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The bakery with in-house eating area will be the second in the seaside town – and brings the promise of 10 new jobs.

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Thousands of runners have put on their running shoes this morning to pound the streets for the Griffin Chapman Colchester Half Marathon.

A new area of open space on Ipswich Waterfront will remain closed to the public until safety work can be carried out to fence off a railway line.

How well do you know these classic dishes from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales?


British Summer Time is just around the corner as the clocks are due to go forward later this month.


Clear skies, sunny spells and cool temperatures - Suffolk and Essex have a week of settled weather ahead in the latest forecast.

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We’re launching a new feature today putting you, the Ipswich Town fans, in front of the camera and letting you tell everyone about your Blues’ memories and fan stories.

Yesterday, 12:00

Jay Tabb enjoyed a fine career in football that saw him play more than 400 games – almost 100 of them for Ipswich Town. HENRY CHARD caught up with him

Yesterday, 06:00

Alan Judge doesn’t believe playing in League One with Ipswich Town next season would harm his chances of playing for the Republic of Ireland at Euro 2020.

Fri, 17:29

Ipswich Town footballer Jordan Roberts has been hit with six penalty points on his licence for driving at more than twice the speed limit near the club’s Portman Road ground.

Fri, 16:39

Former Ipswich Town favourite Jon Walters has announced his retirement from playing football.

Fri, 15:30

Ipswich Town keeper Harry Wright has joined Chelmsford City on a youth loan until the end of the 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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From its scenic leafy surroundings to its peaceful village church, Kelsale cum Carlton may seem like the typical quaint rural village you would expect to find in the heart of Suffolk.

Yesterday, 17:02

Rhubarb and custard, lemon and pepper and cucumber and aloe vera were just some of the flavours on offer to tantalise the taste buds at the Great British Gin Festival in Ipswich today.

Yesterday, 10:23

What makes a great British film? Something that captures the essence of the British character or sense of humour. Which of these Great British Films have you seen?

Fri, 16:30

A remarkable volunteer with IO Radio of Ipswich who has defied a terminal heart condition has received a special award recognising his work in the community.

Fri, 10:53

Review: Private Lives, by Noel Coward, Red Rose Chain, Avenue Theatre, Ipswich, until Sunday April 7

Fri, 10:51

While Ed Sheeran thrills crowds at his 51-date world tour we take a look at the fastest routes to Ipswich’s Chantry Park where the star will be performing in August.

Fri, 09:00

UK pop icon Will Young will be performing at the Ipswich Regent this autumn to celebrate the release of Lexicon, his new album, and latest single All The Songs.


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Ipswich Witches No.1 Chris Harris admitted to being ‘delighted’ with his first-ever maximum for Ipswich Witches.

This win for Felixstowe & Walton makes it mathematically impossible for the Seasiders to either get relegated or reach the play-offs in what is turning out to be a successful run as the end of the season approaches, with the team suffering just three defeats in 16 games.


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An injury-time equaliser from Coalville’s Scott McManus denied Needham their first win in eight games.

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Thousands of runners have put on their running shoes this morning to pound the streets for the Griffin Chapman Colchester Half Marathon.

Fri, 19:15

Paul Musgrove feels a second-place finish is still possible for Stowmarket Town in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division this season, writes Alex Moss.

Fri, 16:32

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he heads to the Thurrock parkrun, Orsett Heath

Star Lifestyle

Fri, 19:00

The real issue at the heart of the whole Brexit saga is that just as the nation was facing the greatest political and economic crisis in several generations, its political leaders are the worst anyone has ever seen.

Thu, 20:00

March 22 to April 23 spans the Great British Spring Clean and that means a community clear up on a national scale.

Thu, 05:30

Democracy, they say, is the worst possible political system . . . apart from all the others – and we’re seeing a prime example of that this week locally as well as nationally.

Mon, 19:00

Spring equinox falls on Thursday, with a full supermoon making an appearance...our columnist reveals more about the phenomenon.

Mon, 16:17

Do little children really need their grandma to offer them advice for a lifetime - or would they rather she gave them an ice-cream?

Thursday, March 14, 2019

When I was studying for my history A level in the mid-1970s, one of our textbooks for the course was “Europe in the Age of Uncertainty” covering the years 1750-1870.

Monday, March 11, 2019

They say two heads are better than one but what do you do when even two heads are no good? Google, of course.


Yesterday, 16:52

Suffolk Market Events is launching three new farmers markets this year, helping to bring scores of local producers face-to-face with customers and re-energising town centres.

Yesterday, 14:58

A turf war has broken out between the local councils and the Government over whether garden waste should be collected for free.

The Mad House is catering for special diets and has a “crazy” design inside.

Fri, 18:36

A Bury St Edmunds undergraduate has designed six new innovative seats for a Colchester-based commercial seating manufacturer.

Fri, 10:16

A prestigious menswear retailer is set to shut its doors in Lowestoft after 50 years of trading.

Fri, 08:19

A new multi-storey car park, new buses, additional security staff, more phone charging points and extra water filling stations are being unveiled at an Essex airport ahead of the busy summer season.

Fri, 07:30

Overwhelming agreement to work towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions with the aim of the council becoming carbon neutral by 2030.