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The East of England Air Ambulance was called to Shenstone Drive after a woman in her 60s became seriously ill

Woman in 60s in critical condition after falling ill in Ipswich

A woman has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after falling ill in Ipswich.

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Car and motorbike collide in Foxhall Road

Car and dirtbike collide near Ipswich school

A motorcyclist escaped without serious injury following a collision with a car in Foxhall Road, Ipswich, this morning.

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Are you ready for the start of spring? Don’t forget to change your clocks this weekend

British Summer Time begins this Sunday (March 29) when the clocks go forwards by an hour and the nights will be noticeably lighter.

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The car is rescued from the pond - photo courtesy of iwitness Jane Davis

Man dramatically rescued from upturned car after it careers into pond in Rumburgh

A driver was left stranded on top of an upturned car in the middle of a pond after the vehicle left a country road in the early hours of this morning.

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West Suffolk’s cancer survival rates hailed as best in the region

Cancer survival rates for those living in west Suffolk are the best in the East of England, new figures reveal.

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Tobias Aldred (1) admires the Constable painting on show at Christchurch Mansion in Ipswich.

Constable painting has a BIG impact on Ipswich art gallery

It’s the centrepiece of the most important art exhibition at Ipswich’s Wolsey Gallery for years – but what is the most striking feature of John Constable’s masterpiece Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows?

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Robert Crighton, The Summoning of Everyman

There was a lot of good drama before Shakespeare, says touring playwrite

A lot of good drama is ignored because it’s judged not to be “as good” as Shakespeare says Robery Crighton. entertainment writer Wayne Savage finds out more about this and more forthcoming theatre

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Author Kate Worsley at Harwich.

Who are the finalists in the 2015 New Angle Prize? Six of the best reads pulsing with the lifeblood of East Anglia

Six books with the flavour of East Anglia running through them like sticks of seaside rock have been announced as the finalists in the 2015 New Angle Prize for Literature.

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Red Rose Chain stage Different Buttons. Photo: Bill Jackson

Review: Different Buttons, Red Rose Chain, The Avenue theatre, Ipswich,to March 28

Originally written to mark the closure of Ipswich’s St Clement’s Hospital, this isn’t an easy watch but when the theatre falls dark you can’t help but feel a spark of hope.

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The I Make Fun Stuff pop-up shop in Tower Ramparts, Ipswich, closes this Saturday.

Ipswich pop-up artists’ shop to close its doors.

There isn’t long before the artists’ pop-shop in Ipswich’s Tower Ramparts closes its doors.

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Tony Nelson took this photo of the rhea close to the water tower just outside Hollesley. Photo: cTony Nelson 2015

Exotic bird is captured in Suffolk by animal sanctuary - and identified as a rhea

An exotic bird seen roaming the Suffolk countryside has been safely captured and taken in by an animal sanctuary.

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Roe deer feeding in oilseed rape field, Suffolk, by Kevin Sawford

Gallery: Wildlife snapper Kevin Sawford to lead Ipswich and District Photographic Society’s talk

An award-winning wildlife photographer will be giving an illustrated talk on his craft to a group of like-minded enthusiasts.

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Jonny Williams celebrates scoring at Sheffield Wednesday earlier this season. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Jonny Williams thanks fans for their ‘special support’ following his return to Ipswich Town

Jonny Williams has thanked fans for their ‘special support’ following his return to Ipswich Town for a third spell.

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Ipswich Town's Jonny Williams celebrates with the fans after setting up a goal at Brighton this time last year. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ipswich Town’s love affair with ‘Joniesta’ started the moment he silenced the Brighton boo-boys

The moment he silenced the Brighton boo-boys was the moment Ipswich Town supporters fell in love with Jonny Williams.

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Paul Taylor, left

Ipswich Town outcast Paul Taylor labels Blackburn Rovers as ‘biggest club I’ve been to’

Ipswich Town forgotten man Paul Taylor insists Blackburn Rovers is the place he wants to be, labelling the Lancashire club the biggest he has been at.

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Jonny Williams, pictured during his loan spell at Ipswich Town earlier this season

Ipswich Town beat the loan deadline day to land Jonny Williams and Zeki Fryers

Ipswich Town have completed a sensational double swoop moments before the 5pm ‘emergency’ loan deadline – landing Jonny Williams and Zeki Fryers from Crystal Palace.

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Kenny McEvoy, one of 42 players by the Us this season, has a late chance against Sheffield United in his only outing, before his return to Tottenham

Colchester United: more players used in one season, since the end of World War Two!

Colchester United have used more players, during this relegation-haunted season, than in any other season since they joined the Football League back in 1950.

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U's boss Tony Humes. who has this afternoon signed Richard Brindley on loan from Rotherham

Colchester United snap up right-back Richard Brindley on loan from Rotherham

Colchester United have snapped up right-back Richard Brindley on loan from Rotherham, on loan transfer deadline day today.

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Action from the Butterfly during the Suffolk County Swimming Championships at Crown Pools.

Gallery: Team Ipswich win top award for swimming at Suffolk County Championships

The Suffolk County Championships took place over the past three weekends at Crown Pools, including teams from all over the county, with Team Ipswich taking the top club award with 2654 points.

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Tom Eastman wins a head against Oldham's Jonson Clarke-Harris, from earlier this season

“We have eight cup finals coming up” – Colchester United defender Tom Eastman

At this time of the season, a 13-day break between games is far from ideal, especially when you are battling against relegation.

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