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Yesterday, 19:26
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A multi-car crash at the busy Yarmouth Road/London Road junction caused severe delays in Ipswich today (August 26).

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Yesterday, 17:00
Neil Farrow, organiser of the Ipswich Gin Festival

Ipswich is set to get its own gin festival next year, with dozens of food and drink companies set to get on board.

Yesterday, 13:37
Honey Rose arriving at Ipswich Crown Court during her trial

An eye expert who missed serious abnormalities in the eyes of an “active and football loving” Ipswich schoolboy who later died has walked free from court after being given a suspended prison sentence.

Yesterday, 18:00
Ben Gummer at his desk in the Cabinet Office. Photo: Robert Thom

In the final part of five three-minute interviews, Ipswich MP Ben Gummer explains why he enjoys being the town’s representative in parliament.

Yesterday, 12:00
Terminally ill Skye Biggs, pictured with her mother Lana Heath and brother together with Felixstowe Mayor and consort Jan and Jon Garfield and Felixstowe Volunteer Coast Patrol Rescue Service and Felixstowe Rugby club, who teamed up to do a charity boat pull at The Prom, Felixstowe  to help raise cash to send Skye and her family to Peppa Pig World. 
Picture: Stephen Waller 
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Family of a five-year-old terminally-ill little girl had a simple message for the public today – thank you for making her dream come true!

Yesterday, 20:43
Clacton Air Show 2016 final day

Day two of the Clacton Airshow provided perfect conditions for flying off the beach – and allowed more than 100,000 visitors to watch the full display.

Yesterday, 11:00
Binge-drinker's night out ban

A binge-drinking plasterer has been banned from going out on Fridays and Saturdays after assaulting a police officer while being drunk and disorderly.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 18:13
Daryl Murphy prematurely celebrates his subsequently disallowed first half goal at Wolves

Newcastle United are rumoured to be interested in signing Ipswich Town’s frontman Daryl Murphy.

Yesterday, 10:00
Freddie Sears

Mick McCarthy’s faith in Freddie Sears is not wavering, despite the striker having gone 31 league and cup games without a goal.

Yesterday, 06:00
Jonathan Douglas

Jonathan Douglas has assured fans there is more to come from him as he aims to establish himself in the Ipswich Town first team this season.

Thu, 17:50
Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy wants to add experienced heads to his squad before the summer transfer window closes at the end of this month.

Thu, 13:50
Conor Grant

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy will be without midfielder Conor Grant for Saturday’s home game with Preston North End, as he revealed there could be a deal in the offing for free agent striker Leon Best.

Wed, 17:49
Grant Ward battles with Wes Hoolahan during the Ipswich Town v Norwich City (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 21 August 2016.   Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

After a positive performance against Norwich, could the derby draw be a platform for Ipswich Town to build on?

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My first car

Yesterday, 08:00
Geoff Town's 1954 Hillman Californian was styled for the American market.

Geoff Town started his motoring in style – Amercian style – with a Hillman Californian based on the Minx.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Jim Barnes-Phillips, third right, with his Mini and three others owned by his family.

Jim Barnes-Phillips tells how his Mini, one of four in the family, put him on the road to rallying.

Friday, August 5, 2016
Henry Vincent bought a 1934 Austin 10HP Lichfield, which he called Tina, for £25 when he joined the RAF in 1962.

Henry Vincent tells of his new-found freedom as the first member of his family to own a car.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Neil Farrow, organiser of the Ipswich Gin Festival

Ipswich is set to get its own gin festival next year, with dozens of food and drink companies set to get on board.

Noise of Art’s Woodbridge Art and Music Event returns this weekend. Event takes a look at what’s in store, including a new strand inspired by the town’s very own Brian Eno.

Thu, 17:30

As far as amateur BBC baking shows go, there really is (literally) only one option – and it returned to our TV screens last night.

Thu, 12:24

John Elwes went to bed when it grew dark so he didn’t have to pay for candles, and ate little more than stale bread and mouldy meat

Thu, 12:00

Her older siblings have been proudly showing off the junior pigs they and their classmates designed and painted during the summer term.

Wed, 17:00

Dozens of creative entries have been submitted into the Suffolk Libraries Get Caught Reading and Bookface competitions as a means to inspire readers.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:27
Luke Prosser

Colchester United lost their unbeaten league record, at Portsmouth on Saturday, but the signs are still promising for the season as a whole.

Yesterday, 17:15

Her moment in the spotlight didn’t go according to plan, but Katy Sealy has arrived back in Suffolk bursting with pride after representing Belize at the Olympic Games in Rio.

Wed, 10:24

Team GB must build on the success of their most fruitful medal haul since 1908, according to legendary Suffolk Olympian, Bill Tancred.

Wed, 09:57

Great Britain is now a ‘sporting superpower’ at the highest level, according to Suffolk Olympian Bill Tancred.

Wed, 04:30

The effect of Team GB’s incredible success on the hockey field in Rio is already being felt in Suffolk, where the next generation of talent last night began preparing for a new season.

Tue, 12:18

Britain’s Olympic heroes have touched down in the UK after their record breaking performance at the Rio 2016 Games.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 10:00
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a leadership campaign rally - but how many floating voters do events like this attract?

The Labour leadership election is looking more and more like something you could imagine turning up in a Tom Sharpe farce as the two candidates try to out-do each other by insisting they are more and more left-wing.

Mon, 18:03

When it comes to public transport there’s often no shortage of things to moan about, whether it’s punctuality, quality of service or cost, writes Sheena Grant.

Mon, 16:23

I used to hate the word “normal”, writes mum-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Mon, 13:45

From time to time, I pat myself on the back for being neither a collector nor a hoarder...unlike my husband who hides all his precious things in case I throw them out, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

When privatisation of the railways was first proposed 20 years ago, I struggled to see the point of it, writes Paul Geater.

Business

Yesterday, 17:00
Neil Farrow, organiser of the Ipswich Gin Festival

Ipswich is set to get its own gin festival next year, with dozens of food and drink companies set to get on board.

Yesterday, 09:07

Students design wins Glasswells furniture design competition

Yesterday, 07:00

A public exhibition will give local residents Ipswich residents the opportunity to view and comment on McCarthy and Stone’s preliminary proposals to redevelop land between Lower Brook Street and Turret Lane.

Yesterday, 15:50

The struggling owner of restaurant chains Frankie & Benny’s and Garfunkel’s is to close 33 under-performing sites after posting a loss for the first of the year.

Thu, 17:35

Ipswich law firm BlocksLegal LLP has staged an event at the Suffold Food Hall at Wherstead to promote export business with China.