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There’s plenty to do on Easter Saturday for people heading to the seaside – with Felixstowe hosting a wide range of events, from live music to crafts, car boot to litter picks, record fairs to coffee mornings.


TV legend Steve McFadden swapped Albert Square for Ipswich on Thursday night to kick-start the Easter bank holiday weekend. Do you recognise anyone in our gallery of the night?

The criminals who have been put behind Suffolk bars this week have been sentenced to a total of more than 16 years in prison – find out why here.


Ipswich backpackers held at gunpoint and tiny kittens rescued by firefighters were two of our top stories this week - make sure you have read our top five here.


Lunar fanatics experienced an early Easter treat last night with April’s full moon gracing the skies of Suffolk and Essex.


The Elmer’s Big Parade launches on June 15 with 55 elephants, as well as 85 junior Elmers, painted in a variety of colourful designs and themes hidden around the town.

Ipswich Town

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Ipswich Town youngster Idris El Mizouni will have learnt from a tough full debut, says team-mate Alan Judge.

Yesterday, 18:18

Ipswich Town suffered their heaviest defeat of a miserable campaign this afternoon – 4-0 at Preston North End. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Yesterday, 18:17

Ipswich Town were beaten 4-0 at Preston North End this afternoon. Andy Warren hands out his player grades.

Yesterday, 18:05

Paul Lambert admitted his side’s performance in the 4-0 loss to Preston was the worst since he arrived at the club.

Yesterday, 17:32

Ipswich Town fans have taken to social media to react to this afternoon’s 4-0 humbling at Preston North End, their worst defeat of an abysmal season.

Yesterday, 16:54

Andy Warren hands out his player ratings following Ipswich Town’s 4-0 defeat at Preston.

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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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TV legend Steve McFadden swapped Albert Square for Ipswich on Thursday night to kick-start the Easter bank holiday weekend. Do you recognise anyone in our gallery of the night?


Actor and Shakespeare aficinado Brian Ralph talks about his life-long love of The Bard and why Shakespeare remains Britain’s greatest wordsmith

Shakespeare is synonymous with Stratford Upon Avon and The Globe theatre but as an actor he was frequently on tour and research has unearthed records of his visits to Suffolk

Yesterday, 16:00

With The Golden Dragon at Cardinal Park now closed those hunting out a good value Chinese meal will have to look further afield - but where should you go for an all-you-can-eat experience in Suffolk?


Ed Sheeran has lent his support to a Suffolk charity after being inspired by the girl behind it.

Yesterday, 14:51

Two of Suffolk’s top chefs will be battling it out to win top awards in a national competition.

Thu, 20:00

A zoo in Essex is celebrating the birth of two adorable red river hog piglets.


Yesterday, 19:30

Mike Bacon takes a look back at an incredible weekend of sport, locally and nationally

Yesterday, 14:29

Leiston head to Staffordshire to play Tamworth in the Evo-Stik Southern Central Premier Division tomorrow, kick-off 3pm, writes Craig Cooper.

Yesterday, 10:27

Mike Bacon reflects on Ipswich Witches’ fine 52-38 win over Belle Vue Aces at Foxhall Stadium.

Yesterday, 09:22

The East Anglian Premier League starts tomorrow. Carl Marston gives the low-down on our region’s five top clubs, Sudbury, Frinton-on-Sea, Bury St Edmunds, Mildenhall and Copdock & OI

Thu, 14:51

Higham racecourse stage the final meeting of their season on Saturday with the traditional Essex and Suffolk fixture, which normally attracts a bumper attendance.

Thu, 13:57

Adrian Pettitt of the Stowmarket and District CC won his own club’s 20 mile Debenham time trial by the smallest of margins, beating David Crisp of Colchester club 3T Racing by just one second.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 17:29

Investments and movies can make you feel good, says Peter Sharkey

Wed, 11:00

Not everyone believes that William Shakespeare wrote the plays attributed to him and here are some of the reasons why.

Tue, 13:12

I often find local election campaigns very frustrating because far too many politicians see them as glorified opinion polls on the performance of national government rather than a chance for voters to have a say on how local services are run.

Tue, 11:00

The latest celebrity dancer to sashay off with a professional dance partner is Stacey Dooley, according to reports. We consider whether there is a hex on Strictly Come Dancing.

Mon, 10:04

Lynne rather fancies herself as a cleaning guru... check out her top tips here and feel free to ignore them

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Throughout the early spring, scores of people patrol our country roads to help toads and other amphibians across the road, so that the creatures can live and breed in peace.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

It’s been a very long time since I’ve approached the start of a political campaign with quite as much foreboding as I feel about the start of the 2019 local election contest.


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Trading Standards are urging the public to stop using a number of products as they do not pass safety regulations.

It’s the business travel firm you’ve never heard. CAROLINE CULOT spoke to Adam Knights, MD at ATPI.

Yesterday, 19:00

There has been a rush of new homes coming to the market in Suffolk in recent weeks and house builder Bennett Homes is now adding their latest project to the list after completing 30 properties at Church Meadow, in Sproughton.

Yesterday, 07:30

The long-awaited Ipswich Winerack development is on track for completion at the end of the year, say the developers as the prepare to open their first show apartment.

Thu, 17:03

Staff at Anglian Home Improvements have been warned their jobs could be at risk as the company looks to close an Ipswich call centre - less than a year after it opened.

Thu, 05:30

The last sailing barge built in Ipswich is back in her home port more than a century after first taking to the water.

Wed, 22:19

Dangerous, fake vodka is being removed from the shelves of corner shops in Colchester after trading standards officers warned it could make consumers sick.