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16:14
Wymondham Police Investigation Centre (PIC)

An Ipswich man has been charged with murder following a stabbing in Great Yarmouth.

The scene in Back Hamlet, Ipswich

Back Hamlet in Ipswich has reopened after what was described as an “unexploded grenade” was found.

19:21
Comedian Stewart Francis

“Nine of diamonds. Sorry, my mind is playing tricks with me.”

A model of Hogwarts Castle used in the filming of the Harry Potter films. Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Suffolk has featured in various films and TV shows over the years – but often it is well hidden or shown only briefly.

18:27
Sir Bob Russell meets with Paul Geater.

A fortnight ago in my column I was discussing the importance (or not) of car parking prices in attracting visitors to a town for a shopping trip or general day out.

The A12 as it approaches the Copdock roundabout.

One lane is blocked on the A12 at Copdock after a multi-vehicle crash.

Ipswich Town

Preston North End's Lee Holmes (left) and Rotherham United's Ben Pringle battle for the ball during the Sky Bet League One, Play-off Semi Final, First Leg at Deepdale, Preston.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has confirmed that he expects to sign Ben Pringle on loan from Fulham before Saturday’s game at Bristol City – and that he wants to add a central midfielder to his injury-hit squad.

15:21
Mick McCarthy

Chief football writer Stuart Watson reports back from Mick McCarthy’s press conference ahead of Bristol City, where the Town boss talked injuries and signings.

14:15
Cole Skuse is likely to be missing for at least a month

Cole Skuse and Giles Coke are both facing at least a month on the sidelines after picking up injuries at Queens Park Rangers, leaving Mick McCarthy thin on the ground in the centre of midfield heading into his side’s trip to Bristol City.

Bartosz Bialkowski in action during the Ipswich Town V Portsmouth (Emirates FA Cup Third Round) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 09 January 2016.      
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Ipswich Town keeper Bartosz Bialkowski says he is close to agreeing a new contract at the club.

09:00
Mick McCarthy with assistant Terry Connor

Ipswich Town are once again looking to the loan market. Stuart Watson profiles some of the Premier League starlets they could turn to over the coming days.

Ryan Fraser in agony clutching his hamstring on the sideline at the end of the QPR match

Ipswich Town loanee Ryan Fraser is set to be sidelined for six to eight weeks with the hamstring injury he sustained in the latter stages of Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at QPR.

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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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19:21
Comedian Stewart Francis

“Nine of diamonds. Sorry, my mind is playing tricks with me.”

Ipswich has re-asserted its place as a major cultural centre today after the Arts Council awarded the town a further three-quarters of a million pounds to bring two of its leading arts venues bang up to date.

13:15

Instead of splashing out on an expensive meal this Valentine’s, why not have a romantic night in watching a themed film?

Once told that telling jokes about Primark was “a waste of a good Muslim”, award-winning comedian Shazia Mirza is tackling the thorny subject of jihadi brides and more in her latest show. She talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage.

Yesterday, 21:25

A casting call to recruit keen skaters for a music video at Colchester’s iconic rollerblading venue has received 60 responses in just 24 hours.

Yesterday, 18:14

Lego enthusiasts in Suffolk are being pitted against one another in a ‘brick off’ competition.

Sport

George Moncur, spoke of promotion earlier in the season

Remember Colchester United’s win over Bradford City, at the end of September? It feels like a life-time ago!

Essex Eagles have completed the signing of Pakistani fast bowler Wahab Riaz for the opening stages of the club’s Natwest T20 Blast campaign.

Yesterday, 16:28

This week the guys discuss the rising cost of football, the ultimate hard sportsmen and a packed weekend of action.

Yesterday, 11:21

Frankie Kent is still upbeat about Colchester United’s chances of beating the drop, even though the U’s have slipped to eight points adrift of League One safety heading towards the final third of the season.

Yesterday, 11:00

The Ipswich and District Badminton League Under 18 Championships took place at Northgate Sports Centre, where Patricia Kou from the Meridians club was the star performer, scooping a hat-trick of titles.

Tue, 22:26

Needham Market recorded their second successive goalless draw as Mark Morsley’s men were held by 10th-placed Grays Athletic at Bloomfields, on Tuesday.

Star Lifestyle

18:27
Sir Bob Russell meets with Paul Geater.

A fortnight ago in my column I was discussing the importance (or not) of car parking prices in attracting visitors to a town for a shopping trip or general day out.

12:51

Today’s meeting of Suffolk County Council is the most important of the year – it will set the authority’s budget for 2016/17 and I have never come across so many nervous members from all sides.

Mon, 14:39

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.

Business

Dr Will Thomas, deputy head of Suffolk Business School at UCS

University Campus Suffolk strengthens international links by offering the Maastricht Executive MBA

£100,000 makeover for church in the heart of Ipswich centre

Digital businesses in and around Ipswich are worth nearly £200million to the local economy and employ nearly 10,000 people, according to a new study.

Stansted Airport has reported its busiest-ever January with more than 1.66million passengers passing through its terminal last month.

Yesterday, 14:06

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