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Yesterday, 18:57

Engineers are still trying to move a train which was damaged after it struck a deer on the main line from London Liverpool Street to Norwich, blocking the line

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Yesterday, 23:49

Firefighters are fighting to save a thatched cottage in Suffolk after two people fled their burning historic home.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has said he is encouraged by plans to solve the town's Orwell Bridge closure problems - and is hopeful some solutions will be in place before next winter.

Yesterday, 20:05

An Ipswich drug dealer who was found in possession of £500 worth of cannabis has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Yesterday, 19:30

Half term a much looked-forward to treat for school kids, but a potential nightmare for cash-starved, time-poor parents. Here's a selection of timely half term treats which could take the strain out of school holidays.

Yesterday, 19:00

Two of Ipswich's biggest sporting events are returning to the Waterfront and Ipswich Town Football Club this summer - and runners are being encouraged to snap up their places as entries open for 2020.

Yesterday, 17:39

Raiders targeted the Marks and Spencer Foodhall at Martlesham Heath, stealing a "large quantity of cash".

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 17:00

In his latest look at happenings at Portman Road MIKE BACON hopes Town's young players stay at the club....

Yesterday, 16:42

A string of League One clubs have shown an interest in signing Ipswich Town defender Janoi Donacien, we understand.

Yesterday, 16:42

With the January transfer window now open, clubs up and down League One are busy working on deals. ANDY WARREN looks at business already done

Yesterday, 16:27

Joe White is delighted to be back in the Bury Town side, after a two-month absence with a knee injury, and he is looking to help wrap-up an Isthmian League North play-off berth over the next three months.

Yesterday, 15:57

Ipswich Town are facing a fine after several supporters spilled onto the pitch to celebrate Kayden Jackson's winning goal at Tranmere on Saturday.

Yesterday, 12:59

Ipswich Town striker James Norwood apparently had to break into his own car to make training this morning and avoid a 'big fine'.

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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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What's on

Yesterday, 13:43

The Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk exhibition has become a source of inspiration for 25 promising young artists at a community workshop led by Ed's portrait painter Colin Davidson.

Mon, 19:25

Suffolk-based comedian Griff Rhys Jones is back gallivanting around the country with his latest full-length stand-up show All Over The Place and the last date on the tour is very close to home, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds.

Mon, 18:58

The National Trust is marking its 125th birthday this month, but the celebrations are set to last all year. Here are some of the top sites in East Anglia to visit during 2020.

Mon, 16:55

Comedy superstar John Bishop is heading to the Ipswich Regent this autumn. The Scouse comedian has added a further 29 dates to his run of live gigs across the UK to introduce audiences to his brand-new show.

Mon, 11:30

These three little pigs are the latest arrivals at Colchester Zoo - and are settling in well to their new home.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Are you taking part in Veganuary? Or just looking to try something a bit different? Take a look at our roundup of seven places to try vegan sausage rolls in Suffolk, including Portman Road stadium and even West Suffolk Hospital.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Music from the Spice Girls and the Jersey Boys will be just some of the hits on offer when a popular Ipswich theatrical performance returns.

Sport

Yesterday, 15:15

Rising Essex star Leigh Mitchell will headline a spectacular Cage Warriors Academy South East 25 card in Colchester in March.

Yesterday, 12:31

Jahreau Shepherd will meet Quinten DeVreught for the welterweight title in the main event of Contenders 29 next month - the culmination of the biggest and best card in the promotion's history.

Yesterday, 11:37

Suffolk star Helen Davies confirmed that is she is in great shape for the new year, following a blistering personal best time at the Snetterton 10K race in Norfolk on Sunday.

Mon, 13:23

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON for a one-off special with AFC Sudbury manager Mark Morsley.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Bury Town boss, Ben Chenery, declared Saturday's convincing 4-1 home win over lowly Felixstowe & Walton United as a "really good win," following the recent defeats to Canvey Island, Heybridge Swifts and Aveley.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

BetVictor South Premier Central

Tamworth 1

Leiston 2

Glen Driver and Tony Kinsella led Leiston to an excellent 2-1 win against title chasing Tamworth on Saturday afternoon as they moved above Stratford Town into 18th position in the table, writes Craig Cooper.

Star Lifestyle

Thursday, January 16, 2020

As someone born in east Suffolk and who has lived in Ipswich for the last 33 years, I feel I have built up an understanding of the town and my fellow residents.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

MPs returned to Westminster this week, and we really are seeing business returning to something approaching normality in the political world.

Thursday, January 2, 2020

At the start of a new year (and decade) I can't resist taking a look ahead at local and national politics that awaits us - and I'm not convinced 2020 will be a total disaster for the country.

Thursday, December 26, 2019

We Brits love talking about the weather, so I suspect our stories that appeared on the same day at the end of last week will have raised a few wry smiles.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

A week after the 2019 General Election produced a Conservative landslide in the House of Commons, all the parties are now having to work out where this result leaves them.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

On general election day I really don't feel it is my place to give any views on how the campaign has gone, there will be plenty of that over the next few days. All I will say is to urge people to get out and vote.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

When Yougov published the results of its "mega" MRP poll last week showing that the Conservatives were on course to win a 68-seat majority in the 2019 General Election, I found their findings credible.

Business

Yesterday, 07:00

An Ipswich restaurant specialising in Indian and Nepalese cuisine has re-opened - following a challenging few years.

Mon, 19:00

National pub company JD Wetherspoon has submitted a sixth set of plans for a new venue in Felixstowe - and is confident that it has at last found a design which will be acceptable.

Mon, 16:37

Campaigners seeking to stop plans to expand Stansted airport are pinning their hopes on a council meeting on Friday, January 24.

Mon, 07:08

Back in 2002, Paul Magnus was proudly celebrating the opening of a new 100,000 sq ft warehouse and distribution centre for Magnus Group - the logistics operation he founded - at Great Blakenham, near Ipswich.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

A young family say they are raring to go after taking over the popular Kesgrave Kitchen.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

A multi-award-winning Suffolk pub has been given the go-ahead to expand - despite some concerns that the project would be an overdevelopment and increase traffic on village roads.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

The replica Noah's Ark at Ipswich waterfront has opened its doors to business events in the hope of raising awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.