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Ipswich councillor and former soldier Alasdair Ross sets out on Wednesday for one last long march to boost a cause dear to his heart.


‘At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them’.


Ipswich Town fans rose to their feet to give an emotional applause in a mark of respect to the family of Blues and England legend Terry Butcher, who lost one of his sons this week.


Ipswich Town legend and former England captain Terry Butcher has paid tribute to his son Christopher’s “larger than life character” and described him as a “formidable and true friend” following the 35-year-old’s death.


The world of football has united in mourning following the death of the son of Ipswich Town legend and former England captain Terry Butcher.

Ian Milne

Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher’s son – former army captain Christopher – has died, it has been reported.


A former serviceman from Ipswich has ran the breadth of the country in just five days - raising more than £4,000 for Walking with the Wounded.


A former Army serviceman from Ipswich who has defied all odds since suffering a catastrophic medical episode has told how playing tennis has given him a new lease of life.

Ipswich Town Football Club

The grandmother of an Ipswich soldier killed in a ‘friendly fire’ attack in Afghanistan 10 years ago today has said his death “shouldn’t have happened”.

Ipswich Borough Council

A reformed jihadist from Ipswich and a former English Defence League member from Lowestoft have become best friends in their quest to combat extremism.


Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Andrew Clarke

A Suffolk polio survivor has welcomed the Government’s pledge to contribute £100 million towards a global effort to eradicate the “horrific” disease for good.

United Kingdom

Veteran and serving army engineers came together to remember the 35th anniversary of the Falklands War.


A former Ipswich serviceman who suffered with PTSD is running the breadth of the country to raise money for Walking with the Wounded.

Ipswich Hospital

In his latest weekly column, DON TOPLEY calls for Ireland to be elevated to full Test status - and outlines why.


A charity is urging ex-service personnel to apply for six new roles in East Anglia to support other veterans struggling with drug and alcohol misuse.


Photographs depicting the “painful” experiences of refugees will go on display in Ipswich to remind viewers of the human cost of conflict.

University of Suffolk

Iestyn Edwards is coming to the Aldeburgh Bookshop and INK Festival at The Cut, Halesworth


A Suffolk soldier has admitted bigamously marrying a second ‘wife’ after failing to get a divorce from his first wife for more than a decade.

UN Court

A Suffolk council which has faced criticism from auditors over its financial procedures has co-opted a new member with more than 30 years’ experience in senior roles at the World Bank.

Suffolk Coastal District Council

Levison Wood heads to Ipswich Corn Exchange this month. He talks about the challenging, risky and often lonely life of a modern day explorer.


An RAF medic from Ipswich who was invited as a guest of honour for the unveiling of the new Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial in London this week was treated to a face-to-face chat with the Duchess of Cambridge.


An RAF medic from Ipswich says he is ‘immensely honoured’ to be invited to the unveiling of the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial in London tomorrow.


Soldiers have always had a hard time coming back from war. Settling down to civilian life can be lonely and isolating, particularly if they enjoyed the camaraderie of life in a regiment, but there is also the spectre of battle fatigue and mental illness which can also make the return to ordinary life difficult.


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