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Yesterday, 17:25

Excitement is building as Ipswich prepares to welcome a string of big-name restaurants as part of the Buttermarket makeover.

Yesterday, 18:10

All the news from a busy day in Ipswich in video form, including the closure of Marks and Spencer, station revamp and sport.

Yesterday, 17:06

Investigations are under way following clearance work at the former site of a historic railway station.

Yesterday, 16:51

Test your knowledge in our car photo quiz and see if you can identify which car is which from just one small feature.

Yesterday, 16:35

A Suffolk company director who crushed a worker to death was spared jail by a judge at Norwich Crown Court today.

Yesterday, 10:26

Marks & Spencer in Ipswich town centre was closed for most of the day after a carbon monoxide leak was detected.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 11:50

Ipswich Town midfielder Luke Hyam has joined fellow Championship club Rotherham on loan until January 23, the Blues including a 24-hour recall clause.

Yesterday, 16:33

David McGoldrick remains sidelined with a groin injury, but the better news for Ipswich Town is that winger Ryan Fraser is closing in on a return to fitness.

Yesterday, 15:50

Teenage Ipswich Town right-back Josh Emmanuel has joined League Two side Crawley on loan ahead of today’s 5pm deadline.

Yesterday, 14:46

Young Ipswich Town goalkeeper Michael Crowe has joined Stevenage on loan until January 10.

Yesterday, 12:00

Ipswich Town are currently on their longest winless streak ever when it comes to live televised matches. Stuart Watson takes a look back at the 11 games the Blues have been on the box in 2015.

Yesterday, 06:00

Ipswich Town can take advantage of the huge unrest surrounding Charlton Athletic when the two sides meet at The Valley on Saturday lunchtime (12.30pm).

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Friday, November 20, 2015

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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
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There’s one problem with having had a great autumn season, including three world premieres, says DanceEast’s artistic director Brendan Keaney.

Yesterday, 10:38

The New Wolsey Young Company stages its first ever musical, Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, next spring and needs performers.

Wed, 14:50

A man once sworn at by Brian Clough is a Children’s Short Story Competition judge!

Tue, 23:12

Kieron Dyer was given a rare night of luxury after winning a stay at the Jungle Boutique Hotel, but tensions are running high in the I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here camp.

Tue, 15:48

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?

Musical theatre fans have never had it so good. Over the next few months the Regent will play host to Sound of Music, Annie, Cats and Sister Act. Hairspray set the bar high.


Yesterday, 13:04

Tony Humes has today parted company with Colchester United.

Yesterday, 11:25

Colchester United have switched their weekly press conference from the club’s training ground, at Florence Park, Tiptree, to the stadium this lunchtime.

Wed, 21:33

Colchester United manager Tony Humes has admitted that he was shocked with the way his team “buckled” during Tuesday night’s 3-2 home defeat to Crewe.

Wed, 17:10

Ipswich put together a fantastic second-half performance to bring home an important 75-50 win on the road against London Westside, who are still searching for their first win.

Wed, 15:43

Suffolk golfer Josh Robertson is celebrating a notable victory in America.

Wed, 14:41

Reece Topley is targeting a prized spot in the England squad for next year’s World T20 tournament in India.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 12:14

Last week’s shock resignation by Suffolk County Council cabinet member for education Lisa Chambers shone a bright spotlight on the tensions that remain within the Tory group at Endeavour House.

Wed, 10:20
Should power move away from Suffolk's Endeavour House headquarters?

My broadside against the region’s devolution proposals provoked a significant number of responses sent to me in its wake from many different quarters.

Mon, 11:09
Lynne Mortimer

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.


Yesterday, 12:27

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Yesterday, 16:33
Georgi Rollings, left, and Emma Lawrence of Starfish Accounting.

Inform Direct hits 10,000 users

Yesterday, 15:59
Georgi Rollings, left, and Emma Lawrence of Starfish Accounting.

An Ipswich based provider of online company secretarial software has reached the landmark milestone of having 10,000 users.

Wed, 08:30
The Buttermarket Centre will become a £35m entertainment complex

Cinema giant Empire has signed up for a new £35m leisure complex being created in the Buttermarket Shopping Centre, Ipswich.

Wed, 19:12
Ipswich council leader David Ellesmere at the former sugar beet factory site off Sproughton Road.

A new Enterprize Zone involving 10 development sites across East Anglia, with the potential to create 18,500 jobs, was announced by Chancellor George Osborne today.