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Yesterday, 17:21

The countdown to an international cycling spectacular sweeping through the heart of Suffolk in June has stepped up a gear – as a high-profile dignitary swapped her civic chain for a bicycle one.

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Yesterday, 12:03

An Ipswich man allegedly confessed to a friend that he had stabbed father-of-five Dean Stansby but hadn’t meant to kill him, a court has heard.

Yesterday, 15:28

Schools in Ipswich are among the most under-funded in Suffolk according to new figures obtained by a union-sponsored website.

Yesterday, 20:00

In 2012 the Woodbridge teenager had just become an internet sensation.

Yesterday, 13:22

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans has given his first-ever interview on camera - and revealed that he plans to appoint a new Blues boss ‘towards the end of May or early in June,’ plus admitted that raising season ticket prices last year was a mistake.

Yesterday, 18:02

Rail conductor/guards working on Greater Anglia trains have called a second one-day strike in early May – but the company insists passengers will not be affected.

Yesterday, 18:26

A black tie charity ball is taking place to collect cash for an Ipswich-based baby bereavement support group.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 17:04

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans has given his first-ever video interview. Here’s what he had to say....

Yesterday, 15:12

Ipswich Town fans have been giving their thoughts on owner Marcus Evans’ first-ever video interview – here’s a selection of views...

Yesterday, 13:22

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans has given his first-ever interview on camera - and revealed that he plans to appoint a new Blues boss ‘towards the end of May or early in June,’ plus admitted that raising season ticket prices last year was a mistake.

Yesterday, 09:24

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans will speak for the first time today in a video interview with the club.

Yesterday, 11:34

In his latest column, Nino Severino explains how tennis met football at Portman Road ahead of Ipswich Town’s clash with Aston Villa at the weekend.

Tue, 12:44

A new favourite has emerged in the race for the vacant Ipswich Town manager’s job – Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook.

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My first car

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Perry Parsons had a lot of fun in his 1954 two-seater Morgan Plus 4 sports car which, unfortunately came to an untimely end when hit by a bus.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Michael Redgrave shared many exciting and hairy moments with Paula – his 1929 Morris Cowley.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Alan Payne’s 19-year-old Morris 8 would not go up steep hills forwards so he had to go up them backwards.

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Yesterday, 08:58

The rearranged Holi Festival is one of the big events in the Ipswich area this weekend, along with a board games day, a garden opening and exciting shows and concerts.

Yesterday, 12:11

Strictly Come Dancing champion and actress Joanne Clifton takes me behind the scenes of Flashdance - The Musical at the Ipswich Regent this week.

Yesterday, 11:21

We all have our favourite depictions of Sherlock - for Lynne Mortimer, it’s Jeremy Brett

Yesterday, 00:34

Ray Mears takes a journey 4,000 years back in time to the Bronze Age in East Anglia and visits Norwich Castle, Lynn Museum, Southwold Museum and Flag Fen Archaeology Park to find out more about the region’s past.

Yesterday, 09:30

From Damien Chazelle’s drama Whiplash (2014) to Joel Edgerton’s dark revenge thriller The Gift (2015) and Jordan Peele’s chilling social thriller Get Out (2017), Blumhouse Productions has produced some of the best films of the last four years.

Yesterday, 07:00

A hotly-tipped new film based around The Beatles, which is rumoured to star Ed Sheeran, will be shot in Suffolk, publicists have said.

Tue, 15:13

Performed beneath the great red-brick Gothic arches of St John’s church by Trianon Music Group, the concert started with three motets by Charles Villiers Stanford, sung a capella by the Trianon choir.


Yesterday, 15:48

Jack Beaumont was the only player from either side to score more than 40 runs, but his fine knock of 78 was not enough to prevent Copdock & Old Ipswichian from suffering an opening day four-wicket defeat to Frinton-on-Sea in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Yesterday, 09:25

Ipswich Witches entertain Newcastle Diamonds in both sides’ opening Championship league meeting, at Foxhall on Thursday.

Tue, 18:05

Ipswich Witches No.1 Danny King does not hold back as regards the Witches team performances so far this season as Newcastle set for Foxhall.

Tue, 16:07

The sweltering conditions and the 26.2 miles of roads ahead of them failed to deter a huge number of local runners, from Suffolk and North-East Essex, from conquering the 38th staging of the London Marathon on Sunday.

Tue, 14:46

Ipswich Basketball Club’s women’s side stand one game away from an unprecedented unbeaten, triple-winning season – but head coach Nick Drane insists that he and his players are not thinking about making history.

Tue, 11:49

BAFANL South Division Two East

Essex Spartans 14

Ipswich Cardinals 15

A young Cardinals team travelled down the A12 as the 2018 season kicked off with a bang against the Essex Spartans, writes Steve Hawes.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 15:10

What’s orange and not the same as it was?

Mon, 15:20

To infinity and beyond

Mon, 11:15

It has taken a mere two and a bit years but finally I’ve done it. Anyone out there who finds sewing tasks easy will probably find it difficult to understand how the relatively straightforward task of covering an oblong of foam cushion with a piece of material could take so long. Put simply, it was because I didn’t know what I was doing.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Back in the early 1960s as a very small boy, one of my pleasures in life was being taken on a train trip from our home in Saxmundham to our relations’ home in Leiston.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Award-winning playwright Jackie Carreira talks about her first novel, Sleeping Through War: 
a rewind to the tumultuous year of 1968

Thursday, April 12, 2018

When county council leader Colin Noble dropped his bombshell that he had commissioned a report looking at the future of local government in Suffolk, he must have known he was letting off a firecracker in the world of the county’s public sector.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Easter has come and gone and suddenly we are caught up in the election season (well, those of us lucky enough to live in Ipswich or Colchester are).


Yesterday, 23:30

Everybody loves photographs of babies - and pets - and now they win prizes.

Yesterday, 17:50

An Ipswich clothing entrepreneur is spreading the ethical clothing message by helping organise a special event in London, on Saturday as part of Fashion Revolution Week 2018.

Yesterday, 17:15

Portable Space grow into more space at Bacton.

Yesterday, 14:11

The transport and logistics industry continues to be plagued by a shortage of drivers, said bosses at an East Anglian industry event.

Tue, 16:22

A Suffolk logistics firm is celebrating a move to a new UK office and lorry park.

Tue, 11:31

A self-catering holiday business set on a Suffolk farm is celebrating after scooping a top national accolade.

Tue, 09:36

A Suffolk concrete firm has played a key part in building sea defences along one of the UK’s most iconic seafronts.