The revamped Cornhill helped bring many more people into the town centre in 2019 - but the town needs to build on that over the next few years according to the Ipswich Vision Partnership.

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A sharp decline in metal theft has been cautiously welcomed by police, who recognise opportunists could strike at any moment as markets fluctuate.


More than one in 18 deaths in the East of England's largest cities and towns are related to long term exposure to air pollution, a new study has revealed.

A total of 22 market towns and villages in the East of England - including three on the Suffolk/Norfolk border - are set to get ultrafast broadband as part of a national plan to get it to 'harder-to-reach' areas.

Yesterday, 19:00

A new business owner is bucking the trend of closures in the town to sell unique books and plants

Yesterday, 18:58

Households in an Ipswich have been lighting up their lives - with a Window Wanderland event which turned their homes into a magical outdoor gallery.

Yesterday, 12:15

Firefighters were called to tackle a fire in the kitchen of a popular Ipswich pub.

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Ok, the scoreline says 1-0, but we all know the reality was very different, writes North Stander Terry Hunt. We were absolutely streets ahead of Lincoln. The visitors will be pleased to have avoided a real thrashing.

Yesterday, 17:00

James Wilson is more than happy to go under the radar in the centre of the Ipswich Town defence.

Yesterday, 15:38

Lincoln City boss Michael Appleton felt his side could have done more to punish Ipswich Town's 'huffing and puffing' by being more ruthless on the counter-attack.

Yesterday, 14:15

Ipswich Town have are back at the top of the League One table following yesterday's 1-0 home win against Lincoln City. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Yesterday, 11:57

Ipswich Town's League One rivals Blackpool are ready to pay a 'significant sum' to sign Jon Nolan, reports the The Sun on Sunday.

Yesterday, 11:39

Ipswich Town fans spok to the #Gameday cameras before and after yesterday's 1-0 win over Lincoln City which saw the Blues move back to the top of League One - here's what they had to say.

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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, 19:00

A new business owner is bucking the trend of closures in the town to sell unique books and plants

Yesterday, 11:31

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran could win a Grammy tonight - adding yet another top award to his long list of honours.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Sudbury will hold a silk festival every two years following the success of last year's inaugural event, it has been confirmed.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Looking for ideas for entertainment and activities this weekend? Here are suggestions for things to do around the area - ranging from stage shows to a Scottish-themed party for Burns night and watching a roller derby.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Legendary country-rock group Asleep at the Wheel will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary with an exclusive live UK festival appearance at Red Rooster 2020.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

National treasure Su Pollard will be showing a different side to her wide-ranging performing talents when she stars in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival play Harpy which is coming to the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds in March.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Pantos may be still in full swing but Suffolk's theatres are quietly gearing up for their spring season. Actors are stepping out of their panto dame frocks, rehearsals are getting underway, preparing for a diverse array of productions to keep audiences entertained.


Yesterday, 11:40

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Felixstowe & Walton United were forced to settle for a point against Hullbridge Sports in the BetVictor Isthmian North, writes Stuart Daynes.

Yesterday, 10:52

Despite watching his side battle back superbly to draw 2-2 at home to play-off chasing Rushall Olympic, Leiston boss Glen Driver insisted that his team could have ended up with all three points.

Yesterday, 01:16

Suffolk's Arnold Allen moved to 7-0 inside the UFC octagon with a hard-fought points win over gritty veteran Nik Lentz in North Carolina.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they catch up with Needham Market duo Craig Parker and Luke Ingram

Friday, January 24, 2020

Leiston have certainly turned a big corner, since the management team of Glen Driver and Tony Kinsella returned to the East Suffolk club, but there is still much work to be to done to preserve their Step Three status.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

At the end of a brilliantly sunny day of cyclo-cross at World Horse Welfare in Snetterton, James Madgwick raced to the Senior win over a fast-drying course, writes Fergus Muir.

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Before I start this week, let me be quite clear. I like trains. I've always liked trains - from the most modern and fast to narrow-gauge steam trains chugging through Snowdonia.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

As someone born in east Suffolk and who has lived in Ipswich for the last 33 years, I feel I have built up an understanding of the town and my fellow residents.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

MPs returned to Westminster this week, and we really are seeing business returning to something approaching normality in the political world.

Thursday, January 2, 2020

At the start of a new year (and decade) I can't resist taking a look ahead at local and national politics that awaits us - and I'm not convinced 2020 will be a total disaster for the country.

Thursday, December 26, 2019

We Brits love talking about the weather, so I suspect our stories that appeared on the same day at the end of last week will have raised a few wry smiles.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

A week after the 2019 General Election produced a Conservative landslide in the House of Commons, all the parties are now having to work out where this result leaves them.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

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.


A total of 22 market towns and villages in the East of England - including three on the Suffolk/Norfolk border - are set to get ultrafast broadband as part of a national plan to get it to 'harder-to-reach' areas.

Yesterday, 06:40

When American drinks giant Molson Coors bought an historic Suffolk cider business which had been in the same family for eight generations, its first move was to assure residents that it was staying put.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Supermarket giant Tesco is recalling 15 varieties of baby food following concerns that some jars have been tampered with.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

New giant tins of Creme Eggs and Mini Eggs look set to be the big Easter craze this year - but some customers have slammed them for including too much packaging.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Ipswich's MP has blasted rail chiefs for publicising nine weekend line closures a day before engineering work began.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

A major budget hotel chain faced a major writedown after hitting difficulties converting an old listed building in Ipswich.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

An 800-strong workforce has moved into meat giant Cranswick's biggest factory project to date and production has begun.