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In a landmark speech at the annual High Sheriff Awards ceremony at Wherstead Park, the outgoing High Sheriff Geoffrey Probert reflected on the challenges facing Suffolk. This was his speech in full.

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06:00

Councillors have made an impassioned plea to people in Kesgrave to have their say on the future of the town, before it is “lost” and “decided by those who don’t live in Kesgrave”.

00:01

The number of reported sex offences against children has risen in Suffolk and Essex, new figures have revealed.

Yesterday, 23:31

A man who evaded nearly £300,000 in tax importing a shipping container loaded with shisha tobacco through the Port of Felixstowe has been given a suspended sentence.

Yesterday, 21:42

A Suffolk village is to host its annual garage sale to benefit good causes both at home and abroad.

Yesterday, 19:28

Essex fire chief’s sacking “debacle” has finally concluded at a mediation hearing – after more than three years of controversy estimated to have cost the taxpayer millions of pounds.

Yesterday, 18:00

Four guys under a street light in New Jersey many Blue Moons ago created a sound so unique that some sixty years later people still crave it.

Ipswich Town

06:00

Winning games of football is the best way to heal a damaged relationship between touchline and terrace, former Blues boss George Burley insists.

Yesterday, 13:43

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has apologised for any offence he caused while celebrating Luke Chambers’ goal at Norwich on Sunday, but has reiterated he did not aim his comments at the Blues fans.

Yesterday, 16:57

Match highlights from Ipswich Town’s dramatic 1-1 draw with rivals Norwich in the East Anglian derby.

Yesterday, 16:50

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Charlton Athletic U23 2

Shane McLoughlin was on the scoresheet but it wasn’t enough as Ipswich Town’s Under 23’s were beaten 2-1 by Charlton Athletic at Playford Road this afternoon, writes Kieren Standley.

Yesterday, 13:31

Police have said they are working to identify supporters responsible for criminal damage at Norwich City’s ground ahead of derby clash against Ipswich Town in the East Anglian derby.

Yesterday, 12:41

As the dust continues to settle following Ipswich Town’s dramatic 1-1 draw at Norwich, sports writer Andy Warren hosts our weekly webchat to discuss all the latest goings on at Portman Road.

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Business

British employers have been accused of “living in the dark ages” by an organisation which has explored their attitudes towards pregnancy when recruiting.

The deadline is approaching to have your say on the state of the tourism and leisure industry in East Anglia.

Yesterday, 15:36

The collapse of the East Anglian franchise of an estate agency has led to the loss of 21 jobs, administrators have confirmed.

Yesterday, 13:02

Motor dealership group Donalds has celebrated the start of construction work on two new showrooms in Ipswich.

Yesterday, 12:06

A Suffolk-based compliance consultancy is gearing up for further growth as businesses prepare for life after Brexit.

EA Life

Yesterday, 15:28

Makers of Norfolk spirit celebrate World Gin Awards win - and are set to launch a new gin this spring.

Yesterday, 10:18

The food at The Weeping Willow is as beautifully presented as the restaurant itself says Emily Cotton.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Known best perhaps for playing Brookside’s Lindsey Corkhill, Claire Sweeney’s causing just as much trouble as bridezilla Irene in the classic musical Crazy For You, at the Ipswich Regent from Tuesday.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

In my student days I had a friend called Nick. Nick was a musician and bon viveur who wasn’t remotely interested in the mundane, which, by definition, as far as he was concerned, included anything that could be termed domestic.

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Yesterday, 18:00

Four guys under a street light in New Jersey many Blue Moons ago created a sound so unique that some sixty years later people still crave it.

Yesterday, 14:00

I so wanted to love this show. Following years of mild brainwashing as a child – thanks Mum – I have long been a huge fan of musicals and in particular the fabulous collection from MGM.

Yesterday, 13:29

Since announcing himself with seminal vampire horror Cronos (1993) and garnering further acclaim with Pan’s Labyrinth (2005), Guillermo del Toro has established himself as one of the finest living directors of fantasy cinema.

Yesterday, 12:27

The popular boxing legend gave an insightful, informative, humourous and honest appraisal of his glittering career (warts and all).

Sunday, February 18, 2018

They say never work with children or animals but Norwell Lapley Productions do both very well in bringing Rod Campbell’s timeless children’s book Dear Zoo to life on stage, writes MICHAEL STEWARD.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Ria Jones was destined to play Sunset Boulevard diva Norma Desmond. She speaks about the latest UK tour, coming to Ipswich in March; our obsession with fame and the lack of meaty stage roles for women over 50.

Colchester United

Yesterday, 06:00

Sam Walker summed up the dejection in the away dressing room after Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Crewe Alexandra.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Two of Colchester United’s big-name players, Sammie Szmodics and Kurtis Guthrie, both missed out on Saturday’s dismal 1-0 defeat at lowly Crewe.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

This was quite simply one of Colchester United’s poorest performances of the whole season.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Here are Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston’s Player Ratings from yesterday’s League Two clash at Crewe, which saw the U’s lose 1-0 to Shaun Miller’s 61st minute goal.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, admitted that today’s 1-0 defeat at Crewe Alexandra was the result of a very “flat performance.”

Saturday, February 17, 2018

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