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Motorcyclist banned

A handyman has lost his driving licence after police saw him speeding on his motorbike while over the drug-drive limit.

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08:00
Fraudster must now pay back £183,000

The kingpin behind internet escort and debt elimination scams which fleeced £5.7million from 17,300 victims has had the amount he must pay back reduced from £750,000 to £183,000.

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Team manager Alf Ramsey and trainer Harold Sheperdson (standing) watch England's victory over Germany in the 1966 World Cup

On the 50th anniversary of his greatest triumph, we are today celebrating Sir Alf Ramsey, the man who inspired both Ipswich Town and England to extraordinary levels of success and glory.

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Millions of pounds are lost each year in our region due to people wasting medicines. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Suffolk health chiefs are urging people to buy their own treatments after they spent £3.4 million on “wasted medicines” in the past year.

08:15
The 23 Parachute Engineer Regiment marched through Woodbridge Market Hill to mark 10 years of being based just outside the town at Rock Barracks.

Crowds of people lined the streets of a Suffolk town to salute locally based soldiers.

34 minutes ago
Jubilee Meadow and Orchard, in Bredfield, near Woodbridge, received Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag Community Award. Planting the young orchard trees on a raw March day.

A Suffolk village will be flying the standard for top quality parks and gardens after receiving Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag Community Award.

Yesterday, 21:28
Police are investigating

Police have been called to Thurston Road near Bury St Edmunds this evening after a bull escaped its field and onto the road.

Ipswich Town

4 minutes ago
Team manager Alf Ramsey and trainer Harold Sheperdson (standing) watch England's victory over Germany in the 1966 World Cup

On the 50th anniversary of his greatest triumph, we are today celebrating Sir Alf Ramsey, the man who inspired both Ipswich Town and England to extraordinary levels of success and glory.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy wants his side to re-enthuse supporters at Portman Road today in what will be their final warm-up ahead of the new Championship season, against Belgian second-tier side Royale Union Saint-Gilloise (3pm ko).

Yesterday, 20:29
Sir Alf Ramsey in his sparse Portman Road office

Today is the 50th anniversary of England winning the 1966 World Cup. STUART WATSON spoke to Ipswich Town legend about what made Sir Alf Ramsey such a great manager

Yesterday, 06:00
Teddy Bishop protects the ball against Shelbourne

Ipswich Town starlet Teddy Bishop says he feels ‘reborn’ following a year of injury hell.

Thu, 18:03
Ipswich Town players train at Portman Road on the pre-season open day.

Ipswich Town will kick-start their 15th successive season in the Championship with a home game against newly-promoted Barnsley on Saturday, August 6.

Thu, 19:00
Young Ipswich Town fan Noah Day having his picture taken with manager Mick McCarthy.

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans gathered at Portman Road for the club’s annual open day today.

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Sally Palmer, whose first car was a Renault Dauphine, sitting on her dad's Dauphine.

Sally Palmer’s first car, a Renault Dauphine, which she restored, with the help of her dad and sister, was a labour of love.

Friday, July 15, 2016
Maurice Hayward with his 1951 split windscreen Morris Minor.

Maurice Hayward tells of the ups and downs, highs and lows of an action-packed holiday in his fully-loaded Morris Minor.

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Tom Evans as a child in his first car.

From pedal car to bubble car and a couple of classic Citroens – Tom Evans tells of his ongoing motoring love affair.

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Yesterday, 12:27
Jack Whitehall. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Comedy stars Greg Davies and Jack Whitehall are heading to the Ipswich Regent.

Yesterday, 08:54

Spring Awakening, Gallery Players at the New Wolsey Theatre

Yesterday, 19:00

From fun for families and their four-legged friends to tales of giants and giant loo rolls, vintage markets to birds of prey displays, there’s plenty to enjoy this weekend.

Thu, 19:01

Their hell-raising antics in a small riverside town in north-east Essex became the stuff of local legend.

Thu, 18:26

Summer wouldn’t be summer without a seaside procession, a great British fete or a laid back music festival - and all of these happen in abundance on the Suffolk Coast.

Thu, 17:00

A competition is being launched in Kesgrave to help bring together people in the community who have a love of photography.

Sport

Yesterday, 12:32
Sam Bullingham (centre, number 84) lines up for his open water swim

Rother Valley Country Park was the venue for the 2016 National Open Water Swimming Championships last Sunday.

Thu, 23:30

Ipswich Witches 61 Plymouth Devils 29

Tue, 14:34

MG’s British Touring Car Championship drivers Josh Cook and Ashley Sutton will be at Suffolk MG dealer Kerridges on Friday evening.

Tue, 10:44

The greatest sporting spectacle on the planet is almost upon us once again.

Mon, 22:32

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, was satisfied with his side’s performance during tonight’s latest pre-season friendly, against Premier League outfit Crystal Palace.

Mon, 16:17

He is one of the most recognisable, decorated and influential sportsmen on the planet – but Usain Bolt is now endorsing a product made in the heart of Suffolk.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 10:24
Suffolk County Council headquarters; Endeavour House, Ipswich.

Faced with the looming juggernauts of budget cuts and devolution, Suffolk’s district and borough councils are facing very uncertain times, writes Paul Geater.

Mon, 19:00

You know it’s hot when your thighs stick together. For men out there, it’s more of a woman thing, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Ipswich MP Ben Gummer received a rapid, and somewhat unexpected, promotion last week to the very heart of the government machine in Whitehall, writes Paul Geater.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Last month, for my best friend’s birthday, I sent myself some flowers, writes Ellen Widdup.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Carpe diem – seize the day! writes Lynne Mortimer.

Business

Thu, 19:03
A computer-generated image of how the Sizewell complex will look after construction of Sizewell C.

Britain is set to get its first new nuclear power station in generations as EDF’s directors approve investment in Hinkley Point.

Thu, 11:06

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has unveiled its new branding and identity at a ceremony in Ipswich.

Thu, 09:22

A garage in Bury St Edmunds is looking to recruit a new vehicle technician.

Lloyds Banking Group is cutting 3,000 jobs and shutting 200 branches as the lender braces for a cut in interest rates following Britain’s decision to quit the European Union.

Wed, 07:00

Ipswich had the seventh highest personal insolvency rate in the country in 2015, with hundreds of people unable to pay their debts.