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Detectives investigating a rape in Ipswich have spoken to more than 200 people as part of checks carried out 24 hours after the attack.

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Police and ambulance crews are at the scene of a crash in St Andrew's Road, Felixstowe.

Welcome to the live news feed for this weekend, bringing you the latest travel, weather, fire and crime stories from across Suffolk and north Essex.

Police want to hear from witnesses after a man in his 20s suffered a head injury following an assault in Haverhill.

The RSPCA charity and animal rights organisation PETA have joined the debate about the dyed pink sheep at the Latitude Festival.

Coastguard teams, police helicopters and a fire service drone have joined the search for Brian Nunn from Leiston, who has been missing since Friday.

For years Pc John Clarke thought he was invincible, policing the streets of Ipswich and dealing with fatal car crashes, stabbings and intercepting drug dealers.

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It's the craze which has been sweeping social media - so we've used Face App to age the current stars of Ipswich Town and take a peek at what they could look as veterans.


Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is keen to sign an experienced central defender given he is unsure whether youngsters Luke Woolfenden and Corrie Ndaba are ready to start for the Blues.

Yesterday, 16:30

Every week during the off-season, we're bringing you a video series looking at the A-Z of Ipswich Town history - and today we've reached the letter S.

Yesterday, 11:10

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has insisted QPR's valuation of Alan Judge 'is absolutely nowhere near' a level that would make the Blues consider cashing in on their playmaker.

Yesterday, 09:23

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert likes what he's seen of trialist James Wilson but insists the defender still has plenty to prove if he is to win a contract this summer.

Yesterday, 06:00

Ipswich Town beat Colchester United 5-0 last night. ANDY WARREN runs the rule over the Ipswich Town players.

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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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The RSPCA charity and animal rights organisation PETA have joined the debate about the dyed pink sheep at the Latitude Festival.

Yesterday, 15:01

Organisers of the Latitude Festival had to pause performances on three of their main stages as a safety precaution, whilst a huge storm cloud hovered over Henham Park.

Fri, 18:01

Tomorrow families in Ipswich have the chance to enjoy a free concert which is supporting the Inside Out charity and promoting Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk.

Fri, 13:47

Anticipation is building around whether there will be a 'secret act' at Latitude Festival this year - and who it could be.

Fri, 09:08

Suffolk's first pagan festival is taking place at Stonham Barns, this weekend.

Thu, 16:10

Her nude paintings celebrating the natural differences between women may have 'caused a stir' in Felixstowe but that has not put artist Brittany Van Wezel off plans for a second exhibition.

Thu, 15:00

A street in Ipswich has been transformed by a massive community art project, with a stunning mural created to celebrate the town's diversity.



Here is the latest of our Series on the ever-popular parkruns across Suffolk and North-Essex, which include the Thomas Mills and Clacton Seafront events


Suffolk heavyweight prospect Fabio Wardley came through the toughest test of his career with flying colours at the O2 Arena on Saturday, stopping tough Argentinian Mariano Ruben Strunz in the sixth round.

The team at Picks from the Paddock bring you tips for all the weekend's racing, including a focus on the Weatherbys Super Print at Newbury.

Fri, 11:25

In his latest cricket column, Don Topley savours England's historic World Cup win - but wonders if it's enough to secure the future of the sport.

Thu, 22:19


Poole Pirates 48

Ipswich Witches 42

The Ipswich Witches had to make do with a consolation league point, following a narrow defeat on the South Coast tonight, writes Steve Waller.

Thu, 14:10

In the East District Cycling Association 100 mile time trial there was an epic battle for the top women's award between Kimberley Morrison and Vicky Gill.

Wed, 17:35

He's one of the hottest prospects in British boxing, and fights for the third time at the O2 Arena this weekend - but Fabio Wardley has his eyes on one day filling a stadium much closer to home.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 05:30

New infrastructure projects seem to be the order of the day for councils and MPs in Suffolk and Essex at the moment - hopefully the current rash of pleas for support won't fall on deaf ears in government.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

I'm well aware this is a confession that some people will find strange - but not surprising if they've ever met me or read my articles. I like travelling by train.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

It was very disappointing if, in retrospect, not entirely surprising that Suffolk missed out on any of the £675m allocated by the government for high street regeneration this week.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

One of the features we've seen in British politics over the last few years is the rise of the "character" politician - and boy, are we seeing the effect of that now!

Monday, July 1, 2019

At the same times as Charles Dickens was writing his classic novels, Mrs Mortimer was penning her own, not so classic, view of the entire world.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Glastonbury... why? I realise the festival offers fans probably the best programme of live music anywhere - they've got Kylie, for goodness sake, but come on, it's not going to be a comfy weekend, is it?

Thursday, June 27, 2019

A recent Sky Atlantic drama revisited the Russian nuclear accident, revealing the true extent of the tragedy. Could it happen at Sizewell B? Our reporter finds out more...


As a teacher and the mum of an autistic son, Georgina Hanser had clear views on how to help young adults with disabilities - and 18 months ago she launched a new project to do just that.

Yesterday, 11:00

Wildlife experts from the region say research into the effects of gamebirds is required.

Yesterday, 07:00

An event held in Suffolk this week sought to encourage house builders and construction firms to factor nature into their plans from the start.

Fri, 16:28

The £3.5m Maltings office complex which was unveiled today has been hailed as part of the 'renaissance' of Ipswich town centre.

Fri, 15:49

A Lowestoft-based company, which supplies a wide range of sports from Premiership football to cricket and hockey, is a winner with the latest World Cup tournament.

Fri, 08:58

The Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Centre has taken delivery of two state-of-the-art 3D printers and wants to work with local companies to see how this cutting edge technology can help their business.

Fri, 08:10

East Anglia could be set for a bumper summer of painted lady butterflies - a phenomenon that takes place around once a decade, according to experts.