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People planning to enjoy the Suffolk Show have just hours to buy discounted tickets online.

12:20

The male driver of a car which crashed into a petrol station has escaped uninjured.

11 minutes ago

See live posts from the showground as exhibitors and stewards prepare for the opening of the Suffolk Show.

29 minutes ago

Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in which a couple were threatened with a knife will be appearing on Crimewatch tonight to make a renewed appeal for information.

13:33

It’s about time we realised that making time for nature is good for us and our planet

12:55

Police are reminding drivers they may need to allow extra time for their journey over the next couple of days as the Suffolk Show takes place at Trinity Park.

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Ipswich Town

13:51

“Brace yourself, Suffolk Show – I’m primed and ready to win!”

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has challenged forgotten man Alex Henshall to wing his way in from the wilderness next season.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Championship duo Birmingham City and Fulham, plus relegated Wigan Athletic are keen on signing out-of-contract Ipswich Town winger Paul Anderson, we understand.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Ipswich Town have just enjoyed their best season in a decade – and we want to know your thoughts.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A 17-year-old football fan has admitted abusing Ipswich’s Tyrone Mings after police were called by a television viewer 180 miles away.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Chelsea’s Premier League-winning manager has been speaking about his admiration for former Ipswich Town manager Sir Bobby Robson in a radio interview.

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Yesterday, 19:00

Six-times Paralympian, Dame Sarah Storey, has hailed the efforts of the businesses behind a sporting lunch club in Bury St Edmunds as “invaluable” in helping the development of talented athletes from Suffolk.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Matrix Fitness Women’s Team Helen Wyman and Lucy Martin attended a celebration to mark the upcoming Women’s Tour to Suffolk at Thorpness Country Club.

A seaside Suffolk venue hosted a special event amid building excitement for the arrival of this year’s Women’s Tour cycling race.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Rohan Tungate

Ipswich Witches secured a much-needed win at Plymouth on Friday night, 49-41, to finish top of the Southern section and progress to the semi-final of the League Cup.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Billy Bird puts his unbeaten record on the line.

British Masters Light-Middleweight champion Billy Bird returns to the ring on May 30, to face an opponent who took British, Commonwealth and European champion Billy-Joe Saunders the distance.

Business

08:54

Budget airline Ryanair saw profits growth take off last year as a revamp designed to improve its image and attract business customers sent earnings soaring by 66%.

The New Anglia Growth Hub team, including its business growth advisers who offer free support to businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk.

New Anglia Growth Hub has beaten its target of providing support for 3,000 businesses in its first year.

06:00
Andrew Rowe, managing director of Concertus.

Andrew Rowe, managing director at Ipswich based Concertus Design & Property Consultants, has been appointed as finance director for SPACES, the new society that has been formed from a merger between SCALA (Society for Construction and Architecture in Local Authorities) and SCEME (Society of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers serving Local Government).

Greene King apprentice Tamara-Leigh Kirkham.

Greene King has been named VQ Large Employer of the Year for 2015, in recognition of its support for members of its workforce undertaking vocational qualifications (VQs).

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Sizewell A and B

Staff at the redundant Sizewell A nuclear power station will have to wait to find out if their jobs are safe from planned redundancies.

EA Life

13:01

I’ll do it,” volunteered Tara, my hairdresser, adding: “and I’ll do eyebrows and ears,” and then, firmly: “but I don’t do noses.”

Yesterday, 12:03
A lack of speech is clearly no impediment to eating cake for Mila

How do you decide what is normal when it comes to people, asks Superdad Will Lodge?

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Can you grow your own?

It’s undoubtedly a drawback to have very little skill in cultivating vegetables if you’re attempting to live a thrifty lifestyle.

Sunday, May 24, 2015
John Barrowman, coming to the Ipswich Regent Tuesday

Stage and screen star John Barrowman talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage about what’s wrong with Saturday night telly, Captain Jack Harkness’ return and why he has the best fans in the world.

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Sue Palmer

Sue Palmer’s influential book Toxic Childhood explains to parents how the modern world is damaging the development of a growing number of children.

What's On

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Stage and screen star John Barrowman talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage about what’s wrong with Saturday night telly, Captain Jack Harkness’ return and why he has the best fans in the world.

Friday, May 22, 2015
The company of Slice of Saturday Night

There was an Emile Zola quote on the front of the programme for West Suffolk College’s production of 60s musical, A Slice of Saturday Night: “If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.”

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Sunset Boulevard Publicity Photos
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Sunset Boulevard is undoubtedly one of the world’s greatest pieces of musical theatre.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The Business of Murder by Richard Harris at the New Wolsey Theatre Joanna Higson and Paul Opacic as Dee and Detective Superintendent Hallett with Robert Gwilym as the strange and creepy Mr Stone.

Set in a London bedsit during the early eighties Richard Harris’s psychological thriller gets off to a slow and somewhat plodding start.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Ipswich Operatic and Dramatic Society stage Sunset Boulevard at the Ipswich Regent this week. Photos: Lucy Taylor

Ipswich Operatic and Dramatic Society turned 60 this year. Unlike the subject of its latest production, Sunset Boulevard, its star shows no sign of fading. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage talks to director and choreographer Mark Connell.

Colchester United

Former Colchester United stalwart, Karl Duguid, always had a ‘gut feeling’ that his old club would avoid relegation.

Monday, May 18, 2015
Elliott Hewitt, celebrates scoring for the U's at Peterborough

Colchester United could come in for Elliott Hewitt, after the ex-U’s loanee was released by his parent club Ipswich Town this afternoon.

Monday, May 18, 2015
Magnus Okuonghae

Magnus Okuonghae arrived at Colchester United “as a boy,” and left “as a man.”

These, I hasten to add, are his words, not mine!

Friday, May 15, 2015
Magnus Okuonghae

Colchester United defender, Magnus Okuonghae, has NOT been offered a new deal by the Essex club.

Thursday, May 14, 2015
George Moncur watches his shot hit the back of the net and keep Colchester in League One

Another season, another relegation battle conquered.