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John Lewis opened in Chelmsford last month

An Essex woman is calling on retailers to do more for larger women after feeling “worthless” during a recent trip to the new John Lewis store in Chelmsford.

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The puppy had horrific injuries and vets were forced to put it down to end its suffering

An eight-week-old Jack Russell terrier suffering from devastating injuries was handed to vets in Braintree on Monday.

Pupils of Haughley Primary School with Halloween lanterns they made in October 1987.

Halloween is just around the corner, meaning pumpkin carving and trick or treating will take over our lives for the next few days.

Enchanted Forest, Anglo Saxon village, West Stow - Pamela Bidwell

This week our iwitness themes was eerie Suffolk - open to anything that may spook or look odd.

Pigeons gathering for an early morning meeting at the farm gate - by Heather Tanner

Everyday our readers send in photos to iwitness24 that they have taken while out and about along the Suffolk coast, visiting one of our many beauty spots or while relaxing in their own gardens.

Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court

Magistrates’ courts could return to towns such as Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds, the police and crime commissioner has said, despite the Government shutting all but one of Suffolk’s summary courthouses last month.

CCTV images of a burglary in Ipswich

Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to after a home in Ipswich was burgled last month.

Ipswich Town

Portman Road

The Ipswich Town Supporters’ Club AGM takes place in the Legends Bar at Portman Road this evening.

Yesterday, 14:52
Monty Patterson

Promising Ipswich Town striker Monty Patterson has joined National League side Braintree Town on a month-long youth loan.

Tue, 12:48
Teddy Bishop in action during the Ipswich Town v Burton Albion (Sky Bet Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 18 October 2016.    Picture: Steve Waller    www.stephenwaller.com

Four of Ipswich Town’s next six fixtures are at home. STUART WATSON takes a look at the run in detail.

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Mick McCarthy at St. James Park

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy believes Newcastle United are destined for the Championship title after his team were comfortably beaten 3-0 at St James’ Park this afternoon.

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Tom Lawrence goes toe-to-toe with Newcastle's Jonjo Shelvey

The extra quality of Championship table-toppers Newcastle United showed as Ipswich Town were comfortably beaten 3-0 at St James’ Park this afternoon.

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Yesterday, 12:12
Anthony Ogogo suffers defeat in Birmingham

Renowned boxing writer Steve Bunce believes Anthony Ogogo will bounce back from his first professional defeat and insists his conqueror, Craig Cunningham, should jump at a rematch.

Tue, 11:27
Anthony Ogogo after his loss in Birmingham on Saturday

Suffolk Olympian Anthony Ogogo will take time out of boxing after revealing that he suffered a broken eye socket in his upset defeat on Saturday – and may have been injured before the fight.


Crowds at a busy Isaacs on the Quay, at Ipswich Waterfront, in trhe summer.

When businessman Aidan Coughlan bought the historic Isaac Lord buildings, some of which date back to medieval times, there were people who thought he was mad.


Selfridges has reported a drop in full-year profit following a company-wide investment programme that bit into the balance sheet.


The Government has reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group to less than 9% following a share sale, gaining more than £340m for the Treasury.


Barclays says it has set aside an extra £600m to meet compensation claims for mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI) in the third quarter.


Debenhams has reported a slump in full year profits, laying bare the challenge facing new boss Sergio Bucher.

EA Life

Stephanie Beacham as Princess Margaret in A Princess Undone, at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, October 26

Stephanie Beacham is no stranger to playing difficult women. Her latest role sees her step into the shoes of Princess Margaret, a tempestuous character, but always a devoted sister, she tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage.

Mon, 18:00

Rebecca Watts isn’t a great fan of surprises, but one the other day will be remembered fondly for all the right reasons. Boyfriend James was behind the wheeze at a pub – commissioning a huge cake designed to look like her debut poetry book.

Mon, 17:35

My husband baked a cake. I was warned this could happen, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Mon, 06:45

The enthusiasts who refused to let the seaside fall silent after cash-strapped Aldeburgh Poetry Festival went into hibernation

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Choreographer Arthur Pita will be premiering a new performance piece Stepmother/Stepfather for Halloween at DanceEast

For many people dance is the ultimate expressive, abstract art form. It captures mood and emotion through a complex series of shapes and movements which, when combined together, create a lyrical magic.

Wicked Fairy Carabosse - aka Sheila Ferguson - is looking to cast a spell over whoever broke news of her recent knee injury.

Stephanie Beacham is no stranger to playing difficult women. Her latest role sees her step into the shoes of Princess Margaret, a tempestuous character, but always a devoted sister, she tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage.

Mon, 16:03

This year’s attention-grabbing Spill Festival of Performance will be unleashed across Ipswich next week with more than 100 events being staged across Suffolk’s county town, stretching from Christchurch Park to The Waterfront.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

The only place for scary clowns is on stage says Circus of Horror’s evil ringmaster Dr John Haze.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Although I’m a fan of the show Spamalot - I went to see the touring production at the Regent five years ago - I have to admit I only wanted to see the Company of Four’s version as my cousin Jo is in it (very good as a sweary minstrel, I have to say!)

Colchester United

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Sam Walker

Colchester United boss John McGreal revealed that his keeper, Sam Walker, was “distraught” following his error in this afternoon’s 2-2 home draw against Morecambe.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Colchester United 2 Morecambe 2

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Centre-half Frankie Kent could go out on loan, to get some regular first-team football, after his recent knee injury.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Colchester United winger Brennan Dickenson has suffered a setback in his quest to return from a hamstring injury.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Craig Slater insists that Colchester United, without a win in their last seven league and cup games, “will turn it around” over the coming weeks and months.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Colchester United have been drawn at home to Chesterfield in the first round of the FA Cup.