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We wanted more, more, more so original 1980s legends Bananarama have reformed and are heading to the Ipswich Regent.

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08:57

A new bid to attract thousands more holiday-makers and short-breaks to Ipswich has been launched by the organisation set up to boost tourism in the town.

08:48

Two men in their 20s were arrested following a police pursuit in Ipswich which reached speeds of over 100mph.

06:55

The sister of a 22-year-old Ipswich man who drowned after ‘tombstoning’ at Alton Water is spearheading a water safety campaign in Suffolk this week to help prevent other tragedies.

09:10

A town guide is being put together outlining important information, contacts and club details for Kesgrave which will be released this summer.

Get prepared for your journey by checking our round-up of roadworks for the coming week:

08:56

Representatives of tourist-related businesses from across Ipswich will gather at a conference at Trinity Park next month to discuss how the town can attract more leisure business.

Ipswich Town

27 minutes ago

I had a wild and foolish thought on Saturday morning.

Yesterday, 20:27

Ipswich Town lost 1-0 at rock-bottom Rotherham yesterday. Blues reporter Stuart Watson gives his verdict.

Yesterday, 20:26

Ipswich Town lost 1-0 at Rotherham United in a Championship match on Saturday. Here’s your Blues analysis.

Yesterday, 20:26

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has no regrets over making wholesale changes to his team for this afternoon’s 1-0 defeat at rock-bottom Rotherham United.

Yesterday, 17:00

It’s beyond typical that I should have to write this column on the back of the 1-0 defeat at already-relegated Rotherham United after missing out on writing in the aftermath of that fantastic win over Newcastle United a week ago.

Yesterday, 13:00

Two weeks ago, I started to look back at my five wishes set out in a column at the start of the season.

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Yesterday, 11:17

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.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Stuart Seaman’s Renault Dauphine may have been rated as one of the worst 50 cars ever but he loved it.

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We wanted more, more, more so original 1980s legends Bananarama have reformed and are heading to the Ipswich Regent.

Yesterday, 18:08

Bookies are tipping the Missing People Choir which has among its membership Suffolk’s Nicki Durbin – to be named winners of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Esther Freud never set out to be an author, she just loves telling stories. She talks about her path to success, dealing with pressure and offers advice to aspiring writers.

Friday, April 21, 2017

I’ve often considered petitioning producers of Britain’s Got Talent to add a question mark to the show’s name. My only talent is knowing I have none.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Photographs depicting the “painful” experiences of refugees will go on display in Ipswich to remind viewers of the human cost of conflict.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Film agency FILM Suffolk is looking for crowdfunding to put new ghost film up on the big screen in time for Halloween.

Friday, April 21, 2017

A packed programmed of culinary demonstrations are set to stir up the senses at this year’s Suffolk Show.

Sport

23 minutes ago

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.

Yesterday, 18:42

Suffolk got off to a losing start in their MCCA Unicorns KO Trophy Group 4 clash at Hertforshire on Sunday.

Yesterday, 16:51

A late goal from substitute Ronaldo Wright gave relegated Ipswich Athletic their first victory since the end of August, 1-0, and, in doing so, dropped out-of-form Stanton into the SIL Senior Division relegation zone.

Yesterday, 16:10

Leaders Henley Athletic came from two goals down to take the points, 3-2, after a fiery game at Capel Plough, which saw six cautions and a sending off.

Yesterday, 15:33

The first runners from our region have recovered enough after finishing the London Marathon to take selfies and let their family and friends back home how they feel.

Star Lifestyle

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.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

This week we had the publication of a new report by the British Heart Foundation saying that about 40% of people in Britain are putting their long-term health at risk by physical inactivity, writes Paul Geater.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

In a age where people use in-car navigation systems, GPS and map apps, have we completely lost the ability to read a road map?

Business

21 minutes ago

The board of luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo has put the business up for sale as part of a strategic review.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Graham McGregor has been general manager at Suffolk’s Hintlesham Hall Hotel for almost a year.

Friday, April 21, 2017

The towering Winerack – the skeletal apartment building on Ipswich Waterfront halted by the economic recession – is to finally be completed with £20m from the public sector.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Four businesses in Suffolk and north Essex have received a royal seal of approval in the 2017 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ipswich charity FIND (Families in Need) has been chosen as its charity of the year by the Genesis PR agency.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

East of England facilities management group Vertas has agreed a new partnership to provide catering at 12 schools in and around Norwich.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The new boss of department store chain Debenhams has unveiled plans to close 11 warehouses and put up to 10 stores under review, in a move impacting at least 220 jobs.