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A road in Ipswich has been reopened after a suspected gas leak forced the evacuation of a two storey building this morning.

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Andrew Renton takes his first public walk at a neuro conference with the help of Headway Physiotherapist Karen Hardy, left, and Acquired Brain Injury Support Worker Chloe Witton, right.

For most of us walking is a luxury too easily taken for granted.

36 minutes ago
Should Britain do more?

The public reaction to Europe’s migration crisis has been deeply polarised, but should Britain do more to offer homes to Syrian refugees affected by civil war?

53 minutes ago
Durrants Rock n Roll auction

Inflatables and stage props go under the hammer in Rock n Roll auction

10:18
A Fokker A-series monoplane - basically the prototype for the Fokker E-series Eindecker fighters

It was the moment a technological breakthrough changed the stakes of aerial combat. Mike Peters, Galloway’s resident military historian, explains how Germany gained the upper hand.

Charlie Frost

“If everyone had a dad like him I don’t think there would be half so many problems in the world.”

The A12

The A12 has been reopened after being closed by a four-vehicle crash earlier.

07:00
Landscape gardener jailed

An “unscrupulous” landscape gardener accused of posting flyers containing misleading information through the doors of several elderly and vulnerable people in the Felixstowe area has been jailed for 10 months.

Yesterday, 17:41
Playtime fun at Clifford Road, School, Ipswich, in March 1974. What playtime games do you recall? (Photo by Paul Nixon/Archant)

Schools soon begin another term and proud parents will be filling Facebook with first day at school photos.

Yesterday, 16:00
A spooky procession through Christchurch Park before the start of the fireworks in 2014

There will be an army of ghouls and zombies filling Christchurch Park next month – but do not let that put you off watching Ipswich’s Halloween firework display.

Yesterday, 13:56
Staff and volunteers at Ipswich Library with some of the top ten books in Suffolk 
Matt Shenton, Marion Harvey, Calum Holmes and Hannah Daly

A woman with dementia in a desperate bid to find her best friend, an internal fight to fill a parish council seat and dealing with conspiracy and sabotage to take control of the family business.

21 minutes ago
The bike which was stolen from Spring Road, Ipswich

Police are investigating after a bike was stolen from Spring Road in Ipswich.

25 minutes ago
The police scene after a man was shot in the stomach at Forum Court, Bury St Edmunds

A man has appeared in court in connection with the shooting of a man in Bury St Edmunds last month.

44 minutes ago

Police are appealing for witnesses after the burglary of the social club of a business premises in Ipswich.

Yesterday, 13:29
Fuel fraudster in court

A fuel fraudster has been given a community order after failing to pay garages for fuel on seven occasions.

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Police were at the scene

A classic car has hit the central reservation on the A14, causing delays on the westbound carriageway.

Fire crews were called to a blaze in Ipswich

A blaze which spread in a three-storey building in Ipswich town centre has been extinguished.

Officers at the scene of an arrest connected with a robbery in Felixstowe

This image shows the moment police moved in to arrest a man in connection with a robbery of a Ladbrokes store which netted hundreds of pounds.

Rossie Theobald is selling on Newton Hall Equitation Centre after spending most of her life teaching on the site.

A stalwart of East Anglia’s equestrian community is planning to hand over the reins of the riding centre which she created.

South East Suffolk Magistrates Court

A woman attempted to steal goods worth £18 from an Ipswich store because staff allegedly mocked her when she got stuck in the lift, a court heard.

Barclays Bank on Princes Street in Ipswich was closed due to a fight on the premises.

Two more suspects have been arrested after a mass brawl which led to the closure of Barclays Bank in Ipswich town centre.

Paul Geater

Proposed housing site in Poplar Lane , behind the Holiday Inn ,Ipswich.

Major decisions on the future of Suffolk’s county town are being made over the next few weeks – and yet the one voice that will not be heard clearly is . . . Ipswich council.

The Red Arrows perform manoeuvres at last year's Clacton Air Show

By the time this is published I shall be on my way to the Clacton Air Show – along with up to 200,000 other aviation enthusiasts.

Students were jumping for joy at their A-level results - but you'd never have known it from the muted response from the county council.

Suffolk’s education system hasn’t had a great time over recent years as other counties have motored up the league tables leaving us lagging behind.

Upper Brook Street, Ipswich.

Ipswich MP Ben Gummer is absolutely right to insist that partners in the Vision for Ipswich need to take advantage of the next two years because after then the economic cycle might be on the turn.

Building higher fences is not the answer to the migrant problem

Earlier this year I enjoyed a holiday in France with my family. We caught the ferry from Dover to Dunkirk and drove to our hotel in a village about 50 miles from Paris.

How will we pay for care in the future?

The more I hear about the problems caused by the ageing population, the more worried I become – and not just because the time that I may need those services gets closer every day!

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