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Campaigners last night called for more action to “urgently reverse these alarming trends”, but praised victims for showing bravery to convict perpetrators.

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06:52

Drivers in Ipswich needing to top-up with fuel this morning will struggle to find a litre of petrol for less than 114.7p.

07:00

Pictures from the 1990s show students getting to grips with Kendo at Suffolk College.

More checks have been carried out in Ipswich by police investigating the murder of a man earlier this year.

Yesterday, 21:02

A high-profile former politician will bring plenty of pomp to a leading role in a spectacular family pantomime in Suffolk.

Yesterday, 19:49

Posters have been put up in Ipswich calling for bus passengers to help in a police enquiry.

Yesterday, 19:14

Suffolk firefighters have managed to put out a blaze which sparked in a shed in Rushmere St Andrew this evening.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 15:36

In the cover interview for the latest Kings of Anglia magazine, CHRIS BRAMMER sat down with young Town star Josh Emmanuel - and found him to be a fascinating character.

Yesterday, 12:57

Ipswich Town host Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road on Saturday, looking to end their Championship home campaign with a victory.

Yesterday, 13:00

Sheffield Wednesday are determined to end another league hoodoo when they visit Ipswich Town this weekend.

Yesterday, 12:30

Eleven new scholars are set to join the academy at Ipswich Town next season.

Tue, 12:00

Danny Rowe is determined to kick on from his impressive full debut for Ipswich Town.

Tue, 07:00

Ipswich Town find themselves at a crucial juncture.

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My first car

07:18

Peter Alder’s first set of wheels were pedal power, not horsepower, as a child but set him on his way to nearly two million miles of motoring.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Barbara Mellor tells of motoring adventures in ‘Pushbar’, a modified Austin 7, which came with a few quirks for the bargain price of £5.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Janet Lucas was glad when husband Ted passed his car test as it meant that, when they needed to reverse, she no longer had to push their bubble car backwards.

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Yesterday, 17:59

Ipswich is preparing to pop the cork on a bumper bank holiday weekend for beer, spirits and music lovers as two festival firsts are due to get underway.

Little Mix’s Newmarket Nights gig has sold out, but there’s still hope for fans who hadn’t got their tickets yet.

Yesterday, 21:02

A high-profile former politician will bring plenty of pomp to a leading role in a spectacular family pantomime in Suffolk.

The inspirational African Children’s Choir will perform for school children and the public at Ipswich School.

Performance artist Catherine Hoffmann brings her latest show, Free Lunch with the StenchWench, to Colchester Arts Centre tonight. Described as a humiliating scrap with growing up skint in flat broke Britain, she talks about the “shame of lack”.

Tue, 15:15

It’s not too late to book tickets for one of the great shows at Suffolk theatres in May. Whether you are mad about music, bonkers for Bollywood or perhaps prefer plays, there is something for everyone and we have highlighted just a few of the entertaining events on offer.

Tue, 12:19

This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

Sport

Yesterday, 18:24

Athletics should be the purest form of sport on the planet.

Yesterday, 17:09

Henley Athletic can clinch the SIL Senior Division title with a victory at home to Bramford United on Saturday.

Yesterday, 16:07

Bank Holiday Monday, May 1, from 11am-3pm, offers the opportunity for everyone to give golf a go at Fynn Valley – England Golf’s Most Welcoming Club 2017.

Yesterday, 14:10

One of the most anticipated boxing fights in years happens this weekend at Wembley Stadium. MARK HEATH previews the heavyweight title clash between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.

Yesterday, 13:46

Rick Andrews is hoping to see a bumper crowd at Greens Meadow this weekend as his Stowmarket Town side look to be crowned champions.

Yesterday, 11:46

The final of the Ipswich and District Badminton League Team Championships for the Playford Trophy took place at Northgate Sports Centre, where last year’s winners, Meridians, played Belstead, who were looking to win the competition for the first time.

Star Lifestyle

06:00

It’s been a funny old start to the 2017 General Election campaign after Theresa May’s shock announcement just over a week ago.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Political analysts in London and in the major cities of the Midlands and the North of England are already describing the 2017 poll as the “Brexit Election” – but in this part of the world it is likely to be about many other issues, writes Paul Geater.

Monday, April 17, 2017

You know those books – How to improve your memory in a week etc? It’s going to take longer than a week in my case, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

After my stunning success in predicting last year’s big polls (I put money on a remain victory in the referendum and was sure Hillary Clinton would win the presidency) I was determined to give up my crystal ball. Writes Paul Geater

Monday, April 10, 2017

We took the grandsons swimming and this meant I had to wear my swimming costume... untouched by water in over two years, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

In my quest to live life a little less wastefully, I’m always on the lookout for inspiration from others, writes Sheena Grant.

Business

Yesterday, 10:43

A restoration project pledging to breathe new life into a former Ipswich bank could soon see the historic building transformed into a different kind of landmark.

Yesterday, 17:19

Anglian Water is in the running for a top national honour recognising the UK’s most responsible businesses.

Tue, 18:00

People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.

Tue, 16:24

Registration is now open for the East of England Co-operative Society’s Annual Members’ Meeting.

Tue, 15:52

Alan d Hairdressing Education is celebrating the success of its Ipswich team in reaching the L’Oréal Colour Trophy grand final in London in the Men’s category.

Tue, 14:54

Desktop services group IP Telecom (Holdings) has reported increased annual profits, despite a hit to revenues following the end of a major contract.

Tue, 10:37

Do you fancy a brew? If so, Suffolk-based Adnams has just the answer after bringing together the best of two British staples – beer and tea.