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Staff at Ipswich Hospital have reported a record 10 serious incidents in a month, one of which resulted in a potentially avoidable patient death.

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A Suffolk acid attack victim is demanding tighter regulations and tougher punishments after a woman was temporarily blinded when two men threw a “noxious substance” in her face.

There are just a few weeks left before nominations for this year’s Stars of Suffolk Awards close.

The manager of a Bury St Edmunds pub in which a woman was attacked with a “noxious” substance at the weekend has said she is “shocked and upset” by what has happened.

The Great East Run could be even bigger when it returns to Ipswich next year, organisers have hinted.


A series of roadworks will get underway this evening at a key Kesgrave junction – just three weeks after a three-week period of closures for traffic light upgrades.

Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Clacton.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy admits he did consider bringing Jonny Williams back to the club for a fifth loan spell this summer.

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers hopes the club start contract talks with in-form striker David McGoldrick earlier they did with him last season.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy will put all sentiment to one side and look to heap further misery on Sunderland tomorrow evening.

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers says the Blues are targeting back-to-back home wins this week after ‘setting the standard’ for performances this season.

Ipswich Town face newly-relegated Sunderland in a Championship clash at Portman Road tomorrow night (7.45pm ko).

Yesterday, 15:16

Ipswich Town lost 3-2 at Championship table-toppers Leeds United in an enthralling game at Elland Road yesterday. STUART WATSON gives his considered verdict.

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A multi-million pound scheme to dual part of the Felixstowe-Ipswich branch line to increase its rail freight cargo capacity by nearly 30% should be completed by the end of 2019.

Businesses in the heart of Suffolk are being offered the chance to showcase their products and services at a new exhibition.

David Scrivener, corporate finance partner at East Anglian accountancy firm Ensors, has been named Dealmaker of the Year at the Emerging Leaders M&A Awards 2017.

Essex-based wedding attire business Abigail’s Collection & The Groom’s Room has added a sixth national title to its growing list of awards.

An architecture and construction consultancy could be in line for a series of public sector projects after securing a place on two Government shortlists.

EA Life

Use up the last of those summer tomatoes in this easy classic Spanish tapas dish.

A new series being broadcast (streamed) on Netflix (whatever that might be) follows comedian Jack Whitehall and his father, Michael, as they holiday in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Yesterday, 12:32

Our easy, seasonal pud with a twist is the ulimate in comfort food.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Last week I wrote about samphire on Suffolk’s only island, Havergate. It got me thinking about the abundance of free foods that can be foraged, particularly at this time of year, writes Sheena Grant.

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A new TV advert for this year’s Stoptober campaign has been filmed entirely in Suffolk – with some recognisable spots in Ipswich and Southwold among the locations used.


Mathew Vaughn’s 2015 tongue in cheek pastiche of the spy genre – Kingsman: The Secret Service was so successful that a sequel was inevitable and with Kingsman: The Golden Circle he has delivered a follow-up as entertainingly violent and, occasionally, smutty as the first.


Celebrating the musical links between England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland and America, the evening was a colourful concert of light music, provided by the accomplished musicians of Trianon and their conductor Professor Chris Green.

Yesterday, 01:02

How to describe Jon Richardson? Well he’s certainly better than poo on a bouncy castle!

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The BurySOUND music competition is looking for up and coming bands to sign up for next year’s event - as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Food producers in Suffolk say their industry has gone from strength to strength in recent years, with an even brighter future ahead.

Colchester United


An upbeat Ryan Inniss is adamant that “the penny will soon drop,” in terms of Colchester United tightening up the back and also ending their miserable away record.


Brandon Hanlan celebrated his first-ever start, in the Football League, with a well-worked goal in Colchester United’s 2-1 home defeat to Wycombe on Saturday.

Yesterday, 12:14

Doug Loft insisted that Colchester United did not deserve to lose, after their 2-1 home league defeat to Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday, a result which leaves them down in 20th spot after nine games.

Yesterday, 06:00

Colchester United writer Carl Marston awards his marks out of 10 for U’s players following yesterday’s 2-1 home defeat to Wycombe Wanderers.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Colchester United writer Carl Marston gives his five talking points on the U’s 2-1 home defeat to Wycombe Wanderers.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, rued his side’s missed changes in today’s 2-1 home defeat to Wycombe Wanderers.