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An annual fundraising event took place under a new name this year but with the usual level of huge support to help raise more than £105,000 for charity.

Rotary Club

The Crufts for trucks rolls into Ipswich just in time for Father’s Day, with literally tonnes of fun for the whole family.


Ipswich-based and four times world and multi-national Hot Rod champion, Carl Boardley competed in the third round of the Ginetta GT4 Supercup as part of the British Touring Car Championship at Oulton Park at the weekend, writes Dean Cox


Floral Fantasia garden is created at the RHS Garden, Hyde Hall by experts Thompson & Morgan with 14,0000 bedding plants.


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

Ipswich and Suffolk Business Club finds out more about the Upper Orwell Crossings

Suffolk County Council

Former Ipswich Town fans’ favourite Pablo Couñago has issued a heartfelt message to Blues fans after hanging up his boots and hopes that one day a ‘special relationship’ can be renewed.

Stuart Watson

When the creator of smash 1970s sit-com Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em comes to see you bring it to life on the stage 13 times, you know you’re doing something right says Joe Pasquale.


Life has a funny way of bringing people together, then separating them, and once again bringing their life paths back together again, that’s exactly what has happened to me, and a very special woman called Abbie Thorrington.

Andre Dozzell

Independent business in The Saints area of Ipswich are getting together to promote retail and leisure on their streets.


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

A music group based in Ipswich is searching for new singers and musicians to join its celebrated symphony orchestra and choir.


Rail services between Ipswich and Norwich are disrupted today because a person has been hit by a train.

British Transport Police

Ipswich-based entertainment hire businessman Shaun gets a call from Britain’s Got More Talent

Suffolk New College

SpringFest run by the myFestival group returned to the town in four different venues bringing a range of established and up and coming acts.


Five people remain in custody this morning following the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy in Ipswich.

David Ellesmere

Passengers have been told to expect delays between Ipswich and Manningtree following overrunning engineering works on the line.


A Suffolk flower company are celebrating after its hydrangea hybrid ‘Runaway Bride’ won Plant of the Year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.


Can you remember when Northgate Sports Centre officially opened it’s sports track?

Days Gone By

In 1894 the Post Office authorised the sending of picture postcards though the mail. This was the start of a popular trend to send short messages on the back of a photograph.

David Kindred

Could East Anglia have a high-speed rail line taking passengers from Ipswich to London in just 45 minutes by the middle of the century?

Network Rail

Two delighted Essex farmers scooped top honours in the dairy interbreed championships as day 2 of the Suffolk Show brought together the cream of the cattle competitions.

Suffolk Show

The heartbroken husband of an Ipswich pub landlady is leading tributes to her after she lost her battle with cancer aged 55.

Chris Louis

The fact that some pen-pushers at the Home Office decided that former Ipswich mayor Inga Lockington had not done enough to prove that she was worthy of UK citizenship came as a shock – but not a total surprise.

Theresa May

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton has announced changes to its senior management team at Ipswich as it targets growth.

West Suffolk Hospital

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

David Ellesmere

Ipswich Witches No.1 Danny King tells us about his track return, thoughts on the fixture list and looking forward to the British Final.

Cameron Heeps

Planners in Ipswich have backed proposals to demolish the former cricket stadium in Henley Road to make way for a new 66-bed care home.

Care Quality Commission

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