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Some of the best-known buildings in and around Ipswich will be throwing open their doors on the weekend of September 9-10 to give visitors their annual chance to see inside.

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Ahead of GCSE Results Day tomorrow, we are asking Suffolk and Essex parents about how their children felt in the run-up to GCSEs earlier this year.


Drink-driving while more than twice the limit in Ipswich has cost a man his licence, his job and a substantial amount of money,

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East Anglians have been described as social media savvy after a survey revealed that they are the least likely to post about their holiday on Facebook.

21 minutes ago

Highways chiefs have shut the A14 westbound in Suffolk to make emergency repairs to a bridge between Tot Hill and Stowmarket.


With numbers replacing letters in some GCSE results this year, reflecting a new tougher curriculum, here is a guide to the new system for parents in Suffolk and Essex, ahead of GCSE results day tomorrow.

A man was found barely conscious in a playground in Bury St Edmunds last night after suffering life-threatening injuries which police are treating as unexplained.

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Rotherham boss Paul Warne hopes to sign on-loan Ipswich Town striker Kieffer Moore permanently.

Ipswich Town exited the Carabao Cup with a 2-1 defeat at Premier League side Crystal Palace last night. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts on the game.

Tristan Nydam and his academy peers got a taste of the big time on Tuesday, and are keen to rub shoulders with the elite more often.

Yesterday, 22:42

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy was left immensely proud of his young players after they pushed Premier League hosts Crystal Palace all the way in the Carabao Cup tonight.

Yesterday, 22:32

Ipswich Town’s youngsters can hold their heads high after pushing Premier League side Crystal Palace all the way in tonight’s 2-1 Carabao Cup second round defeat at Selhurst Park.

Yesterday, 22:09

Chris Brammer shares his ratings from Ipswich Town’s 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace, in the Carabao Cup, on Tuesday night. The Blues gave seven players their professional debuts.

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My first car

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Dulcie was a bit of a drinker and smoker when Michael Horne met her. But he soon sorted the 1951 Morris Minor’s thirst for oil.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Jonathan Mayfield had his fair share of minor niggles with his Fiat Punto but travelled in style.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Ivan Rooke still owns the Morris Eight that took him on some great journeys and adventures but it’s now laid up in his shed.

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East Anglians have been described as social media savvy after a survey revealed that they are the least likely to post about their holiday on Facebook.

Yesterday, 19:00

Legendary entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth was known for his numerous catchphrases, but how many can you complete?

Yesterday, 16:21

Budding choristers of all abilities can get top coaching in singing Handel’s Messiah at a special workshop organised alongside the Ipswich Choral Society concert.

Yesterday, 14:56

The annual summer production in Stowmarket is underway, with families invited to see The Railway Children this week.

Yesterday, 13:27

Following on from the BBC Proms’ celebration of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!, Trianon Music Group will be presenting its own celebration of the pair in its September Ipswich Corn Exchange concert.

Yesterday, 11:01

With Bank Holiday Monday on August 28, many chemists and pharmacies will be closed for the day or open for a limited time.

Yesterday, 07:38

A former soldier who grew up in Suffolk and is now training to be a stuntwoman is among the contestant’s for the new-look Great British Bake Off competition.


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Ipswich Witches boss Chris Louis is challenging his side to finish top of the Championship and secure first pick in the play-off picture.


The ‘Tru7.com’ Ipswich Witches host local rivals Peterborough Panthers tomorrow night at Foxhall in the Championship (7.30pm).

Yesterday, 13:00

Sudbury enjoyed the perfect weekend, in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, beating Suffolk neighbours Copdock & Old Ipswichian while their two main title rivals were both suffering defeats elsewhere.

Yesterday, 11:32

Five-handicap Mel Pipe set a new course record off the Felixstowe Ferry black tees of five under par 67 in his second round in the Coronation Cup.

Mon, 14:50

There’s a West Suffolk derby clash in the next round of the FA Cup.

Mon, 12:29

Paul Whiting is the new Suffolk Senior champion. He won the Geoffrey Barnard Trophy with a level par round of 69 at Bungay and Waveney Valley, his home course.

Mon, 11:16

It was a mixed bag for Suffolk sides in the FA Cup over the weekend.

Star Lifestyle

Mon, 10:48

After more than a decade of being pale and (in my opinion) interesting, I have blown it.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Over the last week there’s been a fresh debate about the impact that out-of-town shopping centres have on our traditional towns.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Buying made-to-measure blinds and curtains can be hugely expensive, writes Sheena Grant.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The work done by Ipswich councillor Colin Smart to highlight the problem with roads in his ward in the town is really to be commended.

Monday, August 7, 2017

The old jokes are the best jokes, they say, but Lynne Mortimer reckons the ancient Greek gags could do with a bit of updating.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Get fit in just five minutes, said the press release.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Thrifty living, with Sheena Grant


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A leisure airline is set to create more than 170 new jobs at Stansted airport.

A building society boss based in Ipswich has underlined the business’s commitment to maintaining a high street presence.

Yesterday, 15:56

An Ipswich-based building firm has helped to give an Essex theatre a new lease of life.

Yesterday, 11:00

Kesgrave Community Centre has launched a series of informal monthly networking events featuring guest talks.

Yesterday, 06:00

An Ipswich chartered insurance brokers says it has performed strongly in the first half of 2017.

Mon, 19:00

Langers snack van - outside Ridgeons at Martlesham Heath - becomes Mumma Jones under new ownership.

Mon, 13:54

The Ipswich store of regional retailer Hughes Electrical has gifted a television to the RSPCA’s rehoming centre in Martlesham, which it says will be used to secure more permanent homes for dogs in its care.