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Universal credit has now been rolled out across Suffolk, with nearly 30,000 people signing up to the scheme.


The scale of GP shortages in our region is laid bare in NHS data which ranks parts of Suffolk and Essex among the worst places in England for patient-doctor ratios.


A man accused of murdering Tavis Spencer-Aitkens has denied having anything to do with the Ipswich teenager’s stabbing.

Ipswich Crown Court

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


Under-pressure foodbanks battled record demand and answered crisis calls around the clock this Christmas and New Year – as more people than ever before faced hardship in Suffolk and north Essex.


At least we didn’t need a lip-reader in this case – it was very clear what deputy leader of Suffolk Coastal District Council, Geoff Holdcroft, said.

Ipswich Borough Council

A beloved book store for Christians is set to shut when its volunteer manager retires.


Ipswich Town’s Under 23s remain top of the league following this afternoon’s 4-2 victory over Bristol City. Andy Warren makes his observations.

Tristan Nydam

A trio of Christmas drink-drivers have been banned from the roads after all being disqualified on previous occasions.

UN Court

Paul Lambert believes Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans needs to change the way the club handles players’ contracts.

Grant Ward

If Greater Anglia’s promises come true, 2019 should be a very good year for the region’s rail passengers – the first new trains will start to be introduced and Network Rail should finish its long-term upgrade work between Shenfield and London.


We look back over the year and finds that despite the High Street woes, there was plenty for local companies to celebrate in 2018.


Ipswich town centre is not overrun with shops but shifting the spotlight from retail, restaurants and pubs could bring benefits, business and council chiefs have said.

David Ellesmere

Two national lottery winners are doing their part and getting hands-on for a big Christmas party for young carers in Essex.


Following Ipswich Town’s 1-0 victory over Wigan Athletic, ANDY WARREN gives his Sunday verdict.

Luke Chambers

The team at Festool, the Suffolk-based power tool manufacturer, has embraced the festive season by building a special sleigh for Santa, and delivering it to Ipswich.


Igloo dining, gin bars and all you can eat buffets have been added to the list of options in store for foodie fans in Ipswich.


Livi John is Sorting Out Suffolk, as she launches her new business to help us reclaim our own space. Lynne Mortimer meets the ace de-clutterer

Lynne Mortimer

Motorists are being advised by Suffolk police to expect delays across the county’s roads on two separate occasions during the festive period.

Suffolk police

More trains than ever are being delayed or cancelled on East Anglia’s rail network as repeated pledges to improve services failed to materialise, the industry watchdog has said.

Therese Coffey

Paul Lambert firmly believes Ipswich Town will ‘have the last laugh’ this season.

Paul Hurst

The secretary of the Hindu Samaj in Ipswich has spoken about his hopes of making the river Orwell a place to scatter the ashes of Suffolk Hindus.


As Suffolk and Essex police launch their annual campaign to crack down on drink driving this Christmas, what incentives are on offer for those staying away from alcohol?

Tim Passmore

WNBL Division One

Ipswich 83

Anglia Ruskin 93

Ipswich welcomed the reigning WNBL D1 Champions to Copleston, and both teams entertained the crowd with a thrilling encounter.

Nick Drane

Meet the Christmas fanatics

Friday, November 30, 2018

Have you heard about the man from Ipswich who gets ready for Christmas on October 1? Or the woman that brings a smile to people’s faces with her festive creations year-round?


An doctor has been ordered to pay off a lump sum of the £5,398.55 he owes in council tax.


Can Ipswich Town avoid relegation to the third-tier for the first time since 1958? STUART WATSON looks at the odds based on 14 years of Championship football.


Ipswich Town were beaten 3-2 at home by Bristol City on Wednesday evening.

Freddie Sears

Investec East Conference

Ipswich 2

Horsham 4

Ipswich turned in one of their best performances of the season, but two early soft goals cost them a point, writes Emma Millar.

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