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Highways England has released details of planned new and ongoing work over the coming week, including a junction exit closure on the A12 at Colchester.

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A free mentoring programme to support young people living in rural parts of the county is set to be launched at the Suffolk Show.

Little ships involved in rescuing soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk added a splash of colour to Ipswich Waterfront this weekend.

Need to do some last-minute barbecue shopping this Bank Holiday? Below is a full list of opening hours for major supermarkets in Suffolk and Essex.

Community leaders have given the go-ahead for a new business park on the edge of Ipswich which will bring major benefits for Britain’s top container port and create up to 1,500 jobs.

Ed Sheeran has insisted that the only people who will lose out in his war against secondary ticket-selling sites are touts - not his fans.

Six people have been honoured for their outstanding voluntary work to help and serve the community in which they live.

Ipswich Town

Paul Hurst could be named Ipswich Town manager by the end of this coming week following Shrewsbury Town’s 2-1 extra-time defeat to Rotherham defeat in today’s League One Play-Off Final at Wembley.

18:34

Shrewsbury manager Paul Hurst insisted it was not time to comment on links to the Ipswich Town job following his side’s Wembley loss this afternoon.

18:05

Ipswich Town look set to move for Shrewsbury boss Paul Hurst after his Wembley heartbreak. Andy Warren watched the game.

06:00

Ipswich Town eyes will be firmly fixed on Wembley this afternoon as managerial target Paul Hurst bids to win promotion to the Championship with Shrewsbury.

Yesterday, 06:00

In just a few weeks, Josh Emmanuel will be back at Ipswich Town’s training ground looking to impress the club’s new manager - but he has a job to finish first.

Fri, 18:55

Ipswich Town will have their kits manufactured by adidas for the next four years.

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My first car

Sunday, May 20, 2018

The end of the road for Charles Drake’s 1947 Standard 10 Tourer was something of a moving experience on a foggy, frosty morning.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Tony Hewlett had some explaining to do when his 1962 Ford Popular was used by criminals and he did not know it was missing. But it didn’t fare so well as a tow car.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

More than 60 cars later, David Woodhouse’s favourite is still his first – a 1949 Triumph Dolomite Roadster.

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20:41

Paloma Faith is back and turning her eye on the world around her. The new mum spoke about taking time off to have her first child and why her latest album is about fighting for a better future.

Ed Sheeran has insisted that the only people who will lose out in his war against secondary ticket-selling sites are touts - not his fans.

Fri, 18:04

Bobby Robson - More Than A Manager gets a special stadium screening at Portman Road, home of Ipswich Town Football Club, tonight. We chat to one of the film’s directors, Torquil Jones.

Fri, 14:34

The transformation of the Ipswich Waterfront into an outdoor photography gallery begins this week as familiar landmarks, including the former Burtons Mill and the Winerack, prepare to host the work of internationally and locally renowned photographers for the second PhotoEast Festival.

Fri, 14:30

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Fri, 14:23

This year PhotoEast is looking at the theme of Belonging. As the photo-festival on Ipswich Waterfront gets underway Arts editor Andrew Clarke speaks to photographer Gillian Allard about a group of female refugees who have discovered they belong in Suffolk

Fri, 12:45

From a children’s festival to gruesome goings-on at a castle, wildlife trails and even a superhero training day, there are lots of open-air activities to enjoy over half-term week - not forgetting the Suffolk Show!

Sport

Fri, 19:19

Mike Bacon takes a look at the new England captaincy appointment, the start of the French Open and why football needs a break – evem just for a month!

Fri, 16:06

Suffolk’s Arnold Allen steps into the cage for the biggest fight of his career on Sunday – and he feels it’s his time to shine.

Fri, 15:03

Foxhall Stadium is again the setting for Bank Holiday motorsport action, writes Dean Cox.

Fri, 12:35

Suffolk have been dealt a big blow ahead of Sunday’s T20 double-header against Bedfordshire at Bury St Edmunds, writes Nick Garnham.

Fri, 09:57

Needham manager Richard Wilkins has added two quality players to his squad ahead of the new season.

Thu, 18:42

Excitement is building for the Women’s Tour as dignitaries take up the chance to ride part of the Suffolk route ahead of the main event next month.

Thu, 18:11

Ipswich Witches team boss Ritchie Hawkins is trying to look at the positives after the Suffolk side’s home clash with Berwick Bandits was called off tonight.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 06:00

The Ideas for Ipswich document produced by planning consultants Allies and Morrison is packed with ideas for the future development of the town centre.

Wed, 12:38

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have not yet headed off on honeymoon, so if they haven’t booked year, why not come to East Anglia

Mon, 09:50

It was an extraordinary wedding in many ways... no, not Prince Harry’s

Friday, May 18, 2018

There have been a lot of Royal stories around this week ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Suffolk County Council’s new leader Matthew Hicks will be spending the next week putting the final touches to his new cabinet and his formal acceptance speech before he formally takes over the reins of power at Endeavour House.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

After their wedding, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will likely become a Duke and Duchess... but of where? Here’s a look at the options

Business

Fri, 18:11

Suffolk hotels pledge support for Suffolk Accident Rescue Service

Fri, 16:54

Ipswich plant firm Thompson & Morgan wins Plant of the Year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Fri, 13:39

Sudbury-based Charlotte’s unique eco-friendly handbag is in the running for an international award

Suffolk businesses are being encouraged to consider exporting as part of trade opportunities after Brexit.

Thu, 18:17

The new owners of iconic cider brand Aspall underlined their commitment to Suffolk as they revealed plans to upgrade its facilities at a cost of £7m to £10m.

Thu, 17:55

BT staff at Adastral Park, Suffolk met today to discuss the threat to their jobs

Thu, 15:58

Landlord is blamed in shock closure of Sudbury discount store