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Two charged over cannabis factory

A78-year-old Ipswich man is one of two people to have been charged after police raided a cannabis factory near Stowmarket.

16:31
Bucklesham Grange care home, Ipswich celebrate shrove Tuesday with a pancake race and pancake tossing 
Debbie and John with Daniel rowark

Flipping good fun was had by all at Bucklesham Grange Care Home this afternoon as a range of games and activities were put on to mark Shrove Tuesday.

16:00
Local campaigners  gather in silent protest against the prospective development of rushmere memorial woodland and small holding

A site registered as an asset of community value last year faces losing the status already after a High Court battle against housing plans was rejected.

10:36
Northgate High School GV.

A former teacher at an Ipswich secondary school is to appear in court charged with alleged sex offences involving teenage girls.

14:44
Do you know where this church is?

Take a look at our selection of photos - how many Suffolk churches can you identify?

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16:36
Teddy Bishop could be back in full training next month

Teddy Bishop could return to first-team training in early March, after enlisting the help of Team GB Olympic doctor Noel Pollock during his comeback from a hamstring tendon injury and shin splints.

13:28
Nick Hayes, second from left and Andre Dozzell, third from right, line up for England Under 17s for their game against Germany

A trio of Ipswich Town youngsters were involved for England Under 17s as they went down 2-0 to Holland in their final game at the Torneio Internacional do Algarve in Portugal this afternoon.

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My first car

Friday, January 29, 2016
Jeff Hurst and his friend working on his 1937 Ford 8 Model Y.

Jeff Hurst tells of learning to drive in and learning how to mend his first car – a 1937 Ford 8 Model Y.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Carrie Secker and her mum in the Fiat 126 she called Racy-Acey.

It was small, red, Italian and sporty – Carrie Secker loved her little Fiat 126.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Ken Lake and his mates resprayed his sickly red 1957 Mark 2 Ford Consul  light blue.

Ken Lake was glad his mates’ help respraying his Ford Consul and pushing it on their road trip reward.

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11:15
Dress rehearsal of Cabaret at Farlingaye High school. Harry Longbottom and Verity Poulston as Cliff and Sally.

Fifty years since it first hit the stage, this boundary-pushing musical is still worth making a song and dance about. The cast of Cabaret are saying ‘willkommen, bienvenue, welcome’ to Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge, this week.

09:37

Today as we mark Shrove Tuesday and the last day before Lent, we have dug into our archives of pancake day photos.

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Students at a Suffolk school are performing its version of a popular West End play this week.

They say “never meet your heroes”, but Fun Lovin’ Criminals’ Huey Morgan was proud to call him friend. He tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage why the music world will never see his like again and why music needs to take more risks.

10:45

Quick, garish, hilarious truths fired out in format not even borderline offensive; the line is a dot to Frankie Boyle. Yet he still had an Ipswich audience rolling in the aisles, nodding and cheering in empathy at his shocking jokes and political and life values that many fear to express.

Strap in Ipswich, you’re in for a wild ride when Travis Pastrana’s world famous Nitro Circus Live lands at Foxhall Stadium this summer.

Sport

12:00
Sam Newman scored 20 points at Derby

Ipswich head coach Nick Drane believes the dream of winning promotion this season is over, after an 88-84 defeat at Derbyshire Arrows on Saturday left them with a record of eight wins and six losses.

11:47

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley says his team have to adapt better to life at the bottom of the Ryman Premier and the spectre of a relegation battle, ahead of tonight’s crunch home clash with Grays.

AFC Sudbury could strengthen their position at the top of Ryman North tonight with victory at Maldon & Tiptree, but prolific goalscorer Craig Parker is refusing to consider title glory as a foregone conclusion for Jamie Godbold’s side.

10:06

Ipswich Wanderers’ scheduled trip to Bowers and Pitsea, for the two sides’ FA Vase replay, has been postponed.

14:39

A street-length water slide will be coming to Colchester town centre this summer - the perfect opportunity for daredevils to make a splash and support a worthy cause.

Yesterday, 14:53

One of Britain’s top open water swimmers has said the amazing challenge of the sport should inspire people to take part in one of the region’s largest mass-participation swimming events.

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Yesterday, 14:39
The morning after

It was a dark and stormy night... which was probably why three-year-old George and 11-month-old Wil woke up at 4am, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

My husband is a mamil – a middle-aged man in Lycra, writes Ellen Widdup.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

It all started with the Christmas gift of a pom-pom, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

This week’s figures about the failure of developers to build enough new homes across Suffolk show just how serious the position is for people trying to find somewhere to live in the county.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Anyone who burns candles with a diameter wider than a small thumbnail will be familiar with the problem of tunnelling − whether they know it or not, writes Sheena Grant.

Business

13:48
Jo Harris worked at the B&M store in Copdock until 2013, and despite being an employee there was issued two fines of £70 for parking.

A group of former employees at a store in Ipswich have been left distraught after car park fines mistakenly issued more than two years ago has left them facing a court appearance.

British Airways is to start flying from Stansted Airport this summer, it was announced today.

16:37

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa has been named as a finalist in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence.

06:00

Around 25 members of the Norwegian Greenkeepers’ Association visited Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarter in Ipswich as part of their annual conference.

Yesterday, 14:57

Southwold brewer Adnams has pledged to support the pub industry by freezing its beer prices for the rest of this year.

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