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A criminal investigation has been launched by police into a failing care home in Hadleigh at which a resident died.

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Yesterday, 20:11

A lorry has burst into flames following a crash with a car on the A14 westbound in Suffolk close to Needham Market.

Yesterday, 18:34

A crewman has died after a boiler backfired in the engine room of the Manhattan Bridge container ship as it was docking at Felixstowe port last night – causing an “explosion”.

Yesterday, 18:32

Animal welfare charities in Suffolk have urged caution over who found pets are given to after reports of a woman in Ipswich posing as an animal welfare officer to obtain a cat found by a homeowner in their garden.

Yesterday, 18:32

Today the sun is taking the edge off the biting January winds in Suffolk, the perfect winter’s day.

Yesterday, 17:41

More than half the homes in Suffolk are in the bottom two council tax bands it has emerged.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 17:50

Ipswich Town will hope to put the horror of two poor games against Lincoln City in the FA Cup third round with a victory when they return to league duty this weekend.

Yesterday, 15:56

Ipswich Town have signed free agent right-back Jordan Spence until the end of the season. The former West Ham and MK Dons man, 26, spoke to the media ahead of tomorrow’s Championship game at Huddersfield.

Yesterday, 08:00

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he has never doubted himself.

Thu, 17:46

More and more Ipswich Town supporters have been calling for Mick McCarthy to be sacked following Tuesday night’s humiliating FA Cup defeat at non-league side Lincoln City. STUART WATSON quizzed the Blues boss in today’s press conference ahead of Saturday’s game at Huddersfield.

Thu, 13:22

Ipswich Town’s ailing season has been dealt another blow with the news that star defender Adam Webster will be out injured for the rest of the campaign.

Thu, 09:58

It’s time for a change of manager at Portman Road.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Engineer Frank Kelly became a dab hand at modifying his Moggy Traveller but the performance didn’t always live up to the speedometer.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Guy Ransom bought his Bertone X1/9 in 1990 and this ‘bella’ Italian sports car is still a big part of his and wife Claire’s lives.

Friday, December 30, 2016

David Fairhead tells of his adventures in a Bond Minicar which he and his wife bought as warmer transport than a motorbike.

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Yesterday, 14:16

Looking for a family day out, something to entertain younger children or a chance to get some fresh air?
Our weekly days out guide brings you suggestions for family activities to entertain various age groups throughout the weekend.

Yesterday, 11:55

Being a grown up usually means a life of responsibility, stress and mature behaviour, but you know what they say about ‘all work and no play’...

Thu, 17:19

The owner of a fire-damaged Suffolk pub has expressed his willingness to sell the historic building to a community group wishing to take it on.

Thu, 15:58

DanceEast’s seasons tend to have a broad, over-arching theme which loosely ties together a series of unrelated events. In the past we have had seasons of world premieres or a season of shows which looked at migration and international cultures.

Wed, 19:00

Comedian Jim Davidson talks about latest tour 40 Years On, the highs and lows, being deliberately provocative and his charity work ahead of Ipswich Regent show.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:10

AFC Sudbury midfield schemer Craig Parker is hoping his side can gain a bit of momentum and climb up the Ryman Premier Division table.

Yesterday, 16:37

Bury St Edmunds RFC head coach Gavin Hogg admits his side have struggled to apply the intensity levels week in, week out, this campaign.

Yesterday, 12:06

Leiston boss Glen Driver admits the praise his side continues to get for their style of football is something to be proud of.

Thu, 20:53

Colchester United U-23s 2 Manchester City U-23s 1

Thu, 18:14

If you’re looking for exciting, edge-of-your-seat sporting action then you are probably less than inclined to watch an Ipswich Town match at the moment – especially after the FA Cup third round replay embarrassment of this week.

Thu, 17:53

Ben Chenery is looking for his players to react after two recent defeats on the road.

Thu, 17:42

Suffolk’s Ady Pennock is delighted to be back in the Football League after being appointed as manager of League One side, Gillingham.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 10:47

Suffolk County Council’s publication of possible routes for a northern by-pass for Ipswich does take the project forward – but there is a very long way to go before any new road is built, writes Paul Geater.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

This is the time of year when we hear about the crisis in the NHS with A&E units struggling to cope – and social care facing financial meltdown, writes Paul Geater.

Monday, January 9, 2017

January can be depressing, so depressing, in fact, that someone has even done a calculation to pinpoint the exact day when we’re likely to be at our most melancholy, writes Sheena Grant.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

I’ve never really understood the fanfare and sponsorship that goes alongside the annual attempts to abstain from booze, writes Ellen Widdup.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

I cannot imagine how miserable life must be as a commuter – especially someone travelling four or five times a week to London, writes Paul Geater.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

New Year’s Eve is usually a massive disappointment for parents of young children, writes working mum-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

As 2016 comes to a close I’ve been reflecting on my thrifty year: the successes, the things that haven’t gone quite so well and my plans for the coming 12 months, writes Sheena Grant.

Business

Yesterday, 11:01

The Ed Sheeran effect is inspiring a new generation of guitar players, and boosting sales of acoustic guitars too.

Yesterday, 08:51

There have been boats built in Ipswich for many hundreds of years - sailboats and working boats and barges, and all many of maritime craft.

Yesterday, 16:00

Scientists have identified the cluster of genes responsible for reproductive traits in the Primula flower, first noted as important by Charles Darwin more than 150 years ago.

Yesterday, 10:12

Sales at womenswear retailer Bonmarché edged higher during its third quarter as the retailer opted for fewer discounts over the key festive trading period.

Thu, 14:30

Britons pushed the boat out over the festive period, spending more on eating and drinking out of the home compared with a year earlier, according to the latest Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker report.

Thu, 13:55

Ipswich-based estate agent Tom Orford is taking on his greatest sporting challenge - to raise money for The Lymphoma Association.