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Tributes have been flooding in following the death of Ray Marshall the oldest playing member at Rushmere Golf Club and a long standing diver who helped establish the first dedicated diving club in Ipswich.

Throwback Thursday is back with another edition as we look back to a particularly famous time in Ipswich’s history: May 1978.

Against a backdrop of blue skies and scorching sunshine, spectators flocked in their droves into the Greene King IPA Haberden, home of Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, to enjoy a day of exhilarating fast-paced rugby sevens, writes Becky Haywood.

The New Wolsey Theatre has always been part of the community. For artistic director Peter Rowe, the 40th anniversary of Ipswich Town’s FA Cup win was a perfect opportunity to create an ambitious musical celebration. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to him.

More than 650 participants took part in the Sudbury fun run and walk this year, raising £6,000 for three charities in the area.

A Colchester father who made a bedside promise to his dying daughter that he would run the London Marathon is preparing to take on the challenge.

Many questions have been raised about the disappearance of Corrie McKeague following a night out in Bury St Edmunds in September 2016. Read Suffolk police’s response to 14 key questions about the investigation here.

Photographs by British Armed Forces veterans go on show at Ipswich Town Hall from today.

A British Army captain who was allowed to keep his licence after being caught driving at speeds up to 130mph on the A12 could face internal disciplinary action.

Two former soldiers from Suffolk are set to embark on a gruelling 286 mile walk to the Pegasus Bridge in Normandy – to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Woodbridge Town manager Jamie Scales said he would prefer to play opponents Achilles now than possibly not at all in this season’s CNet Training Suffolk Senior Cup.

A farming co-operative boss who got stuck in the snow as the Beast from the East gripped Suffolk has praised farmers for their efforts in helping out stranded motorists.

A British Army captain has been allowed to keep his licence after being caught driving his Aston Martin DB9 at speeds of up to 130mph on the A12 at Dedham.

A former Royal Marine commando has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 28 years for the “callous and planned” murder of dog walker Peter Wrighton.

Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club has become the first winner of England Golf’s Championship Venue of the Year Award, sponsored by Travelbag.

An 83-year-old dog walker was attacked “out of the blue” and murdered in a knife attack which left his head “almost severed from his body”, a jury has been told.

Many of you will remember the café in Fore Street, on the corner of the passageway alongside Mellonie & Goulder’s Coal Yard. Number 92 Fore Street was for a while known as Fore Snax.

While Felixstowe port is the terminal for most Anglo-Chinese cargo traffic, the UK’s Suffolk born-and-bred ambassador to China works to strengthen ties with the Far Eastern superpower. Don Black tells her story.

The Blackpool-born veteran actor who played Frasier Crane’s father in the beloved sitcom from 1993 to 2004 has died - we remember 10 of Martin’s best lines from the show. Hope you’re resting easy in that horrible chair, Martin.

A smitten Stowmarket couple who fell in love at first sight have confessed they would not change each other for the world as they prepare to celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary.

Darkest Hour tells the story of Winston Churchill in the early days of the war. It also features a remarkable portrayal by an almost unrecognisable Gary Oldman. But how does it compare to the many others who have played him?

Ipswich councillor and former soldier Alasdair Ross sets out on Wednesday for one last long march to boost a cause dear to his heart.

Chris Mastricci is a social entrepreneur who salvages valuable tents and clothing discarded after top music festitvals like Reading Festival, V Festival in Essex and Latitude, Suffolk.

Former editor-in-chief of the East Anglian Daily Times, Don Simpson, who led the newspaper from 1968 to 1981, has died aged 89.

The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague says she would rather be “waiting for a phone call than not” despite the agony of what news from the landfill site means.

Alfred Munnings is revered as one of the nation’s greatest painters of horses. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at a new exhibition which shows that he was also a man who loved life on the water.

An Ipswich man is among four alleged members of banned neo-nazi group National Action who have been arrested on suspicion on preparing acts of terror.

A Bury St Edmunds soldier who took up cycling after being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is set to cycle from London to Paris in just four days.

The Great British Bake Off returns Tuesday night on its new home Channel 4. Sophie Faldo is one of three East Anglian hopefuls looking to rise to the top this year.

Langers snack van - outside Ridgeons at Martlesham Heath - becomes Mumma Jones under new ownership.

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