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Yesterday, 16:16

A Stowmarket rapist who attacked at least six women over nearly 30 years has been jailed for a minimum of 10 years and three months.

Yesterday, 20:28

The finest of the county’s food and drink industry gathered yesterday for the Suffolk Food and Drink Awards 2015.

Yesterday, 19:45

Life is always rosey for the residents of the county’s freshest, colourful-sounding road names.

Yesterday, 19:26

In the latest round of our live election hustings we are putting your questions to the candidates contesting the Central Suffolk and North Ipswich seat on May 7.

Yesterday, 19:23

Part of Stoke Road in Thorndon could be closed for up to two days after a six-inch water main burst.

Yesterday, 19:07

The air ambulance was deployed to a medical emergency at a property in Silent Street, Ipswich this afternoon.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 09:26

Ipswich Town have one foot in the door, all they need to do now is step through and shut it behind them.

Yesterday, 16:21

On-loan Ipswich Town midfielder Jonny Williams was withdrawn as a precaution, a minute before the interval, in the Blues under-21s’ 3-2 home defeat to Bristol City on Monday.

Yesterday, 13:59

Tributes to a 21-year-old Ipswich Town fan who died at the weekend are set to be paid in a minute’s applause at Portman Road on Saturday.

Yesterday, 09:31

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he laughs at those who continue to look down their nose at the way his side go about their business.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hundreds of Town fans made the trip to Wolverhampton yesterday to roar on the Blues as they took another step towards the play-offs – can you spot yourself or anyone you know in our fans gallery?

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Wolves v Ipswich: Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says securing a Championship play-off place is his side’s to ‘big up or screw up’ following his afternoon’s valuable 1-1 draw at promotion rivals Wolves.

Latest General Election news

Monday, April 20, 2015

In the latest round of our live election hustings we are putting your questions to the candidates contesting the Central Suffolk and North Ipswich seat on May 7.

Latest Local Election news

Monday, April 20, 2015

A politics fair which was designed to get people talking about the forthcoming general and local elections certainly achieved its aim.

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For more information and coverage on the General and Local elections visit our dedicated Election 2015 section.

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Yesterday, 17:22

A runner taking on seven marathons in seven days in aid of charity has said he is glad to get the first 26.2 miles under his belt.

Yesterday, 17:09
Colchester players celebrate.

Eton Manor v Colchester (London One) at The New Wilderness Ground, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, UK on 18 April 2015 Picture: Steve Waller

Colchester head coach Anthony O’Riordan surveyed the scene and admitted it made him a bit emotional.

Yesterday, 16:55
Celebration tiem for Bury St Edmunds against Gravesend.

The perfect day was encapsulated in 30 seconds at a sun-soaked Haberden on Saturday.

Yesterday, 12:00
Charity fly fishing event at South Elmham Lake

A charity fly-fishing competition has raised almost £1,300 for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices’ Treetops appeal.


Yesterday, 17:23

Tomorrow is the final day for entering the 2015 East Anglian Daily Times Business Awards.

The Bernard Matthews processing plant at Great Witchingham.

Poultry company Bernard Matthews has revealed signs of recovery by posting a significantly reduced annual loss.

Yesterday, 10:12
The price war between the UK's supermarkets is causing problems for their suppliers and for smaller food retailers, according to a new report.
Photo: Getty Images/Pixland

The supermarket price war is having a “devastating” effect on suppliers and smaller grocers after a report showed the number of food and drink manufacturers in “significant” financial distress jumped by 94% on a year ago.

Yesterday, 06:00
Frank Brumby, eastern region chairman of R3.

A new website designed to guide the region’s creditors through the insolvency process has been launched by the eastern branch of insolvency trade body R3.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Alex Till of Menta.

Enterprise agency Menta has launched a new Digital Enterprise Engagement Programme (DEEP), offering newly formed local businesses and those who are self-employed access to free digital training courses.

EA Life

Yesterday, 12:00

Will Lodge, parenting columnist, reflects on the Easter holidays.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Red Lion, Woodbridge

I wasn’t sure what to expect from The Red Lion in Woodbridge. All I knew about the pub before visiting was that it was taken over by Daniel Davey and Ryan Carter last summer, and they have since been awarded a Cask Marque for their real ales.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Manager of Sproughton Community Shop Wendy Lavington.

In Sproughton, a village just outside Ipswich, you’ll find a pub, the church and the Millennium Green.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Creating the Greenest County Awards - winners

It’s been a good day. A happy, smiley, positive day when it’s a bit easier to believe the world is a gentle place, full of the possibilities that usually only children can readily believe in, writes Sheena Grant.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Save the date

As we drive around the county, my plain-speaking-photographer friend Lucy and I spend a lot of time in the car.

What's On

Friday, April 17, 2015

Legal advice is being taken to see whether the sale of Felixstowe’s seafront theatre for £1 can be postponed until after the local elections.

Friday, April 17, 2015
New Wolsey autumn season, The Party. Photo: Ben Hopper

I know, I know. We haven’t even got to summer yet and here I am talking about the New Wolsey Theatre’s autumn season which goes on sale tomorrow.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
The Spa Pavilion at Felixstowe.

Community leaders believe selling Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion could be the key to its revival – even though they only got £1 for the theatre.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Blood Wedding

This adaptation brings together a strong, diverse group of black, disabled and non-disabled actors and moves the action from hot and steamy Andalusia to contemporary urban Britain.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Medium Sally Morgan

A rare evening out with my teenage daughter was on the cards. She, like me, is fascinated by the world of psychics, mediums and the like but I have to admit, having seen Sally Morgan on the TV, I had my reservations about the “show womanship” and whether this would overpower the evening.

Colchester United

Yesterday, 08:47

Colchester United’s owner and chairman, Robbie Cowling, has revealed that Tony Humes will still be the U’s manager for next season.

Yesterday, 06:01
Sam Walker

Sam Walker was in disbelief, when Scunthorpe substitute Hakeeb Adelakun’s specualative cross was deflected over his head and into the net, in the 92nd minute, to deny Colchester United a precious victory on Saturday.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Tony Humes

Colchester United manager, Tony Humes, was in disbelief after seeing his side concede an injury-time equaliser to Scunthorpe in today’s 2-2 home draw.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Gavin Massey, right, who hit the bar in the second half against Scunthorpe this afternoon

Colchester United 2 Scunthorpe United 2

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Chris Lewington, in action at Chesterfield. He could make his U's home debut today

Chris Lewington could be excused for feeling down in the dumps, after what has happened to him at Colchester United this season, but the opposite is true.