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Urgent action is being taken to recruit and retain clinicians within GP surgeries in Ipswich and east Suffolk as NHS bosses warn of an impending workforce crisis.

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A key road in Ipswich will remain closed “for the foreseeable future” over fears about the stability of a building in the area.

17:45

The campaign to compensate women who lost years of pension contributions has been backed by Ipswich council.

A woman has been taken to hospital after she was involved in a collision with a van in a Suffolk town today.

A live hand grenade, a stuffed tarantula in a cage and a voodoo kit containing human hair are among the quirkiest donations to an Ipswich charity shop.

Former pupils from Northgate Grammar School have reunited for an afternoon in Ipswich.

The daughter of former US president Barack Obama is reportedly dating a teenager from Suffolk.

Ipswich Town

17:30

Adam Webster has admitted he feared for his future as injury threatened to disrupt his second season at Ipswich, but now believes he’s finally hitting his stride at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town forward David McGoldrick is expected to be sidelined for a month after today undergoing surgery on a deep cut in his groin.

Ipswich Town head to Aston Villa on Saturday just three days after a 2-2 home draw with Sheffield Wednesday. STUART WATSON looks at the key talking points.

12:45

David McGoldrick will require surgery after suffering a deep gash to his groin following an ‘appalling’ tackle by Sheffield Wednesday captain Glenn Loovens.

12:43

All the goals and incidents from Ipswich Town’s 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.

10:00

Emyr Huws was delighted to end his injury nightmare after returning to the Ipswich Town first team, but was left ‘gutted’ after Sheffield Wednesday escaped Portman Road with a point.

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My first car

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Dusty Miller’s Vauxhall 14 steamed along but it helped put him on the road to some ‘big old beasts’ of motors.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Grant Whillance’s first car was shared with a shipmate and kept in a garage near the docks so it was available when home on leave.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Tim Adams’s first car, a Vauxhall Viva HA, had six years of rough treatment being rallied. Now, 41 years after its last rally, he is restoring it.

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SPOILER ALERT: Christmas 2017 soap spoilers for EastEnders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks

The New Wolsey’s rock’n’roll panto has become a Christmas institution over the past 16 years. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to writer-director Peter Rowe about the process of blending madcap humour with some classic songs

The Anna Airy exhibition, staged by the Ipswich Art Society, and held at the University of Suffolk, is one of the highlights of the cultural calendar. Its a showcase for bright young talent and once again arts editor Andrew Clarke is dazzled by the work on display

Where to see Santa has become a new ‘thing’ with parents seeking out ever more exotic locations to visit the man who makes Christmas magical.

16:44

Police have released online safety advice for shoppers looking for a bargain on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

15:14

Do you run out of things to do at the weekend? Check out our guide for inspiration, here is what’s happening November 25 and 26.

Yesterday, 15:30

The count down to Christmas has begun, with residents across Suffolk preparing for various Christmas lights switch on events.

Sport

17:15

Mildenhall Town head north this weekend for what is one of, if not the, biggest game in the club’s history.

Yesterday, 14:09

In his latest colum, NINO SEVERINO welcomes Ipswich Town star Martyn Waghorn and his wife Leoni to the team at the Elena Baltacha Foundation and discusses the work they do.

Yesterday, 14:09

Stoppage machine Emrah Sonmez has warned foe Dominic Dillon that he needs to ‘step up his game’ if he hopes to have any chance of preventing him from becoming a two-weight champion at BCMMA 20 this weekend.

Yesterday, 11:59

Suffolk are searching for a new professional after award-winning batsman Jaik Mickleburgh confirmed he will not be able to commit to the whole of the 2018 Minor Counties season, writes Nick Garnham.

Yesterday, 11:41

Suffolk will play eight T20 fixtures next season in a new-look Minor Counties programme, writes Nick Garnham.

Yesterday, 10:34

Bury Town boss Ben Chenery praised the character of his players after beating Newmarket Town 8-7 on penalties following a 1-1 draw to reach the quarter-finals of this season’s Omni Freight Services Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Tue, 18:30

Is speedway going in the right direction? MIKE BACON takes a look at the sport after the recent promoters’ AGM

Star Lifestyle

06:57

The Christmas lights are up, and on, all over Ipswich. The Bury Christmas Fayre starts today. So the festive season has well and truly started.

Mon, 10:00

In a flight of fanciful Nigella-ness, Lynne wonders if Christmas is more commercial tackiness than warm loveliness

Thursday, November 16, 2017

No one who lived through the firestorm prompted by the 18% council tax rise imposed by Suffolk County Council in 2003 will be in any doubt about how toxic the issue can be.

Monday, November 13, 2017

On World Kindness Day we have the chance to make a difference to someone’s life − a stranger, a friend, a loved one. Seize the day.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Next thing you know, they’ll be administering flu jabs via a smart phone app, writes Lynne Mortimer

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Suffolk’s local council landscape has been more or less the same for the last 43 years – but things are set to change in 2019.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Fifty years on from its first transmission, we are still captivated by The Prisoner, writes Lynne Mortimer

Business

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin has paid a visit to a Suffolk company which has played a key role in the largest ships ever built for the Royal Navy.

Yesterday, 15:23

A popular hotel in Kesgrave is set to get a health spa added to its site in 2018, as fresh proposals have been submitted to planners.

A Suffolk-based truck components manufacturer has made a “significant” investment in new technology to underpin quality standards.

The leader of a landowners’ lobby group has criticised the chancellor of the exchequer’s focus on urban areas in the house building policy which he laid out in his budget speech.

Yesterday, 22:00

Another honour for Gipping Homes for the Bartlet convalescent home conversion in Felixstowe.

Yesterday, 18:34

A national furniture chain which has stores and its head office in the region is looking for a buyer after calling in administrators.

Yesterday, 16:23

It was John Major (or his Spitting Image puppet) who “ran away from the circus to become a chartered accountant” but today it was Philip Hammond with the circus skills – juggling while on a tight-rope on a knife edge.