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Kings of Anglia Issue 7 Magazine Offer With Jimmy Bullard and Tristan Nydam

Matchday live: Ipswich Town v QPR – All the team news, action and reaction

PUBLISHED: 13:16 26 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:16 26 December 2017

Portman Road

Portman Road

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Ipswich Town take on Queens Park Rangers, at Portman Road, in a Boxing Day clash at Portman Road this afternoon.

Town lost 2-0 at home to Fulham on Boxing Day last year, but prior to that there were festive wins against QPR (2-1, home), Brentford (4-2, away), Doncaster (3-0, away), Charlton (2-1, away) under Mick McCarthy’s management.

The Blues – who have won seven of their 11 home games this season – are looking to bounce back following Saturday’s 1-0 loss at league-leaders SWolves

Ian Holloway’s visitors are 18th in the table having claimed just seven points on their travels all season. They drew 1-1 with Bristol City, at Loftus Road, last time out.

Follow our live feed for all the latest team news, action and reaction.

A business owner and grandmother whose bag was stolen at a local supermarket has spoken of her ordeal

Check below for five stories you should have on your radar as the day gets underway.

Police are appealing for information after two incidents of violence in Colchester which they believe are linked.

Blue has been overlooked by more than 3,000 potential owners and has been left behind by 49 of his kennel mates.

Members of the public are being advised not to approach a Hollesley Bay prisoner, who has absconded.

Motorists are being warned of disruption caused by roadworks on the A1071 (Woodbridge Road), near to St Helen’s Primary School.

Hundreds of workers across Suffolk and Essex are claiming Universal Credit as their low wages are not enough to live on.

Car thefts in Suffolk increased by 14% last year, according to latest police figures.

Last week this newspaper revealed that the total footfall at Suffolk’s Libraries was down by around 60,000 visits in 2017/8 from 2014/5.

People living in Suffolk and north Essex witnessed an unexpected display from the Red Arrows this evening.

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