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The Drummer Boy statue outside the Suffolk Coastal District Council offices in Woodbridge.

A Suffolk town has chosen the new location for a statue it almost lost until campaigners stepped in.

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Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked in the worst performing hospitals in the UK for its cancer referrals

More than a quarter of cancer patients at an Essex hospital had to wait over two months for treatment at the end of last year.

Poilce investigation work at the scene of the accident on the A12 at Martlesham Heath.

A toddler remains in a critical condition in hospital this morning following a two-vehicle collision on the A12 in Suffolk.

09:08
The former Croydon's building in Ipswich which could be occupied by Jack Wills.

Up-market clothes store Jack Wills is still in negotiations aimed at taking over the lease on the former Croydon’s store in Tavern Street, Ipswich.

Containers at the Port of Felixstowe. The port needs more storage and distribution space.

Landowners are refusing to give up on proposals for a massive £60million-plus logistics park in the middle of the Felixstowe peninsula – claiming it is needed to combat competitive threats to Britain’s biggest port.

Haughley Park was a blanket of white on the morning of Sunday, January 17.

Winter might not be over just yet, with an outside chance of a few wintery showers in the coming week.

Ipswich Town

mick mccarthy at brighton last night

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy admitted he has been forced to dip into the loan market after an injury crisis – and then lamented the fact such an option won’t be available next season.

Brett Pitman celebrates Towns victory at the final whistle of the Ipswich Town V Leeds United (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 12 January 2016.      

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Ipswich Town striker Brett Pitman is fed up of being labelled a ‘super-sub’.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town are facing a bone fide injury crisis, but manager Mick McCarthy has no regrets about not making more additions during the January transfer window.

Yesterday, 15:21
Mick McCarthy

Chief football writer Stuart Watson reports back from Mick McCarthy’s press conference ahead of Bristol City, where the Town boss talked injuries and signings.

Yesterday, 15:11
Preston North End's Lee Holmes (left) and Rotherham United's Ben Pringle battle for the ball during the Sky Bet League One, Play-off Semi Final, First Leg at Deepdale, Preston.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has confirmed that he expects to sign Ben Pringle on loan from Fulham before Saturday’s game at Bristol City – and that he wants to add a central midfielder to his injury-hit squad.

Yesterday, 14:15
Cole Skuse is likely to be missing for at least a month

Cole Skuse and Giles Coke are both facing at least a month on the sidelines after picking up injuries at Queens Park Rangers, leaving Mick McCarthy thin on the ground in the centre of midfield heading into his side’s trip to Bristol City.

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The AJ Bell League has games shown on Sky Sports

Suffolk is to get another professional sports team – the Suffolk Saxons badminton squad.

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Lewis Kerr. Picture: Ian Burt

Ipswich Witches star Lewis Kerr is full of anticipation and has no worries ahead of his return to the track later this month.

Business

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Morrisons in Stowmarket.

The Morrisons supermarket in Stowmarket will close on April 3, it has been announced.

Greene King has agreed another major cricket sponsorship deal, this time in support of the game at grassroots level.

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A picturesque village pub is set to be relaunched under new management in May.

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More than 200 students, parents and teachers gathered at BT Adastral Park in Martlesham for the company’s apprenticeship showcase on Wednesday.

A document storage firm based at Ipswich is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

EA Life

The Fun Lovin' Criminals play Norwich's UEA LCR on February 13. Photo: Tom Barnes

They say “never meet your heroes”, but Fun Lovin’ Criminals’ Huey Morgan was proud to call him friend. He tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage why the music world will never see his like again and why music needs to take more risks.

Mon, 21:15

‘Don’t run our country down. Go to India and then you’ll see the difference. We’re so well-off’

Mon, 14:39

It was a dark and stormy night... which was probably why three-year-old George and 11-month-old Wil woke up at 4am, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Mon, 10:17

It seems to affect a large number of musicians but they are by no means the only ones to suffer with tinnitus. Sheena Grant reports on a condition that affects more than 10% of the population and finds out about local events during Tinnitus Awareness Week

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Sir Trevor Nunn discussing his forthcoming production of A Mid-Summer Night's Dream at the New Wolsey this summer to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death

Suffolk theatre knight Sir Trevor Nunn is returning to his home town this summer to direct a magical Shakespearean comedy which will mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and will ensure that he has directed every Shakespeare play.

Yesterday, 19:21

“Nine of diamonds. Sorry, my mind is playing tricks with me.”

Once told that telling jokes about Primark was “a waste of a good Muslim”, award-winning comedian Shazia Mirza is tackling the thorny subject of jihadi brides and more in her latest show. She talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage.

Wed, 10:00

We British relish the chance to lampoon our political top brass... Tom Potter talks to a Suffolk satirist taking a swipe at the establishment with a stage musical

Tue, 16:48

Students at a Suffolk school are performing its version of a popular West End play this week.

Tue, 11:15

Fifty years since it first hit the stage, this boundary-pushing musical is still worth making a song and dance about. The cast of Cabaret are saying ‘willkommen, bienvenue, welcome’ to Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge, this week.

Colchester United

Kevin Keen, no wins in his first seven league games in charge of the U's

Performances may have improved, under Colchester United’s new manager Kevin Keen, but the results have largely stayed the same.

Yesterday, 11:14

Remember Colchester United’s win over Bradford City, at the end of September? It feels like a life-time ago!

Wed, 11:21

Frankie Kent is still upbeat about Colchester United’s chances of beating the drop, even though the U’s have slipped to eight points adrift of League One safety heading towards the final third of the season.

Mon, 20:58

A police investigation has been launched after a Southend United fan ran onto the pitch and assaulted a number of Colchester supporters during the derby match at the weekend.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

A Southend supporter is reported to have assaulted a number of Colchester fans at the Essex Derby game at Roots Hall on Saturday.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Anthony Wordsworth admitted that he “got a little bit excited” with his goal celebration after scoring the all-important opening goal in Southend’s 3-0 home win over Colchester United yesterday.