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Fred. Olsen's Boudicca ship.

Drama onboard Fred. Olsen cruise ship carrying almost 800 passengers when engine room fire breaks out

A Fred. Olsen cruise ship carrying more than 1,000 people suffered an engine room fire sailing off the Moroccan coast.

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Ed Sheeran

Waxwork of Ed Sheeran to be made for Madame Tussauds museum

Madame Tussauds is to make a waxwork model of Suffolk singing star Ed Sheeran.

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Firefighters were called to a chimney fire

Chimney fire extinguished in Witnesham

Crews took more than 90 minutes to extinguish a chimney fire at a home.

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Alasdair Nicol and Barry Twomey, with the Felixstowe Coastguard, go through a mud rescue exercise at Kirton Sluice on Sunday, 25 January.

Video: Felixstowe Coastguard Rescue Team practice mud rescue drill with exercise in Kirton Creek

Last year they carried out 84 missions, helping those in need around the region’s waterways. Reporter Edmund Crosthwaite joined Felixstowe Coastguard Rescue Team as they staged a dramatic training exercise.

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Ipswich Town's managing director Ian Milne

Ipswich Town director criticises Abellio Greater Anglia over handling of planned weekend rail disruption

Ipswich Town’s managing director has hit out at Abellio Greater Anglia over the way major weekend disruption has been passed on to the club.

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The former Zest nightclub in Princes Street, Ipswich, which has stood empty since it was closed four-and-a-half years ago.

Ipswich: Troubled Zest nightclub to get new lease of life?

IPSWICH: Fresh hopes emerged today for a once-troubled nightclub after a new licensee came forward to take it over.

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David Cameron at Ransomes Jacobsen

Why Ipswich is so important for politicians in election year

David Cameron’s decision to come to Ipswich to launch his party’s employment policy in the run-up to the General Election campaign was a huge coup for sitting MP Ben Gummer.

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Zach and Leo Adams at Southwold

How do you afford a family holiday without taking your children out of school during term-time?

Summer holidays have never been cheap and with the rules about taking children out of class now tighter than ever it is near impossible to bag a bargain getaway.

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