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53 minutes ago

The long-awaited visit of the Flying Scotsman to Ipswich on Saturday has been thrown into doubt after a fault developed on the legend’s journey to the region on Wednesday.

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16:07

Another Suffolk community is preparing for battle with its district council over proposals to build hundreds of homes which would change its character forever.

16:06

A bestselling author who has a love for Suffolk has described how much of an influence the county’s landscape has on her work as part of her address receiving an honorary degree from the University of Suffolk.

16:00

An 80-year-old cyclist says he is ‘devastated’ after the bike he has ridden for 20 years - nicknamed Ed - was stolen in Stowmarket.

15:40

A 23-year-old man has been charged with eight burglaries in Suffolk and Norfolk.

41 minutes ago

An environmental group is hoping to raise more than £57,000 in just three weeks to buy a tract of land for a nature reserve.

15:00

A Yoxford woman who has been raising money for charity from a jam and chutney stall outside her home for 20 years says she is ‘sick and tired’ of people taking a jar and not paying up.

Ipswich Town

16:36

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers has hit back at Nelson Oliveira’s claim that Norwich City are a ‘better club’ with ‘better players’ by calling the City striker ‘not very well educated’.

15:55

The fit-and-firing David McGoldrick is the Ipswich Town player that Norwich City fans would most like to have in the Canary ranks in Sunday’s East Anglian derby.

13:23

Former Ipswich Town star Marcus Stewart says players have to put themselves “in the shoes of the fans” on derby day.

14:45

Police have issued descriptions of men they would like to speak to after a pair of break-ins at Ipswich Town Football Club in Portman Road last week resulted in expensive wine being drunk, a food fight breaking out and TVs being stolen.

Ipswich Town legend George Burley believes the Blues have their best chance of winning an East Anglian derby in years at Portman Road this Sunday lunchtime (12pm ko).

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Business

15 minutes ago

Thousands of young people converged on Trinity Park in Ipswich today for the fourth Suffolk Skills Show.

Growth in pay has continued to fall behind the rise in prices, despite unemployment falling to a 12-year low, according to official data.

J Sainsbury is looking to cut around 2,000 payroll and human resources jobs across the business as it continues a cost-cutting drive meant to slash £500m over the next three years.

The Port of Ipswich has hosted a visit to the town by the Department for International Trade’s Export Hub truck, part of the Government’s Exporting is GREAT campaign to promote growth in the UK.

Suffolk-based energy retailer Haven Power contributed £488m to the UK economy last year, supporting 5,400 jobs, according to a report assessing the economic impact of its parent company, Drax Group.

EA Life

12:30

Last week was National Seafood Week, designed to get more of us eating fish, more often. Here in East Anglia we propose that every week should be seafood week, after all we have more than our fair share of coastal delights. All aboard then as we check out some of the best seafood restaurants on offer.

Yesterday, 11:40

Now Lynne knows the awful truth it’s time to eat humble pie... low calorie humble pie, that is.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Milsoms, Fenwick of Colchester, Tippers R Us and Trucks R Us, Emmaus Suffolk... they’re all on Gina Long’s list of folk to thank

Saturday, October 14, 2017

I could have eaten it after all, writes Sheena Grant.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Don’t order in on Saturday night - try Charlotte Smith-Jarvis’ ‘fakeaway’ dough balls recipe instead.

What's On

13:43

Oxy and the Morons, by Paul Sirett, Mike Peters and Steve Allan Jones, New Wolsey Theatre, until October 21

14:24

Two Lullaby Concerts will be performed at the United Reformed Church, in Stowmarket, by the City of London Sinfonia, on Friday, October 27.

09:13

From Co-Op Juniors productions and Linda Shipton’s School of Dancing to the Royal Ballet the professional dancer has come a long way. Now she is back with the latest tour by Rambert Dance Company.

09:34

Gainsborough’s House, in Sudbury, has flung open its doors to visitors for free this week as the museum hosts its Art Week.

Yesterday, 19:00

As the leaves have started falling and the autumn half term edges closer, be one step ahead with your plans and check out our list of things to do on Saturday, October 21, and Sunday, October 22.

Yesterday, 17:24

East Anglian’s biggest 24-hour Halloween dance festival is taking place at the Mildenhall Stadium, in West Row, later this month.

Colchester United

Yesterday, 22:04

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, praised his side for their “resilience” following tonight’s terrific 2-1 away win at Newport County.

Yesterday, 06:17

Colchester United midfielder, Doug Loft, is adamant that the U’s will learn from their below-par showing in the 1-0 home defeat to Carlisle last weekend, and bounce back to form at Newport County tonight.

Mon, 19:38

The first round draw was televised live on BBC2 this evening.

Mon, 16:05

Defender Frankie Kent is looking to make up for the disappointment of Saturday’s 1-0 home defeat to Carlisle, by helping to keep a clean-sheet at Newport County tomorrow evening.

Mon, 12:15

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has put the onus on his players to “make things happen,” on the eve of tomorrow night’s away test at Newport, and in the aftermath of Saturday’s disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Carlisle.