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A brave Ipswich toddler battling stage four cancer has been visited by the mother of Bradley Lowery - who helped to launch the Suffolk family's campaign for life-saving treatment.

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Central Suffolk and North Ipswich has long been called a strange mixture of a constituency 60% of its population is effectively in the county town while 40% is in a very rural area.


An Ipswich lollipop man who was given a suspended prison sentence for secretly filming a member of staff in a school's disabled toilets with a mobile phone is due to appear in court later this month for allegedly breaching the order.


Labour has promised free full-fibre internet to every home and business by 2030. Could the plan bring an end to the East of England's painfully slow broadband speeds?


An Ipswich man has been jailed after being caught driving while disqualified for the third time this year.


A man accused of raping a woman in an Ipswich car park has claimed she was a willing participant in what took place.


The investigation into the unexplained death of a baby in Ipswich continues as police release a woman questioned in connection with the incident.

Ipswich Town

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In his weekly column, MIKE BACON wonders if these games in hand are good news or not for the Super Blues. But why worry for goodness sake?


The Ipswich Town squad have been boosted by the sight of forward Freddie Sears back on the training pitch.


Brett McGavin did his future prospects no harm at all after he impressed the Ipswich Town coaches during his debut at Colchester last week.


Mark Heath, Andy Warren and Producer Ross are back with another episode of the Kings of Anglia podcast.


Ipswich Town take on Lincoln City in their FA Cup replay tomorrow night. ANDY WARREN looks ahead to their first return since a humbling in January 2017.

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In his latest column, Karl Fuller grades Town's performance so far this season - and asks 'should alarm bells be ringing?'

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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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What's on

Pantomime fun returns to the Quay Theatre this Christmas as Sudbury Dramatic Society stages Sleeping Beauty.

National Trust Ickworth will be launching a brand-new sound and light-based experience this winter within the historic grounds of the Italianate Garden and Victorian Stumpery.

Yesterday, 19:03

Latitude is a major part of the UK's festival season and an important corner-piece of Suffolk's cultural jigsaw. After a successful event this summer headlined by George Ezra, Stereophonics and Lana Del Rey, as well as wonderful assortment of leading comedy, theatre, dance and arts names, Latitude organisers are all ready planning next year's festival which will be held on July 16-21 2020.

Yesterday, 16:30

It is the moment that Frozen fans across Ipswich have been waiting for, this weekend Elsa and Anna will return to cinema screens in the much anticipated Disney sequel Frozen II .

Yesterday, 12:22

Pop sensations JLS broke a lot of hearts when they disbanded and went their different ways in 2013. Now news has been dropped onto internet fan sites that the band are in the process of reforming and that a reunion tour will be hitting the road in 2020.

Yesterday, 15:15

Documentary filmmaker, author, TV presenter and current Strictly Come Dancing champion Stacey Dooley is embarking on a 10-date tour across the UK next year with a stop pencilled in for an intimate chat with the people of Bury St Edmunds.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

The genre-bending age gap drama landed on our screens on November 12…and we've already binged our way through all six episodes.



Cage Warriors 111 at the 02 Arena on Friday could be the biggest night in East Anglian MMA history, with four of our fighters in action, including two in world title fights. Mark Heath tells their stories...


Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he heads to Luton Wardown and compiles a top seven warmongering parkruns

Yesterday, 15:26

Leiston might be rock bottom of the league, a place they have been stuck in for virtually the whole of the season so far, but new boss Glen Driver is adamant that relegation can be avoided.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Danny Rock followed up his scintillating run at the Amsterdam Marathon with a victory at the annual Hadleigh 10-mile road race this morning.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Ipswich will race in a seven-team Premiership, with Sheffield Tigers making the move up and Poole Pirates dropping down to the second tier.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

General elections are nothing if they not major media events - and the way the parties are playing news organisations has always been a feature of how democracy works in this country.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

A week on from the confirmation that the 2019 General Election will be held on December 12, we've been undergoing the traditional "phoney war" as parliamentary business is polished off and former MPs return to their constituencies.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

So we've finally got a decision and we are going for a General Election on December 12 - the first case of Jingle Polls since the 1920s!

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Over recent weeks, I've tried to keep this column as Brexit-free as possible - but there really is only one political show in town at the moment and I'm starting to think the issue could have a serious impact on Suffolk politics.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

When they first hit the headlines by protesting in London and other cities across the world a few months ago, I had considerable sympathy for the Extinction Rebellion protesters and their cause.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Anyone who has seen my column over the last couple of years will know of my concerns about the violent language that is increasingly being used in political debates in this country.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Ipswich's new-look Cornhill has certainly proved to be a significant meeting place this month with three major protests taking place - or at least gathering there.


A £6m turnover Ipswich recruitment firm hit by bad debt, tax bills and a court bill, coupled with declining turnover and profit, has gone into liquidation.

Labour's ambitious plan to roll out free, universal full-fibre broadband across the country has come under fire from an alternative network provider.

Holden Timber Engineering, which makes roof trusses for the house building industry, has moved to a £1.5m purpose-built factory at Claydon.

Yesterday, 19:30

It was a tight squeeze for Fred. Olsen's Braemar as it made history by becoming the largest ship to navigate the Corinth Canal.

Yesterday, 18:20

Baking is back in fashion, Now cake maker Rachel Halls is aiming to delight the taste buds with her second shop.

Grant funding for independent businesses in Ipswich town centre is being made available in a bid to encourage more people to use the high street.

Yesterday, 15:59

Plans to install a new £59m new baggage handling system - capable of speeding Stansted airport passengers' luggage from check-in to loading in six minutes - have passed a major milestone.