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South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge is backing Theresa May as the new Tory leader - and Prime Minister.

As campaigning starts in the race to become the next leader of the Conservative Party – and Prime Minister – MPs in Suffolk are assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the candidates.

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14:47
Peter and Sylvia Stuart

The arrested son-in-law of murdered Weybread couple Peter and Sylvia Stuart now faces no further action, police have confirmed.

19:01
One of the vintage cars to appear at Heveningham Hall's inaugural Concours d’Elegance

A Suffolk estate has announced a “spectacular” line-up of classic cars to appear at its popular country fair.

19:00
Ben Hayford will be appearing on Alan Titchamrsh's Love Your Garden on Tuesday, July 5. Ben is pictured at his home in Stowmarket.

A Suffolk tree surgeon may become something of a TV personality after being invited back on to a primetime series.

12:16
Stock image of the A12.

A woman has been seriously injured after a collision between a Ford Fiesta and a lorry on the A12 northbound today (June 29).

16:48
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A missing man from Woolpit has been found “safe and well”, police have said.

MP for Clacton-on-Sea, Douglas Carswell. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The UK Independence Party’s only MP was booed in parliament today when he stood up to ask the prime minister a question.

Ipswich Town

Burton Albion players lift the runners up trophy after they are promoted from the Sky Bet League One.

Ipswich Town’s first ever competitive game at Burton Albion has been switched to Good Friday – April 14, 7.45pm – having originally been scheduled for the following afternoon when the Championship fixtures were announced.

12:26
England captain Bobby Moore holds aloft the Jules Rimet trophy, after England beat West Germany 4-2 in the World Cup Final, at Wembley

Half a century on, can England still learn lessons from Sir Alf Ramsey, our country’s greatest ever manager? TERRY HUNT thinks they can....

Mick McCarthy speaks to the media yesterday. Phot: Lucy Taylor.

It might be the dark clouds that hang following ‘Brexit’ and England’s dismal exit from Euro 2016 that colour the mood, but it was hard not to walk away from Mick McCarthy’s first press conference of the 2016/17 season feeling more than a little underwhelmed.

Mick McCarthy speaks to the media yesterday. Photo: Lucy Taylor

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he takes inspiration from the underdog success stories at this summer’s European Championships as he prepares for seemingly his toughest task yet at Portman Road.

Yesterday, 13:23
Adam Webster

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy believes summer signing Adam Webster is a ‘star in the making’.

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George Pinner will be GB's first-choice keeper in Rio

Ipswich’s George Pinner wants to establish himself as the best hockey goalkeeper in the world at this summer’s Olympic Games.

Yesterday, 10:27
Harry Martin in action for England

Ipswich hockey talents George Pinner and Harry Martin will be shooting for gold in Rio having this morning been named in the Great Britain Olympic squad.

Business

Stock image. Despite road signs saying the road is shut, businesses along the B1113 are open for business. The road closure is not in affect for more than seven miles from the point of closure at the roundabout for the Old Neton Road between Stowupland and Stowmarket.

Business owners in mid Suffolk have claimed road works scheduled to run until September will affect trade numbers over the summer months.

17:32

The Greene King name will be appearing on even more pubs as a result of streamlining in the enlarged group’s portfolio of brands.

Pubs and brewing group Greene King today reported a 60% increase in annual pre-tax profits after a “transformational” year which saw it become the UK’s largest operator of directly managed pubs.

07:01

The vote to leave the European Union has posed fresh doubts over the likelihood of a new nuclear power plant in Suffolk.

Stansted Airport has announced a series to changes to its senior management team, following the recent appointment of new chief executive Andrew Cowan.

EA Life

Yesterday, 11:25
Melissa Castiel in her treatment room.

Melissa Castiel’s home in a village just outside Bury St Edmunds is picture perfect, with views over miles of open countryside to woods beyond.

Mon, 13:53

Do you like your sausages well done? If so, how well done? asks Lynne Mortimer.

Mon, 12:00

Superdad Will Lodge reflects on Fathers’ Day.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

The human race likes to give names to virtually everything, including eras, writes Sheena Grant, who is attempting to live a thriftier existence.

What's On

Matilda Howe, Rosalind Steele, Joel Sams and Christopher Buckley in We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea, by Arthur Ransome, Eastern Angles summer production which is being staged at The Hush House

This classic nautical adventure, written by Arthur Ransome, set on the River Orwell and off the coast of Felixstowe, is pure summer fun.

Mon, 17:44

William Shakespeare was a people-watcher. This is the view held by Suffolk-born theatre giant Sir Trevor Nunn, whose production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream has just opened at Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre.

Mon, 17:30

A new Eastern Angles production has been an eye-opener for the cast in terms of how much freedom children used to have in the days of Arthur Ransome. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke visits them on set at The Hush House aircraft hanger at Bentwaters.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

One of the joys of watching Shakespeare on stage is the opportunity to marvel at the innovative ways his plays can be re-interpreted. Providing you pay attention to the text then the options would appear to be endless.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Suffolk-born theatre legend Sir Trevor Nunn realises a lifelong ambition when he opens A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the New Wolsey Theatre tonight. In an exclusive interview, he tells arts editor Andrew Clarke about the joys of coming home

Saturday, June 18, 2016

It was an evening of belly-laughs and aching faces from smiling so much as Bill Bailey brought his Limboland tour to the Ipswich Regent.

Colchester United

Brennan Dickenson, left, is welcomed to the U's by manager John McGreal

It has been a busy last couple of days at Colchester United, with four new players recruited in just 48 hours.

Yesterday, 17:33

Colchester United have completed two signings this afternoon, with striker Denny Johnstone recruited from Birmingham City, and teenage winger, Courtney Senior, snapped up from Brentford.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The 2016/17 season fixtures have been released by the English Football League for the Championship, League One and League Two.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

As Colchester United readjust to life in English football’s fourth tier fans can now start looking at the fixtures facing their side this season.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Here are seven things we learned about today’s publication of the League Two fixtures for the new 2016-17 season, with regards Colchester United.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Colchester United will travel to Hartlepool United on the opening day of the 2016-17 season.