Philip Thicknesse was a soldier, traveller, writer and thinker. He was also a man who had a knack of making enemies. Arts editor Andrew Clarke speaks to writer Peppy Barlow about a new play about this unlikely East Anglian hero
To include this article under the banner Ipswich Icons is a misnomer. We usually feature buildings and other characteristics of the built environment that stand proud and prominent in the town, writes John Norman.
We are four days into the IAAF World Championships in Athletics and have been completely glued to our screens watching the likes of Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah. We take a look at the talented athlete’s that have came from Suffolk, from javelin to running - here are 15 of the best Suffolk and north Essex athletes of all time.
Ipswich are keen on Tom Adeyemi, a star man at Rotherham this season. Whilst technically a Cardiff man, the Blues’ interest suggests they could target the bottom three’s best players. CHRIS BRAMMER knows who he would look at.
For almost 50 consecutive seasons, Foxhall Stadium has roared to the sound of speedway bikes during the summer months, and this weekend they will be back on track once more as the 2017 season gets underway.
There isn’t usually a downside to being a guest of honour at Wembley, and former Ipswich Town hero Simon Milton is relishing his trip there for this Sunday’s EFL Cup final between Manchester United and Southampton.
Sean Murray joined a select band of Colchester United players sent off on their debuts, following his injury-time red card at Blackpool on Saturday. U’s correspondent CARL MARSTON recalls some of the ‘bad boys’ of past years