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Ipswich Town take on Bolton Wanderers in a Championship match at The Macron Stadium this afternoon (3pm). STUART WATSON previews the action.


The Orwell Bridge is expected to close for the third time this winter as high winds are forecast again on Thursday morning.

Tim Passmore

Police are issuing CCTV images of four men they want to speak to in connection with shoplifting offences and distraction thefts reported at stores in Ipswich and Felixstowe.


Ipswich town centre seemed busy over the Christmas period – but there is no way of telling how well major stores fared in the vital festive period.

Paul Clement

Roadworks on Wherstead Road are causing traffic delays in Ipswich this morning.


A west Suffolk primary school returned from Christmas to a double celebration – retaining its ‘good’ Ofsted rating and welcoming their new headteacher from Ipswich.


This week’s 3.4% rise in rail fares has prompted an understandable outcry from passengers – especially from commuters who have to use the train to get to work.

Sandy Martin

Ipswich remains one of the UK’s fastest-growing city economies, and is well placed to maintain or even improve its ranking this year, according to a new report.

David Ellesmere

A man arrested following a siege on an address in Ipswich has been remanded in custody to appear at crown court later this month.

Ipswich Crown Court

The trial of a former UKIP councillor from Stowmarket accused of murdering his wife will take place in June.

Dan Poulter

Back in 1914, they’d said the fighting would be over by December 25. It wasn’t. By the winter of 1917, peace remained elusive. But life carried on while the guns boomed across Europe


Bartosz Bialkowski believes Ipswich Town can be proud of their efforts with the Championship season now at the halfway point.


On Monday of this week Suffolk LTA organised the second Ladies Charity Tennis event this year to raise monies for EACH (East Anglia’s Children Hospices), writes Mike Whatling


Demolition work on the silos at the former British Sugar plant at Sproughton outside Ipswich has started – and the four massive structures should be a thing of the past by the end of February.

David Ellesmere

A pedestrian has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a vehicle at Levington near Ipswich this morning.

Suffolk police

The phrase ‘Beeching Axe’ is back in the news, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling saying some lost railways could be reopened. Steven Russell looks back to the day the planned cuts rocked East Anglia


A new bid to get city status for Ipswich is set to be launched next week by Suffolk County Council – we asked people in the town what they thought about the issue.

Colin Noble

A sculpture commemorating a legendary Suffolk Spitfire pilot has been unveiled in a road in Ipswich named after him.

Ipswich Borough Council

Our Throwback Thursday series continues today, featuring sporting legends Roger Taylor and George Burley, as we cast our minds back to November 1982.


Free weekly tennis sessions at an Ipswich park has attracted almost 400 people in six months.


Match highlights and all the major incidents as Ipswich slip to a 2-0 away defeat at Aston Villa.

Joe Garner

Suffolk tennis coaches and county junior girls took part in a ‘Girl Power Day’ recently with international speaker, mentor and coach, Emma Doyle.


The last two Ipswich Town games have shown just how quickly things can change in football.

Freddie Sears

The Kesgrave High School pupil says she feels “amazing” after passing her driving test first time – a year earlier than her peers.

Kesgrave High School

A number of Suffolk retailers are turning their backs on Black Friday because they feel it doesn’t deliver any benefits.


It was another successful weekend for Ipswich Basketball Club’s junior programme’s with two key wins for the U16 boys, another important victory for the U14 girls, and a narrow loss for the U14 boys, writes Rob Schatten.

Ipswich Basketball Club

Fast-growing phone and data services company Chicane Voice & Data, based near Ipswich, has doubled its office space to make room for further expansion.


John Norman looks at the land earmarked for a new record office and finds it has a fascinating history.

John Norman

‘At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them’.


Charlotte Smith-Jarvis finds out more about the latest craft brewery in East Anglia, Station 119.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis

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