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Police are investigating

A community first responder was assaulted in Felixstowe last night.

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26 minutes ago
Leiston Middle School pancake races in February 1978. Do you recognise anyone?

Today as we mark Shrove Tuesday and the last day before Lent, we have dug into our archives of pancake day photos.

36 minutes ago
Man admits child and extreme porn charges

A 32-year-old Leiston man could be facing a prison sentence after admitting possessing pornography involving children and animals.

36 minutes ago
Lyndsey Hessey (centre) with Ipswich Hospital staff for last year's Easter egg collection

A charitable Kesgrave woman is hoping to put a smile on the faces of patients at Ipswich Hospital this Easter as she launches her drive for chocolate eggs.

39 minutes ago
Colin Noble and Christopher Hudson outside Endeavour House.

The deputy leader of Suffolk County Council is today facing claims that he was heard using offensive language to describe senior colleagues at the authority.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 10:42
Ryan Fraser being tended to by club Physio Matt Byard on the sideline at the end of the QPR match

The feelgood factor seems to be dissipating at Ipswich Town following an FA Cup exit, slip out of the Championship play-off places, an underwhelming January transfer window and injury to star man Ryan Fraser.

Yesterday, 12:10
Birmingham City's Lloyd Dyer (right) West Bromwich Albion's Chris Brunt battle for the ball during the FA Cup Fourth Round match at St Andrews, Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday January 24, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Birmingham. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos.

Ipswich Town are reportedly close to announcing the addition of free agent winger Lloyd Dyer on a short-term deal.

Yesterday, 10:15
Ipswich players dejected after conceding a late goal at QPR

It was the sight that Ipswich Town fans feared the most.

Yesterday, 17:27
Keiran Morphew

Needham Market midfielder Keiran Morphew will have to wait for his chance to impress Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy after picking up a groin injury in the 0-0 draw at Lewes on Saturday.

Yesterday, 06:00
Bartosz Bialkowski makes a good first half save at QPR

Bartosz Bialkowski is out to give manager Mick McCarthy a selection headache as he bids to hold onto the gloves for Ipswich Town.

Sunday, February 7, 2016
Daryl Murphy beats QPR captain Nedum Onuoha to the ball during the second half

Match highlights as Matt Phillips scores a late winner, condemning Ipswich Town to a late defeat at QPR.

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My first car

Friday, January 29, 2016
Jeff Hurst and his friend working on his 1937 Ford 8 Model Y.

Jeff Hurst tells of learning to drive in and learning how to mend his first car – a 1937 Ford 8 Model Y.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Carrie Secker and her mum in the Fiat 126 she called Racy-Acey.

It was small, red, Italian and sporty – Carrie Secker loved her little Fiat 126.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Ken Lake and his mates resprayed his sickly red 1957 Mark 2 Ford Consul  light blue.

Ken Lake was glad his mates’ help respraying his Ford Consul and pushing it on their road trip reward.

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26 minutes ago
Leiston Middle School pancake races in February 1978. Do you recognise anyone?

Today as we mark Shrove Tuesday and the last day before Lent, we have dug into our archives of pancake day photos.

Strap in Ipswich, you’re in for a wild ride when Travis Pastrana’s world famous Nitro Circus Live lands at Foxhall Stadium this summer.

Yesterday, 14:19

Dad’s Army has always had a special place in the hearts of East Anglian viewers. David Croft, the co-writer and creator of the classic TV series, lived in Honington, near Bury St Edmunds, while much of the location filming was done in and around Thetford. We have always claimed Dad’s Army as part of Suffolk’s cultural heritage, so we were always going to have a keen interest in the new big screen version of the film. So what’s it like?

Yesterday, 11:53

Neil McGlone has pulled off quite a coup. He has utilised his impressive list of Hollywood contacts from working in the film industry and put together a programme of events for the Riverside in Woodbridge, which will kick off with a talk from multi-award winning director Mike Leigh.

Yesterday, 11:15

A series of three weekend-long music events are set to be staged in Ipswich this year – each conceived by the organiser of a town-wide annual arts festival in Woodbridge.

Yesterday, 21:15

‘Don’t run our country down. Go to India and then you’ll see the difference. We’re so well-off’

Sport

Yesterday, 14:53
Launch of the great East Swim 2016.

One of Britain’s top open water swimmers has said the amazing challenge of the sport should inspire people to take part in one of the region’s largest mass-participation swimming events.

Strap in Ipswich, you’re in for a wild ride when Travis Pastrana’s world famous Nitro Circus Live lands at Foxhall Stadium this summer.

What a breathtaking show. At least I think it was, I watched parts of it peering through my fingers.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Anthony Wordsworth admitted that he “got a little bit excited” with his goal celebration after scoring the all-important opening goal in Southend’s 3-0 home win over Colchester United yesterday.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Colchester United manager Kevin Keen described today’s 3-0 defeat at Essex rivals Southend as “another heroic failure.”

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Southend United 3 Colchester United 0

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 14:39
The morning after

It was a dark and stormy night... which was probably why three-year-old George and 11-month-old Wil woke up at 4am, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

My husband is a mamil – a middle-aged man in Lycra, writes Ellen Widdup.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

It all started with the Christmas gift of a pom-pom, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

This week’s figures about the failure of developers to build enough new homes across Suffolk show just how serious the position is for people trying to find somewhere to live in the county.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Anyone who burns candles with a diameter wider than a small thumbnail will be familiar with the problem of tunnelling − whether they know it or not, writes Sheena Grant.

Business

11 minutes ago
A British Airways Embraer airliner at London City Airport

British Airways is to start flying from Stansted Airport this summer, it was announced today.

06:00

Around 25 members of the Norwegian Greenkeepers’ Association visited Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarter in Ipswich as part of their annual conference.

Yesterday, 14:57

Southwold brewer Adnams has pledged to support the pub industry by freezing its beer prices for the rest of this year.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Businesses belonging to the prominent local networking group, Avanti have celebrated raising over £500 just in the month of December for their chosen charity, CLIC Sargent.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Suppliers, small businesses and individuals have “little chance” of getting any of the quarter of a million pounds they are owed from the collapse of Colchester’s outdoor ice rink.