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The A14 has now reopened following disruption caused by a broken down lorry between two major junctions.


Forecasters are predicting a chilly mix of rain, sleet and snow as East Anglia braces for another week of near-freezing temperatures.


It was a night to remember for the region’s stargazers as clear spells saw a rare blood moon light up the skies.

Shake off the Monday blues with this gallery of Suffolk which is sure to put a smile on your face.

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Columnist Iain Dale says this week’s events in parliament show the big gap between some MPs and the people they are supposed to represent


A man has been arrested after police discovered a 15in machete on board an Essex train.

Ipswich Town


Town fan Karl Fuller remembers a post-match Paul Hurst quote... The only day Town actually led 2-0 this season

Yesterday, 14:29

Ipswich Town remain seven points adrift of safety at the foot of the Championship table following yesterday’s 2-0 defeat at Blackburn Rovers. Chief football writer STUART WATSON has his final say of the weekend.

Yesterday, 11:00

North Stander Terry Hunt is enjoying Paul Lambert’s respect for the Club, but feels quite simply, Town are going down.

Yesterday, 06:00

Andy Warren takes a snappy look back at Ipswich Town’s 2-0 loss at Blackburn Rovers.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Paul Lambert says his decision to pay for Ipswich Town fans’ travel to Blackburn today was him repaying a debt of thanks for the support he has received since he arrived.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert felt striker Will Keane was too honest in this afternoon’s -0 defeat at Blackburn Rovers.

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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.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Sheila Payne bought her first car, a 1954 split-screen Morris Minor, 10 years after passing her test and it had a stowaway in the back seat.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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!

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

New play delves into the stories behind some of our region’s most fascinating unexplained phenomena.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

He has finally been crowned king of the ballroom and now Strictly Come Dancing star Kevin Clifton tells Jessica Long why he is returning to a theatre tour which holds professional and personal memories.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

They promised they were on a Motown Mission of classic songs and they certainly delivered.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Slade, Abba or even Timmy Mallett? Which was the first cassette you ever bought? Following reports that cassettes are making a comeback, people have been recalling the first tape they owned.

Friday, January 18, 2019

TV lovers are in for a treat this year with the return of so many great shows including Games of Thrones, Line of Duty, and Stranger Things. But what is top of your priority list?

Thursday, January 17, 2019

East Anglia continues to thrive as one of the leading theatre centres outside London. And this season there are a raft of premieres coming our way.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Baby, It’s Cold Outside – but if you’re a musician dreaming of becoming the next Ed Sheeran, then you could be thinking Here Comes Summer as applications for this year’s Ipswich Music Day on July 7 open next week.


Yesterday, 20:00

Walsham-le-Willows 2 Stowmarket Town 3

Yesterday, 19:30

For many professional athletes, retirement feels like they are losing their identity. But for Suffolk star Goldie Sayers, this has been far from the truth.

Yesterday, 19:00

Helen Davies set a new personal best on her way to winning the 10K race at Snetterton on Sunday.

Yesterday, 15:47

A look back at some of the action in the SIL senior division at the weekend

Yesterday, 13:47

In the latest in our Series of the ever-popular parkruns across Suffolk and North-East Essex, we put the spotlight on Saturday’s weekly Ipswich parkrun

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I have risen to the challenge of cooking without gluten and cow’s milk. I am now a better person.

Yesterday, 07:00

January 21 is designated Blue Monday. Christmas is over, the credit card bills are in, the weather’s rubbish and you don’t get paid until the last day of the month. Here are some tips to get through it.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Ipswich has served its community and many who live outside of the town boundaries for countless years – so why do people talk it down?

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Much has already been said and written about the comments from Suffolk Coastal councillor Geoff Holdcroft about the “cesspit down the road” which was almost universally seen as dig at Ipswich.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Some people are stocking up on tins and dried goods ahead of the Brexit decision, so what’s in their trollies?

Monday, January 14, 2019

Okay, I’ve already said I’m not going vegan but given the chance to be seasonally hairy... bring it on

Monday, January 14, 2019

After Sir Andy Murray’s emotional press conference when he announced he would be retiring from tennis, TalkSport presenter and former Ipswich player Alan Brazil had a bit to say about the sportsman’s tears.


Voting has now begun to find the best local food producers across Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk as part of an annual East of England Co-op competition.

Yesterday, 23:11

Most men might settle for a nice shed or garage as their male retreat. But one man from Ipswich went the whole hog and built a five star luxury bolthole in his back yard.

A UK patisserie and cafe chain says it is still locked in talks with lenders as its future remained in doubt amid an accounting scandal.

Basepoint Business Centre in Ipswich is celebrating ten years of helping businesses taking their first steps.

The University of Essex has been named in the top 100 employers in the country for its efforts to create an inclusive workplace for all staff, whatever their sexual orientation or gender identity.


Listed companies in East Anglia issued a total of ten profit warnings in 2018 – the highest number recorded since 2015.

Yesterday, 16:20

A jewellery group with a combined turnover of more than £24m has called in the administrators.