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A vehicle has broken down on the Orwell Bridge this morning and is causing traffic to queue on the eastbound carriageway.

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A couple have thanked Ipswich Hospital for the care staff gave their premature twin nieces by ditching their wedding gift list and asking for donations for the neonatal unit instead.

06:00

Amid the maelstrom created by the Steve Wright murders in 2006 London gang violence erupted at a town nightclub and claimed the life of a young man.

20 minutes ago

The police hunt for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague has been labelled “incompetent” by his mother, as an online campaign has raised more than £20,000 to hire a private investigator.

06:00

A 77-year-old widow has told of the hurt and pain she has suffered after necklaces given to her by her husband were stolen from her home by the suspected gang of prolific burglars.

Yesterday, 22:56

An apprentice mechanic from Ipswich who is driving for gender equality in the workplace has won national recognition for her talent.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 06:00

Former Ipswich Town star Darren Ambrose is confident that his beloved Blues will come good under manager Mick McCarthy following a ‘transitional period’.

Mon, 22:09

Ipswich Town will host National League outfit Lincoln City in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup, after the Imps defeated League One side, Oldham Athletic, 3-2, at Sincil Bank on Monday night.

Mon, 16:33

Ex-Ipswich Town homegrown star Titus Bramble is back at the club as a youth team coach. STUART WATSON spoke to him about an emotional trip to Ghana and how he wants the Blues’ current teenagers not to repeat his mistakes.

Mon, 11:58

Ipswich Town’s inconsistent form continued with a 2-0 defeat at Bristol City on Saturday and has left supporters wondering just what their club’s ambitions are for the future.

Mon, 06:00

Just what is the plan? Ipswich Town fans deserve some clarity because it’s impossible to work out what the club’s short, medium and long-term ambitions are right now.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy admits it has been ‘one step forwards, one step back’ for his side this season following today’s 2-0 defeat at Bristol City.

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My first car

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Bing Boast tells of the first in his line of 37 cars – a 1938 Morris 8 – in the days when you could do DIY maintenance and repairs.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Malcolm Ireson tells to fashioning a handbrake for his Renault 8.3HP to keep it on the road when the MOT test was introduced.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Graham Curtis fell for the looks of a rare Ford Consul Capri GT but trouble lay ahead.

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Yesterday, 17:02

Naughty elves have been holding toys captive, redecorating Christmas trees and swinging from the lampshades over the past week.

Yesterday, 15:15

The Colchester Mercury has a well deserved reputation for staging some of the most lavish traditional pantomimes in East Anglia.

Yesterday, 00:23

There were no dancing cups and saucers, singing clocks or candelabra hosts but who needs the Disney sparkle when you have the true magic of panto?

Tue, 09:00

One of the country’s biggest music stars, Olly Murs, has been named as a headline act for the 2017 Newmarket Nights summer concert series.

Mon, 18:36

Christchurch Mansion, Fore Street Swimming Pool and the Town Hall are just a handful of Ipswich’s prestigious buildings set to be opened up for filming as part of the Screen Suffolk deal under latest plans by town bosses.

Mon, 14:00

Inspired snappers in Kesgrave enjoyed the summer sun and braved the wintry weather to share their stills in the latest Kesgrave Photography Competition.

Sport

Yesterday, 14:59

Rising Norfolk MMA star Andre Goncalves has vowed to put on a show on his return to the cage this weekend.

Yesterday, 08:03

Ollie Brown and Jacob Marsden were Leiston’s FA Trophy heroes as the Blues emerged 5-3 winners in a spot-kick shoot-out last night.

Tue, 14:43

Exciting Suffolk fighter Corrin Eaton is taking inspiration from a visit to the world’s greatest gladiatorial arena as he prepares to set foot back in the cage this weekend.

Tue, 12:43

Teenage star Connor Mountain never felt his chance with Ipswich had gone, even after he broke his back in a track crash at Birmingham in July.

Mon, 23:32

Fans of the Suffolk Saxons were kept on the edge of their seats throughout tonight’s National Badminton League fixture – but were rewarded with a win thanks to dogged determination by the players.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Millwall 5 Braintree Town 2

Star Lifestyle

Mon, 18:24

Here is your spoiler alert: In the improbable event that your child gets hold of this page of the newspaper, do not let them read on - warsn mum-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

I’m told I’m something of a rarity because I’m a man who actually likes going into shops – so this time of the year doesn’t fill me with as much horror as it does some, writes Paul Geater.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

It was a first, writes Lynne Mortimer. Daughter Ruth, recently married, invited me to have lunch with her at the council offices where she works.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

No-one would argue that 2016 has been anything other than a strange year. A very strange year, writes Sheena Grant.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

When I was a kid I was obsessed with my imagined vision of “life in the future” - which centered largely around the year 2015, writes Ellen Widdup.

Business

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Community leaders who met to discuss Suffolk’s latest nuclear power station proposals have agreed its developers need to offer a better deal for the county.

06:00

An award-winning Suffolk healthcare firm has unveiled an app to help people injured at work or in road accidents to access quick and effective physiotherapy advice via a smartphone or tablet.

Yesterday, 12:45

Container storage company Mr Box, based at Great Blakenham, near Ipswich, has been purchased for an undisclosed sum by the UK arm of Mobile Mini, which has its global headquarters in Arizona.

Yesterday, 06:00

Small businesses from Suffolk and north Essex were among 100 from across the UK invited to a reception at 10 Downing Street ahead of last week’s Small Business Saturday event.

Yesterday, 06:00

The best and brightest have been recognised at an awards ceremony to promote the role of women in East Anglia’s tech sector.