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A taxi, coach and mini-bus hire company in Ipswich has stopped trading, leaving a group of customers with a prior booking waiting for a minibus that never turned up.

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A man and a woman have been arrested following an altercation in the car park of the Golden Hind pub in Ipswich.

13:24

A 27-year-old London man has admitted causing serious injury to a schoolboy after failing to stop for police in Ipswich.

17:44

Thieves smashed their way into a sports and social club in Trimley St Martin on Tuesday stealing bottles of alcohol and soft drinks.

Ipswich Town are launching a temporary Planet Blue shop in the run up to Christmas, taking over the former Toni & Guy unit in the Buttermarket.

An Ipswich pensioner discovered a 100-year-old letter written to one of her relatives during the First World War.

19 minutes ago

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the ghoulish and grisly items coming up for auction in Essex, to put you in the mood for Halloween. Sworders Fine Art have been building up a collection of strange consignments for their next ‘Out of the Ordinary’ sale to be held early next year.

Ipswich Town

16:30

Football is back after the international break – which means the return of Mark, Andy and Stu for our Ipswich Town Group Chat.

12:00

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history – and today includes a UEFA Cup win and a strike from fan favourite Micky Stockwell.

10:45

Paul Hurst is confident Freddie Sears can lead the line for Ipswich Town despite not fitting the traditional target-man mould.

06:00

Janoi Donacien spoke to the media this week and tackled a wide range of subjects, from his start to life in the Championship to his current work permit situation.

Yesterday, 19:58

Two police officers could face court action relating to the death of former Ipswich Town striker Dalian Atkinson.

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My first car

Mon, 10:38

Bob Vousden had a hairy moment after tackling the hairpin bends on a mountain road when the brakes failed in his well loaded Morris 1000.

Friday, September 28, 2018

It was 12 years before Sharon Willmott was able to afford her first car, a £20 1948 Morris Minor, but she then kept ‘him’ for more than 20 years... with the help of her father.

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Yesterday, 19:30

From trouser malfunctions to falling over in front of hundreds, the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs cast disclose their most shameful showbiz moments.

Yesterday, 18:24

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Yesterday, 12:44

One of Coward’s first plays, there’s much to like and dislike. Director Sally Broatch and her cast wrestled the best out of a mishmash of a story brimming with too many ideas to create a thoroughly entertaining evening of wit and drama.

Yesterday, 08:07

Are you looking for fun things to do at half term which won’t cost a fortune? Here are 20 free and cheap activities to enjoy around Norfolk, Suffolk and north Essex.

Yesterday, 07:15

Elisabeth Frink was one of East Anglia’s leading artists, who died in 1993 at the young age of 62. The Sainsbury Centre in Norwich has put together an extensive retrospective of her work. Arts editor Andrew Clarke looks at the work on display.

Wed, 19:30

The words of First World War soldiers will be brought to life at an Ipswich arts festival.

Wed, 19:30

Do you struggle when it comes to carving pumpkins? Take a look at how an expert does it here.

Sport

34 minutes ago

Mike Bacon takes a look at the hysteria that has surrounded Raheem Sterling and why it is time to knock it on the head.

AFC Sudbury entertain Barking FC tomorrow as Bostik League action returns to the town for the first time in seven weeks, writes Darren Theobald.

13:44

Glenn Driver has revealed that there are “no hard feelings” following his shock departure from Leiston last night

12:28

Felixstowe & Walton venture south for a league tie this weekend with Tilbury FC who currently sit 18th in the Bostik North, writes Barry Grossmith.

11:33

Rick Andrews says revenge is not the motive for Stowmarket Town when they visit Kirkley & Pakefield tomorrow afternoon (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

Yesterday, 23:32

Suffolk’s leading non-league club, Leiston, have tonight parted company with their manager, Glenn Driver.

Yesterday, 14:42

Chris Crabtree bounded up the short, sharp Semer Hill in just a fraction over 40 seconds to win the CC Sudbury Hill Climb, and with it the East District Championship.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 06:00

One of the attractive characteristics of many people in Suffolk is the way they see the county in a slightly understated way – they may know it’s a special place but they’re not sure they should shout about it.

Tue, 09:14

Travelling to Boston, I felt I’d earned my Lincolnshire sausage.

Mon, 14:23

Lynne Mortimer looks at the pros and cons of being a prince or princess of the realm.

Mon, 13:57

If you’re concerned about food waste - a subject I’ve been writing a lot about recently - the next few days could be a particularly worrying time of year, writes thrifty living columnist Sheena Grant.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Ipswich council made almost £700,000 from illegally parked cars in the town over the last year. Their parking control staff deserve to be congratulated – let’s see if they can push the figure up to £1m this year!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Apparently dad jokes are in vogue... whatever next, asks Lynne Mortimer, dad dancing?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Even lukewarm royalists enjoyed the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, earlier this year but as a waverer when it comes to the further reaches of the Royal Family , Lynne Mortimer wonders if Princess Eugenie’s big day will the attract the same enthusiasm.

Business

17:05

A taxi, coach and mini-bus hire company in Ipswich has stopped trading, leaving a group of customers with a prior booking waiting for a minibus that never turned up.

Ipswich Town are launching a temporary Planet Blue shop in the run up to Christmas, taking over the former Toni & Guy unit in the Buttermarket.

10:43

The site of a former oxygen gas plant in Ipswich is being regenerated, bringing in more than 100 new jobs to the area.

19 minutes ago

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the ghoulish and grisly items coming up for auction in Essex, to put you in the mood for Halloween. Sworders Fine Art have been building up a collection of strange consignments for their next ‘Out of the Ordinary’ sale to be held early next year.

26 minutes ago

The bosses of a pharmaceutical company which has been growing cannabis legally in Norfolk since 2016 for the international medicinal market are now hopeful of being able to offer their cannabis-derived medicine on prescription in the UK.

People have been urged to “keep calm and carry on” by Suffolk’s Conservatives amid fears the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the county’s business and economy.

There was a big attendance for Headway Suffolk’s fourth annual Neuro Conference at Kesgrave Conference Centre near Ipswich.