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Were you among the many children who paraded along Felixstowe seafront to mark St George’s Day in 1996?

Yesterday, 20:01

Kare Plus had their new branch on Queen’s Street opened by Ipswich mayor Sarah Barber on Wednesday afternoon.

Yesterday, 19:24

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore, and Chief Constable Gareth Wilson are staging a series of public meetings across the county through the coming months – and are encouraging Suffolk residents to attend.

Yesterday, 19:23

Violent crime rose almost a third in Suffolk last year, according to latest figures.

Yesterday, 19:23

An Ipswich man was banned from driving when he ploughed a BMW into a tree leaving his wife with possible life-long injuries.

Yesterday, 19:00

The region’s mental health trust has pledged to eradicate the use of out of area beds by 2021.

Ipswich Town

Ex-England defender Sol Campbell is set to be interviewed by Ipswich Town for the vacant manager’s job, reports the Telegraph.

Ipswich Town caretaker assistant boss Chris Hogg has heaped praise on his former manager Tony Mowbray – but says it’s up to others to decide if he’s the right man for the Portman Road vacancy.

Yesterday, 18:52

Lincoln City have announced that management duo Danny and Nicky Cowley – who were the early bookies’ favourites for the vacant Ipswich Town job – have signed new contracts at the play-off chasing League Two club until 2022.

Yesterday, 18:45

Ipswich Town have taken up the option on young star midfielder Teddy Bishop, keeping him at Portman Road for another year.

Yesterday, 16:42

It’s all too be easy to be cynical, but oh so important not to be if this renewed feelgood factor is to be maintained.

Yesterday, 10:35

Harry Redknapp has, perhaps jokingly, declared his interest in the vacant Ipswich Town manager’s job this morning.

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My first car

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Perry Parsons had a lot of fun in his 1954 two-seater Morgan Plus 4 sports car which, unfortunately came to an untimely end when hit by a bus.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Michael Redgrave shared many exciting and hairy moments with Paula – his 1929 Morris Cowley.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Alan Payne’s 19-year-old Morris 8 would not go up steep hills forwards so he had to go up them backwards.

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Yesterday, 20:27

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.

Yesterday, 20:24

Art For Cure, the art exhibition raising money for cancer research, is back with a bang, once again taking over Glemham Hall. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke spoke to curator and founder Belinda Gray about the new additions to this year’s show

Yesterday, 20:19

English Touring Theatre powerfully re creates and reimagines Tenessee William’s A Street Car Named Desire in an unmissable production that pushes and shoves the play right into the 21st Century.

Yesterday, 13:01

Suffolk Show organisers are launching what is thought to be the first interactive app for an agricultural event of its kind in England.

Yesterday, 09:55

A creepy encounter on Hampstead Heath, a woman who sees colours when she hears the wind, feminist battlecries, Peter Beale from EastEnders with mutton chops and Charles Dance hamming it up like a pro: the BBC’s new adaptation of The Woman in White has it all.

Yesterday, 11:04

Cineworld Ipswich turns 20 on Tuesday and to celebrate, we’ve teamed up with the Cardinal Park multiplex to give away 15 pairs of tickets to see Solo: A Star Wars Story in May.

Wed, 12:11

Strictly Come Dancing champion and actress Joanne Clifton takes me behind the scenes of Flashdance - The Musical at the Ipswich Regent this week.


Yesterday, 22:33

Mike Bacon takes a look at the Witches 60-29 victory at Foxhall over Newcastle Diamonds.

Yesterday, 21:29

Ipswich Witches 60 Newcastle Diamonds 29

Yesterday, 18:11

One of the region’s premier mixed martial arts promotions returns again this weekend, with one of the best cards they have ever put on. Mark Heath previews the action at Contenders 23.

Yesterday, 13:43

Isabel Darvill of the Marks Tey-based Velo-Schils team climbed to victory in the Essex Roads Cycling Club Women Road Race at East Hanningfield.

Yesterday, 12:58

Suffolk official Emily Heaslip said it was ‘an ideal way to finish the season’ after she was appointed as an assistant referee at this season’s FA Women’s Premier League Cup Final this weekend, writes Nick Garnham.

Wed, 15:48

Jack Beaumont was the only player from either side to score more than 40 runs, but his fine knock of 78 was not enough to prevent Copdock & Old Ipswichian from suffering an opening day four-wicket defeat to Frinton-on-Sea in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Wed, 09:25

Ipswich Witches entertain Newcastle Diamonds in both sides’ opening Championship league meeting, at Foxhall on Thursday.

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Yesterday, 06:00

The fact that Suffolk County Council cabinet member Matthew Hicks was considering a bid for the leadership of the authority has been one of the worst-kept secrets in the county’s political circles over the last few months.

Wed, 15:10

What’s orange and not the same as it was?

Mon, 15:20

To infinity and beyond

Mon, 11:15

It has taken a mere two and a bit years but finally I’ve done it. Anyone out there who finds sewing tasks easy will probably find it difficult to understand how the relatively straightforward task of covering an oblong of foam cushion with a piece of material could take so long. Put simply, it was because I didn’t know what I was doing.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Back in the early 1960s as a very small boy, one of my pleasures in life was being taken on a train trip from our home in Saxmundham to our relations’ home in Leiston.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Award-winning playwright Jackie Carreira talks about her first novel, Sleeping Through War: 
a rewind to the tumultuous year of 1968

Thursday, April 12, 2018

When county council leader Colin Noble dropped his bombshell that he had commissioned a report looking at the future of local government in Suffolk, he must have known he was letting off a firecracker in the world of the county’s public sector.



Television and radio comic Miles Jupp has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at the Suffolk Business Awards, which will celebrate the inspiring people and companies across the region.

Yesterday, 14:56

The fate of 300 Carpetright workers will be decided on Thursday when creditors to the stricken retailer vote on a radical store closure programme.

Yesterday, 14:13

Around a third of Poundworld’s stores could be shut under a restructuring plan which would put more than 1,500 jobs at risk.

Yesterday, 13:41

Once the preserve of TV programmes like Tomorrow’s World, 3D printing is now increasingly being used commercially by design and manufacturing companies, including businesses from Suffolk.

Yesterday, 10:02

TSB customers will not have to pay overdraft charges in April, pledges chief executive Paul Pester

Yesterday, 16:54

Innovators in the East of England meet at BT’s global research hub to explore growth opportunities

Yesterday, 15:16

An East Anglian ale brewed with barley long thought to have been extinct has been shortlisted for a major industry award.