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A driver has been taken to hospital in a critical condition with “head and crush injuries” after serious crash in west Suffolk.

21 minutes ago

A 17-year-old girl with a brain tumour has launched an awareness and fundraising campaign to help others.

48 minutes ago

Improvements have been made at a mid-Essex care home which saw former staff charged with assault following undercover filming.

Two women were taken to hospital after crashing their car into a telegraph pole in Felixstowe.

16:24

Tributes have been paid to an inspirational Suffolk-born naturalist who became Britain’s leading woodland ecologist and landscape historian.

15:03

Stansted Airport has committed to push for improvements to the A120 in Essex as part of its blueprint for the next 15 years.

Ipswich Town

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

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.

Yesterday, 14:30

Ipswich Town will still be without six injured players for tomorrow night’s Championship match at Leeds United.

Yesterday, 15:51

Former Ipswich Town captain and caretaker manager Tony Mowbray has been appointed Coventry City’s new boss.

Mon, 10:48

Norwich v Ipswich: Ipswich Town lost 2-0 at Norwich City on Sunday, their regional rivals leapfrogging them in the Championship table.

Mon, 10:09

Norwich v Ipswich: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy was not left too disheartened by Sunday’s 2-0 East Anglian derby defeat at Norwich City.

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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.

Yesterday, 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.

Business

20 minutes ago

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.

15:03
Stansted Airport.

Stansted Airport has committed to push for improvements to the A120 in Essex as part of its blueprint for the next 15 years.

Author Michael Dobbs.

East of England business leaders hoping to build an export business in the United States were today told to lose their “British modesty” but to get themselves a lawyer and an alarm clock.

13:15
Buttermarket Shopping Centre, Ipswich

The largest shopping centre in Ipswich is poised for ‘modernisation’ after being bought for £9.2 million.

11:59
Scottish Power has been banned from proactive sales for 12 days after failing to meet customer service targets set by Ofgem.

Big Six energy provider Scottish Power has been banned from proactive sales for 12 days after failing to meet customer service targets set by Ofgem.

EA Life

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?

14:12
Fiona Mortimer-Wood

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

Yesterday, 11:06
From The Archives West

Bury in Bloom  Plate and Trophy presentations .

September 2000
EADT CD5

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

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.

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.

2 minutes ago
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, 12:34
Samantha Robinson and Dougal Lee in Willy Russell's modern classic Educating Rita which is currently playing at The Mercury Theatre, Colchester

This is Russell’s piece de resistance in which he brings together two very unlikely, very different people in a brilliant situation which is a laugh a minute.

Yesterday, 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

13:13

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

Yesterday, 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.

Yesterday, 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

Yesterday, 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.