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A suspected terrorist has claimed he was placed in a four bedroom house in the "nicest part of Ipswich" under a government monitoring program.

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The number of Suffolk teenagers being housed in unregulated accommodation has more than quadrupled in the past decade - amid concerns about their vulnerability to criminals and paedophiles.

Work is under way on a £265,000 project to upgrade three popular play areas in Felixstowe to modernise and improve the experience for youngsters.


Ipswich's Cotswold Outdoor is the latest store in the town centre to announce its closure.


A new campaign is under way celebrating the independent businesses which shape Ipswich's unique personality.


The long-heralded Norwich in 90, Ipswich in 60 train service between the region and the capital has finally launched with Greater Anglia showing how the faster runs can be achieved.

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Older people were able to experience a reminiscence session and try a range of gentle sporting activities at a Golden Games event.

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Dean Gerken has been released by Ipswich Town. ANDY WARREN looks back at the goalkeeper's Portman Road career.

Ipswich Town have announced their 'retained list' ahead of the 2019/20 campaign in League One, with 10 players released.


Work is set to start on the statue of Kevin Beattie after our fundraising campaign took a giant step towards meeting its target.


Jordan Spence is set to leave Ipswich Town when his contract expires. Andy Warren looks back at his career at Portman Road.

Yesterday, 17:38

Former Ipswich Town striker Jon Walters has revealed that ex-team-mate Ben Thatcher once arrived at training in a helicopter on Christmas Day in a bid to avoid a fine for lateness from famously-strict then-boss Roy Keane.

Yesterday, 12:02

Striker Will Keane has been released by Hull City - leaving Ipswich Town free to negotiate, should they wish to bring the hitman to Portman Road in the summer.

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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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Were you out on the town after watching the FA Cup Final on Saturday? If so, you might spot yourself in our latest Yates nightlife gallery.


Dogs of all shapes and sizes and even some dressed as Disney characters, had a 'pawesome' time at Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds yesterday.

Yesterday, 11:27

Weird and Wonderful Wood has lived up to its name, with an amazing selection of wood-themed attractions at the annual event.

Yesterday, 11:17

From the Aqua Park at Alton Water, to diving in to an outdoor swimming pool near the coast, we've rounded up six of the best places to visit in Suffolk if you need to keep cool this summer.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

What happens in the event of a tie at Europe's biggest music competition? And what can entrants never...never take up on stage? Our reporter finds out more.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Long-serving managers of Aldeburgh cinema celebrate the venue's role at the heart of the coastal town's cultural life

Friday, May 17, 2019

As you settle down to watch the Eurovision Contest from your armchair, do you dream of having a seat at the glitzy spectacular?



League leaders Frinton-on-Sea narrowly beat defending champions Sudbury by just four runs, in the fifth round of matches in this season's East Anglian Premier League.


Four-handicap Darren Elliott won the Eastern Counties Cup at Woodbridge on Sunday with a score of net 140 (67 and 73).

Yesterday, 19:08

Ben Carpendale won an exciting head-to-head tussle with Matt Spencer to lift the Woodbridge 10K title this lunchtime, while Helen Davies broke the female course record on her way to an impressive third-placed finish overall.

Yesterday, 16:21

Ultimate Fighter veteran Przemyslaw Mysiala detonated a nuclear right hand on the jaw of teak tough foe Yuri Andrei to lift the light heavyweight title in dramatic fashion at Contenders 26 last night.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

It's top v second at Foxhall Heath on Monday as the Witches race the Wolves, writes Henry Chard

Friday, May 17, 2019

In his weekly column MIKE BACON takes a look at the actions of Nick Kyrgios, looks back at Wembley 2000 and says, UP THE WITCHES!

Friday, May 17, 2019

One of the region's premier combat sports shows returns this weekend with a superb card featuring elite MMA action. Mark Heath previews Contenders 26.

Star Lifestyle

Is hoarding greetings cards a known condition... or is it just me?

Thursday, May 16, 2019

A week from today some of us will be voting in European Elections that it seemed like we would not be holding for politicians who may never take up their seats in Brussels and Strasbourg.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

It looks as if baby Archie, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be kept, as far as possible, away from the glare of publicity. We look at how it's going so far.

Monday, May 13, 2019

The British Board of Film Classification has been sent my X-rays and is due to reveal whether they are indeed mild.... or scary.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

So we've now had a week to digest the local election results across Suffolk and North Essex - and try to read the runes from a distinctly odd result.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Bucket lists - 100 things to do before you die? Forget it, I'm listing the stuff I never want to do and the things I can really do without. So there.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Today we have the chance to vote for who we want to represent us for the next four years on our local district or borough council, not to mention the parish and town councils dotted around rural areas.



Ipswich's Cotswold Outdoor is the latest store in the town centre to announce its closure.


A new campaign is under way celebrating the independent businesses which shape Ipswich's unique personality.


Royal Mail is set to introduce parcel postboxes in East Anglia and across the UK - enabling people to post pre-paid parcels in the same way they currently post letters.


Many species of bees are on the brink of extinction with some species already lost, a major new report has found.


Suffolk Trading Standards has warned that Argos is withdrawing a number of e-cigarettes, because the battery sold with them could cause overheating and result in injury.


Experts from the RSPB, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Buglife and the Suffolk Biodiversity Information name species they believe could become extinct from our region.

Thompson & Morgan's Plant of the Year entry Agapanthus Fireworks has taken third place at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, following on from its success in 2018.