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Proposals to extend one of Suffolk’s best-loved tourist attractions are set to get the go-ahead, despite opposition from community leaders.

15:34

Ed Sheeran was reunited with his “best mate growing up” in Suffolk when he appeared on BBC’s Graham Norton Show.

Dogs, search and rescue teams and members of the public are combing a vast area of woodland, forest and farmland around Barton Mills today as the hunt for Corrie McKeague continues.

Proposals to double beach hut rents have been labelled as “completely unfair” and “a tax on Felixstowe”.

11:18

Wealthy landowners in Suffolk and Essex are set to share in a £500million EU farm subsidies boost due to the devaluation of the pound following the Brexit vote.

10:09

Last night was the coldest in four years in parts of Suffolk and Essex, according to forecasters.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 18:48

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he didn’t even know owner Marcus Evans was in attendance at the John Smith’s Stadium this afternoon as the Blues lost 2-0 to Huddersfield Town.

Yesterday, 18:30

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has confirmed that the club is set to sign midfielder Toumani Diagouraga on loan from Leeds United and that former Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor will start a trial on Monday.

Yesterday, 17:23

Ipswich Town’s week to forget concluded with a 2-0 defeat at Huddersfield Town.

Yesterday, 14:08

Ipswich Town are reportedly close to sign Leeds United midfielder Toumani Diagouraga on loan from fellow Championship club Leeds United.

Yesterday, 08:00

Ipswich Town end a difficult week with a tricky game at Championship high-fliers Huddersfield Town this afternoon.

Fri, 17:50

Ipswich Town will hope to put the horror of two poor games against Lincoln City in the FA Cup third round with a victory when they return to league duty this weekend.

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My first car

Yesterday, 12:46

Judith Palmer learned to drive in her Nissan Micra called Mo who became her motoring companion to music festivals and gigs.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Engineer Frank Kelly became a dab hand at modifying his Moggy Traveller but the performance didn’t always live up to the speedometer.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Guy Ransom bought his Bertone X1/9 in 1990 and this ‘bella’ Italian sports car is still a big part of his and wife Claire’s lives.

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Colchester author asks: How did celebrated textile designer make it in a man’s world?

Yesterday, 10:03

John and his wife fell in love talking about civil service reform. Yes, honestly!

Fri, 14:16

Looking for a family day out, something to entertain younger children or a chance to get some fresh air?
Our weekly days out guide brings you suggestions for family activities to entertain various age groups throughout the weekend.

Fri, 11:55

Being a grown up usually means a life of responsibility, stress and mature behaviour, but you know what they say about ‘all work and no play’...

Thu, 17:19

The owner of a fire-damaged Suffolk pub has expressed his willingness to sell the historic building to a community group wishing to take it on.

Sport

12:30

AFC Sudbury boss Jamie Godbold hopes common sense will prevail and his side will be given all three points after Sudbury’s clash with Hendon was abandoned on Saturday with just seconds left.

Fri, 17:10

AFC Sudbury midfield schemer Craig Parker is hoping his side can gain a bit of momentum and climb up the Ryman Premier Division table.

Fri, 16:37

Bury St Edmunds RFC head coach Gavin Hogg admits his side have struggled to apply the intensity levels week in, week out, this campaign.

Fri, 12:06

Leiston boss Glen Driver admits the praise his side continues to get for their style of football is something to be proud of.

Thu, 20:53

Colchester United U-23s 2 Manchester City U-23s 1

Thu, 18:14

If you’re looking for exciting, edge-of-your-seat sporting action then you are probably less than inclined to watch an Ipswich Town match at the moment – especially after the FA Cup third round replay embarrassment of this week.

Thu, 17:53

Ben Chenery is looking for his players to react after two recent defeats on the road.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 10:00

Last week an American girl came to work in our office, writes working mum-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Thu, 10:47

Suffolk County Council’s publication of possible routes for a northern by-pass for Ipswich does take the project forward – but there is a very long way to go before any new road is built, writes Paul Geater.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

This is the time of year when we hear about the crisis in the NHS with A&E units struggling to cope – and social care facing financial meltdown, writes Paul Geater.

Monday, January 9, 2017

January can be depressing, so depressing, in fact, that someone has even done a calculation to pinpoint the exact day when we’re likely to be at our most melancholy, writes Sheena Grant.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

I’ve never really understood the fanfare and sponsorship that goes alongside the annual attempts to abstain from booze, writes Ellen Widdup.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

I cannot imagine how miserable life must be as a commuter – especially someone travelling four or five times a week to London, writes Paul Geater.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

New Year’s Eve is usually a massive disappointment for parents of young children, writes working mum-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Business

Yesterday, 13:13

Bosses at Britain’s busiest container terminal have given their backing to a new campaign to raise global standards for the safety, security and efficiency of ports.

Yesterday, 07:00

Dan is a dedicated follower of fashion, at Urban Vintage.

Yesterday, 06:54

Suffolk Business Women, part of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a networking lunch on February 10 at Seckford Hall, near Woodbridge, at which Deborah Cadman OBE, chief executive of Suffolk County Council, will be the guest speaker.

Yesterday, 06:00

Fourteen firms from across four counties are in contention for the 2017 East and East Anglia Family Business of the Year Award.

Fri, 18:47

Urgent improvements have been demanded of three food businesses in east Suffolk, according to hygiene inspection reports.

Fri, 16:00

Scientists have identified the cluster of genes responsible for reproductive traits in the Primula flower, first noted as important by Charles Darwin more than 150 years ago.

Fri, 11:01

The Ed Sheeran effect is inspiring a new generation of guitar players, and boosting sales of acoustic guitars too.