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A Suffolk RAF veteran is to run the London Marathon dressed as a pants wearing dinosaur to raise awareness of child sexual abuse.


A woman has been taken to hospital with facial injuries after a crash involving three vehicles on the A12 at Woodbridge this morning.

High street fashion retailer New Look has confirmed it will close 60 of its stores.


Developers seeking to build up to 300 homes in Barham and Claydon have been told they must contribute £1million towards a new primary school for the area.


It’s a school affair in this week’s Throwback Thursday series, with Thurleston High and St Pancras Primary among the line-up.


Three people have been released pending further investigation following a robbery at a Suffolk convenience store last night which saw staff threatened with a metal pole.

Ipswich Town

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Young Ipswich Town striker Ben Morris is hungry for more after making his Championship debut recently.


The future of Mick McCarthy and the direction of Ipswich Town cast a shadow over the final weeks of the season, but there are still plenty of issues to be sorted at Portman Road. ANDY WARREN takes a look

Yesterday, 17:00

Two Ipswich Town stars will be looking to take a big step towards this summer’s World Cup over the next week while a host of younger players look to further their international careers.

Yesterday, 14:16

Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has been impressed by Ipswich stopper Bartosz Bialkowski following his first call-up to the Polish national team.

Yesterday, 12:00

Luton boss Nathan Jones is disappointed to lose the services of midfielder Flynn Downes due to international duty but is pleased to see the Ipswich Town youngster continue his development with England Under 19s.

Yesterday, 10:13

Fighting for a place in England’s World Cup squad might be tough work for Burnley’s Nick Pope but it beats riding a milk float in the early hours of the morning.

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My first car

Friday, March 16, 2018

Martin Cooper’s first car really was a family car – he bought it from his grandfather and later sold it to his cousin... for a profit.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Russell Whipps worked for a Ford dealer when he bought his Anglia which made it handy when it needed repairs.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Victor Bennett tells how Betsy the Morris Minor’s engine was flooded, along with the interior, by the high tide which also left it with a slight smell of salty fish.

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I haven’t read Mantel’s book or seen the TV series, so I always had a perception of Thomas Cromwell as a slimy back stabber, whose most recent claim to fame as an ancestor of Danny Dyer had all but eclipsed his other notoriety in my eyes.

Yesterday, 16:07

A hair-raising ride which has proved a big hit at the Suffolk Show is back on the dirt track.

Yesterday, 13:29

Declan Donnelly has announced that he will present without his TV partner Ant when Saturday Night Takeaway returns at Easter. But how hard will it be for two to become one on live TV?

Yesterday, 16:50

An Ipswich bottled beer shop has gained a tool which produces beer that stays fresh for up to a month.

Yesterday, 15:31

There are other places than Swansea Tubbs, no matter what Edward says - and you’ll get to see them when The League of Gentlemen Live Again comes to the Ipswich Ipswich Regent.

Yesterday, 13:00

Quiz show QI is leaving the studio for the first time ever for an exclusive Latitude Festival edition.

Yesterday, 00:39

Dan Needham from North Norfolk had two strokes in the space of a week and has navigated a difficult path to recovery. He’s the stand-out star in an episode of BBC2’s The Secret Helpers where he enlists the support of strangers to help him cope with his wedding day to sweetheart Suzanne.



A Suffolk RAF veteran is to run the London Marathon dressed as a pants wearing dinosaur to raise awareness of child sexual abuse.

Yesterday, 17:02

Ipswich Witches returning star Nico Covatti wondered if his speedway career was over after last season’s horrific crash at Redcar.

Yesterday, 17:00

Lewis Sullivan and April Hill led the way as Suffolk enjoyed a successful day at the annual English Schools Cross Country Championships, held in bitterly cold conditions at Temple Newsam Park in Leeds on Saturday.

Yesterday, 12:29

Suffolk teenager Lydia Walmsley may not be old enough to drive a car legally on the road, but she is blazing a trail for female motorsport as she prepares to make her debut in the Mini Challenge this season.

Yesterday, 12:14

AFC Sudbury boss Mark Morsley has hit out at a ‘minority’ of fans who appear unhappy he is in charge at King’s Marsh Stadium.

Yesterday, 11:57

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses his trip to the University of Suffolk – and says we should be shouting more about what this county has to offer from a sporting point of view.

Yesterday, 06:39

Ipswich Witches new signing, Michael Haertel, has admitted to feeling right at home already with the Suffolk club.

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With all the concern about local government finances circulating again, it was perhaps inevitable that the question of a unitary government for Suffolk would appear on the political agenda again.

Mon, 16:15

Our lives are dominated by pressing buttons - but beware a trigger happy keyboard finger

Thursday, March 15, 2018

After the battering they’ve received in the last few months, Suffolk’s roads are a real mess.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The world of genteel catering is this week reeling after sconegate...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

It isn’t easy to choose a name for a new baby – names go in and out of fashion so quickly – but there are selection techniques you can try

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Over the last decade local councils have been really hammered by governments wedded to the notion that austerity is the solution to all our economic ills.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Fee-fi-foe-fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman... how we love fairy tales, even when they scare us silly


East of England agriculture businesses are the most financially stable in the UK, research reveals.

Economics commentator Justin Urquart-Stewart has urged Suffolk’s business leaders to be more confident about the UK’s economic future.

Brewer, distiller and leisure retailer Adnams has reported a fall in annual profits following a year of significant investment, including a lengthy closure of the Swan Hotel in Southwold for refurbishment.

High street fashion retailer New Look has confirmed it will close 60 of its stores.

Plans to build an Aldi store in Martlesham Heath are set to get the green light on Monday after overwhelming public support resulted in nearly 900 letters backing the build.

Yesterday, 12:36

Telecoms giant BT plans to create more than 300 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs across the East of England as part of a UK-wide recruitment drive involving a total of more than 1,300 roles.

Yesterday, 10:40

Jonathan Cole may live in Surrey but it is the business he represents and its potential to have a huge impact on East Anglia, which puts him among the business elite in the region.