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Behind the scenes at the Buttermarket in Ipswich. 
Stephen Sugg

Shoppers who claim Ipswich has lost a “pillar” after the Buttermarket’s glass entrance was torn down will be proved wrong when they see the new shopping centre.

09:00
NUT supporters at a strike rally in Ipswich in 2014

Thousands of teachers are set to strike in Essex and Suffolk next week as part of a national row over pay and conditions.

07:00
Sylvia Stuart and her husband Peter Stuart. Photo Diss Express

A judgment on the extradition case against suspected Suffolk double murder suspect Ali Qazimaj is due to be made on Monday next week.

Yesterday, 19:05
Tornado spotted in Old Newton. Picture: Emma Cobbold

A mid-Suffolk resident has spoken of the “surreal” moment she spotted a tornado as she drove through the county this evening (Tuesday).

Yesterday, 18:06

Opening in 1967, Fanny was the first boutique to open in Ipswich, writes David Kindred,

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A new skate park near Woodbridge has been unveiled as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen links between the community and local armed forces families.

09:30

A major supermarket 
chain’s arrival in a Suffolk town has suffered an apparent setback.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce appoints first international trade apprentice

09:01

The region’s mental health trust is “confident” it has improved on the serious failings that landed it in special measures two years ago – despite reporting a number of “red” warnings at its latest board meeting.

Pubs and brewing group Greene King today reported a 60% increase in annual pre-tax profits after a “transformational” year which saw it become the UK’s largest operator of directly managed pubs.

Yesterday, 11:00

Three men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Ipswich have been told they will not be charged.

Yesterday, 10:42

A woman has been left fuming after she was given a ticket for a car parked on her drive, which was deemed to be on double yellow lines.

07:55

A van and a car were involved in a crash at around 6.50am today (June 29) on the westbound carriageway of the A14.

Yesterday, 20:36

A crash involving a bus and a car has blocked an Ipswich road.

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Tracy Garwood's car parked on her drive in Saturn Road, Ipswich

A woman has been left fuming after she was given a ticket for a car parked on her drive, which was deemed to be on double yellow lines.

Road crash. Library image.

A crash involving a bus and a car has blocked an Ipswich road.

Do not let Britain’s decision to leave the European Union damage Suffolk’s reputation as a welcoming and tolerant community.

A third Starbucks coffee shop is set to open in Ipswich, it has been announced – just a year after the chain pulled out of its store in the Buttermarket.

Police have praised the “immense courage” of a child sex victim after her abuser was jailed for 17 years for a catalogue of offences.

Discount store QD has closed down its last remaining store in Ipswich after a fall in sales, the company has announced.

Three men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Ipswich have been told they will not be charged.

There were shrieks of delightthis morning as children scrambled over concrete plinths holding some exciting new additions to Ipswich town centre.

Paul Geater

Boris Johnson is confronted by Remain supporters at the Waterfront in Ipswich.

This week has really seen the referendum campaign come to life in Ipswich with Boris Johnson and Michael Gove coming on Tuesday and yesterday’s visit by Hilary Benn, writes political reporter Paul Geater.

Footbath crossings are set to be closed on main lines in Suffolk

Network Rail is not an organisation I have a particularly high regard for, writes Paul Geater. It can often appear rather high-handed and can sometimes give the impression it feels passengers are an inconvenience it could do without.

Paul Geater has been a regular visitor to the Suffolk Show over many decades – and will be back there again as part of our coverage on both days of the event. He has no worries about the weather this year, despite Tuesday’s rain.

The Conservatives at Suffolk County Council must be feeling pretty nervous this morning as they contemplate today’s full meeting of the authority, writes political reporter Paul Geater.

Earlier this week we published the results of a region-wide poll showing that more people in this part of the world want to leave the EU than want to remain, writes Paul Geater.

Ever since the results from last Thursday’s elections were declared, political pundits have been poring over them and giving their own interpretation of who won and who lost.

Planning officials and planning rules aren’t every developers’ favourite subjects, writes Paul Geater.

The sad news about the apparent likely demise of BHS is being touted by many as another example of a much-loved high street name failing to adapt with the times.

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