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A CCTV image has been released by police after a woman in her 80s was punched in the face outside Betfred bookmakers in Ipswich.

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Climate activists have threatened to “shut down” Heathrow Airport this Easter bank holiday weekend.


The wife of a Suffolk tourist who suffered a collapsed lung during a family holiday to Cape Verde has revealed it is a relief to have him back in the UK after he was flown home by air ambulance.


The families of a couple who died after the husband killed his wife and himself following missed opportunities from the mental health crisis team have spoken of the ‘need for a better system’.


The A14 has reopened after a four-hour closure due to a quater of a mile oil spill.


A teenage boy has been charged in connection with anti-social motorcycle use in south-east Ipswich after officers spotted a scrambler bike being used illegally on April 14.

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Ipswich Town captain Luke Chambers reflects on what went wrong during a disastrous season and looks to the future following relegation.


Ipswich Town are close to launching their Community Trust, which will deepen the club’s roots in the local community with a particular focus on schools.


Ipswich Town will play in the third tier of English football for the first time in 62 years next season – and they don’t have long to wait before discovering who they’ll play and when as they try to bounce back up to the Championship at the first time of asking.

Yesterday, 17:02

Paul Lambert will hand defender Corrie Ndaba his Ipswich Town debut during the next four games.

Yesterday, 15:43

Paul Lambert expects Danny Rowe to be back with Ipswich Town this summer but is unsure what the future holds for Tom Adeyemi.

Yesterday, 15:01

Paul Lambert expects Josh Emmanuel to be part of his squad next season but the Ipswich Town boss still intends to bring in competition at right-back.

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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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Review: English Touring Opera, Rossini, Verdi, Mozart, Snape Maltings, April 11-13

Yesterday, 19:55

The New Wolsey has announced its autumn season. It contains a classic knock-about farce, a new musical, a mystery which features Agatha Christie, a gripping World War II drama and a new play about dangerous prejudice in a small community

Yesterday, 19:54

Porn is suddenly a talking point once again after the UK government announced that a UK-wide porn ban will be introduced in July. Arts editor Andrew Clarke offers a personal view about the uncertainties and shortcomings of the proposed ban and how it will affect the art world

Yesterday, 13:27

The annual touring Easter pantomime Peter Pan at the Ipswich Regent didn’t fail to get the audience up dancing on their feet last night, as they took a trip to Neverland.

Yesterday, 14:09

A new dramatisation of the Quentin Blake book The Green Ship is to be performed at Woodbridge Library next month.

Yesterday, 14:01

Timothy West CBE and Samuel West in Conversation, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Sunday April 14

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East Anglia was once known as ‘The Bread Basket of Britain’ today it could be re-named as ‘The Main Stage’ as a new report reveals that arts and culture provision has a greater impact on the UK economy than agriculture and Suffolk is shining a spotlight on the way ahead.



Higham racecourse stage the final meeting of their season on Saturday with the traditional Essex and Suffolk fixture, which normally attracts a bumper attendance.


Adrian Pettitt of the Stowmarket and District CC won his own club’s 20 mile Debenham time trial by the smallest of margins, beating David Crisp of Colchester club 3T Racing by just one second.


Jofra Archer’s selection for England’s World Cup Squad has caused much debate over recent days, writes Don Topley in his latest column.


Henley were crowned Bob Coleman Cup winners at Felixstowe & Walton’s Dellwood Avenue on Wednesday night.


Easter Bank Holiday Monday sees more motor sport action at Foxhall Stadium with a bumper afternoon of racing ahead, writes Dean Cox.


Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. This week he heads to Frickley Country parkrun, in West Yorkshire

Yesterday, 19:00

Ipswich Golf Club greenkeeper Aaron Bowen was selected to join the agronomy team at Sawgrass for the Players’ Championship recently. TONY GARNETT went to speak to him.

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Investments and movies can make you feel good, says Peter Sharkey

Yesterday, 11:00

Not everyone believes that William Shakespeare wrote the plays attributed to him and here are some of the reasons why.

Tue, 13:12

I often find local election campaigns very frustrating because far too many politicians see them as glorified opinion polls on the performance of national government rather than a chance for voters to have a say on how local services are run.

Tue, 11:00

The latest celebrity dancer to sashay off with a professional dance partner is Stacey Dooley, according to reports. We consider whether there is a hex on Strictly Come Dancing.

Mon, 10:04

Lynne rather fancies herself as a cleaning guru... check out her top tips here and feel free to ignore them

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Throughout the early spring, scores of people patrol our country roads to help toads and other amphibians across the road, so that the creatures can live and breed in peace.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

It’s been a very long time since I’ve approached the start of a political campaign with quite as much foreboding as I feel about the start of the 2019 local election contest.


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Staff at Anglian Home Improvements have been warned their jobs could be at risk as the company looks to close an Ipswich call centre - less than a year after it opened.

The last sailing barge built in Ipswich is back in her home port more than a century after first taking to the water.

Yesterday, 16:14

The Port of Felixstowe has invested millions of pounds in its first high tech remote-controlled gantry cranes.

Yesterday, 22:19

Dangerous, fake vodka is being removed from the shelves of corner shops in Colchester after trading standards officers warned it could make consumers sick.

Yesterday, 17:57

East Anglian businesses feel they have been left in limbo by the failure of Parliament to agree a Brexit deal – and there are growing fears for jobs and export trade.

Yesterday, 12:15

Healthcare Homes Group has achieved a ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ rating for 12 of its Suffolk homes from the industry regulator the Care Quality Commission.

Yesterday, 11:46

A third of small businesses are leaving themselves open to attack from ruthless cyber criminals – seemingly unaware of the danger they are placing themselves in.