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Black Friday is nearly upon us and it is set to kick off the busiest Christmas online shopping periods.

Foundation Street is one of the oldest streets in Ipswich, connecting the port with the town centre. Buildings which had stood for centuries were demolished in the early 1960s in what was then seen as “improvements”.


A new initiative to reduce dog fouling in west Suffolk has seen dog bag dispensers installed at two popular parks.


Should Ipswich Borough Council spend £3million on doubling the size of the Crown Car Park – or go the whole hog and quadruple it at a cost of about £12m?


Work on a near-£2million refurbishment of Ipswich railway station has started – and is set to continue until August next year.

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A 25-year-old man from south London who was arrested following a robbery at a convenience store in Claydon has been charged.

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Young Ipswich Town goalkeeper Michael Crowe has joined Stevenage on loan until January 10.

Ipswich Town are currently on their longest winless streak ever when it comes to live televised matches. Stuart Watson takes a look back at the 11 games the Blues have been on the box in 2015.

Ipswich Town midfielder Luke Hyam has joined fellow Championship club Rotherham on loan until January 23, the Blues including a 24-hour recall clause.

Ipswich Town can take advantage of the huge unrest surrounding Charlton Athletic when the two sides meet at The Valley on Saturday lunchtime (12.30pm).

Yesterday, 14:57

Ipswich Town youngster James Alabi has joined National League side Grimbsy Town on loan until January 3.

Yesterday, 10:34

Ipswich Town midfielder Luke Hyam will sign a loan deal with Championship strugglers Rotherham United, before tomorrow’s 5pm deadline, we understand.

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Friday, November 20, 2015

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Alan Cugnoni's first car was a  a rare ‘boat tail’ version Austin 7,  two-seater soft-top.

Alan Cugnoni’s first car – a rare ‘boat tail’ Austin 7, two-seater soft-top – was not an easy car to drive.

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The New Wolsey Young Company stages its first ever musical, Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, next spring and needs performers.

Tue, 23:12

Kieron Dyer was given a rare night of luxury after winning a stay at the Jungle Boutique Hotel, but tensions are running high in the I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here camp.

Yesterday, 14:50

A man once sworn at by Brian Clough is a Children’s Short Story Competition judge!

Tue, 15:48

The twinkling Christmas tree lights are a true sign that Santa is really on his way and Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds have already turned theirs on, but when will the rest of the county be lit up?

Musical theatre fans have never had it so good. Over the next few months the Regent will play host to Sound of Music, Annie, Cats and Sister Act. Hairspray set the bar high.

Mon, 17:38

The clocks are set to be turned back 200 years as Christmas ‘Dickensian style’ comes to west Suffolk.


Tony Humes has today parted company with Colchester United.

Colchester United have switched their weekly press conference from the club’s training ground, at Florence Park, Tiptree, to the stadium this lunchtime.

Yesterday, 21:33

Colchester United manager Tony Humes has admitted that he was shocked with the way his team “buckled” during Tuesday night’s 3-2 home defeat to Crewe.

Yesterday, 17:10

Ipswich put together a fantastic second-half performance to bring home an important 75-50 win on the road against London Westside, who are still searching for their first win.

Yesterday, 15:43

Suffolk golfer Josh Robertson is celebrating a notable victory in America.

Yesterday, 14:41

Reece Topley is targeting a prized spot in the England squad for next year’s World T20 tournament in India.

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Last week’s shock resignation by Suffolk County Council cabinet member for education Lisa Chambers shone a bright spotlight on the tensions that remain within the Tory group at Endeavour House.

Yesterday, 10:20
Should power move away from Suffolk's Endeavour House headquarters?

My broadside against the region’s devolution proposals provoked a significant number of responses sent to me in its wake from many different quarters.

Mon, 11:09
Lynne Mortimer

Excuse the bluntness but this is how it was said to me.

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Richard Porritt, with newly-arrived baby Number Three

Ellen Widdup is away – recovering in a hospital bed. That’s right Number Three has arrived.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Lynne Mortimer

Grandchildren. Wonderful. But tiring, writes Lynne Mortimer.


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The Buttermarket Centre will become a £35m entertainment complex

Cinema giant Empire has signed up for a new £35m leisure complex being created in the Buttermarket Shopping Centre, Ipswich.

Yesterday, 19:12
Ipswich council leader David Ellesmere at the former sugar beet factory site off Sproughton Road.

A new Enterprize Zone involving 10 development sites across East Anglia, with the potential to create 18,500 jobs, was announced by Chancellor George Osborne today.

Yesterday, 16:29
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivering his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review to MPs in the House of Commons
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The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review today divided opinion between unions employers.

Members of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce team outside the chamber's offices at Felaw Maltings in Ipswich.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is among the nominees in two categories of the British Chambers of Commerce Awards, which are due to be announced at a ceremony in central London tonight.