Natalie Sadler Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Digital and Lifestyle Editor email@example.com @Noodles13 ‘Hang on in there’ - Ipswich vows to support independent shops and cafes after lockdown Yesterday, 12:08 Natalie Sadler A message of hope has been sent to the independent traders of Ipswich this weekend as the town rallies around the cafes, shops and restaurants. Why this family is packing up life in Ipswich for a gap year in south east Asia Sunday, March 8, 2020 Natalie Sadler A family of five are packing up the bare essentials and setting off on the adventure of a lifetime - a gap year in south east Asia. Find out who the winners were at the Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards Thursday, February 27, 2020 Natalie Sadler Tonight the top glamping and camping sites, visitor attractions and hotels were named as the Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards 2020 took place at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall. Video Have you started collecting our Plant to Plate coupons for your school? Monday, January 20, 2020 Natalie Sadler We have £10,000 worth of gardening gear to help primary schools start growing their own food, with our new Plant to Plate scheme – and you can help them win their share of it. Live Suffolk election results - live coverage and analysis Friday, December 13, 2019 Natalie Sadler Overnight reporters covered the seven election counts that took place around Suffolk, and the first to declare was Ipswich – a Conservative gain from Labour. Live Election results for Essex - live updates Friday, December 13, 2019 Natalie Sadler Here we have the results of the General Election counts in Essex including Clacton, Harwich and North Essex, Colchester, Braintree and Witham. Our tips for visiting Helmingham Hall’s Illuminated Garden Trail Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Natalie Sadler The twinkling lights are on, the mulled wine is brewing and Christmas has officially started at Helmingham Hall. The Script to play Newmarket Nights in 2020 Friday, November 15, 2019 Natalie Sadler Danny O’Donoghue and The Script will be returning to Suffolk next summer with a performance at Newmarket Racecourses in June 2020. Live The winners of the Stars of Suffolk Awards 2019 Thursday, November 7, 2019 Natalie Sadler The winners of the Stars of Suffolk Awards 2019 have been announced during a tear-jerking ceremony at Greshams Ipswich tonight. Rape accused claims he would ‘never force himself on anyone’ Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Natalie Sadler A man accused of raping a young woman he met on a night out in Newmarket has denied treating her like a “piece of meat”. Planned Orwell Bridge closures start TOMORROW Sunday, October 13, 2019 Natalie Sadler The Orwell Bridge will be closed overnight this week to allow for safety repairs, it has been confirmed. Ed Sheeran’s Multiply and Divide albums among the biggest selling of the millennium Saturday, October 12, 2019 Natalie Sadler Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran joins Adele and the late Amy Winehouse in a list of artists who have sold more albums than any others in the 21st century thus far. Hospice team ‘humbled’ by generosity as Hero heads home Friday, October 4, 2019 Natalie Sadler The team behind the Elmer parade have admitted they were ‘humbled’ by a surprise plot to secure the extra Hero sculpture for the hospice as the statues were auctioned off this week. And they are gone! Elmer sculptures sold at auction Thursday, October 3, 2019 Natalie Sadler Art enthusiasts and hospice supporters dug deep to raise more than £260,000 tonight as Suffolk’s Elmer sculptures went under the hammer. Live Elmer goes under the hammer - live auction updates Thursday, October 3, 2019 Natalie Sadler Follow us for live updates from Ipswich Corn Exchange where the 56 large Elmer statues which have drawn crowds from across the world to Ipswich this summer are being sold at auction. Ed Sheeran to sign Castle on the Hill Elmer Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Natalie Sadler Mega star Ed Sheeran has vowed to sign the Castle on the Hill statue for the winning bidder after it goes under the hammer at the Elmer’s Big parade Suffolk auction on Thursday. How one Ipswich business has gone above and beyond to help those in their hour of need Sunday, September 22, 2019 Natalie Sadler One of the key sponsors of the Elmer’s Big Parade trail has achieved their goal of raising £20,000 for the hospice which hosted the major art event in Ipswich this summer. Holidaymakers in limbo as they await news on Thomas Cook crisis Sunday, September 22, 2019 Natalie Sadler Suffolk travellers are anxiously waiting to hear if they will be able to jet off on long-planned holidays, or be able to fly home as planned, as the future of tour operator Thomas Cook hangs in the balance. ‘Little nappy incident’ closes swimming pool Friday, September 20, 2019 Natalie Sadler There has been an ‘accident’ at Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury - and as a result the pool has been closed this evening. Video Updated: A12 gridlocked after diesel spill Friday, September 20, 2019 Natalie Sadler Traffic travelling northbound on the A12 near Martlesham is at a standstill after a diesel spillage closed one lane. Updated Missing mum Ashleigh Fisk is pregnant with third child, say concerned parents Sunday, September 1, 2019 Natalie Sadler ‘Ashleigh please come home with the boys’ - this was the plea this morning from the parents of a missing mum who has not been seen since leaving Ipswich five days ago with her two young children. Video ‘They are my world’ says father of missing Zachory and Logan Saturday, August 31, 2019 Natalie Sadler The father of two young boys who have been missing from their Ipswich home for four days has made an emotional plea for information. Which is the best museum in Suffolk? Friday, August 30, 2019 Natalie Sadler From transport to art, seafaring to industrial heritage, when it comes to museums Suffolk has it covered but which is your favourite? ‘He looked humble and proud’: Ed Sheeran stuns fans for second night in a row Saturday, August 24, 2019 Natalie Sadler As if one homecoming gig was not enough, Ed Sheeran was back tonight for night two of four. Tell Us What do you think of the Elmer trail? Monday, August 19, 2019 Natalie Sadler The organisers of the Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk trail want people to share their views about the Ipswich attraction in a new visitor survey by Zing. How much have Elmer spotters raised so far this summer? Friday, August 16, 2019 Natalie Sadler It may be only £1 but each and every donation offered up for a copy of the Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk map adds up - as the team behind the successful art trail have been discovering this week. How this father-of-three is sharing his PTSD recovery via Instagram Sunday, July 21, 2019 Natalie Sadler For years Pc John Clarke thought he was invincible, policing the streets of Ipswich and dealing with fatal car crashes, stabbings and intercepting drug dealers. Live updates from the Suffolk Business Awards 2019 Thursday, July 4, 2019 Natalie Sadler Tonight the winners of the 2019 Suffolk Business Awards will be revealed during a special ceremony at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall - and we will are here to bring you live updates. How to get involved in the Elmer trail this weekend - and get a FREE sticker album Friday, June 14, 2019 Natalie Sadler In just a few hours time the brightly painted Elmer sculptures will begin arriving on the streets of Ipswich ready for Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk. Gallery Elmer fever hits Ipswich - one more sleep to go Friday, June 14, 2019 Natalie Sadler As the final countdown to Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk begins, Ipswich is gearing up for a colour explosion.