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Overrunning engineering works led to disruption on mainline trains in and out of London this morning.

A centuries-old church in Ipswich is celebrating taking the first steps on the road to restoring and re-hanging its bells.


Police are hunting for a group of four men following an attack in Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


Halloween is drawing closer - so get into the spirit with a movie-fest this month.
Here we list 10 must-see scary movies to watch in the run-up to Halloween.

Yesterday, 14:05

There are delays on the A1071 near Hintlesham following an accident involving a car and motorbike this morning.

Yesterday, 09:45

A project to restore a defensive fort dating back to the Napoleonic era has received a £50,000 boost from a heritage funding cash pot.

Ipswich Town

A look at some of the talking points coming out of Ipswich Town’s 2-0 away loss at Blackburn yesterday.

Cole Skuse insisted the decision to award Blackburn an early penalty was ‘soft’ but accepted Ipswich Town were the architects of their own downfall at Ewood Park this afternoon.

Yesterday, 17:02

Former Ipswich Town striker Jordan Rhodes came back to haunt his old club yet again, as he scored both goals in Blackburn Rovers’ 2-0 win this afternoon.

Yesterday, 06:00

All the build-up, live updates and reaction from Ipswich Town’s trip to Ewood Park to take on Blackburn Rovers.

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My first car

Wed, 20:48

Des Burnell tells us good old Mary Jane – an Austin 10-4 which was sometimes contrary, but always elegant and stately and loved by all the family.

Friday, September 25, 2015
The 1932 Austin Seven Box Saloon restored by John Pitchers and similar to the 1934 model which was his first car.

John Pitchers tells of the time his Austin Seven turned into a three-wheeler and how some passers-by gave him a lift.

Friday, September 18, 2015
A 1950 HIllman Minx similar to and old one bought by Colin Bevan which turned out to be his first, and one of his biggest, mistakes on the motoring front.

Colin Bevan tells of the grief of his jinxed Hillman Minx and how it finally brought the house down.

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Fri, 09:17

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top ideas. For more see our packed Event guide in the paper every Friday or check out @WhatsonWayne on Twitter.

Fri, 07:45

There have been some novel uses for the much-loved but sadly disappearing red telephone box – including a book exchange in Ufford, a wifi hotspot in Lavenham and storage for a lifesaving defibrillator in Southwold.

Thu, 12:00

A group of local mums are in the final stages of preparing to dazzle the crowd – and the judges – with a show-stopping number in the Ipswich Has Got Talent final next month.

Thu, 10:00

Impressionist Andrew Fleming got a little confused while looking ahead to Aladdin at the Ipswich Regent.

Wed, 19:24

Musical backdrops, Halloween themes and family fun fairs - there is more to a firework display than just bangs and sparks.

With three concerts already sold-out, the team behind this year’s Ipswich School Festival of Music is urging music lovers to get tickets for the remaining performances while they can.


Yesterday, 17:49

Colchester United boss Tony Humes was remaining upbeat after his side’s home defeat to Bury this afternoon.

Fri, 13:33

Bradford City boss Phil Parkinson, has revealed that he is yet to see a better team than his old club, Colchester United, in League One, this season.

Fri, 09:44

Ipswich’s season ended in with a whimper last night as the Witches finished third in the Premier League Fours event at Redcar.

Thu, 10:00

Hadleigh’s inaugural cycling festival last month attracted more than 200 cyclists to the roads around the town.

Thu, 09:09

Colchester United boss Tony Humes insists he is not surprised with how his team have strung together such a marvellous run of results, to rise into the top 10.

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Virtually all experiences associated with childhood come with a health warning these days, writes Ellen Widdup.

Thu, 09:17
Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street after the Scottish referendum result - was he opening his mouth without engaging his brain?

I’ve been covering politics in this region for the best part of a quarter of a century – longer if you include my early years traipsing around the parish councils of East Suffolk.

Tue, 13:18
Lynne Mortimer pointing the finger

Now hold on just one doggone moment. My pc alarm has just gone off.

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Can shopping local save you money?

There’s only four days to go until the end of September, which means my month-long challenge to eat only food produced within a 30-mile radius of my home is almost over, writes Sheena Grant.

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Ellen Widdup

I got a wolf whistle the other day. I know! It shocked me too, writes Ellen Widdup.



Pupils from the Meadows Montessori school in Ipswich have been named among the winners in the Fiver Challenge, run by the Young Enterprise programme.

Yesterday, 06:00
B&Q in Anglia Retail Park will close by 2017.

Home improvement giant B&Q is set to close one of its biggest Suffolk stores - at Anglia Retail Park on the edge of Ipswich, it can be revealed.

Yesterday, 12:00
Kelly-Anne Byres of Poppy Nursing and Care Services.
Picture: Stephen Waller

Five businesses and organisations from Suffolk and north Essex have been named among the finalists in the 2015 East of England Business Champions awards.

Yesterday, 10:27
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Re-launch of the Atrium Studio at University Campus Suffolk

Yesterday, 06:00
Ipswich Building Society general sales manager Jo Leah and her friend Libby Smith, also from Ipswich,preparing for their charity challenge involving a 100km trip down the Zambezi River.

A executive from Ipswich Building Society will today be starting a challenge to travel 100km along Africa’s Zambezi River in aid of a local charity.