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England manager Alf Ramsey and captain Bobby Moore with the Jules Rimet Trophy.

It may be 50 years since Sir Alf Ramsey’s England team won the World Cup - and even longer since he led Ipswich to win the First Division title in their debut season - but affection for the man and what he achieved remains undimmed in his adopted county of Suffolk.

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The Olympic Stadium in Rio.  Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

A sports hospitality boss arrested by police in Rio over an alleged ticket touting operation is due to be released from preventative detention, his company has said.

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Ed Sheeran on the Main Stage at the Isle of Wight Festival. Photo credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Songs by Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran have proved the most popular among airport passengers after being included on a playlist designed to provide a “positive distraction” through security search areas.

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Dog-friiendly days out

Looking for a family day out for you and your four-legged friends? See our list of ten top dog-friendly days out in Suffolk.

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In the Middle Ages Ipswich was not without schools, there is firm evidence of a grammar school as early as 1477 and probably as far back as 1399. This school received its Charter from Queen Elizabeth I in 1566 and went through a number of guises before it became, what is now, Ipswich School. The school buildings are on Henley Road but have previously been in Foundation Street and Blackfriars Monastery.

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Engineering work is taking place on the rail line between Norwich and Ipswich today.

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Trains were cancelled between Marks Tey and Sudbury this afternoon due to fallen tree on the line.

Yesterday, 19:26

A multi-car crash at the busy Yarmouth Road/London Road junction caused severe delays in Ipswich today (August 26).

Yesterday, 17:00

Ipswich is set to get its own gin festival next year, with dozens of food and drink companies set to get on board.

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A motorcyclist in his 30s has died after a crash in Lynford, near Thetford last night.

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A new service offering people easier access to support for anxiety, stress and depression, as well as advice on wellbeing, launches next week.

Yesterday, 13:37

An eye expert who missed serious abnormalities in the eyes of an “active and football loving” Ipswich schoolboy who later died has walked free from court after being given a suspended prison sentence.

Yesterday, 12:00

Family of a five-year-old terminally-ill little girl had a simple message for the public today – thank you for making her dream come true!

Yesterday, 11:00

A binge-drinking plasterer has been banned from going out on Fridays and Saturdays after assaulting a police officer while being drunk and disorderly.

Yesterday, 10:02

A Felixstowe bricklayer told magistrates he was ashamed after swearing at police while drunk and telling them taking him to court would be a waste of time.

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Sydney Mini Market, Ipswich

Three establishments in Ipswich have been given one star food hygiene ratings after latest inspections.

The ButterMarket Centre, Ipswich opens its Arras Square entrance after months of redevelopment

Take a look at the new entrance of the Buttermarket shopping centre in Ipswich.

A Suffolk mum is suing Ipswich Hospital for millions of pounds after her young son had to have both his legs and most of his fingers amputated after doctors wrongly diagnosed a life-threatening infection.

A benefit cheat who falsely claimed around £37,000 over nearly 10 years has been told she will be sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court.

The outstanding GCSE results achieved by Ipswich schools this year are a promising step in the right direction, the town’s MP has said.

Tributes have been paid to an “inspirational” former Stowmarket Middle School head teacher who has died of an aggressive blood cancer.

It is a very special day for Kesgrave star student and head boy Jonathan Durston - who discovered he had achieved 12 A*s and one A in his GCSEs this morning.

Police who carried out a raid at an Ipswich town centre flat found it had been turned into a cannabis factory with more than 200 plants at different stages of growth, a court has heard.

Paul Geater

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a leadership campaign rally - but how many floating voters do events like this attract?

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.

We might have got electrification in 1985 - but there were no new trains. This locomotive was built in the mid-1960s.

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.

Ipswich MP Ben Gummer received a rapid, and somewhat unexpected, promotion last week to the very heart of the government machine in Whitehall, writes Paul Geater.

Ben Gummer’s plea to voters to get involved with the political process by joining a party – Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Green, anyone but UKIP – was interesting because it highlighted a major concern that politics is in danger of being hijacked by extremes, writes Paul Geater.

After last week’s frenetic rush by councils to vote on the proposals for East Anglia’s devolution when everyone’s mind was really on other things, at least we can now put that issue out of our minds for a time. Or can we? Writes Paul Geater

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