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Yesterday, 22:30

From the minute The Dreamboys stepped on stage, I knew it was going to be a great show.

Yesterday, 19:35

Health workers have been caught stealing controlled drugs from some of the region’s hospitals, it can be revealed.

Yesterday, 19:00

Aspiring rock-gods and up-and-coming shredders have pitted their axe-wielding skills to the test in a competition to find Ipswich’s top air guitar hero.

Yesterday, 18:27

Five men have been jailed for a total of 112 years for conspiring to murder a man in Bury St Edmunds who was left for dead after being shot with a sawn-off shotgun.

Yesterday, 17:52

Now 10 games into the season and Ipswich Town sit 13th in the table. Is that going to be the club’s level for the rest of the season?

Yesterday, 17:25

Police in Ipswich are cracking down on anti-social behaviour in Christchurch Park, after reports of drug users and heavy drinkers in the area.

Yesterday, 16:50

The first layers of paint concealing one of Carl Giles’s most important pieces of artwork have been scraped away – but it is still too early to tell if it can be salvaged.

Yesterday, 16:00

A project that has seen an unkempt woodland transformed into an outdoor learning space has been awarded a £6,000 grant.

Yesterday, 15:36

Police have launched a search for a missing Suffolk schoolgirl.

Yesterday, 15:12

Today schools, care homes, mum’s groups and office all over Suffolk have been brewing up for Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Yesterday, 15:00

A Hadleigh father-to-be who may never walk again after a freak rugby tackle admits he is “flabbergasted” after receiving offers of a free £8,000 electric wheelchair and his household bills being paid for six months.

Yesterday, 14:01

We’ve now reached the third instalment of our A-Z of Ipswich looking at the history of our most distinguished residents and iconic buildings.

Yesterday, 13:40

A family of furry guests have taken up temporary residence at an animal rescue centre in Suffolk.

Yesterday, 13:33

Looking for an action-packed day out or an evening of entertainment? See our guide to family fun in Suffolk this weekend.

Yesterday, 13:00

The East of England Co-op has announced plans to demolish an unused building in Ipswich which will pave the way for more regeneration.

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A 15-year-old girl has been reported missing from Ipswich

A restaurateur has praised the ‘honourable’ parents of an Ipswich thief involved in a ‘dine and dash’ after they paid the £147 bill their daughter and her fellow diner left behind.

The man whose body was found beside the River Orwell near Ipswich railway station has been named locally as Wayne Hughes.

The parents of a father-of-one whose body was discovered beside the River Orwell near Ipswich railway station have paid tribute to their ‘cheeky’ son.

A 15-year-old girl missing from Ipswich has been found, according to Suffolk police officers.

The Robert Ransome pub in Ipswich is being put up for sale, it can be revealed.

A man in his early 60s died after being involved in a go-kart collision at a popular racetrack while celebrating his brother’s birthday.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a nine-year-old girl reported being approached by two men on bicycles in Ipswich.

Paul Geater

This week’s report on Hidden Needs in Suffolk has been seen as something of an eye-opener because it shows deprivation is not confined to the council estates of our largest towns, writes Paul Geater.

Yesterday I was in London for an East Anglian rail summit at the House of Commons which focussed heavily on the proposals to speed up mainline services from London to Ipswich and Norwich, writes Paul Geater.

This week’s figures showing that the number of people born outside the UK in the region has increased significantly over recent years tells a number of very interesting stories, says columnist and reporter Paul Geater.

The Labour leadership election is looking more and more like something you could imagine turning up in a Tom Sharpe farce as the two candidates try to out-do each other by insisting they are more and more left-wing.

When privatisation of the railways was first proposed 20 years ago, I struggled to see the point of it, writes Paul Geater.

Spin-doctors working for new prime minister Theresa May have floated the idea that she may allow a new generation of grammar schools to be built, says Paul Geater, local government reporter.

As someone who has come to believe in nuclear power as a vital part of a carbon-free energy mix, it gives me no pleasure to say this, but I don’t think Sizewell C will be built in the next 30 years, writes Paul Geater.

Faced with the looming juggernauts of budget cuts and devolution, Suffolk’s district and borough councils are facing very uncertain times, writes Paul Geater.

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