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Rise in burglary and car crime in Ipswich leads to nearly 300 offences in eight weeks

Ipswich police are warning residents to prioritise security after nearly 300 break-ins, thefts from cars and incidents of vehicle vandalism.

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Angel Hotel in Lavenham

Marco Pierre White looks set to sell The Angel in Lavenham

Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White looks set to leave The Angel Hotel in Lavenham after a turbulent three years at the helm.

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Joaquim Graca and Zaida Cavaco celebrate graduating

Students from University Campus Suffolk celebrate their successes at their graduation ceremonies

Hundreds of graduating University Campus Suffolk students received their degree awards during the final day of ceremonies yesterday.

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An impression of the possible development of the island site with the double bridge over the lock in the foreground.

Mixed welcome heralds Enterprise Island plans

Proposals for an “Enterprise Island” in the heart of the Ipswich Waterfront have received a mixed welcome in the town.

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Titus Bramble applauds the travelling fans following Ipswich's 1-0 win in a friendly at Barnet last year.

Former Ipswich, Newcastle, Sunderland and Wigan star Titus Bramble faces possible driving ban

Former Ipswich Town defender Titus Bramble is facing a possible driving ban after failing to provide information relating to a speeding allegation.

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Crash on the A12 northbound between Dedham and Stratford St Mary.
October 24  2014

Two motorists in hospital after five-vehicle crash on A12 near Dedham causes major delays

Two motorists are in hospital after a five-vehicle crash on the A12 near the Suffolk/Essex border caused major delays this morning.

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The kitchen at Christchurch Mansion - the roasting hog is a memorable part of most children's visit

Review: Spend the day at Christchurch Mansion this half term for some local history, make-believe and art-inspired fun

On a wet and dreary day it is hard to think of ways to entertain the family without breaking into the ‘rainy day’ fund.

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Annual fireworks in Christchurch Park, Ipswich

Ipswich Scouts ready for Christchurch Park fireworks display on Saturday, November 1

Final preparations are under way today as members of the 11th Ipswich Scout Group prepare to welcome thousands of people to Christchurch Park for this year’s fireworks extravaganza.

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St Matthews Baths Hall from Berners Street in the 1970's

Can you help reunite Beryl Betts with long-lost dance pals?

A dancer is looking to get back in touch with long-lost friends who sheknew from the 1950s.

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Siren, Ray Lee, SPILL 2014. Photo Steven Hicks

Gallery: SPILL Festival returns to Ipswich next week, full details here

SPILL Festival of Performance returns to Ipswich later this month. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage sat down with festival director and curator Robert Pacitti

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Egyptian coffin, 3,000 years old, found in north Essex home. With Reeman Dansie auctioneers' cataloguer Gina Vince

Gallery: Ancient Egyptian coffin 3,000 years old discovered in north Essex home

An Ancient Egyptian coffin has been unearthed at a home on the north Essex coast.

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From Japanese Taiko drumming to South African Gumboot Dancing  pupils at Finborough School took part in a range of workshops at the school first ever International Festival. Left to right, Fee Moody and Alice Crabb.

Gallery: Pupils from Finborough School, near Stowmarket, learn about different cultures at International Festival

For one day only a private school went all international – with pupils learning about different cultures, from Bollywood dancing to Japanese drumming.

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Craig Bellamy

Craig Bellamy’s son on trial at Ipswich Town

The son of former Norwich City striker Craig Bellamy – Ellis – is currently on trial at Ipswich Town.

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Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy

Settled and happy, Daryl Murphy insists he’s in the form of his life

Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy is targeting his best-ever goals tally for a season after hitting the form of his life.

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Jonathan Parr

‘Play on the right or do one’ – Mick McCarthy’s early message to Jonathan Parr

He may well return to his favoured position tomorrow, but Jonathan Parr shouldn’t get too comfortable there.

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Roy Keane, pictured in the blue of Ipswich Town

Roy Keane tried to change the colour of Ipswich Town’s home shirts

Former Ipswich Town boss Roy Keane has revealed that he asked owner Marcus Evans if he could change the colour of the club’s home shirts during his time in charge.

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Ipswich Town v Fulham - Portman Road, Ipswich - 9 August 2014

Ipswich Town's Luke Chambers

Luke Chambers won’t go begging for a Republic of Ireland call-up

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers says he won’t go begging for a Republic of Ireland call-up.

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Dan Holman, who has gone out on loan at Aldershot

Colchester United striker Dan Holman signs on loan for Aldershot

Colchester United front-runner Dan Holman, still without a start this season, has signed on loan for Conference club Aldershot.

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Podium joy at the 16-lapper, left to right: Rohan Tungate (2nd), winner Rory Schlein, Morten Risager (3rd). Photo: PHIL MORLEY

Rory proves the master of Foxhall in 16-lap Classic

King’s Lynn star Rory Schlein lived up to his pre-meeting favourite tag with victory in the 16-lap Classic at Foxhall Stadium.

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Freddie Sears

Freddie Sears and Sam Walker in contract talks at Colchester United

Star striker Freddie Sears is in talks with Colchester United, about a possible new contract.

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Elliott Hewitt, in action for the U's at Scunthorpe

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy set to give the green light to Elliott Hewitt loan extension with U’s

Ipswich Town boss, Mick McCarthy, has revealed that he would be happy for Elliott Hewitt’s loan stay at Colchester United to be extended beyond the initial one-month deal.

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Ben Barker complaines about the track to the Leicester Clerk of the Course.Richard Cassidy.

Witches need a big Premier League hitter if trophies are to return to Foxhall

Ipswich Witches must look to an out-and-out No.1 star rider to lead the team in 2015.

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