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Rail passengers travelling between London to Ipswich this morning are facing delays after ‘trespass incident’ between Colchester and Marks Tey.

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07:02

The A14 Orwell Bridge will remain open today as Storm Doris looks to have passed - but it was a busy night for the emergency services as they dealt with the aftermath.

07:00

This year marks the 47th annual Ipswich to Felixstowe Road run - and as the organisers make their final preparations we look back to a particularly popular run in May 1995.

Yesterday, 23:58

Pianos collectively worth £50,000 are being given away to schools and community groups.

Yesterday, 21:35

Ipswich’s MP has said work must continue to provide the town with alternative routes for diverted Orwell Bridge traffic in the wake of yesterday’s closure.

Ipswich Town

10 minutes ago

David McGoldrick says Ipswich Town’s players owe their supporters an East Anglian derby victory on Sunday (12pm ko, Sky Sports).

Yesterday, 18:03

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers admitted he didn’t know whether he was coming or going as speculation mounted over his future on deadline day.

Yesterday, 17:38

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy knows a long-awaited victory against bitter rivals Norwich City would go a long way to salvaging some pride from a stuttering season.

Yesterday, 17:23

It may have been the Full Members Cup, but Simon Milton’s strike against Norwich City, is fondly remembered as any goal that has been scored by an Ipswich Town player in an East Anglia Derby.

Yesterday, 15:23

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has got a welcome selection headache ahead of Sunday’s East Anglian derby against bitter rivals Norwich City, at Carrow Road (12pm ko, Sky Sports).

Yesterday, 13:37

The thought of playing bitter rivals Norwich City at the end of a sequence of Championship games that included Reading, Aston Villa, Brighton and Leeds, was enough to send a shudder down the spines of the most optimistic of Ipswich Town fans.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

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Friday, February 10, 2017

David Duggan found switching from right to left-hand drive tricky when stationed in Germany but then fell for the charms of a large, American Studebaker.

Monday, February 6, 2017

After being left feeling flat, then denting his pride along with Penny his Fiat Punto, Stephen Firman saved her from being written off and kept her on the road.

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Yesterday, 19:00

It’s not too late to book tickets and take in a great show this March. Suffolk’s theatres offer a wide range of performances to choose from with something for everyone including music, comedy, plays and wrestling.

Yesterday, 16:45

Classical Indian dance and hip hop is combined in a new work at the DanceHouse in Ipswich. Arts editor Andrew Clarke found out more

Yesterday, 15:36

An inspirational community project in Ipswich which is saving thousands of kilos of edible food from going to landfill has picked up national recognition after being featured on BBC Radio 4’s Midweek programme on Wednesday.

Looking for days out, with or without children, this weekend? Here we bring you our weekly round up of days out ideas.

Yesterday, 11:30

It’s pancake day on February 28 and as people across Suffolk dig out the frying pan and stock up on eggs, flour and milk, you might be wondering why we make these flipped treats on Shrove Tuesday at all and indeed why the day is significant. Well, it’s funny you should ask...

Yesterday, 08:20

TV antique experts will be at a Suffolk estate today to film an episode of Flog It for the forthcoming series.

Wed, 21:50

Suffolk’s hit-making chart star, Ed Sheeran, wowed the crowds at this year’s Brit Awards with a rendition of his most recent hits.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:00

The Mille Maglia cyclo-cross sportive challenged riders with a combination of off-road tracks and rural byroads.

Yesterday, 16:07

Defensive stalwart George Elokobi, who bagged a sensational winner for Colchester United in Tuesday night’s vital 1-0 home win over Wycombe Wanderers, has predicted a very “bright future” for his centre-half partner, Cameron James.

Yesterday, 14:09

At the end of another exciting weekend, the Ipswich and District Table Tennis Championships concluded at the Corn Exchange with Ryan Collins retaining his Men’s title for the fifth year running, whilst Clair Westlake won the Ladies title for the second time.

Yesterday, 13:08

Ipswich’s Jake Nicholls has a busy schedule now that the season gets underway. Nicholls will be sponsored by Hitachi, who have reverted back to the Austrian built KTM 450cc machines under the KTM UK banner.

Yesterday, 12:43

Needham Market boss Mark Morsley has paid tribute to his club’s fans as the Marketmen welcome Ryman Premier league leaders Bognor Regis to Bloomfields on Saturday afternoon.

Yesterday, 12:22

More than 500 teams will be helping create positive match-day environments as Suffolk FA stage their Silent Weekend this Saturday and Sunday.

Yesterday, 12:14

The Suffolk FA Youth Referees’ Academy is celebrating its tenth anniversary.

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Yesterday, 06:00

For as long as I’ve been covering developments in Suffolk – and that extends to decades rather than years – there has been a perceived conflict between out of town retail parks and traditional town centres.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

There are many vocations that require people to work closely with their natural opponents, writes Suffolk mum Ellen Widdup as she confesses she never follows through with her wild threats.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Suffolk mum Sheena Grant is single-handedly tackling food waste by using up her leftover Christmas veg - in February.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Have you ever stopped to think what the long-term future holds for Ipswich and Suffolk? writes Paul Geater.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The natural world is the friend of the thrifty, writes Sheena Grant as she continues her endeavour to life a less costly existence.

Monday, February 13, 2017

The criticism of our parenting skils comes from all sides. We are over-involved or overly permissive. We are over-protective, over-sensitive, over-zealous. We over-diagnose, over-medicate and over-accommodate our kids, who are hideously overindulged, writes Ellen Widdup.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

For many of the councillors who gather in Endeavour House for today’s budget discussions this is THE meeting that they believe will set the tone for the next four years at Suffolk County Council, writes Paul Geater.

Business

Ipswich Building Society says it it well set for further growth after reporting increased annual profits, despite a past year “punctuated by periods of change”.

43 minutes ago

Rural Coffee Caravan, the mobile charity that offers a place for Suffolk’s most rural and isolated communities to meet for coffee, friendship and access to vital support services, has announced the fundraising support of Suffolk Life, one of the UK’s leading providers and administrators of specialist pension products.

Yesterday, 16:00

John Lewis is axing nearly 400 jobs across its restaurants and home fittings service as it grapples with the acute pressures facing the retail sector.

Yesterday, 11:05

By day Darren Hills is a café kitchen cook in Adnam’s flagship store on Drayman Square in Southwold.

But in his spare time the 25-year old serves as a special constable in Halesworth and Lowestoft, patrolling the streets at night, attending traffic accidents and investigating crimes. Last year, he clocked up more than 350 hours volunteering as a ‘’special”.

Yesterday, 13:13

Budget airline Ryanair has announced its biggest-ever London winter schedule, including additional destinations and flights from Stansted Airport.

Wed, 17:05

The European Union has funnelled an average of £135.7m to Norfolk and Suffolk each year since 2007, a new report by the region’s business and political leaders has found.

Wed, 16:35

A scheme which uses church towers to improve broadband signal in hard-to-reach areas is aiming to spread its service into Suffolk.