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People in an east Suffolk town are being asked to vote with their cash if they want a fireworks display next year.

42 minutes ago

Plans for more than 100 flats near the train station in Bury St Edmunds - an area of the town that is earmarked for regeneration - have been recommended to be refused.

09:00

It follows a visit by the Alzheimer’s Society, who run the Dementia Friends scheme, to help Dr Coffey and her staff understand the effect of dementia on everyday lives.

08:20

Coastguard services were called to rescue a teenager in Corton, near Lowestoft yesterday evening.

08:02

Villagers and businesses in Hemsby have vowed to pull together after a huge fire ripped through a chip shop.

Yesterday, 18:46

A professional organised crime group who dealt drugs in Ipswich were sentenced today.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town managing director Ian Milne knows that the club will have to speculate to accumulate if they want to achieve promotion to the Premier League.

Yesterday, 12:30

The start of the 2015/16 season is just a few days away and we want to know your thoughts as Ipswich Town look to mount another push at promotion to the Premier League.

Yesterday, 20:37

Danish international left-back Jonas Knudsen says joining Ipswich Town is a dream come true.

Yesterday, 12:21

Ipswich Town play FC Utrecht tomorrow in their final pre-season friendly before the start of the Championship season. Here’s a rundown of 10 things you need to know about the Dutch club.

Yesterday, 12:06

Ipswich Town may offer a trial to experienced winger Jobi McAnuff – if he reaches an agreement with Leyton Orient over the final year of his contract.

Yesterday, 09:44

Ipswich Town have signed young Danish international left-back Jonas Knudsen after activating a buy-out clause in his Esbjerg contract.

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Sport

Yesterday, 13:11

Adam Kirby, who this week chalked up his 100th winner of the calendar year, could add to that impressive tally thanks to an outstanding book of rides on Newmarket’s July course this evening.

Yesterday, 10:00
Hadleigh Cycle Club members are pictured ahead of their cycle event.

Planning for the first sportive to be hosted by a Suffolk cycling club is going “pretty much as planned”.

Yesterday, 09:14
Nico Covatti

Ipswich ‘Sackers’ Witches travel to the East of England Showground on Sunday, hoping to lift the Premier League Fours trophy.

Yesterday, 09:13
Ashley Morris makes an inside pass on Matt Williamson during heat two of the Ipswich v Scunthorpe (Premier League) meeting at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK on 30 July 2015. 

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Ipswich ‘Sackers’ Witches stormed to three points after a resounding 59-33 victory against the Scunthorpe Scorpions, at Foxhall, last night.

Business

Yesterday, 10:05

Development of Sizewell C took a huge step forward today as the companies were announced that will build its sister nuclear power station in Somerset.

Yesterday, 15:45
Lloyds has added £1.4billion to its bill for compensating customers mis-sold payment protection insurance.

State-backed Lloyds Banking Group’s provision for payment protection insurance mis-selling has topped £13billion after it yesterday took another £1.4billion hit over the scandal.

Yesterday, 06:00
Gary Allen, operations manager,  with Diane Allen and Graham Allen at Ipswich-based Ajax Domestic Spares which is celebratiing 40 years in business.

Ajax Domestic Spares has marked 40 years in business in style by launching a new showroom in Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

Thu, 15:05
The Great House restaurant with rooms in Lavenham.

An award-winning Suffolk restaurant has gained another accolade after being ranked the 26th best in the country.

Thu, 10:23
Gavin Patterson, chief executive of BT.

Photo: BT

BT is to pay out up to £129million to extend the Government-led roll-out of superfast broadband, after a bigger-than-expected take-up of the service.

EA Life

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It’s the start of World Breastfeeding Week, but our mum-to-be won’t be going through it all again.

Tue, 09:32
Lois Cordelia working at Jan Pienkowski's London studio

Artist Lois Cordelia could never have imagined where a speculative inquiry from a GCSE student to one of the nation’s best-loved children’s book illustrators and authors would lead. Sheena Grant reports

Mon, 14:28
Psychologist Dr Rebecca Poz teaching kids about dementia at Great Barton Primary. Left to right, Ashley Lilley, Dr Rebecca Poz, Sasha Coxon-Leitao and Hattie Cocksedge.

When I ask Dr Rebecca Poz what her ultimate aim is in life, she laughs and says: ‘World peace?’

Mon, 12:00
The Lodge family, Mitchell, Gemma, Mila, Seth, Will and Finley.

Superdad Will Lodge goes walking ready for the summer holidays

Friday, July 24, 2015
Edd Martin smokes pork at the DJ BBQ stall at the Sausage and Beer Festival at Jimmy's Farm on Sunday, 27 July.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis’ picks of what to eat at Jimmy’s Sausage and Beer Festival this weekend.

What's On

Yesterday, 09:42

No stranger to Ipswich, he brought his Funny Business tour back for a sell-out crowd at the theatre. Understanding on his last visit the crowd were in a non-heckling mood, I was intrigued to know if they would step up their game this time. With a heckle delivered after his first line, this set the tone for the evening nicely.

Thu, 13:30
The Suffolk Young Peoples Theatre who are staging Guys and Dolls at the Theatre Royal, in Bury St Edmunds.

Clever sets and remarkably good Broadway accents have turned Bury’s Theatre Royal into the streets of 1950s New York this week as the Suffolk Young People’s Theatre put on their summer show: Guys and Dolls.

Wed, 18:16
Rikki Lawton & Amy Christina Murray in Suffolk Summer Theatre's production of Anybody for Murder.

This comic thriller from the writers of TV’s Avengers would probably have a hard time muscling its way into the programme of a West End or regional theatre but for holiday audiences it provides a tart and tasty summer confection.

Red Rose Chain Theatre in the Forest 2015, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo: Bill Jackson

It’s the fourth time the company have tackled this Shakespearean comedy and it’s my second time seeing them do it. It didn’t lessen my enjoyment.

Red Rose Chain's Theatre in the Forest show A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo Bill Jackson

Red Rose Chain venture back into the forest with A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Director Joanna Carrick takes entertainment writer Wayne Savage behind the scenes

Colchester United

Yesterday, 14:55

George Elokobi should begin full training next week, but is unlikely to win his battle to be fit for the new season.

Tue, 23:23
Luke Chambers holds off Drey Wright with Town trialist Larsen Toure watching on.

Ipswich Town lost 3-2 at Colchester United in a friendly on Tuesday evening.

Tue, 11:48
Sam Walker, right, in goal for the U's

Sam Walker says it is about time Colchester United put themselves back where they belong – further up the League One table.

Mon, 11:16
Tom Eastman battles for the ball.

Colchester United boss Tony Humes admitted his side will need to be ‘sharper’ as they prepare for Ipswich Town tomorrow night.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
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