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Firefighters are tackling a blaze affecting around 300 square metres of gorseland close to a family resort on the edge of Ipswich.

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15:05

Pressure is mounting on a council to reopen a popular pool in time for the summer holidays.

14:57

It is time to dig out your umbrella as rain is set to hit our region but once the downpour has cleared temperatures are expected to soar again.

14:48

A vigilante paedophile hunter who arranged to meet a man at Ipswich railway station after posing on-line as a 14-year-old girl had a discussion with him about money, a court has heard.

Thieves branded “heartless” by devastated campaigners are suspected of stealing a life-saving defibrillator in Ipswich overnight.

11:23

While you dive into your packed lunch-box, crunch away at your crisps, and prepare yourself for the rest of your shift catch up on these stories.

33 minutes ago

A Suffolk drug and alcohol addiction charity which has helped celebrities including Russell Brand and Davina McCall and has been credited with “saving lives” is to close next month, it has been confirmed.

Ipswich Town

12:00

Paul Hurst always got the sense Bartosz Bialkowski’s future was at Ipswich Town as the club worked to tie their star goalkeeper down to a new deal.

08:43

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst has admitted he can’t guarantee leading scorer Martyn Waghorn will still be at the club by the time the new season starts.

Teenage striker Ben Morris has his sights set on a breakthrough season for Ipswich Town after receiving a surprise call-up for the England Under-19 squad.

Yesterday, 21:42

Andy Warren casts his eye over Ipswich Town’s U23s’ 1-1 draw with Lowestoft Town - a game watched by Blues boss Paul Hurst.

Yesterday, 17:00

Mark Heath and Andy Warren discuss all the latest Ipswich Town news – from Bart’s new deal to Paul Hurst’s cutting comments – in this week’s Kings of Anglia podcast.

Yesterday, 15:50

Paul Hurst will be an interested spectator at Lowestoft this evening as he continues to assess Ipswich Town’s young players.

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My first car

06:44

Ray Rose’s Standard 8 van was the business for transporting logs for sale but ended up on its roof on a nasty S bend.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Philip Fowles was given a beautiful 1950 Triumph Renown saloon when his father had to give up driving... on condition he ‘chauffeured’ him around. What a great deal!

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

John Pollak tells of his motoring pleasure, and scrapes, in Samantha, a 1948 Vauxhall Wyvern, and how she helped King Harold on a college rag week stunt.

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35 minutes ago

Five years after last staging Les Misérables, the Children’s Theatre Company Ipswich return with the French-set drama, this time at the Corn Exchange.

Yesterday, 14:19

Are you hooked on season four of The Affair? Read our review of the latest episode.

Yesterday, 12:09

Savvy saver Martin Lewis has praised the cleanliness of Ipswich Railway Station and its toilets.

Yesterday, 11:42

A Suffolk school and some of its students are starring in a new film by renowned movie-makers Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis – which also stars Ed Sheeran.

Yesterday, 10:57

Review of Unseen Enemy: Radar and The Cold War by Suzanne Hawkes

Tue, 17:43

There are three festivals to choose from in the Ipswich and Felixstowe areas this weekend, as well as many other fun events.

Tue, 14:46

The story of Bawdsey Manor during the Cold War is the story behind a new play by Suzanne Hawkes. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke spoke to her about East Anglia on the front lines.

Sport

16 minutes ago

Saturday night sees a ‘Triple Formula Feast’ at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich.

14:19

Leiston and Needham Market have today discovered their first foes as they prepare to embark on a new season in a new league.

13:19

Dominic Rudd, who turned 13 only a fortnight ago, became the youngest ever winner of the Silver Frigate at Thorpeness, writes Tony Garnett.

12:22

Two fine riders duelled in the sun in the East District Cycling Association 100 mile time trial and the result was a new national competition record of 3:42:03 for Alice Lethbridge of the Drag2Zero team, writes Fergus Muir.

11:04

Ollie Bocking will make his Unicorns Championship debut for Suffolk in the three-day fixture against Norfolk at Copdock, starting on Sunday, writes Nick Garnham.

Yesterday, 14:55

Suffolk batsman Jaik Mickleburgh has underlined how important it is to ‘cash in’ when the opportunity arises ahead of this weekend’s derby clash with Norfolk, writes Nick Garnham.

Yesterday, 14:15

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares a very special series of experiences that youngsters at the Elena Baltacha Foundation were treated to on the road to Wimbledon.

Star Lifestyle

06:00

The results of our survey into what people thought of this part of the world that we published earlier this week were illuminating – but hardly a major surprise.

Mon, 13:06

World Cup: over. Now we can reflect on what we’ve learned.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

The end draws ever nearer for my beloved washing machine, loyal laundry partner of 22 years, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

New county council leader Matthew Hicks and his cabinet have been in control at Endeavour House for a couple of months now and are starting to make their own mark on the way the authority operates.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Sharing knowledge with one’s grandchildren is one of the joys of being a grandparent but be careful what you tell them – things keep changing and where you used to be right, you may now be wrong.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Lynne watches her grandson star in the school play.

Business

Bricklaying students in Suffolk have been competing in the regional heat of SkillBuild, the largest competition for young construction talent in the country.

Tough times are continuing for the UK construction industry, which has already been hit by the long, wet Spring.

Suffolk-based Supreme Petfoods, a company which makes food for small pets, is seeing growing success.

10:44

Whilst the prolonged dry spell may have caused misery for those in the welly boots trade, it has sparked a sizzling sales boom for many Suffolk companies.

Goals Soccer Centres shares have slumped after the firm said its sales were knocked by the Beast from the East.

Travis Perkins is the latest big name set to join the Beardmore Park area of Martlesham Heath, as plans have been lodged for a brand new unit to be built.

Yesterday, 18:20

The shortage of carbon dioxide that forced some supermarkets and pubs to ration fizzy drinks sales has not gone away yet.