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Yesterday, 16:44

Worried neighbours in an Ipswich street claim brazen drug dealing is taking place in front of children returning home from school.

Yesterday, 13:00

A 17-year-old youth accused of being involved in a fight in the car park of an Ipswich McDonald’s restaurant during which a 16-year-old boy was stabbed has admitted an offence of violent disorder.

Yesterday, 19:18

There is good news for bargain hunters in Stowmarket as a discount store bids to make a return to the town.

Yesterday, 17:28

Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with incidents of stalking in the Norwich Road area of Ipswich.

Yesterday, 17:04

Families on the Ravenswood estate have spoken of their disappointment after it was announced Rudolph and Santa won’t be passing through their streets this year.

Yesterday, 17:00

Ipswich singer/songwriter Richard Osborne - who records under his surname - Osborne, has a worldwide hit on his hands with his debut dance single.

Yesterday, 16:35

MP Dr Dan Poulter has demanded that Mid Suffolk Council takes action to ensure there is no development on land at Brockford in his constituency without planning permission.

Yesterday, 16:30

Strictly Come Dancing attracts millions of viewers every Saturday evening to the BBC and the show has breathed new life into what has been a popular pastime in Ipswich for decades.

Yesterday, 14:16

A three vehicle crash on the A12 at Saxmundham caused traffic hold ups at lunchtime today.

Yesterday, 13:51

Ed Sheeran is known for his romantic music - and now the star has stopped a show to allow a fan to propose to his girlfriend.

Yesterday, 13:26

A BMW X5 has been broken into with the centre dashboard, including sat-nav device and steering wheel stolen.

Yesterday, 12:01

A motorist had to be cut free from their car this morning following a crash at the junction of Newton Road and Rosehill Road, in Ipswich.

Yesterday, 11:18

An inmate at Highpoint Prison in Suffolk has made a mockery of the justice system after posting a YouTube video from a mobile phone in his cell.

Yesterday, 10:43

It might only be November but Christmas enthusiasts across Suffolk are already decking out their homes with festive decorations.

Yesterday, 10:04

Witnesses are being sought after a crash on the Copdock roundabout where the A12 and A14 meet.

Yesterday, 09:41

They might have spent decades living in the USA, but their hearts are still in Ipswich. A group of 20 “GI brides” met up in San Antonio, Texas, for their annual reunion.

Yesterday, 09:05

Traffic delays on A12 and A14 causing delays for commuters, with knock-on problems across the town.

Yesterday, 08:45

Today is going to get colder with the chance of heavy rain showers mixed with hail and sleet.

Yesterday, 08:35

It is a swanky diner which brings a touch of American culture to the streets of Ipswich.

Yesterday, 08:26

An elderly woman was comforted by a local dog while she spent two and a half hours shivering on a Suffolk road waiting for an ambulance to arrive.

Yesterday, 18:55

David Button will lead by example as he joins more than 400 fundraisers to brave the wintry weather on Christmas morning and run into the sea at Felixstowe.

Yesterday, 17:52

From its ‘Go Bananas’ HQ in Bury St Edmunds, this forest advanture company now employs more than 1,000 people across the UK and the US.

Mon, 20:16

A 16-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries after being stabbed in the car park of a McDonald’s restaurant in Ipswich during a violent fight in front of shocked members of the public, it has been alleged.

Yesterday, 16:56

Staff at Tendring District Council-run leisure centres have rowed, swum and hiked hundreds of miles in aid of Children in Need, with more than £2,700 raised.

Yesterday, 16:34

Suffolk police are warning drivers of delays across a number of the county’s roads after a series of collisions.

Most read stories this week

Worried neighbours in an Ipswich street claim brazen drug dealing is taking place in front of children returning home from school.

A motorist had to be cut free from their car this morning following a crash at the junction of Newton Road and Rosehill Road, in Ipswich.

Traffic delays on A12 and A14 causing delays for commuters, with knock-on problems across the town.

It is a swanky diner which brings a touch of American culture to the streets of Ipswich.

An inmate at Highpoint Prison in Suffolk has made a mockery of the justice system after posting a YouTube video from a mobile phone in his cell.

Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with incidents of stalking in the Norwich Road area of Ipswich.

An Ipswich man who drove with no headlights after drinking eight cans of lager at a barbecue has been handed a suspended jail sentence.

A 17-year-old youth accused of being involved in a fight in the car park of an Ipswich McDonald’s restaurant during which a 16-year-old boy was stabbed has admitted an offence of violent disorder.

Paul Geater

I’m a lover of nature – and of the animals that share this planet with us.

Things are getting tight at Suffolk County Council – and next year’s budget is going to be even more challenging than it has faced this year.

When Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond stood up to deliver his Budget speech last week, much was made of his heralding the “end of austerity.”

So after nine months’ work and £3.6m the new-look Ipswich Cornhill is finally open to the public again. But has it all been worth it?

Chancellor Philip Hammond had a bit to say on the state of our town and city centres this week as he announced his budget.

The question of whether MPs should have a second job has reared its head again after it was revealed that Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter was working more than 25 hours a week in a London hospital.

John Lewis is to stop selling DVD players. The “must have” technology of the first years of the 21st century is now officially redundant – here Paul Geater looks at but what might be next to bite the dust.

Anyone who has read my columns or seen my tweets over the last two and a half years will be under no doubt that I don’t like the idea of Brexit.

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