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Yates in Ipswich was packed on Saturday night with those making the most of their weekend.

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Updated information has been issued about roadworks in Ipswich which are due to start on Tuesday, February 19.


Hundreds of jobs are up for grabs this week as an employment fair comes to Ipswich.


Labour activists in Suffolk and Essex have reacted with sadness to the departure of seven moderate MPs who have left their party – but insist there should not be widespread defections among the grassroots.

Police are “increasingly concerned for the welfare” of a missing woman from north Norfolk who was last seen on Valentine’s Day.

40 minutes ago

Claydon Football Club is to get new ground maintenance equipment thanks to grants totalling nearly £30,000.


Suffolk’s police chief says it was an emotional moment speaking at his final passing out parade before retirement - as he shared memories of his own graduation day almost 30 years ago.

Ipswich Town


As so often has happened in the last two or three years, I wish that I could have written this latest column after a midweek game instead of after the Stoke game. True, the net result of both matches was the same, but I enjoyed Wednesday night far more, writes Karl Fuller.

Yesterday, 19:39

It doesn’t take a genius to work out that there are loads of problems to sort out at Ipswich Town - both on and off the pitch, writes North Stander Terry Hunt.

Yesterday, 12:59

Will Keane’s stoppage-time header secured Ipswich Town a 1-1 home draw against Stoke City yesterday, just days after an enjoyable 1-1 draw with Derby County at Portman Road. STUART WATSON reflects.

Yesterday, 06:00

Andy Warren takes a snappy look back at the events and talking points surrounding Ipswich Town’s 1-1 draw with Stoke City.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Will Keane’s stoppage-time header rescued a 1-1 home draw with Stoke City at Portman Road this afternoon. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Andy Warren hands out his player ratings following Ipswich Town’s 1-1 draw with Stoke City this afternoon.

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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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12 minutes ago

Yates in Ipswich was packed on Saturday night with those making the most of their weekend.


Excitement is growing about Elmer’s Big Parade - and Ipswich Children’s Book Group (ICBG) is holding a special event in Waterstones for half term.

There are just 100 days to go until the county’s biggest annual two-day spectacular – with Suffolk superheroes set to make an appearance.

Spirit fans are in for a treat as the UK’s largest gin and rum festival is set to stop off for two days in Ipswich.

Yesterday, 11:21

The first big play structure to be built at BeWilderwood in five years has opened just in time for the half-term break.

Friday, February 15, 2019

There may have been a time when the highlight of your weekend was a Saturday night out-out in Ipswich town centre - but has the time come for you to hang up your dancing shoes?

Friday, February 15, 2019

Former Atomic Kitten star Kerry Katona will be in good company for Clacton’s Easter Pantomime as three more stars are added to the line-up.


Yesterday, 18:46

Norfolk prospect Chey Veal came up just short in his bold bid to move up a weight category and capture the first title of his promising fighting career at a superb Road to Contenders event in Norwich.

Yesterday, 16:52

Evo-Stik Southern Premier Division Central

AFC Rushden & Diamonds 1

Leiston 1

Leiston made their first-ever visit to AFC Rushden & Diamonds and came away with a well deserved point, which on another day could easily have been all three, writes Trevor Elmy.

Yesterday, 16:34

Crane Sports stayed top of the SIL Senior Division with a 7-1 hammering of rock-bottom Grundisburgh on the road.

Yesterday, 15:34

Thurlow Nunn Premier

Hadleigh United 2

Woodbridge Town 8

Jake Rudge scored four goals as third-place Woodbridge Town put on an unbelievable second half display to beat the Brettsiders for the third time this season, scoring 18 goals in the process.

Yesterday, 15:06

Bostik North

Felixstowe & Walton United 1

Tilbury 1

Playing football at Step 4 has proved something of a steep learning curve for Felixstowe & Walton, writes Barry Grossmith.

Yesterday, 14:33

Evo-Stik South Premier Division Central

Needham Market 0

Royston Town 2

The Marketmen lost further ground on the play-off places and frankly on this performance will need a miracle to attain such a lofty spot.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Suffolk skipper Adam Mansfield has welcomed plans to revamp the landscape of Minor Counties cricket from 2020 onwards, writes Nick Garnham.

Star Lifestyle


Council tax refunds could well be scams warns Colchester Borough Council as fake calls and emails are on the rise.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Do you remember all the complaints about the £21m spent on the Travel Ipswich project aimed at improving accessibility to the town centre?

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Our columnist is finding herself strangely drawn to adverts for unisex portable urinals and stove top ‘gap covers’. How about you?

Monday, February 11, 2019

Our columnist reveals some of the strangest relationships of all time - can you compete with any of these?

Thursday, February 7, 2019

A few weeks ago I outlined my concerns about the proposals to build Sizewell C power station in a part of the world I know well and is probably the most attractive part of the Suffolk coastline.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Ballet and opera lovers will be digging out their beloved recordings this week as they celebrate World Ballet Day and Opera Day.

Monday, February 4, 2019

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon this might be a good time to take a look at love - is it the sweetest thing or does it hurt?


33 minutes ago

New tenants are being sought for The Golden Lion Hotel bar and restaurant, next to the Cornhill in the heart of Ipswich.

Ipswich Borough Council is hoping the Jewson builders’ merchants site in Greyfriars Road will be developed for important town centre homes.

Yesterday, 11:21

The first big play structure to be built at BeWilderwood in five years has opened just in time for the half-term break.

Yesterday, 16:00

Shopping for stamps next to steaks might be the future for Chelmondiston after the Post Office proposed moving to a counter inside a local shop.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

The airline flybmi, which flies out of Stansted among other locations, has gone into administration.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Most shops you go to are full of products made of plastic and wrapped in...yet more plastic.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

New report warns 40% of insect species could become extinct in a few decades.