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Severe traffic delays.

Travel: A1141 closed in both directions - diversion via Little Waldingfield in place

Travel: The A1141 in Brent Eleigh is closed in both directions this morning due to fallen power cables and emergency repairs.

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Partial delays on the A11 are northbound.

Travel: A11 partially blocked northbound due to broken down lorry

The A11 in Norfolk is partially blocked heading northbound due to a broken down lorry this morning.

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Suffolk: Some Care UK staff could see their wages fall by 12% after takeover

Some staff working in county council care homes could see their wages drop by as much as 12% after the takeover by Care UK, their union has claimed.

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Asterbury Place in Ipswich opened in July  but last week new county council admissions were suspended after an emergency inspection by Suffolk County Councils safeguarding team.

Suffolk: Poulter calls for inspections of all Care UK homes in the county

Suffolk County Council is to stop sending any more residents to new Care UK home in the county until its staff are satisfied by the management of the company’s properties.

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Last year's Christmas lights' switch on at the Cornhill in Ipswich - this year's event will be rather different.

Ipswich: Christmas lights to have official launch after all

Ipswich will have an official Christmas lights switch on after all!

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A new office block could be built in Princes Street, Ipswich.

Ipswich: New office block set to take shape on edge of town centre

Another office could be built on Princes Street near Axa and St Clare House.

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Bentley Fire Shop has supplied a self-contained containerised biomass boiler system to Colchester Zoo.

Colchester /Great Bentley: Bentley Fire Shop supplies hi-tech biomass boiler system to Colchester Zoo

Bentley Fire Shop, based at Great Bentley, near Colchester, has supplied a fully containerised biomass system to Colchester Zoo.

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Dave Hughes, BT East of England regional director.

East Anglia: BT hires more engineers in drive to improve customer service

BT has announced a further expansion of its engineering workforce in the East of England, taking the number of new jobs created by the telecoms giant in the region since the spring to more than 180.

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Pub company Spirit is poised to accept a takeover offer from Greene King

Bury St Edmunds: Spirit Pub Company set to accept £725m offer from Greene King

Pub company Spirit, whose brands includes the Chef & Brewer chain, is poised to accept an improved takeover proposal from Greene King worth £725million.

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The Rupert Brooke at Grantchester, near Cambridge - the second pub to be opened by Suffolk-based Chestnut Inns.

West Suffolk/ Cambridge: Chestnut Inns celebrates reopening of the Rupert Brooke at Grantchester

Chestnut Inns, which opened its first pub – the Packhorse Inn at Moulton, near Newmarket, a year ago - has celebrated the launch of its second property.

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ISG was won another contract at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

Ipswich/ Cambridge: ISG starts work on Addenbrooke’s Hospital MRI project

Construction services group ISG has started work on its latest project at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge after securing a contract to deliver a new MRI scanner facility at the world-renowned teaching hospital.

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Hundreds of fans queued through a busy Tesco store to meet X Factor presenter Dermot O’Leary.

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        Suffolk: Some Care UK staff could see their wages fall by 12% after takeover

        Some staff working in county council care homes could see their wages drop by as much as 12% after the takeover by Care UK, their union has claimed.

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Gallery: Do you recognise any of these jewellery pieces? Police release images of items stolen from Sudbury area in the hope of reuniting them with their owners

Images of stolen jewellery which has been recovered by police are being released in the hope they can be reunited with their rightful owners.

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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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Consistency could be Ipswich Town’s biggest weapon this season, says Mick McCarthy

‘Consistency’ – it may not be the sexiest word in football, but it’s the quality that could take Ipswich Town all the way to the Championship play-off places and beyond.

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Murphy, Chambers and Bishop all back in contention ahead of Cardiff trip

Daryl Murphy, Luke Chambers and Teddy Bishop are all back in contention for a place in the Ipswich Town squad ahead of the Blues’ Championship match at Cardiff City tomorrow night.

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Daryl Murphy could return for Ipswich Town’s trip to Wales

Mick McCarthy hopes that leading scorer, Daryl Murphy, will be fit to return for tomorrow night’s league game at Cardiff City.

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‘We should have won the game’ – Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town manager, Mick McCarthy, admitted that his side should have been out of sight before Blackburn Rovers snatched an injury-time equaliser in this afternoon’s 1-1 draw at Portman Road.

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Frankie Kent, right, keeps tabs on Crewe's Billy Waters

Frankie Kent is just loving life at Colchester United

From fresh from an excellent display at the centre of the Colchester United defence on Saturday, in the 1-1 draw at Scunthorpe, 18-year-old U’s defender Frankie Kent is still relishing the opportunity given to him by manager Tony Humes.

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Dan Holman returns to Colchester United following a frustrating loan stint at Wrexham

Dan Holman has returned to Colchester United, at the end of his one-month loan spell from Wrexham.

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I have visited Glanford Park more times than I care to mention, but the first one sticks in my mind, from 20 years ago.

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