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Serious crime involving knives has increased by almost half in Suffolk since an Ipswich teenager was stabbed to death last June - leading campaigners to suggest 'nothing has changed'.

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A road is blocked in Saxmundham following a two car crash involving an Audi.

Iconic artist Egon Schiele perfected a stark, dramatic look to his works which also included a compelling erotic under-current. DanceEast hosts a premiere which brings Schiele's world to life

Crime levels in Essex have been described as "worrying" and "very concerning" as new figures reveal stalking and harassment have risen by nearly 70% in the past year and drug-related offences are up 40%.

Police in Suffolk are reminding drivers of the crashes which need to be reported to them ahead of a predicted rise in accidents involving deer.

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Times are tough on the nation's high streets - but one independent Ipswich food shop has defied the years to celebrate a quarter of century of catering to the area's sausage fans.

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Punters in the east Suffolk village of Little Bealings have come together to raise a huge amount of money in an attempt to save their local - and now you have the chance to get involved.

Ipswich Town

18:56

Football writer Carl Marston has visited 120 Football League grounds, many of them reporting on Ipswich Town. Here he spotlight's Crown Ground, the home of Accrington Stanley

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Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has insisted winger Anthony Georgiou still has an important role to play at Portman Road.

Following an international break, League One table-toppers Ipswich Town take on Accrington Stanley, at the Wham Stadium, for a Sky televised game this Sunday lunchtime (12pm ko).

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This week we are analysing Ipswich Town's start to the League One season which sees them top the table at the quarter mark. Next up ANDY WARREN looks at the opportunities ahead for the Blues.

Yesterday, 19:00

It comes around a little too quick but the international break does give us time to ponder, dissect - and even carry out a SWOT analysis of the season so far, writes Dave Gooderham.

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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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Iconic artist Egon Schiele perfected a stark, dramatic look to his works which also included a compelling erotic under-current. DanceEast hosts a premiere which brings Schiele's world to life

Suffolk has a long association with the Saxons and this weekend Stonham Barns is staging a living history event which will allow visitors to get up and close and personal with these larger-than-life raiders

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Youngsters can swim for free at several Suffolk leisure centres over the October half term and Christmas holidays.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sausage fans got to take sample some unusual new flavours at the annual Framlingham sausage festival today.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

There's the Millennium Green, shops with character, and plenty more. Have we missed your favourite things?

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran joins Adele and the late Amy Winehouse in a list of artists who have sold more albums than any others in the 21st century thus far.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Superstar Ed Sheeran has appeared in a video shared by the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, on social media - hinting at a collaboration between the two for World Mental Health Day.

Sport

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MIKE BACON reflects on an exciting 2019 for Ipswich Witches and pinpoints 5 things we have learned

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PLAY-OFF FINAL SECOND LEG

Swindon Robins 62 Ipswich Witches 27 Agg: 111-68

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Ipswich Witches were well-beaten at the Abbey Stadium this evening as Swindon Robins claimed the Premiership title.

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One of the biggest mixed martial events of the year in this region will be held in Colchester this Saturday. Mark Heath previews a mouth-watering night of fight action at Cage Warriors Academy South East 24.

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Orwell Velo member Matt Day took the East District Hill Climb Championship with a 46 second ascent of the short, sharp Semer Hill near Hadleigh, writes Fergus Muir.

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Ipswich Witches ace Richard Lawson says his side are going to Swindon with 'nothing to lose' and everything to gain.

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It's top versus bottom in the SIL senior division this weekend, as champions Cranes entertain lowly Westerfield.

Star Lifestyle

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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.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

If Boris Johnson had had his way a couple of weeks ago we wouldn't be at the start of the party conference season now, we would have been at the start of a general election campaign.

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.

Business

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Times are tough on the nation's high streets - but one independent Ipswich food shop has defied the years to celebrate a quarter of century of catering to the area's sausage fans.

Homes rarely become available in the picturesque hamlet of Felixstowe Ferry, at the mouth of the River Deben. Now this one could be yours for £350,000.

10:31

A Suffolk businesswoman has been elected as the new chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC).

A new entrepreneur training scheme is being launched in East Anglia to help and encourage refugees to establish their own businesses.

Shirburn Mill is a remarkable property, in the Dedham Vale on a site which was mentioned in the Domesday Book.

Passengers at Stansted Airport drink millions of cups of coffee every year. Now, in a new green scheme, coffee grounds will be turned into fuel.

Yesterday, 16:09

Plans for a huge £90m dredging project to increase the depth of Harwich Harbour and support the region's ports for generations to come have been submitted.