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Aerial picuture showing the New Cut (left) and the lock gates (right) which would be crossed by the new bridge over the Orwell.

Ipswich: New “Enterprise Island” could transform Waterfront

A multi-million pound new business area in the heart of the Waterfront could transform Ipswich’s business prospects over the next decade.

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The A12 as it approaches the Copdock roundabout.

Ipswich/Suffolk: Highways Agency agrees to reduce A12 disruption

Fears that major roadworks on the A12 south of Ipswich could hit the town’s Christmas trade have been eased after the Highways Agency changed its programme.

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Crowds gather to mark the Armistice at the First World War Field of Honour in Ipswich cemetery

Suffolk: We will remember them – Poppy Appeal launches in centenary year of First World War

In a year that marks a century of the poppy symbolising remembrance and hope, it is as important as ever to honour our veterans and serving armed forces.

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An e-fit of the man who made off with takings from the charity shop in Ipswich

Ipswich: E-fit released of man who made off with takings from Suffolk Animal Rescue charity shop

Police have released an e-fit likeness of a man who made off with takings from a charity shop in Ipswich on Monday.

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Ex-Detective Superintendant Alan Caton

Suffolk: Ex-detective superintendent backs campaign to prosecute men who pay prostitutes for sex

A former detective superintendent who led Ipswich’s response to the murders of five sex workers by Steve Wright is backing a campaign to proscecute men paying for prostitutes.

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Hadleigh: Moped rider suffers leg injury after collision in garage forecourt

A moped rider has suffered a leg injury following a collision in a garage forecourt in Hadleigh.

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Is Landguard Fort haunted?

Video: Suffolk’s rich history of folklore and mystery brought to life in time for Halloween festivities

Captivating stories of green children appearing in Woolpit and mysterious sightings of a solitary soldier at Landguard Fort have been made into a series of films as part of a new bid to draw tourists to Suffolk.

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Dave Gorman

Review: Comedian’s view of life’s little quirks

Friday night saw Dave Gorman bring his latest show to the Corn Exchange Ipswich; complete, of course, with an infamous Powerpoint presentation.

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Steve Hackett. Photo: Temesvari Gergely

Review: Steve Hackett - Genesis Extended Tour

Steve Hackett left Genesis in 1977 and the band continued making music together until 1997, but it’s notable how much influence he had had in the early years.

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Alastair Whatley, Tom Hackney, Paul Westwood, in Three Men In A Boat at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Three Men In A Boat, by Jerome K Jerome, adapted by Craig Gilbert, Original Theatre Company, New Wolsey Theatre, until Oct 25

Craig Gilbert’s adaptation of Jerome K Jerome’s classic comedic novel is a pleasant, if mad cap, way of spending an evening at the theatre. What could go wrong? Three high spirited and argumentative young blades meet at The Elusive Pelican public house in 1898 and after some laborious preamble decide to embark on a boating holiday on the river Thames. J (Jerome himself), Harris and George (Alastair Whatley, Tom Hackney and Paul Westwood respectively) are admirably supported by the Pelican’s pianist Nelly, played by Anna Westlake who proved that less is more. She did not have a single speaking line but her performance was a delight and ‘Nelly’ was instrumental in the funniest incident of the night.

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Queen Elizabeth I, played by Elsie Bennett, is the subject of Red Rose Chain's Progress, being staged in February. Photo: Bill Jackson

Ipswich: New theatre, new season for Red Rose Chain - shows revealed

“We’ve kicked things off ambitiously haven’t we,” laughs Red Rose Chain producer David Newborn as we talk about the company’s debut season at its new theatre The Avenue.

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Three cats dumped in lay-by in a box sealed with duct tape

Essex: Cats found abandoned off the A120 near Harwich

Three cats were found abandoned by the side of the A120 in a sealed up box.

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Counting the votes at Clacton last week - but is any party ready to fight next year's general election?

Does any party want to win next year’s general election?

One thing that has become clear as a result of last week’s Clacton and Heywood by-elections is the fact that seven months out from a general election, British politics is in a difficult place.

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Parts of Suffolk were flooded at high tide on Wednesday 22nd October. Places included Southwold Harbour and parts of Aldeburgh golf course.
The Coast Guards were on stand by at Snape.

Gallery: Floods threaten Suffolk’s coastal communities

Flood defences along Suffolk’s coast stood firm against the threat of breaching, which today spread panic among communities still reeling from the devastation of December’s storm surge.

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Christophe Berra after the final whistle at Cardiff

GALLERY & REACTION: ‘Our worst performance of the season – they should have played circus music for the second goal,’ Mick McCarthy not happy after Ipswich Town lose 3-1 at Cardiff City

Cardiff v Ipswich: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy labelled tonight’s 3-1 defeat at Cardiff City as his side’s worst performance of the season.

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Daryl Murphyholds his head after defeat at Cardiff. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

GALLERY & MATCH REPORT: Cardiff City 3 Ipswich Town 1

Cardiff v Ipswich: Ipswich Town’s eight-game unbeaten streak was brought to an end as Cardiff City came-from-behind to record a 3-1 home victory.

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Ipswich Town loanee Jonny Williams

BIG INTERVIEW: Jonny Williams on the prospect of extending his Ipswich Town stay, wearing the No.50 shirt and being inspired by Real Madrid star Gareth Bale

Ipswich Town will look to extend their eight-match Championship unbeaten run at Cardiff City tonight. STUART WATSON spoke to loan star Jonny Williams.

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Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy

Consistency could be Ipswich Town’s biggest weapon this season, says Mick McCarthy

‘Consistency’ – it may not be the sexiest word in football, but it’s the quality that could take Ipswich Town all the way to the Championship play-off places and beyond.

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Ipswich Town

Murphy, Chambers and Bishop all back in contention ahead of Cardiff trip

Daryl Murphy, Luke Chambers and Teddy Bishop are all back in contention for a place in the Ipswich Town squad ahead of the Blues’ Championship match at Cardiff City tomorrow night.

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Karl Duguid

U’s legend Karl Duguid leaves the club – and looks to pull on his boots again

Colchester United legend and current youth team coach Karl Duguid is leaving the Club.

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Stowmarket captain Ben Garnham is expected to return to action this weekend after a month on the sidelines

Stowmarket Town exit Suffolk Senior Cup with loss at Wickham Market

Suffolk Senior Cup

Wickham Market 1

Stowmarket Town 0

Stow’s hopes of cup success this season came to an abrupt end after a 1-0 defeat at Wickham Market on Saturday.

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AFC Sudbury's Jack Wilkinson, left, caused havoc with long throws

REPORT: Cheshunt striker Adam Bolle scores three as AFC Sudbury unbeaten run ends

Ryman Division One North

AFC Sudbury 1

Cheshunt 3

Cheshunt striker Adam Bolle scored an unusual hat-trick to consign AFC Sudbury to a 3-1 home defeat last night.

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Mildenhall's Matt Robinson (right) was Hall's Suffolk Premier Cup match-winner against Needham Market last week

Mixed fortunes for Mildenhall Town in the last week following Suffolk Premier Cup progression and a heavy home league defeat

Following Suffolk Premier Cup progression and a heavy home league defeat, it has been a mixed last seven days for Thurlow Nunn Premier Division side Mildenhall Town.

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Colchester United boss Tony Humes

GALLERY & REACTION: “They were fantastic goals” enthuses Colchester United boss Tony Humes after win over Chesterfield

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, described the second-half strikes by Rhys Healey and Freddie Sears as “fantastic goals,” following tonight’s comeback 2-1 win over Chesterfield at a chilly Weston Homes Community Stadium.

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