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Work is set to start on the statue of Kevin Beattie after our fundraising campaign took a giant step towards meeting its target.

Ipswich Town fans have a chance to spend the afternoon with club legends Terry Butcher and Frans Thijssen today.

Former Ipswich Town star Frans Thijssen has told how he is looking forward to returning to Suffolk this weekend for two special events for the Kevin Beattie statue appeal.

Ipswich Town legends will gather for a special black tie gala to celebrate the life of Kevin Beattie - with a limited number of tickets going on public sale today.

The best tourism businesses in East Anglia will be celebrated at a prestigious annual awards ceremony.

Former Essex cricketer Don Topley, who faced criticism for reading an 'inappropriate' poem during an after-dinner speech at Oxford, has said he is "devastated" if it offended anyone.

The search has been launched to find this year's Stars of Suffolk - the ordinary people who do extraordinary things in the county.

The Home Secretary is being urged to review the case of a failed asylum seeker in Suffolk fighting to stay in Britain to protect her nine-year-old daughter from female genital mutilation (FGM).

There are already many events in the pipeline to raise funds for this campaign. Here are just a few:

The campaign for a statue of Ipswich Town's greatest ever player, Kevin Beattie, has now reached around £19,000 in just six weeks.

The A14 in Suffolk is not fit for purpose - for the region or nation - and needs major investment, transport secretary Chris Grayling has been told.

At least we didn't need a lip-reader in this case - it was very clear what deputy leader of Suffolk Coastal District Council, Geoff Holdcroft, said.

Donations to a campaign for a statue of Ipswich Town's greatest ever player, Kevin Beattie, have now topped £15,000.

Suffolk Day will return this year and is set to be bigger and better than ever before.

The campaign to raise money for a statue of Ipswich Town's greatest ever player Kevin Beattie has now raised £13,000 in less than two weeks.

Donations have continued to pour in for the campaign for a statue of Ipswich Town legend Kevin Beattie - with the grand total up to around £12,000 in two days.

The campaign for a statue of Ipswich Town's greatest ever player, Kevin Beattie, has got off to a flying start.

Today we launch a campaign for a lasting memorial to Ipswich Town's greatest ever player, Kevin Beattie, on what would have been his 65th birthday.

Suffolk supporters of a foundation which is helping some of the poorest people in rural Bangladesh have met for a special event.

Nominations are open for one of Suffolk's most prestigious awards ceremonies which recognises community heroes.

Christmas is now just around the corner, which means it is almost time for the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star's annual carol concert.

This year's Surviving Winter appeal has got off to one of its best ever starts in Suffolk - and has been boosted by a record £30,000 match funding pledge.

Students have grilled local business leaders at the launch of West Suffolk College's Global Enterprise Week.

Earlier this year we asked people to nominate their inspiring women of Suffolk - and today's the day we finally reveal the results.

A campaign to help vulnerable people in Suffolk heat their homes this winter is launched today.

It's the Stars of Suffolk awards on Thursday - one of the highlights of the year in the county. Take a look at the finalists here.

It is a landmark year for one of Suffolk's best known schools as it celebrates its 150th anniversary.

Organisers of Suffolk's biggest fireworks display at Christchurch Park in Ipswich say it will definitely go ahead on Saturday night.

Prestigious honours have been awarded to six community heroes in Suffolk - recognising a lifetime of helping others.

A 19-year-old killed in an accident on the A14 at Rougham involving a police car and ambulance has been named.

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