Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 3°C

Search

A village road is to be closed for the majority of a day so highways workers can carry out emergency repairs to the carriageway.

Latest news

25 minutes ago

It will be a grey start to Wednesday in East Anglia with brighter but colder weather set to creep in as the day goes on.

Yesterday, 21:54

A man suffered stab wounds to the head in a “targeted attack” in front of horrified diners in a Nando’s restaurant in Ipswich town centre.

Yesterday, 21:08

A prominent women’s campaigner has hit out after two convicted sex offenders have had their sentence for attempted rape cut on appeal.

Yesterday, 19:00

A mystery heroine chased a pair of thieves in Ipswich after a woman in her 70s had her bag snatched.

Yesterday, 13:57

Jurors in the trial of six people accused of murdering Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens have been watching CCTV clips of a delivery van alleged to have been used to transport some of the defendants to the scene of the attack.

Yesterday, 17:45

A teenager has appeared in court charged in connection with the robbery of an 81-year-old Ipswich man.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is keen to add some Championship experience to his relegation-battling squad as soon as possible in January. In part one of this feature, STUART WATSON looks at some midfielders who fit the bill.

05:00

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features an abadoned match with Man City and Jon Stead scoring in 29 seconds.....

Yesterday, 19:13

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert is leaving no stone unturned in his search for January reinforcements.

Yesterday, 14:28

Ipswich Town are committed to signing loan player Janoi Donacien on a permanent deal once his immigration status is rubber stamped.

Yesterday, 14:00

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features Darren Currie scoring on his debut in a win at QPR and the Blues win over Leicester City.....

Yesterday, 11:31

Former Ipswich Town manager Paul Jewell has been appointed director of football at League Two club Swindon Town.

Most read

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

My first car

Yesterday, 10:02

With its peeling paintwork and clunky suspension, Ella Wilkinson’s battered Mazda 3 was not a picture of health but she loved it all the more for that but had to resort to a hammer when she locked herself out!

Friday, December 7, 2018

Bernice Hartley’s first car was a 1933 Austin 7, called Chug, and it certainly did after she drove into some flood water and had to be hauled out by a tractor.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Richard Baxter recalls the pride he felt about owning his first car, a 2000 Ford Fiesta, and the sense of freedom that it gave him.

Newsletter Sign Up

Ipswich Star daily newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24

What's on

Yesterday, 13:11

Former Strictly Come Dancing professional Ian Waite reminisces trips to Pakefield Pontins and reveals who he wants to lift the glitterball trophy.

Yesterday, 10:25

With a jam-packed line-up of comedy, music and activities, Latitude Festival has been named the best family festival at a national awards ceremony.

Yesterday, 09:53

Yates in Ipswich was packed at the weekend with many dancing, drinking and having a laugh. Do you recognise anyone in the pictures?

Yesterday, 19:30

This is your chance to become Sherlock Holmes for the day as you take part in a giant detective adventure across town.

Mon, 21:57

Quarterfinals on Strictly Come Dancing are just another excuse to whip out Musicals Week costumes, more sequin-clad backing dancers and for Bruno to thrust at the licence fee payers expense - and we all love it.

Mon, 17:44

Alice in Wonderland is not an obvious choice for Christmas but, as Wayne Savage found out, it provides fun-filled alternative to pantomime

Mon, 17:43

In October, Doctor Who returned to our screens full of groundbreaking optimism. Jodie Whittaker was the first female Doctor and Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall had become the new showrunner. As the final episode of the year transmits this weekend, Steve Russell and Andrew Clarke have different feelings about the show they love

Sport

Yesterday, 19:06

Henley Athletic joint boss Liam Bevis says his team have got what it takes to regain their Suffolk & Ipswich League title.

Yesterday, 18:32

Ben David and Cai James have been keen rivals during their amateur days at Colchester Golf Club. Now both are professionals, writes Tony Garnett.

Yesterday, 13:23

Copdock & Old Ipswichian are to become the first cricket club in Suffolk to employ a full-time sports development officer.

Mon, 15:57

In our latest round-up of rugby action from the region, there are wins for Colchester, Southwold, Stowmarket, Chelmsford, Braintree, Hadleigh and the Bury Foxes.

Mon, 12:32

Outgoing Felixstowe & Walton joint manager Kevin O’Donnell admits he ‘loved’ his time at the Goldstar Ground.

Mon, 12:06

Ipswich heavyweight talent Fabio Wardley makes his debut on the big stage at the O2 later this month – and the Suffolk stylist believes he can ‘definitely’ win a world title one day.

Mon, 11:55

WNBL Division One

Southwark Pride 67

Ipswich 59

Ipswich battled hard but could not overcome a poor second and third quarter, falling to their third consecutive defeat in WNBL Division One at the hands of Southwark Pride.

Star Lifestyle

Mon, 13:23

After coming off the HRT tablets, Lynne is looking for new ways to tackle the effects of menopause. She’s not sure this latest gizmo works.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The news that Ipswich Borough Assets has spent £23.3m on buying Beardmore Park in Martlesham Heath to provide an investment income stream has provoked many comments over the last week.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

In the years since 2010, women’s state pension age has risen to 65 years and from December 6, this year, a rise to 66 begins to be phased in.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Lynne is at home nursing a Christmas shopping injury

Monday, December 3, 2018

Are you entitled to a tax rebate as a Christmas bonus from HMRC? Employees in Suffolk are being urged to check if they qualify.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Kiss, the monumental sculpture by August Rodin has arrived in Ipswich and even the BBC national news took notice.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Last week we received a report snappily-entitled “Fossilised Villages” from the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) looking at the plight of communities where services had diminished as populations fell.

Business

Yesterday, 12:57

One in three Britons have suffered from mental health problems in the workplace, but companies are often reluctant to admit it’s an issue in their company.

Yesterday, 11:23

The founder and managing director of one of East Anglia’s leading hearing care companies has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award by one of the UK’s leading health governing bodies.

Yesterday, 10:38

Leaders from industry in Suffolk paid a visit to a school in Ipswich last week to help students with their future career paths.

Yesterday, 17:03

Suffolk’s Kingsfleet Wealth appear as one of the experts in The Parliamentary Review 2018, featuring alongside Prime Minister Theresa May, journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil, plus a group of ministers and leading officials from a variety of organisations and industry.

Yesterday, 12:48

Construction boss Marc Quilton has been honoured for his long service after celebrating a quarter of a century with Bloor Homes.

Yesterday, 12:27

Suffolk construction contractor Mixbrow has donated a defibrillator to the group where three-year-old Annabel Brightwell suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.

Yesterday, 12:08

The latest research by Historic England shows that tourism is booming in the East of England, with the number of day visits almost doubling from 10m in 2012 to 18m in 2016.