53 minutes ago

A man is said to have chased a group of people with an object feared to be a weapon close to an Ipswich primary school.

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Highways England are monitoring the Orwell Bridge as cross winds in the area approach the safety limit of 50mph.

15 minutes ago

A suspected robber pulled down the hood of a man and grabbed his headphones in a bid to steal his phone in an Ipswich street.


A man has died following a car crash at a busy Ipswich junction.

Commuters in Suffolk are facing another day of chaos as Greater Anglia cancel or revise train services due to signalling problems.

Police are investigating an online video which appears to show a schoolgirl being assaulted in Bury St Edmunds by two other girls.

Villagers have raised fresh concerns they will "lose their identity" if plans for new developments on the outskirts of Ipswich are given the go-ahead.

Ipswich Town

36 minutes ago

Stuart Taylor hopes home advantage will help Ipswich Town finally get the better of Coventry City as the two sides play the third game of their rapid-fire trilogy this evening.


Can we just go straight to penalties tonight please? I'm already fearing another 1-1 and the thought of prolonging matters until a predictable penalty shoot-out is not overly appealing, writes Karl Fuller.


Ipswich Town and Coventry City go head-to-head once again this evening. ANDY WARREN looks ahead to the third installment of the battle between the sides.

Yesterday, 19:20

Former Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy has revealed he secretly served an FA drugs ban during last season after testing positive for cocaine.

Yesterday, 17:20

Freddie Sears has targeted a first-team return when Ipswich Town travel to Portsmouth later this month.

Yesterday, 16:53

Coventry City manager Mark Robins expects Ipswich Town to play with two up front in tomorrow night's FA Cup second round replay at Portman Road.

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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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What's on

Yesterday, 13:24

FolkEast has in seven short years has gained a reputation for being one of the most quirky UK roots festivals. They have announced eight headline acts for next year's event plus some Christmas saver tickets

Yesterday, 13:20

Review: The Magic Fishbone, by Joanna Carrick, Red Rose Chain, Avenue Theatre, until December 31

Yesterday, 13:54

Suffolk television presenter Peter Purves has been dropped as a commentator from Channel 4's coverage of the Crufts dog show.

Yesterday, 10:49

Make sure you're wearing your Baggy Trousers, as Madness are set to headline the Thetford Forest Live summer concert series.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Comedian Geoff Norcott will give his take on modern Britain at Sudbury's Quay Theatre in the New Year.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Pete Wicks - star of the Only Way is Essex and Celebs Go Dating - is heading to Unit 17 this Christmas to join in with their festive celebrations.

Friday, December 6, 2019

It's been 15 years since Dido graced the stage but for Ipswich fans at the Regent on Thursday night it was like she had never been away.



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


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

Yesterday, 19:16

The Waveney Valley AC double act of Matt Jeffries and Samantha Jacks tasted victory at the annual Beccles Turkey Trot 10-mile road race, held on Sunday.

Yesterday, 10:23

Stowmarket Town's high-profile attacking midfielder, Dean Bowditch, predicts an exciting future for the Greens Meadow club over the next few years, not just this season.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Felixstowe & Walton United 1 Romford 2

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Isthmian North

AFC Sudbury 0

Cambridge City 2

A goal in each half was sufficient for the visitors to deservedly take the points as AFC uncharacteristically failed to make any substantial impression on the City side from start to finish, writes John Campany.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Stowmarket Town boss, Rick Andrews, insists that going unbeaten in the Thurlow Nunn Premier all season is not a top priority, but his side have now completed half the campaign with their unbeaten tag still in place.

Star Lifestyle

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!

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Over recent weeks, I've tried to keep this column as Brexit-free as possible - but there really is only one political show in town at the moment and I'm starting to think the issue could have a serious impact on Suffolk politics.


7 minutes ago

Greater Anglia has revealed its secret ingredient to tackle the host of problems on its network this week - citrus oil.


The litany of problems with Greater Anglia's new trains that are causing misery for passengers can today be revealed.

Yesterday, 19:00

A new brunch and cocktail bar - complete with pink suede stools and 'Instagram-friendly' décor - is set to breathe life back into Ipswich's Tacket Street.

Yesterday, 15:57

More than £650m worth of nuclear contracts have been awarded to East of England companies for a nuclear power plant project which is set to provide the template for Sizewell C, it has been revealed.

Yesterday, 11:30

The East of England's agricultural sector is healthier than most other parts of the UK - but construction, hotel and restaurant businesses are at heightened risk, a report suggests.

Yesterday, 06:00

Campaigners and politicians have called on the Government to pause the expansion of the energy industry in Suffolk, which they fear will turn the countryside into an "industrial wasteland" and hit tourism.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

A Woodbridge garden centre was the victim of an attempted smash and grab raid at the start of one of their busiest weekends of the year, leading to calls for the community to be more vigilant.