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Yesterday, 19:00

Former Kesgrave High School pupil Maria Louis - daughter of former Ipswich Witches speedway champion John Louis - has landed a role as Shelley on BBC's Eastenders.

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Yesterday, 19:00

Unseen video from the gig often described as the launchpad for Ed Sheeran's meteoric rise to fame - at The Swan pub, Ipswich, in November 2010 - has emerged for the first time.

Yesterday, 15:46

A Suffolk teenager has been found guilty of murdering a 32-year-old man who was fatally stabbed in an alleyway in Ipswich.

Yesterday, 20:00

The autumn is one of the busiest and most important times of year for cinema releases with studios looking for awards-season hits as well as family-friendly blockbusters. Here's what's in store for the rest of the year

Yesterday, 18:54

A police chief has condemned the 'dangerous individual' found guilty of stabbing Daniel Saunders to death in Ipswich last year.

Yesterday, 18:17

A single car crash on the A14 near Nacton on the eastbound carriageway is causing long delays.

Yesterday, 17:54

Concern is growing for a 70-year-old man who has gone missing from his home in Suffolk.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 17:00

Late goals, great atmosphere, a club united once more. It's not all 100% rosy in the Ipswich Town garden, but things are heading in the right direction. MIKE BACON takes a look.

Yesterday, 13:30

Kayden Jackson was the hero as Ipswich Town beat AFC Wimbledon in dramatic fashion, deep into injury time last night - and you can watch his winer here.

Yesterday, 12:25

Ipswich Town snatched a thrilling late win over AFC Wimbledon last night - here's a taste of the sights, sounds and fan reaction from the game in our latest #Gameday video.

Yesterday, 09:00

Kayden Jackson hopes his dramatic winner against AFC Wimbledon will be the first of many this season but the striker is happy to 'go about his business quietly'.

Yesterday, 05:41

Kayden Jackson scored deep into stoppage-time to secure Ipswich Town a 2-1 win against AFC Wimbledon at Portman Road. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Tue, 23:27

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert hasn't ruled out making more additions after the club signed Kane Vincent-Young, Anthony Georgiou and Will Keane this week.

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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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Yesterday, 19:00

Former Kesgrave High School pupil Maria Louis - daughter of former Ipswich Witches speedway champion John Louis - has landed a role as Shelley on BBC's Eastenders.

Yesterday, 20:00

The autumn is one of the busiest and most important times of year for cinema releases with studios looking for awards-season hits as well as family-friendly blockbusters. Here's what's in store for the rest of the year

Yesterday, 18:27

The Maui Waui Festival is one of Suffolk's most diverse and intriguing weekend events. Mixing circus with a wide variety of music, it offers something for everyone: including families. We take a look at this year's line-up

Yesterday, 19:30

National Dog Day is coming up on bank holiday Monday, August 26. East Anglia is full of wonderful places to take your best friend for an outing. Here are 21 great spots to explore.

Tue, 17:00

About 500 extra car parking spaces have been made available in Ipswich town centre for music fans heading to Ed Sheeran's concerts at Chantry Park over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Yesterday, 13:18

Ever watched a time travelling episode of Doctor Who or one of Hollywood's historical epics and caught yourself thinking: "Wouldn't it have been great to see Boudica sack Colchester or witnessed a battle in medieval England?" then this weekend could provide you with the next best thing as Colchester Castle finds itself under seige as it stages two days of blood and mayhem as Roman, Viking and Medieval invaders look to storm the battlements.

Tue, 20:00

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran's journey to global stardom is explored in a new Made in Suffolk exhibition at Christchurch Mansion. We take a look at the vast array of memorablia on display

Sport

Yesterday, 16:47

Mixed Martial Arts continues to go from strength-to-strength in the region - so Mark Heath lists the top 15 fighters from the east and a few more besides to keep your eye on.

Yesterday, 15:18

In his weekly column, Ipswich Witches skipper DANNY KING takes a look at the Witches big meeting with Peterborough and looks back at an eventful Grand Prix.

Yesterday, 15:08

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares his concerns about the negative impact of social media on the mental health of the billions of people who use it every day.

Yesterday, 10:13

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he highlights five events beginning with the letter 'C' in five different counties

Tue, 12:50

As the speedway season comes down to the final month before the Premiership play-offs begin, MIKE BACON looks at the remaining fixtures and predicts who he thinks will make the top four.

Mon, 15:06

It will be a big night of non-league football tomorrow evening, not least in the Isthmian League North where clubs play their second games of the season, following the busy opening day on Saturday.

Star Lifestyle

Thursday, August 15, 2019

I've known for years that building a new road across the north of Ipswich was a divisive proposal - guaranteed to set town dwellers against their country cousins. I hadn't realised how much Blue-on-Blue anger it would spark!

Thursday, August 8, 2019

This week Liberal Democrats across Britain have their tails up after winning a famous victory in the by-election at Brecon and Radnorshire on the Welsh border.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Boris Johnson has now been Prime Minister for a week and it's already been a bit of a whirlwind as he travels around the country with the air of a Medieval Monarch offering gifts to all who cross his path.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

We're now just a month away from Ed Sheeran's concerts in Ipswich's Chantry Park - and it's clear they will be the highlight of the year for many people from Ipswich, Suffolk and wider afield.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Boris Johnson's confirmation as the new leader of the Conservative Party and from Wednesday lunchtime as Prime Minister may be the end of a political chapter - but it's unlikely to immediately usher in a new era of stability.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

New infrastructure projects seem to be the order of the day for councils and MPs in Suffolk and Essex at the moment - hopefully the current rash of pleas for support won't fall on deaf ears in government.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

I'm well aware this is a confession that some people will find strange - but not surprising if they've ever met me or read my articles. I like travelling by train.

Business

Yesterday, 19:00

Ipswich's independent Briarbank Brewery is gearing up for its sixth summer beer festival this weekend.

Yesterday, 16:18

A controversial move to delay final approval for Stansted Airport's passenger expansion plans has come under fire from the region's lucrative tourism industry.

Yesterday, 15:11

A recyclable glass and plastics food packaging firm is set to open a major new warehouse and manufacturing plant at Eye in north Suffolk, creating 50 jobs.

Yesterday, 15:04

A number of redundancies have been confirmed at the East of England's Ipswich distribution centre as the firm readies to shut down the site.

Yesterday, 13:26

Youngsters have visited BT's Adastral Park research centre for the chance to impress - and even grab an apprenticeship on the site.

Yesterday, 13:15

A rural Suffolk holiday centre with fishing lakes, Scandinavian-style lodges and a cottage is up for sale for £1.4m.

Yesterday, 12:15

Bosses have applauded the bold stance taken by Hoseasons chief executive Simon Altham after he said homophobic and racist customers were not welcome on his firm's holidays.