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Two people have been taken to hospital following a suspected gas explosion near Lowestoft.

Astronomy enthusiasts will be gathering outside Isaacs on March 20 to view the celestial event - and you are invited to join them.

This weekend’s Ormiston Families Children’s Marathon has been postponed.


Police have been called to the scene of a collision between a car and a motorcycle on a road near Sudbury.


A Bury St Edmunds church is turning into a cinema as it intends to hold free community film events over the coming year.

Six buildings in Suffolk are in the running to win awards dished out by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 23:07

Leeds v Ipswich: Daryl Murphy’s saved penalty proved crucial as Ipswich Town suffered a 2-1 defeat to Leeds United, at Elland Road, on Wednesday night.

Yesterday, 22:39

Leeds v Ipswich: Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy could not hide his disappointment and frustration following tonight’s 2-1 defeat at Leeds United.

Yesterday, 21:59

Leeds v Ipswich: The Blues missed the chance to move back into the Championship’s top six, losing 2-1 at Leeds United on Wednesday evening.

Yesterday, 19:01

Leeds v Ipswich: Ipswich Town’s top scorer Daryl Murphy and his regular strike partner, Freddie Sears, are among two of a quartet of players that have been dropped for tonight’s game at Leeds United.

Yesterday, 07:00

Confident striker Chris Wood is ready to do some damage for Ipswich Town at the business end of the season.

Yesterday, 06:00

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy hopes Leeds United’s defenders – fresh from being given a torrid time by free-flowing Watford – are nervous about the prospect of facing his powerful side.

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Yesterday, 09:00

An independent report into the impact of the Friends Life Women’s Tour cycle race last year has found the event boosted the Tendring district economy by almost £600,000.

Tue, 18:06
Suffolk’s Year of Cycling launch event at the Apex, Bury St Edmunds. No names.

‘Get on your bike and get riding’ was the message sent out to the people of Suffolk at today’s launch of the county’s Year of Cycling.

Monday, February 23, 2015
Donna Mills (2nd left to right) Emma Millar Ipswich Ladies Hockey Team and Roy Dunnett of club sponsor Seven present Patsy Johson-Cisse (front left)  of EACH with a cheque for £1000 after their fundraising efforts.

A sports club has donated £1,000 to charity after a fundraising auction.

Monday, February 23, 2015
Josh Webster

Stowmarket’s Josh Webster will be returning to the Porsche Carrera Cup GB championship to defend his title with support from the 2014/15 Porsche GB Scholarship.



Market traders being forced from their base in central Colchester say it will cost them their livelihood – and be dangerous.

Yesterday, 18:19
The Legal & General office in Friars Bridge Road, Ipswich.

The first phase of around 140 job losses at the Ipswich office of insurance giant Legal & General will take effect from the end of this week, the group has confirmed.

The new Genesis Housing apartments on Stoke Quay in Ipswich.

The Ipswich skyline has been transformed by the striking Genesis Housing development at Stoke Quay.

1992 - Newly opened Buttermarket, Ipswich

Ipswich’s biggest shopping centre could see a new lease of life with restaurants and leisure facilities joining retail space after being bought for £9.2million.

BT's Adastral Park complex in Martlesham Heath

Telecoms giant BT is to create 1,000 new apprenticeships and graduate jobs this year.

EA Life

Yesterday, 14:30

Who isn’t looking forward to the new Judi Dench film, the Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which opened in Suffolk cinemas at the weekend?

Yesterday, 14:12
Fiona Mortimer-Wood

Complementary medicine may not appeal to everyone but it changed Fiona Mortimer-Wood’s life, she tells Ellen Widdup.

Tue, 11:06
From The Archives West

Bury in Bloom  Plate and Trophy presentations .

September 2000

Were you at any of the events or do you recognise any of the people in this week’s archive pictures?

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Marta Sais at The Wild Man at Sproughton

I think it’s fair to say that the last time I visited The Wild Man at Sproughton, it was looking a little rough around the edges.

What's On

With a pint of ale in his hand, Al Murray had complete control of the Ipswich Regent crowd.

Yesterday, 18:37
Little Shop of Horrors at One

Sixth form students charmed over 1,000 people during a week-long showing of Little Shop of Horrors.

Yesterday, 10:15
The Mist In The Mirror, the new supernatural thjriller from author Susan Hill which is being turned into a stage play at The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich and Bury Theatre Royal.

Susan Hill, author of The Woman In Black, has a great reputation for penning chilling ghost stories – however, with this latest stage adaptation of her work we have more of an Edwardian melodrama than a 21st century play.

Yesterday, 09:01
The team behind new show Jurassic Adventures, at the Ipswich Regent this month, bring a dinosaur to meet the pupils at Rushmere Hall Primary School, Ipswich. Photos: Lucy Taylor

He may have seemed scary, too scary for some, but this T-Rex turned out to be pussycat when he visited youngsters at Rushmere Hall Primary School in Ipswich.

Tue, 16:16
Robert Gill (Frank), Thomas Pickles (Alan) in Sign of the Times

Two men meet on a roof and at first glance they have nothing at all in common other than their job at a commercial lettering factory. One is Frank (Robert Gill), a man who has played it by the book for over thirty years while harbouring an apparently hopeless desire to become a novelist. The other is sixteen year old trainee Alan (Thomas Pickles) whose interests appear limited to his band Lizard and iPod. Frank gives a disinterested Alan the benefit of his considerable experience as Head of Installation at Forshaws and how it is ‘in life’ generally.

Colchester United

Yesterday, 13:13

Two mascots went head-to-head as they pedalled for 90 minutes to promote a charity event.

Tue, 22:41
Tony Humes

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, admitted that his players have “got to do better than that,” if they are to avoid relegation this season.

Tue, 22:25
Colchester United v Notts County FC.
Sky Bet League One.
Kayleigh Osborne in action for Col U.

Colchester United 0 Notts County 1

Tue, 06:00
Matt Briggs, set to return after illness

Colchester United manager, Tony Humes, is under no illusions about the importance of tonight’s game, against visiting Notts County.

Mon, 06:00
Sean Clohessy

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, was disappointed with Sean Clohessy’s response to being substituted, at Doncaster on Saturday.