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Suffolk police have strongly denied officers have used a Taser against a 91-year-old man after being accused of doing so by a BBC investigation.

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Construction work to tidy up the former Civic Centre site in the heart of Ipswich – and to create a new public square in front of the New Wolsey Theatre.


Suffolk County Council is to contribute £450,000 towards building a case for the construction of a new by-pass around four villages on the A12 in the north of the county.


I’m standing in a queue at a large supermarket. A woman in front of me has long since packed her shopping into carrier bags, writes Matt Gaw.


More than 30 drivers of lorries, light goods vehicles and coaches were stopped by police last week in an initiative aimed to target and disrupt criminal activity.


A Kesgrave father is considering taking the district council and planning inspectorate to the High Court after a three year planning rollercoaster to convert a garage to a starter home for his daughter.


One of the best-known new clothing chains in Britain is set to take over the former Croydon’s store in Ipswich’s Tavern Street.

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Ipswich Town winger Ryan Fraser has been ruled out for at least two months with a medial ligament injury.

Ipswich Town have, according to manager and players alike, their strongest squad in years. STUART WATSON spoke to director of football Dave Bowman and Head of Performance Analysis Jordan Miles about the secrets behind the recruitment process.

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Ipswich Town have, according to manager and players alike, their strongest squad in years. STUART WATSON spoke to director of football Dave Bowman about the secrets behind the recruitment process.

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Ipswich Town have, according to manager and players alike, their strongest squad in years. STUART WATSON spoke to director of football Dave Bowman about the secrets behind the recruitment process.

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Several Ipswich Town players have been in international action over the weekend, representing their countries in World Cup and Euro 2016 Qualifiers, and also Under-21 Championship games.

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Blues fan Karl Fuller this week questions whether a more hostile atmosphere at Portman Road would fire up the Tractor Boys.

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Yesterday, 08:15

Arthur Howell found something fishy going on when his 1931 Singer had to be towed home.

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Keith Fowler with his 1958 Austin A55 Cambridge.

Keith Fowler tells how his Austin A55 Cambridge taught him a lot about what made cars go... and stop!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Des Burnells wife, Hazel, and their children, Gillian and Avenda, with Mary Jane the Austin 10-4.

Des Burnell tells us good old Mary Jane – an Austin 10-4 which was sometimes contrary, but always elegant and stately and loved by all the family.

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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Anthony Ogogo said he would like to take on the Strictly judges in the boxing ring after they were “harsh” on him as he became the second contestant to leave this year’s competition.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Eileen Hicks knows how dementia can ‘steal’ the person you married. When she realised she could help fight the disease, she vowed to act

Saturday, October 10, 2015

An exciting new contemporary sculpture will be built at Snape Maltings next year to give visitors a different way of looking at the landscape.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top ideas.

Friday, October 9, 2015

A weekend-long celebration of local food – with the emphasis on shellfish – is under way in a riverside Suffolk town.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

When Pc Jason Lambourne isn’t working for Suffolk Constabulary, he dons another emergency services uniform for work as an extra in hit television shows and films, including the latest 007 movie.



Bury Town have added former Brightlingsea Regent and AFC Sudbury midfielder Ollie Canfer to their squad, ahead of tonight’s Ryman North Division home encounter against Soham Town Rangers (kick-off 7.45pm).

Air Force Blue flew home in the £500,000 Dubai Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday destroying his rivals and confirming his position as leading two-year-old colt of the season.


The weekend’s action from the Suffolk & Ipswich League


Reports from the weekend’s Thurlow Nunn Division games.

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The weekend’s reports from the Ryman League.

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Ipswich seamer Reece Topley wants to become the first left-arm fast bowler to take a century of Test wickets for England, as he targets a prolific few months on the international stage.

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It’s been a funny old week... well, to tell the truth, it hasn’t made me laugh much, writes Lynne Mortimer.

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Everyone can be treated on the NHS regardless of budget

I inadvertently found a sure-fire way to save money last week. But I couldn’t recommend it to anyone, writes Sheena Grant as she continues with her mission to live a thriftier lifestyle.

Saturday, October 10, 2015
Ellen's daughter and son. 'As my kids grow up and get a better grasp of social media, I can hardly act outraged by what they post about me in return'

One of the first lessons we learn as children is how to share, writes Ellen Widdup.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Did Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt let the cat out of the bag on Tax Credits?

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne attracted all the headlines at the Tory party conference this week when he announced that councils would be able to set and spend business rates – instead of being a conduit for the government.

Monday, October 5, 2015
Have you been to zoo lately?

What better way to end our holiday than spending a day at Banham Zoo with three-year-old grandson George.


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One of Ipswich’s oldest pubs has re-opened under new ownership after more than six months of being closed, and looks set to become a haven for craft beer enthusiasts.

Patrick Cheung, right, with brother, Vincent.

An Ipswich chef-entrepreneur has achieved his dream of opening up his own restaurant in London’s Chinatown.

From left, Steve Leech, Darren Cribb and Luke Tuttlebee with Sarah Beeny.

A Suffolk and Essex-based home improvements firm is celebrating after winning a national franchisee accolade.

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Important role for the region in growth of the IT industry

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Stansted Airport

Bosses at Stansted Airport hope to set a new record for passenger numbers next year – as it moves ever-closer to offering scheduled long-haul flights.