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Businessman reveals plans to create a £25m `care village’ at Westerfield House, on the edge of Ipswich.

Ipswich Borough Council

Vulnerable and lonely people in Suffolk are four times more likely to be taken in by a scam, according to Suffolk Trading Standards, as a fresh drive to get people reporting fraudsters gets underway.

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A Suffolk nurse’s proposals to decriminalise cannabis for medical use has been backed by the national union.

NHS

Major US distribution deal signed for Bury St Edmunds-based Echo Barrier.

United States

They’re the viral hits with a difference, TV shows which have you reaching for the hand sanitiser as you watch deadly viruses gripping the world and destroying most of the population. You could almost say that enthusiasm for TV shows that feature pandemics is, ahem, infectious (bows).

United States

John Norman on the local entrepreneur who supplied our emerging middle class and even Queen Victoria

John Norman

The total of more than 1.98m represented an increase of 5.8%, or around 109,000 passengers, compared with the same month last year and beat a previous record set in 2016, when Easter fell during March.

India

Softly spoken Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell has had an album in the UK charts every year for the last 30 years, yet is the most unlikely pop star. He tells us about his remarkable career, his fiercely loyal fans and why he was actually a music rebel.

United Kingdom

A record total of more than 10.8m seats will be available on flights at London Stansted Airport this summer, an increase of 1.2m compared with last year’s summer schedule.

Canada

We’ve got Monty Roberts, Nick Skelton, Clare Balding and more. Do you have any good ones to share?

University of Essex

A record February has seen annual passenger numbers at London Stansted Airport top 26m for the first time.

Department for Transport

Four people from our region have been awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowships.

Ireland

Two brothers from Stowmarket have launched an appeal to raise funds for a once in a lifetime opportunity to attend the World Scout Jamboree in America next year.

Ipswich School

The European Centre of Taoist Tai Chi Society hosted hundreds of enthusiasts for a five-day event. Mark Edwards finds out about the energy-boosting, illness-battling benefits of the ancient art bringing people from all over the world to Colchester.

France

Ipswich Town have not beaten rivals Norwich since a 3-2 victory in 2009, in what proved to be Jim Magilton’s final game in charge. Andy Warren looks at the side who turned out for the Blues that day.

Harry

International safety experts have given the thumbs up to Sizewell B nuclear power station following a three week review.

France

Adventurers and pirates, traders and tragedies, dreams and danger… All in Bob Malster’s book from Poppyland Publishing

Sudbury

It’s a railroad journey which is strangely bereft of trains (in the first episode, at any rate). Michael Portillo gives us a guided tour of Boston and goes searching for an absolutely massive organ. Ooer.

United Kingdom

Animal rights campaigners have claimed victory after an Ipswich high street clothing store removed animal fur products following weeks of protests.

Canada

“We need to sometimes stop and think what these people did”

India

A smitten Stowmarket couple who fell in love at first sight have confessed they would not change each other for the world as they prepare to celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary.

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Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Andrew Clarke

Toys R Us has put forward plans to close at least a third of its UK stores, putting up to 800 jobs at risk.

United Kingdom

Photographs of the Woodbridge Road, Sidegate Lane area of Ipswich, were published on these pages recently and readers have responded with memories of the area.

David Kindred

Meet some of the fabulously diverse men from Norfolk and Suffolk. They include a man with a Canadian city named after him, a four-time Olympic gold rower, a pig farmer and the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Sudbury

Icelandic budget airline WOW Air will be offering a connection to New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) when it begins flights from London Stansted next year.

United Kingdom

His was the best-known voice in Felixstowe – and it was heard all over the world.

United Kingdom

A new survey has revealed that one in four workers would have to be hospitalised before they took a day off sick - we asked people in Ipswich what they thought about the issue.

Word on the Street

Flipside is the bi-annual literary event that links Suffolk with South America. Arts editor Andrew Clarke speaks to founders Liz Calder and Genevieve Christie about a packed weekend.

Andrew Clarke

Deanna Tilston’s new brand, Tosier, is a range of four luxurious, single origin chocolate bars, made in East Anglia from scratch.

United Kingdom

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