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An Oulton Broad mother speaks out about drug addiction after her son died of an overdose in Lowestoft last year.

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A prototype fruit-picking robot being developed on an Essex jam maker’s farm has featured in a report on farming of the future.


Fears are growing about the long-term future of Marks and Spencer in Ipswich town centre after it emerged that the company has been looking for a site on the edge of the town to open a new food store.

Retailers Travis Perkins have been granted permission to create a new building yard at Martlesham Heath Business Park.

Suggestions for a ‘garden town’ of 15,000 homes to the north of Ipswich have been branded “absurd” and “undeliverable” by one of the county’s MPs.

After seven years of planning and hard work, residents in an east Suffolk village are celebrating the successful renovation of their village hall.

Yesterday, 23:08

In total 1,591 drivers were caught speeding across the county as part of a three-week campaign from Suffolk police.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town take on Wigan Athletic, at the DW Stadium, in a Championship clash this afternoon. STUART WATSON previews the action.


Watch as Stuart Watson and Andy Warren look ahead to this weekend’s visit to Wigan Athletic.


We take a look at some memorable games against today’s opponents Wigan down the years, including a late winner and a TV win...

Yesterday, 17:00

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert believes his new-look team is getting up to speed – he just hopes they can now beat the race against time.

Yesterday, 15:27

Stuart Watson and Andy Warren hosted another episode of Ipswich Town Group Chat ahead of this weekend’s visit to Wigan.

Yesterday, 12:30

Ipswich Town have asked supporters for their opinions regarding season ticket pricing for next season, with general manager of football operations Lee O’Neill revealing information will be announced soon.

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Fears are growing about the long-term future of Marks and Spencer in Ipswich town centre after it emerged that the company has been looking for a site on the edge of the town to open a new food store.

Yesterday, 19:00

Around 170 people got the first glimpse of plans for a new business park and housing development on the site of a former RAF airfield near Stanton yesterday.

Yesterday, 16:29

It’s one of the most famous names in motoring, and motor racing. Now Ferrari is opening the doors to new apprentices in the UK - and there are opportunities in Colchester.

Yesterday, 15:47

Sarah Brown director of Bentwaters Parks is the guest speaker at MENTA’s Coffee Means Business meeting at Seckford Hall, Woodbridge on Tuesday February 26.

Yesterday, 14:53

Simarco, one of the UK’s leading independent logistics firms has outlined its future growth plans after securing a 10-year extension of the lease on its headquarters.

EA Life

Yesterday, 15:16

Fast fashion needs a long term ‘fix’ to minimise the affect it’s having on our planet, says Emily Cotton.

Yesterday, 02:27

Robert ‘Bob’ Carter witnessed atomic bomb tests in the Pacific, rode the Middle East oil boom of the 1970s and even drove to Iran

Thu, 11:30

Those who are on social media can hardly avoid monthly trending campaigns. Lately we have seen #veganuary and #Februdairy: campaigners trying to get noticed, to promote what they think others should be doing and, if they do, the social media machine roars into action.

Wed, 18:04

Former Northgate teacher John Eaton has died. He spent more than 35 years at the Ipswich school – teaching geography and advising on careers as well as higher and further education opportunities.

Tue, 15:06

It’s half term and that means only one thing in theatre land - auditoriums packed with over-excited children for family-friendly shows.


What's On

Yesterday, 19:00

Ed Sheeran has had a lot to shout about over the past 10 days from kicking off his world tour to winning another BRIT award, celebrating his 28th birthday with tens of thousands of fans and even enjoying a kick-about with Brazilian footballers.

Wed, 15:59

Bargain hunters can save up to 90% on children’s clothes, toys and nursery furniture this weekend.

Tue, 19:30

Having conquered her own mental health demons, one singing star from Suffolk has penned a debut single about her recovery.

Tue, 17:59

A popular clown is returning to the Suffolk stage during half-term week after receiving donations of dozens of unwanted plates.

Tue, 12:53

The Mousetrap, by Agatha Christie, Mercury Theatre, Colchester, until February 23

Tue, 10:48

When does Pancake Day fall in 2019? Are you planning to celebrate, and what are the most popular toppings to enjoy?

Colchester United

Yesterday, 11:58

Colchester United will be sweating on a late fitness test for midfielder Tim Lapslie, ahead of tomorrow’s home test against Carlisle United.

Thu, 15:52

Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston examines what the U’s have to do, pointwise, if they want to reach the play-offs, or gatecrash the top three

Tue, 15:19

Free-scoring Colchester United, targeting what would be their first promotion in 13 years, are on course to become the highest scorers by a U’s team since the turn of the century.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Colchester United boss John McGreal was “pleased” with the way his side battled back to gain a point from today’s 1-1 draw at Macclesfield Town.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Colchester United are bang in form, and hoping to mark their first visit to Macclesfield Town for 20 years with a third win on the spin this afternoon.