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An Ipswich man allegedly confessed to a friend that he had stabbed father-of-five Dean Stansby but hadn’t meant to kill him, a court has heard.

Yesterday, 21:06

A drug addict died after he was stabbed to “teach him a lesson” for trying to rob a dealer of drugs, it has been alleged.

The countdown to an international cycling spectacular sweeping through the heart of Suffolk in June has stepped up a gear – as a high-profile dignitary swapped her civic chain for a bicycle one.

15:28

Schools in Ipswich are among the most under-funded in Suffolk according to new figures obtained by a union-sponsored website.

13:22

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans has given his first-ever interview on camera - and revealed that he plans to appoint a new Blues boss ‘towards the end of May or early in June,’ plus admitted that raising season ticket prices last year was a mistake.

12:39

Police are investigating reports that a number of cars were vandalised in the North Hill Road area of Ipswich.

12:18

Police were called to Ipswich Waterfront this morning amid concerns for a man on Stoke Bridge.

As new research reveals just 50% of patients in Suffolk are happy with the way they book GP appointments, we are asking readers to share their views.

09:47

Police are on the scene of a three-vehicle crash in Westerfield where fuel has spilled onto the road.

55 minutes ago

Rail conductor/guards working on Greater Anglia trains have called a second one-day strike in early May – but the company insists passengers will not be affected.

An Ipswich clothing entrepreneur is spreading the ethical clothing message by helping organise a special event in London, on Saturday as part of Fashion Revolution Week 2018.

17:35

The harshest winter for years is set to cost Suffolk County Council millions of pounds according to a report by officials.

Portable Space grow into more space at Bacton.

Politicians from across the political spectrum have joined together to recognise the achievements of Aldeburgh born suffragist Dame Millicent Fawcett as a new statue was unveiled in her memory.

15:20

If you are desperate for a three-day weekend you will be happy to hear that you don’t have long to wait.

The transport and logistics industry continues to be plagued by a shortage of drivers, said bosses at an East Anglian industry event.

12:08

Ipswich Holi Festival is to take place on Sunday after last month’s event had to be called off because of bad weather.

11:17

The latest moves and appointments in businesses across Suffolk and north Essex.

08:55

Take a look inside this four bedroom picturesque Woodbridge home.

31 minutes ago

A black tie charity ball is taking place to collect cash for an Ipswich-based baby bereavement support group.

07:00

A hotly-tipped new film based around The Beatles, which is rumoured to star Ed Sheeran, will be shot in Suffolk, publicists have said.

Yesterday, 17:13

A Suffolk Show celebration of artisan food and drink created by producers from across the county looks set to become the biggest display to date.

Yesterday, 16:22

A Suffolk logistics firm is celebrating a move to a new UK office and lorry park.

12:35

Shocking figures have shown that the number of dogs stolen in Suffolk and Norfolk has risen dramatically in the last two years.

Yesterday, 14:51

Work to redevelop Ipswich Cornhill has taken a significant step forward with the delivery of a new underground tank for the water feature at the heart of the revamped town centre.

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A drug addict died after he was stabbed to “teach him a lesson” for trying to rob a dealer of drugs, it has been alleged.

Police were called to Ipswich Waterfront this morning amid concerns for a man on Stoke Bridge.

Work to redevelop Ipswich Cornhill has taken a significant step forward with the delivery of a new underground tank for the water feature at the heart of the revamped town centre.

An Ipswich man allegedly confessed to a friend that he had stabbed father-of-five Dean Stansby but hadn’t meant to kill him, a court has heard.

A hotly-tipped new film based around The Beatles, which is rumoured to star Ed Sheeran, will be shot in Suffolk, publicists have said.

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans has given his first-ever interview on camera - and revealed that he plans to appoint a new Blues boss ‘towards the end of May or early in June,’ plus admitted that raising season ticket prices last year was a mistake.

Police are investigating reports that a number of cars were vandalised in the North Hill Road area of Ipswich.

A “loving and generous” 59-year-old woman from Ipswich died after taking an overdose of therapeutic medication, an inquest has heard.

Paul Geater

Back in the early 1960s as a very small boy, one of my pleasures in life was being taken on a train trip from our home in Saxmundham to our relations’ home in Leiston.

When county council leader Colin Noble dropped his bombshell that he had commissioned a report looking at the future of local government in Suffolk, he must have known he was letting off a firecracker in the world of the county’s public sector.

Easter has come and gone and suddenly we are caught up in the election season (well, those of us lucky enough to live in Ipswich or Colchester are).

One of the great things about democracy is that every so often it can conspire to give us a result no-one could have predicted and that politicians have to then take, read, inwardly digest and learn important lessons from.

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.

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

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.

Us Brits love talking and reading about the weather. When there’s a lot of snow, or when storms bring high winds, everyone in an area tends to be affected.

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