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Do you recognise anyone in our Yates photo gallery? All pictures were taken in Ipswich on Saturday, July 21.


Stargazers are eagerly looking forward to the first total lunar eclipse for several years on Friday - but there are doubts over what weather conditions will be like.


A spectacular scene is set to unfold in the sky this month with the first total lunar eclipse for several years.


A crash on the A12 is reported to have caused major delays for rush hour motorists this morning.


Today is likely to be the hottest day of the year - marking the start of another week of scorching temperatures.

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Hot temperatures are set to bring alterations to this evening’s peak rail services - with speed restrictions expected on routes through Suffolk and Essex.

Ipswich Town

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Ipswich Town have agreed a fee of £750,000 for Bristol Rovers striker Ellis Harrison, we understand.


Jonas Knudsen will have to hit the ground running if he is to secure a place in new manager Paul Hurst’s side and earn a new deal with the club..

Yesterday, 12:00

He’s one of Ipswich Town’s bright young hopes and Tristan Nydam is determined to take his chances. MIKE BACON went to speak to him.

Yesterday, 11:00

Ipswich Town are said to be fighting with Hull and West Brom for Scunthorpe left-back Conor Townsend, according to reports.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Ipswich Town beat Barnet 1-0 in pre-season this afternoon. Andy Warren gives his snap observations following another 90 minutes of football.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Ipswich Town boss Paul Hurst insists the club are doing all they can to bring in new recruits before the start of the season.

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My first car


Ronald Wood’s first set of four wheels was a Ford Squire van, followed by a Mini Traveller. They put him on the road to a car-buying bug which sees him buying a different model almost every year.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Ray Rose’s Standard 8 van was the business for transporting logs for sale but ended up on its roof on a nasty S bend.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Philip Fowles was given a beautiful 1950 Triumph Renown saloon when his father had to give up driving... on condition he ‘chauffeured’ him around. What a great deal!

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Do you recognise anyone in our Yates photo gallery? All pictures were taken in Ipswich on Saturday, July 21.

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In a weekend dominated by relentlessly optimistic musical romantic comedies, fabulous animation and big budget blockbusters, writer-producer Drew Pearce’s directorial debut is a refreshing change for those who like their films darker in spirit and meaner in tone.


The summer holidays have arrived, here are some fun ways to keep your children entertained without having to spend a lot of money.

Yesterday, 07:18

Colchester’s Mercury Theatre is looking to inject a little musical magic into the summer holidays with their new production of Babe: The Sheep-Pig. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to director Katie Posner about celebrating the theatrical nature of the show

Yesterday, 01:36

Don’t be alarmed if the first thing you see when you arrive at Kidzfest today is a queue. It is not a sign of things to come.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Film and TV enjoy an on-going love affair with the world of literature. It not only provides us with some good-looking drama but, as Arts editor Andrew Clarke suggests, offers film-makers a way of examining a portrait of modern society by framing it in the past

Friday, July 20, 2018

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.



Felixstowe & Walton have secured the services of Peter Trevivian as Head of Coach and Player Development, writes Barry Grossmith.

Yesterday, 20:11

Suffolk finished in a strong position at the end of day one of their Minor Counties Championship match against rivals Norfolk, at Copdock today.

Yesterday, 19:08

There was a dramatic Stenson Shield quarter-final in which Hintlesham beat Ipswich at the first play-off hole when Suffolk captain Jack Cardy saw off the challenge of 17-year-old Habebul Islam of Ipswich.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Ipswich Witches duo Rory Schlein and Nico Covatti fell just short in the group stage of the Championship Pairs at Somerset on Friday as the Sheffield Tigers duo of Kyle Howarth and Charles Wright lifted the trophy – beating Workington in the final, writes Henry Chard.

Friday, July 20, 2018

In his weekly look at the sports world, MIKE BACON tells of his enjoyment of this weather as summer sports at last get a fair crack of the whip

Friday, July 20, 2018

Colchester Harriers and hosts Ipswich JAFFA scooped the main open titles at last Sunday’s Ipswich JAFFA Ekiden Relay, held over the traditional 26.2-mile (42.2K) distance at Woodbridge School.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Ipswich Witches 48 Redcar Bears 42

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In her official capacity as grandma of the winner of the obstacle race, Lynne gets to go to the school fete

Saturday, July 21, 2018

We all know how things often play out when you sign up with a new energy or utility company, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The results of our survey into what people thought of this part of the world that we published earlier this week were illuminating – but hardly a major surprise.

Monday, July 16, 2018

A Cure for World Cup Fever

Monday, July 16, 2018

World Cup: over. Now we can reflect on what we’ve learned.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

The end draws ever nearer for my beloved washing machine, loyal laundry partner of 22 years, writes Sheena Grant.


A landmark office building in a prominent location in Sudbury has been sold by commercial agents Fenn Wright to an Ealing-based property developer for more than £1.75m.


As the mercury rose once again this weekend, Nick Robinson of Radio Four’s Today programme wondered aloud “why on earth I’ve spent all this money going abroad next week.”


What passes as a weed to some can pass as a delicious treat to others.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Campaigners trying to stop Stansted Airport from expanding its passenger numbers have registered their intention to take their case to court to get it decided nationally.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Phanuel Mutumburi at the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality is well-placed to describe the experience of black. Asian, and minority ethnic people who want to set up businesses in the county. Ross Bentley met him to find out more about his work and an exciting project to revamp Norwich Road in Ipswich.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Work has just commenced on a new 2,500 space multi-story car park at Stansted Airport.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Suffolk entrepreneur Emmerson is named a nantional finalist in the Sage Ambition competition.