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49 minutes ago

Proposals to build a new retail park next to Morrisons on Sproughton Road in Ipswich look set to be approved by council planners next week.

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A family is marking what would have been an Ipswich mum's 70th birthday, by holding a major event in aid of the ward where she was cared for.


The redevelopment of one of Suffolk's most iconic locations could face judicial review amid concerns recent changes would deprive the community of its "crowning glory".


Police officers who arrested a county lines drug dealer who had stashed more than 200 wraps of heroin and cocaine up his bottom had to wait 17 days for him to pass them, a court has heard.

People will be able to dance along to Elmer's Big Parade in Ipswich this summer - thanks to the creativity of a former student in the town.

50 minutes ago

A local bowls secretary has defended a player who voiced her anger at new rules that disallow women from wearing shorts.

Ipswich Town

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Ipswich Town have today revealed their new home and away kits for the 2019/20 season.

Yesterday, 17:57

Ipswich Town will face Cambridge United, at The Abbey Stadium, in their final summer friendly of 2019.

Yesterday, 17:16

Former Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has again taken a shot at the club - when asked for his views on Brighton sacking manager Chris Hughton.

Yesterday, 17:00

Ipswich Town are to rename the Legends bar at Portman Road in honour of the late, great Kevin Beattie.

Yesterday, 11:21

Ipswich Town fans have had their first glimpse of the new home shirt after the club revealed they will be carrying the name of the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity on the back of first-team shirts for the 2019/20 season.

Yesterday, 06:00

Ipswich Town's young midfielders admit they need to start scoring goals next season.

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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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50 minutes ago

A family is marking what would have been an Ipswich mum's 70th birthday, by holding a major event in aid of the ward where she was cared for.

Yesterday, 20:44

Young people will be given a chance to learn about varied and inspiring careers at this year's Suffolk Show.

Yesterday, 19:00

Are you looking for fun things to do around the Ipswich area over half term? Here are nine family events and activities to choose from.

Yesterday, 13:06

Thousands of visitors will soon be flocking to Trinity Park in Ipswich for the county's biggest two-day visitor experience - the Suffolk Show.

Yesterday, 11:23

Little Miss Sunshine, by James Lapine and William Finn, New Wolsey Theatre, until May 25.

Yesterday, 19:30

Framlingham Gala Fest is back for a second year. The Framlingham Gala was successfully relaunched as a three-day event in 2018 and organisers have unveiled a packed programme providing something for everyone to enjoy this coming weekend.

Tue, 10:49

Astute businesswoman, mountaineer, globetrotter, prolific diarist, a proud lesbian during a time when it was difficult simply to be a woman - Anne 'Gentleman Jack' Lister was one of the 19th century's most intriguing characters. Find out more about BBC1's new heroine. CONTAINS SPOILERS.


Yesterday, 16:45

Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King looks back at a good week for him and a fun weekend ahead!

Yesterday, 13:00

Suffolk athlete Emily Moyes celebrated a notable victory when representing England at the Loughborough International last Sunday.

Yesterday, 12:32

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares another Suffolk sporting success story - this time from Pipers Vale Gymnastics Club in Ipswich.

Yesterday, 07:00

Suffolk athlete Harry Hughes put a year of injury woes behind him to throw the longest distance recorded by a British javelin thrower for seven years, at the Loughborough International on Sunday.

Tue, 12:00

Ipswich Witches team boss Ritchie Hawkins has hailed his side as they sit top of the Premiership table.

Mon, 23:15

MIKE BACON takes a look at how Ipswich Witches beat Wolves and what's going so right at Foxhall.

Star Lifestyle


This week Greater Anglia launched its "Norwich in 90, Ipswich in 60" services - a key element of its 2016 franchise agreement - but is it really a great leap forward?

Yesterday, 14:00

The supermarket giant Sainsbury's started with one store in London's Drury Lane in 1869. Here we look back at its presence in Ipswich

Mon, 12:44

Is hoarding greetings cards a known condition... or is it just me?

Thursday, May 16, 2019

A week from today some of us will be voting in European Elections that it seemed like we would not be holding for politicians who may never take up their seats in Brussels and Strasbourg.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

It looks as if baby Archie, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be kept, as far as possible, away from the glare of publicity. We look at how it's going so far.

Monday, May 13, 2019

The British Board of Film Classification has been sent my X-rays and is due to reveal whether they are indeed mild.... or scary.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

So we've now had a week to digest the local election results across Suffolk and North Essex - and try to read the runes from a distinctly odd result.


Brewers Adnams are planning to invest in improvements at the popular Greyhound pub in Ipswich.

A high proportion of workers across Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk are struggling to make ends meet, with their earnings failing to reach a minimum threshold which wage campaigners say they need to live, according to a study.

Yesterday, 10:00

If you run out of an essential item over the bank holiday, or need some chops and sausages for a last-minute barbecue, when will your local supermarket be open? This is our guide to opening times on bank holiday Monday, May 27.

Yesterday, 19:01

Nightclub Rubix is hoping to take Colchester punters back to the 70s when it opens this bank holiday weekend - here we take a sneak peek inside.

Tue, 19:30

Underage visitors, late night drinking sessions, drug-dealing, fighting and dealing in stolen goods have led to Ipswich's Grinning Rat pub losing its licence.

Yesterday, 16:31

Tourism businesses need to become all-weather attractions and not blame the rain, snow or sun for lost profits, said the boss of two of the region's zoos.

Yesterday, 12:47

Tourism businesses in East Anglia have revealed how they suffered in 2018 from too much rain, sun and snow during key times.