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Oyster fisheries in the River Colne were officially opened yesterday with an age-old traditional ceremony.


A playbarn opened in Lower Hacheston this year by a father in memory of two of his children is launching its year-round donation drive for a local charity.

Traffic police in Suffolk and Norfolk stopped 36,000 drivers in a year on suspicion of what are termed the ‘Fatal Four’ motoring offences.

Disappointment was voiced last night over renewed uncertainty for Suffolk residents waiting for a decision on Sizewell’s new nuclear reactors.


Shocked onlookers described their horror after a man was “engulfed in flames” in a busy part of Lowestoft town centre.


A Suffolk town is celebrating the arrival of its new bandstand with a Party in the Park.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 16:00

Ipswich Town legend Frans Thijssen hopes that flying winger Tommy Oar will continue to help his beloved Blues play ‘the right way’.

Yesterday, 15:00

Take a look at our numerical guide to Ipswich Town’s history in international football.

Yesterday, 11:40

Ipswich Town youngster Josh Yorwerth has recommended a loan move to his Ipswich Town peers, and revealed he found his own temporary home, having been left in the wilderness at Cardiff City, writes Chris Brammer.

Yesterday, 11:10

Young defender Matthew Clarke is progressing nicely at League Two side Portsmouth, not that Blues boss Mick McCarthy would have expected anything less.

Yesterday, 11:03

Mick McCarthy and Ryan Fraser have both missed out on the Sky Bet Championship Manager and Player of the Month awards respectively.

Thu, 14:39

The 2015/16 season has started well for Ipswich Town with 10 points from a possible 15 and progression to the third round of the Capital One Cup after a win against Doncaster Rovers.

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Yesterday, 17:09

The Rugby Union World Cup may be less than two weeks from kicking off, but away from the glitz and glamour of the sport’s biggest event, history is set to be made by two of the region’s clubs, this afternoon.

Thu, 22:55
Ipswich Witches reserve Ashley Morris

Ipswich Witches 52 Edinburgh Monarchs 38

Aggregate score: Ipswich 86 Edinburgh 94

Thu, 17:40
 Action from the Caravan Crasharama!

Sammy Mileham gave a master class in car control as he powered his mighty V8 Sprint Car to a title winning hat-trick at Foxhall Stadium.

Pierce Bacon, left, of Ipswich, runner-up in the British U16 boys final

Three British champions and a host of podium success.


Disappointment was voiced last night over renewed uncertainty for Suffolk residents waiting for a decision on Sizewell’s new nuclear reactors.

Part of the rectory garden near Bury St Edmunds for which Bungay-based Deakinlock has received a nomination in the 2015 Society of Garden Designers Awards.

Bungay-based Deakinlock Garden Design, owned by Jason Lock and Chris Deakin, has been shorlisted in the annual Society of Garden Designers (SGD)Awards.

Cross Country Carriers is set to benefit from an expansion of the Palletways network to Bulgaria and Romania.

Logistics company Cross Country Carriers, based at Saxham, near Bury St Edmunds, is extending its international reach to offer a full range of distribution services to Bulgaria and Romania.

Yesterday, 17:20
A jackup rig pictured in the River Deben this week

A structure which appeared in the River Deben between Felixstowe and Ramsholt this week is helping contractors behind a Suffolk off-shore wind farm survey the surrounding area.

Yesterday, 15:25
Sisters Hannah Huntly and Beth Cook at their Baker & Barista coffee house which is changing its name to Applaud Coffee due to a trademark issue.

An independent coffee shop is changing its name following a trademark clash.

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About 13 years ago, a man saw his pregnant girlfriend smoking at her sister’s 40th birthday party and saw red.

Yesterday, 12:08
Fun at the Age UK Suffolk Forget-me-not fish and chip summer day out at Sizewell

‘When they go home with a smile on their face, it’s lovely’. Steven Russell hears about Age UK Suffolk’s Forget-me-not clubs

Thu, 16:53

A physicist who worked on a high-resolution camera that sent images back from Mars has turned his hand to writing.

Wed, 16:14
Linda Davies with her longbow Huntress. It’s about her height and demands 35lb of force to draw 
back the string

‘I’ve always thought we walk a tightrope unwittingly. With a safe, normal life on one side and howling chaos on the other’

Tue, 14:02
Former Dr Who companion Karen Gillan

Being a redhead has proved ‘the single most significant characteristic of my life’, says Suffolk-raised Jacky Colliss Harvey.

What's On

Yesterday, 19:51

Barking-mad Bertie Wooster and his resourceful and unflappable butler Jeeves are two of the 20th Century’s greatest comic creations

Tue, 13:07
Sharon Buckler and Sue Ayres, deputy mayor of Sudbury, in the newly-restored auditorium in the Quay Theatre.

The unveiling of the newly restored Quay Theatre auditorium in Sudbury has been declared a day the volunteer who made it all possible would have been proud of.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
The Riverside 100 show. Photos: Charmian S Berry

Familiar faces from The Riverside’s history are returning to celebrate the Woodbridge theatre’s 100th birthday. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage spoke to Mike Warden, helming the special anniversary show

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Ray Mears is coming to Ipswich

Ray Mears has confirmed he will be bringing his show Tales of Endurance to The Ipswich Regent on Tuesday, March 8 next year.

Monday, August 24, 2015
The refurbishment of the Quay Theatre's auditorium will unveiled on bank holiday Monday

A community theatre in west Suffolk is preparing to unveil its newly restored and refurbished auditorium at an open day next week.

Colchester United

Wed, 05:38

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, was “gutted” with the manner in which his side bowed out of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy, losing 3-2 at the hands of League Two hosts Northampton Town last night.

Tue, 21:36
Macauley Bonne scores with a header during the first half at Northampton tonight

Northampton Town 3 Colchester United 2

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Pround to wear the shirt: George Elokobi celebrates after equalising with a late header against Scunthorpe United.

A winless August may have dashed all memories of the spectacular escape from relegation in May. For some, those champagne bubbles may have finally popped.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Colchester United’s trip to Sheffield United next Saturday has been postponed due to the Blades’ international call-ups.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Callum Harriott in action for Charlton.

Colchester United have signed Charlton Athletic winger/striker Callum Harriott on loan until January.