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The borough council has confirmed that Crown Pools has re-opened after safety checks were carried out.

Update: Crown Pools in Ipswich re-opens after closing this morning after suspected electrical fault

Crown Pools in Ipswich has re-opened after a suspected gas or electrical fault forced it to close this morning.

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Emma Burley, with her sons Roman, 6, and Dexter O'Connor, 3, is a 29-year-old mum-of-two and a journalist, talks about her battle with anorexia.

Anorexia sufferer and mum-of-two Emma Burley reveals how disease has ‘rewired’ her brain to make her fear food

A Suffolk mother has told of her near three-year battle with anorexia, saying how the “deadly” disease has “rewired” her brain to fear the food she once loved.

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Will Kerslake (L to R) Louise Jolly, Kay Westgate and Sarah Nicholls test their shelter for the YMCA Suffolk Sleep Easy event at Suffolk Inspire

Gallery: YMCA Suffolk members sleep in cardboard boxes on Friday night at Inspire Suffolk to raise homelessness awareness

YMCA Suffolk joined other YMCAs across England in a mass sleep-out event in Ipswich last night - sleeping in cardboard boxes to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

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02 mobile users lose signal in Rendlesham

Mobile signal cut off ‘without warning’ during upgrade work

Mobile phone network O2 has apologised for inconveniencing customers whose signals were cut off for almost a week in a Suffolk village.

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The empty sports centre in Rendlesham

Housing bid for disused theatre and sports centre thrown out

Plans to replace two unused buildings with housing in a Suffolk village have been thrown out by communities secretary Eric Pickles.

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Suffolk Coastal District Council

Negotiations continue into the amount of money Suffolk Coastal and Government must pay Hopkins Homes following its latest High Court success over Yoxford housing application

Negotiations are being held over the amount of taxpayers’ money an east Suffolk housing developer will receive to cover its legal costs following a successful High Court appeal.

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The Russian State Ballet of Siberia stage Swan Lake

Why you must catch The Russian State Ballet of Siberia at the Ipswich Regent

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia returns to Ipswich next week with Coppélia, La Fille mal gardée and Swan Lake. Artistic director Sergei Bobrov tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage why ballet is for everyone - especially youngsters.

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Katie Leigh and Darius J James star in A Night of Dirty Dancing

Review: A Night of Dirty Dancing, Ipswich Regent

It’s the ultimate feel-good classic. A film you switch on if you’ve had rubbish day, a bad break-up or simply because you haven’t seen it in a while.

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Alex Knock pictured here at his school, St James School, Bury St Edmunds.

11-year-old double bass player Alex Knock to perform tomorrow with the Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra

At the age of 11, Alex Knock is the youngest member of the Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra.

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Children at Sir Robert Hitcham's Primary School in Framlingham took part in a musical workshop with Bassistry Music on Thursday morning.Marcel Pusey teaching the children a dance.

Gallery: Pupils at Sir Robert Hitcham’s Primary School in Framlingham explore the ‘universal language’ of music with Bassistry Music workshops

Pupils at an east Suffolk primary school took part in an award-wining musical workshop before giving an energetic performance with their classmates.

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Classical crossover star Katherine Jenkins returns to the Ipswich Regent

Mum has her grandson now so the pressure’s off jokes Ipswich Regent bound singer Katherine Jenkins.

Classical crossover star Katherine Jenkins talks marriage, family and new album Home Sweet Home with entertainment writer Wayne Savage

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Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with Saga Magazine readers.

Beware of cynical politicians courting the pensioner vote

Health warning: The following column is highly likely to get a few people hot under the collar. You have been warned! Here goes...light blue touchpaper and retreat to safe distance... Now, where’s that tin hat?

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Will Kerslake (L to R) Louise Jolly, Kay Westgate and Sarah Nicholls test their shelter for the YMCA Suffolk Sleep Easy event at Suffolk Inspire

Gallery: YMCA Suffolk members sleep in cardboard boxes on Friday night at Inspire Suffolk to raise homelessness awareness

YMCA Suffolk joined other YMCAs across England in a mass sleep-out event in Ipswich last night - sleeping in cardboard boxes to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

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Ipswich Town v Leeds United - Portman Road, Ipswich - 6 Dec 2014

Ipswich Town's Tyrone Mings

Tyrone Mings tells Norwich City fans – ‘abuse me all you want’

Promotion places, bragging rights and revenge – the stakes are high as Ipswich Town head to Carrow Road for the most significant East Anglian derby in years (tomorrow, 2.05pm ko). STUART WATSON spoke to Blues left-back Tyrone Mings about crowd abuse, goal celebrations and memories of a rivalry with Mangotsfield.

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Ipswich Town captain Luke Chambers

Luke Chambers hoping he can ‘give it the big one’ after an Ipswich Town victory at Carrow Road

The stakes are high, the atmosphere will be red-hot and Ipswich Town’ skipper Luke Chambers cannot wait.

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Mick McCarthy

McCarthy in no mood for mind games ahead of East Anglian derby

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy was in no mood for mind games ahead of tomorrow’s high stakes East Anglian derby against Norwich City at Carrow Road (2.05pm ko).

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Leicester City striker Chris Wood

Ipswich Town sign Chris Wood on loan from Leicester City in time for the East Anglian derby

Ipswich Town have confirmed the loan signing of Leicester City striker Chris Wood on the eve of their East Anglian derby match against Norwich City, at Carrow Road, on Sunday.

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Ipswich Town legend Kevin Beattie

Believe! Kevin Beattie’s message to Ipswich Town fans ahead of the East Anglian derby

Ipswich Town’s greatest-ever player, Kevin Beattie, has urged Blues supporters to believe ahead of Sunday’s high stakes East Anglian derby at Carrow Road (2.05pm, Sky Sports).

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U's boss Tony Humes

“We would have backed Chris to score from the spot” – Colchester United boss Tony Humes

Colchester United boss Tony Humes believed that Chries Porter’s penalty miss was the key moment, following this afternoon’s 2-0 defeat at Doncaster Rovers.

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Leiston's Blake Saker (blue)

Leiston’s evergreen Blake Saker still fit as a fiddle following 350th league appearance

Leiston’s evergreen and long-serving full-back Blake Saker still has that buzz to compete at the highest level.

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AFC Sudbury boss Jamie Godbold

AFC Sudbury boss feels a little ‘embarrassed’ after winning Ryman League Manager of the Month accolade

Fresh from receiving a Ryman League ‘Manager of the Month’ accolade for January, AFC Sudbury boss Jamie Godbold admits he is a little “embarrassed.”

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Chris Porter fires home the U's third against Bristol City last weekend

Chris Porter taking a big load off Colchester United’s shoulders

Colchester United’s young guns have been in the spotlight, as the U’s continue to pursue a policy of giving their Academy products a chance to shine.

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