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Trevor Sheldrick

Hadleigh’s new county councillor Trevor Sheldrick joked he will definitely be attending more meetings than his predecessor – who was forced to resign 18 months after emigrating to the USA.

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Baby Evie Compton is one on Wednesday. Photo: Nigel Brown

An Ipswich mum whose baby was born 12 weeks early while abroad has spoken for the first time about her family’s “scary” experience.

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Hollesley Bay

An inmate is back in a secure jail after nipping out of Hollesley Bay open prison without permission to buy alcohol before trying to smuggle it back in.

08:44
Police are investigating. Stock image.

Police are investigating a string of more than 20 burglaries in Clacton since August 1 – with unlocked windows and doors a key target.

08:30
Andy and Lee Relfe during the Celtic Crossing

Two novices who attempted a 34-mile open ocean crossing in a kayak in aid of a Colchester woman with a brain tumour – when professionals pulled out due to the conditions – have completed the gruelling feat in double-quick time.

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Flood risk veteran Steve Hayman is retiring after 40 years

Flood risk veteran Steve Hayman, who played a key role in the aftermath of the East Coast surge in 2013, is retiring after 40 years.

Ipswich Town

Mick McCarthy after the final whistle at Leeds. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Mick McCarthy has plenty of credit in the bank at Ipswich Town, but that could rapidly start to run out unless things begin to change.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Brett Pitman is injured in a collision with Leeds defender Pontus Jannson

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy conceded his team were ‘poor’ in today’s 1-0 defeat at Leeds United and admitted a lack of goals is a concern.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Jonathan Douglas miss-times a volley on the edge of the Leeds penalty area

Chris Wood’s first half goal was enough to secure Leeds United a fully-deserved 1-0 home victory over Ipswich Town this afternoon with Mick McCarthy’s men lacking an attacking edge.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Freddie Sears rues a missed effort during the Ipswich Town v Aston Villa (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 17 September 2016.    Picture: Steve Waller    www.stephenwaller.com

Hoping for back-to-back away league wins, Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich visit Gary Monk’s Leeds.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Ipswich Town captain Luke Chambers.
 Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy reacts incredulously to the merest suggestion captain Luke Chambers’ position in the team is under threat.

Friday, September 23, 2016
Brett Pitman celebrates scoring against Reading. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Brett Pitman will have to keep ploughing a lone furrow up front for Ipswich Town.

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Sport

Friday, September 23, 2016
Bury's Maku Koroiyadi, right, closes in on Worthing captain Liam Perkins

National 2 South

Bury St Edmunds 20

Worthing 10

A late Liam McBride penalty sealed the game for Bury and in doing so denied Worthing a losing bonus point.

Friday, September 23, 2016
Luke Mascall-Wright throws down a big dunk. He led Ipswich with 22 points.

Patrons Cup

Kent 70

Ipswich 66

Ipswich nearly pulled off an impressive second half comeback, coming up just short to Kent Crusaders, who were relegated from NBL Division One last season.

Business

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Concrete manufacturer Poundfield Products plans to expand after clinching £1m in funding.

A precast concrete firm has cemented a £1m investment deal to boost its manufacturing operation.

Friday, September 23, 2016

The 2015 Port Freight statistics released by the Department for Transport (DfT) yesterday (Thursday, September 22) show that ABP’s Port of Ipswich is once again the UK’s leading export port for agricultural products.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Longstanding Sports Direct chief executive Dave Forsey has resigned from the retailer, with Mike Ashley replacing him.

Friday, September 23, 2016

‘Oldest’ SEO firm celebrates a milestone

Friday, September 23, 2016

More than 263 applications for 20 jobs at new store

EA Life

Yesterday, 15:03
Philip Roberts as Thomas Seymour, at Sudeley Castle this month, with Katherine Parr, played by Rachel McNeil

This palace was more ‘bling’ than Versailles. So why don’t we all know about it?

Yesterday, 09:00

Apparently, a new iPhone was launched earlier this month, writes Thrifty Living columnist Sheena Grant.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

I am awfully sceptical of anyone or anything purporting to have magic powers, writes mother-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Entrepreneur Ben Stiff has launched a gourmet Suffolk sausage business

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Yesterday, 20:14
The Cheeky Monkeys perform at Ipswich Has Talent

Suffolk’s finest talent had a date at the Ipswich Regent on Saturday night.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

It’s been nearly 50 years since women workers at Ford’s Dagenham plant went on strike for equal rights, writes Wayne Savage.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Based on the highly successful British film, which charted the struggle women workers had for equal pay, this colourful musical tackles some thought-provoking subjects with a mixture of passion, insight and a justifiable sense of indignation.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Acclaimed musical Made in Dagenham opens at The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich today.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Love to dance? Then Enchanted Entertainment want to see you this weekend, writes Wayne Savage.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Made in Dagenham is a new musical based on the popular film. It combines great music, laughter and drama but, as arts editor Andrew Clarke finds out, director Douglas Rintoul is anxious to root the show in the real world

Colchester United

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Kurtis Guthrie

Kurtis Guthrie is relishing his roving role, in Colchester United’s midfield, and has targeted a challenging goals tally for the season.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

England Under-21s 6 Norway Under-21s 1