More than 100 students at schools across Suffolk are currently self-isolating after a number of pupils or staff tested positive for coronavirus.

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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.

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Coronavirus News

Ipswich therapist Helena Lyons explains the benefits of Sophrology – and how it’s helped her in a Covid-19 world.

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The UK could be facing 50,000 new Covid-19 cases a day by mid October - and 200 deaths a day by mid November, the government has warned.

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A number of students at Farlingaye High School are self-isolating after a pupil tested positive for coronavirus.

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More than £43million is the anticipated financial hit facing a Suffolk authority as a result of coronavirus this year – though Government grants have made up for most of that.

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New data shows that recorded coronavirus infection rates in Suffolk are continuing to drop.

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Ipswich market traders and shoppers have expressed fear at the potential of a second lockdown - with concerns it would have a ‘devastating’ impact on businesses and the economy.

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Yesterday, 19:30

Everything you need to know about Osea - location for Sky’s The Third Day.

Yesterday, 10:59

One of this century’s most successful British bands is set to play at Thetford Forest in 2021.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Hopeless romantic Dawn Woolard from Ipswich is set to appear on First Dates this month - her second attempt at finding love on a TV show.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Nature’s beauty is a great comfort in these uncertain times, and, as always, autumn will bring a blaze of colour to East Anglia. Here are 23 places to see the season at its most glorious.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

The New Wolsey Theatre has launched a series of workshops with young people to make use of the empty stage and resources while the theatre stays closed to performances during the coronavirus pandemic.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Lucky students from a Suffolk college met the famed host of the Antiques Roadshow when it came to Christchurch Park last week, with backstage passes to see the magic in action.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

A popular Ipswich cocktail bar will play host to the annual Suffolk Fashion Show as it moves online for the first time due to coronavirus.


Saturday, September 19, 2020

The Isthmian League and Southern League kicked off their new seasons this afternoon, with Suffolk’s leading clubs Leiston, Needham Market, Lowestoft, Bury, Sudbury and Felixstowe & Walton United all in action.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Explore the county’s stunning countryside... on your bike.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

League action commences for our Step 3 and 4 clubs this weekend, as well as the FA Vase getting underway. Lots of big games. MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON cast their eyes over them.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Ipswich Sunday side Kitchener Taverners continue to rattle up the stats.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Three-time British champion Chris Harris has announced he will ride in the British Final at Ipswich next weekend.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Needham Market and Lowestoft Town will contest the Suffolk Premier Cup Final, after the Marketmen beat local rivals Stowmarket Town 4-1 and the Trawler Boys secured a 2-0 win over Bury Town, both semi-finals played last night.

Monday, September 14, 2020

When Cornard United defender Dave Dowding picked up his man-of-the-match award for an outstanding performance against Sheringham in the Thurlow Nunn League on Saturday, he made a speech to remember.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

It is a feature of the world we live in today that opinions (amplified by social media) have become more entrenched, in many cases more extreme, and that far too often what should be a rational debate can end up as a rather unpleasant name-calling exercise.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

This is a column that has changed radically in my head from when I first thought: “What should I write about this week?” on Sunday afternoon.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Anyone who has heard, or read, what Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has been saying over the last few months will not have been surprised at his broadside at the BBC over the weekend.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Last week Ipswich Central chairman Terry Baxter sent a letter to major employers asking them to get as many staff as possible back to work in their town centre offices and other premises in a bid to boost business in the heart of the town.

Monday, August 24, 2020

Back in mid-March when lockdown was brought in, one of the most seriously-affected industries was public transport.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Everyone likes to go away on holiday – and most want their week or fortnight away from home to be as stressless, relaxing, and enjoyable as possible.

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Will the government’s proposed changes to planning law suddenly allow millions of much-needed new homes across the country to be built?



Pubs, bars and restaurants in England will be forced to close by 10pm from Thursday, Boris Johnson is set to announce.

More than 30 Suffolk business and education leaders have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging the government to recognise the “urgency” of approving the Sizewell C project.

Yesterday, 17:04

The boss of a Suffolk gastropub has accused the government of using the hospitality industry as a scapegoat, after Matt Hancock did not rule out closing England’s pubs this weekend.

Yesterday, 11:39

A private jet maintenance firm owned by a billionaire Nigerian prince is refusing to pay former staff hundreds of thousands of pounds in court-ordered redundancy payouts, it is alleged.

Yesterday, 00:01

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit would be “the final nail in the coffin” for many manufacturers in the East of England already struggling to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the sector has warned.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

‘One of the best houses in Suffolk’ is on the market and it has its own classically inspired folly plus a private airstrip.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Business leaders from across the county have backed this newspaper’s calls to ‘Leave Suffolk out of it’ – with one boss saying a second lockdown could mean thousands of job losses.