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Yesterday, 19:46

Firefighters have been called to a fire at the former Burtons factory on Ipswich Waterfront.

Yesterday, 18:57

Members of a university Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) society have launched a collection for refugees in Calais.

Yesterday, 13:18

The police helicopter was deployed to help find a young man after his family raised concern for his wellbeing.

Yesterday, 17:55

Shotley has been announced the winner of the annual Suffolk Village of the Year competition.

Yesterday, 17:09

Brave the September weather this weekend and treat family and friends to a day out in East Anglia. Unsure where to go? Here are 10 events you shouldn’t miss:

Yesterday, 12:00

An army driver’s career is hanging in the balance after he was caught driving while nearly three times the alcohol limit.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 16:00

Ipswich Town legend Frans Thijssen hopes that flying winger Tommy Oar will continue to help his beloved Blues play ‘the right way’.

Yesterday, 15:00

Take a look at our numerical guide to Ipswich Town’s history in international football.

Yesterday, 11:40

Ipswich Town youngster Josh Yorwerth has recommended a loan move to his Ipswich Town peers, and revealed he found his own temporary home, having been left in the wilderness at Cardiff City, writes Chris Brammer.

Yesterday, 11:10

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

Yesterday, 11:03

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

Thu, 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.

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My first car

Yesterday, 17:00

Martin Looker tells of the freedom, fun and frustration of his first car – a 1938 Morris Eight Tourer.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Geoff Copson racing his 1928 Riley 9 Tourer.

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.

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What's On

Thu, 16:53

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

Thu, 10:51

Inflatables and stage props go under the hammer in Rock n Roll auction

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.


Yesterday, 12:40

It’s pastures new for Felixstowe & Walton United this weekend as they travel to the outskirts of North London for their FA Vase First Round Qualifying match, writes Phil Griffiths.

Yesterday, 12:32

The road to Wembley begins for many of Suffolk’s non-league clubs this weekend, with the return of the FA Vase.

Thu, 22:55

Ipswich Witches 52 Edinburgh Monarchs 38

Aggregate score: Ipswich 86 Edinburgh 94

Thu, 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.

Three British champions and a host of podium success.

Thu, 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.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 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
lynne aug 31

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.


Yesterday, 17:48

Town Topics with Ipswich Central

Yesterday, 15:25
Sisters Hannah Huntly and Beth Cook at their Baker & Barista coffee house which is changing its name to Applaud Coffee due to a trademark issue.

An independent coffee shop is changing its name following a trademark clash.

Yesterday, 16:25
John Dugmore of Suffolk Chamber with West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has praised a pledge by ministers to give small firms a greater chance of securing Government contracts in the future.

Yesterday, 06:00
The first container train to pass over the Ipswich chord rail link in Ipswich.

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.

Thu, 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.