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Sudbury resident George Buffham outside the Nestle Purina factory

Around £2million has been spent on measures to tackle foul odours emanating from a Sudbury pet food factory, it has emerged.

11:42
West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds, where the woman is due to give birth in the next few days. Photograph Simon Parker

Doctors have been given permission by a specialist judge to perform a caesarean section on a pregnant 21-year-old Suffolk woman who is detained under mental health.

10:00
Cabinet member for children Gordon Jones welcomed the new Ofsted report.

Suffolk County Council’s services for children has been rated good by Ofsted inspectors – but there are still elements of its work that require improvements.

20 minutes ago
Colin Brereton Tanzania trek

It’s a far cry from his home in Stoke-by-Clare but for Colin Brereton a love of nature, being outdoors and preserving the world for future generations has seen him pack his bags for a gruelling trek in aid of farmers in Africa.

46 minutes ago
Mike Ambrose

The death of a young Kesgrave chef involved in a fatal crash in Suffolk was due to misadventure, an inquest has ruled.

50 minutes ago
The victims lived in Park North, off Westerfield Road

An Ipswich teenager accused of being involved in a burglary at the home of an elderly Ipswich couple has denied he had an extra pair of socks stuffed inside his trainers to wear on his hands to avoid leaving fingerprints.

Ipswich Town

Bartosz Bialkowski in action during the Ipswich Town V Portsmouth (Emirates FA Cup Third Round) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 09 January 2016.      
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Ipswich Town keeper Bartosz Bialkowski says he is close to agreeing a new contract at the club.

09:00
Mick McCarthy with assistant Terry Connor

Ipswich Town are once again looking to the loan market. Stuart Watson profiles some of the Premier League starlets they could turn to over the coming days.

Ryan Fraser in agony clutching his hamstring on the sideline at the end of the QPR match

Ipswich Town loanee Ryan Fraser is set to be sidelined for six to eight weeks with the hamstring injury he sustained in the latter stages of Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at QPR.

49 minutes ago
Mick McCarthy gives former Ipswich loanee Jonny Williams a hug at the end of the game at The City Ground on Saturday

Ipswich Town have had mixed success in the emergency loan window in recent years – for every Jonny Williams there has been a Zeki Fryers.

11:31
David McGoldrick is guilty of a push on the keeper from this corner at Ashton Gate

Ipswich Town will play in front of a sell-out Ashton Gate crowd, when they travel to Bristol City for manager Lee Johnson’s first game in charge.

Ben Pringle, pictured in action for Fulham

Ipswich Town are closing in on the loan signing of left-winger Ben Pringle – and it’s understood there could be another new recruit to follow.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Ipswich badminton boys' and girls' doubles winners & runners-up - Top row from left to right: Patricia Kou, Anna Keeble, Tommy Hunt, Ben Bennett-Day, Bottom Row from left to right: Beth Scahill, Mathilda Barnard, Andrew Sheat & Craig Newcombe

The Ipswich and District Badminton League Under 18 Championships took place at Northgate Sports Centre, where Patricia Kou from the Meridians club was the star performer, scooping a hat-trick of titles.

Tue, 14:39
Are you brave enough to try the street-length inflatable water slide coming to Colchester?

A street-length water slide will be coming to Colchester town centre this summer - the perfect opportunity for daredevils to make a splash and support a worthy cause.

Business

Delegates at an Innovation Martlesham event this week celebrating the inclusion of Ipswich in the new TechNation report on the UK's leading technology clusters.

Digital businesses in and around Ipswich are worth nearly £200million to the local economy and employ nearly 10,000 people, according to a new study.

42 minutes ago

British Gas and EDF Energy have become the last of the Big Six providers to lower prices, announcing moves to cut gas bills next month.

11:00

Holiday firm Thomas Cook said it has switched to selling more Mediterranean trips as a response to recent terror attacks.

09:42

The British economy will grow more slowly than expected on the back of “weak productivity and wage growth”, a report has said.

Yesterday, 14:06

Searching for a new job? See details of Suffolk’s top paid vacancies here.

EA Life

The Fun Lovin' Criminals play Norwich's UEA LCR on February 13. Photo: Tom Barnes

They say “never meet your heroes”, but Fun Lovin’ Criminals’ Huey Morgan was proud to call him friend. He tells entertainment writer Wayne Savage why the music world will never see his like again and why music needs to take more risks.

Mon, 21:15

‘Don’t run our country down. Go to India and then you’ll see the difference. We’re so well-off’

Mon, 14:39

It was a dark and stormy night... which was probably why three-year-old George and 11-month-old Wil woke up at 4am, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Mon, 10:17

It seems to affect a large number of musicians but they are by no means the only ones to suffer with tinnitus. Sheena Grant reports on a condition that affects more than 10% of the population and finds out about local events during Tinnitus Awareness Week

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Yesterday, 10:00
Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

We British relish the chance to lampoon our political top brass... Tom Potter talks to a Suffolk satirist taking a swipe at the establishment with a stage musical

Tue, 16:48

Students at a Suffolk school are performing its version of a popular West End play this week.

Tue, 11:15

Fifty years since it first hit the stage, this boundary-pushing musical is still worth making a song and dance about. The cast of Cabaret are saying ‘willkommen, bienvenue, welcome’ to Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge, this week.

Tue, 10:45

Quick, garish, hilarious truths fired out in format not even borderline offensive; the line is a dot to Frankie Boyle. Yet he still had an Ipswich audience rolling in the aisles, nodding and cheering in empathy at his shocking jokes and political and life values that many fear to express.

Mon, 08:52

British actress Joan Collins will bring a sparkle of Hollywood glamour to Bury St Edmunds in September as part of her much-anticipated Unscripted tour.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

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.

Colchester United

George Moncur, spoke of promotion earlier in the season

Remember Colchester United’s win over Bradford City, at the end of September? It feels like a life-time ago!

Yesterday, 11:21

Frankie Kent is still upbeat about Colchester United’s chances of beating the drop, even though the U’s have slipped to eight points adrift of League One safety heading towards the final third of the season.

Mon, 20:58

A police investigation has been launched after a Southend United fan ran onto the pitch and assaulted a number of Colchester supporters during the derby match at the weekend.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

A Southend supporter is reported to have assaulted a number of Colchester fans at the Essex Derby game at Roots Hall on Saturday.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Anthony Wordsworth admitted that he “got a little bit excited” with his goal celebration after scoring the all-important opening goal in Southend’s 3-0 home win over Colchester United yesterday.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Colchester United manager Kevin Keen described today’s 3-0 defeat at Essex rivals Southend as “another heroic failure.”