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Today marks 128 years since the death of English writer Wilkie Collins. On the anniversary of the fateful day, Courtney Pochin takes a look back at his life and the impressive work he created during it.

An independent ship repairer is riding a wave of prosperity in East Anglia’s maritime sector with further investment in its regional operations.

Dozens of riders from Ipswich and Colchester are heading off early tomorrow morning on a gruelling 300-mile cycle ride from London to Paris.

Frinton ended their third season in the East Anglian Premier League with a heavy home defeat, at the hands of Vauxhall Mallards, by 230 runs at Ashlyns Road on Saturday.

Test your knowledge of Suffolk and European towns that are twinned together in our quiz.

Suffolk Ladies are seeking to become England county champions for the first time.

Noel Coward once said: “I love criticism just so long as it’s unqualified praise.” So he would almost certainly approve of this review of London Classic Theatre’s touring production of Private Lives.

A Suffolk company which has carved out a niche supplying equipment to superyacht owners around the world has been presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of its export success.

Bidder from Texa snaps up historic auctograph albumd for £16,000 at Bury St Edmunds auction.

One year ago Becky Barletta from Hundon was given the crushing news she was one of the youngest people in Britain to have dementia at just 31. Now her family are raising awareness of the devastation it can bring

Autumn is here - and that means birds are on the move. Waveney Bird Club members have been showing visitors to the famous RSPB Minsmere just how miraculous migration really is.

A group of speedy young swimmers shaved hours off their projected time to cross the English Channel and had a close encounter with a finned companion along the way.

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is celebrating after scooping an award for its wildlife management and conservation work in Europe.

Bury St Edmunds remain deep in relegation trouble, after subsiding to a home defeat at the hands of Vauxhall Mallards by 84 runs on Saturday.

A group of sea swimmers, believed to be among the youngest to ever attempt to cross the English Channel, have set off an their 21-mile journey.

Visitors to Felixstowe will be able to get a taste for food from across Europe this weekend.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is ready to call upon forgotten midfield man Adam McDonnell rather than bring the unwanted Kevin Bru back in from the cold for tonight’s Championship game at Millwall.

Ipswich Town’s opponents today, Barnsley, have signed young Leicester City midfielder, Harvey Barnes, on a season-long loan deal.

A vets in Felixstowe is warning pet owners of a new virus after a rabbit suddenly died.

One of the world’s biggest banks says it is sticking to its guns over its predictions of the value of sterling.

The announcement was made by wife Sandy Ruddock, who described him as a “huge character” who “swept everyone along on a wave of enthusiasm and goodwill”. He died on July 20 after a heart attack. He was 57.

Bury St Edmunds played host to a prestigious race walking event at the weekend, with competitors coming from all over the world to take part.

Colchester United writer CARL MARSTON recalls a few Frenchmen to have played for the U’s over the years, some hits and some misses.

If I’m still playing golf when I’m in my 90s, I will be a happy man!

Ambitious Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club have announced seven new signings for the season ahead.

A weaker-than-expected economic performance in the UK has led the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to downgrade its growth forecast.

Colchester United have signed striker Mikael Mandron on a two year contract.

Ipswich Academy has announced its interim principal will remain at the school as its permanent head with immediate effect.

The best European wine holidays

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

As the summer holidays approach, Jeremy Dunn, chief wine tutor at Norfolk Wine School, explains why wine holidays are a great way to get to know a country or region and shares three of his favourite European wine holiday destinations and a wine recommendation from each to get you in the holiday spirit.

Twelve men have today received jail sentences totalling 42 years and four months for their parts in an attack which left Mildenhall man Simon Dobbin with catastrophic life-changing injuries.

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