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Yesterday, 20:10

Police, firefighters and the ambulance service joined forces to help rescue a woman from an Ipswich river.

Yesterday, 18:58

With Halloween just around the corner these black cats Hagrid, Rafferty, Melon and Marnie are looking for a fun-loving home to enjoy the spooky season.

Yesterday, 17:25

A Suffolk woman will sit in the Who Wants to be a Millionaire hot seat with Jeremy Clarkson tonight, as she hopes to take home £1 million.

Yesterday, 11:09

A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed yesterday.

Yesterday, 18:25

Three fire crews were stood down after responding to what turned out to be a hoax call in Stowmarket.

Yesterday, 13:47

Drivers experienced delays this afternoon after two vehicles collided at a busy junction near the famous Sutton Hoo site just outside of Woodbridge.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 16:21

Ipswich Town's unbeaten start to the season came to an end with a 2-0 defeat at Accrington Stanley this lunchtime. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Yesterday, 15:45

Ipswich Town were beaten 2-0 by Accrington Stanley this afternoon. Andy Warren hands out his player ratings.

Yesterday, 15:37

Ipswich Town fans have been reacting to their side's 2-0 defeat at Accrington Stanley.

Yesterday, 15:06

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert says there shouldn't be a 'doom and gloom' reaction after his side's unbeaten start to the campaign ended with a disappointing 2-0 defeat at lowly Accrington Stanley this lunchtime.

Yesterday, 13:53

Ipswich Town's unbeaten League One record is gone following a miserable defeat at Accrington this afternoon.

Yesterday, 06:00

Ipswich Town were beaten 2-0 at Accrington Stanley this afternoon.

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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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Friday, October 18, 2019

Organisers of a popular, yet controversial, Christmas attraction have announced the countdown to this year's opening - despite the renewed threat of being shut down over traffic concerns.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Historic Helmingham Hall will be turning its gardens into a lit-up winter wonderland to start the festive season.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Our journalists and a visual specialist were invited to check out the thrills and spills of Kentwell Hall's haunted village...but what did they make of it?

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Iconic artist Egon Schiele perfected a stark, dramatic look to his works which also included a compelling erotic under-current. DanceEast hosts a premiere which brings Schiele's world to life

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Suffolk has a long association with the Saxons and this weekend Stonham Barns is staging a living history event which will allow visitors to get up and close and personal with these larger-than-life raiders

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Youngsters can swim for free at several Suffolk leisure centres over the October half term and Christmas holidays.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sausage fans got to take sample some unusual new flavours at the annual Framlingham sausage festival today.


Yesterday, 18:33

Bury Town manager, Ben Chenery, felt his side were "far superior" during Saturday's 2-1 win at Felixstowe & Walton United.

Yesterday, 13:24

Round-up from the Suffolk & Ipswich League Senior Division

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Felixstowe & Walton United 1 Bury Town 2

Thursday, October 17, 2019

MIKE BACON reflects on an exciting 2019 for Ipswich Witches and pinpoints 5 things we have learned

Thursday, October 17, 2019


Swindon Robins 62 Ipswich Witches 27 Agg: 111-68

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Ipswich Witches were well-beaten at the Abbey Stadium this evening as Swindon Robins claimed the Premiership title.

Star Lifestyle

Thursday, October 17, 2019

When they first hit the headlines by protesting in London and other cities across the world a few months ago, I had considerable sympathy for the Extinction Rebellion protesters and their cause.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Anyone who has seen my column over the last couple of years will know of my concerns about the violent language that is increasingly being used in political debates in this country.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Ipswich's new-look Cornhill has certainly proved to be a significant meeting place this month with three major protests taking place - or at least gathering there.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

If Boris Johnson had had his way a couple of weeks ago we wouldn't be at the start of the party conference season now, we would have been at the start of a general election campaign.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

I've always had a fairly benign view of local councillors - I'm sure that the vast majority put themselves up for election to make life better (as they see it) for their local communities.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Trying to find a topical subject for a political column this week has been a total nightmare - no sooner has one issue blown up than the next thing you know it is trumped by something else even more unlikely.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The debate over the Ipswich northern bypass - or Northern Route as councillors like to call it - sometimes looks like a gift that keeps on giving for political journalists like myself.


Yesterday, 05:30

Residents have raised concerns after news spread that an adult-themed shop would be opening in Felixstowe seafront - with councillor Graham Newman arguing that a "sex shop has no place in the town".

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Community health workers have been shocked by the theft of a potentially life-saving defibrillator machine from its Ipswich Waterfront site.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Fashion retailer Bonmarché - which has stores in Ipswich, Felixstowe and Bury St Edmunds - has collapsed into administration, putting almost 2,900 jobs at risk, administrators have said.

Friday, October 18, 2019

An adult-themed shop looks set to open on Felixstowe seafront after an existing waffle shop was forced to close.

Friday, October 18, 2019

A trendy shoe shop chain is the latest store to close its doors in Ipswich - as it is revealed there are more than 100 shop units currently empty in the town.

Friday, October 18, 2019

More than 450 pubs, clubs, high street shops and offices across Ipswich are currently empty - with more than 300 in the town centre alone.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Times are tough on the nation's high streets - but one independent Ipswich food shop has defied the years to celebrate a quarter of century of catering to the area's sausage fans.