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Visitors to the Kingfisher public house, Ipswich, in 1975, featured in a recent Days Gone By, writes David Kindred.

David Kindred

Stay on the lookout for rogue builders – that’s the message from Citizens Advice Bureau bosses following a spike in complaints about botched building projects in Ipswich.

Ipswich

An Ipswich vintage tea party organised in memory of a much-loved dad and husband has raised more than £1,100 for St Elizabeth hospice.

Ipswich

Four candidates are standing Thursday’s by-election for the county council seat held by Ipswich Labour MP Sandy Martin in May – a month before he was elected to Westminster.

Sandy Martin

Test your memory of the shops in Ipswich over the years with our quiz that is sure to be a blast from the past.

Ipswich

Injured patients who need physiotherapy out of normal working hours will now be able to get help in Ipswich.

NHS

There were stormy scenes as members of the public protested against moves to merge Ipswich and Colchester hospitals at a meeting today, with one furious woman marching out of the room in tears.

Nick Hulme

Landmark proposals to merge two of the region’s biggest hospitals are set to be given the go-ahead today.

Nick Hulme

Proposals to merge the management of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals have been given a cautious welcome – but have come with a warning that any changes for patients should be based on clinical need rather than cutting costs.

Dan Poulter

Ipswich and Colchester hospitals are set to merge in a bid to create an organisation that can stand the test of time within an NHS that is at breaking point.

Nick Hulme

A doctors’ surgery in Ipswich has been pulled out of special measures by the health watchdog and rated ‘good’ following its latest inspection, demonstrating an “incredible turnaround” in less than a year.

Care Quality Commission

The Waterfront car park next to Stoke Bridge is to re-open next week in time for the Maritime Festival the following weekend.

David Ellesmere

The former Grimwades store on Ipswich Cornhill is expected to be split into two – and converted into a Pret A Manger and a bank.

Ipswich council

A senior doctor at Ipswich Hospital has been appointed as an honorary professor in recognition of the major contribution he has made to diabetes research and education.

Ipswich Hospital

More than 170 jobs are at risk after the East of England Co-op revealed it plans to close its long-established distribution centre in Ipswich.

Ipswich

An Ipswich couple are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary this month after meeting at a dance class in 1954.

Ipswich

It is two years since the Ipswich Vision was launched with considerable fanfare and the promise to “turn the town around” – but how successful has it been in changing the heart of the town?

Ben Gummer

If you miss the golden era of those larger than life MGM movie musicals, you’re in for a Wonderful, Wonderful Day.

Wayne Savage

A charity has called for more cash to be injected into mental health services as snapshot figures show too many people in Suffolk are not getting the help they need when battling depression or anxiety.

NHS

A year-long pilot which has seen mental health nurses working in Suffolk doctors’ surgeries to improve care for patients with learning disabilities has been permanently commissioned due to its success.

NHS

Patients across Suffolk and north Essex are to benefit from the expansion of a nationwide diabetes prevention programme, NHS chiefs have said.

NHS

An event is being held in Woodbridge for dementia patients and their families and carers to find out what support is available in the area.

NHS

A specialist clinic is launching in Suffolk to treat pregnant women and new mothers suffering from mental health problems.

NHS

This year’s Nearly Festival is benefitting from the Ed Sheeran factor, with the Suffolk singer-songwriter’s tribute act proving almost as popular as the real thing.

Ipswich

Patients phoning to see a doctor in Ipswich and east Suffolk will be screened before they are given a face-to-face appointment in a bid to reduce demand.

NHS

As the bank holiday approaches, health professionals in Suffolk are urging people to be prepared and avoid an unnecessary trip to A&E.

NHS

One third of seriously ill patients in Ipswich and east Suffolk are waiting too long to receive an ambulance, latest figures show.

NHS

Around 12,000 people in Suffolk are currently living with dementia, and that figure is expected to quadruple in the coming years.

Roger Fern

One of Ipswich’s largest former department stores featured in a recent Days Gone By and for many readers it has provoked a walk down memory lane, writes David Kindred.

David Kindred

As five Suffolk stars were honoured, the Queen’s Lord Lieutenant has called for more nominations to truly reflect the “fantastic” efforts of our county’s volunteers.

Suffolk Community Foundation

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