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Emergency services are helping a person who is still alive after being hit by a train at Colchester rail station.

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A 47-year-old Ipswich man who was stabbed during a fight with two men he was trying to sell drugs to has been put behind bars.

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The Parachute Regiment Big Band will drop by this year’s Ipswich School Festival of Music.

A “callous” con artist who stole the life savings of a woman with learning difficulties has been ordered to repay more than £92,000.

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A jury has failed to reach a verdict in a five-week trial over an alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl in Ipswich.

From tudor celebrations and country shows to classic vehicles and live music, there’s lots to enjoy in Suffolk over the May Day weekend.

A father-of-two from Stowmarket has thanked the professionals who saved his life after his heart suddenly stopped.

Ipswich Town

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As Ipswich Town take to the field against Sheffield Wednesday tomorrow afternoon, one diehard Owls fan will be hoping the team he has followed since the 1920s can return to South Yorkshire with an away win.

Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick says he would welcome a summer shake-up at the club.

Ipswich Town host Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road on Saturday, looking to end their Championship home campaign with a victory.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he and the club’s players owe it to fans to carry out the ‘lap of appreciation’ this weekend.

Yesterday, 21:09

Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick says he is just that – a striker. The Irish international speaks about his best position, impressive form and a Town legend calling him ‘unplayable’.

Yesterday, 20:15

Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick is hoping there can be more days like Easter Monday at Portman Road.

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My first car

Yesterday, 07:18

Peter Alder’s first set of wheels were pedal power, not horsepower, as a child but set him on his way to nearly two million miles of motoring.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Barbara Mellor tells of motoring adventures in ‘Pushbar’, a modified Austin 7, which came with a few quirks for the bargain price of £5.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Janet Lucas was glad when husband Ted passed his car test as it meant that, when they needed to reverse, she no longer had to push their bubble car backwards.

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We can exclusively reveal that master of psychological illusion Derren Brown is bringing his best of show to the Ipswich Regent for a three-night run this summer.

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The Parachute Regiment Big Band will drop by this year’s Ipswich School Festival of Music.

From tudor celebrations and country shows to classic vehicles and live music, there’s lots to enjoy in Suffolk over the May Day weekend.

If you love theatre, if you love musicals, if you love Monty Python, if you love an evening of side-aching laughter then make sure you beat a swift path to the door of the Mercury Theatre for one of the craziest, wittiest shows of recent years.

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A cabaret and burlesque show with international award-winning performers and live jazz band heads to Suffolk. Ellen Widdup speaks to its director to find out how showgirls have gone from seedy to sensational and are making an artistic – and feminist – statement.

Yesterday, 19:00

Comedy is Milton Jones’ escape from normality. He talks more about stage Milton and real-life Milton, plus his latest show.

From festivals and world record attempts to wildlife fun days and open gardens, what will you do this weekend?

Sport

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One of the most anticipated boxing fights in years happens this weekend at Wembley Stadium. MARK HEATH previews the heavyweight title clash between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.

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It’ll be soccer, not football for 19-year-old Luke Betts who is jetting across the Atlantic to coach the sport in America this summer.

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Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King has admitted the spirit in the team is good, despite the injury-hit start to the 2017 year.

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Leiston boss Glenn Driver admits it has taken him until now to realise what a big job he has as manager of the Ryman Premier League Blues.

Hadleigh United boss Stuart Alston has praised his young team after the Brettsiders defied the odds to stay in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

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Suffolk’s Joe Le Maire is one of the best young Thai Boxers in England. For the next year, he’ll be living and fighting in Thailand, the home of the sport, and he’s writing us a regular diary about his experiences. In part five, he discusses his latest win - and his current stitch count!

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 06:00

It’s been a funny old start to the 2017 General Election campaign after Theresa May’s shock announcement just over a week ago

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Political analysts in London and in the major cities of the Midlands and the North of England are already describing the 2017 poll as the “Brexit Election” – but in this part of the world it is likely to be about many other issues, writes Paul Geater.

Monday, April 17, 2017

You know those books – How to improve your memory in a week etc? It’s going to take longer than a week in my case, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

After my stunning success in predicting last year’s big polls (I put money on a remain victory in the referendum and was sure Hillary Clinton would win the presidency) I was determined to give up my crystal ball. Writes Paul Geater

Monday, April 10, 2017

We took the grandsons swimming and this meant I had to wear my swimming costume... untouched by water in over two years, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

In my quest to live life a little less wastefully, I’m always on the lookout for inspiration from others, writes Sheena Grant.

Business

The UK economy endured a worse-than-expected slowdown in the first three months of the year as sliding retail sales and a jump in living costs took its toll on growth.

Carlton Meres and Carlton Manor Park have new owners.

The East of England Co-op, the region’s largest independent retailer, has reported increased annual sales and trading profits, despite “challenging” competition.

Yesterday, 12:55

East of England law firm Ashtons Legal has advised premium cycling apparel brand Le Col on a £1m crowdfunding campaign.

Yesterday, 12:18

Leisure airline Jet2.com has unveiled plans for a major expansion at Stansted – just week after launching its first flights from the airport.

Yesterday, 10:34

Chelmsford continues to be attractive for major commercial investors - says Savills.

Wed, 17:19

Anglian Water is in the running for a top national honour recognising the UK’s most responsible businesses.