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Former Ipswich MP Ben Gummer has confirmed he will not be fighting the seat again in any future election – and is now looking at carving out a new life away from the cut and thrust of politics.

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Suffolk’s very own dancing queen Jo Darby is feeling like a super trouper after casters for the second Mamma Mia! film took a chance on her.

A fundraising appeal for a family whose lives were torn apart by a devastating fire has exceeded its target four times over in just two days.

19:12

Fire crews have battled a blaze in two acres of grassland off Ravenswood Avenue in Ipswich.

An Ipswich GP surgery serving more than 14,700 people will close at the end of the year, health bosses have confirmed – leading to fresh fears that patients at nearby surgeries will struggle to get an appointment.

17:58

Police are appealing for help finding a missing 82-year-old man from Shotley Gate near Ipswich.

16:58

Six blackmail investigations have been launched in Norfolk and Suffolk after people were threatened via email that explicit videos of them would be released.

Ipswich Town

17:00

Mark Heath and Andy Warren discuss all the latest Ipswich Town news – from Bart’s new deal to Paul Hurst’s cutting comments – in this week’s Kings of Anglia podcast.

15:50

Paul Hurst will be an interested spectator at Lowestoft this evening as he continues to assess Ipswich Town’s young players.

12:42

Ipswich Town are among a string of clubs being linked with a move for Norwich City winger Yanic Wildschut.

Ipswich Town beat Crawley Town 1-0, at East Grinstead Town, in their latest pre-season friendly last night. STUART WATSON gives his snap observations.

Yesterday, 22:21

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst said tonight’s 1-0 friendly win against Crawley Town was ‘a step forward’, but says his squad is ‘nowhere near the finished article’.

Yesterday, 21:23

Ipswich Town produced a much-improved display in their second pre-season outing as they saw off Crawley Town 1-0 at East Grinstead this evening.

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My first car

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Philip Fowles was given a beautiful 1950 Triumph Renown saloon when his father had to give up driving... on condition he ‘chauffeured’ him around. What a great deal!

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

John Pollak tells of his motoring pleasure, and scrapes, in Samantha, a 1948 Vauxhall Wyvern, and how she helped King Harold on a college rag week stunt.

Friday, June 29, 2018

After seven years of motorcycling and the excesses of fresh air, Keith Shaw thought a 1939 Standard Flying Nine open tourer would provide some compensation.

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Are you hooked on season four of The Affair? Read our review of the latest episode.

12:09

Savvy saver Martin Lewis has praised the cleanliness of Ipswich Railway Station and its toilets.

Review of Unseen Enemy: Radar and The Cold War by Suzanne Hawkes

Yesterday, 14:46

The story of Bawdsey Manor during the Cold War is the story behind a new play by Suzanne Hawkes. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke spoke to her about East Anglia on the front lines.

11:42

A Suffolk school and some of its students are starring in a new film by renowned movie-makers Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis – which also stars Ed Sheeran.

Yesterday, 17:43

There are three festivals to choose from in the Ipswich and Felixstowe areas this weekend, as well as many other fun events.

Yesterday, 10:34

It might be tempting for some to dismiss Freddie Hutton-Mills and Bart Ruspoli’s latest directorial effort as yet another straight-to-DVD and digital release to hit the bargain bin at your local DVD shop; however, to do so would be to deprive oneself of a unique and enjoyable viewing experience.

Sport

14:55

Suffolk batsman Jaik Mickleburgh has underlined how important it is to ‘cash in’ when the opportunity arises ahead of this weekend’s derby clash with Norfolk, writes Nick Garnham.

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares a very special series of experiences that youngsters at the Elena Baltacha Foundation were treated to on the road to Wimbledon.

13:00

Jack Fayers was the star of the day with a superb silver medal as Suffolk’s juniors particularly impressed at the annual English Schools Track & Field Championships, held at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham last weekend.

12:40

In his regular column, Don Topley takes a look at the big Suffolk v Norfolk clash coming up

12:37

We have £10,000 worth of football equipment to be won, find out how you can be in with a chance of winning.

Yesterday, 15:01

Ipswich Witches v Redcar Bears preview

Yesterday, 12:50

Fynn Valley knocked holders Bury St Edmunds out of the Hambro Cup by seven holes at Witnesham.

Star Lifestyle

Mon, 13:06

World Cup: over. Now we can reflect on what we’ve learned.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

The end draws ever nearer for my beloved washing machine, loyal laundry partner of 22 years, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

New county council leader Matthew Hicks and his cabinet have been in control at Endeavour House for a couple of months now and are starting to make their own mark on the way the authority operates.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Sharing knowledge with one’s grandchildren is one of the joys of being a grandparent but be careful what you tell them – things keep changing and where you used to be right, you may now be wrong.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Lynne watches her grandson star in the school play.

Monday, July 9, 2018

It’s coming home, it’s coming home...

Business

18:20

The shortage of carbon dioxide that forced some supermarkets and pubs to ration fizzy drinks sales has not gone away yet.

16:43

Felixstowe Port says it will soon be back to “business as usual”, after being hampered by severe delays which have led some shipping companies diverting their ships to other ports.

CMS, now part of Savills, has successfully developed Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in a further five locations including Bishop’s Stortford, Stoke-on-Trent, Maidstone, Saffron Walden and Colchester.

11:51

The staff of Ipswich’s Poundworld store said final goodbyes to customers earlier this week as the discount store closed its doors for the last time.

More than 250 athletes took part in the second Bury St Edmunds Tri Festival this year, with the support of event sponsor Greene & Greene Solicitors, and £5,000 was raised for local emergency medical charity SARS - Suffolk Accident Rescue Service.

Ancient coins, flint tools and evidence of ditched field-systems spanning the Early Neo-lithic, Late Bronze Age and the Anglo-Saxon periods have been unearthed at a new housing site in Old Felixstowe.

Travis Perkins is the latest big name set to join the Beardmore Park area of Martlesham Heath, as plans have been lodged for a brand new unit to be built.