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Could the next winner of Britain’s Got Talent be from Ipswich? The acts auditioning at the Ipswich Regent yesterday hoped so.

He has broken down barriers and inspired people from all walks of life to believe that anything is possible.

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Suffolk residents have been left scratching their heads after surveys on council services started asking personal questions about their race, religion, and sexuality.


Grateful parents have thanked doctors and nurses at Ipswich Hospital for saving the life of their “little miracle” baby boy after he was born three months premature.

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Magistrates’ courts could return to towns such as Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds, the police and crime commissioner has said, despite the Government shutting all but one of Suffolk’s summary courthouses last month.

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The Ipswich Town Supporters’ Club AGM takes place in the Legends Bar at Portman Road this evening.

Yesterday, 14:52

Promising Ipswich Town striker Monty Patterson has joined National League side Braintree Town on a month-long youth loan.

Tue, 12:48

Four of Ipswich Town’s next six fixtures are at home. STUART WATSON takes a look at the run in detail.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy believes Newcastle United are destined for the Championship title after his team were comfortably beaten 3-0 at St James’ Park this afternoon.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

The extra quality of Championship table-toppers Newcastle United showed as Ipswich Town were comfortably beaten 3-0 at St James’ Park this afternoon.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

John Cowan’s relationship with Marlene the Metro was eventful from day one with a little knock that was turned into some kind of ‘ram-raid’.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Ron Lane bought his first car, a Ford Popular, when he got married but fortunately it was only the motoring that got off to a bumpy start.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Richard Read tells of some happy memories and scary moments in his Isetta bubble car.


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Could the next winner of Britain’s Got Talent be from Ipswich? The acts auditioning at the Ipswich Regent yesterday hoped so.

Wicked Fairy Carabosse - aka Sheila Ferguson - is looking to cast a spell over whoever broke news of her recent knee injury.

Yesterday, 12:56

Nestled in the new foodie entrance of the Buttermarket in Ipswich town centre, the Japanese/Asian Fusion noodle chain is already proving a popular venue.

Stephanie Beacham is no stranger to playing difficult women. Her latest role sees her step into the shoes of Princess Margaret, a tempestuous character, but always a devoted sister, she tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage.

Mon, 16:03

This year’s attention-grabbing Spill Festival of Performance will be unleashed across Ipswich next week with more than 100 events being staged across Suffolk’s county town, stretching from Christchurch Park to The Waterfront.

Mon, 11:10

It’s nearly Halloween and there is a variety of events across Suffolk this half term to keep your little monsters entertained no matter what their age.


Yesterday, 17:00

Former Whitton United manager Paul Bugg has expressed an interest in returning to the struggling Thurlow Nunn Division One club, as the King George V Playing Field-based team step up their search for Duncan Wheeler’s replacement.

Yesterday, 12:22

Ryman League Premier rivals Needham Market and AFC Sudbury will meet in the quarter-finals of this season’s Suffolk FA Premier Cup.

Yesterday, 09:36

Goalkeeper Danny Gay scored a dramatic last-gasp equaliser to earn Needham Market a point at Canvey Island and send the Marketmen to the top of the Ryman Premier League on Tuesday evening.

Tue, 11:27

Suffolk Olympian Anthony Ogogo will take time out of boxing after revealing that he suffered a broken eye socket in his upset defeat on Saturday – and may have been injured before the fight.

Tue, 10:03

Thurlow Nunn football round-up

Tue, 10:00

Campaigners who have worked tirelessly to raise half the cash needed for a new community swimming pool have hit a funding block – and fear they may lose the money they have already accrued.

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These are, undoubtedly, exciting times for the East Anglian rail industry, writes Paul Geater.

Mon, 17:35

My husband baked a cake. I was warned this could happen, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Fight or flight is fascinating, writes Ellen Widdup.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

I almost had what can only be described as a Claudia Winkleman moment at the end of last week, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Today I’m spending my last day at my desk in our Lower Brook Street offices more than 34 years after I first walked into the newsroom as a junior reporter, writes Paul Geater.


Local law firm Prettys has appointed Abigail Hubert, Anna Mulholland and Sian Llewelyn into trainee positions at its Ipswich office. Each will have the opportunity to work in different business areas to build their skills and experience before choosing which field they will specialise in.

Two Suffolk communities have been praised for revitalising their high street “as a unique place for living, working and shopping”.

Yesterday, 07:12

A team of six IPRS Group employees from head office in Ipswich are celebrating their achievements after putting their fitness and teamwork to the test in the 2016 Whole Hog Race Suffolk.

Tue, 11:51

Several jobs are up for grabs at an Ipswich-based law company.

Tue, 08:40

Exeter, Wickham Market, USA, Australia..... Ipswich