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Bolts of lightning during the storms above Ipswich in the early hours of Saturday, pictured by Tina Boniface

Storms result in spectacular lightning display across Suffolk and Essex

Fierce lightning storms swept over Suffolk and Essex last night.

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Upper Brook Street in Ipswich.

Curfew for man who broke reveller’s collar bone after attacking him in Ipswich town centre

A Trimley St Martin man who fractured a man’s collar bone in a drunken late-night attack in Ipswich town centre has been given a suspended jail term.

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Hundreds of families gathered at Portman Road to watch the outdoor screening of Frozen.

Gallery: Families enjoy Frozen screening at Ipswich football ground

Portman Road was transformed to a world of snowflakes and ice despite the 26C (78.8F) sunshine this morning.

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Mandy Hearle launches her Ping project

Mandy’s back with 365-HOUR charity effort

A fundraiser who last year completed a daily dare day for global emergency medical aid has taken on an equally ambitious venture for 2015.

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The official opening of the Willows Children's Centre in Magdalene Close, Ipswich.

Willows Daycare Centre in Ipswich celebrates third Oustanding Ofsted rating

A nursery in Ipswich has celebrated gaining an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating for a third consecutive time.

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Barclays Bank on Princes Street in Ipswich.

Video: Arrests made as fight breaks out near Waitrose and spills into Barclays bank in Ipswich

Two people were injured during a fight between a group of men at Barclays bank in Ipswich this morning.

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Patrick McLoughlin at Ipswich station.

Ipswich in 60 should be safe after cynical announcement

Last week’s House of Commons statement on the future of Network Rail has set alarm bells ringing for many people on the future of the “Norwich in 90, Ipswich in 60” campaign to speed up services on the Great Eastern Main Line.

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