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11:23

Have you been feeling the heat in Suffolk and north Essex? Experts are warning the warm spell is far from over – with weeks of dry weather still to come.

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12:28

It was a trip down the rabbit hole for visitors at Maidenhall Allotments – as guests took tea with the Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat.

The latest crime figures from the Office of National Statistics are deeply worrying.

A moped rider was stopped in Ipswich because he forgot to wear a helmet, police said - even though it was inside his top box.

29 minutes ago

This is our last call to readers to help us choose 100 Suffolk women making great and positive differences to our lives.

07:15

Jimmy’s Festival kicked off with a day of novelty and nostalgia, as a host of families came together to watch both new talent and familiar faces take to the stage.

A motorcycle rider was arrested for drug driving after being found with no driving licence, no MOT and no insurance.

Ipswich Town

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.

11:00

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

Yesterday, 19:46

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

Yesterday, 19:27

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

Yesterday, 19:12

Paul Hurst his still planning for Martyn Waghorn to be in the Ipswich Town side for the opening day of the Championship season.

Yesterday, 18:38

Ipswich boss Paul Hurst wants his players to step up and stake a claim for starting positions after watching his side’s 1-0 friendly win at Barnet this afternoon.

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My first car

Thu, 06:44

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!

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

John Pollak tells of his motoring pleasure, and scrapes, in Samantha, a 1948 Vauxhall Wyvern, and how she helped King Harold on a college rag week stunt.

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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, 08:18

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

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.

Fri, 18:18

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.

Fri, 17:33

No idea what Love Island is all about? It might be too late to immerse yourself in the latest series, but you can definitely prepare yourself for the next - or at the very least be able to hold a semi-lucid conversation with your offspring about where they’ve been disappearing to at 9pm every night.

Fri, 12:25

Suffolk Craft Society has unveiled its annual summer exhibition in Aldeburgh, celebrating the work of a wide variety of crafts people across the county. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the inspirational show

Fri, 11:48

Can you believe it’s been 35 years since Paul Young released his debut album No Parlez? The 80s icon chats about the album and his career ahead of his latest tour.

Sport

Yesterday, 09:47

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.

Fri, 18:45

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

Fri, 09:00

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.

Thu, 16:12

Saturday night sees a ‘Triple Formula Feast’ at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich.

Thu, 14:19

Leiston and Needham Market have today discovered their first foes as they prepare to embark on a new season in a new league.

Thu, 13:19

Dominic Rudd, who turned 13 only a fortnight ago, became the youngest ever winner of the Silver Frigate at Thorpeness, writes Tony Garnett.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 08:27

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

Thu, 06:00

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.

Mon, 13:06

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.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

New county council leader Matthew Hicks and his cabinet have been in control at Endeavour House for a couple of months now and are starting to make their own mark on the way the authority operates.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Sharing knowledge with one’s grandchildren is one of the joys of being a grandparent but be careful what you tell them – things keep changing and where you used to be right, you may now be wrong.

Business

12:36

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

Fri, 15:45

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.

Fri, 15:07

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.

Fri, 14:25

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

Fri, 12:13

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

Fri, 11:52

The East of England Co-op says it’s “grateful” for the national recognition after being shortlisted for two national industry awards for its apprenticeships programme.

Fri, 11:30

A new Mitsubishi dealership is coming to Ipswich - to the former Marshalls Jaguar site in West End Road.