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Two knife wielding robbers threatened staff at an Ipswich convenience shop before fleeing on foot with cash and cigarettes.

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22:20

A driver who was stopped in Ipswich for allegedly using a mobile phone behind the wheel has been arrested after reportedly giving a positive drugs test.

15:04

Members of the public crowded round to help after a man’s foot was struck by a car in Ipswich town centre.

19:30

Don’t leave your New Year’s eve plans until last minute - see what events are happening around Suffolk with our guide.

17:00

A pub landlord who smashed a pint glass over a customer was put behind bars this week. Take a look at the others here.

15:46

Uninsured drivers in Ipswich town centre were the latest targets of a week-long crackdown led by Suffolk Constabulary.

15:36

A learner motorcyclist had their bike seized after police found they had allegedly been riding with no rear brake pads.

Ipswich Town

Cole Skuse agrees that his team mate and good friend Luke Chambers has probably taken on too much responsibility as Ipswich Town captain.

Yesterday, 13:10

Shrewsbury Town chief executive Brian Caldwell has ruled out Paul Hurst returning to the club following his recent sacking by Ipswich Town.

Yesterday, 11:02

More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

Yesterday, 06:00

Toto Nsiala may currently find himself on the fringes of the Ipswich Town first-team but the central defender continues to make an impact off the field each and every week.

Thu, 17:25

We’ve ranked the home kits of all 24 Championship teams. So who comes out on top?

Thu, 12:00

Andre Dozzell has revealed his frustration as his return to action stalled earlier in the season but the teenager is now hungry for minutes on the field after returning to the first-team picture.

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My first car

Tue, 16:40

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.

Tue, 16:12

Allen Symonds’s route into motorsport was a 1960s Hillman Imp which sometimes saw him racing again the father of a future Formula One world champion.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Owning a Vauxhall Viva proved educational for Bob Hobbs – engine problems while on holiday in France led to a lifelong study of speaking French.

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19:30

Don’t leave your New Year’s eve plans until last minute - see what events are happening around Suffolk with our guide.

John F Kennedy remains a towering figure in world history and is without doubt Hollywood’s favourite President. He had the looks, the charisma, the speeches and best of all a dramatic exit. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at his story on the big screen

12:24

To some, an adaptation of Lynda La Plante’s 1980s ITV television crime drama, based on the author and screenwriter’s novel of the same name, may not be the most obvious project for Turner Prize and Oscar winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen.

Yesterday, 20:04

With the Christmas season now almost upon us, our theatres are dusting down their stock of bad jokes, readying themselves for two months of festive fun. Arts editor Andrew Clarke casts an eye over the pantomimes seeking to entertain us this year

Yesterday, 19:19

With the release of JK Rowling’s new Fantastic Beasts movie, we return to the magical world of Harry Potter. Arts editor Andrew Clarke is impressed with how well the new story meshes with the previous installments

Yesterday, 16:04

Table tennis, jamaoke sessions and a ‘Quizzee Rascal Wednesday’ are all on offer at new Waterfront bar Wiff Waff opening tonight (Friday).

Yesterday, 22:48

From rambling stories about dispensing sockfulls of change into an ATM to regaling the vagaries of living with a jazz musician, Irish funnyman David O’Doherty’s latest bonkers brand of comedy proved a hit.

Sport

10 minutes ago

Hometown hero James Webb scored the biggest win of his career at Cage Warriors 99 in Colchester, while local favourite Steve Aimable furthered his case for a featherweight title shot with a hugely impressive victory of his own.

Yesterday, 16:07

Football writer Carl Marston dons his anorak to visit clubs in the region (and beyond) in his quest for good football and a good cup of tea. Here he rolls up at Stowmarket Town’s Greens Meadow

Yesterday, 15:02

Ipswich Witches promoter Chris Louis says that the Premiership is the best place for the club after it was announced they would make the step up in 2019, writes Henry Chard.

Yesterday, 12:40

Needham Market entertain one of the in-form teams in Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Central tomorrow afternoon, when much-improved Stratford Town visit Bloomfields.

Yesterday, 12:03

Join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston for another episode of The Non-League Podcast. In this week’s edition we talk to Little Oakley boss Matt Carmichael and a doyen of non-league football – vice-chairman of the Essex & Suffolk Border League – John Campany.

Yesterday, 08:34

This Saturday night sees Foxhall Stadium stage the ultimate in banger racing – the 2018 Bangers World Championship final, writes Dean Cox.

Thu, 13:11

Former Ipswich Harrier, Kieran Clements, is targeting selection for the European Cross Country Championships following a strong performance on his senior international debut in Spain last weekend.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 05:30

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

Wed, 16:41

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.

Wed, 10:27

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

Mon, 15:45

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

Mon, 15:09

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

Thursday, November 8, 2018

When Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond stood up to deliver his Budget speech last week, much was made of his heralding the “end of austerity.”

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

It’s true, folks, four-fifths of the Spice girls are reunited for a six-date stadium tour. But can they recreate the excitement of their first incarnation?

Business

European freight specialists, Jordon, has been named as a finalist in the 2018 British International Freight Association Freight Service Awards.

Award winning Colchester photographer Sophie Skipper, is celebrating her recognition as a Small Business 100 and is asking local people to join the celebrations by taking part in a unique showcase of the people of Colchester.

Yesterday, 18:07

MENTA was announced as winner of the Business Support Organisation of the Year 2018 in the over £750,000 category, at the National Enterprise Network Annual Conference and awards earlier today.

Yesterday, 16:10

The winner of the 2018 Briarbank Brewery homebrew competition has been revealed. Sir Lancerhop rides to victory.

Yesterday, 15:47

A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Harwich International Port today to mark the start of construction of the £10 million operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.

Yesterday, 15:45

Suffolk-based specialist MH Goals has completed the largest Football Foundation funded project in the country - Parklife in Liverpool.

Yesterday, 14:15

A multinational company which employs around 600 people in Glemsford could relocate out of the UK if Theresa May’s plans are rejected and Britain opts for a hard Brexit.