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17:41

Schools soon begin another term and proud parents will be filling Facebook with first day at school photos.

Colourful street art which has appeared on an underpass on the outskirts of a Suffolk town has sparked a debate about whether provisions should be made for it to become a feature elsewhere in the area.

17:00

The new sponsors of two Ipswich academies in special measures have outlined their vision to improve their schools.

There will be an army of ghouls and zombies filling Christchurch Park next month – but do not let that put you off watching Ipswich’s Halloween firework display.

10:40

A company director is the latest person to have been charged in an attempted murder inquiry.

10:22

This morning Irene Lucas has presented her independent Cultural Review into behaviour at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service to the brigade and public.

Ipswich Town

Matt Clarke has signed a new contract at Ipswich Town.

Yesterday, 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.

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.

Yesterday, 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.

Yesterday, 06:00

While other Championship clubs scramble around for some last minute additions before today’s 6pm transfer deadline, Ipswich Town will be content that they have completed their shrewd summer business.

Mon, 15:55

Blues boss Mick McCarthy refused to criticise his players after this defeat but will surely be disappointed at the manner in which his team surrendered top spot in the Championship.

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10:00

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

Yesterday, 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.

Yesterday, 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

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Ipswich Witches 61 Peterborough Panthers 29

Business

15:17

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

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.

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Chris and Hayley Lee, pictured outside The Bildeston Crown

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A couple who held senior posts at a country hotel-restaurant when it won a clutch of awards has returned.

Yesterday, 12:49
Matt Howard and Stuart Morton of chartered accountants and business advisers Price Bailey.

Twenty-four staff have lost their jobs at a Lowestoft department store which went into administration last month as urgent efforts continue to find a buyer for the business.

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.

EA Life

‘I’ve always thought we walk a tightrope unwittingly. With a safe, normal life on one side and howling chaos on the other’

Yesterday, 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.

Yesterday, 12:42
lynne aug 31

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

Yesterday, 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

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Yesterday, 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

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.

Yesterday, 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.