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Greater Anglia director Andrew Goodrum went “back to the floor” to serve passengers on an Intercity train between East Anglia and London.

Back in the early 1960s as a very small boy, one of my pleasures in life was being taken on a train trip from our home in Saxmundham to our relations’ home in Leiston.

The former Drum and Monkey pub in Princes Street in Ipswich is expected to be demolished by the end of next month.

Greater Anglia guards who are members of the Rail Maritime and Transport Union are to hold another one-day strike on Saturday, May 5, over who should open train doors.

Ipswich’s Sailmakers shopping centre has gone to war with waste by introducing a new recycling programme.

Ipswich is the only council area in Suffolk where there are widespread local elections this year, with 16 seats – one in each ward up for grabs.

Further engineering work is being carried out by Network Rail on the main line to London over the two bank holiday weekends to London.

The first new carriage for Greater Anglia’s fleet of next-generation suburban trains is nearing completion at train-maker Bombardier’s Derby factory.

As a lifelong fan of the music of The Beatles, I can’t quite work out why I’ve never seen the Bootlegs before – but what a fantastic evening at the Regent. They really become the Fab Four.

Have you received excellent service from a member of staff at Greater Anglia? If so the company wants to hear from you as it holds a “Customer Service Week” across its network.

It’s not just roads that need repairs after bad weather! Greater Anglia has spent more than £300,000 resurfacing platforms and car parks at stations across the region.

A new row has blown up between two developers hoping to build major leisure projects on the edge of Colchester.

The businessman behind the development to complete the Winerack on the Waterfront has become the new chairman of Ipswich Conservative Association.

When county council leader Colin Noble dropped his bombshell that he had commissioned a report looking at the future of local government in Suffolk, he must have known he was letting off a firecracker in the world of the county’s public sector.

Suffolk’s mobile phone “not-spots” have leapt to the top of a nationwide survey by businesses highlighting the problems they faced in trying to get a signal.

The former Odeon cinema on Major’s Corner in Ipswich could be set to open its doors again to the public in the summer of 2019 – not to film fans, but to evangelical Christians.

Work on developing the Chilton Woods area on the edge of Sudbury could start within weeks if Suffolk County Council’s cabinet backs a proposal to start selling land for the scheme.

Pupils from the Westbridge Academy in Ipswich will have their artwork put on display at the town’s Tourist Information Centre in St Stephen’s Church later this month.

Nominations have closed for council elections that are taking place in Ipswich and Colchester on May 3.

Tourist Information Centres in two of Suffolk’s most popular honeypots are to close at the end of the year as councils look to save money.

Felixstowe beach hut owners have been told they will not be able to stay in their normal place this summer after winter storms caused serious erosion.

Ipswich’s new flood barrier has given its first public display of how it will protect the town from the threat of storm surges from later this year.

New figures from the government show how council tax bills have trebled during the 25 years they were introduced – and shed new light on which are the cheapest and most expensive places for local authority bills.

Proposals to merge Babergh and Mid Suffolk Councils have been put on hold after county council leader Colin Noble relaunched the “unitary Suffolk” debate last month.

Suffolk is to get a new £20m records office and heritage centre after winning more than £10m from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the project.

Easter has come and gone and suddenly we are caught up in the election season (well, those of us lucky enough to live in Ipswich or Colchester are).

Only two thirds of fire appliances reached property blazes within 11 minutes of getting an emergency call during the last three months of 2017 according to new figures from Suffolk County Council.

Work on a £40m distribution warehouse on the edge of Ipswich is set to start in June after the controversial application was approved by Babergh planners.

Son of a Preacher Man at the Ipswich Regent until Saturday

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