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A new housing plan set up to oversee the building of just under 10,000 new homes in Ipswich by 2031 sparked a heated debate at a full council meeting last night as several councillors had their say.

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Concerned members of the public phoned police today reporting that a fight had broken out between a large group of children.

Bosses of a Felixstowe care home have lauded their staff for snapping quickly into action and heeding advice from the health watchdog after it was told it must make urgent improvements.

A Suffolk father whose flight from Madrid was cancelled by Ryanair at just a week’s notice because the company messed up its pilots’ rota has had to fork out hundreds of pounds so he can still take his son to see their favourite football team play.

A former 400m runner from Suffolk who had to stop competing after suffering a heart attack has managed to get her health back on track and has the Great East Run in her sights.

A proud daughter is preparing to run the inaugural Great East Run in Suffolk this weekend to raise money for a cause close to her heart.

Emergency services have been called after a vehicle crashed into a house in a Suffolk town.

Ipswich Town

20:10

Ipswich Town sit fifth in the Championship table, with five wins from their first seven games – so why are some fans still so negative?

15:39

Ipswich Town Ladies face old rivals Norwich City tonight in the first East Anglian derby of the season.

09:21

Defender Adam Webster made his return from injury and Ben Morris notched a brace as Ipswich Town Under 23s put five past Nottingham Forest last night.

09:02

My mates who support other teams just don’t understand. They glance at the results, and the Championship table, and send me texts saying things like: “I bet you’re thrilled with your team.”

Yesterday, 14:25

It is a discussion which keeps rumbling on – should players celebrate when they score against former teams?

Yesterday, 13:48

FA Women’s Premier League

South East Division One

Ipswich Town 0

Leyton Orient 2

Ipswich Town Ladies’ unbeaten run came to an end against a dominant Leyton Orient side as two first half goals ensured that the visitors would be leaving with all three points, writes Ethan Turner.

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Business

The value of business support provided by the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has now passed £20m, guests at the organisation’s annual general meeting were told today.

Outsourcing giant Mitie has confirmed around 480 jobs are being axed as part of its turnaround plan and warned over higher-than-expected costs of its overhaul.

14:52

National noodle bar chain Chopstix is set to open in Ipswich soon as set-up work is underway at the Sailmakers shopping centre.

A fast-growing consultancy which helps businesses claim research and development (R&D) tax credits is to open another new office.

Two district councils are celebrating the impact of young talent after taking on a record amount of apprentices this summer.

EA Life

Huge thanks to reader Tony Martin, who called in and insisted I try out this bucolic Suffolk inn.

Yesterday, 14:31

A popular cake-making company has expanded into larger premises.

Yesterday, 09:54

Olympic runner Andy Vernon, official ambassador of the Great East Run, a new half marathon in the region which takes place in Ipswich on September 24, offers some last minute training tips to help competitors get the most out of their run.

Mon, 10:28

The arrival of autumn is no signal to stop the charity fundraising and fun. Gina Long thanks all those walking, running, cycling and more, and those toiling behind the scenes to make sure everything turns out to be a success on the day

Mon, 10:27

The number of students taking arts-based or creative subjects is falling. Arts editor Andrew Clarke says we ignore these subjects at our peril because our economic future is tied up in the talent of tomorrow

What's On

12:18

Pop star Cher has supported the campaign seeking to find RAF airman Corrie McKeague, who went missing in Bury St Edmunds almost a year ago.

09:28

A Sudbury 24-year-old who jacked in her comfortable office job and promotion to pursue her dream career in filmmaking landed work on the latest Ridley Scott blockbuster just two months after making the big decision.

Frederick Knott’s classic play Wait Until Dark, being performed at Cambridge Arts Theatre until September 23, is theatre at its best, writes JAMES MARSTON.

12:22

The Kesgrave fireworks night will be returning to Kesgrave High School this November after the success of last year’s event.

08:57

Close your eyes and you could really believe it was the real thing.

Colchester United

11:21

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has criticised his side for being too naïve, when playing away from the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Yesterday, 17:01

Sam Walker insists that Colchester United must get their away form in order, after suffering their fourth away defeat on the bounce at Cheltenham last weekend.

Mon, 06:07

Colchester United’s alarming loss of form, away from home, is giving a big cause for concern this season.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sam Walker’s fine penalty save, when he smothered Brian Graham’s 56th minute spot kick, was of no consolation to the U’s giant keeper following another dismal away display.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Carl Marston awards his match ratings for Colchester United players following yesterday’s disappointing 3-1 defeat at Cheltenham Town.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Carl Marston highlights five talking points from today’s 3-1 defeat at Cheltenham Town.