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Yesterday, 23:40

Nasa launched two astronauts into space with SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket tonight - but did you see it move steadily across the skies of Suffolk?
The launch of the spacecraft at 8.22pm UK time meant it was too light to see its first pass over the skies.

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My first car

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Remember when cars seemed to be part of the family, and even had nicknames? Here are memories from around the area of the vehicles our mums, dads and grandparents drove when we were young.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Milo the blue Ford KA was a loyal companion from start to finish for photographer Rachel Edge, as she reveals in the latest in our My First Car series.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Laurence Price’s metallic blue 1968 Ford Anglia 105E had a habit of reverting to battleship grey but some of their adventures had an added sense of danger.

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Coronavirus News

When will shops open again? Preparations are under way for many to welcome customers back from June 15, while some of those selling essential goods will reopen before then.

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The famous 2000 Guineas Stakes horseracing event at Newmarket Racecourse will be the first major sporting event held in Britain for three months after the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Mobile coronavirus testing units are continuing to visit towns across the region next week – here is where you can find them.

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Three new coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed at Suffolk hospitals.

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Enjoy meeting family members or friends from Monday – but be very careful if you’re planning a barbecue or picnic with them. That was the advice from Suffolk MP and hospital doctor Dan Poulter.

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Castle Hill Community Centre in Ipswich has set up its own foodbank to help those in need during the coronavirus crisis.

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What's on

Fri, 12:07

Actors, muscicians, photographers and designers are joining forces for 30:thirty, Suffolk’s new digital festival

Thu, 20:16

Farmers’ markets play an important role in our economy and community cohesion. As lockdown eases we take a look at when local markets will be open to supply fresh produce to customers

Thu, 19:53

Comedy musician Jon Courtenay, who wowed the judges in Britain’s Got Talent, has told of his fond memories of growing up near Ipswich - and how he hopes to revisit once lockdown ends.

Thu, 06:05

If this had been any normal May, farmer Bruce Kerr would have been making daily visits to the bustling home of the Suffolk Show on the outskirts of Ipswich.

Thu, 05:32

It’s not every day you get to meet the most famous woman of her era.

Wed, 18:47

The highly successful Felixstowe Book Festival was on the verge of cancellation because of Coronavirus but technology has come to its rescue and the event has now moved online, complete with guests. Here is the running order for the weekend

Saturday, May 23, 2020

A talented young singer from Bury St Edmunds has received a standing ovation from the Britain’s Got Talent celebrity judges and the audience.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:50

The famous 2000 Guineas Stakes horseracing event at Newmarket Racecourse will be the first major sporting event held in Britain for three months after the Covid-19 lockdown.

Thu, 16:27

The date and location may have changed, but Suffolk heavyweight Fabio Wardley insists the result will remain the same when he finally squares off with Simon Vallily for the English title in July.

Wed, 13:02

Three-time world speedway champ JASON CRUMP hopes to return to the UK to ride for the Ipswich Witches in 2020. He told Mike Bacon the British scene still has much to offer, when racing restarts

Monday, May 4, 2020

Organisers of the UCI Women’s Tour cycling race have said the event will next be held in June next year after the Covid-19 outbreak forced plans for the 2020 event to be scrapped.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

With London Marathon cancelled this weekend, 7 Suffolk readers who were due to take part share their alternative plans for Sunday.

Friday, April 24, 2020

With all competitive road running put on hold for the foreseeable future, due to COVID-19, Carl Marston recalls some more popular races that have long since disappeared from the calendar

Friday, April 17, 2020

With all competitive road running put on hold for the foreseeable future, due to COVID-19, Carl Marston recalls some more popular races that have long since disappeared from the calendar

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 05:30

Dominic Cummings is an arrogant, out-of-touch fool who should have apologised to the country and handed in his resignation to the Prime Minister by 10am on Saturday morning.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Over the last week or so, something has definitely shifted in the national approach to coronavirus, life, and the determination to look beyond the current crisis towards whatever we are going to eventually come to accept as the “new normal.”

Thursday, May 14, 2020

I am a naturally cautious person – and right now I am very concerned about what the subtle changes to lockdown introduced by the government this week will do to the country and to our ability to fight coronavirus, writes Paul Geater.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

We may still be in the grip of the lockdown and waiting for the Prime Minister to come up with his road map out of the strictest elements of it, but there is no doubt that we are seeing subtle changes in the way it is applied.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

There can be few people whose lives or businesses have not been seriously impacted by the extraordinary – and tragic – times that we are currently living through.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

This week’s comments about pubs and restaurants possibly being shut until Christmas as a result of the lockdown seems to have been greeted by shock and horror by many people – however I’m not one of them.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Easter is supposed to be a time of hope. This year that really hasn’t been the case. Good news has been at a premium. The Prime Minister’s return to Chequers after leaving hospital has been a rare piece of good news among the gloom.

Business

Yesterday, 20:42

Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket successfully launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida this evening - and clear skies mean you will be able to see it from Suffolk.

Yesterday, 18:15

An Ipswich-based ice cream company says it is looking forward to seeing smiling faces again as it prepares to return to the county next month following the Covid-19 lockdown.

Yesterday, 18:00

When will shops open again? Preparations are under way for many to welcome customers back from June 15, while some of those selling essential goods will reopen before then.

Yesterday, 12:24

A call for British labour to help with seasonal work on farms has met with an “overwhelmingly positive” response across Suffolk and Essex, farmers’ leaders say.

Yesterday, 19:00

How can you celebrate a birthday or special occasion in lockdown? Here are just some of the local options for celebration cakes, balloons, gifts and more.

Yesterday, 09:04

Childminders are being banned from picking up or dropping off children from some schools, it has emerged, which is another blow for a sector struggling during the coronavirus crisis.

Fri, 19:33

Businesses across Suffolk are preparing to reopen after Covid-19 lockdown restrictions were further loosened this week.