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Four decades ago Ipswich had through traffic in the town’s main shopping areas, writes David Kindred.

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16 minutes ago

A 170-tonne electricity transformer the size of a bungalow is being transported along the A12 in Suffolk on Saturday.

18 minutes ago

A man in his early 60s died after being involved in a go-kart collision at a popular racetrack while celebrating his brother’s birthday.

30 minutes ago

There are now just two days left to nominate an unsung hero from your community for a Stars of Suffolk award.

16:57

There were traffic delays on the A14 over the Orwell Bridge this afternoon after a lorry shed part of its load.

16:48

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they want to speak to following the theft of a bank card which was later used to withdraw cash at various ATMs in Ipswich

15:53

A Suffolk man accused of sexually assaulting a woman while she was unconscious has been cleared by a jury.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town’s next home game takes place tonight – but how well do you know the opposition?

Ipswich Town captain Luke Chambers says the team has got to start trying to entertain the fans more ahead of tonight’s Championship clash with Brighton at Portman Road (7.45pm ko).

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers feels criticism of him playing at right-back has been unjustified, but admits he’d love to nail down his preferred position of centre-back again.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy will continue to deploy a safety-first tactical approach heading into back-to-back home games.

Yesterday, 15:17

Ipswich Town have nine players out injured for tomorrow night’s visit of Championship high-fliers Brighton, but the good news is that Grant Ward and Teddy Bishop are both available for selection.

Yesterday, 06:00

Mick McCarthy has plenty of credit in the bank at Ipswich Town, but that could rapidly start to run out unless things begin to change.

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

A 1951 Humber Super Snipe put Adrian Cannon on the road and, with a friend’s help, taught him a valuable lesson of money-saving mechanical maintenance.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Tony Martin enjoyed many ‘manoeuvres’ and journeys of discovery while in the Army with Fred his trusty Austin Seven.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Ian McLauchlin recalls some quirks of his Citroen 2CV and relives a humorous case of mistaken identity.

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Yesterday, 13:33

Strictly Come Dancing officially started at the weekend, with Daisy Lowe now at the top of the leaderboard and Ed Balls at the bottom.

It’s been nearly 50 years since women workers at Ford’s Dagenham plant went on strike for equal rights, writes Wayne Savage, who met two of them as a new production of Made In Dagenham comes to the New Wolsey.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Suffolk’s finest talent had a date at the Ipswich Regent on Saturday night.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

PJ Proby has a refreshingly forthright view about how his life has changed since the heady days of the 1960, when he was one of the biggest - and most notorious - names in pop music.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

This palace was more ‘bling’ than Versailles. So why don’t we all know about it?

Friday, September 23, 2016

Gary Numan, the Godfather of electronic music, plays at the LCR in Norwich tonight. Here he talks about the highs and lows of his life and career with our entertainment reporter Wayne Savage.

Sport

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, was very disappointed with his side’s display in today’s 2-1 home defeat to Accrington Stanley.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Colchester United 1 Accrington Stanley 2

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Kurtis Guthrie is relishing his roving role, in Colchester United’s midfield, and has targeted a challenging goals tally for the season.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Patrons Cup

Kent 70

Ipswich 66

Ipswich nearly pulled off an impressive second half comeback, coming up just short to Kent Crusaders, who were relegated from NBL Division One last season.

Friday, September 23, 2016

If you think sport in Suffolk, your thoughts might initially turn to Ipswich Town – but there is so much more.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Ipswich Witches 58 Edinburgh Monarchs 32

Star Lifestyle

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Apparently, a new iPhone was launched earlier this month, writes Thrifty Living columnist Sheena Grant.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

I am awfully sceptical of anyone or anything purporting to have magic powers, writes mother-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Monday, September 19, 2016

George is four, writes proud grandmother Lynne Mortimer.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

When is the best time for children to start learning money management skills? asks Sheena Grant.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

I said something awful to my daughter last week in the midst of one of our regular trivial spats – bedtime, her messy room, the fact that she rarely brushes her hair, writes Ellen Widdup.

Business

29 minutes ago

Plumb Center owner Wolseley is set to axe up to 800 jobs as part of a restructuring that will see it shut 80 branches and a distribution centre.

36 minutes ago

PR professionals from Essex and Suffolk have been celebrating a string of successes in the Anglia, Thames and Chiltern regional round of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ annual PRide Awards.

16:18

A group of Suffolk business leaders who have accepted the challenge of encouraging more inward investement in the county have been given a behind-the-scenes tour of the Port of Ipswich.

Yesterday, 16:35

Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing £6m in new hydraulic cranes from Finnish firm Mantsinen for five of its ports including Ipswich.

Yesterday, 13:21

Suffolk New College has become the first organisation to sign up as a patron of the Young Chamber scheme run by Suffolk Chamber of Commerce to bridge the gap between the worlds of education and work.