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A burglar was found with a pair of bolt croppers when arrested on suspicion of stealing more than £1,000 of computer equipment from Ipswich Hospital.

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Sunbathers armed with ice creams and deck chairs could again swarm on the Suffolk seaside ahead of what could be the hottest day of the year.

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Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 62-year-old man who failed to show up to work on Thursday morning.


With a late Easter and local council elections just 10 days away, candidates and their supporters will carry on campaigning over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Yesterday, 17:46

A woman approached a young girl as she played in Alderman Park, Ipswich yesterday afternoon and pulled her arm, police have said.

Yesterday, 19:55

A woman in her 70s had money stolen from her purse by two men who called at her Ipswich home posing as water engineers.

Yesterday, 19:24

A former Chelsea football player who rebuilt his life after getting involved in drugs says young people need strong role models and hope for the future to keep them out of the clutches of gangs.

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Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert does not expect to have any issues lifting his players for this afternoon’s visit to Preston, as life after relegation begins for the Blues.


We take a look back at some famous Easter Weekend games for the Blues...

Yesterday, 16:16

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

Yesterday, 16:15

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.

Yesterday, 06:00

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.

Wed, 17:02

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

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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, 19:24

Bob Dylan sang: ‘The Times They Are-A-Changin’ and that is certainly true of digital technology but for book lovers, music and film enthusiasts, it seems that life on a ‘cloud’ is not always for the better

Yesterday, 11:17

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

Yesterday, 20:00

A zoo in Essex is celebrating the birth of two adorable red river hog piglets.

Wed, 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

Wed, 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

Wed, 14:09

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

Wed, 14:01

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


Yesterday, 22:49

Mike Bacon reflects on Ipswich Witches’ fine 52-38 win over Belle Vue Aces at Foxhall Stadium.

Yesterday, 21:33

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Yesterday, 14:51

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

Yesterday, 13:57

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.

Yesterday, 12:37

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

Yesterday, 10:04

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, 09:38

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

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Yesterday, 17:29

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

Wed, 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.


Yesterday, 17:03

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.

Yesterday, 05:30

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

Wed, 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.

Wed, 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.

Wed, 16:14

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

Wed, 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.

Wed, 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.