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15:47
Young Ipswich Town fan Noah Day having his picture taken with manager Mick McCarthy.

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans gathered at Portman Road for the club’s annual open day today.

Ipswich Hospital

Hundreds of working days were lost at Suffolk’s largest hospital through psychological issues last month, prompting an investigation into the possible link between staff overtime and stress.

A fire at Autobreak salvage yard in the Hythe area of Colchester continues to smoke.

Residents living near to the scene of a scrapyard fire are being advised to keep their windows closed while emergency services deal with the blaze.

25 minutes ago
Sun, sea, sand and shade is the theme for the competition

A competition is being launched in Kesgrave to help bring together people in the community who have a love of photography.

31 minutes ago
The Trotters Pig

Everyone has a favourite piggy - but which one is it?

49 minutes ago
Possible views for the new Cornhill in the heart of Ipswich.

A free wifi area could be created in the heart of Ipswich when the Cornhill is rebuilt over the next two years, it has emerged.

Ipswich Town

15:47
Young Ipswich Town fan Noah Day having his picture taken with manager Mick McCarthy.

Thousands of Ipswich Town fans gathered at Portman Road for the club’s annual open day today.

Tommy Smith in action at Shelbourne

Ipswich Town defender Tommy Smith has signed a new contract with the club.

Crowds at the Ipswich Town FC open day ahead of the 2016/17 season

Ipswich Town fans hoping to go to the club’s open day today will need to plan their parking.

Cameron Stewart has featured in four of Ipswich Town's five pre-season games so far. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says Cameron Stewart must provide ‘wow factor’ on a more consistent basis.

Tue, 22:30
Ipswich Town traillist Roland Lamah battles with Charlton's Ezri Konsa during tonight's friendly. 
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Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy likes what he’s seen in Belgian international triallist Roland Lamah.

Tue, 21:42
Skipper Luke Chambers appeals as Christophe Berra goes over in the box late in the Charlton Athletic v Ipswich Town (Pre-season friendly) match at The Valley, London, on 26 July 2016.      
Picture: Steve Waller       
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Brett Pitman twice struck the crossbar as Ipswich Town were held to a goalless pre-season draw at League One side Charlton Athletic last night.

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Yesterday, 12:42
Chessie Hughes, 13, has been a goal keeper for the past six years at the Sudbury Hockey Club, but once she leaves, there is no one to take her place on the team.

Are you agile, brave, prepared to wear protective armour and face a barrage of hockey balls travelling at speeds of up to 60mph – and female?

Tue, 14:34
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MG’s British Touring Car Championship drivers Josh Cook and Ashley Sutton will be at Suffolk MG dealer Kerridges on Friday evening.

Business

15:08
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Game Of Thrones broadcaster Sky has brushed aside economic uncertainty surrounding Britain’s referendum on the European Union to drive up revenues and profits.

Lloyds Banking Group is cutting 3,000 jobs and shutting 200 branches as the lender braces for a cut in interest rates following Britain’s decision to quit the European Union.

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Almost 400,000 customers deserted British Gas in the first half of the year as its parent firm, Centrica, saw profits take a dive.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has unveiled its new branding and identity at a ceremony in Ipswich.

Energy giant EDF is set to make its long-awaited final investment decision on the planned nuclear power station at Hinkley Point, ending doubts over the massive £18bn project.

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Mon, 19:00

You know it’s hot when your thighs stick together. For men out there, it’s more of a woman thing, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Mon, 14:57

A new Swallows and Amazons film, based on Arthur Ransome’s children’s outdoor adventure tale, is due for release on August 19. But how will it measure up to the 1974 original?

Mon, 10:56

Sir Trevor Nunn is not the only Ipswich-born theatre director who returned home this summer. Assistant director Michael Oakley is also an Ipswich native and a former member of the Wolsey’s Young Company. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to him about being theatre’s new rising star

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Yesterday, 17:00
Present Laughter is on at The Cambridge Arts Theatre

Hugely entertaining and brilliantly written, this production of Noel Coward’s Present Laughter is a top notch show.

Mon, 11:52

Ipswich-based physical theatre company Gecko is a major name on the international stage but is not so well known at home. As artistic director Amit Lahav tells arts editor Andrew Clarke, all that is about to change

Mon, 10:56

Sir Trevor Nunn is not the only Ipswich-born theatre director who returned home this summer. Assistant director Michael Oakley is also an Ipswich native and a former member of the Wolsey’s Young Company. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to him about being theatre’s new rising star

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Go-Between marks Michael Crawford’s long-awaited return to London’s West End. For the musical’s producer Joseph Smith, it’s a return to his Norfolk roots. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage finds out more.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Comedian Jon Richardson is heading to Haverhill Arts Centre later this year.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

If you’re looking for a fun night out, what you want is right in front of you, front of you.

Colchester United

Mon, 22:32
John McGreal

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, was satisfied with his side’s performance during tonight’s latest pre-season friendly, against Premier League outfit Crystal Palace.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Overweight men are being invited to play football at Colchester United – not to shore-up the squad, but in a new weight-loss scheme.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Colchester United entertain Ipswich Town tonight, in a pre-season friendly. Carl Marston recalls the days when both clubs were arch rivals in the Championship.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Colchester United fans young and old got to meet the team’s stars at the club open day.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Colchester United’s new boss, John McGreal, has been busy recruiting new players galore this summer, but the return of an old face will have been given him the most pleasure of all – Sam Walker is back!