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A Suffolk police officer who investigated the rape of a woman in Ipswich has branded her teenage attacker "cold, calculating and devious" following his conviction.

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58 minutes ago

Police have warned of the unpredictable effects and unknown ingredients of synthetic drugs known as new psychoactive substances (NPS).

09:00

Ipswich has a new MP, after Tom Hunt reclaimed the seat for the Conservatives from Labour's Sandy Martin. This is his background, and the issues he campaigned on.

The A14 westbound carriageway was partially blocked this morning after a crash near the Copdock Interchange.

The interim boss of the East of England Ambulance Service has been given the role permanently - a year after taking over from former chief Robert Morton on a temporary basis.

05:30

A motorcyclist who declined medical assistance after coming off his bike in Ipswich turned out to be over the alcohol limit.

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Ipswich has a new MP today after Conservative Tom Hunt defeated Labour's Sandy Martin by 5,479 votes - the largest Tory majority in the town in living memory.

Ipswich Town

21 minutes ago

Ipswich Town host Bristol Rovers in a top-six League One clash tomorrow. Here's what Paul Lambert had to say about recent form, style of play and more.

11:21

Ipswich Town look likely to be without captain Luke Chambers once again this weekend as the skipper continues to deal with a neck injury.

Ipswich Town academy chief Bryan Klug has hit back at AFC Sudbury manager Mark Morsley's claims that there is a 'one-way' relationship between the clubs.

09:55

Ipswich Town are working towards making Luke Garbutt's loan move a permanent one in January.

06:00

Ipswich Town begin a run of five successive league games when Bristol Rovers visit tomorrow. ANDY WARREN looks ahead to the game at Portman Road.

Yesterday, 16:00

If Ipswich Town are awarded a penalty when they face Bristol Rovers this weekend, expect Luke Garbutt to be standing over it.

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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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Yesterday, 12:00

Fancy something creatively rewarding and, perhaps, a little different for the family this Christmas? Then, DanceEast and leading choreographer Arthur Pita could have just the show you are looking for - a stage adaptation, with songs and live music, of Mick Jackson's contemporary children's classic Ten Sorry Tales.

Wed, 17:28

A schoolgirl from Ipswich has described her appearance on the popular Ellen DeGeneres television show as her "best day ever" - after wowing the famous talk show host with her talent.

The event, at Trinity Park, brings together more than 50 traders selling everything from mega brownies and wine, to handmade marshmallows, cheese and salami.

Wed, 12:30

Art for Cure, the Suffolk-based charity fundraising for research into breast cancer, has announced a retro Glorious Glemham Victory Ball to take place next summer in the grounds and formal gardens of the majestic Glemham Hall.

Wed, 10:54

Rock icon Bryan Ferry is the latest artist to join the Newmarket Nights 2020 summer line-up, headlining on Friday June 26 2020.

Tue, 17:58

A harpist from Suffolk has released a Christmas record in a bid to raise money for a charity which helps patients with Parkinson's disease - the illness her grandmother suffered with before her death.

Tue, 17:41

The Suffolk-born film-maker and his sister Sophie will be at the Aldeburgh Cinema this weekend to help the cinema celebrate its centenary year.

Sport

11:20

Stowmarket Town will have to reshuffle their defence this weekend in the absence of the suspended Tom Bullard, writes ALEX MOSS.

Yesterday, 15:11

Ipswich rider Gemma Melton won the Eastern Region Cyclo-Cross Championship despite being lassoed by loose tapes blowing in the wind, writes Fergus Muir.

Yesterday, 11:00

Far from winding down towards the end of another year, it's been a helter-skelter last few weeks for Suffolk running.

Wed, 13:09

In his latest column, Olympic coach Nino Severino shares a story of how one local up-and-coming young athlete is using mind coaching to aid his journey to the top of his sport.

Wed, 06:00

The Ipswich Witches have announced the return of asset Cameron Heeps for the 2020 season.

Tue, 10:15

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. Here he heads to Victoria Dock parkrun, in East London

Tue, 06:00

The Ipswich Witches have announced Jake Allen as their first signing for the 2020 Premiership campaign, writes Henry Chard.

Star Lifestyle

Yesterday, 05:30

On general election day I really don't feel it is my place to give any views on how the campaign has gone, there will be plenty of that over the next few days. All I will say is to urge people to get out and vote.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

When Yougov published the results of its "mega" MRP poll last week showing that the Conservatives were on course to win a 68-seat majority in the 2019 General Election, I found their findings credible.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

We are now just two weeks away from the 2019 General Election - it really is the business end of the campaign when people really are going to have to make up their minds how to vote.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Watching this week's 2019 General Election debate reminded me so much of watching a Champion's League second-leg match between two heavyweight teams where one starts 3-0 ahead after the first skirmish.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

General elections are nothing if they not major media events - and the way the parties are playing news organisations has always been a feature of how democracy works in this country.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

A week on from the confirmation that the 2019 General Election will be held on December 12, we've been undergoing the traditional "phoney war" as parliamentary business is polished off and former MPs return to their constituencies.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

So we've finally got a decision and we are going for a General Election on December 12 - the first case of Jingle Polls since the 1920s!

Business

58 minutes ago

A software firm is offering 'space days' to its employees to help improve their sense of satisfaction in the job.

Yesterday, 17:18

Engineering workers at Felixstowe docks are set to go out on strike in a row over plans to outsource their jobs.

Yesterday, 13:24

Energy bosses have been accused of "serious mismanagement" of two wind farm projects leading to unnecessary destruction of Suffolk's countryside.

Yesterday, 11:30

The final phase of a new business park for Woodbridge has begun - with the emphasis on mitigating its impact on the environment, developers say.

Yesterday, 10:09

Estate agents expect a "very much subdued" housing market in the East of England to pick up again once the general election has passed.

Yesterday, 07:00

Suffolk communities could expect to benefit from the "biggest boost to the economy for a generation", if Sizewell C follows the same course as its sister project in Somerset - or years of disruption and stress.

Plans for the future of an empty pound store in Stowmarket have been given the green light.