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Schools in Ipswich are among the most under-funded in Suffolk according to new figures obtained by a union-sponsored website.

Gordon Jones

Rail conductor/guards working on Greater Anglia trains have called a second one-day strike in early May – but the company insists passengers will not be affected.

Greater Anglia

Strictly Come Dancing champion and actress Joanne Clifton takes me behind the scenes of Flashdance - The Musical at the Ipswich Regent this week.

Strictly Come Dancing

A Suffolk Show celebration of artisan food and drink created by producers from across the county looks set to become the biggest display to date.


A charity for victims of childhood sexual abuse in Suffolk and Norfolk has appointed former Ipswich Town and England footballer Kieron Dyer as its latest ambassador.

United Kingdom

A self-catering holiday business set on a Suffolk farm is celebrating after scooping a top national accolade.

United Kingdom

A Suffolk concrete firm has played a key part in building sea defences along one of the UK’s most iconic seafronts.

United Kingdom

An Ipswich firm is putting recycled plastics to good use - as it rides the wave of the ‘Blue Planet effect’.


Suffolk riders Jake Nicholls and Elliott Banks-Browne were in great form at Canada Heights, in Kent, at the weekend, writes Rick Blyth


A fund has been launched in memory of a leading light at an Ipswich-based construction firm following his death in December.


Charity runners from Suffolk and Essex will join more than 40,000 at the starting line of today’s London Marathon - here are a few of the inspiring stories behind them.


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.


The Encore Dance Company, featuring students about to graduate from the third year of their sixth form at the prestigious Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire, are visiting Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse.


Suffolk trio The Kettle Girls are performing a show in aid of The Ipswich Hospital Blossom Appeal and Cancer Research.


Thousands of schoolchildren descended on the home of the Suffolk Show as it basked in glorious sunshine at a unique celebration of the county’s farming roots.

suffolk show

Back in the early 1960s as a very small boy, one of my pleasures in life was being taken on a train trip from our home in Saxmundham to our relations’ home in Leiston.

Network Rail

Helen Davies achieved her two main goals following another impressive outing at the Brighton Marathon last weekend.

United Kingdom

Joggers clad in pink took on an Ipswich parkrun to raise awareness of an eating disorder cause.

Sarah Barber

William Lovell was the chief librarian with the East Anglian Daily Times Company for several decades.

David Kindred

Ipswich-based four times World and multi-National Hot Rod champion, Carl Boardley, recently returned to the ‘big circuits’ in the opening round of the Ginetta GT4 Supercup as part of the British Touring Car package at Brands Hatch – and things could not have gone more perfectly, writes Dean Cox.


Half a century – that’s the amount of time that one carpenter has worked for Ipswich Borough Council.

Sarah Barber

Two Ipswich ex-pats have taken on a mammoth mission to drive 2000 miles across Australia in three weeks.

United Kingdom

Marine services company Red7Marine has marked the opening of its new Ipswich-based head office as it aims to continue its growth.

United Kingdom

Love One gift shop, Ipswich is a regional finalist in the The Greats retail awards

United Kingdom

Updated: Ipswich Scout and Guide Gang Show turns 80

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Happy birthday to the Ipswich Scout and Guide Gang Show, which turned 80 this week.


An Ipswich park will transform into a sea of pink this weekend for a special run to raise awareness of eating disorders.

Sarah Barber

Ipswich-based construction firm the Barnes Group has appointed joint managing directors to run the firm following the sad loss of its longstanding boss of 18 years at the end of last year.


An Ipswich-based rockabilly band has launched a brand new single in support of a local campaign to tackle loneliness among older people.


Two inspiring nurses from Ipswich are gearing up for a challenge after deciding to run the London Marathon together – just days from their 30th birthdays.

Ipswich Hospital

The technology and digital sector is on the rise in East Anglia as shown by last year’s TechNation report which showed it supports more than 17,000 jobs in Norwich and Ipswich alone.

University of East Anglia

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