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“If everyone had a dad like him I don’t think there would be half so many problems in the world.”

24 minutes ago

A suspected gas leak forced the evacuation of a two storey building in Ipswich this morning.

A mum from Hadleigh is backing a Cancer Research UK campaign asking more people to remember the charity in their wills.

09:00

For most of us walking is a luxury too easily taken for granted.

The A12 has been reopened after being closed by a four-vehicle crash earlier.

07:00

An “unscrupulous” landscape gardener accused of posting flyers containing misleading information through the doors of several elderly and vulnerable people in the Felixstowe area has been jailed for 10 months.

Ipswich Town

5 minutes ago

Mick McCarthy doesn’t expect to be adding to his Ipswich Town squad when the Emergency Loan Window opens next Thursday.

8 minutes ago

The summer transfer window slammed shut last night without Ipswich Town engaging in any eleventh-hour activity, leaving defender Tommy Smith to hail Blues manager Mick McCarthy’s recruitment drive.

Yesterday, 14:10

Matt Clarke has signed a new contract at Ipswich Town.

Yesterday, 00:34

The summer transfer window has now closed, during which Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy brought in a total of 12 new signings on permanent or loan deals.

Tue, 16:00

It’s once again set to be a quiet transfer deadline day at Portman Road, with manager Mick McCarthy having completed his summer business well in advance.

Tue, 14:23

Tommy Smith hailed new defender Piotr Malarczyk’s mental strength after the Pole’s baptism of fire in Saturday’s 3-2 home defeat to Brighton.

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Sport

Yesterday, 10:00

Tributes have been paid to a former Suffolk world darts champion who has died at the age of 78.

Tue, 14:26
Adnan Zakir

Ipswich Men’s 1st XI have appointed Adnan Zakir as their new player-coach. Zakir, will be part of the newly-promoted East Premier A side.

Tue, 11:29
Archers compete in the 65th annual East Anglian Archery Championships in Framlingham on Sunday, 23 August.

Framlingham Bowmen hosted the 65th East Anglian Championships, which saw 36 archers from Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk competing in four different bow classes.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Cameron Heeps

Picture: Steve Waller

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Ipswich Witches 61 Peterborough Panthers 29

Business

06:00

KFC has been announced as the latest name to sign up for a proposed leisure park in Stanway.

Roger Buston, right, principal at Asher Prior Bates, and Adrian Livesley, managing partner of Birkett Long.

Essex law firm Birkett Long has expanded again with the addition of Colchester-based Asher Prior Bates – its sixth acquisition in as many years.

Yesterday, 15:17
The first departure of the Port of Felixstowe's 31st daily rail freight service, to Birch Coppice.

The Port of Felixstowe today saw the launch of its 31st daily rail freight service.

Yesterday, 11:00
Maria Peyman of Birketts with colleagues Katherine Shadbolt and Kitty Rosser.

Maria Peyman has joined the commercial litigation team at law firm Birketts as a senior associate.

Yesterday, 09:37
Holiday parks group Park Resorts is to merge with rival operator Parkdean.

The UK’s biggest holiday park operator is to be created through a £960million merger deal involving Parkdean and Park Resorts.

EA Life

Yesterday, 16:14

‘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.

Tue, 12:42
lynne aug 31

I don’t know what gas smells like, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Tue, 06:00
Keith Senior of Jacobs Allen

Accountants are there to offer professional, up-to-date, expert advice on all things finance related.

Mon, 12:00
The Lodge family, Mitchell, Gemma, Mila, Seth, Will and Finley.

Superdad Will Lodge explores TV for a “younger” audience

What's On

Tue, 13:07

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.

Friday, August 21, 2015
Common Ground Theatre Company stage The Count of Monte Cristo

There’s nothing quite like a Common Ground Theatre Company show.

Colchester United

Yesterday, 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.