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Mr Skinner was flown to Addenbrooke's by air ambulance

Ipswich man Douglas Skinner, 67, dies following collision between cherry-picker and lorry in Felixstowe

A man who is thought to have fallen from a cherry-picker after it was in a collision with a lorry has died.

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Norwich's Michael Turner and Ipswich's Daryl Murphy battle for the ball in August

Norwich City give Ipswich Town 2,000 tickets for Championship Carrow Road clash

Ipswich Town have been allocated 2,000 tickets for the East Anglian derby clash at Norwich City, on Sunday, March 1.

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Road crossing in Great Blakenham near where the incident took place

Inquest told Robin Studd was hit by a train travelling at 100mph on a foot crossing in Great Blakenham

An inquest has heard how a train driver was left shaking and unable to leave the cab of his locomotive after it hit a man on the track.

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A dirty cupboard containiing food in a bowl

Owner of Oriental Cuisine restaurant in Brantham is barred from running food businesses after premises found to be dirty for third time.

A restauranteur has been barred from running any food business after he was convicted of running a dirty Chinese restaurant for the third time in 11 years.

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Foxhall Road in Ipswich was closed to traffic after a crash involving two vehicles

Two vehicle collision and lorry hitting tree blocks Foxhall Road, Ipswich

Delays have been reported around Foxhall Stadium after a two vehilce collision and a lorry hitting a tree in Foxhall Road.

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Brendan Cole and the dancers in his A Night to Remember Tour in rehearsals

Ipswich dancer Crystal Main waltzes her way back into third Brendan Cole tour

A dancer from Ipswich is returning to Strictly Come Dancing star Brendan Cole’s national tour.

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West End star Ruthie Henshall participates in St Joseph's Preparatory School's Aerobathon with her daughter and the schools' Dr Martin Hine to raise money for a school in Kenya. Photographs: Su Anderson

Gallery: West End star Ruthie Henshall joins St Joseph College Ipswich students for workout

What better way to get ready for the day ahead than an aerobics workout with West End and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall?

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Comedian Mike McClean. Photograph: Laura Orlando

Review: Mike McClean, Just Plain Funny, Ipswich Corn Exchange, Saturday night

Mike McClean may have been wearing his Buttons outfit from Cinderella but this wasn’t a panto crowd-friendly show. Nowhere close.

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Essex Folk Project - care home residents perform with professional orchestra at Colchester Arts Centre. Photo: Paul Starr

Essex care home residents perform their own songs with professional orchestra at concert

Staff and residents from four north Essex care homes joined a professional orchestra to perform at a special concert at the end of a music project.

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Thomas McClary of The Commodores

The Commodores’ Thomas McClary talks standing up to segregation as a child, music and what Bury St Edmunds’ audiences can expect

Motown icon Thomas McClary has been a force of change, not just in the music industry with The Commodores but also, it turns out, in society overall. As the band visit Suffolk, Entertainment Writer Wayne Savage talks to him about being one of the first African-American students to attend a white-only school in Florida.

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David Cameron at Ransomes Jacobsen

Why Ipswich is so important for politicians in election year

David Cameron’s decision to come to Ipswich to launch his party’s employment policy in the run-up to the General Election campaign was a huge coup for sitting MP Ben Gummer.

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Brisk trading at the Corn Exchange in November 1970. (Photo Jerry Turner/Archant)

Gallery: Kindred Spirits - do you remember the produce market held weekly at the Ipswich Corn Exchange?

A popular feature of the Ipswich town centre for decades was the produce market in the Corn Exchange, writes David Kindred.

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Norwich's Michael Turner and Ipswich's Daryl Murphy battle for the ball in August

Norwich City give Ipswich Town 2,000 tickets for Championship Carrow Road clash

Ipswich Town have been allocated 2,000 tickets for the East Anglian derby clash at Norwich City, on Sunday, March 1.

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Noel Hunt slides into his celebration after scoring Ipswich's second at Millwall. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Leeds’ loss is our gain when it comes to Noel Hunt, says Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy still can’t quite believe that he was able to add Noel Hunt to his list of free transfer success stories.

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Ipswich Town

Ambrose on target as Ipswich Town Under-21s draw with Cardiff

Darren Ambrose scored as an Ipswich Town Under-21 side containing several first team players were held to a 1-1 home draw with Cardiff City this lunchtime.

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Ipswich Town

Ex-Ipswich Town favourites Kieron Dyer and Titus Bramble at next “Legends on the Town” event

Kieron Dyer and Titus Bramble will be the special guests at the next “Legends on the Town” event at the Dove Street Inn, Ipswich, on Thursday February 5 (7.30pm start, doors open at 7pm).

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Ipswich Town

Arsenal youngster set to feature for Ipswich Town Under-21s today

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is ready to supplement his squad ahead of their Championship promotion push with some talented young loan players from the Premier League big guns.

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90-year-old golfer Gordon Gibbs

Aldeburgh’s Gordon Gibbs, 90, is thought to be the oldest single handicap golfer in the country

Suffolk golfer Gordon Gibbs will celebrate his 90th birthday today with a remarkable claim to fame – he’s thought to be the oldest single figure handicap golfer in the country.

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Needham Market's Sam Newson, who has just sealed a new deal at the Suffolk club

Prolific Sam Newson ties down a new deal at Needham Market, while Ace youngster Howell joins Ipswich Town

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley has tied down top-scorer Sam Newson on a new, long-term contract.

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Gavin Massey

Gavin Massey predicts another Colchester United escape act

Gavin Massey is up for the challenge of masterminding a third successive relegation escape for Colchester United.

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Lewis Ludlam

Northampton Saints youngster and former St Joseph’s College pupil Lewis Ludlam is impressing at Coventry

Former St Joseph’s College skipper Lewis Ludlam is facing a crucial six months in his professional career, as he battles to earn a new deal at Premiership giants, Northampton Saints.

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Alfie Glendinning, 11, from Suffolk, taking part in the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido, South London.

Chilly dip but Alfie Glendinning is youngest entrant in UK cold water swim

A Suffolk swimmer braved the grim three degree temperature of the Tooting Bec Lido to be the youngest competitor in this year’s UK Cold Water Swimming Championships.

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