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41 minutes ago
St Mary-at-the-Quay church.

The medieval Waterfront building is undergoing a £5million transformation to become a multi-use community centre with a wellbeing and heritage centre theme.

10:00
Inspector Julian Ditcham of the roads policing unit breath tests a motorist.

A drink-driver began doing press-ups in a desperate attempt to bring his alcohol reading down when breath-tested, a court heard.

09:58
Junior Doctors Strike at Ipswich Hospital

Junior doctors at Ipswich Hospital are among those taking part in the second organised 24-hour strike in a protest over pay and conditions.

40 minutes ago
An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker

Figures have revealed the region’s ambulance service is continuing to fall short when responding to the most serious emergencies.

06:00
The victims lived in Park North, off Westerfield Road

An elderly woman woke at night to find two burglars in her bedroom, a court has heard.

10:16
The accident happened on the A12 at Chelmsford

A man has died following a collision on the A12 southbound near Chelmsford this morning.

Ipswich Town

Ben Pringle (centre) celebrates League One play-off victory at Rotherham

Ipswich Town are set to announce the loan signing of Ben Pringle, from Championship rivals Fulham, on a 93-day emergency loan.

Ryan Fraser applauds the travelling fans at Birmingham

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says he is ‘excited’ by Ryan Fraser’s development on loan at Ipswich Town and the prospect of him returning to the Vitality Stadium.

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.

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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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10:00
Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

We British relish the chance to lampoon our political top brass... Tom Potter talks to a Suffolk satirist taking a swipe at the establishment with a stage musical

Yesterday, 11:15

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.

Sport

Frankie Kent, right, in action against Southend last weekend

Frankie Kent is still upbeat about Colchester United’s chances of beating the drop, even though the U’s have slipped to eight points adrift of League One safety heading towards the final third of the season.

11:00

The Ipswich and District Badminton League Under 18 Championships took place at Northgate Sports Centre, where Patricia Kou from the Meridians club was the star performer, scooping a hat-trick of titles.

Yesterday, 22:26

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.

Star Lifestyle

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

41 minutes ago
Beardmore Park.
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The relocation of a Martlesham garden centre, which had been facing closure, could pave the way for Marks and Spencer to expand its neighbouring store significantly.

Yesterday, 13:48

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.

Pubs and brewing group Greene King today reported continued growth across its businesses, helped by “record trading” on Christmas Day.

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.