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Yesterday, 20:00

Having been a top TV producer in London, Rachel Aldridge knows better than most what it takes to run a successful shoot. Jason Noble caught up with her to find out how the film industry can thrive in Suffolk

Yesterday, 19:55

A motorcyclist has died following a serious collision with a car north of Ipswich this afternoon.

Yesterday, 18:00

A student from Chelmondiston who was born to a British mother but has struggled to acquire British citizenship has described the overwhelmingly positive reaction to her plight.

Yesterday, 17:24

Players from across the country came to Suffolk last week for the first ever Special Olympics Badminton Tournament – with some securing places in the national finals in Sheffield this August.

Yesterday, 17:12

A driver has been injured after crashing into a lamp post in Suffolk.

Yesterday, 16:36

A chimney fire broke out at a Suffolk pub this afternoon - just two days after firefighters tackled another blaze at another of the county’s inns.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 20:30

Following this afternoon’s 1-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday, sports writer WILL RIDGARD takes a look at some of the reaction from Ipswich Town’s fans and players.

Yesterday, 18:35

Ipswich Town lost 1-0 to Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road this afternoon, but who was your man-of-the-match? Vote in our poll.

Yesterday, 18:15

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy admitted that his side lacked a competitive edge in this afternoon’s 1-0 defeat to promotion-chasing Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road.

Yesterday, 17:46

Ipswich Town lost 1-0 to Sheffield Wednesday in their final home game of the 2016/17 season this afternoon. Here’s what we learned from the game.

Yesterday, 17:06

Ipswich Town lost 1-0 to promotion-chasing Sheffield Wednesday in a dire final home game of the season.

Yesterday, 13:30

Ipswich Town lost 1-0 at home to Sheffield Wednesday this afternoon. Catch up on our live coverage of the game below.

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My first car

Thu, 07:18

Peter Alder’s first set of wheels were pedal power, not horsepower, as a child but set him on his way to nearly two million miles of motoring.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Barbara Mellor tells of motoring adventures in ‘Pushbar’, a modified Austin 7, which came with a few quirks for the bargain price of £5.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Janet Lucas was glad when husband Ted passed his car test as it meant that, when they needed to reverse, she no longer had to push their bubble car backwards.

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Yesterday, 10:15

A future mob boss toiling in the engine shed, a world movie premiere, and American football at Portman Road – Debach Airfield Museum’s records are a treasure trove of wartime stories.

We can exclusively reveal that master of psychological illusion Derren Brown is bringing his best of show to the Ipswich Regent for a three-night run this summer.

Fri, 20:00

The Parachute Regiment Big Band will drop by this year’s Ipswich School Festival of Music.

Fri, 19:29

From tudor celebrations and country shows to classic vehicles and live music, there’s lots to enjoy in Suffolk over the May Day weekend.

Fri, 19:00

A cabaret and burlesque show with international award-winning performers and live jazz band heads to Suffolk. Ellen Widdup speaks to its director to find out how showgirls have gone from seedy to sensational and are making an artistic – and feminist – statement.

Fri, 13:40

If you love theatre, if you love musicals, if you love Monty Python, if you love an evening of side-aching laughter then make sure you beat a swift path to the door of the Mercury Theatre for one of the craziest, wittiest shows of recent years.

Thu, 19:00

Comedy is Milton Jones’ escape from normality. He talks more about stage Milton and real-life Milton, plus his latest show.

Sport

Yesterday, 09:12

Manager Rick Andrews says pride has been restored at Stowmarket Town, with The Old Gold and Blacks’ 90 minutes away from being crowned league champions.

Yesterday, 06:06

Ipswich Witches travel to Berwick Bandits tonight looking for their first Championship away victory of the season.

Fri, 14:45

One of the most anticipated boxing fights in years happens this weekend at Wembley Stadium. MARK HEATH previews the heavyweight title clash between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.

Fri, 13:49

It’ll be soccer, not football for 19-year-old Luke Betts who is jetting across the Atlantic to coach the sport in America this summer.

Fri, 12:46

Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King has admitted the spirit in the team is good, despite the injury-hit start to the 2017 year.

Fri, 12:30

Leiston boss Glenn Driver admits it has taken him until now to realise what a big job he has as manager of the Ryman Premier League Blues.

Fri, 11:55

Hadleigh United boss Stuart Alston has praised his young team after the Brettsiders defied the odds to stay in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 06:00

It’s been a funny old start to the 2017 General Election campaign after Theresa May’s shock announcement just over a week ago

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Political analysts in London and in the major cities of the Midlands and the North of England are already describing the 2017 poll as the “Brexit Election” – but in this part of the world it is likely to be about many other issues, writes Paul Geater.

Monday, April 17, 2017

You know those books – How to improve your memory in a week etc? It’s going to take longer than a week in my case, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

After my stunning success in predicting last year’s big polls (I put money on a remain victory in the referendum and was sure Hillary Clinton would win the presidency) I was determined to give up my crystal ball. Writes Paul Geater

Monday, April 10, 2017

We took the grandsons swimming and this meant I had to wear my swimming costume... untouched by water in over two years, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

In my quest to live life a little less wastefully, I’m always on the lookout for inspiration from others, writes Sheena Grant.

Business

Yesterday, 20:00

Having been a top TV producer in London, Rachel Aldridge knows better than most what it takes to run a successful shoot. Jason Noble caught up with her to find out how the film industry can thrive in Suffolk

Yesterday, 09:00

With 60 years in the retail business, shopkeeper David Coe still has no plans for retirement.

Fri, 16:22

Two holiday parks in Suffolk are under new ownership after being sold.

The UK economy endured a worse-than-expected slowdown in the first three months of the year as sliding retail sales and a jump in living costs took its toll on growth.

Fri, 06:06

The East of England Co-op, the region’s largest independent retailer, has reported increased annual sales and trading profits, despite “challenging” competition.

Thu, 12:55

East of England law firm Ashtons Legal has advised premium cycling apparel brand Le Col on a £1m crowdfunding campaign.

Thu, 12:18

Leisure airline Jet2.com has unveiled plans for a major expansion at Stansted – just week after launching its first flights from the airport.