Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 16°C

Search
20:58

Police and border force officials are believed to be searching property for a number of illegal immigrants in the Woolverstone area.

Latest news

14:00

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision between a pedestrian and a car near the Mulberry Tree pub in Ipswich.

18:03

A Suffolk soldier who punched and kicked an Ipswich taxi driver during a drunken night out in the town has been jailed for 16 months.

A Suffolk nightclub DJ has denied sexually assaulting a woman while she was asleep.

16:43

A 90-year-old widower who died after a road collision in Woodbridge has been named by police as Peter Grimer.

16:33

A 21-year-old man has admitted his involvement in an attack in which two teenagers were stabbed with a “Rambo” style knife in Ipswich.

This weekend sees the launch of Ferry Fest, a new three day family arts festival at Felixstowe Ferry which is looking to have the coastal community buzzing with a raft of events that will include live bands, dance, a ceilidh, theatre, music and poetry, a musical review, craft stalls, beach activities, a photography exhibition and a pirate-themed day to excite land-lubbers of all ages.

Ipswich Town

23 minutes ago

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst has called upon his players to believe in themselves more following last night’s 2-0 defeat at Derby County.

Ipswich Town lost 2-0 at Derby County in a Championship match tonight. STUART WATSON gives his snap verdict.

22:10

Player ratings from Ipswich Town’s 2-0 loss at Derby as Joe Ledley and Tom Lawrence score the Rams’ goals.

21:39

Paul Hurst’s wait for a first Ipswich Town win goes on following tonight’s 2-0 defeat at the hands of Derby County.

18:20

Ipswich Town were beaten 2-0 by Derby County at Pride Park this evening.

06:00

Paul Hurst and Frank Lampard will meet on the Pride Park touchline as equals this evening, but the two managers have taken very different routes to get there.

Most read

Show Job Lists

My first car

07:13

Ron French passed his driving test first time after just 10 lessons and says it might have helped that, being a keen cyclist, he had good road sense.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Graham Godbold had a few dramas in his hand-painted purple Ford Zodiac but the scariest was when his wife nearly fell out on a roundabout.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The clutch went the day after Nigel Garbett paid £160 for his 1960 Ford Anglia 105E but it went on to give good service until rust got hold.

Newsletter Sign Up

Ipswich Star daily newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24

What's on

There’s a brand new category at the EAT Norfolk Food and Drink Awards this year that celebrates the home chefs catering for the toughest audience of all: their friends and family. Judges at the cook-off competition were impressed by the talent on display.

16:51

Seeking inspiration for a free family day out? Here are some suggestions of fun things to do which won’t cost the earth.

This weekend sees the launch of Ferry Fest, a new three day family arts festival at Felixstowe Ferry which is looking to have the coastal community buzzing with a raft of events that will include live bands, dance, a ceilidh, theatre, music and poetry, a musical review, craft stalls, beach activities, a photography exhibition and a pirate-themed day to excite land-lubbers of all ages.

08:50

Take a look through our gallery and see if you can spot yourself or someone you know on the dance floor.

From a cactus and chilli festival to custom cars, there is plenty to keep you busy this weekend.

12:19

Get set for take-off! Clacton Airshow is back this week, celebrating 27 years of flight with a two-day spectacular. Here’s your guide to the big event.

11:59

A three-day festival focussed on its “all-welcoming family feel” returns to Suffolk this weekend bringing an assortment of world class bands, circus shows and cabaret.

Sport

19:36

Suffolk staged a miracle escape act to salvage a draw, after playing second fiddle to leaders Lincolnshire for virtually the whole of their latest Minor Counties Championship fixture, holding out thanks to a terrific rearguard from Michael Comber and Tom Rash at Ipswich School this evening.

10:17

In his latest column, Don Topley discusses the fall-out from England star Ben Stokes’ recent court case, and offers his thoughts on how his return to the England fold should have been handled.

Yesterday, 23:55

In a race not unlike Scott’s to the South Pole, two men have battled to become the first to swim from the micronation of Sealand back to Suffolk’s shores.

Yesterday, 19:35

Suffolk face a tough task to avoid defeat at the hands of league leaders Lincolnshire, on the final day of their Minor Counties Championship fixture at Ipswich School tomorrow.

Yesterday, 12:07

David Southgate, a seven-handicap player, won the Coronation Cup at his home course by nine shots from three-handicap Greg Hills at Felixstowe Ferry, writes Tony Garnett.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Suffolk had a difficult day in the field on day one of their top-of-the-table clash with Lincolnshire in the Minor Counties Championship, held at Ipswich School today.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

In the Thurlow Nunn Premier, Woodbridge Town suffered their heaviest defeat in two seasons as Norwich United came from behind to win 4-1.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 12:26

Getting three grandsons, a grandpa and a grandma into a middle-sized family car is turning out to be a bit of a problem.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of judging public toilets for excellence and, at the other end of the scale, for ghastliness. The best and worst were awarded Boggies.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cars are something of a mystery to me and largely, I’m happy for it to stay that way, writes thrifty living columnist Sheena Grant.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

New school year - what will mums and dads be wearing?

Thursday, August 16, 2018

There is a common misconception about elections in this country (and I suspect in most other democracies).

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Exam glory or disappointment? As students receive their A-level and GSCE grades, here’s a bit of perspective.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

I-Spy books are 70 years old this year - did you spot that?

Business

13:01

An independent Suffolk coffee business is following in the footsteps of big-name companies such as Royal Mail, Asda, Tesco, Morrisons and drinks group Diageo by offering all its head office employees a chance to be a part of its new company share scheme.

Yesterday, 17:47

Office Outlet’s stores across Suffolk and north Essex have been spared closure, it is understood as fears were raised that the stationary giant may become the next victim of the retail slump.

Yesterday, 17:41

A former Suffolk business management student who shot to fame after winning the Miss Universe beauty pageant said she had learnt valuable lessons from her studies as she prepared to launched a new record label.

Yesterday, 17:20

Staff at an award-winning Suffolk pub have been praised for their quick work in restoring normal service just days after a serious fire destroyed its kitchen.

Yesterday, 17:21

Supermarket giant Asda has announced plans to close its Newmarket store, putting dozens of jobs at risk.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Hilary Collins, the managing director of award-winning Colchester-based PR consultancy, Big Wave PR will be walking 286 miles over cliffs, beaches and rocks around the Cornish coastal path to raise funds for Gt Ormond Street Hospital.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Community charity Groundwork East - which creates green spaces - has been nominated for the FM World Not-for-Profit Business of the Year Award at the SME national awards.