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The grandparents and father of missing Corrie McKeague at a press conference to announce a five figure reward for information regarding his disappearance.

Grandparents Oliver and Mary McKeague and father Martin

A five-figure reward has been offered for information which helps to find missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague.

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14:44
The scene of a killing in Wivenhoe, Essex

A drug addict has admitted killing a man in Wivenhoe during a relapse.

16:45
Lynne's totally useless bucket list

I wonder if anyone has ever put “a bucket” on their bucket list, asks Lynne Mortimer.

16:34
Mouse exploring an apple. Photo by Julie Kemp

Through our iwitness24 site, readers are able to share their photos of Suffolk’s top beauty spots, of landmarks and of some of our amazing wildlife in action.

14:49
The Rudolph Run starts in Ipswich tonight. Pic: Simon Parker.

Father Christmas and his friends from the Ipswich Round Table are preparing for the 2016 Rudolph Run but what route will they take this year and when will they visit your street?

09:45
Chris Grayling is due to unveil changes to the rail industry today.

Through trains from Ipswich and Norwich to Oxford and possibly Swindon or even Bristol could be running within 15 years under a new rail model being flagged up by the government today.

14:00
Ravenswood Primary School has opened its new library and has also introduced their rainbow reading scheme, 
where siblings and parents can come and
 spend time reading.
Head teacher (in red) Karen Mills with the school council enjoying their new library.

She’s strutted her stuff across the world’s stages as the Queen of Country and now Dolly Parton has inspired an Ipswich school more than 3,000 miles from her home in Tennessee to carry on her work giving free books to youngsters.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 22:09
Lincoln City's Terry Hawkridge celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game.

Ipswich Town will host National League outfit Lincoln City in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup, after the Imps defeated League One side, Oldham Athletic, 3-2, at Sincil Bank on Monday night.

Yesterday, 16:33
Titus Bramble (left), with Ghana boss Avram Grant and two of the Future Stars coaches David and Silas

Ex-Ipswich Town homegrown star Titus Bramble is back at the club as a youth team coach. STUART WATSON spoke to him about an emotional trip to Ghana and how he wants the Blues’ current teenagers not to repeat his mistakes.

Yesterday, 11:58
Leon Best holds off the challenge of Luke Freeman during the ITFC v Bristolk City game on December 3. Photo: Pagepix Ltd

Ipswich Town’s inconsistent form continued with a 2-0 defeat at Bristol City on Saturday and has left supporters wondering just what their club’s ambitions are for the future.

Yesterday, 06:00
Luke Freeman is mobbed after scoring Bristol City's second against Ipswich

Just what is the plan? Ipswich Town fans deserve some clarity because it’s impossible to work out what the club’s short, medium and long-term ambitions are right now.

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Mick McCarthy communicates to his players at Ashton Gate

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy admits it has been ‘one step forwards, one step back’ for his side this season following today’s 2-0 defeat at Bristol City.

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Luke Chambers reacts in disbelief as the referee awards Bristol City a first half penalty. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ipswich Town lost 2-0 at Bristol City for the second season in succession courtesy of a controversial first half penalty and a second half screamer.

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Sport

14:43
Corrin Eaton, centre, fights on Saturday

Exciting Suffolk fighter Corrin Eaton is taking inspiration from a visit to the world’s greatest gladiatorial arena as he prepares to set foot back in the cage this weekend.

Yesterday, 23:32
Suffolk Saxons v Bristol Jets in the AJ Bell National League.
Tine Baun (Suffolk Saxons) vs Kirby Ngan in the Women's singles).

Fans of the Suffolk Saxons were kept on the edge of their seats throughout tonight’s National Badminton League fixture – but were rewarded with a win thanks to dogged determination by the players.

Business

The Ipswich headquarters of Haven Power.

Drax Group, owner of Ipswich-based Haven Power, is poised for a major expansion of its energy retail business after agreeing a £340m deal to buy Opus Energy, a “challenger” supplier in the SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) market.

Stansted Airport owner MAG has reported increased first-half earnings, driven by the introduction of new routes and the return of passenger numbers to pre-recession levels.

Home and garden products retailer Marlows has completed the first phase of a £1m redevelopment and refurbishment at its 3.5-acre site in Bury St Edmunds.

Yesterday, 17:28

An Ipswich business which started out with four employees in 2012 and now boasts a workforce of 240 is seeking to recruit new customer account managers to join their customer service team.

Yesterday, 16:00

The Eastern Enterprise Hub is launching a pilot scheme in Colchester to help budding entrepreneurs launch health and social care projects.

EA Life

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin and her friend Norah Pusey in their chemistry class at Sir John Leman school in Beccles

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin went to school in Suffolk and went on to change the world. So why have so few Suffolk people heard of her, asks Liz Nice

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.

Yesterday, 18:24

Here is your spoiler alert: In the improbable event that your child gets hold of this page of the newspaper, do not let them read on - warsn mum-of-three Ellen Widdup.

Yesterday, 18:00

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis enjoys relaxed dining at the award-winning Crown and Castle in Orford.

What's On

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.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Tickets are selling fast for tomorrow’s performances of an old-time musical by the Barton Players – but there are still a few seats left.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Panto season is almost upon us and photographer Sarah Lucy Brown and Arts editor Andrew Clarke have been behind the scenes at the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich to discover that a lot of planning goes into the creation of so much chaos, music and magic

Colchester United

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

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.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Despite being shipped out on loan to Braintree Town, and being well down the pecking order of Colchester United defenders, George Elokobi never once questioned whether his U’s career might be over.