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The resignation of Suffolk County Council’s former education spokeswoman Lisa Chambers from the authority has formally robbed the ruling Conservative group at Endeavour House of its majority.

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A motorist who was seriously injured in a crash on the A134 on Tuesday evening has died.


Suffolk’s MPs are likely to provide a united front in support of the Government in any new debate on bombing Syria in the wake of the Paris atrocities.


Babergh councillors are today being urged to give permission for more than 600 homes on the edge of Ipswich – despite strong opposition from the town itself.

Yesterday, 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.

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Nearly 780 homes have been identified as “long term empty” in the Suffolk Coastal area – but housing chiefs are confident they are getting to grips with the problem.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 17:30

Ipswich Town face a trio of televised games, starting at Charlton on Saturday, but how much do you know about the Blues’ history on TV?

Yesterday, 16:23

Bury Town boss Ben Chenery could field several youngsters as he gets his priorities in place, ahead of tonight’s Suffolk Premier Cup clash at Felixstowe & Walton.

Yesterday, 14:24

The Soccer AM cameras were at Ipswich Town’s Playford Road training base recently, where former Blue Jimmy Bullard faced Brett Pitman in a special challenge.

Mon, 10:11

Jonathan Douglas is pleased to be making the most of his more attacking role at Portman Road, with Mick McCarthy giving the Irishman a licence to be Ipswich Town’s midfield ‘nuisance’.

Mon, 10:10

All the goals from Ipswich Town’s 2-2 home draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Mon, 10:10

It’s said that charity begins at home. Well Ipswich Town have been showing a little too much of that this season.

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Kate Berridge reminisces about some of fun cars she has owned and a few she would rather forget!

Saturday, November 14, 2015
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.

Monday, November 9, 2015
Felix Newson's Jeep on the beach at Jacob's Ladder at Felixstowe.

Felix Newson really hit the beach in the Sixties in his Second World War Willys Jeep – great fun in summer but freezing in winter.

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Yesterday, 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.

Mon, 15:10

The show started with a video endorsement from Mick Fleetwood and from the opening song intro you could tell why he was happy for this tribute band to be playing the Fleetwood Mac back catalogue.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Elio Pace, along with his talented band, provided a rousing and accurate rendition of Billy Joel’s hits – and some lesser known album tracks – in a concert suitable for both die-hard fans of the Piano Man and those new to the American star’s music.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Hundreds of hardy runners braved the wintry conditions this morning to take part in the annual Adnams Southwold 10K Run.


Yesterday, 23:01

Colchester United are resigned to yet another season of struggle against relegation, following a horrible defeat to bottom club Crewe tonight.

Yesterday, 21:40

Colchester United 2 Crewe Alexandra 3

Yesterday, 16:19

The FA Vase Third Round draw was made yesterday, with ties scheduled to be played on Saturday, December 12.

Yesterday, 16:09

Felixstowe & Walton and Bury Town could take some separating when the in-form duo go head-to-head in the Suffolk Premier Cup, at the Goldstar Ground, tonight (7.45pm KO).

Yesterday, 13:49

AFC Sudbury boss Jamie Godbold has been busy in the transfer market of late.

Yesterday, 13:26

Bury Town have re-signed talented midfielder Connor Hall.

Star Lifestyle

Mon, 11:09

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.

Sunday, November 15, 2015
As much as half the world's food ends up being thrown away, say investigators.

Maybe it’s a sign of increasing age but hardly a day goes by just lately that I don’t feel concerned for the future of the human race.

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Ellen and her children

Ellen Widdup writes a letter to her two children ahead of the arrival of number three.


Yesterday, 14:00

Suffolk-based JR Executive Travel has been acquired in a buy-out deal valuing the business at £1.8million.

Yesterday, 17:18
Hopkins Homes' Bure Place development.

Suffolk-based housebuilder Hopkins Homes has now achieved a hat-trick of national awards for its restoration and conversion of a Victorian listed building in Norfolk.

Yesterday, 10:30
Jonathan Agar of Birketts. left, with Ian Thoroughgood of Grant Thornton.

Suffolk’s leading companies have together recorded solid growth in sales and profits over the past year, according to the new Suffolk Limited report from Grant Thornton.

Yesterday, 06:00
Fork Rent is one of three Suffolk firms in the new Investec Mid-Market 100 listing.

Three Suffolk firms have broken into a bi-annual listing of the UK’s 100 fastest-growing mid-market private companies.

Mon, 11:44

Potato crisp maker Fairfields has teamed up with yet another food and drink producer from the region, with the launch of Adnams Ghost Ship-flavoured crisps.