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Nico Covatti leads Josh Bates and Jason Garrity during heat fifteen of the Ipswich Witches v Sheffield Tigers (League Cup) meeting at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich, UK on 23 April 2016. Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

Ipswich has been named the top sporting town or city in East Anglia in a new report.

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Yesterday, 18:23
The St Elizabeth Hospice 'Bubble Rush' in Christchurch Park in Ipsiwch.

Hundreds of foamy fundraisers took on a sudsy obstacle course in Ipswich’s Christchurch Park yesterday.

Yesterday, 16:30
Not-so-thin Lizzy who has been reunited with his owner

An overweight monitor lizard who escaped from his home in Kelsale has been reunited with his owner last week.

Yesterday, 14:51
The vintage tractor run arrives at the Vintage and Modern Tractor Fair held at Suffolk Food Hall.

Landy lovers and tractor nuts descended on one of Suffolk’s 
top farm shop venues for a celebration of agricultural vehicles this weekend.

Yesterday, 10:44
Drivers reportedly tried to round up a group of emus near Woolpit

Police received an unusual request this morning to help track down the owner of a group of emus causing difficulties for drivers on a road between Stowmarket and Bury St Edmunds.

Yesterday, 10:00
Left to right: Sarah Liming, Pauline Tully, Katia Matless, Sara Ames collect their GCSE results at West Suffolk College

Parents are often bursting with pride on GCSE results day, but in Bury St Edmunds two mums were jumping for joy not just for their sons but also for gaining their very own A and A* grades as well.

Yesterday, 10:00
Left to right: Kevin Woods, Just42 youth work manager; Woodbridge county councillor Caroline Page; Milly Wright, Just42 youth work apprentice; Ellie, youth club member; Sarah Smith, Just42 administrator; Ruth Blunt, Just42 childrens work manager; Caroline Rutherford, Just42 charity manager, outside the Woodbridge youth centre in June

A charity dedicated to supporting young people is hoping to set up temporary accommodation next to its soon-to-be demolished home.

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Yesterday, 12:18
Daryl Murphy has completed his transfer from Ipswich Town to Newcastle United.

Daryl Murphy says moving to Newcastle was a ‘no-brainer’ after completing a £3m switch from Ipswich Town.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Daryl Murphy on the ball during the Ipswich Town v Norwich City (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 21 August 2016.   Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy said he empathised with Daryl Murphy after the 33-year-old striker handed in a transfer request ahead of a move to Newcastle United.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
England manager Alf Ramsey and captain Bobby Moore with the Jules Rimet Trophy.

It may be 50 years since Sir Alf Ramsey’s England team won the World Cup - and even longer since he led Ipswich to win the First Division title in their debut season - but affection for the man and what he achieved remains undimmed in his adopted county of Suffolk.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Grant Ward celebrates after putting the home side 1-0 ahead in the Ipswich Town v Preston North End (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 27 August 2016.   Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

Ipswich Town began life seemingly without Daryl Murphy with a scrappy 1-0 home win over Preston North End, this afternoon, moving up to 11th in the Championship table.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Town manager Mick McCarthy and assistant boss Terry Connor

Mick McCarthy wants Portman Road to become a place to be feared again.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Daryl Murphy prematurely celebrates his subsequently disallowed first half goal at Wolves

Newcastle United are rumoured to be interested in signing Ipswich Town’s frontman Daryl Murphy.

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Geoff Town's 1954 Hillman Californian was styled for the American market.

Geoff Town started his motoring in style – Amercian style – with a Hillman Californian based on the Minx.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Jim Barnes-Phillips, third right, with his Mini and three others owned by his family.

Jim Barnes-Phillips tells how his Mini, one of four in the family, put him on the road to rallying.

Friday, August 5, 2016
Henry Vincent bought a 1934 Austin 10HP Lichfield, which he called Tina, for £25 when he joined the RAF in 1962.

Henry Vincent tells of his new-found freedom as the first member of his family to own a car.

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Yesterday, 14:51
The vintage tractor run arrives at the Vintage and Modern Tractor Fair held at Suffolk Food Hall.

Landy lovers and tractor nuts descended on one of Suffolk’s 
top farm shop venues for a celebration of agricultural vehicles this weekend.

Yesterday, 14:58

The media’s been on for weeks about the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Revolver album. Lovely album it is and I expect that it’s inspired many trainspotterly conversations in bars and on internet forums. Men will be discussing types of guitars, the Beatles’ recording techniques, who played what on where and so forth. Will any women be involved? Probably not.

Yesterday, 08:00

The chairman of Bury St Edmunds’ Theatre Royal has stepped down following the conclusion of his four-year tenure.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Songs by Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran have proved the most popular among airport passengers after being included on a playlist designed to provide a “positive distraction” through security search areas.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Looking for a family day out for you and your four-legged friends? See our list of ten top dog-friendly days out in Suffolk.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Noise of Art’s Woodbridge Art and Music Event returns this weekend. Event takes a look at what’s in store, including a new strand inspired by the town’s very own Brian Eno.

Sport

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Sammie Szmodics, who scored a cracking second goal for the U's at Wycombe in a 2-0 win today.

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, was delighted with his side’s first away win of the season, a 2-0 success at Wycombe Wanderers this afternoon.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Wycombe Wanderers 0 Colchester United 2

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Despite last weekend’s defeat at Portsmouth, right-back Richard Brindley remains upbeat and confident for the season ahead.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Leiston are becoming the non-league entertainers and manager Glenn Driver is keen for the table-topping Blues to maintain their superb start to the Ryman Premier season.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Colchester United lost their unbeaten league record, at Portsmouth on Saturday, but the signs are still promising for the season as a whole.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Her moment in the spotlight didn’t go according to plan, but Katy Sealy has arrived back in Suffolk bursting with pride after representing Belize at the Olympic Games in Rio.

Star Lifestyle

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a leadership campaign rally - but how many floating voters do events like this attract?

The Labour leadership election is looking more and more like something you could imagine turning up in a Tom Sharpe farce as the two candidates try to out-do each other by insisting they are more and more left-wing.

Monday, August 22, 2016

When it comes to public transport there’s often no shortage of things to moan about, whether it’s punctuality, quality of service or cost, writes Sheena Grant.

Monday, August 22, 2016

I used to hate the word “normal”, writes mum-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Monday, August 22, 2016

From time to time, I pat myself on the back for being neither a collector nor a hoarder...unlike my husband who hides all his precious things in case I throw them out, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

When privatisation of the railways was first proposed 20 years ago, I struggled to see the point of it, writes Paul Geater.

Business

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The re-launched Sailmakers Shopping Centre in Ipswich is growing business and creating new jobs.

Warren James Jewellers are among the Saimakers retailers to have taken on new staff: from left, Tsian Jeal and Ebi Avi with manager Yasmeen Sawar Gonzalez, centre.

Investment in shopping centre is paying off

Yesterday, 10:00

Emma makes the move to new Tower Street nail salon

Yesterday, 09:30

One of Ipswich’s largest employers will be showcasing their support for young people during an apprenticeship open evening,

Yesterday, 07:00

Local farmers have got behind a bid to save an historic village pub.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Community leaders are pushing for the compulsory purchase of a fire damaged Suffolk pub to save it from being torn down.