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Yesterday, 20:52
Police are appealing for witnesses

Suffolk Police are searching for a woman who has gone missing from Ipswich.

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Yesterday, 15:42
Fire crews called to eastbound A14

Motorists face queues on the A14 this afternoon after a vehicle fire brought traffic to a halt near Ipswich.

Yesterday, 20:00
The Red Arrows were able to complete a shortened display at the Clacton Airshow.

For almost everyone it was the perfect summer day on the beach – blue skies immediately above, temperatures in the high 20s, warm sea water.

Yesterday, 18:09
Tim Odgers on a recent trip to York Minster

Tributes have been paid to an “inspirational” former Stowmarket Middle School head teacher who has died of an aggressive blood cancer.

Yesterday, 18:09
Duncan Goodhew at Swimathon 90 at Mid Suffolk Leisure Stowmarket in January 1990.

Shell suits, Fun-Fax organisers and yo-yos – all stuff you can look back fondly on if you grew up in the 90s.

Yesterday, 18:00
Ben Gummer arrives in Downing Street.

In the fourth of five three-minute interviews, Ipswich MP Ben Gummer explains what his new job as Minister for the Cabinet entails.

Students at Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy celebrating their GCSE results this morning.

The outstanding GCSE results achieved by Ipswich schools this year are a promising step in the right direction, the town’s MP has said.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 17:50
Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy wants to add experienced heads to his squad before the summer transfer window closes at the end of this month.

Yesterday, 13:50
Conor Grant

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy will be without midfielder Conor Grant for Saturday’s home game with Preston North End, as he revealed there could be a deal in the offing for free agent striker Leon Best.

Wed, 17:49
Grant Ward battles with Wes Hoolahan during the Ipswich Town v Norwich City (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 21 August 2016.   Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

After a positive performance against Norwich, could the derby draw be a platform for Ipswich Town to build on?

Wed, 13:04
Dalian Atkinson playing for Ipswich in 1988. (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images)

An inquest was today opened into the death of ex-Ipswich Town footballer Dalian Atkinson after he was shot with a police Taser.

Wed, 10:52
West Ham United's Martin Samuelsen.

Ipswich Town are carefully considering loan moves for young duo Martin Samuelsen and Adam Armstrong ahead of the transfer window closing next Wednesday.

Wed, 10:02
Ipswich Town's Adam Webster (left).

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says summer signing Adam Webster is not the finished article, following the defender’s step up to Championship football.

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Saturday, August 20, 2016
Jim Barnes-Phillips, third right, with his Mini and three others owned by his family.

Jim Barnes-Phillips tells how his Mini, one of four in the family, put him on the road to rallying.

Friday, August 5, 2016
Henry Vincent bought a 1934 Austin 10HP Lichfield, which he called Tina, for £25 when he joined the RAF in 1962.

Henry Vincent tells of his new-found freedom as the first member of his family to own a car.

Sunday, July 31, 2016
The Mini being loaded into the plane in France for the return journey.

Chris Bowler relives the adventure of flying a trusty Mini, fully loaded with four people, food and camping kit, to France for a memorable holiday.

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Yesterday, 17:30
The Great British Bake Off is back. 



(L-R) Back row: Candice, Kate, Benjamina, Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry, Michael, Lee & Louise. Front row: Andrew, Tom, Val, Selasi, Jane & Rav

  - (C) Love Productions - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

As far as amateur BBC baking shows go, there really is (literally) only one option – and it returned to our TV screens last night.

Yesterday, 12:00

Her older siblings have been proudly showing off the junior pigs they and their classmates designed and painted during the summer term.

Yesterday, 12:24

John Elwes went to bed when it grew dark so he didn’t have to pay for candles, and ate little more than stale bread and mouldy meat

Wed, 17:00

Dozens of creative entries have been submitted into the Suffolk Libraries Get Caught Reading and Bookface competitions as a means to inspire readers.

Tue, 19:00

A band from north Essex will be headlining at stage at one of Britain’s biggest music festivals this weekend.

Tue, 15:18

There is just over one week left of the summer holidays but there is plenty still to do before the schools open their doors for a new term.

Sport

Wed, 10:24
Great Britain's Mo Farah

Team GB must build on the success of their most fruitful medal haul since 1908, according to legendary Suffolk Olympian, Bill Tancred.

Wed, 09:57

Great Britain is now a ‘sporting superpower’ at the highest level, according to Suffolk Olympian Bill Tancred.

Wed, 04:30

The effect of Team GB’s incredible success on the hockey field in Rio is already being felt in Suffolk, where the next generation of talent last night began preparing for a new season.

Tue, 12:18

Britain’s Olympic heroes have touched down in the UK after their record breaking performance at the Rio 2016 Games.

Mon, 17:34

England captain Alastair Cook makes his return to County Championship cricket when he plays for Essex in their vital promotion clash with Leicestershire at Grace Road starting tomorrow (11am).

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, felt that his side were just getting on top when Portsmouth scored the first of their two late goals at Fratton Park this afternoon, in a 2-0 defeat.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 10:00
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a leadership campaign rally - but how many floating voters do events like this attract?

The Labour leadership election is looking more and more like something you could imagine turning up in a Tom Sharpe farce as the two candidates try to out-do each other by insisting they are more and more left-wing.

Mon, 18:03

When it comes to public transport there’s often no shortage of things to moan about, whether it’s punctuality, quality of service or cost, writes Sheena Grant.

Mon, 16:23

I used to hate the word “normal”, writes mum-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Mon, 13:45

From time to time, I pat myself on the back for being neither a collector nor a hoarder...unlike my husband who hides all his precious things in case I throw them out, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

When privatisation of the railways was first proposed 20 years ago, I struggled to see the point of it, writes Paul Geater.

Business

Yesterday, 10:00
Dave Muller speaking at the Ipswich Vision networking event hosted by the Greater Ipswich Chamber of Commerce.

Town Topics with Greater Ipswich Chamber of Commerce

Yesterday, 09:10

Sophie climbs a mountain for a charity

Yesterday, 17:35

Ipswich law firm BlocksLegal LLP has staged an event at the Suffold Food Hall at Wherstead to promote export business with China.

Yesterday, 14:42

Suffolk Chamber International, part of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, has launched a range of revamped courses to help the county’s export drive.

Yesterday, 06:00

Southwold-based brewer and distiller Adnams is adding two new spirits to its range.