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A prestigious explorer ship which has travelled to some of the world’s most remote locations will be Ipswich on Tuesday stopping off on its way to Norway.

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The family of a baby girl who died just four months after she was born are getting ready to run the Ipswich Colour Dash in her memory.

Sitting on sofas arranged in a circle in the back room of a cosy café, everyone was asked to share why they had come along. Reasons ranged from bereavement, existential pondering, professional purposes and just pure curiosity.

31 minutes ago

The Regional Schools Commission has hailed Copleston High School’s “superb culture and ethos” during a recent visit by its lead advisor.

57 minutes ago

An offshore wind firm will be wowing the crowds with entertaining science at the Suffolk Show this week.


Armed police have been patrolling Felixstowe Promenade as part of stepped up policing following the terrorist attack on Monday last week.

46 minutes ago

A 48-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to trying to help six illegal immigrants enter Britain through Suffolk.

Ipswich Town

Part of Ipswich Town’s ‘five-point plan’ is to sign players for sensible fees and then develop them for the future. STUART WATSON looks at nine players from the lower divisions who may fit the bill this summer.

Yesterday, 17:00

Seventeen years ago today, Ipswich Town beat Barnsley 4-2 in a thrilling Play-Off Final at the old Wembley. Marcus Stewart, the goalscoring hero of that era, believes the Blues will get back to that level again.

Yesterday, 12:00

Seventeen years ago George Burley led the Blues to the Premier League via an enthralling 4-2 Play-Off Final victory against Barnsley at the old Wembley. The Scot insists Ipswich Town’s standards should not slip ahead of a 16th successive season in the Championship.

Yesterday, 06:00

It was 17 years ago today that Ipswich Town beat Barnsley 4-2 in an enthralling Play-Off Final at the old Wembley to secure promotion to the Premier League. Here some key men recall tales of lost shorts and prophetic words.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sports writer WILL RIDGARD chats to defender Steven Taylor about a shared experience – living and working in football (or should that be soccer?) across the pond in the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Tommy Smith and Monty Patterson were called up for New Zealand, ahead of next month’s Confederations Cup in Russia, on Friday.

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My first car

Friday, May 19, 2017

Summer 1964 was really special for Stuart Wallis and his Ford EB60 Special until his pride and joy was written off by a van

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Carol Baiey’s first car, a Ford Prefect, was full of character and fun but all good things come to an end... in this case the MOT test.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

My first car was a 1961 Ford Classic with the 1,340cc engine which I purchased in 1968 after returning from Germany.

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Yesterday, 13:12

Suffolk television presenter Peter Purves has led the tributes to his former Blue Peter partner John Noakes who has died aged 83.


Ipswich Choral Society is concluding its season of performances with a relaxed Sunday afternoon concert on June 18.

Yesterday, 17:31

Greshams in Ipswich has been a hive of activity this Bank Holiday as the venue hosted its Family Fun Day.

Yesterday, 13:00

One highlight of Suffolk Show 2017 will be the huge selection of food on offer over the two days. Here are our 25 favourites.

Yesterday, 06:35

Excitement is building ahead of the Suffolk Show as organisers brace themselves for the final stages of preparation.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Ipswich Pulse Festival, which brings innovative art productions to the town, is to be sponsored by Felixstowe-based Harrison C White Group for the next two years.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Strictly favourites Natalie Lowe&Ian Waite had the Ipswich Regent buzzing with fun, energy&laughter when they brought their Somewhere In Time tour to town last night.



A talented young Suffolk rugby player is targeting a career in the sport after he was selected against the odds for the England Counties under-20 side.

Yesterday, 13:27

Golf writer Tony Garnett reflects on a fantastic Spring for the sport in Suffolk, capped with the county seniors’ win over Anglian rivals Norfolk at Halesworth.

Yesterday, 13:01

The KBB Suffolk FA Grassroots Festival was a ‘fantastic success’ once again.

Yesterday, 12:02

Ipswich MMA star Corrin Eaton is back in action next week – and he plans to be wearing a couple of title belts by the end of the year.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Suffolk racing driver Pippa Mann enjoyed her best ever finish of 17th at an eventful Indy500 today.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Suffolk racing driver Pippa Mann will once again take part in the iconic Indy 500 later today. Here’s all you need to know.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Leiston have released long-serving midfielder Gareth Heath.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 10:08

It looks as if it’s going to be all right, after all.

Yesterday, 00:00

After last week’s horrendous events in Manchester, the election campaign is now back at the top of the news agenda – but it would be naive to believe that the bombing is not going to affect anything.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Those trying to sell us something we don’t need are adept at knowing how to exploit our insecurities and expectations to get us to part with our hard-earned cash, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The events of the last few days have shocked the nation and made all of us realise that however important politics are, events can be so terrible that “normal life” pales into insignificance.

Monday, May 22, 2017

What is this new generation we are rearing

Sunday, May 21, 2017

I have what can only be called a troubled history when it comes to growing my own veg, writes Sheena Grant.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

However much a general election appears to be a foregone conclusion, there is often a point during the campaign when the leading party has a “wobble” – when senior campaigners from the leading party worry that their lead is disappearing.


57 minutes ago

An offshore wind firm will be wowing the crowds with entertaining science at the Suffolk Show this week.

Yesterday, 11:13

Plans to revamp one of Ipswich’s most well known and historic buildings are set to be given the green light by the borough council.

Yesterday, 13:12

Former Scutton Bland offices in Ipswich are sold for conversion into town centre homes.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Christmas tree growers from across the world, including from Suffolk, will be in Leicester next week for an annual get-together.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Two Suffolk-based chartered surveyors are set to join forces to form a new partnership.

Friday, May 26, 2017

The manager at business centre Basepoint Ipswich, Alison Morrissey, is planning to jump out of a plane for a charity that supports the elderly.

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Ipswich Hotel has kicked off a year of fundraising for Papworth Trust by hosting a grand dinner and dance which raised £5,700.