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One Suffolk driver was caught with a tyre so worn that the cord beneath the rubber was visible - a very dangerous condition for the car to be used in.

Ford

The iconic Ford Mustang has become a big hit since galloping into the UK sports car market and has now been honed to make it even better to drive and live with, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Andy Russell

Graham Coe’s first car was a Ford Prefect 107E and he aimed to keep it as immaculate as the previous owner had done with plenty of polish and a plastic cover to protect it.

Andy Russell

Opinion: Spending less time with the family

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

As Boris Johnson and his wife seek a divorce, Lynne Mortimer wonders if the electorate is too bothered about the private lives of politicians.

David Cameron

Duncan Bradford’s first car was a 1953 Ford Prefect 100E, his second – a Reliant Fox – was his first, and only, new car and he’still driving it.

Andy Russell

It’s a triple formula feast of motorsport action at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich, this Saturday, writes Dean Cox.

Ford

John Telford and his identical twin shared a Ford Popular but sometimes it ended in double trouble as he recalls here.

Andy Russell

Ford has added a slightly rugged crossover variant to the Fiesta range. Tom Wiltshire takes the new Fiesta Active for a spin.

Ford

Graham Godbold had a few dramas in his hand-painted purple Ford Zodiac but the scariest was when his wife nearly fell out on a roundabout.

Andy Russell

Motors from the movies will be on display at a Suffolk classic car show this weekend.

Ford

Vauxhall certainly offers buyers SUV and crossovers plenty to choose and has now launched a more rugged Rocks version of its Viva city car. Motoring editor Andy Russell says you pay the price for those chunkier looks.

Andy Russell

The clutch went the day after Nigel Garbett paid £160 for his 1960 Ford Anglia 105E but it went on to give good service until rust got hold.

Ford

Cathie Edmunds grew up with cars and learned to drive in her 1935 Morris 8, called Taffy. More than half a century later, she still wonders what became of it.

Andy Russell

Ronald Wood’s first set of four wheels was a Ford Squire van, followed by a Mini Traveller. They put him on the road to a car-buying bug which sees him buying a different model almost every year.

Andy Russell

Suffolk is blessed with an almost endless number of pretty villages: some of national importance, writes John Norman, of The Ipswich Society.
Some of thes evillages are frequently used as backdrops for TV programmes or major feature films. But there is one, so close to the centre of Ipswich, that hardly features on anyone’s radar.

John Norman

A teenager has described being “frozen with fear” while she was allegedly sexually assaulted by a Suffolk man.

Ipswich Crown Court

Gallery: Facelifted compact SUV now looks part

Saturday, June 23, 2018

In what is becoming an increasingly-competitive market, Ford has given its EcoSport compact-SUV a makeover. Can this new model win over the masses? Will Rimell gets behind the wheel to find out.

Ford

A hitchhiking tabby cat has had a miraculous escape after it was revealed he may have travelled some 80 miles into Essex wedged in the grille of a family car.

Ford

A van plunged into a ditch during a collision with another van on a main road in Suffolk today.

Ford

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Ipswich where suspects gained entry by throwing a brick through a window.

Suffolk police

An Ipswich driver has retained the love of his wife – despite causing a crash which left her in hospital for a fortnight.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

With Ron Howard stepping forward to replace departing directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller and reports of substantial reshoots among its production difficulties, it would be fair to say that the expectation for the latest Star Wars spin-off was less than ecstatic.

Ford

Fancy trying parma violet gin? This Stowmarket pub plays host to range of wacky flavours, from Turkish delight to chocolate mint.

Ford

Tony Hewlett had some explaining to do when his 1962 Ford Popular was used by criminals and he did not know it was missing. But it didn’t fare so well as a tow car.

Andy Russell

It is not known currently who the woman is but they are known to be from the Stowmarket area.

Ford

Peter Lane bought a year-old Ford 100E van in 1961 and he and a school friend enjoyed some memorable, and eventful, camping trips in Scoland with it.

Andy Russell

For a Suffolk painter with a passion for motorcycles and stamps, it is hard to imagine a more fitting commission.

Ford

Richard Batson tells how the Triumph Herald’s looks belied its dodgy driveability but an engine compartment you could almost walk into made it easy to maintain.

Andy Russell

Stowmarket’s Owen Clouting and Ross Harvey were the stars of the two-hole home victory over Diss in the first round of the Hambro Cup, writes Tony Garnett.

Ford

A 1960 Ford ‘Anglebox’ Anglia 105E put Eamonn Harvey on the road to enjoying owning classic cars and he still has an Austin A35.

Andy Russell

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