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The northern bypass debate has divided opinion, but one thing most would agree on is that something must be done to improve traffic in Ipswich - but what?

A three-day inquest is due to begin today into the death of a one-day-old baby.


An 'enraged' nightclub goer who pushed a man to the ground and kicked him in the head told police he was protecting his partner.

Yesterday, 21:00

Two men became involved in a brawl in Ipswich town centre because they felt a dead relative had been disrespected on Facebook, a court has heard.

Yesterday, 19:21

Snow could fall in Suffolk next week as the region looks set to endure plunging temperatures.

Plummeting GDP, labour shortages, a spike in costs ... The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership's new Brexit report makes worrying reading for businesses in the East. Sarah Chambers reports.


The results of the Ipswich northern route consultation has prompted a flurry of responses from civic leaders in the county - both for and against the proposals.

Jeremy Bamber says reports of his behaviour following the White House Farm murders in Essex were "exaggerated or just nonsense" during an interview from prison.

Yesterday, 15:10

An Ipswich man has denied making and possessing indecent images of children, and inciting three boys to send him indecent images of themselves.

Yesterday, 12:54

An investigation is underway following reports of alleged rogue traders conducting work on the roof of an elderly Suffolk resident's property.

The "Bill Turnbull effect" is helping to steadily break the taboo of men talking openly about prostate cancer, campaigners have said.

A woman has been left with hip and abdominal injuries after her BMW collided with a tree in a rural Suffolk road.

Yesterday, 10:20

A community the size of Haverhill would need to be built around the north of Ipswich to make it economically viable to construct a new northern bypass, according to the long awaited report into the proposed new road.

A 20-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after the rural policing team and the RSPCA visited a caravan site.

Yesterday, 19:18

A moody stretch of coast famous for its sunken village is set to be included on a round-England coastal path.

Yesterday, 19:01

With a "model tenancy agreement" on the horizon there may be light relief for renters seeking accommodation with pets...but how easy will it really be to find these properties?

Yesterday, 19:00

An Ipswich drumming sensation who has starred on The Ellen DeGeneres Show is set to perform a one-off gig at an Argos store.

Taxis in west Suffolk could have a standard livery, a single licensing zone and uniform rules on vehicle ages and criminal convictions for drivers under new proposals.

Yesterday, 18:40

£1 million in NHS funding promises a new service to help prevent Suffolk children needing to be admitted to psychiatric facilities for mental health.

Yesterday, 18:33

Several caravans are understood to have parked up in the Park and Ride at Martlesham.

Yesterday, 17:59

Watchdog Ofcom has dropped its probe into whether BT had breached rules meant to protect small firms from large costs, after it reimbursed all affected companies.

Conservatives in Ipswich have called for a "major rethink" of services, claiming that the Labour-run council has "buried its head in the sand" by not making savings sooner.

Yesterday, 17:25

A former nurse who has beaten leukaemia has spoken of her delight at winning £1,000 in an East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star competition.

The prospect of a northern bypass to aid Ipswich's traffic problems appears to be on the rocks, after support for the project splintered.

Yesterday, 16:39

Police are appealing for witnesses after the tail of a horse was found cut by an unknown person near Woodbridge.

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