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In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features David Johnson signing for Town and Sir Bobby Robson’s testimonial match at Portman Road

Bobby Robson

Recommendations for the future of Bury St Edmunds’ Christmas Fayre have been slammed as “devoid of ambition” – with calls made to start 2020’s event from scratch.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council

Leiston boss Stuart Boardley says it’s been ‘a promising’ first week at Victory Road for him as the new boss.


Commuters faced delays and cancellations this morning after Greater Anglia announced disruption due to a trespass incident.


Our Best Coffee Shop winners have much to celebrate this year.


Take a look at some of the snaps of the sky which have been shared on Instagram in Suffolk over the last seven days.


Local businesses in Bury St Edmunds attended the Local Links award ceremony on Wednesday to celebrate the achievements of organisations who have been promoting sustainable travel amongst their employees.

Suffolk County Council

A Suffolk man enlisted the help of a classical orchestra to pop the question to his childhood sweetheart in a romantic flash mob proposal at Britain’s busiest train station.

Network Rail

Suffolk’s special needs provision is reportedly in “crisis” as new data reveals one third of children could not get placements within their own county.

Gordon Jones

Suffolk’s Conservative MPs have held a meeting with Education Secretary Damian Hinds in a bid to get more support to deal with the county’s crisis in special needs education.

Therese Coffey

New Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert has brought a team of three with him to Portman Road. ANDY WARREN looks at the men behind the boss.

Marcus Evans

Weird and wonderful ghost stories abound in many corners of East Anglia, with sights and sounds that just can’t be explained. Here are 23 of the most haunted places in the region.

St Mary's Church

Foodbanks in Suffolk have been stepping in to supply tampons to schools, it has revealed, as support is growing to end “period poverty”.

Suffolk County Council

Long-running Suffolk companies are exiting their town centre bases and building up their online trade from out-of-town sites.

Greene King

Playwright Alan Bennett must be a kindly man. He’s certainly sympathetic and very forgiving of human frailties. He understands people and for proof of this you need look no further than his play The Habit of Art which is currently dazzling audiences not only with its wit and sharp dialogue but its understanding of our flaws as human beings.

Andrew Clarke

Sam Barker is a Suffolk based entrepreneur, who helped launch Sliide, a Mobile Technology start-up in 2013, with two friends Corbyn Munnik (CEO) and Frankie Kearney (COO), straight from University. Last year, Sliide won “Most Innovative App in the World” at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which is dubbed the ‘Oscars of Mobile’. He spoke to Gina Long, who also happens to be his mother.

Ipswich Hospital

Football writer Carl Marston dons his anorak to visit clubs in the region (and beyond) in his quest for good football and a good cup of tea. Here he recalls three FA Cup trips.

Freddie Sears

A beauty company in Bury St Edmunds is doing a roaring trade exporting chicken fillets to Americans - but not of the poultry variety.


With four wins and four defeats in league and cup, it’s been something of a bumpy road for Felixstowe & Walton so far this season.


As the two-year anniversary of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague’s disappearance approaches, his mother opens up about theories, potential new searches and her first grandchild.

Corrie McKeague

Luke Woolfenden wants to use his loan at League Two Swindon to help secure a place in the Ipswich Town side for the start of next season.

Tristan Nydam

Bury St Edmunds have won the Stenson Shield, Suffolk’s inter-club scratch inter-club knockout, for the first time.


We found out more about a pop-up sushi and Japanese supper club in Bury St Edmunds.


Bury Town 3 Great Wakering 2


Debenhams, The Apex, Cafe Rouge, Boots, West Suffolk Hospital, The Fox, The Nutshell – they’re all in a new book by Martyn Taylor. But has he forgotten anything?

West Suffolk Hospital

Ashtons Legal is sponsoring the first Bury Goes Biking event which is taking place on September 30, in Bury St Edmunds.

Suffolk County Council

As Bury St Edmunds was celebrating reaching the final of the Britain in Bloom competition, in Ipswich there were congratulations for the Suffolk neighbour – but also a call for the town to rediscover its green fingers.

United Kingdom

A ‘topless’ statue of a Suffolk surgeon – who has twice been diagnosed with breast cancer – was unveiled in Bury St Edmunds at the weekend.

Ipswich Hospital

Mike Bacon takes a look at why some ‘mainstream’ sports are slowly fading out of sight... And out of mind!

Paul Hurst

The news that Ipswich Council is to make a further £500,000 available to allow work to start on refurbishing Broomhill Pool has been widely welcomed – but opposition leader Ian Fisher has pointed out that ultimately the cost will probably fall on council tax payers.

Ipswich Council

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