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Trading Standards are urging the public to stop using a number of products as they do not pass safety regulations.

A man was repeatedly punched and kicked by two men demanding money in a vicious assault in Colchester.

Ipswich backpackers held at gunpoint and tiny kittens rescued by firefighters were two of our top stories this week - make sure you have read our top five here.

Lunar fanatics experienced an early Easter treat last night with April’s full moon gracing the skies of Suffolk and Essex.

The Elmer’s Big Parade launches on June 15 with 55 elephants, as well as 85 junior Elmers, painted in a variety of colourful designs and themes hidden around the town.

A Clacton mother will make a poignant trek across the Great Wall of China in memory of her youngest daughter to raise money for a mental health charity.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town suffered their heaviest defeat of a miserable campaign this afternoon – 4-0 at Preston North End. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Ipswich Town were beaten 4-0 at Preston North End this afternoon. Andy Warren hands out his player grades.

Paul Lambert admitted his side’s performance in the 4-0 loss to Preston was the worst since he arrived at the club.

Ipswich Town fans have taken to social media to react to this afternoon’s 4-0 humbling at Preston North End, their worst defeat of an abysmal season.

Andy Warren hands out his player ratings following Ipswich Town’s 4-0 defeat at Preston.

Ipswich Town were beaten 4-0 by Preston North End this afternoon.

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Trading Standards are urging the public to stop using a number of products as they do not pass safety regulations.

It’s the business travel firm you’ve never heard. CAROLINE CULOT spoke to Adam Knights, MD at ATPI.

More people visited Bury St Edmunds town centre in the first three months of 2019 than the same period last year, according to latest footfall statistics.

There has been a rush of new homes coming to the market in Suffolk in recent weeks and house builder Bennett Homes is now adding their latest project to the list after completing 30 properties at Church Meadow, in Sproughton.

The long-awaited Ipswich Winerack development is on track for completion at the end of the year, say the developers as the prepare to open their first show apartment.

EA Life

Our food and drink editor had the rather (ahem) difficult task of eating her way through the city.

Born above a Norfolk fish shop, Jim was a Formula Three star, nurtured F1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi and ran a horse stud in Suffolk. He ‘will be remembered as a legend’

Investments and movies can make you feel good, says Peter Sharkey

The Easter break is the perfect chance to make the most of the lighter, brighter days with a fun-filled family day out

Not everyone believes that William Shakespeare wrote the plays attributed to him and here are some of the reasons why.


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Ed Sheeran has lent his support to a Suffolk charity after being inspired by the girl behind it.

Actor and Shakespeare aficinado Brian Ralph talks about his life-long love of The Bard and why Shakespeare remains Britain’s greatest wordsmith

Shakespeare is synonymous with Stratford Upon Avon and The Globe theatre but as an actor he was frequently on tour and research has unearthed records of his visits to Suffolk

Fast-emerging dance talent from across East Anglia is getting the chance to star in an exciting interpretation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, which will open in the autumn.

With The Golden Dragon at Cardinal Park now closed those hunting out a good value Chinese meal will have to look further afield - but where should you go for an all-you-can-eat experience in Suffolk?

Two of Suffolk’s top chefs will be battling it out to win top awards in a national competition.

Colchester United

Frank Nouble’s ninth goal of the season was enough to beat Grimsby Town 1-0 at the Community Stadium yesterday afternoon, and so revive Colchester United’s flagging play-off hopes.

Colchester United boss John McGreal described today’s 1-0 home win over Grimsby Town as “one of the most enjoyable games of the season.”

Colchester United hosted Grimsby Town in League Two on Good Friday and we had live updates and all the best reaction in our matchday blog from the Jobserve Community Stadium.

Towards the end of February, when Colchester United were well-placed in fifth spot, with 53 points gained from 33 games, I suggested that the U’s would need 18 points to make the League Two play-offs from their last 13 fixtures.

Colchester United’s current run of form is one reminiscent of relegation candidates, rather than promotion contenders.