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Divisive plans to make cuts on free school transport in Suffolk have been given the go-ahead – but proposals for the decision to be reassessed have already been voiced.

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More than 1,000 homes in east Ipswich suffered a power cut following a fault on the electricity network this afternoon.

Witnesses are being sought after a man was reported to have assaulted a woman in Ipswich town centre.

14:32

The new cobbled surface of Ipswich’s £3.6million Cornhill development has been slammed as “abysmal” for people with mobility issues.

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Could you give this abandoned rabbit a loving home?

17:46

An Ipswich man has avoided going straight to jail for selling counterfeit goods on Facebook.

A Suffolk woman living with a debilitating condition has spoken out about her “depressing” battle to keep her disability benefit – and her life-line car.

Ipswich Town

17:00

New Ipswich Town boss Paul Hurst says he won’t be making a glut of early signings.

It may be early in the summer transfer window, but business has already started. Stuart Watson looks at the deals done by Championship clubs so far.

12:15

Former Ipswich and Bury Town goalkeeper Nick Pope is closing in on an £18million move to Liverpool, according to reports.

New Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst says he wants his team to play ‘no regrets’ football.

Yesterday, 17:16

There was brisk bidding for Sir Alf Ramsey memorabilia at Clarke & Simpson’s retro auction today.

Yesterday, 12:18

Former Ipswich Town stalwart Micky Stockwell says England’s players must cope with the weight of expectation heading into their World Cup opener against Tunisia tonight (7pm ko).

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My first car

Yesterday, 14:18

Trevor Lightening kept his 1958 Vauxhall Cresta PA running smoothly, albeit rather smokily, with the help of shots of Redex.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Patricia Abbott explains why her Fiat 127 hatchback, a temperamental starter on cool mornings, had so many dents on the roof over the driver’s door.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Peter Elphick’s first car, a 1934 Austin 7 Ruby, was 25 years old when he bought it but his first new car was a Morris Traveller.

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From guided walks and competitions to live broadcasts and bell ringing there’s going to be a host of events and something for everyone to enjoy and get involved with on Suffolk Day in west Suffolk.

Yesterday, 20:16

Eat your way around the county on June 21.

Yesterday, 14:29

Do you find yourself bored at the weekends? We are here to fix that, with our weekend event round-up.

Yesterday, 12:03

The World Cup is finally upon us - so where can you watch the action? Here are some of the best spots in and around Ipswich to catch summer’s biggest sporting event.

Yesterday, 09:39

“A new generation’s The Exorcist” reads just one of the glowing endorsements that adorn the poster for Ari Aster’s directorial debut.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

These days I often forget why I’ve come into the kitchen, but take me to a Steps concert and I can remember every word from my teens.

Sport

12:04

Whitton United have swooped to sign four young players ahead of the new season.

10:07

Harry Kane dug England out of a hole and secured a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

09:00

Copdock & Old Ipswichian captain, Chris Swallow, believes that last Saturday’s five-wicket win over struggling Bury St Edmunds will do wonders for team confidence, going into the rest of the season.

Yesterday, 17:31

Felixstowe & Walton today sealed the signature of Jack Ainsley, writes Barry Grossmith.

Yesterday, 16:41

A Suffolk riverside town celebrated its rich maritime traditions during a record-breaking regatta.

Yesterday, 12:00

With a reported three million pre-order sales, Nigeria’s kit is this summer’s standout design, but where does it sit amongst the greatest World Cup kits of all time?

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Peterborough Panthers 53, Ipswich Witches 37

Star Lifestyle

Raindrops on Roses and M&S bib bags, bright copper kettles and M&S glad rags...

Who wants to be living it up in club class anyway?

Friday, June 15, 2018

Technology is supposed to make our lives easier but for criminals, it’s just another opportunity to take advantage of the unwary.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

I should have known it. My washing machine, aged 22, is a mere baby compared to some out there.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Lynne is the dancing queen, young and sweet, only 63...

Friday, June 1, 2018

Thrifty living, with Sheena Grant

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The fact that some pen-pushers at the Home Office decided that former Ipswich mayor Inga Lockington had not done enough to prove that she was worthy of UK citizenship came as a shock – but not a total surprise.

Business

HR specialists Waddington Brown collaborated with domestic abuse charity Lighthouse to highlight the effects of domestic abuse in the workplace and the impact it has on businesses.

Suffolk-based The Hudson Group has thrown down a challenge to other local businesses to join them in a day of fun, and fundraising, at Alton Water this summer.

10:08

Some men are quite partial to pottering around in their shed with drills and spanners, but Kenneth Mockford has taken his shed-tinkering to another level. The 54 year-old engineer has been shutting himself away inside his garden shed “from dawn until dusk” since April 25 in order to build the world’s first F-35B Lightning jet simulator for public use.

Debenhams shares plunged after the retailer issued its third profit warning for 2018, saying market weakness and competitor discounting had hit sales.

They’re at the top of their businesses and the top of their game.

New investment in Crown House offices provides studios and serviced offices for small businesses and start-ups.

Yesterday, 17:16

There was brisk bidding for Sir Alf Ramsey memorabilia at Clarke & Simpson’s retro auction today.