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Concern is growing for an 18-year-old woman who left her home to go to school this morning but did not arrive.


There is a collage on the wall of messages from women who have been helped by Lighthouse Women’s Aid in Ipswich, formerly known as Ipswich Women’s Aid.

One woman was taken to hospital and 20 other people into police custody today after they were discovered in a lorry container.


This Government has been very keen to talk up its “difficult choices”.

Trains between Norwich and London Liverpool Street may be delayed by up to 40 minutes.


When are your favourite Suffolk stores open in the days before Christmas, over the bank holidays and during the New Year period?

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Ipswich Town face a trio of televised games, starting at Charlton on Saturday, but how much do you know about the Blues’ history on TV?

Bury Town boss Ben Chenery could field several youngsters as he gets his priorities in place, ahead of tonight’s Suffolk Premier Cup clash at Felixstowe & Walton.


The Soccer AM cameras were at Ipswich Town’s Playford Road training base recently, where former Blue Jimmy Bullard faced Brett Pitman in a special challenge.

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Ipswich Town now face a trio of televised games following Saturday’s 2-2 home draw with Wolves.

Yesterday, 10:11

Jonathan Douglas is pleased to be making the most of his more attacking role at Portman Road, with Mick McCarthy giving the Irishman a licence to be Ipswich Town’s midfield ‘nuisance’.

Yesterday, 10:10

All the goals from Ipswich Town’s 2-2 home draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Kate Berridge reminisces about some of fun cars she has owned and a few she would rather forget!

Saturday, November 14, 2015
Alan Cugnoni's first car was a  a rare ‘boat tail’ version Austin 7,  two-seater soft-top.

Alan Cugnoni’s first car – a rare ‘boat tail’ Austin 7, two-seater soft-top – was not an easy car to drive.

Monday, November 9, 2015
Felix Newson's Jeep on the beach at Jacob's Ladder at Felixstowe.

Felix Newson really hit the beach in the Sixties in his Second World War Willys Jeep – great fun in summer but freezing in winter.

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The twinkling Christmas tree lights are a true sign that Santa is really on his way and Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds have already turned theirs on, but when will the rest of the county be lit up?

Yesterday, 17:38

The clocks are set to be turned back 200 years as Christmas ‘Dickensian style’ comes to west Suffolk.

Yesterday, 15:10

The show started with a video endorsement from Mick Fleetwood and from the opening song intro you could tell why he was happy for this tribute band to be playing the Fleetwood Mac back catalogue.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Elio Pace, along with his talented band, provided a rousing and accurate rendition of Billy Joel’s hits – and some lesser known album tracks – in a concert suitable for both die-hard fans of the Piano Man and those new to the American star’s music.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Hundreds of hardy runners braved the wintry conditions this morning to take part in the annual Adnams Southwold 10K Run.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Hairspray’s Edna Turnblad - aka Benidorm star Tony Maudsley - talks man boobs, the trouble with high heels and why the musical is the perfect way to raise important issues with your kids.


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The FA Vase Third Round draw was made yesterday, with ties scheduled to be played on Saturday, December 12.

Felixstowe & Walton and Bury Town could take some separating when the in-form duo go head-to-head in the Suffolk Premier Cup, at the Goldstar Ground, tonight (7.45pm KO).

AFC Sudbury boss Jamie Godbold has been busy in the transfer market of late.

Bury Town have re-signed talented midfielder Connor Hall.

Chris Porter feels sorry for his defensive team-mates, despite Colchester United’s terrible record of conceding goals.

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Yesterday, 11:09

Excuse the bluntness but this is how it was said to me.

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Richard Porritt, with newly-arrived baby Number Three

Ellen Widdup is away – recovering in a hospital bed. That’s right Number Three has arrived.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Lynne Mortimer

Grandchildren. Wonderful. But tiring, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Sunday, November 15, 2015
As much as half the world's food ends up being thrown away, say investigators.

Maybe it’s a sign of increasing age but hardly a day goes by just lately that I don’t feel concerned for the future of the human race.

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Ellen and her children

Ellen Widdup writes a letter to her two children ahead of the arrival of number three.


Suffolk-based JR Executive Travel has been acquired in a buy-out deal valuing the business at £1.8million.

Yesterday, 09:43
The Cliff Quay brewery is going to be developed.

An historic Ipswich building which only months ago was considered ‘at risk’ has been boosted by plans for a major redevelopment project which could see it become a thriving hub of the community.

Hopkins Homes' Bure Place development.

Suffolk-based housebuilder Hopkins Homes has now achieved a hat-trick of national awards for its restoration and conversion of a Victorian listed building in Norfolk.

Fork Rent is one of three Suffolk firms in the new Investec Mid-Market 100 listing.

Three Suffolk firms have broken into a bi-annual listing of the UK’s 100 fastest-growing mid-market private companies.

Jonathan Agar of Birketts. left, with Ian Thoroughgood of Grant Thornton.

Suffolk’s leading companies have together recorded solid growth in sales and profits over the past year, according to the new Suffolk Limited report from Grant Thornton.