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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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Police have issued a new date for a bike safety event abruptly cancelled yesterday after officers failed to turn up.

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Two Suffolk councils are set to lock horns over the proposed construct of 475 homes on the edge of Ipswich.


A three vehicle crash has blocked one lane of the A14 eastbound at Copdock.

Parents have launched a campaign to re-open a Saturday club which provided support for children on the autistic spectrum in Suffolk.


A train fault is causing disruption in the Ipswich area this morning, causing some services to be cancelled or delayed at short notice.


A car owner had a rude awakening overnight on Monday after his dog alerted him to his vehicle on fire outside his Ipswich home.

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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 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.

Yesterday, 14:18

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.

Yesterday, 12:19

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.

Yesterday, 11:11

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

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Ipswich Town legend Ray Crawford has hailed young Blues loanee Matt Clarke’s contribution at Portsmouth, following the teenager’s summer loan switch to the League Two promotion hopefuls.

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Yesterday, 08:15

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

Yesterday, 08:14
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

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.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Tonight marks the grand final of the Great British Bake Off and viewers will watch as Ian Cumming, Nadiya Hussain and Tamal Ray battle it out for the Bake Off crown.


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The weekend’s action from the Suffolk & Ipswich League

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Reports from the weekend’s Thurlow Nunn Division games.

Yesterday, 16:50

The weekend’s reports from the Ryman League.

Yesterday, 12:41

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.

Yesterday, 06:00

Saturday’s sad capitulation at Shrewsbury is a massive “wake-up call” for under-achieving Colchester United.

Yesterday, 06:00

A man in his 50s and believed to be from north Suffolk has died at a motocross track in what is the second fatality to rock the sport in a matter of weeks.

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Yesterday, 12:53

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

Yesterday, 08:00
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.


Yesterday, 16:00

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.

Yesterday, 16:53
IYJI Ipswich staff

Important role for the region in growth of the IT industry

Yesterday, 14:29
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.

Yesterday, 06:00
Should you register as a sole trader or a limited company?

What do you think your first year profits will look like? This may sound like a question from Dragons Den, but it is an important one if you are starting a new business.

Sunday, October 11, 2015
Jayne Tarrant receives her award for Medpac from Karen Faux, editor of Practical Pre-School magazine

Suffolk mum’s success with award-winning medical product