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Women march on

Monday, January 22, 2018

One hundred years of women

Amongst the vast sums paid by Suffolk County Council to organisations and enterprises listed in the EADT recently I noted that £10.2million was paid to contractor J Breheny of Needham Market.

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk bowls star Katherine Rednall says it’s a “dream come true” to be selected in England’s lawn bowls squad for next year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.

A collection of letters, written from the battlefields of the First World War, inspired a Suffolk woman to research her uncle’s bright life and devastating death.


Our town is home to a range of magnificent buildings from varying periods, and the Ipswich Society has provided us with some of the oldest landmarks to keep an eye out for.

Heritage Lottery Fund

The family of a “beautiful” little boy who died last year have donated more than £8,500 to The Treehouse hospice in Ipswich saying they are “forever grateful” for their support.


It was a day to remember for centenarian Dorothy Drinkwater.


Tributes have been paid to a well-known Ipswich fish and chip shop owner who has died aged 87.

Ipswich Hospital

An autistic Ipswich teenager who had his treasured bicycle stolen by thugs in July was given a surprise presentation by friends on Saturday after the community rallied to raise money for a new bike.

The writing’s on the wall... or rather, it’s on social media as people opt for selfies instead of postcards.


An autistic teenager who had his bike stolen last week is all smiles today after being donated a bicycle he can ride until he gets his replacement wheels.


The father of a teenager with autism who had his bike stolen by thugs in Ipswich says he is “overwhelmed” by the support of the public after a crowdfunding page was launched to buy his son a new bike.

Suffolk police

An autistic teenager from Ipswich was left ‘distraught’ after a group of thugs pushed him over and stole his bike - just a week before he struck gold at the Special Olympics.

Suffolk police

An 88-year-old man who died following a road collision in Barton Mills has been formally named as former referee Charles McCulloch, of Seymore Street, Cambridge.

Tim Passmore

Family of a seven-year-old Ipswich boy, who died after equipment monitoring his breathing was turned off for almost three hours at a private London hospital, are preparing to take legal action.

A seven-year-old Ipswich boy died after equipment monitoring his breathing was turned off for almost three hours at a private London hospital, an inquest heard today.

UN Court

A student from Ipswich has had her head shaved for a second time for charity.


Discover East Anglia’s history and heritage with these top 25 historic sites.


With fascinating and clear memories of her childhood in Ipswich, reader Jude Wiseman has written recalling bombs falling on Ipswich during the Second World War, the severe winter of 1947, the Arts Theatre in Tower Street and ducking down behind the safety fence at Ipswich Speedway.

David Kindred

The famous Suffolk Trinity trio that is a popular and powerful icon of the county’s rich rural heritage should really be a five-strong livestock line-up, it was suggested yesterday.

Summer 1964 was really special for Stuart Wallis and his Ford EB60 Special until his pride and joy was written off by a van

Andy Russell

Charities chosen by the family of a grandmother-of-three who died in January are to benefit from a record breaking £11,000 raised at this year’s Woodbridge 10k road race.

Woodbridge School

A Suffolk woman who almost died in a horror crash which left her with post-traumatic stress disorder has told how she got back on her feet and built her own business from scratch.


Winners were honoured across 14 categories at the bigger than ever EADT Suffolk Food and Drink Awards 2017 at Wherstead Park.

Post Office

A “horrendous” collision between three players in the Suffolk Senior Cup semi final has seen two footballers rushed to hospital by ambulance.

West Suffolk Hospital

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