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A teenage girl was sexually assaulted in broad daylight after being harassed by a group of young boys in central Ipswich.

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A long-running memorial football match organised by colleagues of a train driver who died from cancer has raised more than £8,000 for the hospital that cared for him.

They sacrificed their lives for their country, so their children and grandchildren could live to see a better world.


Temperatures have dropped below 0C for the first time this season, but what does the rest of the week hold for Suffolk and north Essex?

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Heartfelt tributes have been paid to “the entertainment man of Woodbridge” who helped found a popular amateur dramatics group over four decades ago.

Cold callers are knocking on doors of businesses in Suffolk offering knife sharpening services, trading standards officers have warned.

Ipswich Town


Toto Nsiala is convinced Ipswich Town’s luck will soon change with the big defender hopeful an elusive first victory will spark their season into life.

Yesterday, 20:51

Ipswich Town’s Under 23s remain top of the league following tonight’s 4-1 victory over Coventry City. Andy Warren gives his thoughts on the game.Do

Yesterday, 14:55

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst says his players can’t look for excuses in their search for a first win of the season.

Yesterday, 11:18

Ipswich Town are 23rd in the Championship table and out of the Carabao Cup following a 10-game winless start to life under manager Paul Hurst.

Yesterday, 06:00

Karl Fuller dedicates his column to Kevin Beattie this week, the Ipswich legend who died last weekend. And enjoys some of his best memories of the Town legend

Yesterday, 12:00

In our new daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town history

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My first car

Monday, September 17, 2018

Graham Coe’s first car was a Ford Prefect 107E and he aimed to keep it as immaculate as the previous owner had done with plenty of polish and a plastic cover to protect it.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Duncan Bradford’s first car was a 1953 Ford Prefect 100E, his second – a Reliant Fox – was his first, and only, new car and he’still driving it.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

John Telford and his identical twin shared a Ford Popular but sometimes it ended in double trouble as he recalls here.

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We have now seen the fifteen celebrities take their first steps for our amusement - and with a massive 130-minute show to kick off the series, we have all the highlights from the first big show.


An Indian restaurant in Suffolk has been short-listed for an award honouring the best chefs in the industry.


Well, like so many men, the Bodyguard promised much, but ended up being a bit of a disappointment, didn’t it? says Liz Nice.

Yesterday, 17:31

Aspiring actors auditioned in the hope of landing the role of a lifetime alongside Stevi Ritchie and Atomic Kitten’s Natasha Hamilton in this year’s pantomime at the Ipswich Regent.

Yesterday, 12:51

Did you enjoy the party atmosphere at Yates on Saturday? Look through our photo gallery to see if we caught you or a friend on camera.

Yesterday, 13:37

With Strictly Come Dancing back tonight, we spoke to champions Harry Judd and Louis Smith MBE and people’s champion Aston Merrygold who have teamed up for the jukebox theatre show Rip It Up, touring the region next month.

Yesterday, 12:40

See our review of crime drama King of Thieves, currently showing in cinemas. Have you seen the movie and what did you think of it?



Ipswich Witches have cancelled the 16 Lap Classic which was scheduled to be held at Foxhall on October 11.

Yesterday, 09:00

Brantham Athletic’s joint manager, Matt Carmichael, was proud of his team on what was probably the biggest day in the Suffolk Club’s history.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A field of 323 runners, joggers and walkers took part in the 214th staging of the Kesgrave parkrun, held over the usual fast, flat 5K course on Saturday morning.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Brantham Athletic 0 Eastbourne Borough 1

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Brantham Athletic are determined to enjoy one of the biggest occasions in their club’s history, when they entertain both the FA Cup trophy and Step 2 side Eastbourne Borough this afternoon.

Star Lifestyle

Sunday, September 23, 2018

This weekend sees the party conference season move up a gear with the start of the Labour Conference in Liverpool – an event that politicos across the country will be watching closely.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Anyone who regularly visits Ipswich town centre can see the progress being made at the Cornhill.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

It’s a bumper year for blackberries, writes thrifty living columnist Sheena Grant.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A store cupboard with organic soya sauce and rose harissa doesn’t sound like an average student shop... pass the ketchup.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

By the time you read this I should be well away from Ipswich on a delayed family holiday in the far north.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Autumn’s gathering pace and it won’t be long before we’re thinking about firing up the central heating again, writes thrifty living columnist Sheena Grant.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

I visited the Big Tent Ideas Festival near Cambridge at the weekend as politicians from all parties (well, almost) mingled with members of the public interested in the world about them.


A long-running East Anglian business showcase is set to move back to its old home as a new chairman takes over the reins at the organisation behind it.


An Indian restaurant in Suffolk has been short-listed for an award honouring the best chefs in the industry.

Many high street businesses have struggled in recent years, with major chains such as Woolworths and Toys ‘R’ Us disappearing from town centres since the 2008 financial crash, along with many independent traders.

Yesterday, 19:00

The true story of a hoarder, and how one social enterprise saved her life

Yesterday, 17:41

A garden centre was fined more than £100,000 after a member of staff was hurt when cleaning up hazardous chemicals.

Staff from UK Power Networks raised more than £24,000 for charity after taking part in a walking and hiking challenge in the Cotswolds.

Yesterday, 10:06

Town and city sculpture trails have been a big growth area in encouraging tourism in recent years, including Pigs Gone Wild in Ipswich.