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From giant latex balloons launched towards Europe, to the Prime Minister who played regularly at the local golf course, it’s all in a new book

David Cameron

When people question the purpose behind Charlie Dalton’s company, which manufactures annexes and garden rooms and delivers the finished product to your door, he has a standard reply: “You wouldn’t buy a car if it was built in your back garden, so why buy a building that’s made there?”

United Kingdom

East Anglian farmers have defended the use of weed killer glyphosate after the debate over its use was reignited following a US court case.

European Union

An Ipswich family have been left devastated after a drug which could improve their son’s quality of life was not recommended for the NHS by a drugs watchdog.


Illustrious authors will swap the tapping of keyboards for the gentle thwack of leather on willow in a bid to protect some of Suffolk’s most treasured landscapes from flooding.


Ipswich MP Sandy Martin says climate change concerns can’t be ignored in light of recent hot weather

Sandy Martin

A Suffolk-based video and film production company has returned to its roots on a recruitment campaign for the University of Suffolk.

University of Suffolk

Rail travel this week has been greatly disrupted after hot weather and a track-side fire near Ipswich left train users struggling to make journeys across the East Anglian rail network for two days.

Greater Anglia

Speeding drivers are to be targeted during a week-long crackdown by police on Suffolk roads.

Tim Passmore

Phil Parkinson has confirmed Bolton Wanderers are interested in signing Ipswich Town striker Joe Garner with the club reported to have made a six-figure offer for his services.

Paul Hurst

Death defying stunts, breath-taking tricks, cars from some of your favourite films - Festival of Wheels roars into Ipswich for the first time this weekend.

United Kingdom

Reg was awarded France’s highest military honour in 2016 and was a top marksman as a tank gunner.


Stoke City have been linked with a £1million move for Ipswich Town left back Jonas Knudsen.

Paul Hurst

Asher Bennett is fast gaining a reputation as ‘Essex’s Elon Musk’, and its not hard to see why.


Haulage firm Cargologic, which specialises in deliveries from East Anglia to the rest of the UK, has underlined the importance of the haulage sector after the UK’s exit from the European Union.

European Union

It looks like being a great year for East Anglia’s wine producers - and so for wine drinkers.

United Kingdom

This year’s sustained high temperatures and lack of rain brings uncomfortable echoes of another year remembered for its heat and ‘white grass’, writes Steve Russell.

Met Office

A seven-fold increase in applications for citizenship EU countries has panicked Lynne Mortimer into looking for lost ancestry

European Union

TV weather forecaster Jim Bacon recalls the long hot summer of 1976 and tells Sheena Grant why heatwaves like this year’s could become typical in the future.

Sheena Grant

Parents in Suffolk and north Essex are being warned to make sure their vaccinations are up to date following outbreaks of measles in Europe.


Felixstowe & Walton have secured the services of Peter Trevivian as Head of Coach and Player Development, writes Barry Grossmith.


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

Saturday night sees a ‘Triple Formula Feast’ at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich.

United Kingdom

Suffolk-based Supreme Petfoods, a company which makes food for small pets, is seeing growing success.

United Kingdom

The shortage of carbon dioxide that forced some supermarkets and pubs to ration fizzy drinks sales has not gone away yet.


The story of Bawdsey Manor during the Cold War is the story behind a new play by Suzanne Hawkes. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke spoke to her about East Anglia on the front lines.

Andrew Clarke

Grayling Marsh, a fresh-out-of-college vet, will write a regular column for us about creatures great and small... and adventures with her Labrador Lachlan

South Africa

One of the oldest white rhinoceros’ in Europe has passed away.


The Dutch electronics giant Philips has warned that it could move its production out of Britain in case of “hard Brexit”, putting 500 jobs at risk at the Philips Avent baby factory in Glemsford.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

Seb Anthony and Daisy Glover took the individual honours at the annual Stowmarket Striders Friday Five, the fifth event in the six-strong Friday Five Series.


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