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An Ipswich environmentalist has launched a new company in a bid to cut cigarette litter in the town while raising money for charity.

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Children are to be warned of the dangers of online grooming after a huge rise in the reported number of sex crimes against young people recorded by Suffolk police.

Yesterday, 21:20

Firefighters were called to the scene of an accident after a car "flipped" off a road.

Yesterday, 14:43

A woman in her 40s has been seriously sexually assaulted by a stranger in Ipswich.

Yesterday, 19:10

When businessman Aidan Coughlan bought the Isaacs buildings at Wherry Quay in Ipswich, few could have imagined what it would become.

Yesterday, 19:01

There can be no greater joy than seeing the beaming smiles of children loving life - and youngsters with learning difficulties were enjoying half-term in Ipswich even more this week as an Ipswich bar's autism-friendly activities got better and better.

Plans for a major review of parking in Hadleigh and Sudbury have been tabled which could see fresh measures to support public transport.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 22:56

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert says two disappointing 2-0 defeats in the space of four days is far from a crisis.

Yesterday, 22:17

Ipswich Town lost 2-0 at home to Rotherham United this evening. Andy Warren hands out his player grades.

Yesterday, 22:00

Ipswich Town suffered their second defeat in four days, losing 2-0 at home to Rotherham United tonight. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Yesterday, 21:42

Ipswich Town suffered their second defeat in four days as they went down to a limp 2-0 loss at the hands of Rotherham this evening.

Yesterday, 18:09

Ipswich Town were beaten 2-0 by Rotherham United at Portman Road this evening.

Yesterday, 17:00

Ipswich Town's New Year's Day trip to Wycombe Wanderers will be shown live on Sky TV.

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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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Yesterday, 19:00

Years after the sitcom first aired in 1994 it is still as popular as ever - and now in Essex and Suffolk you can have the chance to celebrate 25 years of the award-winning TV show Friends.

Yesterday, 17:08

Review: Calendar Girls: The Musical, by Tim Firth and Gary Barlow, Ipswich Regent, until Saturday October 26

Yesterday, 05:30

The LeeStock Music Festival at Long Melford, near Sudbury, has been awarded the title of Best Festival in Suffolk.

Tue, 20:01

Shakespeare continues to draw large audiences in our theatres and now Halesworth Cut is hosting a new Shakespeare festival which aims to celebrate the drama and artistry of Britain's greatest playwright

Tue, 19:01

We seem to be weighed down with bad news at the moment. The Pyre Parade in Ipswich offers a welcome opportunity to rid yourself of those negative thoughts and have some fun into the bargain

Tue, 19:00

Eating out with the family is a half-term treat - but it can end up costing a lot. However, many restaurants around Ipswich are coming to the rescue, by allowing children to eat FREE or for just £1.

Tue, 16:27

Crowds flocked to Ipswich's Buttermarket Shopping Centre to meet a baby T-Rex made famous by television appearances.

Sport

Yesterday, 11:45

It's the ultimate potential 'banana skin' for Bury Town on Saturday afternoon - but boss Ben Chenery says his side are well prepared.

Yesterday, 09:40

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses Sir Andy Murray's incredible comeback from the brink of retirement to winning another tennis title.

Tue, 11:23

A new ultra-marathon being held in Kesgrave has added a fun run to its schedule for adults and children in honour of a running club from the town.

Tue, 10:52

Ipswich racing driver Rob Welham has ended his debut season in the 365 Hosts F1000 Championship in style taking an impressive two race wins and a four place at Snetterton.

Mon, 15:38

Most 71-year-olds could be forgiven for taking things a little easy after a life of hard graft.

Mon, 12:39

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he heads to Burgess Park, in Camberwell, and lists a top seven 'B' list

Mon, 10:13

AFC Sudbury manager Mark Morsley has admitted the first person he looked at was himself after the King's Marsh Stadium club decided to make sweeping changes to its coaching staff.

Star Lifestyle

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.

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

Yesterday, 19:10

When businessman Aidan Coughlan bought the Isaacs buildings at Wherry Quay in Ipswich, few could have imagined what it would become.

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An Ipswich environmentalist has launched a new company in a bid to cut cigarette litter in the town while raising money for charity.

Yesterday, 18:12

Two Suffolk care home staff have grabbed major awards in the Healthcare Homes Group's annual award scheme.

Yesterday, 10:00

Profit warnings in East Anglia have hit a three year peak as high street pressures and Brexit take their toll, a study has found.

Yesterday, 15:12

Experts are warning businesses a 'one size fits all' approach to dealing with grieving employees is simply not good enough.

Yesterday, 17:17

West Suffolk College has started work on an innovative training centre at its Bury St Edmunds campus for the builders of the future.

Tue, 18:25

Artist Ana Negru, who came to Ipswich from Romania, has opened her own gift and craft shop in the centre of Ipswich.