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Comedian Griff Rhys Jones has invited an 11-year-old boy receiving care at a Suffolk hospice to visit him and his pet alpacas.

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Prosecco lovers will be fizzing with delight to hear a three-litre bottle of their favourite beverage is currently on sale.

Ipswich’s newly revamped Cornhill was given an extra touch of glamour today, as filming for a new reality series came to town.

17:10

After suffering from a heart attack ten years ago, Davide Gasparin recalls being struck by a terrible fear that the same thing might happen again.

Train services between Ipswich and Cambridge will be delayed for up to 40 minutes due to a trespassing incident.

16:17

While most people tend to think of online offers when they think of Black Friday deals, some independent stores in Ipswich are also getting in on the act this year too.

Contemporary ballet director Holly Noble is premiering a new take on the Snow White legend at DanceEast this weekend. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to her about the contemporary concerns reflected in the timeless story

Ipswich Town

14:24

Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski discussed being left out of the team by former boss Paul Hurst, new coach Jimmy Walker and Paul Lambert’s positive impact when he spoke to the media this afternoon.

18:10

Paul Lambert sees Janoi Donacien as a central defender.

15:41

Paul Lambert has confirmed Jordan Graham is no longer in his plans at Ipswich Town with the winger’s loan set to be cut short in January.

15:04

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert has told owner Marcus Evans that he believes defender Jonas Knudsen is worthy of a new contract.

13:52

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert spoke to the media this afternoon ahead of the Friday night clash with West Bromwich Albion, and discussed the importance of the club’s fans creating a rocking Portman Road atmosphere as they try to escape the drop zone.

12:28

Mick McCarthy is the early favourite for vacant Republic of Ireland job following the departure of both Martin O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane.

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My first car

Yesterday, 06:58

Teresa Deacon recalls the feeling of independence her first car, a £100 1960 Ford Prefect, gave her.

Mon, 16:36

Ben Craske’s first car, a sun-bleached 1996 Toyota Corolla, wasn’t a looker but it took him the equivalent of 2.5 times around the world, only letting him down once.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

John Wyatt’s 1955 Ford Popular never failed him, as he travelled between bases while in the Fleet Air Arm, and doubled up as a camp bed.

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Ipswich’s newly revamped Cornhill was given an extra touch of glamour today, as filming for a new reality series came to town.

The Anna Airy Award is one of the most inspiring art exhibitions of the year. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a tour of the exhibition and believes that 20 years ago many of the works would have been in a degree show rather than a sixth form exhibition

Contemporary ballet director Holly Noble is premiering a new take on the Snow White legend at DanceEast this weekend. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to her about the contemporary concerns reflected in the timeless story

12:18

A pub in Suffolk is hosting a party for four-legged friends to celebrate winning a national award.

16:02

Get your hands on a Christmas tree from the same company which have suppled 10 Downing Street in previous years.

The Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre is hailed as one of the best in Europe and is right on our doorstep in Suffolk.

Yesterday, 17:00

Ipswich singer/songwriter Richard Osborne - who records under his surname - Osborne, has a worldwide hit on his hands with his debut dance single.

Sport

59 minutes ago

Crane Sports boss Iain Radnor says it is the team that can show consistency who will win the Suffolk & Ipswich Senior Division this season.

16:26

Some of the region’s top fighters will do battle at Contenders 25 in Norwich this weekend. Mark Heath previews the action.

13:00

Framlingham Flyers as usual hosted the first Suffolk Winter League cross country event of the season, in the shadow of Framlingham Castle, with a huge field of 492 seniors toeing the line, and a further 89 juniors.

In his latest column, Nino Severino talks about the benefits of gymnastics, and visits a school in the area offering classes for all ages.

Yesterday, 21:47

St Neots Town 0 Needham Market 3

Yesterday, 16:30

Cage Warriors president Graham Boylan says he hopes to bring the bright lights of Europe’s top MMA promotion back to the region – and revealed that Colchester’s James Webb is in line for a world title fight in 2019.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 23:36

It’s off with the HRT... and the duvet and the pyjamas as menopause takes hold

Yesterday, 13:38

As Joanna Lumley fronts a campaign to provide more ladies’ loos at The Old Vic, Lynne Mortimer hopes all theatres will follow suit

Thursday, November 15, 2018

I’m a lover of nature – and of the animals that share this planet with us.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Things are getting tight at Suffolk County Council – and next year’s budget is going to be even more challenging than it has faced this year.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

As support continues to gather for Iceland stores’ banned Christmas ad, Lynne Mortimer looks at how it measures up to other banned and complained-about TV commercials over the years

Monday, November 12, 2018

Lynne Mortimer is rapidly reaching the age when some people feel they have to talk down to her. She pleads for equal treatment.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Prince Charles is celebrating his 70th birthday... but what to give him? Lynne Mortimer thinks East Anglia has the answer.

Business

17:10

After suffering from a heart attack ten years ago, Davide Gasparin recalls being struck by a terrible fear that the same thing might happen again.

16:17

While most people tend to think of online offers when they think of Black Friday deals, some independent stores in Ipswich are also getting in on the act this year too.

12:26

Marks & Spencer has been criticised for a “grotesque” and “vomit-inducing” Christmas window display advertising women’s “fancy little knickers” alongside men’s suits.

09:07

EDF Energy has announced the launch date for the third stage of the public consultation for a new nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast, Sizewell C.

Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines saw its most successful Monday in the company’s history on November 19, 2018, with sales for the day totalling nearly £1.6 million.

Ipswich-based web development agency, SimpleClick, has moved three times as it has grown, and is celebrating its first ten years.

09:03

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded a £160m contract to Kier VolkerFitzpatrick to get RAF Lakenheath ready for two squadrons of US F-35s.