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20:00

An Ipswich woman will appear on Channel 5’s Blind Date TV show this Saturday in hope of finding love accompanied by her guinea pig.

Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE writes about what needs to happen to solve Britain’s housing crisis.

17:17

Campaigners are calling for more scrutiny of police after strip-searches more than doubled over six years in Suffolk.

A married couple from Suffolk will attempt to break the record for the fastest husband and wife crossing of the English channel to raise awareness of ocean plastic pollution.

From some special results to the birthday of Beano check out these five stories you may have missed this week.

11:42

One of Suffolk’s biggest summer events takes to the water this weekend. Here’s your guide to what’s in store at Maritime Ipswich 2018.

Ipswich Town

18:32

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst saluted his ‘warrior’ players and the Portman Road crowd following his side’s 1-1 draw with Aston Villa.

18:31

Andy Warren gives his thoughts on the Blues 1-1 draw with Aston Villa.

18:28

Paul Hurst believes referee Tim Robinson was wrong to send Tayo Edun off on an afternoon where the Blues boss was less than impressed with the standard of officiating.

16:56

Ipswich Town’s 10-men held on to secure an impressive point in their 1-1 draw with Aston Villa at Portman Road this afternoon.

15:26

Ipswich Town host Aston Villa this afternoon in the second home game of the new Championship season.

14:31

Ipswich Town’s Under 18s were beaten 3-1 by Leeds United this morning at Playford Road.

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My first car

Tue, 16:19

Graham Godbold had a few dramas in his hand-painted purple Ford Zodiac but the scariest was when his wife nearly fell out on a roundabout.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The clutch went the day after Nigel Garbett paid £160 for his 1960 Ford Anglia 105E but it went on to give good service until rust got hold.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Cathie Edmunds grew up with cars and learned to drive in her 1935 Morris 8, called Taffy. More than half a century later, she still wonders what became of it.

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20:00

An Ipswich woman will appear on Channel 5’s Blind Date TV show this Saturday in hope of finding love accompanied by her guinea pig.

11:42

One of Suffolk’s biggest summer events takes to the water this weekend. Here’s your guide to what’s in store at Maritime Ipswich 2018.

With The Beano celebrating it’s 80th birthday this summer, Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at different forms of comics and explores the rise the graphic novel. He examines how this increasingly important form of storytelling has blossomed into an art-form of its own

The eighth annual One Big Multicultural Festival will be held on Sunday September 2 in Ipswich’s Alexandra Park.

As the nights draw in, the television beckons us closer. From Les Miserables to Luther, Wanderlust to Strangers and a saucy new series which has had TV reviewers fanning themselves to cool down, there’s something for everyone. Let’s look at five top dramas coming soon to a TV near you.

Yesterday, 18:17

Great Yarmouth’s Hippodrome Circus Summer Spectacular is an absolute delight, whatever the weather. Roll up, roll up for a show that you’ll remember forever.

Yesterday, 16:33

Born in Great Yarmouth and raised in Lowestoft, actor Karl Theobald’s career began when he was cast in an east coast production of West Side Story at school - after he’d been a Grifter-riding member of The Midnight Raiders gang, of course.

Sport

Thu, 22:08

Rider power won the day, causing tonight’s Championship fixture betwen the Ipswich Witches and Glasgow to be called off without a wheel having been turned, writes Steve Waller.

Thu, 15:19

The Suffolk and Ipswich League season kicks off this weekend, with Achilles bidding to defend their Senior Division title.

Thu, 14:38

With three points under their belt from the season opener at home to Bury Town FC last Saturday, Felixstowe & Walton venture to pastures new in their first season in The Bostik North with a trip to Burroughs Park, home of Great Wakering Rovers this weekend, writes Barry Grossmith.

Thu, 14:05

Andy Ball of Bury St Edmunds is the Suffolk senior champion. He won the Geoffrey Barnard Bowl with a round of two over par 72 at Woodbridge.

Thu, 13:15

Martyn Cull will make his first appearance of the season for Suffolk in the crunch Unicorns Championship match against Lincolnshire, starting on Sunday at Ipswich School, writes Nick Garnham.

Thu, 12:57

The Mid-Suffolk Road Race on the Willisham-Barking-Offton circuit was dominated by a seven-man break featuring local riders Owen Geeson (Fast Test), Stephen Clark (Ipswich BC) and Mark Powell (Stowmarket & District), writes Fergus Muir.

Wed, 17:15

In his latest Flying Knee column, Mark Heath looks at the incredible few months of big-time boxing and MMA shows we have to look forward to in the region.

Star Lifestyle

09:00

Cars are something of a mystery to me and largely, I’m happy for it to stay that way, writes thrifty living columnist Sheena Grant.

Thu, 21:44

New school year - what will mums and dads be wearing?

Thu, 06:00

There is a common misconception about elections in this country (and I suspect in most other democracies).

Wed, 05:00

Exam glory or disappointment? As students receive their A-level and GSCE grades, here’s a bit of perspective.

Tue, 17:24

I-Spy books are 70 years old this year - did you spot that?

Tue, 16:00

Lynne Mortimer looks back at her memories of the Suffolk coast, its myths and legends; its amusements and ice-creams.

Tue, 15:19

As The Beano celebrates its 80th year, Lynne Mortimer looks back at the kids’ comic which has entertained generations of children.

Business

Hilary Collins, the managing director of award-winning Colchester-based PR consultancy, Big Wave PR will be walking 286 miles over cliffs, beaches and rocks around the Cornish coastal path to raise funds for Gt Ormond Street Hospital.

Community charity Groundwork East - which creates green spaces - has been nominated for the FM World Not-for-Profit Business of the Year Award at the SME national awards.

Businessman Ken Hewitt, who is well known in the antiques trade, has opened a new centre for antiques, vintage and retro furniture and collectables.

A new service station with drive-through restaurants and a coffee shop could soon be built on a former motocross track off the A14 at Sproughton.

Yesterday, 17:32

The first direct route from London Stansted to the southern Norwegian city of Kristiansand have just launched.

Yesterday, 14:02

The owner of a long-standing Suffolk brewery claims the market for real ales is “saturated”, and has decided to restructure his business to focus instead on vegan and gluten free beers and events.

Yesterday, 13:50

The market for vegan and gluten-free beers is still relatively small, but is expected to grow as millenials become increasingly concerned about what they eat and drink.