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A120 at Marks Tey

The A120 could join the A12 at Rivenhall or Kelvedon instead of Marks Tey as potential routes for the new dualled road are revealed.

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Yesterday, 19:48
The crash happened near the A11 in Elveden

A woman in her 70s has died after a two-car crash on the B1106 in Elveden, near Thetford this afternoon.

Yesterday, 19:34
Archie Joe Darby, who was killed in a dog attack in Colchester, and older brother Daniel-Jay Darby who was seriousy injured

A mother bravely fought off a Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog which savagely attacked her two young sons but could only save the eldest boy, an inquest has heard.

Yesterday, 19:06
Paul Lee says the injury is more likely to be caused by a common spider like this

Suffolk’s arachnid recorder said he would be “very surprised” if claims of a deadly spider infestation in the county were accurate.

Yesterday, 18:21
Richard Waterhouse. Photo: Essex Police

A drug addict who “lost control” and killed another man he had been taking drugs with in Wivenhoe has been jailed for eight years today.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 16:15
Mick McCarthy at Ashton Gate

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says a one-game-a-time focus is the only way to reach a brighter future.

Yesterday, 14:49
Luke Varney celebrates his goal in the 3-0 home win over QPR.  Picture: www.stephenwaller.com

Ipswich Town striker Luke Varney has told his team-mates that any pressure they are feeling at Portman Road is nothing compared to the stick that other players get around the country.

Yesterday, 06:00
Daryl Murphy is yet to make a Championship appearance for Newcastle United. 

Photo by Raoul Dixon/NorthNews

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says there is ‘no chance’ of striker Daryl Murphy returning to the club in January.

Thu, 18:10
Former Braintree manager Dan Cowley (left) discusses tactics with his brother and assistant Nicky.

Lincoln City boss Danny Cowley can’t wait to pit his wits against Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy when the two sides meet in an FA Cup Third Round tie at Portman Road in the New Year.

Thu, 10:38
Kundai Benyu

Highly-rated Ipswich Town youngster Kundai Benyu has signed for National League Premier side Aldershot Town, on a month-long loan, subject to completion of paperwork.

Wed, 06:00
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy.    Picture: Steve Waller    www.stephenwaller.com

Former Ipswich Town star Darren Ambrose is confident that his beloved Blues will come good under manager Mick McCarthy following a ‘transitional period’.

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Sport

Yesterday, 18:46
Jason Radcliffe, left, and Wilfred Edmund face-off after weighing in earlier today.

Hostilities threatened to commence early when the protagonists for the main event of Contenders Norwich 17 came face-to-face earlier today.

Thu, 17:23
Jamie Powell fights at Contenders 17 on Saturday night

Jamie Powell is a man on a mission - and he sees Saturday’s fight at Contenders Norwich 17 as another step on the road to stardom.

Business

A120 at Marks Tey

The A120 could join the A12 at Rivenhall or Kelvedon instead of Marks Tey as potential routes for the new dualled road are revealed.

Yesterday, 13:37
Jonathan Adnams, chairman of Southwold brewer Adnams, has brewed a special beer to celebrate his 60th birthday, with six bottles set to be auctioned off for  the Adnams Community Trust.

The chairman of Southwold brewers Adnams is set to auction off six bottles of a beer specially made for his 60th birthday.

Yesterday, 13:36
The food industry has warned of possible price rises, if the sector and its workers from the EU are not treated as a priority in Brexit talks.

Food prices in the UK will rise if the Government does not treat the sector and its workers from the EU as a priority in Brexit negotiations, industry leaders have warned.

Yesterday, 11:23

Britain’s trade gap narrowed to a better-than-expected £9.7bn in October after exports soared to a record monthly high.

Yesterday, 08:31

The tourism industry is already worth hundreds of millions of pounds to the local economy in Suffolk, and that figure is growing, year-on-year.

EA Life

Yesterday, 18:20
Shoppers fill the Cornhill area of Ipswich town centre preparing for Christmas

If you are still struggling for Christmas gift ideas for your children, nieces and nephews, this could help you out. Here we list the must-have toys that will be under Christmas trees in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Woodbridge this year.

Yesterday, 17:39
Remi Morrison is pictured at Pump and Grind in Ipswich.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis finds great value at Pump and Grind in the centre of Ipswich.

Thu, 14:23
Justine Paul is setting up her fourth farmer's market at the Traverse in Bury St Edmunds on December 11.

Nearly 30 traders at new market in Bury St Edmunds on December 11

Wed, 11:29

When they lost a much-loved son and brother four years ago the Burrows family decided to continue his love of music through a fund they set up in his name. Sheena Grant reports

Tue, 11:17

What foods did our medieval, Georgian and Victorian ancestors enjoy? Young people in Stowmarket have been reviving some centuries-old recipes. Sheena Grant finds out about the delights of salmagundi and stone-ground bread that could wear your teeth away.

What's On

Wed, 17:02
Tasha Salmon introduced Ben the elf in her household this year and daughter Mylie is loving seeing what antics he has been up to

Naughty elves have been holding toys captive, redecorating Christmas trees and swinging from the lampshades over the past week.

Wed, 00:23
Martin Neely as Sir Kenneth Branflakes and Sebastian Hill as The Beast

There were no dancing cups and saucers, singing clocks or candelabra hosts but who needs the Disney sparkle when you have the true magic of panto?

Saturday, December 3, 2016
The Snow Queen, the latest Christmas Spectacular from the Ipswich Co-Op Juniors

The Ipswich Co-op Juniors certainly know how to stage a spectacle and this year’s festive extravaganza is as glitzy and glamorous – and as technically accomplished – as anything you would see on a West End stage.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

In an age when most pantomimes are traditional and predictable, the New Wolsey’s new rock’n’roll panto, Sinbad, doesn’t arrive like a breath of fresh air but more like a full-blown tempest. In among the rock’n’roll classics like Living on a Prayer, Smoke on the Water, The Tide Is High and Sending Out an SOS, we even get some lines of Shakespeare’s King Lear: “Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks!” to underline the power of the story.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Families in Ipswich, Felixstowe, Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Woodbridge and Newmarket will be expecting a visit from a naughty little elf tonight as the Christmas tradition continues.

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Wizard of Oz, a Hollywood musical classic, is brought to the Ipswich Regent with style by the Ipswich Operatic and Dramatic Society.

Colchester United

Thu, 14:32
Chris Porter fires in a shot. He remains sidelined by a hamstring injury.

Chris Porter will remain on the sidelines for Colchester United’s trip to Mansfield this Saturday.

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Sean Clohessy of Colchester United during the Sky Bet League 1 match at Ashton Gate, Bristol
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16/08/2014

Sean Clohessy believes the pressure will be completely off Braintree Town, when they take on Millwall in an eagerly-anticipated FA Cup second round tie at The Den on Sunday.

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Man of the match Owen Garvan

Colchester United boss John McGreal praised Owen Garvan for a superb individual display after today’s 4-0 home win over Crewe Alexandra.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Colchester United 4 Crewe Alexandra 0

Saturday, November 26, 2016

It was no fluke that the end of Colchester United’s winless run should coincide with the long-awaited return of Owen Garvan.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Colchester United have suffered a huge blow with the news that club captain Luke Prosser has been ruled out for the whole season.