman Premier and the spectre of a relegation battle, ahead of tonight’s crunch home clash with Grays.

Yesterday, 11:37

AFC Sudbury could strengthen their position at the top of Ryman North tonight with victory at Maldon & Tiptree, but prolific goalscorer Craig Parker is refusing to consider title glory as a foregone conclusion for Jamie Godbold’s side.

Yesterday, 10:06

Ipswich Wanderers’ scheduled trip to Bowers and Pitsea, for the two sides’ FA Vase replay, has been postponed.

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Mon, 14:39
The morning after

It was a dark and stormy night... which was probably why three-year-old George and 11-month-old Wil woke up at 4am, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

My husband is a mamil – a middle-aged man in Lycra, writes Ellen Widdup.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

It all started with the Christmas gift of a pom-pom, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

This week’s figures about the failure of developers to build enough new homes across Suffolk show just how serious the position is for people trying to find somewhere to live in the county.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Anyone who burns candles with a diameter wider than a small thumbnail will be familiar with the problem of tunnelling − whether they know it or not, writes Sheena Grant.

Business

Yesterday, 13:48
Jo Harris worked at the B&M store in Copdock until 2013, and despite being an employee there was issued two fines of £70 for parking.

A group of former employees at a store in Ipswich have been left distraught after car park fines mistakenly issued more than two years ago has left them facing a court appearance.

06:00

Visit East Anglia (VEA) has launched a promotion to attract more Dutch visitors following a successful bid under the Government’s GREAT UK Challenge Fund.

Yesterday, 16:37

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa has been named as a finalist in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence.

Yesterday, 09:26

British Airways is to start flying from Stansted Airport this summer, it was announced today.

Yesterday, 06:00

Around 25 members of the Norwegian Greenkeepers’ Association visited Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarter in Ipswich as part of their annual conference.