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Shoppers spoke of their alarm at news an Ipswich convenience store hours was held up by armed robbers.

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10:42

The 2017 Key Stage 2 SATs results have been published this morning. We list every Suffolk primary school in this searchable table so you can compare your local schools.

10:41

The 2017 primary school SATs results have been published today, but can you answer some of the English and maths questions they faced? Have a go here.

38 minutes ago

A shoplifter who swigged from a stolen bottle of vodka in the toilets of a supermarket is back behind bars a week after leaving jail.

47 minutes ago

The family of a Suffolk soldier killed in action were presented with an Elizabeth Cross in recognition of their loss at a special ceremony yesterday.

52 minutes ago

Suffolk’s busiest roads have been included in a list of new national “Expressway” routes by the government – raising hopes that the A14 in the county could be in line for major improvements in years ahead.

11:52

Police have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a theft outside the Tesco store in Anson Road, Martlesham.

Ipswich Town

11:38

Ipswich Town kitman James Pullen is calling on Blues fans to pay tribute to much-loved club stalwart Dick Parker with a minute’s applause this weekend.

09:14

Alex Mathie feels that should Ipswich Town enjoy a good Christmas, owner Marcus Evans and manager Mick McCarthy will have big decisions to make.

Yesterday, 16:47

Jonas Axeldal may have never achieved anything like hero status at Ipswich Town, but the Swedish striker had already made his mark on football before he arrived at Portman Road.

Yesterday, 15:06

David McGoldrick should go straight back into the Ipswich Town line-up when he returns from injury.

Yesterday, 06:00

Former Town star Jason Dozzell says Ipswich can catapult themselves into play-off contention over the crucial festive period.

Tue, 15:45

Ipswich Town players past and present, plus fans, have been paying tribute to club stalwart Dick Parker.

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My first car

Saturday, December 2, 2017

David Webb got on the road with his first car – an MG K2 – but, as a non-runner, he had to get it on the road first.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Gerald Moores believes supernatural forces transformed his ailing Ford Prefect when he sold it to car dealer and heavyweight wrestling champion Big Les!

Friday, November 24, 2017

It was love at first sight when Diana Hunt’s boyfriend surprised her with a red Ford Capri... and she still misses her first car!

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Families will be gathering around the TV set once again this Christmas Day in what is always one of the biggest viewing nights of the year — but could you name the year just from the programmes on BBC1?

50 minutes ago

ACT is organising several afternoon quizzes at the Saints Winter Beer and Wine Festival this month.

From handmaids to Tom Hardy’s grunting, maverick cops to Doctor Foster’s revenge, it was a big year for the small screen says our TV Editor

Yesterday, 11:57

The ghosts of Christmas TV past: TV Editor Stacia Briggs looks at how festive TV schedules have changed since 1936

08:24

Simple Minds, The Pretenders and KT Tunstall are set to perform at a Colchester venue.

Yesterday, 14:55

Hundreds of UK cinemas will open late into the night as they welcome fans to the first public screenings of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Yesterday, 12:36

Peter Kay’s first live stand-up tour in eight years has been cancelled because of “unforeseen family circumstances”.

Sport

51 minutes ago

Felixstowe & Walton joint manager Ian Watson knows Saturday’s Thurlow Nunn Premier league clash at Stowmarket Town is a big game for both sides, writes Phil Griffiths.

Yesterday, 13:07

East Premier League

Canterbury II 0

Ipswich 5

High-flying Ipswich recorded a third consecutive win and clean sheet with a clinical 5-0 victory over Canterbury.

Yesterday, 12:11

Nino Severino reflects on the success of the 2017 Elena Baltacha Awards, which saw guests battling the worst weather of the year to enjoy the event!

Tue, 17:00

Dominic Oliver and Jo Andrews were the individual winners at the second race in this season’s Suffolk Winter Cross Country League, held recently at Sutton, near Woodbridge.

Tue, 15:39

The future looks bright, in terms of young runners bursting onto the scene at county and regional cross country championship level, as highlighted by the recent performances of Ruby Vinton.

Tue, 15:07

A pioneering Suffolk martial artist has claimed a world title again – more than 20 years after he won his first.

Tue, 12:53

Suffolk cricketer Jaik Mickleburgh has won the Wilfred Rhodes Trophy, which is presented annually to the batsman with the highest average in the Minor Counties Championship.

Star Lifestyle

06:00

Ipswich has finally had a second piece of good news this week with the final go-ahead being given for the redevelopment of the Cornhill in the heart of the town coming just after the county proposed a new city bid.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

When I saw that leaders of Suffolk County Council were proposing to launch a new bid for city status for Ipswich, I had two slightly conflicting emotions.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

It can’t be easy taking on British citizenship at the same time a becoming a member of the royal family...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Lynne may have a bad back but it won’t stop her lunging for the best fried egg

Monday, December 4, 2017

Yes, it was cold, yes it got colder and yes, I had to cuddle up to my husband for warmth

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Take a look at how much the cost of Christmas has changed over time. Pick a year and the price of a Christmas tree, a Christmas dinner and the best selling present is revealed.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Last week’s budget was as big a non-event as I can remember from a Chancellor of the Exchequer. But he still got a lot of column inches for what he said and did to try to help the housing crisis.

Business

08:44

Development at Futura Park in Ipswich is set to include a self-storage firm, after Lok’nStore has submitted a planning application.

Yesterday, 16:32

Construction materials group SigmaRoc has agreed a deal worth up to £10.25m to acquire Suffolk-based pre-cast concrete specialist Poundfield Products.

Yesterday, 17:19

A co-founder of Milsom Hotel & Restaurants, which includes Le Talbooth at Dedham and Kesgrave Hall, near Ipswich, has died at the age of 93.

Yesterday, 11:01

Unemployment in the UK has continued to edge lower despite the biggest quarterly fall for more than two years in the number of people in work.

Yesterday, 09:38

Felixstowe has become the first port in the UK to handle the equivalent of more than 1m standard containers by rail in a single year.

Tue, 13:23

A town centre café in Ipswich is the latest business to achieve the New Anglia Youth Pledge Marque.

Tue, 12:07

Suffolk concrete products company Poundfield has made a substantial investment in a fleet of 10 new forklist trucks.