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Suffolk specialist motor engineers Belcher Engineering has acquired the stock of Ultimate Spares of America and hopes it will lead to growth.

An “incredibly rare” Essex-made tractor built in the 1960s and bought by a notable farmer-inventor is up for auction.

Following our previous selection of memories of family cars from years gone by, more people from around the area have been sharing their reminiscences.

The actions of a police officer in hauling a man back from the edge of the Orwell Bridge have been praised by the force.

Remember when cars seemed to be part of the family, and even had nicknames? Here are memories from around the area of the vehicles our mums, dads and grandparents drove when we were young.

A cyclist who died following a crash in Dullingham on Tuesday (January 8) has been named.

A trio of Christmas drink-drivers have been banned from the roads after all being disqualified on previous occasions.

The shocking “trail of destruction” left behind by vandals on Christmas night has been revealed as one frustrated resident, who has been targeted three times in as many weeks, hits out.

Jonathan Dennis was the Senior race winner, but Cam Hurst took maximum Eastern League points when local league competitors got the chance to race over the remarkable course created for National Trophy racing at Ipswich last week.

Two vehicles thought to be connected to ram raids in Suffolk overnight have been found by police.

Police have been called to three overnight ram raids at shops in Ipswich, Combs Ford and Brantham.

John Grose held its fourth annual charity quiz nights and its Ipswich and Lowestoft dealerships bringing the total it has raised for local good causes to nearly £15,000.

Richard Baxter recalls the pride he felt about owning his first car, a 2000 Ford Fiesta, and the sense of freedom that it gave him.

Schools pupils visited Hammond Ford at Halesworth to find out more about vehicle emissions and the effects and associated dangers from car engines left running when stationary.

Police have attended a crash in Felixstowe involving two cars.

On an interest-packed course at Redgrave, Kieran Jarvis came from behind to win his third Eastern League Senior Men’s cyclo-cross of the season, writes Fergus Muir.

A painting attributed to a leading member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood - Ford Madox Brown, is to be auctioned in Essex on Wednesday December 5.

Teresa Deacon recalls the feeling of independence her first car, a £100 1960 Ford Prefect, gave her.

John Wyatt’s 1955 Ford Popular never failed him, as he travelled between bases while in the Fleet Air Arm, and doubled up as a camp bed.

A fast start from James Madgwick set the Bloodwise/QSH rider up for clear run to win the Senior men’s race at West Suffolk Wheelers’ cyclo-cross, writes Fergus Muir.

An 11-year-old boy has been left with serious injuries after a hit-and-run collision in Colchester.

WATCH a Ferrari 458 being wrapped in green and black graffiti style, and find out which current Strictly Come Dancing star had their car wrapped in Colchester

A care homes business set up by a farming family is in the running for a series of national awards.

Ford’s new Fiesta ST is a ‘supersonic supermini’ with a 200PS, 1.5-litre, three-cylinder engine that gives it a big heart in the hot-hatch hierarchy. Motoring editor Andy Russell gets into the beat.

Adverts for Ford, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler have been banned for endorsing irresponsible driving.

A stretch of the A120 has now reopened after a fatal collision in the early hours of this morning.

Two cars have crashed on the A134, between Bury St Edmunds and Ixworth, which shut the main road in both directions.

As a teenager in the early 1960s Eric Mouser couldn’t wait to get his first set of wheels – and took proud ownership of a 1930 Morris Minor.

Historic vehicles from throughout the 20th century will be on show at Ipswich Transport Museum on Saturday which has invited owners to bring some of their much-loved cars to go on display.

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