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Ever wondered what it takes to be a world-class dancer? Now's your opportunity to find out because Suffolk-based Royal Ballet Principal Character Artist and Ballet Master Gary Avis MBE will be sharing the secrets of his success with author, broadcaster and former Anglia TV star Christine Webber at special 'in conversation' event at DanceEast.

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Ipswich's first B&M Garden Centre and store is due to open in the former Homebase superstore at Warren Heath on Saturday morning.

All rail lines are now open following a vehicle colliding with a railway bridge in Needham Market.


A Suffolk youngster is set to take on the world after being selected to represent England in an international karate competition next month.


Plans for two blocks of flats and the redevelopment of the former Defiance pub site in Ipswich are set to be approved.


Ipswich Borough Council is set to give the green light to its new taxi licencing policy - which would set a maximum age on vehicles to combat harmful emissions.

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Ipswich Town are back in action at MK Dons this evening. Andy Warren looks ahead to the action.

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Ipswich Town face MK Dons, at Stadium MK, in a League One clash tomorrow evening (7.45pm). STUART WATSON takes a closer look at the Dons.

Yesterday, 15:21

Will Keane says he is fit and ready to start games for Ipswich Town and believes he could form an attacking front three alongside James Norwood and Kayden Jackson.

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Town fan Karl Fuller reflects on Town's draw with Doncaster... A point gained or two dropped?

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Ipswich Town's unbeaten start to life in League One continued with a goalless home draw against Doncaster Rovers on Saturday. TERRY HUNT gives his thoughts.

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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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23 minutes ago

Ever wondered what it takes to be a world-class dancer? Now's your opportunity to find out because Suffolk-based Royal Ballet Principal Character Artist and Ballet Master Gary Avis MBE will be sharing the secrets of his success with author, broadcaster and former Anglia TV star Christine Webber at special 'in conversation' event at DanceEast.


Stunning images of a blue tit have won a photographer from Orford a prestigious British Wildlife Photography Award.

Yesterday, 14:29

Filming has begun for the Hollywood blockbuster movie The Dig - a Netflix movie starring Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes based on the world famous discovery of the Saxon burial ship at Sutton Hoo.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Andrew Davies has had a long career turning classic literature into dynamic television. Now, with his new series Sanditon, he is getting the opportunity to finish a story by Jane Austen

Friday, September 13, 2019

A dad-of-two left with an amputated leg after a botched operation has gone head-to-head with the Eggheads alongside his wife and volunteers from the pair's Suffolk-based charity.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Review: One Man, Two Guvnors, by Richard Bean, New Wolsey Theatre, until September 28

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Staff at a popular Suffolk gastropub are celebrating after it won a place in The Good Food Guide for the first time - less than a year after reopening.


Yesterday, 18:37

Stuart Boardley has resigned as first-team boss of Leiston.

Friday, September 13, 2019

In his latest cricket column, Don Topley reveals his reasons why England lost the Ashes, suggests who will be their new head coach and bids farewell to three icons of the game..

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Colchester rider Cam Hurst led the Bloodwise/QSW team to a double win at the Amis Velo cyclo-cross, taking the Senior Men's race himself while new Bloodwise recruit Max Bolton was top Junior - Junior being the 16/17 year-old category, writes Fergus Muir.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses the unlikely US Open victory of teenager Bianca Andreescu, and how he can use that to inspire the talented youngsters he coaches in Ipswich.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

This month Katy Sandalls discusses the growing attendances in women's football and how important it is that the buzz continues.

Star Lifestyle

Thursday, September 12, 2019

I've always had a fairly benign view of local councillors - I'm sure that the vast majority put themselves up for election to make life better (as they see it) for their local communities.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Trying to find a topical subject for a political column this week has been a total nightmare - no sooner has one issue blown up than the next thing you know it is trumped by something else even more unlikely.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The debate over the Ipswich northern bypass - or Northern Route as councillors like to call it - sometimes looks like a gift that keeps on giving for political journalists like myself.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Surely there is no one left who doesn't understand that high street retailing is facing a crisis - under pressure from the growth of online shopping, the migration of stores to retail parks, and a new squeeze on consumers.

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.


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An Ipswich-based waste firm says it has "great plans" for the future after celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Yesterday, 13:01

A Suffolk pub which closed five months ago after the company running it collapsed is set to reopen under new management.

Yesterday, 09:38

Freight forwarders Omni Freight Services, has introduced a new service providing clients with shipping to Libya from Felixstowe port.

Yesterday, 18:59

The owners of a new space which combines a cafe, coffee shop and bakery are offering a traditional eatery after noticing similar outlets have "become a bit lost" in the town.

Yesterday, 18:00

The Pink Shed Salon in Brantham - created from a former cow shed - has scooped five national awards.

Yesterday, 17:19

Renovation work on a Suffolk pier that has seen better days is set to start soon - thanks to a European Union (EU) grant.

Yesterday, 14:58

Organisations in Suffolk and Norfolk are working to help people with physical and learning disabilities into work.