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Yesterday, 19:38
An artist's impression of the street scene at Wolsey Grange.

A rejected bid to create almost 500 homes on land near Ipswich is to be reconsidered – following allegations a district councillor was handed a note during the original hearing.

Yesterday, 19:00

A trolley bus at the junction of Duke Street (right) and Fore Hamlet (behind the bus) in April 1963. (Photo by Alan Valentine).

It is more than 50 years since the last trolley bus service ran on the streets of Ipswich, writes David Kindred.

Yesterday, 13:48
Jo Harris worked at the B&M store in Copdock until 2013, and despite being an employee there was issued two fines of £70 for parking.

A group of former employees at a store in Ipswich have been left distraught after car park fines mistakenly issued more than two years ago has left them facing a court appearance.

Yesterday, 13:00
Two charged over cannabis factory

A78-year-old Ipswich man is one of two people to have been charged after police raided a cannabis factory near Stowmarket.

Yesterday, 22:26
High water at Felixstowe Ferry. Archive image. Photo: Stephen Squirrell/citizenside.com

Flood alerts are in place tonight along the Essex and Suffolk coastline.

Yesterday, 10:36

A former teacher at an Ipswich secondary school is to appear in court charged with alleged sex offences involving teenage girls.

Yesterday, 16:31

Flipping good fun was had by all at Bucklesham Grange Care Home this afternoon as a range of games and activities were put on to mark Shrove Tuesday.

Yesterday, 16:00

A site registered as an asset of community value last year faces losing the status already after a High Court battle against housing plans was rejected.

Yesterday, 14:44

Take a look at our selection of photos - how many Suffolk churches can you identify?

Yesterday, 14:39

Live news feed bringing you the latest headlines, sports stories and opinion from across Suffolk and north Essex.

Yesterday, 13:00

An Ipswich charity is the subject of a statutory inquiry over alleged misconduct in the way it is run.

Yesterday, 11:15

Fifty years since it first hit the stage, this boundary-pushing musical is still worth making a song and dance about. The cast of Cabaret are saying ‘willkommen, bienvenue, welcome’ to Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge, this week.

Yesterday, 09:37

Today as we mark Shrove Tuesday and the last day before Lent, we have dug into our archives of pancake day photos.

Yesterday, 09:27

A community first responder was assaulted in Felixstowe last night.

Yesterday, 09:00

A charitable Kesgrave woman is hoping to put a smile on the faces of patients at Ipswich Hospital this Easter as she launches her drive for chocolate eggs.

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A former teacher at an Ipswich secondary school is to appear in court charged with alleged sex offences involving teenage girls.

Jo Harris worked at the B&M store in Copdock until 2013, and despite being an employee there was issued two fines of £70 for parking.

A group of former employees at a store in Ipswich have been left distraught after car park fines mistakenly issued more than two years ago has left them facing a court appearance.

The road was closed in both directions between the Strattonhall Drift and the Bridge Road junctions.

A churchgoing burglar in a suit who stole drills and a laptop from an Ipswich waterfront pub has been jailed for eight weeks.

Thousands of pounds worth of jewellery, including an engagement ring and a family heirloom, were stolen from the home of a young Ipswich family.

A man who brandished an axe when baliffs came to his Ipswich home to collect a court debt has been jailed.

An illegal immigrant who was found in an Ipswich house which had been turned into a cannabis factory has been jailed for eight months.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis checks out Ipswich’s newest burger joint

Paul Geater

Framlingham

This week’s figures about the failure of developers to build enough new homes across Suffolk show just how serious the position is for people trying to find somewhere to live in the county.

High quality parking in Bury St Edmunds helps to attract shoppers.

This week’s survey by the Ipswich Society showing that the town’s parking charges offer relatively good value has re-ignited the debate on the importance of offering the right deals to potential shoppers.

This week’s publication of a report into why the opinion polls got things so wrong in the run-up to the general election didn’t come as a huge surprise to me – and didn’t look like rocket science.

A year ago we knew a General Election was on the cards – but the result was still very unclear and few people were prepared to stick their head above the parapet and predict victory for one side or the other, writes Paul Geater.

Housing is a subject that terrifies many politicians because the numbers involved in any meaningful investment are so astronomical.

We’ve heard for years that the rail infrastructure in East Anglia is past its sell-by date – that there hasn’t been major work on the route since the 50s.

You always get hunting stories in newspapers and on television news reports at this time of the year – largely because the Boxing Day Meet is always something that news editors can rely upon when there often isn’t much else happening.

One feature of the festive season for all us political hacks is the collection of Christmas cards we get from MPs and council leaders vying for our attention.

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