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An anti-fraud team for three Suffolk authorities has stopped more than £4.3million of public money being lost to fraud in the last 12 months, latest figures have shown.

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10:00

Children who live with mental health issues will receive better support at Suffolk’s secondary schools after staff were some of the first in the country to receive new training.

Seven intrepid Suffolk schoolchildren are taking on an epic climbing challenge this weekend to raise money to support teenagers battling cancer.

08:00

Budding bakers from Ipswich High School for Girls and Holbrook Academy battled to be named the Peninsula Bake Off Champion at Suffolk Food Hall on Wednesday.

06:59

What a phenomenal concert. From the performance, the outfits and the atmosphere, Little Mix at Newmarket Nights on Friday, June 23, were fantastic.

Yesterday, 22:50

The cult game show was the top UK trend on Twitter on Friday night after getting its official revival. What did you make of the return?

Yesterday, 22:02

Suffolk suppliers of insulation used in the £8.6million refurbishment of Grenfell Tower say it will no longer be supplied for cladding on high-rise buildings.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 14:24

Ipswich Town will honour the Early Bird prices for season tickets until midnight on August 4, with the Blues also set to reward those who purchased tickets for the new campaign before the initial deadline.

Yesterday, 13:44

Ipswich Town have missed out on summer transfer target Danny Ward, the Rotherham United striker electing to join the Blues’ Championship rivals, Cardiff City, instead.

Yesterday, 09:24

Ipswich Town cannot afford to put all their eggs in one basket when it comes to Emyr Huws, says former Blues striker Alex Mathie.

Thu, 15:40

Do you know your Dylan Connollys from your Jack Dohertys?

Thu, 14:09

Ipswich Town have been given an allocation of 1,500 tickets for their Carabao Cup First Round clash at Luton Town, on Tuesday, August 8.

Thu, 06:00

A fast start is crucial if Ipswich Town are to change the negative narrative.

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My first car

Yesterday, 17:01

When Alan Hall bought his first car on stormy night it coloured his judgment and also left him feeling blue!

Yesterday, 15:19

It leaked water going through puddles, had no heater and doubled up as holiday accommodation – Robert Owen has fond memories of his Austin Big Seven.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Keith Hirst recalls his father’s first car which survived rust only to be attacked by termites which munched their way through the timber floor.

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Yesterday, 18:11

Film fans love lists. They love compiling the top ten films in different genres – lists of the best scenes, best lines, best endings. It provides a way for film fans to communicate, to express their enthusiasm for the art form they love.

06:59

What a phenomenal concert. From the performance, the outfits and the atmosphere, Little Mix at Newmarket Nights on Friday, June 23, were fantastic.

Children’s Theatre Company Ipswich’s artistic director Bridie Rowe talks about newest production Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

Yesterday, 16:13

New East Anglian vineyard owners are over the moon after scooping a top regional trophy for one of their wines.

One of the brains behind an album in aid of East Anglian charity Julian Support has spoken out about his own battle with mental health issues.

Bury St Edmunds band Gaffa Tape Sandy are gearing up to play Glastonbury Festival this afternoon.

Thu, 17:51

Hightide festival has been premiering plays in Suffolk for the last decade. Three years ago it moved to Aldeburgh and as Arts Editor Andrew Clarke discovers it has flourished on the Suffolk coast. He takes a look at this year’s line-up.

Sport

Thurlow Nunn clubs are starting to return to pre-season training but at many, recruitment has been underway for a number of weeks. Chris Brammer looks at the movers and shakers so far in East Anglia

Ipswich hockey stars Harry Martin and George Pinner believe securing a World League gold medal this weekend could be the start of something special for Great Britain and England’s men’s team.

Yesterday, 15:11

Woodbridge Town manager Jamie Scales hopes his decision to begin pre-season early will pay dividends for the Woodpeckers in Thurlow Nunn Division One this term.

Yesterday, 11:59

Ken King and Walter Sedgwick won the Melton Bowls Club Invitation EBF Three Bowl Pairs Tournament, in one of the closest contest for many years.

Yesterday, 10:49

The Ipswich ‘Tru7.com’ Witches are back in Scotland again tomorrow night as they take on high-flying Glasgow Tigers in the Championship (7pm).

Yesterday, 10:05

Coloured clothing and a pink ball will be the order of the day as the razzmatazz of inter-county T20 cricket comes to Suffolk on Sunday.

Yesterday, 08:17

This Sunday sees international visitors at Mildenhall stadium as the Mildenhall Fen Tigers welcome the USA for a Transatlantic Four Team Tournament, start 3pm.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 06:00

The future of the Upper Orwell Crossing has rapidly become the first major flashpoint of the new political dynamic in Ipswich since the election of Sandy Martin as MP two weeks ago.

Mon, 10:09

My friend Jane has a sporty soft-top car and often gives me a lift to and from work. I like 
to wave at my neighbours as we drive by.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

It’s not long since I wrote about how mums and dads-to-be are often easy prey for those trying to convince us to spend a fortune on all manner of useless paraphernalia when we welcome a new baby into the world, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

It feels as if the world has been rather stood on its head over the last seven days, following the indecisive result in the 2017 General Election, writes Paul Geater.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Ipswich’s newly elected MP has called for restrictions on the so-called “crack cocaine” of gambling after figures indicated more than £4.5m was lost on the machines last year in the town.

Monday, June 12, 2017

We are now officially planning for our Ruby Wedding celebration in 2018.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Space is currently short on the window sills of my conservatory, writes Sheena Grant. And that’s because they are being taken over by an ever-increasing number of pots containing everything from runner bean seedlings to herbs, tomatoes, spinach and salad leaves.

Business

Yesterday, 16:31

Farmers urged Suffolk shoppers to back British farming yesterday at a series of events around the county to mark the first anniversary of the EU referendum.

Yesterday, 14:24

Eager customers gathered at Anglia Retail Park in Ipswich on Friday morning in a bid to be one of the first few through the doors at the new B&M store.

Yesterday, 06:00

A year on from the shock Brexit referendum result, Suffolk and Essex businesses are still bracing themselves for the fall-out from the UK electorate’s momentous decision, chamber chiefs say.

Thu, 18:23

A ground-breaking project to deliver 10 new care homes for Suffolk people has scooped the top award at a prestigious health and social care event.

Thu, 18:00

Questions have been raised over the support for small coffee shops after construction work on a new Costa – Ipswich’s eighth – gets underway just 200 metres from an existing Costa store.

Thu, 15:26

A regional chartered accountants said the future “looks bright” after acquiring an Ipswich business with a similar ethos.

Thu, 14:53

Around 75 local firms attended a “very positive” business breakfast on Tuesday, June 20, in Harwich showcasing the £1.5bn Galloper wind farm project under construction off the Suffolk coast.