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09:34

The family of an Ipswich soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2007 are joining a growing campaign against a development which could see a tree planted in his memory lost.

06:53

Ipswich leaders have voiced their outrage as a major Ipswich road is being dug up for the sixteenth time in ONE year – bringing chaos to parts of the town centre.

A cancer survivor, whose charity challenges have included circumnavigating the UK in an 18ft sailing boat, is today setting off on his latest fundraising escapade.

08:00

A burglar who targeted elderly people living in sheltered housing accomodation in Suffolk and Essex has been jailed for seven years.

08:00

Three Suffolk MPs have added their calls for Britain to join other European countries in offering more Syrian refugees a safe haven.

07:45

Campaigners fighting for a statue to remain in the town where it has stood for 35 years have received backing from a relative of its original benefactor.

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7 minutes ago

Young defender Matthew Clarke is progressing nicely at League Two side Portsmouth, not that Blues boss Mick McCarthy would have expected anything less.

14 minutes ago

Mick McCarthy and Ryan Fraser have both missed out on the Sky Bet Championship Manager and Player of the Month awards respectively.

Yesterday, 14:39

The 2015/16 season has started well for Ipswich Town with 10 points from a possible 15 and progression to the third round of the Capital One Cup after a win against Doncaster Rovers.

Yesterday, 10:57

Mick McCarthy and Ryan Fraser have been nominated for the Sky Bet Championship Manager and Player of the Month awards respectively following Ipswich Town’s flying start to the season.

Yesterday, 10:10

Mick McCarthy doesn’t expect to be adding to his Ipswich Town squad when the Emergency Loan Window opens next Thursday.

Yesterday, 10:06

The summer transfer window slammed shut last night without Ipswich Town engaging in any eleventh-hour activity, leaving defender Tommy Smith to hail Blues manager Mick McCarthy’s recruitment drive.

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My first car

Thursday, August 27, 2015

This week we bring you the next instalment in the story of 1928 Riley Tourer WK 4894, which featured in our My First Car series having been bought by Alan Hazlewood in 1954-55.

Friday, August 21, 2015
Brian Simmons's 1939 Ford Prefect wasn't as pristine as this one.

Brian Simmons tells of some of the trials and tribulations of keeping his 1939 Ford Prefect on the road.

Friday, August 7, 2015
Terence O'Mahony's 1963 Vauxhall Cresta which he bought at 12 years old for £150.

Terence O’Mahony still has fond memories of his wonderful and much-admired Vauxhall Cresta.

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What's On

Yesterday, 16:53

A physicist who worked on a high-resolution camera that sent images back from Mars has turned his hand to writing.

There will be an army of ghouls and zombies filling Christchurch Park next month – but do not let that put you off watching Ipswich’s Halloween firework display.

Wed, 12:44

Colourful street art which has appeared on an underpass on the outskirts of a Suffolk town has sparked a debate about whether provisions should be made for it to become a feature elsewhere in the area.

Tue, 14:02

Being a redhead has proved ‘the single most significant characteristic of my life’, says Suffolk-raised Jacky Colliss Harvey.

Tue, 10:35

Giant fruit and veg, canine competitions, a local personality – it’s the perfect recipe for a Suffolk village celebration.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Familiar faces from The Riverside’s history are returning to celebrate the Woodbridge theatre’s 100th birthday. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage spoke to Mike Warden, helming the special anniversary show

Sport

Yesterday, 22:55

Ipswich Witches 52 Edinburgh Monarchs 38

Aggregate score: Ipswich 86 Edinburgh 94

Yesterday, 17:40

Sammy Mileham gave a master class in car control as he powered his mighty V8 Sprint Car to a title winning hat-trick at Foxhall Stadium.

Yesterday, 17:25

Three British champions and a host of podium success.

Yesterday, 17:15

To many it will be seen as Mission Impossible I, II and III combined, but Ipswich Witches at least go into tonight’s League Cup semi-final, second leg, in good form.

Wed, 17:12

Essex County Cricket Club have confirmed head coach Paul Grayson has left the club with immediate effect.

Wed, 10:00

Tributes have been paid to a former Suffolk world darts champion who has died at the age of 78.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 10:57

Major decisions on the future of Suffolk’s county town are being made over the next few weeks – and yet the one voice that will not be heard clearly is . . . Ipswich council.

Tue, 12:42
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I don’t know what gas smells like, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Is it possible to eat local for 30 days?

In common with others around the county, Sheena Grant has set herself a new challenge for the month of September.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Ellen and her husband welcome her firstborn to the world

My daughter just got kicked in the head by her unborn sibling.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The Red Arrows perform manoeuvres at last year's Clacton Air Show

By the time this is published I shall be on my way to the Clacton Air Show – along with up to 200,000 other aviation enthusiasts.

Business

Seven Conservative MEPs from across East Anglia and the Midlands have challenged the European Commission over its refusal of funding for a scheme which would have helped to shift millions of tons of freight from road to rail.

Yesterday, 15:51
Ipswich businesswoman Melissa Day who is raising funds for an educational project working in the tea plantations of Sri Lanka

Ipswich businesswoman Melissa Day is planning a special Sri Lanka themed event at the Indian Palace restaurant in Ipswich, for a cause close to her heart.

Yesterday, 12:01
A branch of cash and carry chain Booker.

Cash and carry chain Booker has been given the green light by the competition watchdog for its £40million takeover of Londis and Budgens.

Wed, 15:17
The first departure of the Port of Felixstowe's 31st daily rail freight service, to Birch Coppice.

The Port of Felixstowe today saw the launch of its 31st daily rail freight service.

Tue, 17:06
iStreet was launched by Hugo Catchpole and Hamish Stone last year. It works on the basis of a donation being made to charity each time a customer uses iStreet to make an online purchase. The social enterprise company has now been nominated for a prestigious Charity Times Award.

An Ipswich-based social enterprise that has raised thousands of pounds for good causes is in the running for a UK Charity Times Award.