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Civic College site 1970. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Uncertainty over Britain’s future relationship with the EU continues after the government’s Brexit agreement suffered a humiliating defeat in a crunch vote at the House of Commons.

Multiple marathon runner John Fensom will be taking on an incredible 12 challenges – all to raise money in memory of a family friend’s son who died of meningitis.

The Heritage Lottery Fund has given a grant to develop ambitious plans for the site.

The family of a homeless Colchester man murdered in a “cruel, cowardly and senseless” attack have spoken of his kindness after his killers were jailed at Ipswich Crown Court.

Staff at Suffolk’s Citizens Advice services say they are doing all they can to fight proposed cuts – with just two weeks left for people to have their say.

Councillors have advised against the closure of a Tesco Express and Post Office which would leave residents without vital resources.

A former Suffolk taxi driver has appeared in court accused of a number of historic child sex offences.

Over the past year, Suffolk Wildlife Trust in Ipswich has hosted several Wild Skills photography courses for young people aged 11–16, encouraging the younger generation to develop an interest in the wildlife around them.

Looking back at 2018 it was a year of great achievements in Ipswich - Ed Sheeran announced he would be rounding off his world tour here, Broomhill Pool secured Lottery funding and work restrated on the Winerack.

A new life-saving defibrillator has been installed close to the Waterfront and university area of Ipswich.

The EADT and Ipswich Star’s concert of carols was held on Tuesday evening as festive preparations stepped up a gear.

An alleged fraudster accused of ripping off hundreds of pensioners has been jailed after he failed to help former clients track down a missing £25million.

Nostalgia On this day in... 1981

Monday, December 17, 2018

A plea to the government by Suffolk County Council over spending on road maintenance was the main news for the EADT on December 17, 1981.

In his latest column, Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE analyses prime minister Theresa May’s tumultuous week at Westmister amid rows over Brexit.

In his latest column, Suffolk police chief constable GARETH WILSON looks at the highs and lows of policing at Christmas - and how you can prevent yourself becoming a victim of crime during the festive season.

National campaign to get pupils exercising every day gains pace as number of Suffolk registered schools hits 64.

New research has revealed vast differences in the broadband speeds being experienced by internet users across Suffolk.

Student ESTELLE DRAGAN, from Chelmondiston near Ipswich, has witnessed France’s “yellow vest” riots while studying for a year abroad in Toulouse. Here, she writes about her experience of witnessing the disturbances first-hand.

Two men who stalked and tried to rape a vulnerable young woman in Ipswich as she walked home from a night out have had their sentences cut.

A pioneering initiative to help keep children safe in and around open water has been launched in Suffolk.

Evergreen and doughty Billy too - living up to the ‘tough’ part of one of his biggest hits, When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going.

A Suffolk woman has received a top national award after saving the life of former EADT and Ipswich Star editor Terry Hunt when he collapsed with a cardiac arrest.

In his latest column, Suffolk Constabulary chief constable GARETH WILSON writes about the way technology has changed policing during his 30-year career.

Former EADT and Star editor Terry Hunt and his sister Karen Chamberlain have just completed a 61-mile walk along the Suffolk coast to raise money to buy life-saving defibrillators.

In his latest column, Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE pays tribute to those who died in the First World War - but says that today, we must still strive to do more to support servicemen and women from all conflicts.

Stansted Airport’s application to increase passenger numbers will worsen pollution and traffic congestion while adding nothing to the local economy, councillors have been told.

A boy who suffered a catastrophic brain injury after “mistakes” by medics during his birth at a Bury St Edmunds hospital will receive millions in NHS damages.

“We are outstanding!” announced a beaming Year 5 pupil to the assembled ASSET Pupil Parliament last week.

Hats off to Conservative MP Tracey Crouch who resigned as a minister last week in protest at Government delays in reducing the maximum stake on Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

Inspector Stuart Weaver is responsible for policing in the centre of Ipswich. In his new column, he provides insight into the job and tackles the issue of police ‘visibility’.

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