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Tributes have been paid to Mr Mason following his death. He worked “passionately” to help homeless people and those with learning difficulties, and helped convince the Government to reinstate a life-extending cancer drug. He was 58.

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Nitro Circus in action. Photo: Mark Watson

Strap in Ipswich, you’re in for a wild ride when Travis Pastrana’s world famous Nitro Circus Live lands at Foxhall Stadium this summer.

Nitro Circus in action. Photo: Mark Watson

What a breathtaking show. At least I think it was, I watched parts of it peering through my fingers.

23 minutes ago
The scene of a shooting at the Old Rectory house in Sible Hedingham.

A countryside community on the Suffolk and Essex border is still in shock after a Georgian mansion resident was shot through his bedroom door by armed intruders as he fled to safety.

06:38
The outbuilding collapsed at around 3.45am as crews used two hose reel jets and two main jets to put out the fire.

A blaze at a farm barn was tackled by firefighters in the mid-Suffolk countryside overnight.

Will Quince pictured with newborn daughter Annie.

Mr Quince said he “just had to get on with it” after helping to deliver Anne Frances (Annie) in the early hours of Saturday.

Yesterday, 21:05
Artist's impression of The Wonderhouse in Colchester

A heritage centre project expected to showcase artefacts from the history of Britain’s oldest recorded town will not be going ahead as planned after representatives decided not to pursue further funding to complete the concept.

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Bartosz Bialkowski makes a good first half save at QPR

Bartosz Bialkowski is out to give manager Mick McCarthy a selection headache as he bids to hold onto the gloves for Ipswich Town.

Yesterday, 20:46
Daryl Murphy beats QPR captain Nedum Onuoha to the ball during the second half

Match highlights as Matt Phillips scores a late winner, condemning Ipswich Town to a late defeat at QPR.

Yesterday, 12:00
Ipswich Manager Mick McCarthy after the final whistle with his players at Loftus Road

A look at the talking points coming out of Ipswich Town’s 1-0 defeat at Queens Park Rangers.

Yesterday, 10:00
Town fans at QPR's Loftus Road ground on Saturday

There was late heartbreak for Ipswich Town’s 3,000 travelling fans as the Blues went down 1-0 at Queens Park Rangers.

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Ryan Fraser in agony on the sideline at the end of the QPR match

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he will look to the emergency loan market after star man Ryan Fraser suffered a ‘nasty’ hamstring injury in this afternoon’s last-gasp 1-0 defeat at Queens Park Rangers.

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Tommy Smith causing chaos in the QPR penalty area as he does an overhead kick in amongst a posse of defenders

Chief football writer Stuart Watson has his say following Ipswich Town’s 2-1 loss at Queens Park Rangers

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Friday, January 29, 2016
Jeff Hurst and his friend working on his 1937 Ford 8 Model Y.

Jeff Hurst tells of learning to drive in and learning how to mend his first car – a 1937 Ford 8 Model Y.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Carrie Secker and her mum in the Fiat 126 she called Racy-Acey.

It was small, red, Italian and sporty – Carrie Secker loved her little Fiat 126.

Friday, January 22, 2016
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Nitro Circus in action. Photo: Mark Watson

Strap in Ipswich, you’re in for a wild ride when Travis Pastrana’s world famous Nitro Circus Live lands at Foxhall Stadium this summer.

What a breathtaking show. At least I think it was, I watched parts of it peering through my fingers.

Yesterday, 09:00

From Suffolk With Love is a new romantic comedy, a movie written, shot on location and starring people from Suffolk. It’s designed to be the county’s calling card to the film world. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to its producers Julien Mery and Matthew McGuchan

Friday, February 5, 2016

A Suffolk town’s theatre and cinema kicked off its 80th birthday celebrations in style with a sell-out premiere screening of star-studded film Dad’s Army.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Proving that music can span the age divide, there was a diverse crowd at Pump & Grind on Thursday night as they hosted De La Soul’s DJ Maseo.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Another week of great music and events is upon us and Remi Morrison brings you a round up of what is happening in Ipswich over the next few days.

Sport

Nitro Circus in action. Photo: Mark Watson

Strap in Ipswich, you’re in for a wild ride when Travis Pastrana’s world famous Nitro Circus Live lands at Foxhall Stadium this summer.

What a breathtaking show. At least I think it was, I watched parts of it peering through my fingers.

Yesterday, 10:03

Anthony Wordsworth admitted that he “got a little bit excited” with his goal celebration after scoring the all-important opening goal in Southend’s 3-0 home win over Colchester United yesterday.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Colchester United manager Kevin Keen described today’s 3-0 defeat at Essex rivals Southend as “another heroic failure.”

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Southend United 3 Colchester United 0

Saturday, February 6, 2016

The Sleeping Giants are back with a packed episode four, discussing the best goal ever scored, comebacks which should never have happened and the FA Vase.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 09:04
Ellen's husband and son

My husband is a mamil – a middle-aged man in Lycra, writes Ellen Widdup.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

It all started with the Christmas gift of a pom-pom, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

This week’s figures about the failure of developers to build enough new homes across Suffolk show just how serious the position is for people trying to find somewhere to live in the county.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Anyone who burns candles with a diameter wider than a small thumbnail will be familiar with the problem of tunnelling − whether they know it or not, writes Sheena Grant.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

You might expect the offspring of two professional writers to have little trouble when it comes to the English language, says Ellen Widdup.

Business

Yesterday, 09:18
Avanti Networking fundraising for CLIC Sargent charity in 2015. Front left, organiser Victoria Sharp.

Businesses belonging to the prominent local networking group, Avanti have celebrated raising over £500 just in the month of December for their chosen charity, CLIC Sargent.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Suppliers, small businesses and individuals have “little chance” of getting any of the quarter of a million pounds they are owed from the collapse of Colchester’s outdoor ice rink.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

The countdown to the county show this year is already running

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has become a sponsor of Suffolk FA’s Walking Football initiative.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Digital Marketing ‘meetup’ group SIMS teams up with Measured Brilliance and Ipswich Borough Council to help businesses in 2016.