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The Coop reveal plans for east Ipswich

Ipswich: Co-op reveals plans to demolish three small buildings to create new retail unit while Aldi could move into convenience store

A shopping area in east Ipswich will be in line for a major redesign if a proposal to create new buildings on the site is given the green light by town planners.

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The one-bedroom property for sale in The Driftway, off Britannia Road in Ipswich, is currently on the market for £120,000.

Ipswich: Large pig asleep in living room pictured in listing for £120,000 property near Britannia Road

A house which was up for sale in Ipswich has caused a stir on social media – after a large pig was pictured having a snooze in the living room.

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Ipswich: Three charged with violent disorder after five injured during family party at Whitton United football club

Three men are to appear in court accused of violent disorder after fighting allegedly broke out at a family party in Ipswich.

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Delays have been building on the A140

A140: Husband and wife injured in crash closing road Needham Market-bound at Stowupland/Debenham junction

An “elderly” woman has been injured after the car she was in collided with a lorry on the A140.

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Stowmarket: Schoolboy had to undergo surgery to remove air rifle pellet from his hand after man ‘accidentally’ fired at him during target practice

A man who shot a schoolboy in the hand with an air rifle pellet after getting him to hold a stick as a target has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Double murderer Paul Clarke

Ipswich: Double murderer Paul Clarke found dead in his cell in Cambridgeshire prison

A man has been found dead in prison, four years after he was jailed for life for killing a man and woman from Ipswich.

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Composer and musical director Ben Goddard, Yvette Robinson, Peter Peverley, Adam Keast and Alex Bourne  in rehearsals for Midsummer Songs at the New Wolsey Theatre. Photo: Mike Kwasniak

Ipswich: New Wolsey goes pop for new show Midsummer Songs

Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre is known for its actor-musician pieces. Writer and director Peter Rowe and composer and musical director Ben Goddard are keen to point out new show Midsummer Songs, making its world premiere next week, isn’t a musical as such - it’s a play that just happens to have music in it.

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A Lonely Life by Roger Hance. One of the many photos set to go on display at Ipswich Town Hall.

Ipswich: Eye-catching shots on display at town’s first national exhibition

Some of the most striking photographs taken around the country over the last year will be showcased during a five-day exhibition in Ipswich later this month.

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Ben Goddard, Yvette Robinson, Peter Peverley, Adam Keast and Alex Bourne in rehearsal for Midsummer Songs at the New Wolsey Theatre

New Wolsey brings some Midsummer Songs to the autumn season

The New Wolsey Theatre’s new musical Midsummer Songs, about friends reuniting after 25 years is, for some of the stars, a real case of art imitating life. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke attended rehearsals of the exciting new show kicking off the theatre’s autumn season

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Comic poet John Hegley

Review: The Poetry Prom, Snape Maltings,

I didn’t know what to expect from the Poetry Prom. Both location and name seemed to suggest it would be a rather highbrow affair full of sombre, intellectual wordplay. However, Poetry Trust director, Naomi Jaffa, soon dispelled any of these preconceptions as she introduced the evening with the promise of widespread hilarity. A risky promise to make, for comedy can be highly subjective and poetry has a reputation of exclusivity. But my fears of a tumble-weed silent Snape Concert Hall were entirely unnecessary as, from the off, our funny bones were well and truly tickled.

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How well do you know Stowmarket?

Quiz: How well do you know Stowmarket?

Stowmarket sits at the heart of Suffolk, a market town popular with commuters.

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Rail passengers suffered further delays.

How can rail passengers ever trust their services again?

For those of us who do not commute to work every day, it is difficult to imagine the sheer anger and frustration that our rail companies put passengers through on a regular basis.

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Ipswich Wanderers entertain Hoddesdon Town in the FA Cup on Saturday at Humber Doucy Lane

Darius Laws scores the winning goal

GALLERY: Ipswich Wanderers progress in FA Cup with victory against Hoddesdon Town

Goals from Craig Jennings and Darius Laws helped book Ipswich Wanderers’ spot in the next round of the FA Cup, although nerves were shredded by the end of Saturday’s home tie against Hoddesdon Town.

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Ipswich Town striker Frank Nouble

Frank Nouble joins Coventry City on loan, while Ipswich Town may still try and get Jonny Williams back when the ‘emergency’ loan window opens

Ipswich Town striker Frank Nouble has joined League One side Coventry City on loan until January 4 in a deal that beat the transfer deadline by minutes.

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Jack Collison attempts to break away from the challenge of Ryan Meadows

Former West Ham midfielder breezes through game as Ipswich Town under-21s draw with Sheffield Wednesday counterparts

Former West Ham midfielder Jack Collison played for the duration as Ipswich Town Under-21s drew 1-1 with their Sheffield Wednesday counterparts in a Professional Development League 2 game on Monday night.

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Ipswich Town

TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY: Another damp squib – and no news was good news for Ipswich Town

Transfer deadline day turned out to be a traditional damp squib for Ipswich Town – and for once, no news would be good news.

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Ipswich Town's David McGoldrick

TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY: Video - Ipswich Town, Leicester City and Crystal Palace all connected as speculation surrounds David McGoldrick, Tyrone Mings, Chris Wood and Glenn Murray

Ipswich Town could look to sign Leicester City striker Chris Wood if a deal is reached to sell David McGoldrick to the Foxes ahead of tonight’s 11pm transfer deadline.

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Ipswich Wanderers entertain Hoddesdon Town in the FA Cup on Saturday at Humber Doucy Lane

Supporters celebrate the final whistle

Ipswich Wanderers’ manager delighted with FA Cup win against Hoddesdon Town

Ipswich Wanderers manager Glenn Read praised his key men at each end of the pitch as the Humber Doucy Lane outfit set up an away draw at Wingate & Finchley in the next round of the FA Cup, following a 2-1 home win against Hoddesdon.

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Ipswich Wanderers entertain Hoddesdon Town in the FA Cup on Saturday at Humber Doucy Lane

Darius Laws scores the winning goal

GALLERY: Ipswich Wanderers progress in FA Cup with victory against Hoddesdon Town

Goals from Craig Jennings and Darius Laws helped book Ipswich Wanderers’ spot in the next round of the FA Cup, although nerves were shredded by the end of Saturday’s home tie against Hoddesdon Town.

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Tony Humes is the new Colchester United manager

New Colchester United boss Tony Humes admits it is a ‘proud moment’

Colchester United have appointed Tony Humes as their new manager.

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