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Whether for fun in the sun, sport or fundraising, swimming is one of our most popular pastimes and the best form of exercise.

From Miss Piggy to the Marx Brothers, clowns to Tarzan, youngsters at an Ipswich school had enormous fun with a day of dressing up as some of their favourite characters.

Over the decades, the Ipswich Gaumont played host to some of the biggest worldwide music stars.

Proposals for a new £14billion nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast are facing a delay because of the coronavirus.

Developers have submitted plans for eight homes on part of the site of Felixstowe’s old police station complex.

Churches all over Suffolk are streaming services and sermons to their congegations to allow them to worship in their homes during the coronavirus crisis.

While Ipswich was going football crazy back in 1978, it wasn’t the only sport that was being celebrated.

A Suffolk woman who has lived all over the world has celebrated her 107th birthday.

Churches across Suffolk and Essex have been told to put public worship “on hold” for the foreseeable future and become a “different sort of church” in the coming months to face the challenge of coronavirus.

Worshippers in Suffolk will not take communion wine during the coronavirus outbreak to keep churches as safe places as possible.

Youngsters from all over Suffolk are enjoying the thrill of performing on the biggest stage of their lives this week as they take part in the annual Snape Maltings Celebration event.

The Government is today launching its objectives for a free trade agreement with the United States – saying it could bring a £345million boost to the East of England.

Police were called to a single vehicle accident on the Chantry estate this evening.

A seaside resort is aiming to be the only one in Suffolk to hold a prestigious Blue Flag this summer – 10 years after it last held the award.

Emergency services are appealing for a kite-surfer to let them know they are safe after an abandoned rig was found off Bawdsey.

From M&S to Farmfoods ... will that be the fate of one of Felixstowe’s largest town centre stores?

One of the most desirable pieces of land on the Felixstowe peninsula has gone up for sale – at £800,000 before you even lay a brick of your new home.

Urgent coastal defence works are being planned to protect one of Suffolk’s best-known landmarks from the North Sea.

Community leaders are backing plans for a new Wetherspoon’s pub in Felixstowe – saying the latest designs overcome their concerns.

Council chiefs say they have not ordered the demolition of one of Suffolk’s best-known landmarks – despite the owners’ claims to the contrary.

The annual Bentwaters Open Day was one of the highlights of Suffolk’s calendar – attracting enormous crowds to the American air base.

Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion has announced two big name comedy nights – with Jason Manford and Jim Davidson both set to top the bill.

Older than their more famous counterparts the Scouts, the Boys’ Brigade is one of the country’s best-loved youth organisations – and today still thrives.

Campaigners are delighted after proposals for a 165-acre port business park on farmland in the middle of the Felixstowe peninsula was rejected by a public inquiry inspector.

Proposals for a £6.3million transformation of Felixstowe’s empty M&S store to create a new shop and 16 flats have been rejected by planners.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has told the prisons minister of his deep concern over inmates posting on social meda from jail – and welcomed plans for body scanners to find hidden devices.

Felixstowe looks set for an exciting new seafront attraction this summer – after planners gave the shopping and leisure scheme their blessing.

Opponents have voiced serious concerns over the proposed sale of part of a public car park to enable a golf club to create a new clubhouse and housing in a £6million project.

Messing about on the river is one of Suffolk’s most popular pastimes – and the tradition stretches back centuries.

Part of the A14 is to be closed tonight for emergency repairs – with all traffic sent through two villages.

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