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Visitors got to take part in the Big Garden Bird Watch at the Flatford RSPB over the weekend.
Amy and Julia Hill.

Our photographers travel across Suffolk and north Essex, recording the events of the week.

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Maj Bruce Ekman, 36, of Colchester-based 16 Air Assault Brigade, who suffered serious injuries when his vehicle hit an IED in Afghanistan in 2011, is taking part in the Invictus Games process for a second time. Photo: Cpl James McAllister

A soldier whose left foot was shattered by an explosive in Afghanistan is in the running for a place on the UK team at the next Invictus Games.

Mouth cancer survivor Sam Fordham with husband Neil and five-year-old daughter Molly

A woman who beat mouth cancer has said it is vital people who think they have symptoms of any form of the disease gets them checked out early.

11:15
Pupils at Farlingaye High, Woodbridge, prepare their presentations as part of the Most Able Student Day at the school.

Gifted pupils gathered for the latest in a series of events aimed at helping them realise their early academic promise.

06:00
Rail passengers will be bussed to Newbury Park Tube station.

A 100-strong fleet of buses was rolling into action today to keep passengers moving between East Anglia and London as the first weekend rail line closure takes effect.

4 minutes ago
Poet Luke Wright

I was at a Poetry Wivenhoe event the other evening, writes Martin Newell.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 18:00
Christophe Berra and Nedum Onuoha clash heads leading to the Ipswich man receiving treatment for a cut mid way through the first half in the Ipswich Town v Queens Park Rangers (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 26 December 2015.      
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If Ipswich Town are supposedly punching above their weight, then there are several in the Championship doing the opposite.

Yesterday, 17:59
Massimo Luongo

A bite-sized look ahead to Ipswich Town’s visit to Loftus Road to take on Queens Park Rangers.

Yesterday, 16:20
Georges Santos challenges Nick Forster

Ahead of Ipswich Town’s trip to QPR, we take a look at the players who have turned out for both clubs.

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Yesterday, 09:00
1963 Water Polo team members Ivan, Ray Marshall, Roy, and John Ling

Team Ipswich Water Polo Club has organised a reunion this Saturday at a special presentation evening – and former members are being sought to join the occasion.

Thu, 18:01
Callum Wilkinson

Callum Wilkinson set yet more landmarks when competing in Bratislava, Slovokia, last Sunday.

Business

06:00
Keith Norman, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ business development manager (back row, centre) launches the company'’s sponsorship of Suffolk FA’s Walking Football initiative at Whitton Sports Centre in Ipswich.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has become a sponsor of Suffolk FA’s Walking Football initiative.

Yesterday, 18:15

Digital Marketing ‘meetup’ group SIMS teams up with Measured Brilliance and Ipswich Borough Council to help businesses in 2016.

Yesterday, 14:48

Town centre homes plans for important Ipswich town centre site close to the Waterfront

Yesterday, 10:44

Southwold brewer Adnams has reintroduced its limited edition beer Prop Hop to coincide with the start of this year’s Six Nations rugby championship.

Yesterday, 06:00

The energy industry in the East has issued a high-level plea urging the prime minister to support the region “as a matter of urgency”.

EA Life

Yesterday, 18:13
Smokey joes burger deli Ipswich

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis checks out Ipswich’s newest burger joint

Thu, 12:41

Students and diners got the best of both worlds at the West Suffolk College campus.

Mon, 16:30

And if the phrase ‘Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble, Grub’ gives you a warm glow, you’re part of my club.

Mon, 12:33

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis enjoys an early Valentine’s date at Stoke by Nayland Hotel

What's On

Thu, 09:00
left to right - Musical director Matthew Herbert, Composer Charlie Pittman

A group of talented performing arts students in Ipswich will be dreaming the dream and making a host of memories this summer as they debut a new musical.

Tue, 10:42

Harry’s Bar 7: Down The Mississippi

By Suzanne Hawkes

The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe until Saturday February 6

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Hundreds of families sold out the Ipswich Regent to see X Factor finalists Reggie ‘n’ Bollie on Sunday.

Friday, January 29, 2016

A Fawlty Towers mood took over West Suffolk College on Wednesday night during a student performance of Georges Feydeau’s A Flea in her Ear.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Comedian Sean Lock brings his new tour, Keep It Light, to the Ipswich Regent later this year.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The acting world and fans were shocked by acclaimed actor Alan Rickman’s death. Actress Mabel Clements, who recently appeared at Ipswich’s Sir John Mills Theatre and Woodbridge’s Seckford Theatre, shared her memories of working with him with entertainment writer Wayne Savage.

Colchester United

Richard Brindley, on the ball against Burton

Colchester United right-back, Richard Brindley, has no doubt that the U’s can turn their season around, despite sitting rock bottom of League One.

A Colchester United fan is set to run almost 40 miles from the club’s home ground to Essex rivals Southend United to raise money for his sick son who has a rare condition.

Yesterday, 05:56

Colchester United and Braintree Town, playing in the same division? It could happen, and perhaps sooner than you think.

Thu, 06:00

Kane Vincent-Young was the surprise inclusion in Colchester United’s starting FA Cup line-up, against Tottenham, and the teenage defender took his chance with both hands.

Tue, 09:11

Yesterday’s transfer window deadline day passed very quietly at Colchester United.

Mon, 14:11

Match highlights from Colchester United’s 4-1 FA Cup defeat to Premier League side Tottenham.