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The travellers in Grange Farm, Kesgrave

Lack of pitches for travellers in Suffolk cannot continue, says councillor Christopher Hudson

A county councillor has said the provision for travellers in Suffolk is “100% untenable”.

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Police investigate the scene of an accident on the corner of Prospect Road and Bramford Road.

Boy taken to Ipswich Hospital after colliding with car in Bramford Road

A young child is being treated for suspected head injuries after colliding with a car in Ipswich.

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Dancers Crystal Main and Bruce Lait

7/7 10th anniversary: Ipswich dancer’s passion for her art helped her overcome tube blast trauma

Professional dancer Crystal Main said her passion for her art has helped her to overcome the psychological trauma of 7/7.

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Front – Cllr Geoff Holdcroft (left) with NRG Theatres’ chief executive, Ray Anderson, watched by (back – left to right) with NRG Theatres’ artist director, Vince Rayner, Cllr Andy Smith and Suffolk Coastal’s Leader, Cllr Ray Herring.

Photo: Paul Nixon

‘Big name’ acts wanted back at Spa Pavilion theatre in Felixstowe as it sets to reopen

Owners of a seaside theatre have extended the deadline for a consultation exercise to gain people’s views on how they would like to see the theatre develop.

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The bomb damaged Circle Line train stopped between Liverpool Street and Aldgate staions in London - AP Photo/Takayuki Kawashima

7/7 10th anniversary: Story of Ipswich British Transport Police officer who led rescue effort at Aldgate

British Transport Police Inspector Bob Munn led the rescue effort after being the first uniformed officer to enter the tunnel at Aldgate on 7/7.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Ipswich care worker avoids jail after spending £3k of man’s savings

An Ipswich care assistant who stole £2,900 from a disabled man’s savings account has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send her straight to prison.

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Front – Cllr Geoff Holdcroft (left) with NRG Theatres’ chief executive, Ray Anderson, watched by (back – left to right) with NRG Theatres’ artist director, Vince Rayner, Cllr Andy Smith and Suffolk Coastal’s Leader, Cllr Ray Herring.

Photo: Paul Nixon

‘Big name’ acts wanted back at Spa Pavilion theatre in Felixstowe as it sets to reopen

Owners of a seaside theatre have extended the deadline for a consultation exercise to gain people’s views on how they would like to see the theatre develop.

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Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, with study, part of a new Constable exhibition at Christchurch Mansion's Wolsey Gallery

The secrets behind Constable’s Suffolk paintings we know and love so well

The genius of Constable is celebrated in a new exhibition at Christchurch Mansion which brings together paintings from the Ipswich Collection along with extensive loans from The Tate, the V&A and the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

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Liz Summers and 

Christine Janes (nee Truman) in 2011, when they brought out the first book of poems. Their neighbour, Dana Taylor, made a number of Dilly dolls!

Now Christine Truman’s Dilly book is in French!

Suffolk’s Christine Truman won the French Tennis Championships in 1959. Now her fictional creation, Dilly, is competing there...

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The 2014 Party in the Park event in Belle Vue Park in Sudbury.

Sudbury gearing up for party in the park in Belle Vue Park

A marching band, jive dancers and a procession of samba drummers are among the attractions expected to pull in thousands of visitors to a ‘party in the park’ event in west Suffolk next weekend.

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The Traditional Night Out in the Tithe Barn

Traditional music day to be held at Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket

Some of the best traditional singers and musicians from across Britain will be coming to a Suffolk museum later this year.

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The damage to the sunroof, which was possibly caused by a meteor strike.

Was there a meteor shower over Ipswich on Wednesday afternoon?

An Ipswich man wants to know if there have been other reports of objects falling from the sky on Wednesday afternoon in what he suspects was a meteor shower.

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Large crowds during the Maverick Festival

Gallery: Easton Farm Park transported to the Deep South for Maverick Festival

Maverick Festival director Paul Spencer says people have accused him of “making a deal with the devil” when it comes to the weather on the first weekend of July.

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Darren Ambrose gives Ipswich the lead at Southampton

‘I’ve made no promises to trialist’, says Ipswich Town boss

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has refused to guarantee Darren Ambrose a future at Portman Road as he runs the rule over the experienced winger.

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Jonathan Parr

Ipswich Town boss says the pressure is on Jonathan Parr as youngsters join Ireland trip

Jonathan Parr has been challenged to cement the left-back berth at Ipswich Town this season, having played second fiddle to Tyrone Mings last season.

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Richard Chaplow celebrates scoring the late winner at Watford

Former Ipswich Town loanee Richard Chaplow signs for Doncaster Rovers

Former Ipswich Town loanee Richard Chaplow has signed a two-year deal with League One side Doncaster Rovers, following his release by relegated Championship side Millwall.

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Terry Butcher

Former Ipswich Town favourites reunited at Newport County AFC

Newport County AFC manager Terry Butcher has appointed former Ipswich Town team-mate Russell Osman his assistant manager at Rodney Parade.

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Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy is ‘fairly close’ to finalising Ipswich Town squad

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is targeting an improvement on last season’s sixth-placed finish after confessing his squad for the new campaign is close to completion.

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Katy Sealy

Suffolk’s Katy Sealy wins gold at Central American Championships

Bawdsey-based heptathlete Katy Sealy won the Central American Championship title for Belize in Nicaragua last week.

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Sudbury Cricket Club

Taverners cricketers name Sudbury team

A top satirist and fundraiser extraordinaire are among the latest names added to the squad of a charity cricket team visiting Suffolk at the end of July.

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Colchester United manager Tony Humes, who has today signed Joe Edwards from Yeovil

Colchester United secure their fourth signing of the summer

Colchester United have today completed the signing of former Yeovil Town captain, Joe Edwards.

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Suffolk go out of Middleton Cup

After winning their two opening games, Suffolk bowls team were knocked out of the Middleton Cup at the weekend.

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Brazil's gymnasts trained at Pipers Vale in 2011, ahead of London 2012.

Brazil, Italy and Germany heading to Ipswich for international gymnastics event

Ipswich Gymnastics Centre hosts its first-ever four-way international women’s artistic competition on Saturday (July 11).

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