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A family has voiced its anger after their beloved rescue cat was shot on an Ipswich estate.

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Within 10 minutes of us riding along with Suffolk police as part of their campaign to stop motorists using phones at the wheel, Pc Jake Lees had spotted a driver on their mobile in Ipswich.

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It’s back to the classroom as we take a look back at Halifax school in 1977.

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A burglar who stole more than £3,000 during a “campaign” of break-ins at shops and charities in Southwold and Woodbridge has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

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A body positivity campaigner and ambassador for this year’s Great East Swim has shared her story of self-acceptance after suffering fourth degree burns in a horrific childhood accident.


Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection to the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy at Christchurch Park in Ipswich.

A controversial expansion to plans to turn a historic house into 14 flats has been approved - despite concerns it could “destroy” a quiet corner of Christchurch Park.

Ipswich Town


Liam Manning is a former Ipswich Town youth team player and academy coach who is heading for New York City FC via West Ham United. Andy Warren spoke to him ahead of his big move.


Former Ipswich Town striker Shefki Kuqi has again stated his desire to manage the Blues one day.


We bring you another instalment of our new feature putting you, the Ipswich Town fans, in front of the camera and letting you tell everyone about your Blues memories and fan stories.


Flynn Downes has admitted he is still getting used to playing in a more advanced midfield role, but is enjoying the opportunity to get forward and help out in attack.


Ipswich Town have gained 400 new season ticket holders on the opening day of sales.


Ipswich Town captain Luke Chambers believes the club has the makings of a good squad next season as young players progress and last summer’s signings fully find their feet at Portman Road.

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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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Review: Tom Paxton and The DonJuans, The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, April 22

Stunning boilersuits and heritage workwear brands will be put through their paces at this year’s Suffolk Show as top East Anglian clothing brands unveil their latest offerings.

Ex-armed forces vehicles and modified 4x4s will be taking Suffolk Show visitors on an action-packed drive to raise funds for charity.

Yesterday, 13:37

Can you spot yourself enjoying the Bank Holiday Weekend on the Waterfront?

Yesterday, 12:58

It’s one of the burning topics of the day - who should replace Dame Darcey Bussell on the Strictly Come Dancing judging panel... the list of possibles just keeps getting bigger

Mon, 14:54

Partygoers celebrated the Easter weekend in style by letting their hair down at Yates in Ipswich. Were you there joining in the fun?

Mon, 09:10

Mid Suffolk Light Railway has gone full steam ahead for its special Easter event as hundreds of train enthusiasts have used the good weather to enjoy their passion.



In this week’s column, Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King reflects on a very busy Easter period, a bit of darts and a tapes exclusion!

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares a story of how hew and a group of Ipswich tennis players were part of sporting history this week.

Felixstowe and Walton approach their final league game of the season away to Romford FC hoping to finish with a win, writes Barry Grossmith.


Strong words at half-time led to Walsham-le-Willows lifting this season’s Days Sports Suffolk Senior Reserve Cup, writes Nick Garnham.


Ipswich Witches’ Aussie youngster, Cameron Heeps, says he is reaping the rewards of a punishing winter schedule.


The Hambro Cup and Tolly Cobbold Cup first round ties will be played on Sunday.


Copdock & Old Ipswichian skipper, Chris Swallow, was delighted with the way that his side started their 2019 campaign, in the East Anglian Premier League, with a 51-run win over former champions Swardeston on Saturday.

Star Lifestyle

A new report shows that many of us don’t have secure passwords online. If yours is Liverpool or 123456, you might want to think again.

Yesterday, 12:58

It’s one of the burning topics of the day - who should replace Dame Darcey Bussell on the Strictly Come Dancing judging panel... the list of possibles just keeps getting bigger

Mon, 16:00

Keeping three grandsons entertained, fed, clean and happy is more of a hurricane than a breeze...

Thursday, April 18, 2019

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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.



Shoppers at the Ipswich branch of Waitrose and John Lewis At Home could risk racking up parking fines for lingering on site if an application for ANPR cameras is given the thumbs up by council officers.


The East of England Co-op has reported a 33% rise in underlying trading profits to £5.6m during the year it celebrated its 150th anniversary.


A charity has opened a new free bookshop in Ipswich town centre, to help promote literacy and love of reading,

High Street retailer Primark, which has stores across East Anglia, has announced a surge in half-year profits as shoppers continue to indulge in fast fashion.


A new scheme designed to boost the knowledge of the region’s business advisers and in turn help bolster the local economy has been launched.

Yesterday, 14:10

Are you looking for a pub to run? If so, a popular venue in Ipswich is holding an open day tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24, to find new tenants.

Why is this firm one of the region’s ‘Best Employers?’ CAROLINE CULOT spoke to Felicity French at Aramar Solutions Ltd which uses analytics to help other businesses improve their performance.