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Residents living in the Chantry area of Ipswich will be bound to face some disruption at the end of next month when Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran plays his homecoming concerts, borough officials have accepted.

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07:30

A friend of an alleged murder victim has denied that his knife was used in the fatal attack.

10 minutes ago

Six years ago these Suffolk sisters took a step into the unknown by opening a cafe in The Saint's area of Ipswich, and now they are celebrating a milestone in their business history.

09:55

Claydon Parish Council chairman - and staunch Conservative - Chris Studd was disappointed to find out that Prime Ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson had visited the village, but he hadn't been invited to meet him.

07:07

Welcome to today's live feed, where you can find all of the day's breaking fire, crime and travel news from Suffolk and Essex.

A new support team will be formed in Suffolk to help homeless people find and retain private sector housing following a successful bid for government funding.

Fresh fears have been raised over the impact plans to close some of Suffolk's children's centre will have on rural communities - with some areas set to share just one or two centres.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town forward Jordan Roberts says nothing other than promotion is in the players' minds as the League One campaign fast approaches.

Yesterday, 20:01

Go behind the game with the sights and sounds of Ipswich Town's time at the Interwetten Cup in Meppen, Germany.

Yesterday, 16:30

Ipswich Town midfield star Emyr Huws says he's 'only going to get stronger and stronger' as he returns to action following a serious knee injury.

Yesterday, 13:11

Striker James Norwood took just four minutes to open his Ipswich Town goal account yesterday - and you can watch his strike here.

Yesterday, 11:30

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert is excited to put new signing Luke Garbutt's 'incredible left foot' to use at Portman Road and insists he has a role in mind for the versatile loanee.

Yesterday, 06:00

Luke Woolfenden is out to take his opportunity and win a place in the Ipswich Town side for the opening day of the League One season.

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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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5 minutes ago

Residents living in the Chantry area of Ipswich will be bound to face some disruption at the end of next month when Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran plays his homecoming concerts, borough officials have accepted.

10 minutes ago

Six years ago these Suffolk sisters took a step into the unknown by opening a cafe in The Saint's area of Ipswich, and now they are celebrating a milestone in their business history.

Yesterday, 12:20

Hadleigh Road in Ipswich will be closed for four days over the August Bank Holiday weekend as part of the travel arrangements for the Ed Sheeran Concerts at Chantry Park.

Yesterday, 16:43

Amur tiger cubs at Colchester Zoo can now be seen by visitors - and the public will soon be asked to help name the adorable trio.

5 minutes ago

If you want to see Sir Tom Jones at Colchester Castle Park this weekend, you'll have to rush to pick up the last remaining tickets.

Yesterday, 13:33

Were you out on the town celebrating a birthday or joining a hen party at Yates in Ipswich on Saturday night?

Yesterday, 19:00

It is a month since 55 Elmers paraded into Ipswich and ever since families have been stomping around the town looking for the colourful creatures and their smaller Learning Herd friends.

Sport

9 minutes ago

The Suffolk Premier Cup is to remain as a knock-out competition for the 2019-20 season, writes Nick Garnham.

Yesterday, 22:18

Premiership

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Ipswich Witches 45

Ipswich Witches came from eight points behind to snatch a thrilling draw and with it two league points at Wolverhampton tonight, writes Steve Waller.

Yesterday, 13:51

Defending champions Sudbury kept the pressure on the top two, in the Read Brothers Ltd East Anglian Premier League, thanks to an exciting three-run win over Great Witchingham, on Saturday.

Yesterday, 11:53

Lee Dinmore, a six-handicap member at Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club, had an experience he will never forget at the Mercedes-Benz Golf Day at the Centurion Club in Hertfordshire.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Suffolk athletes were among the medals at the English Schools Champs, held in Birmingham. Carl Marston reports on a productive weekend

Saturday, July 13, 2019

The 'Tru Plant' Witches are back on their travels again over the coming week, starting with Monday evening's trip to the West Midlands to take on Wolves in a Premiership fixture at Monmore Green (7.30pm).

Friday, July 12, 2019

Suffolk's Arnold Allen says he doesn't fear anyone in the UFC featherweight division after confirming his status as one of the hottest prospects in all of MMA with a dominant win over legend Gilbert Melendez last weekend.

Star Lifestyle

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...

Thursday, June 27, 2019

I don't want to make readers too jealous, but by the time you read this I could well be standing on the top of Snowdon with fantastic views over the whole of North Wales and stretching to the Isle of Man and even the Irish coast, writes Paul Geater.

Business

10 minutes ago

Six years ago these Suffolk sisters took a step into the unknown by opening a cafe in The Saint's area of Ipswich, and now they are celebrating a milestone in their business history.

Yesterday, 15:22

Sports Direct's £52m takeover of Game Digital is nearing completion but the move could lead to store closures across the UK.

Yesterday, 14:17

A national garden centre chain based in Suffolk has seen its profits soar by more than 50% following a successful cost-cutting drive.

Yesterday, 11:28

An Ipswich charity is urging food suppliers and producers across the region to help fight child hunger.

Yesterday, 08:19

Experts are warning UK high streets must improve their customer experience as footfall crashed to its worst June figures for seven years.

Yesterday, 11:23

The Dutch - like most Europeans - did not want Britain to quit the European Union. Here Dutch ambassador to the UK Simon Smits talks to business editor Richard Porritt about the 'regrettable' referendum and how the East can stay close to it's North Sea neighbour.

Yesterday, 10:55

A new check-in area at Stansted Airport has opened as latest part of a series of improvements.