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In his latest column, Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE analyses prime minister Theresa May’s tumultuous week at Westmister amid rows over Brexit.

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07:30

The independent body responsible for triple murderer David McGreavy’s release has insisted it will never free dangerous criminals until it is “convinced” it is safe to do so.

Views being submitted over a “compromise” design for the £3million restoration of a historic Suffolk pier will be discussed next month.

In his latest column, Suffolk police chief constable GARETH WILSON looks at the highs and lows of policing at Christmas - and how you can prevent yourself becoming a victim of crime during the festive season.

09:58

One dog at a Suffolk RSPCA centre is facing a second Christmas without a “forever home”.

09:57

The Shotley peninsula community is at its best when it’s working together, says this week’s community hero Rosemary Diplock.

07:30

The number of people visiting Ipswich Cornhill has increased significantly since refurbishment work finished at the start of November, according to new measuring devices in the town centre.

Ipswich Town

13:00

Following Ipswich Town’s 1-0 victory over Wigan Athletic, ANDY WARREN gives his Sunday verdict.

12:04

Watch match highlights as Ipswich Town secure their first victory under Paul Lambert.

10:47

Ipswich Town have been linked with a loan move for Norwich City midfielder Ben Marshall.

10:18

At last Northstander Terry Hunt has an Ipswich Town home victory to savour... Now it’s time to build on that.

06:00

Andy Warren hands out his player grades following Ipswich Town’s 1-0 victory over Wigan yesterday.

Yesterday, 18:55

Andy Warren gives his observations following Ipswich Town’s hard-fought 1-0 victory at Portman Road this afternoon.

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My first car

Tue, 10:02

With its peeling paintwork and clunky suspension, Ella Wilkinson’s battered Mazda 3 was not a picture of health but she loved it all the more for that but had to resort to a hammer when she locked herself out!

Friday, December 7, 2018

Bernice Hartley’s first car was a 1933 Austin 7, called Chug, and it certainly did after she drove into some flood water and had to be hauled out by a tractor.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Richard Baxter recalls the pride he felt about owning his first car, a 2000 Ford Fiesta, and the sense of freedom that it gave him.

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Yesterday, 10:08

With talented well-known stars, unscripted fits of laughter and something for everyone to enjoy - The Regent have pulled off another unforgettable Christmas pantomime.

Fri, 18:56

The Oscar season starts here. This week a number of US critics awards feted Alfonso Cuaròn’s Netflix movie Roma and The Golden Globes gave a hint at what films are likely to be this year’s front-runners. But, Arts editor Andrew Clarke feels that there is change in the air

Fri, 11:34

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury is set to meet fans on a visit to Ipswich.

Fri, 10:20

Get ready for an unforgettable night of comedy and campness as Julian Clary brings his Born to Mince tour to the region in 2019.

Thu, 19:56

Midge Ure, one of the prime innovators of 1980s electronic pop, will be marking the 40th anniversary of Ultravox and the hit album Vienna with a special tour. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke takes a walk down an atmospheric memory lane

Thu, 15:13

It’s the season to be chilly with festive swims taking place across the region to help cure those Christmas Day hangovers.

Thu, 09:58

Igloo dining, gin bars and all you can eat buffets have been added to the list of options in store for foodie fans in Ipswich.

Sport

37 minutes ago

It was another thrilling 2-2 draw for Coplestonians, the home side twice coming back to earn a deserved point against a powerful Bourne Vale outfit.

10:00

Suffolk athlete John (Jack) Millar loved every minute of his first taste of major international competition, at last weekend’s European Cross Country Championships, held in Tilburg, Netherlands.

Fri, 17:03

Two of the form teams in Thurlow Premier clash at Summer Road this weekend.

Fri, 13:21

Stowmarket Town could be forgiven for feeling a growing sense of déjà vu with how their title challenge in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division is going this season, writes Alex Moss.

Fri, 12:10

The Non-League Podcast: Why we love the game. Favourite hospitality grounds. Ex-pros, Christmas jumpers and hats off to Suffolk FA.

Star Lifestyle

Thu, 05:30

The region’s rail services have taken a double whammy this week with the news that reliability fell during the middle of the year – and then we had confirmation that there would be another three-month weekend blockade of the main line to London.

Wed, 15:31

There is a temptation to spend yourself broke at Christmas but take care, you could spend a long time paying for a happy Christmas.

Mon, 13:23

After coming off the HRT tablets, Lynne is looking for new ways to tackle the effects of menopause. She’s not sure this latest gizmo works.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The news that Ipswich Borough Assets has spent £23.3m on buying Beardmore Park in Martlesham Heath to provide an investment income stream has provoked many comments over the last week.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

In the years since 2010, women’s state pension age has risen to 65 years and from December 6, this year, a rise to 66 begins to be phased in.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Lynne is at home nursing a Christmas shopping injury

Monday, December 3, 2018

Are you entitled to a tax rebate as a Christmas bonus from HMRC? Employees in Suffolk are being urged to check if they qualify.

Business

11:30

Colchester’s latest development beyond the A12 can coexist with the town centre without competing - says the town’s MP.

Yesterday, 14:01

A conservative club that survived through two world wars is set to close next week, with its committee blaming a ‘stay-at-home’ drinking culture for the dwindling bar takings.

Fri, 18:09

A garden centre that runs a popular Christmas Wonderland attraction has been criticised for making life a ‘nightmare’ for its neighbours in the run-up to Christmas.

Fri, 16:34

Food will be served at a popular Ipswich pub for the first time after a mother and son duo took over earlier this year.

A property investment firm created by two Suffolk councils that had come under fire for investing outside of the county has acquired its first Suffolk asset.

Fri, 15:30

The team at Festool, the Suffolk-based power tool manufacturer, has embraced the festive season by building a special sleigh for Santa, and delivering it to Ipswich.

Fri, 13:49

A nuclear reactor which uses the same technology as is planned for Sizewell C has just been successfully launched in China.