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19:55

The chairman of the inquiry into Baby P’s death has urged care and social workers in Suffolk to deliver “old school social work” free of red-tape distractions in a speech delivered to hundreds of industry professionals and students in Ipswich.

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19:50

More than 10 motorists a day were caught speeding on the A14 Orwell Bridge last month - but it seems most drivers are finally getting the message.

19:34

A gang of Ipswich men plied a vulnerable teenager with drink and drugs before taking it in turns to have sex with her, it has been alleged.

Householders in Ipswich owe more than £1million in council tax arrears from a single year, it has emerged.

Landmark building in the heart of Ipswich - The Electric House - is being transformed into new luxury apartments.

More than £42m will be spent on new buildings and vehicles for the region’s ambulance service, after bosses voted to press ahead with two new schemes.

A Suffolk MP warned immigration will not be able to fall until welfare and education reforms allow foreign labour to be replaced with local talent.

Ipswich Town

With Ipswich Town’s 60-year stay in the top two divisions under threat, we look at how similar clubs have dealt with such a drop.

Ipswich Town’s crunch home double header is almost here – so how are you feeling?

Mon, 10:50

Ipswich Town have released their season ticket video for 2017/18 today - and you can watch it here.

Mon, 09:32

Christophe Berra was an unused substitute as Scotland secured a vital 1-0 victory over Slovenia in their Group F qualifier against Slovenia, at Hampden Park.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

It’s been a relief somewhat to not have to worry about the thought of an Ipswich game over the weekend and for someone that really dislikes a blank weekend because on an international break, it’s an indication of how bad things are right now, writes Karl Fuller.

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My first car

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Clive Harvey had a classic reason to take up driving later in life but finding and owning his MGB GT, dubbed The Yellow Peril, has not been straightforward.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mike Healey’s was broken hearted when his first car, a 1935 Morris 8, came to a sorry end in a confrontation with a tree.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Mick Cook switched from two wheels to four with a 1959 Austin A35 van but then he had to pass his driving test.

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16:54

An Ipswich comedy club which celebrates its 10th anniversary this month is moving to a new venue to mark the occasion.

Shakin’ Stevens knew very little about his large family’s history. A serious heart attack in 2010 inspired the singer, heading to the Ipswich Regent and Norwich Theatre Royal, to change that.

Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy what is thought to be Ipswich’s first ever performance of a world-famous piece of music from 1610.

Yesterday, 12:03

If your mum enjoys a good musical or you are arranging a first theatre date with a new girlfriend, you might want to think hard about booking this show. It’s a multi-Tony Award-winner, sharp and funny but for Pete’s sake don’t mention the title until your guest is strapped firmly in their seat.

Yesterday, 11:10

An exhibition charting the evolution of graffiti is underway in Suffolk.

Yesterday, 09:22

We all recognise biblical proverbs like ‘turn the other cheek’ when we hear them but the number of everyday expressions borrowed from the same source may come as a surprise.

Yesterday, 08:29

Comedian and panel-show regular Ó Briain is among the latest acts to be announced for this year’s Latitude Festival.

Sport

Ipswich want to create a sea of blue and a wall of noise when they battle for a place in the semi-finals of the National Basketball League Division 2 play-offs on Saturday.

The Suffolk Saxons Badminton team have reacted with disappointment, after the announcement today that the AJ Bell National Badminton League is going to be scrapped.

Suffolk Saxons chairman Richard Hunt insists the demise of the National Badminton League will not be detrimental to the future of the sport in the county.

14:53

There’s another action-packed triple-formula race meeting at Foxhall this Saturday.

13:48

Jake Collins, Clair Westgate and James Davies Stokes were the big winners in this year’s Suffolk Senior Closed Table Tennis Championships, which were held at the Britannia TTC in Ipswich on Sunday.

13:42

Ipswich trio Christine Rednall, Anna Chalk and Katherine Rednall were 5-14 in arrears after nine ends, but staged a magnificent recovery to win the national indoor bowls triples final in Melton Mowbray.

12:34

Well, so much for my quiet start to the season.

Star Lifestyle

I did try, I honestly did but I couldn’t cope with the hot flushes and sweaty episodes and so I’m back on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).

Friday is Wear a Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research. Lynne Mortimer looks at the joy of hats and the famous hat-wearers.

Yesterday, 09:02

I live about two miles from our office in Portman Road, and in November last year I started walking to work. It started on the day the Orwell Bridge was closed.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

How long could you go without using your oven? In my case it was exactly four weeks and, in reality, I could have lasted longer, writes Sheena Grant.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

This week, to mark Mother’s Day, Ellen Widdup writes an open letter to her own beloved mother.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The county council election campaigns in the region – and across the country – start today. But I’m not sure any politicians are really facing up to the biggest issue they face.

Monday, March 20, 2017

The nearly-spring sunshine has affected my supermarket online order. The great tits are investigating the bird box and I am beset by the urge to buy cleaning products, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Business

14:44

A 12-lane bowling alley, a laser quest arena and a ‘ninja warrior’ style assault course are among the exciting entertainment announced to open at the Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich this August.

Landmark building in the heart of Ipswich - The Electric House - is being transformed into new luxury apartments.

Luxury yacht company Spirit has secured an order for what will be the biggest sailing yacht yet built at its newly-expanded facility in Ipswich.

Brisk bidding and high prices paid at Lacy Scott and Knight art and antiques auction

Temporary power solutions company Midas is improving the sustainability – and security – of its generators through the use of technology developed by machinery manufacturer JCB.

17:40

Suffolk’s internationally renowned concert venue has pledged to scrap controversial carpark proposals if they cannot be achieved without harming the site’s natural beauty.

With Prime Minister Theresa May due to trigger Article 50 today, East Anglian business leaders have outlined their priorities for the two-year negotiation over the UK’s exit from the EU.