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A man who burgled two convenience stores before leading the police on a high-speed chase through the centre of Ipswich has been sentenced to four years in prison.

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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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Coronavirus News

For grieving daughter Lisa Hovell, the coronavirus crisis in care homes seems far from over.

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Four more people have died with coronavirus in hospitals throughout Suffolk and north Essex.

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Don’t expect to be back in the dentist’s chair on Monday week - that was the blunt warning from local surgeries after the government announced dental services could restart from June 8.

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Budget fashion chain Primark has revealed how its stores will operate as they prepare to reopen for business following the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Glasswells is reopening its Suffolk stores after a 10-week closure due to Covid-19.

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Over 250 lockdown fines have been issued in Suffolk since the end of March, according to new data.

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What's on

Actors, muscicians, photographers and designers are joining forces for 30:thirty, Suffolk’s new digital festival

Yesterday, 20:16

Farmers’ markets play an important role in our economy and community cohesion. As lockdown eases we take a look at when local markets will be open to supply fresh produce to customers

Yesterday, 19:53

Comedy musician Jon Courtenay, who wowed the judges in Britain’s Got Talent, has told of his fond memories of growing up near Ipswich - and how he hopes to revisit once lockdown ends.

Yesterday, 06:05

If this had been any normal May, farmer Bruce Kerr would have been making daily visits to the bustling home of the Suffolk Show on the outskirts of Ipswich.

Yesterday, 05:32

It’s not every day you get to meet the most famous woman of her era.

Wed, 18:47

The highly successful Felixstowe Book Festival was on the verge of cancellation because of Coronavirus but technology has come to its rescue and the event has now moved online, complete with guests. Here is the running order for the weekend

Saturday, May 23, 2020

A talented young singer from Bury St Edmunds has received a standing ovation from the Britain’s Got Talent celebrity judges and the audience.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:27

The date and location may have changed, but Suffolk heavyweight Fabio Wardley insists the result will remain the same when he finally squares off with Simon Vallily for the English title in July.

Wed, 13:02

Three-time world speedway champ JASON CRUMP hopes to return to the UK to ride for the Ipswich Witches in 2020. He told Mike Bacon the British scene still has much to offer, when racing restarts

Monday, May 4, 2020

Organisers of the UCI Women’s Tour cycling race have said the event will next be held in June next year after the Covid-19 outbreak forced plans for the 2020 event to be scrapped.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

With London Marathon cancelled this weekend, 7 Suffolk readers who were due to take part share their alternative plans for Sunday.

Friday, April 24, 2020

With all competitive road running put on hold for the foreseeable future, due to COVID-19, Carl Marston recalls some more popular races that have long since disappeared from the calendar

Friday, April 17, 2020

With all competitive road running put on hold for the foreseeable future, due to COVID-19, Carl Marston recalls some more popular races that have long since disappeared from the calendar

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Test your knowledge with speedway quiz #4

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 05:30

Dominic Cummings is an arrogant, out-of-touch fool who should have apologised to the country and handed in his resignation to the Prime Minister by 10am on Saturday morning.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Over the last week or so, something has definitely shifted in the national approach to coronavirus, life, and the determination to look beyond the current crisis towards whatever we are going to eventually come to accept as the “new normal.”

Thursday, May 14, 2020

I am a naturally cautious person – and right now I am very concerned about what the subtle changes to lockdown introduced by the government this week will do to the country and to our ability to fight coronavirus, writes Paul Geater.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

We may still be in the grip of the lockdown and waiting for the Prime Minister to come up with his road map out of the strictest elements of it, but there is no doubt that we are seeing subtle changes in the way it is applied.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

There can be few people whose lives or businesses have not been seriously impacted by the extraordinary – and tragic – times that we are currently living through.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

This week’s comments about pubs and restaurants possibly being shut until Christmas as a result of the lockdown seems to have been greeted by shock and horror by many people – however I’m not one of them.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Easter is supposed to be a time of hope. This year that really hasn’t been the case. Good news has been at a premium. The Prime Minister’s return to Chequers after leaving hospital has been a rare piece of good news among the gloom.

Business

Budget fashion chain Primark has revealed how its stores will operate as they prepare to reopen for business following the Covid-19 lockdown.

Glasswells is reopening its Suffolk stores after a 10-week closure due to Covid-19.

Thousands of airport jobs in East Anglia could be swept away unless the government takes urgent action, a union has warned.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

Yesterday, 10:44

Cineworld cinemas across Suffolk could start showing films again as soon as July, as Britain slowly comes out of lockdown.

A major food firm is seeking more frontline production staff as it ramps up production to meet “unprecedented” demand.

Yesterday, 16:36

Union bosses have put their weight behind plans for a new nuclear power station in Suffolk.