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Officials in Ipswich have hit back at claims that the town’s car parks are too expensive after the spotlight was shone on the most expensive park in the town – which is also one of the smallest.


With the Association of Optometrists calling for a law change on eyesight tests for drivers, motoring editor Andy Russell recalls how he found out he needed glasses.

Andy Russell

Suffolk brewers Adnams have stirred up storm in a beer glass by extolling the virtues of “Mighty Norwich City” while not having a shop in Ipswich, their own county town!

Greene King

Ipswich’s Fabio Wardley took a little less than three minutes to illustrate just why he is so highly thought of in the burgeoning British heavyweight ranks.


Train services passing through Needham Market were disrupted tonight after a vehicle hit a rail bridge.

British Transport Police

Rail commuters in Suffolk are warned that services this morning could depart earlier than scheduled due to “seasonal weather and the risk of leaf fall on the line”.


Ipswich Town supporters are paying above average Championship prices to watch football at Portman Road, the annual BBC ‘Price of Football’ survey has revealed.


Ipswich Town will be getting ‘an old fashioned centre forward with great potential’ when they complete a deal for Waterford striker Aaron Drinan in January.

Freddie Sears

The experience and expertise of East Anglian business has helped to shape a new platform which hopes to shake up start-up support for new companies.

United Kingdom

Ipswich Town are eighth in the Championship table. Reporters for each of the clubs currently in the top half give their thoughts with a third of the season played.

Tristan Nydam

Greater Anglia passengers have had a chance to get a 3D virtual reality look at the three types of new trains to be introduced between 2019 and 2020.


After two weeks without a game, Ipswich Town return to action after the international break with a daunting run of four matches in just 11 days. Andy Warren breaks down what’s to come during a vital period on the field.

Mick McCarthy

Dusty Miller’s Vauxhall 14 steamed along but it helped put him on the road to some ‘big old beasts’ of motors.

Andy Russell

Roadworks for the coming week will bring full and partial closures to major roads in Suffolk and Essex including the A14, A12. A11 and A120. Here is the full list, announced by Highways England for November 13-19.

United Kingdom

Grant Whillance’s first car was shared with a shipmate and kept in a garage near the docks so it was available when home on leave.

Andy Russell

The most famous steam engine in the world delighted thousands of fans when it visited East Anglia on Saturday – but the Flying Scotsman almost didn’t make the trip again!

British Transport Police

Hundreds got to see the world famous Flying Scotsman locomotive this morning as it steamed through the Suffolk countryside.


The world’s most famous locomotive - The Flying Scotsman - is steaming through Suffolk this morning.

British Transport Police

A broken down train on the main rail line through East Anglia has led to services being cancelled, delayed or revised, with Ipswich, Colchester and Clacton on Sea among those affected.


Lee Nelson - aka world famous prankster Simon Brodkin - has stolen the spotlight from Kanye West and British Prime Minister Theresa May among others. The only stage he’s invading this time is his own with new stand-up tour Serious Joker.

Theresa May

One of the fastest thinking comics around, Jason Byrne is revealing the method behind his madness with new show The Man With Three Brains.


With Flying Scotsman due to visit Suffolk on Saturday at the front of a railtour from Norwich, tour organisers and the police are urging people not put themselves at risk to see the world-famous locomotive.

British Transport Police

More than 150 teachers in Ipswich gathered at a conference to find out more details about the government’s multi-million pound project to improve social mobility across the town.

Department for Education

Brave fundraisers spent a night on the streets of Ipswich in support of a homelessness campaign.


The world’s best-known locomotive will be in action between Norwich and Ipswich this weekend after last month’s trip was postponed after a fault developed.

British Transport Police

The best thing about Ipswich Town’s start to the season? A sense their best is still yet to come.

David McGoldrick

Roadworks for the coming week will bring full and partial closures to major roads in Suffolk and Essex including the A14, A12. A11 and A120.

United Kingdom

Ipswich Town host Preston North End in a Championship match at Portman Road this afternoon.

Cardiff City

Ipswich Town host Preston North End in a Championship clash tomorrow afternoon.

Mick McCarthy

Former editor-in-chief of the East Anglian Daily Times, Don Simpson, who led the newspaper from 1968 to 1981, has died aged 89.


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