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Firefighters climb onto the roof of a chalet bungalow in Priory Road, Felixstowe, to rescue West Highland terrier Westie.

Felixstowe: Mischievous Westie rescued from rooftop by firefighters after escapade to find the gulls

Whisky the Westie gave himself and his owners the fright of their lives – after the tantalising sound of gulls enticed him onto a rooftop.

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July: Many of the visitors to the Royal Show used a special trolley bus service from the Ipswich town centre to the showground. 396,294 passengers were carried by the service between 3-7 July.

Gallery: 10 things you didn’t know about Ipswich - we uncover town’s hidden secrets

Think you know everything about Ipswich? Think again. John Norman from the Ipswich Society highlights ten top facts about our historic town.

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Janet Lockwood is reunited with her dogs Chi and Zeus who were in the back of her van when it was stolen. Janet is pictured at home in Rendham.

Leiston: Dog owner Janet Lockwood elated after her pet pooches are found inside stolen van on Westleton Common

A relieved Janet Lockwood has been reunited with two of her pet dogs which were stolen along with her van two days ago.

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Leah Godbold, who will be performing at Jimmy's Farm in the summer, on satge during the Ipswich Has Got Talent competition last year.

Ipswich: Skilled acts are needed for Ipswich talent show 2014

Singers, dancers and comedians – your time has come as Ipswich prepares for the town’s own version of Britain’s Got Talent.

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Jerry Monerville, who has absconded from Hollesley Bay open prison

Suffolk: Crime Commissioner brands police response to telling public about face-slashing racist robber Jerry Monerville being on the run as ‘unsatisfactory’

Questions are to be asked of Suffolk police after they took nearly 20 hours to inform the public a racist face-slashing robber was on the run.

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Olivia Grant and Head of Service David Field

Ipswich: Olivia shows the way for apprentices at borough council

Six young people have the opportunity to develop their skills and training with an apprenticeship with Ipswich council’s arts and entertainments team.

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Leah Godbold, who will be performing at Jimmy's Farm in the summer, on satge during the Ipswich Has Got Talent competition last year.

Ipswich: Skilled acts are needed for Ipswich talent show 2014

Singers, dancers and comedians – your time has come as Ipswich prepares for the town’s own version of Britain’s Got Talent.

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Chef Jon Gay

Wherstead: Top chef Jon Gay joins Jimmy’s Farm

A talented young chef has joined the team at a free range farm and family attraction in Suffolk.

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Ipswich Gang Show 2014 Alice In Space. Photo: Zoe Burgess

Gallery/preview: Ipswich Gang Show 2014, the Great School Theatre, Ivry Street, Ipswich

Song, dance, laughs - some intentional, some not - as technical rehearsals go, all involved should be pleased with themselves.

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Phoenix Jazz's Vicky and Peter Platt. Pictures: Gregg Brown

Ipswich: Phoenix Jazz ready to set the music scene alight

To passers-by it’s a normal house on a normal street. Inside, I feel like I’m part of the best kept secret jazz club in town.

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Photos of Guy Gladwell, an award winning Aldeburgh artist, who died recently.

Gallery: Bohemian lifestyle of artist Guy Gladwell of Aldeburgh celebrated by friends and family

The colourful life of an artist whose ability to emulate old masters earned him a celebrity following and international renown has been celebrated posthumously by friends and family.

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Firefighters climb onto the roof of a chalet bungalow in Priory Road, Felixstowe, to rescue West Highland terrier Westie.

Felixstowe: Mischievous Westie rescued from rooftop by firefighters after escapade to find the gulls

Whisky the Westie gave himself and his owners the fright of their lives – after the tantalising sound of gulls enticed him onto a rooftop.

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County council leader Mark Bee and his deputy Lisa Chambers at Endeavour House in Ipswich.

Neither side happy at close leadership election result

The close result in last week’s county council leadership battle has left both sides licking their wounds and trying to work out where it leaves the authority.

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July: Many of the visitors to the Royal Show used a special trolley bus service from the Ipswich town centre to the showground. 396,294 passengers were carried by the service between 3-7 July.

Gallery: 10 things you didn’t know about Ipswich - we uncover town’s hidden secrets

Think you know everything about Ipswich? Think again. John Norman from the Ipswich Society highlights ten top facts about our historic town.

Read full story »

Ipswich Town See all

Jack Marriott gets a good luck handshake from Mick McCarthy as he makes his debut at Turf Moor last season

Jack Marriott recalled following injury set-backs for David McGoldrick and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake

Ipswich Town have recalled teenage striker Jack Marriott from his loan spell at Woking following injury set-backs to David McGoldrick and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake.

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Luke Chambers celebrates his late winner in Ipswich Town's 2-1 home victory over Doncaster last weekend

Kieron Dyer, Marcus Stewart, Fabian Wilnis, James Scowcroft and John Wark are all backing Ipswich Town ahead of an exciting finale

Just goal difference keeps Ipswich Town outside of the Championship play-off places heading into their final four matches of the campaign. STUART WATSON spoke to several former Blues favourites ahead of an exciting finale.

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Felixstowe & Walton United

LOCAL REACTION: Clubs miss out on Suffolk FA finals at Ipswich Town, due to potential play-off campaign and Barry Manilow!

It’s been described as the pinnacle for our local footballers, the chance to play an end-of-season Suffolk FA cup final at Portman Road.

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Ipswich Town players joined youngsters at the NAMCO bowling alley in Ipswich.
Players L-R Luke Hyam,Tyrone Mings,Frank Nouble,Scott Loach and Paul Anderson.

Gallery: ‘We can win every game’ claims Ipswich Town midfielder Luke Hyam during Junior Blues fun day

Only wins will do for Ipswich Town at this stage of the season and tenacious midfielder Luke Hyam believes the Blues can finish with a fab four.

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Ipswich Rugby Club's Carlton Littlechild

Ipswich aiming for success on three fronts, with Basketball team and Blues, following the lead of title-winning rugby club

It’s not just the play-off-chasing Blues who are doing Ipswich proud and making waves on the national and regional sporting scene.

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Bury Saints, in gold, play the Essex Spartans

Bury Saints American football team win first-ever league game, beating Essex Spartans 19-13

BAFA National League South Central

Bury Saints 19

Essex Spartans 13

The Bury Saints came from behind to secure a scrappy 19-13 win over the Essex Spartans in their first-ever competitive league game at Thurston Rugby Club.

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Ipswich boxer Mike James

Ipswich boxers Mike James, Yisan Rodriguez and Thomas Sumner set for TV fights

A trio of Ipswich boxers are set to showcase their talents on TV in the Queensbury Boxing League this weekend.

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Cameron Heeps, Chris Louis, Morten Risager of Ipswich, watching the action.

Witches and Panthers go head to head in huge double-header clash at Foxhall and Alwalton. Both managers target at least four points to keep their League Cup hopes in tact

Ipswich Witches team boss Chris Louis would love to sew up his team’s place in the League Cup semi-finals after Good Friday’s double-header clash with Peterborough Panthers.

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Winner Josh Bates (centre) flanked by runner-up Adam Ellis (left) & third placed Jason Garrity.
Picture: Stevve Waller
British under 21 championship

Bates left ‘over the moon’ after his British U-21 triumph. And he was left surprised that he was left with gate one in the final – Bates had been gating well all night

Mildenhall Fen Tigers ace Josh Bates admitted to being ‘totally over the moon’ after his British U-21 victory at Wolverhampton on Tuesday night.

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