October 23 2014 Latest news:
A multi-million pound new business area in the heart of the Waterfront could transform Ipswich’s business prospects over the next decade.
Fears that major roadworks on the A12 south of Ipswich could hit the town’s Christmas trade have been eased after the Highways Agency changed its programme.
In a year that marks a century of the poppy symbolising remembrance and hope, it is as important as ever to honour our veterans and serving armed forces.
Police have released an e-fit likeness of a man who made off with takings from a charity shop in Ipswich on Monday.
A former detective superintendent who led Ipswich’s response to the murders of five sex workers by Steve Wright is backing a campaign to proscecute men paying for prostitutes.
A moped rider has suffered a leg injury following a collision in a garage forecourt in Hadleigh.
Captivating stories of green children appearing in Woolpit and mysterious sightings of a solitary soldier at Landguard Fort have been made into a series of films as part of a new bid to draw tourists to Suffolk.
Friday night saw Dave Gorman bring his latest show to the Corn Exchange Ipswich; complete, of course, with an infamous Powerpoint presentation.
Steve Hackett left Genesis in 1977 and the band continued making music together until 1997, but it’s notable how much influence he had had in the early years.
Craig Gilbert’s adaptation of Jerome K Jerome’s classic comedic novel is a pleasant, if mad cap, way of spending an evening at the theatre. What could go wrong? Three high spirited and argumentative young blades meet at The Elusive Pelican public house in 1898 and after some laborious preamble decide to embark on a boating holiday on the river Thames. J (Jerome himself), Harris and George (Alastair Whatley, Tom Hackney and Paul Westwood respectively) are admirably supported by the Pelican’s pianist Nelly, played by Anna Westlake who proved that less is more. She did not have a single speaking line but her performance was a delight and ‘Nelly’ was instrumental in the funniest incident of the night.
“We’ve kicked things off ambitiously haven’t we,” laughs Red Rose Chain producer David Newborn as we talk about the company’s debut season at its new theatre The Avenue.
Three cats were found abandoned by the side of the A120 in a sealed up box.
One thing that has become clear as a result of last week’s Clacton and Heywood by-elections is the fact that seven months out from a general election, British politics is in a difficult place.
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Flood defences along Suffolk’s coast stood firm against the threat of breaching, which today spread panic among communities still reeling from the devastation of December’s storm surge.
Cardiff v Ipswich: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy labelled tonight’s 3-1 defeat at Cardiff City as his side’s worst performance of the season.
Cardiff v Ipswich: Ipswich Town’s eight-game unbeaten streak was brought to an end as Cardiff City came-from-behind to record a 3-1 home victory.
Ipswich Town will look to extend their eight-match Championship unbeaten run at Cardiff City tonight. STUART WATSON spoke to loan star Jonny Williams.
‘Consistency’ – it may not be the sexiest word in football, but it’s the quality that could take Ipswich Town all the way to the Championship play-off places and beyond.
Daryl Murphy, Luke Chambers and Teddy Bishop are all back in contention for a place in the Ipswich Town squad ahead of the Blues’ Championship match at Cardiff City tomorrow night.
Colchester United legend and current youth team coach Karl Duguid is leaving the Club.
Suffolk Senior Cup
Wickham Market 1
Stowmarket Town 0
Stow’s hopes of cup success this season came to an abrupt end after a 1-0 defeat at Wickham Market on Saturday.
Ryman Division One North
AFC Sudbury 1
Cheshunt striker Adam Bolle scored an unusual hat-trick to consign AFC Sudbury to a 3-1 home defeat last night.
Following Suffolk Premier Cup progression and a heavy home league defeat, it has been a mixed last seven days for Thurlow Nunn Premier Division side Mildenhall Town.
Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, described the second-half strikes by Rhys Healey and Freddie Sears as “fantastic goals,” following tonight’s comeback 2-1 win over Chesterfield at a chilly Weston Homes Community Stadium.