Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 15°C



Train disruption is expected between Colchester and Ipswich this morning following an earlier fire – which damaged signalling equipment.


Travellers hoping to head to London for weekend days out over the autumn are facing more disruption starting over the August bank holiday.

Greater Anglia

A financial services company with offices in Ipswich, Diss, Colchester and Cambridge is starting a new chapter in its 99 year-old history by giving it’s brand a makeover.


Ipswich’s first rail line was the Eastern Union Railway and it was an extension of the Eastern Counties Railway from London to Colchester.


A financial services company with offices in Ipswich, Diss, Colchester and Cambridge is starting a new chapter in its 99-year history by giving its brand a makeover.


Fabio Wardley will learn from misfortune after finding himself a victim of his own success, writes Chris Lakey.


Setting off on a journey of more than 8,000km with just your bike to carry everything you need may seem an ambitious idea but that’s what the team at Broke.Bike.Mountain intend to do this weekend - and in a heatwave.


Nine years since last pulling on a Suffolk shirt, Ollie Bocking says could not have wished for more after making his senior debut, writes Nick Garnham.

Ipswich School

Shoppers in Suffolk and Essex are having their say over news that Morrisons supermarkets are introducing a new weekly quiet hour.


Hotel Chocolat has seen double-digit sales growth and new store openings during a tough time for rival retailers.


Paul Jones, branch manager at Kent Blaxill in Melton, Suffolk is running 180 km for Help for Heroes, and the mark the firm’s 180th anniversary.


Chocolate lovers get ready for your hearts to melt as Hotel Chocolat is set to open a second Suffolk store.


Commuters have faced more rail misery this evening after a fire led to delays and cancellations on the region’s mainline.

Network Rail

Although football didn’t end up ‘coming home’ for England, Gareth Southgate’s management techniques did score highly, and could offer lessons to anyone managing teams in the corporate world too.

Donald Trump

Sharing knowledge with one’s grandchildren is one of the joys of being a grandparent but be careful what you tell them – things keep changing and where you used to be right, you may now be wrong.


Ingleton wood charity football tournament raises £1,000 for St Elizabeth hospice.


A Suffolk engineer has been elected as the first female regional chair of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

United Kingdom

Train operator Greater Anglia says its performance across its East Anglia routes in May was “good” and it expects to see further improvements in the coming weeks and months.


Rail services on the Great Eastern Main Line are back to normal today after a track fault on the approach to Liverpool Street station caused disruption last week.

Network Rail

Rail commuters will be breathing a sigh of relief after it was announced a full train service on the Great Eastern Main Line will resume from Monday following a week of disruption.

Greater Anglia

Rail commuters face further disruption to services until the end of the week after a “major track fault” at Liverpool Street station caused chaos yesterday.


A ‘major track fault’ at London Liverpool Street Station is having major repercussions on the rest of the line.


Commuters could suffer delays and problems travelling to work in London tomorrow – due to major problems at Liverpool Street.

Network Rail

I should have known it. My washing machine, aged 22, is a mere baby compared to some out there.


More than 100 Essex businesses got the chance to tout their trade to potential clients at Discovering Business in Essex, an exhibition held in Chelmsford on Wednesday.


Over 30 places applied for the scheme – and yet nowhere in the East of England was shortlisted.

David Ellesmere

As train operator Greater Anglia prepares to show off the first of its under-construction Intercity and rural trains under construction in Switzerland, the company has moved to assure passengers their new trains will be comfortable.

Greater Anglia

Tax officials have halted a bid to make former Ipswich Town footballer Titus Bramble bankrupt.

Premier League

Commuters are facing a second day of disruption on the region’s main rail line after two separate faults were reported – with problems expected until the end of the day.


Two Essex charities have been given a huge boost thanks to this year’s Colchester Half Marathon.


Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Ipswich Star daily newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24