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An Ipswich shopping centre enjoyed over half-a-million visitors who spent more than £25m during December.

Ipswich

Shoppers across Suffolk have voiced their disbelief as Valentine's cards and Easter eggs have appeared on supermarket shelves.

Tesco

Heavy traffic is causing mayhem in Ipswich town centre this afternoon as last-minute shoppers flock to the high street.

Ipswich

Snow was a big feature of last winter as the Beast from the East hit East Anglia.

Weather

Today's weather in East Anglia has begun with showers and the wet weather is expected to continue up until the night before Christmas.

Weather

She may be just six, but little Ellis Somers is no stranger to the spotlight and this Christmas her beaming smile has graced the famous screens on Piccadily Circus.

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Over the Christmas and New Year period we all struggle to keep a lid on our waste - the food bin groans under the weight of turkey carcasses and our blue recycling bulges with empty boxes from trikes and new games consoles so the last thing you want is to miss your rubbish collection.

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From dogs dressed as Rudolph to a snake curled up in tinsel, our readers definitely did not disappoint with their Christmas-themed animal snaps.

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Members of the Suffolk Rocks and Felixstowe Finds Facebook groups have been impressing us with their festive rocks decorated for Christmas.

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If you're hoping for a White Christmas in East Anglia in 2018, you're almost certain to be disappointed - but you really shouldn't be surprised, according to Paul Geater.

Met Office

Have you posted all your Christmas cards and parcels yet? If not, there isn't much time left!

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From subtle Santa hats to tricky gingerbread men Ipswich nail technician Chelsea Scarlett has done them all.

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A vegan activist and mum of three is preparing for her first Christmas as a vegan and explains why she won't give in to her meat-eating friends.

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A mum-of-two has said she is finding it hard to sleep after her family's possessions were destroyed in a house fire.

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Prestigious Essex Turkey producers KellyBronze have released a video showing aspiring BBQ chefs how to cook their bird on the coals this Christmas.

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One Ipswich couple have taken the antics of their naughty elves to an impressive new level.

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Whether it's your puppy dressed in a Santa outfit, or your cat wearing a Christmassy collar, we want to see your pictures.

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An Ipswich couple who decorate their house with Christimas lights to raise money for charity have been left devastated after their illuminated Santa was stolen by late-night thieves.

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Christmas jumper season is almost upon us which means it's nearly time to support those in need and look totally festive at the same time.

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Wrapping up the toilet in Christmas paper, taping up a door and dangling from the ceiling are just a few of the things elves have been up to this week. Watch our video to see more.

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Gallery Do your baubles need a boost?

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Ideas to make our Christmas tree branches even more brilliant

Sudbury

Crowds flocked along to the Woodbridge Christmas Street Fair, to pick up unusual presents and enjoy some festive entertainment.

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Christmas telly schedules have been unveiled hoping to add some seasonal sparkle to some dark nights but Arts editor Andrew Clarke is rather underwhelmed by the lack of imagination

Andrew Clarke

Christmas is in the air - and people have been busy uploading festive photos. Here are some from around the area which have been shared in the last seven days.

University of Suffolk

December is finally here and it can only mean one thing - Santa is on his way.

Tesco

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?

ipswich

November 1984 is the focus of today's Throwback Thursday feature and here we look at a dance festival, the action from Portman Road and the annual Christmas lights switch on.

Cornhill

Get your hands on a Christmas tree from the same company which has supplied 10 Downing Street in previous years.

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

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

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