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Egyptian coffin, 3,000 years old, found in north Essex home. With Reeman Dansie auctioneers' cataloguer Gina Vince

Gallery: Ancient Egyptian coffin 3,000 years old discovered in north Essex home

An Ancient Egyptian coffin has been unearthed at a home on the north Essex coast.

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Two north Essex men jailed after blind Ipswich man pushed onto railway tracks at Chelmsford

Shocking images show the moment a registered blind man was thrown onto the tracks during an attack.

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Video: Have you seen the humpback whale reported off RSPB Minsmere?

A humpback whale has been reported off the Suffolk coast – almost a year after the county’s first ever recorded sighting caused a stir among wildlife enthusiasts.

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Annual fireworks in Christchurch Park, Ipswich

Ipswich Scouts ready for Christchurch Park fireworks display on Saturday, November 1

Final preparations are under way today as members of the 11th Ipswich Scout Group prepare to welcome thousands of people to Christchurch Park for this year’s fireworks extravaganza.

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Can you help reunite Beryl Betts with long-lost dance pals?

A dancer is looking to get back in touch with long-lost friends who sheknew from the 1950s.

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Witham: Major delays after serious collision closes A12 in both directions

The A12 is currently closed in both directions near Witham, Essex, following a serious collision involving a motorcycle and a lorry.

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Video: New “Enterprise Island” could transform Ipswich Waterfront

A multi-million pound new business area in the heart of the Waterfront could transform Ipswich’s business prospects over the next decade.

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Spending on eating out has continued to rise, desite a fall in spend on other categories of leisure, according to a survey carried out for Greene King

Economy: Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker reveals dip in consumer confidence

Average spending on leisure by British households fell by 6% last month compared with a year earlier, according to the latest Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker report.

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Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent who has said he is preparing to step down.

Retail: Tesco chairman to step down after 92% fall in first half profits

Tesco today announced a 91.9% plunge in pre-tax profits to £112million for the first half of the year.

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East Anglia: Larking Gowen survey reaveals tourism firms’ fears over change in school term dates

Businesses within East Anglia’s £4.2billion tourism sector have sent a clear message to the Government to think again over legislation that could lead to schools’ summer holidays being cut from six weeks to four.

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The Skills Show on the Road event at Trinity Park, Ipswich.

Suffolk: Skills show puts students on the road to a career

More than 3,000 students have taken part in a skills roadshow designed to help in their career choices.

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Annual fireworks in Christchurch Park, Ipswich

Ipswich Scouts ready for Christchurch Park fireworks display on Saturday, November 1

Final preparations are under way today as members of the 11th Ipswich Scout Group prepare to welcome thousands of people to Christchurch Park for this year’s fireworks extravaganza.

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Egyptian coffin, 3,000 years old, found in north Essex home. With Reeman Dansie auctioneers' cataloguer Gina Vince

Gallery: Ancient Egyptian coffin 3,000 years old discovered in north Essex home

An Ancient Egyptian coffin has been unearthed at a home on the north Essex coast.

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Roy Keane, pictured in the blue of Ipswich Town

Roy Keane tried to change the colour of Ipswich Town’s home shirts

Former Ipswich Town boss Roy Keane has revealed that he asked owner Marcus Evans if he could change the colour of the club’s home shirts during his time in charge.

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Luke Chambers won’t go begging for a Republic of Ireland call-up

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers says he won’t go begging for a Republic of Ireland call-up.

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Christophe Berra after the final whistle at Cardiff

GALLERY & REACTION: ‘Our worst performance of the season – they should have played circus music for the second goal,’ Mick McCarthy not happy after Ipswich Town lose 3-1 at Cardiff City

Cardiff v Ipswich: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy labelled tonight’s 3-1 defeat at Cardiff City as his side’s worst performance of the season.

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Daryl Murphyholds his head after defeat at Cardiff. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

GALLERY & MATCH REPORT: Cardiff City 3 Ipswich Town 1

Cardiff v Ipswich: Ipswich Town’s eight-game unbeaten streak was brought to an end as Cardiff City came-from-behind to record a 3-1 home victory.

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Ipswich Town loanee Jonny Williams

BIG INTERVIEW: Jonny Williams on the prospect of extending his Ipswich Town stay, wearing the No.50 shirt and being inspired by Real Madrid star Gareth Bale

Ipswich Town will look to extend their eight-match Championship unbeaten run at Cardiff City tonight. STUART WATSON spoke to loan star Jonny Williams.

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Drey Wright, in action against Preston, will not play again this season

Colchester United winger Drey Wright ruled out for the season

Drey Wright has suffered another big injury blow, this latest one ruling him out for the rest of this campaign.

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Karl Duguid

U’s legend Karl Duguid leaves the club – and looks to pull on his boots again

Colchester United legend and current youth team coach Karl Duguid is leaving the Club.

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Colchester United boss Tony Humes

GALLERY & REACTION: “They were fantastic goals” enthuses Colchester United boss Tony Humes after win over Chesterfield

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, described the second-half strikes by Rhys Healey and Freddie Sears as “fantastic goals,” following tonight’s comeback 2-1 win over Chesterfield at a chilly Weston Homes Community Stadium.

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