Rail passengers in East Anglia should find it much easier to reach London and other destinations over the Christmas period with lines staying open for most of the holiday period.

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New ambulances, costing around £100,000 each, had to be taken off the road just weeks after launch when an accelerator pedal became stuck.

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Three Ipswich community projects have received a share of more than £100,000 from the Health Lottery.


Ipswich's Mecca Bingo has been bought out by a rival firm.

An amber weather warning is in place for parts of Suffolk - with heavy rain and thunderstorms set to batter the county this afternoon as a band of stormy weather comes in from the south.


A man was taken to hospital after he was injured in an equestrian incident.


Concerns have been raised about the pressure being put on front line officers after it was revealed a third of all sickness leave at Suffolk police is related to mental ill health.

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Ipswich Town Women progressed to the Third Round Qualifying stage of the Women's FA Cup after beating Royston Town 7-0 at Playford Road yesterday afternoon, writes Ross Halls.


Paul Lambert's squad rotation policy has been in full effect so far this season, with the Ipswich Town boss using a total of 28 players during his side's 14 games.

Ipswich Town assistant manager Stuart Taylor insists there is no 'bomb squad' at Playford Road.

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Sixto Peralta spent just one season at Ipswich Town but remembers his time in Suffolk with great fondness. ANDY WARREN spoke to the Argentine.

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Emyr Huws is looking to make up for lost time and 'contribute with assists, goals and performances' as Ipswich Town push for an immediate return to the Championship.

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Ipswich Town fans have had their say on who the Blues' best player has been so far this season - and here are the results!

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Lisa Williams of Trimley St Martin served up a winning recipe to scoop top prize at the World Porridge Making Championship.

Measures to ease congestion at a key Ipswich junction are being planned which could see fresh technology used to monitor traffic levels.


Villagers in Tattingstone and Bentley say they have lost a vital lifeline after cuts have left them with just one bus a day.


Dinosaurs, fairies and planets hidden in popular parks are set to entertain youngsters as part of an ambitious new project.


Grit Rhys Jones, Gritney Spears and not forgetting SprEd Sheeran are just some of the famous names that will be keeping the roads of Suffolk clear this winter.



Ipswich's Mecca Bingo has been bought out by a rival firm.

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Harry was shot down while fighting the Nazis over Europe. Later, the businessman brought a huge number of jobs to Hadleigh

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Staff at a picturesque Suffolk hotel are celebrating after being crowned the eastern winner in the Sunday Times Best Places to Stay list.

Innkeeper William Cripps is calling time on The Peacock Inn, in the pretty village of Chelsworth.

Ipswich Community Media has won a grant of almost £20,000 to help migrants improve their English skills and help them get into work.


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Fresh from a run of hit West End performances, the ultimate Whitney Houston tribute show is heading to Bury St Edmunds.

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Armed police will once again be on patrol at the hugely popular Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre, organisers have confirmed.

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Sausage fans got to take sample some unusual new flavours at the annual Framlingham sausage festival today.

There's the Millennium Green, shops with character, and plenty more. Have we missed your favourite things?

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.

Superstar Ed Sheeran has appeared in a video shared by the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, on social media - hinting at a collaboration between the two for World Mental Health Day.

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There is exciting news for sausage dogs in Suffolk as the first ever Dachshund cafe is set to open its doors in Ipswich later this month.

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Last night children descended on Chantry Library in Ipswich to meet their idol Cinderella.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Father found daughter with her throat cut. Rose Harsent's killer escaped justice

Is the review platform still serving the purpose it set out for or is it becoming a sounding board for those with alternative motives. We speak to four business owners who've been negatively impacted by the site.

Comic shop staff cast their votes. Have they got it right? Who has missed out?