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Yesterday, 22:04
Stock image of a fire engine.

Firefighters are currently at the scene of a combine harvester fire in Hoxne.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Suffolk Police PCSOs (stock picture)

Two new PCSOs will be patrolling the streets of Bury St Edmunds from next January in a new step for local policing.

Yesterday, 15:03
The scene as emergency services mounted a rescue at Sea Palling. Photo: Contributed.

A man in his 50s has died and another in his 20s was resuscitated after they got into difficulty in the water at Sea Palling.

Yesterday, 19:30
Eastbound A14 traffic near the Copdock junction. Image: Keith Mindham

Drivers are currently experiencing long delays after a car crashed into the central reservation on the A14 eastbound at Nacton this evening.

Yesterday, 13:34
Andy Beckwith

A former Essex man who went missing in Gibraltar has been found “in good health”, police have said.

Yesterday, 15:55
MP Dan Poluter and Christopher Hudson at Framlinghams  Radio Castle in 2012.

A community radio station has celebrated overcoming its “biggest hurdle” after being awarded an FM licence and broadcasting frequency.

Yesterday, 15:55
Brendan Wright. Pic: Essex Police.

A Colchester man has been reported missing to police.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 17:36
Come on: Town manager Mick McCarthy not happy on the touch-line during the Cambridge United v Ipswich Town (Pre-season friendly) match at Abbey Road, Cambridge, on 23 July 2016.      
Picture: Steve Waller

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy said he ‘lost the plot’ with his players after they conceded a late equaliser in today’s 1-1 pre-season draw at League Two side Cambridge United.

Yesterday, 16:53
Andre Dozzell  scores Town's goal in the Cambridge United v Ipswich Town pre-season friendly match at Abbey Road, Cambridge, on 23 July 2016.      
Picture: Steve Waller

Andre Dozzell’s goal was cancelled out at the death as Ipswich Town drew 1-1 at League Two side Cambridge United in their latest pre-season friendly.

Yesterday, 12:00
Police at the Ipswich v Norwich derby.

Suffolk Constabulary has yet to confirm it will have a presence at Ipswich Town games this season - including the potentially powderkeg Old Farm Derby.

Fri, 17:17
Sam Allardyce has been appointed the new England manager

Former Ipswich Town manager George Burley says new England boss Sam Allardyce still feels a sense of injustice over his Bolton side’s epic play-off defeat at Portman Road back in 2000.

Fri, 17:07
Sam Allardyce celebrates Sunderland's 'great escape'

Sam Allardyce can instil some ‘bulldog spirit’ in the England team and make them winners when it matters.

Fri, 15:46
Sir Bobby Robson Stand. Pic: Andy Abbott.

Ipswich Town fans have given a mixed response to the club’s appeal for slogan ideas for two new display boards at Portman Road.

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Fri, 14:56
Suffolk's Goldie Sayers in action for Team GB

Two Suffolk Olympians have called for a complete ban on all Russian athletes from this summer’s Olympic Games after the true extent of the country’s doping scandal shame came to light this week.

Thu, 22:53
Lasse Bjerre crashes with James Sarjeant taking advantage as the Witches gain a maximum 5-1 in the opening heat of the Ipswich v Peterborough (Premier League) meeting at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich, UK on 21 July 2016. Picture: Steve Waller

Ipswich Witches 57 Peterborough Panthers 36


Barclays chief executive Jes Staley.

Banking giants will dominate reporting this week, with the City looking out for any Brexit concerns when Barclays and Lloyds deliver their half-year results.

Yesterday, 06:00

Mildenhall-based English Architectural Glazing (EAG) has won a major contract to carry out work as part of the multi-million-pound regeneration of the former BBC Television Centre in London.

Fri, 12:01

An award-winning independent men’s fashion retailer from Suffolk is celebrating its new store opening today with special offers and free drinks.

Fri, 10:15

Proposals to build a new £16billion nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast will move a step closer next week.

Fri, 06:00

Suffolk-based business support organisation Menta has launched a new online learning partnership to help busy entrepreneurs develop their skills.

EA Life

Tue, 10:57
Absolutely Fabulous

Last month, for my best friend’s birthday, I sent myself some flowers, writes Ellen Widdup.

Tue, 06:00

This weekend all eyes were on Felixstowe after a seafront cafe owner made the national headlines over a Facebook rant about unruly children and parents who seem unwilling or unable to control them.

Mon, 17:17

Carpe diem – seize the day! writes Lynne Mortimer.

Mon, 15:42

Thrift comes in many forms, as I’ve discovered since I began trying to embrace a less costly way of living, writes Sheena Grant.

What's On

Fri, 15:02
Comedian Jon Richardson

Comedian Jon Richardson is heading to Haverhill Arts Centre later this year.

Thu, 16:12

If you’re looking for a fun night out, what you want is right in front of you, front of you.

Have you been practising your bend and snap? Don’t worry if you haven’t, the Children’s Theatre Company Ipswich will teach you at tonight’s opening performance of Legally Blonde The Musical.

Tue, 12:32

I’ve seen the last two productions from Unscene Suffolk, the theatre group for the visually impaired, and have enjoyed them immensely so was really looking forward to this production. I certainly wasn’t disappointed.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Bill Bailey’s headline performance was the perfect cure for the post-Brexit glum, writes Matt Reason.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

25-year-old Ivo Graham’s self-deprecating depiction of holidaying to the Algarve with his parents was the highlight of a polished performance by the apologetic Old Etonian, writes Matt Reason.

Colchester United

Fri, 17:28
Colchester United's Weston Community Home Stadium.

Overweight men are being invited to play football at Colchester United – not to shore-up the squad, but in a new weight-loss scheme.

Wed, 14:49

Colchester United entertain Ipswich Town tonight, in a pre-season friendly. Carl Marston recalls the days when both clubs were arch rivals in the Championship.

Mon, 14:47

Colchester United fans young and old got to meet the team’s stars at the club open day.

Mon, 06:06

Colchester United’s new boss, John McGreal, has been busy recruiting new players galore this summer, but the return of an old face will have been given him the most pleasure of all – Sam Walker is back!

Monday, July 11, 2016

Colchester United will play their second pre-season match of the summer, at Needham Market this evening (kick-off 7.45pm).