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A University of Suffolk student has talked openly about overcoming the death of her mother to win the “best dissertation” award.

University of Suffolk

Community projects in Ipswich could receive a cash injection from the Tesco’s Bags of Help initiative, and beneficiaries like ActivLives are encouraging others to sign up.


A national snack bars and cereals company in Halstead which has been highlighted as one of the area’s top performing businesses is on a drive to find beekepers.


A Suffolk man was found with a broken bottle in his trouser pocket following a vodka fuelled dawn rant at supermarket staff.


This weeks Days Gone By article looks back at Ipswich’s St Matthews Baths Hall and readers send in their memories of a traffic-less Ipswich and their time working at Martin and Newby.

David Kindred

If you’re a coeliac, eating well, and cheaply is very possible says newly diagnosed Anna Norman.


Some of the UK’s biggest supermarkets and online stores are recalling products due to fears they may contain harmful chemicals and deadly bacteria.


As the two-year anniversary of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague’s disappearance approaches, his mother opens up about theories, potential new searches and her first grandchild.

Corrie McKeague

Opinion: Does the Waitrose student exist?

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A store cupboard with organic soya sauce and rose harissa doesn’t sound like an average student shop... pass the ketchup.


Video: Christmas has arrived early in Suffolk

Friday, September 14, 2018

Whether it is Christmas decorations, mince pies or the customary giant tub of Celebrations you are looking for, you can now start stocking up.


Opinion: Going the extra mile for your kids

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Should we disapprove when we read that celebrity mum Victoria Beckham got help from a top milliner when creating an Easter bonnet for her daughter? Lynne Mortimer says no, but yes... but no

Lynne Mortimer

As speculation abounds as to the fate of Debenhams, the largest store in Ipswich centre, there are growing concerns that business rates have been set up in a way that is pushing Suffolk’s urban retailers to breaking point.

Paul Clement

Town centres are facing a crisis that will require work from all sections of society – that is the blunt message from the chief executive of Ipswich Central.


Frozen vegetables, biscuits, and soup are a few of the products which have been recalled in the last 10 days. Do you have any of these products in your home?


Opinion: More courgettes for dinner to-marrow

Thursday, September 6, 2018

In fields not far from my home, the onion harvest is under way. And, from previous experience, I know what that means - lots of perfectly good produce often left to rot in the fields once the harvest is complete.


Make do and mend used to be what you did if you couldn’t afford something new. But repairing seems to be acquiring a new cachet, as Sheena Grant reports.

Sheena Grant

Take a look at our guide to find out which pharmacies near you will be open this bank holiday, August 27.


Planning a last-minute Bank Holiday barbecue? If you need to stock up in a hurry, check out our list of major supermarket opening hours in Suffok and north Essex.


An independent Suffolk coffee business is following in the footsteps of big-name companies such as Royal Mail, Asda, Tesco, Morrisons and drinks group Diageo by offering all its head office employees a chance to be a part of its new company share scheme.


Work has begun on two new occupiers filling an empty store in Beardmore Park – but mystery still surrounds one of the new companies.

Suffolk Coastal District Council

Increasing numbers of pregnant women are overweight and figures suggest this region could be worse affected than many other parts of the country.


Travis Perkins is the latest big name set to join the Beardmore Park area of Martlesham Heath, as plans have been lodged for a brand new unit to be built.


Shoppers in Suffolk and Essex are having their say over news that Morrisons supermarkets are introducing a new weekly quiet hour.


Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals jailed in Suffolk and north Essex courts in June.

UN Court

Finger Monkeys, Nerf Battle Racers, and soy sauce are just a few of the products that are being recalled. Find out why here.


Primary school children in Ipswich have been finding out what it takes to become career high-fliers at an event designed to tackle social mobility in Ipswich.


Pubs, breweries and drinks makers in East Anglia say they are “monitoring the situation” after warnings that CO2 shortages could see the UK run out of beer and fizzy drinks ahead of a weekend of World Cup festivities and summer barbecues.


A Suffolk welder has been jailed for more than four-and-a-half years for attacking a man with an axe in front of two children.

Ipswich Crown Court

As the tide turns away from plastic use, a growing number of Suffolk businesses are ditching their reliance on single-use plastic items altogether.

Anglian Water

An independent report commissioned by supermarket giant Tesco suggests it makes an economic contribution of nearly £4.4bn to the East of England over a 12 month period.


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