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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.

Red Rose Chain’s revamped community theatre group gets off to a great start today, performing for HighTide Festival launch audiences.

The hit television show Storage Hunters is coming to the Corn Exchange in Ipswich next month.

Ipswich teenager Veron Eze has been hailed as a potential NBA basketball star in the making following his exciting move to Italy.

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

If you live in Ipswich then you have probably noticed the growth in restaurants and eateries in the past two years. We have compiled a list of them for you to try.

This year marked the 200th anniversary of the invention of the rollercoaster, with the first opening in 1817.

Passengers were hit by with delays at Stansted Airport after the runway was closed for emergency repairs – with at least one Essex family left stranded overseas.

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

From crime thrillers and beach reads to travel memoirs and non-fiction – bookseller Meg Burrows from Ipswich Waterstones has put together a handy list of 13 books you need to read this summer.

British holidaymakers are facing queues of up to four hours at airports and in some cases are missing their flights as staff are forced to carry out more stringent checks due to new European Union rules.

Popular Ipswich Witch Nico Covatti is hoping to return to England later this season to race.

Jesse Webb can be forgiven for not remembering the final score of the first football match he attended the year was 1923 and he was only a six-year-old.

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

Suffolk’s Gillian Allard has been crowned this year’s Sky Arts Master of Photography - snapping up a life-changing €150,000.

This week the Ipswich player completed a brilliant 11-shot win on the Jamega Tour at The Players Club.

Border Force officers made the discovery when they stopped a lorry driven by 32-year-old Tomasz Cierniak on February 2, 2016, after it had arrived at the port on a ferry from the Hook of Holland.

Try well-judged, tasty Med food served with a smile at The Galley in Woodbridge

The director of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in the East of England has called on the Government to value nurses amid a snowballing recruitment crisis, fuelled by anxiety around Brexit, the removal of university bursaries, rising stress levels among workers and low pay.

Kesgrave High School pupil Ben Cochran continues to improve apace in the world of karting.

Top billing at the National Portrait Gallery, London for Suffolk artist Ania.

Final-year BSc (Hons) Bioscience students Sara Kline, 24, from Brandon, and Jamerson Krelle-Hammond, 23, from Ipswich, are taking part in Erasmus+, an EU-funded exchange programme. They will complete their studies at the University of Palermo for three months.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have honoured the memory of 18 primary school children, including the cousin of a Braintree man, killed 100 years ago in a First World War bombing raid on London’s East End.

Suffolk Ladies face perhaps their toughest test of East County Week when they face Essex at Hunstanton on Monday in their opening match.

Lily and Archie Gooding need to find space on the wall for a third anniversary card from the Queen as they celebrate 70 years of marriage.

Nearly 2.3m passengers passed through Stansted Airport during May, another new record for the month.

More than 11,000 miles to cover with climbs totalling 77,000 feet is the challenge facing ten cyclists.

A Suffolk teenager living with a condition linked to tiredness and fatigue is out to prove ‘anything is possible’ by walking more than 200 miles through Italy.

Campaigners calling on the Government to slash VAT on tourist accommodation and attractions from 20% to 5% are visiting a Suffolk resort tomorrow.

In a survey conducted by The Grocer Magazine in 2016, English wines came an impressive fourth for quality, after those from France, Italy and Australia. The warm, dry climate and mix of sandy and clay soil makes East Anglia one of the premier vine growing regions of the UK, so to mark English Wine Week - May 27 to June 4 - we have been discovering some of the vineyards and wineries in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex.

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