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Born above a Norfolk fish shop, Jim was a Formula Three star, nurtured F1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi and ran a horse stud in Suffolk. He ‘will be remembered as a legend’

Obituary: ‘True gent’ Clem Tompsett, who died at 84, described as ‘the greatest carrot grower the UK has ever known’

Juliet Blaxland and husband Giles have lived near Southwold for 12 years... and watched the land between their home and the North Sea get shorter and shorter. Our reporter visited them.

Doctor Who, An American Werewolf in London, Roland Rat’s car... So many TV shows and films benefited from this larger than life inventor’s creative spark

Tim Hunkin (who made the quirky gadgets on Southwold Pier) pays tribute to friend famous for Robot Wars, Teletubbies and Brum

Suffolk inventor’s quirky genius also seen in Teletubbies and Brum − and he rode speedway for Ipswich Witches, too

He’s already written about Suffolk’s ‘witch’ trials. Now playwright Greg Hanson is taking a look at the last man hanged in public in the county

In cooler areas, and before the month is too old, we can still move and plant evergreen trees and shrubs, provided the soil is not waterlogged. They are best moved or planted once actively growing and when there is less risk of cold weather.

Tour of Crowe Street Cottages gives visitors a unique glimpse into the past

On Monday friends, family and those helped by Paula Macintosh will pay tribute to the ‘Time to Change champion’ who arrived in Ipswich more than a decade ago looking for a fresh start.

The wife of passionate cyclist and member of the Wolsey Road Club, Cliff Matthews, has described him as “the most interesting human being I’ve ever been fortunate enough to have in my life” following his death from cancer.

Author’s latest book is set on Felixstowe Road.

They’re open as part of the National Garden Scheme, which raises thousands of pounds for charities such as Marie Curie and Macmillan Cancer Care

Margaret Thick was a Woodbridge district nurse and also worked at Ipswich Hospital. Her funeral is on April 1

Teacher inspired many of his pupils, including Steve Coogan, who gave credit to the former priest in his autobiography

TV star Steve Coogan has paid a heartfelt tribute to the teacher who “helped set me up for life” and was “a beacon of enlightenment”.

Roy Goldsmith came to Suffolk, adored it and found love. Here his partner Carol Whitmore looks back at his time at the helm of The Froize at Chillesford, his role as steward of the GRE/AXA social club and their disastrous first date.

The horse lover tells our reporter about his lifelong career working with Suffolk Punches and the prison service.

Which 1980s pop songs bring back memories for you? Did ‘Don’t You Want Me’ float your boat, or ‘The Look of Love’ get your pulse racing?

An ex-headmaster of St Joseph’s College in Ipswich, who went on to become a parish priest in Felixstowe, has died after a long illness.

Tributes to former RAF crewman Des Lush, who risked his life in the skies over Germany to defeat Nazi tyranny

Ipswich Town fan Julie McCreadie became the UK’s youngest female newspaper editor. She was a livewire who proposed in public on the London train, too

Former Stowmarket Strider and ex-Young Farmer Robert Tomlinson died of cancer at 61. This week his friends have told how he cared for people and wanted to bring a smile to everyone,

After much hard graft, the librarian’s debut novel is coming out. It’s for young readers and billed as ‘Scooby Doo high-jinks meet Casper in Gotham City’

How the Ipswich serial killings influenced author and ex-BT worker Caroline, who’s up for an award

Milkman’s son Jack Chittock became managing director of a Suffolk demolition and construction firm. Son Clive looks back over his father’s successful career, busy family life and his involvement with local freemasonry

Robert ‘Bob’ Carter witnessed atomic bomb tests in the Pacific, rode the Middle East oil boom of the 1970s and even drove to Iran

Former Northgate teacher John Eaton has died. He spent more than 35 years at the Ipswich school – teaching geography and advising on careers as well as higher and further education opportunities.

Rachel Clare had a real-life family tragedy she wanted to tell people about, and dreamed of writing a novel. Then a holiday in East Anglia provided the spark to make it happen.

Julie Hinton is in no doubt. “What my mum went through as a child was horrific. Horrific,” she says.

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