Footwear chain Deichmann’s new store in Ipswich town centre has opened its doors several days earlier than planned.

Shoppers keen to pick up a bargain at Debenhams have formed a queue outside the branch in Ipswich town centre.

Roadworks causing traffic chaos in Ipswich’s Crown Street have been removed - after a council revoked a firm’s permit to carry them out.

A new Covid-19 testing centre is being set up in the Portman Road car park opposite the Ipswich Town stadium.

Ipswich’s DanceEast studio has been given a £60,000 grant to create a new digital suite.

She might be a tiny bundle of fluff - but little Tinkerbell has made a “massive difference” to the life of her Ipswich owner suffering from a debilitating illness.

A key deal for the council to buy the Ipswich Debenhams unit in a bid to keep one of the town’s most prominent retail units in use had not been completed prior to Tuesday’s administration news, it has been confirmed.

Parking permits are being planned for 14 Ipswich roads to curb problem parking by those not living in the area.

A family has paid tribute to a well-known Ipswich taxi driver who “loved to make people happy”.

Back in the day, it was one of the UK’s most popular daytime television programmes - so there was naturally a bit of a buzz when TV show Flog It! came to film in Ipswich.

A man threatened a shopkeeper with a knife and told a taxi driver he was going to “bottle” him during a violent incident in an Ipswich street, it has been alleged.

Shoppers formed a long socially-distanced queue outside the Ipswich Smyths toy store to pick up their Black Friday purchases.

A number of mailboxes in the communal area of a block of flats in Ipswich were forced open in a bid to access parcels and post, the police have said.

The mother of an Ipswich schoolboy has told of the devastating loss of her “handsome and happy” son Charlie who was “always smiling”, after he tragically died at the age of six from mitochondrial disease.

An Ipswich mother who battled through years of chronic pain and depression after a freak accident in a supermarket has given her advice on how to bounce back from setbacks in a new book.

Ipswich Croquet Club is looking for a new home - as its current pitch will be lost next year.

A car crashed into the front of the Bath Store in Ipswich’s Norwich Road.

A mum-of-five who was diagnosed with type two diabetes after her weight hit 21 stone has managed to turn her health around, after dropping four dress sizes.

With the country in lockdown and all traditional switch-on events cancelled, here is a gallery of Suffolk’s Christmas lights as we edge closer to the big day.

A gathering of more than 30 people at an Ipswich home during the current national coronavirus lockdown was shut down by police.

The news that the government has placed Suffolk into Tier 2 will come as a bitter disappointment to many people.

An Ipswich pub has extended its offering with new heated pods following a move to outside dining during the coronavirus pandemic.

An open-air street food market is coming to Ipswich next week, serving street food, craft beers and high-end cocktails in an outdoor stripped-back setting which is Covid-compliant.

An Ipswich man who was involved in the supply of cocaine and cannabis has been jailed for four years.

One of Suffolk’s “finest sons” has posthumously been recognised at a prestigious national councillor awards ceremony.

One of the first speeches I made in Parliament as a newly-elected MP was on the injustice faced by leaseholders at St Francis Tower who have been told they must foot bills of over £25,000 for the replacement of the highly flammable cladding that had been on the tower.

Issues around the closure of the Orwell Bridge in high winds are set to be discussed in Parliament next week, after Ipswich MP Tom Hunt secured a debate.

Comedian Griff Rhys Jones is tomorrow starting a quirky auction selling off celebrities’ belongings to raise money for Ipswich’s Treehouse children’s hospice.

Three people arrested in connection with a large cannabis find in Ipswich, worth in the region of £500,000, have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

More than six police cars remain in Bramford Road in Ipswich this afternoon after two women were assaulted.

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