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Paramedics were called to a home in East Bergholt this afternoon after four people at one property all had allergic reactions to wasp stings.

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Detectives investigating two fires – one of which destroyed an outdoor classroom in Christchurch Park – are appealing to the public to help them establish what happened.

17:41

A Suffolk man who swindled the owners of VW camper vans out of more than £30,000 by taking money for work he didn’t do has been jailed for 15 months.

15:24

A man was sprayed with what police think was bleach as he slept on a park bench in Ipswich.

17:04

Police searching for 53-year-old Bruce Antell reported missing from Newmarket have reported that a body has been found in east Sussex.

16:39

Ipswich could be one of the worst-hit cities in Britain if the country faces a “hard Brexit” with no access to the European single market after we leave the EU.

16:29

Police have arrested two people following an attempted robbery in Ipswich last night.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town make the short trip to London to take on League One outfit, Charlton Athletic, in their final pre-season friendly of the summer tomorrow.

Ipswich Town are one of three Championship clubs interested in Wigan Athletic striker Omar Bogle, according to Sky Sports.

12:51

With Ipswich Town’s Championship season just over a week away from kicking-off, excitement is building at Portman Road – the buzz at Thursday’s open day spreading a new wave of optimism amongst supporters.

Ipswich Town take on Charlton Athletic, at The Valley, in their final warm-up game for 2017/18 tomorrow afternoon. Stuart Watson previews the game.

Three of Ipswich Town’s summer signings are struggling to be fit for next Saturday’s Championship opener against Birmingham City, at Portman Road.

Yesterday, 17:18

Ipswich Town new boy Dominic Iorfa believes his strongest position, in the long-term, will be centre-back.

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My first car

Friday, July 21, 2017

Fred Tooke is still driving his first car, a Morris Minor 1000 Traveller, 40 years later having bought it to transport the family labrador.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

An Austin A30 not only put radio enthusiast Allan Papworth on the road to freedom but on the air as well.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

After much welding and many new body parts, Brian Hampson’s ‘souped-up’ Ford Anglia was a head-turner for the right reason.

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England’s top sheepdogs descended on Haughley Park, near Stowmarket, yesterday for the first of three days of major competition. The English National Sheepdog Trials brought together the cream of the country’s working dogs in Suffolk for the first time. Sarah Chambers reports.

15:20

Shoppers in Ipswich had a shock when they came face to face with the longest species of snake in the world.

11:12

Ed Sheeran will compete against friend Stormzy for this year’s Mercury Prize.

Yesterday, 14:50

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Yesterday, 14:47

During the last 20 years cinema and TV trailers have become spoilers. Arts editor Andrew Clarke believes that the time has come to reclaim our right to be surprised and delighted by new films and our favourite TV shows

Yesterday, 14:26

At times it’s easy for the Snape Proms to be overshadowed by its grander, older sibling The Aldeburgh Festival, but, whereas the Festival reaches out to an international audience, the Snape Proms is more about providing the people of Suffolk with a diverse programme of music created by some of the world’s leading musicians.

Yesterday, 16:54

Suffolk’s top music festival, Latitude, is in the top five best music festivals nationwide for value for money, according to a new survey.

Sport

15:50

Otley Bowls Club’s Andrew Drummond lifted the Suffolk county men’s Federation 4-bowl singles title at Ixworth Bowls Club, last Sunday.

15:39

Fourteen-year-old Emma Herrieven, played very well throughout the weekend of the annual Suffolk County Women’s Bowls Association Federation finals.

14:50

Ipswich Witches make the long trip to league leaders Glasgow on Sunday in a Championship fixture (3pm).

14:16

Brantham Athletic joint boss Michael Brothers admits the club’s ambitions are part of the attraction as to why he and Matt Carmichael are managing the club.

11:45

Woodbridge Town boss Jamie Scales is hoping an early start and some early points can kick-start a successful Woodpeckers’ season.

Yesterday, 15:10

Leiston have appointed Paul Bugg as manager of their Reserves.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 06:15

The last few weeks have seen a succession of controversies at Suffolk County Council over the level of pay for senior people at Endeavour House.

Mon, 08:03

“Oh, no, please don’t make me do it,” pleaded my husband.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

If you look at our towns, and villages for that matter, you will see that in many cases their character is made up by buildings of a mixture of generations.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Allons enfants de la Patrie, Le jour de gloire est arrivé! Lynne Mortimer celebrates Frenchness in the wake of the 228th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille.

Monday, July 17, 2017

A fish and chip supper with a bonus giant bottle of diet Coke free from the chippie in the company of good friends was a treat on a sultry summer’s night with not too many bitey insects about. It is a scene unchanged over the decades. At times like this, life is good.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

I am becoming increasingly confident that Ipswich will be getting a new northern bypass – and that it could take much less than the 15 years suggested to see work under way on the project.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Member of Parliament Jacob Rees-Mogg has endowed his male children with many and unusual names. Lynne Mortimer ponders the curse... or blessing of a name

Business

Sizewell B operator EDF Energy has suffered a drop in half-year profits amid rising competition, unexpected outages and lower nuclear energy prices across the UK.

11:04

A long-term sciatica sufferer who mastered his own recovery has launched a new soft tissue therapy service in Suffolk.

Yesterday, 14:54

A youngster with an obsession with Mini cars was gifted a special eighth birthday present when the Ipswich BMW garage gave her a car for the day.

Yesterday, 16:37

Leisure airline Jet2.com has added further to its Stansted schedule for summer 2018, with three new routes and extra flights to nine other destinations.

Felixstowe stars in a photo shoot for ethical clothing company Where Does It Come From?

Yesterday, 11:54

Turf maintenance equipment manufacturer Ransomes Jacobsen has received a top award in recognition of its safety record.

Yesterday, 10:54

Business leaders are being invited to become “YIMBYs” by saying “Yes, In My Backyard” to a mentoring project which aims to help young people into work.