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  1. Rare Rolex watch sells for £13,500 at auction
    Rare Rolex watch sells for £13,500 at auction. A sought-after 1960s luxury watch fetched £13,500 in a Suffolk auction. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  2. BT says it will continue working with Huawei at Adastral Park, despite global cyber security concerns over the controversial Chinese company
    BT says it will continue working with Huawei at Adastral Park, despite global cyber security concerns over the controversial Chinese company. Questions are being asked over the nature of Huawei’s operations in Ipswich. The telecoms company Huawei, which is currently embroiled in political controversy, is believed to employ around 100 people at its Martlesham base. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  3. Praise for Ipswich Hospital from carers group
    Praise for Ipswich Hospital from carers group. Ipswich Hospital has been recognised by Suffolk Family Carers, for its commitment to supporting the region’s carers. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  4. Man charged after attempted robbery at Ipswich Greggs
    Man charged after attempted robbery at Ipswich Greggs. A man has been charged with attempted robbery in connection with an incident at a Greggs shop in Ipswich. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  5. POPULAR:Revamp of St Peter’s Wharf in Ipswich set to start in January - what do you think of the scheme?
    Revamp of St Peter’s Wharf in Ipswich set to start in January - what do you think of the scheme? A £750,000 revamp of St Peters Wharf on Ipswich’s waterfront has been announced – with work set to kick-off in January. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  6. POPULAR:Opening of new Travelodge hotel is delayed
    Opening of new Travelodge hotel is delayed. A new 80-room hotel and coffee shop development in Bury St Edmunds had been scheduled to open in January, but has now been put off. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  7. Most East Anglian Tory MPs swing behind Theresa May – but Essex votes could push her out of Downing Street
    Most East Anglian Tory MPs swing behind Theresa May – but Essex votes could push her out of Downing Street. Suffolk’s Tory MPs look set to vote together to support Theresa May in Wednesday night’s confidence vote on her leadership – but in Essex the picture is somewhat different. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  8. POPULAR:Ipswich attempted rape 'predators' have jail sentence cut
    A judge says their 12-year sentences were too long because the men had not actually raped the woman. Continue reading. on BBC News website.
  9. Echo Barrier shortlisted for second year
    Echo Barrier shortlisted for second year. A market leader in noise reduction solutions has been shortlisted for a top industry award. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  10. Rajang the orangutan from Colchester Zoo has died
    Rajang the orangutan from Colchester Zoo has died. Colchester Zoo have said goodbye to one of their most loved animals who had been a resident since 1980. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  11. Would you back Theresa May in a vote of confidence?
    Would you back Theresa May in a vote of confidence? As MP’s get ready to vote on the future of PM Theresa May tonight we want to know how you would vote. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  12. REVEALED: The latest job figures, and the two Suffolk towns where Universal Credit is being rolled out today
    REVEALED: The latest job figures, and the two Suffolk towns where Universal Credit is being rolled out today. Today, Universal Credit will be introduced in the few last remaining isolated pockets of the country where it has yet to be introduced - including two towns in Suffolk. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  13. Labour MEP speaks following Strasbourg shooting
    Labour MEP speaks following Strasbourg shooting. Labour’s MEP for the east of England who was in Strasbourg during the suspected terror attack in the French city last night has expressed her sorrow following the incident. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  14. Reaction from our MPs as Theresa May’s vote of no confidence triggered
    Reaction from our MPs as Theresa May’s vote of no confidence triggered. Conservative MPs from across Suffolk and Essex have been making their views known on Theresa May’s vote of confidence which is set to take place this evening. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  15. The impact of global warming is already being felt at Suffolk Yacht Harbour
    The impact of global warming is already being felt at Suffolk Yacht Harbour. When we dwell on the current impact of global warming, we tend to think of polar ice caps melting or Californian wild fires, both of which might seem a world away from sleepy Suffolk. But Jonathan Dyke, the managing director of Suffolk Yacht Harbour, says he can already see the impact of climate change on his harbour in Levington. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  16. Cold but bright weather set for Suffolk and Essex
    Cold but bright weather set for Suffolk and Essex. It will be a grey start to Wednesday in East Anglia with brighter but colder weather set to creep in as the day goes on. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  17. Road to be closed for emergency repairs
    Road to be closed for emergency repairs. A village road is to be closed for the majority of a day so highways workers can carry out emergency repairs to the carriageway. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  18. POPULAR:Woman trips over uneven paving at Hawthorne Drive shops
    Dennis Young has reported an incident of uneven paving at Hawthorne Drive shops on FIxMyStreet. This area has always been a problem whether paving levels or inadequate gritting in adverse weather. I think the Hawthorne Drive District Centre shopping precinct should be looked at for complete overhaul/remodelling. r.
  19. POPULAR:Residents unhappy about 'expensive' 'rubbish' 'too long' Crafts Market hiding Christmas Tree
    Various Ipswich residents are unhappy and raising their concerns about the craft market that they consider operates for too long blocking the Christmas Tree, not being an actual proper "Crafts Market" and overpriced items. Others claimed the white nature of the tents enhanced the new Cornhill somewhat. Selected are as follows:- Of course there are also fears for Ipswich Market. It is an actual disgrace overall. .
  20. POPULAR:Police hunt attackers after man stabbed in head in restaurant
    Police hunt attackers after man stabbed in head in restaurant. A man suffered stab wounds to the head in a “targeted attack” in front of horrified diners in a Nando’s restaurant in Ipswich town centre. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  21. POPULAR:Ipswich stabbing: Man attacked outside Nando's
    The victim was attacked by two men in green tracksuits at about 17:30 GMT, police say. Continue reading. on BBC News website.
  22. Anger at Judge’s decision to cut “predators” jail time
    Anger at Judge’s decision to cut “predators” jail time. A prominent women’s campaigner has hit out after two convicted sex offenders have had their sentence for attempted rape cut on appeal. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  23. POPULAR:Police seal off Nando’s in Cardinal Park, Ipswich, after man hurt in restaurant
    Police seal off Nando’s in Cardinal Park, Ipswich, after man hurt in restaurant. Police have sealed off Nando’s in Cardinal Park, Ipswich, tonight after a man was believed to have been hurt in an incident inside the restaurant. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  24. Mystery woman chases after handbag thieves
    Mystery woman chases after handbag thieves. A mystery heroine chased a pair of thieves in Ipswich after a woman in her 70s had her bag snatched. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  25. Put on your detective hat for a Peaky Blinders themed mystery event
    Put on your detective hat for a Peaky Blinders themed mystery event. This is your chance to become Sherlock Holmes for the day as you take part in a giant detective adventure across town. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  26. Pair jailed for attempted rape of woman in car park have jail terms cut
    Pair jailed for attempted rape of woman in car park have jail terms cut. Two men who stalked and tried to rape a vulnerable young woman in Ipswich as she walked home from a night out have had their sentences cut. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  27. High Court dismisses review over East Bergholt homes
    High Court dismisses review over East Bergholt homes. Questions into how Babergh District Council came to a decision over plans for nearly 230 homes has been quashed following a High Court review. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  28. Teen remanded to appear at crown court charged with robbery of 81-year-old Ipswich man
    Teen remanded to appear at crown court charged with robbery of 81-year-old Ipswich man. A teenager has appeared in court charged in connection with the robbery of an 81-year-old Ipswich man. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  29. Suffolk financial adviser goes to the House of Commons
    Suffolk financial adviser goes to the House of Commons. Suffolk’s Kingsfleet Wealth appear as one of the experts in The Parliamentary Review 2018, featuring alongside Prime Minister Theresa May, journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil, plus a group of ministers and leading officials from a variety of organisations and industry. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  30. Final piece of Ipswich Flood Barrier fitted in place to protect property
    Final piece of Ipswich Flood Barrier fitted in place to protect property. The final part in the Ipswich Flood Defence jigsaw has now been completed with a special gate fitted across the railway line beside the River Orwell. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  31. Royal Watch: How does the Queen spend Christmas Day at Sandringham?
    Royal Watch: How does the Queen spend Christmas Day at Sandringham? And what do you buy the woman who has everything? James Marston speculates about the Royals’ Norfolk Christmas Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  32. Southwold starlings swarm as sun sets over Suffolk salt marshes
    Southwold starlings swarm as sun sets over Suffolk salt marshes. This was the moment one photographer caught sight of one of nature’s phenomenon - a starling murmuration. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  33. Days Gone By: Legacy in the Cobbold family in Ipswich
    Days Gone By: Legacy in the Cobbold family in Ipswich. For more than 260 years generations of the Cobbold family had a great influence in Ipswich, writes David Kindred. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  34. Vulnerable woman ‘lost control’ over drug dealers at her home, police reveal
    Vulnerable woman ‘lost control’ over drug dealers at her home, police reveal. Drugs dealers have been using threats and intimidation to target vulnerable people in a coastal town, police have revealed. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  35. Man produces knife in brazen daylight robbery
    Man produces knife in brazen daylight robbery. A daylight robbery near Ipswich town centre has left a man shaken after an offender drew a knife in the middle of the afternoon. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  36. Inquest into the death of three-year-old who died in Gorleston beach tragedy adjourned
    Inquest into the death of three-year-old who died in Gorleston beach tragedy adjourned. The inquest into the death of a three-year-old girl who died after being thrown from an inflatable trampoline on Gorleston beach has been adjourned because a police report into the incident is not ready. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  37. Audi and Volkswagen thought to be connected to ram raids found
    Audi and Volkswagen thought to be connected to ram raids found. Two vehicles thought to be connected to ram raids in Suffolk overnight have been found by police. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  38. Jurors see footage of van alleged to have carried ‘killers’ of Tavis
    Jurors see footage of van alleged to have carried ‘killers’ of Tavis. Jurors in the trial of six people accused of murdering Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens have been watching CCTV clips of a delivery van alleged to have been used to transport some of the defendants to the scene of the attack. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  39. ‘For a second I thought it was a UFO’ - Resident startled by late night flashing object
    ‘For a second I thought it was a UFO’ - Resident startled by late night flashing object. A woman in Ipswich was left confused after waking in the night to see what appeared to be a flashing drone outside her window. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  40. How an Ipswich company is confronting the ‘national epidemic’ of mental health
    How an Ipswich company is confronting the ‘national epidemic’ of mental health. One in three Britons have suffered from mental health problems in the workplace, but companies are often reluctant to admit it’s an issue in their company. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  41. Silver award for building contracts manager
    Silver award for building contracts manager. Construction boss Marc Quilton has been honoured for his long service after celebrating a quarter of a century with Bloor Homes. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  42. Referendums due over future development in two Mid Suffolk villages
    Referendums due over future development in two Mid Suffolk villages. Neighbourhood plans for Debenham and Stradbroke will go to the public for a referendum, after being given the green light by district chiefs. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  43. Medical equipment can be used for children
    Medical equipment can be used for children. Suffolk construction contractor, Mixbrow has donated a defibrillator to Barking pre-school after a three-year-old child suffered a sudden cardiac arrest at the pre-school earlier this year. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  44. POPULAR:What is the history of Ipswich Town Football Club?
    What is the history of Ipswich Town Football Club (ITFC)?
  45. MPs warn against government stepping in over mental health services
    MPs warn against government stepping in over mental health services. MPs have urged caution amid calls for the government to seize control of the region’s failing mental health trust. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  46. Second man charged with robbery of 81-year-old man
    Second man charged with robbery of 81-year-old man. A second man has been charged in connection with a robbery where suspects barged into an elderly man’s home, threatened him with a knife and forced him to withdraw money from a cashpoint. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  47. Lifetime achievement award for the woman who mortgaged her home to set up her company as a single mum 20 years ago
    Lifetime achievement award for the woman who mortgaged her home to set up her company as a single mum 20 years ago. The founder and managing director of one of East Anglia’s leading hearing care companies has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award by one of the UK’s leading health governing bodies. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  48. Vote for your favourite iwitness picture here
    Vote for your favourite iwitness picture here. Talented readers have sent in pictures they have taken all over Suffolk including Beccles in the mist, Christmas lights on the Ipswich Waterfront and wildlife in Westleton. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  49. Students get guidance and inspiration from Suffolk business leaders
    Students get guidance and inspiration from Suffolk business leaders. Leaders from industry in Suffolk paid a visit to a school in Ipswich last week to help students with their future career paths. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  50. ‘You should feel tremendously proud’ – Suffolk fundraiser personally thanked by PM
    ‘You should feel tremendously proud’ – Suffolk fundraiser personally thanked by PM. A Woodbridge volunteer who has raised more than £650,000 for charity has received a prestigious award from the Prime Minister. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  51. Long Melford to get its farmers’ market back in 2019
    Long Melford to get its farmers’ market back in 2019. Justine Paul of Suffolk Market Events brings back Long Melford Farmers’ Market in 2019. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  52. New report shows tourism is thriving in the East of England, but highlights the plight of listed buildings when the retailers leave town
    New report shows tourism is thriving in the East of England, but highlights the plight of listed buildings when the retailers leave town. The latest research by Historic England shows that tourism is booming in the East of England, with the number of day visits almost doubling from 10m in 2012 to 18m in 2016. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  53. Mid Suffolk approves funding for two PCSOs to cover district from 2019
    Mid Suffolk approves funding for two PCSOs to cover district from 2019. Plans for two PCSOs to be employed across Mid Suffolk from January have been given unanimous approval. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  54. Police called to reports of ‘ugly’ fight outside Ipswich pub
    Police called to reports of ‘ugly’ fight outside Ipswich pub. Police were called to reports of a fight outside an Ipswich pub – in what one witness described as “chaotic” scenes. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  55. Three Suffolk shops targeted in overnight ram raids
    Three Suffolk shops targeted in overnight ram raids. Police have been called to three overnight ram raids at shops in Ipswich, Combs Ford and Brantham. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  56. Shopkeeper witnessed row between rival groups before Ipswich teenager was killed, court hears
    Shopkeeper witnessed row between rival groups before Ipswich teenager was killed, court hears. A shop assistant who witnessed a row between members of two rival groups in an Ipswich town centre store a few hours before 17-year-old Tavis Spencer-Aitkens was stabbed to death has described her shock at the incident. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  57. Memories of Tower Ramparts shopping centre opening in 1986
    Memories of Tower Ramparts shopping centre opening in 1986. Shoppers flooded into Tower Ramparts shopping centre when it first flung open its doors more than 30 years ago. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  58. Look: Town players meet children at Ipswich Hospital
    Look: Town players meet children at Ipswich Hospital. Ipswich Hospital patients were treated to a visit from the stars of Ipswich Town as they made their annual trip to give out presents on the wards. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  59. Police stress safety after Ipswich sees five burglaries in four weeks
    Police stress safety after Ipswich sees five burglaries in four weeks. A spate of burglaries in Ipswich has left Suffolk police urging residents to be vigilant and secure with their homes and property as the evenings draw in. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  60. Gritters out for second night in a row in Suffolk
    Gritters out for second night in a row in Suffolk. Gritters are out on Suffolk’s vital roads tonight and tomorrow morning ahead of dropping temperatures and a risk of icy conditions. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  61. Have you seen Ashaki Willians?
    Have you seen Ashaki Willians? Police are appealing for information in the hunt for a missing teenager from Colchester. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  62. Eastern Angles anniversary Christmas show is screamingly funny
    Eastern Angles anniversary Christmas show is screamingly funny. Eastern Angles is celebrating 30 years of their irreverent Christmas show with the gloriously surreal tale of The Fenland Screamers. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke gets enjoyably lost in this ripping yarn set in the roaring twenties Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  63. Why do we love a pantomime so much?
    Why do we love a pantomime so much? Liz Nice went to Gorleston Pavilion Theatre to see Sleeping Beauty and discovered the answer Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  64. Ipswich pupils highlight plastic problem with recycled Christmas tree
    Ipswich pupils highlight plastic problem with recycled Christmas tree. Students at a school in Ipswich have been raising awareness of the problems of plastic this festive season but creating a huge Christmas tree with a difference. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  65. POPULAR:Council lost £91,000 in market rent during the Ipswich Cornhill rebuild
    Council lost £91,000 in market rent during the Ipswich Cornhill rebuild. Ipswich Council’s support for the town’s market while the Cornhill was being rebuilt has cost the authority £91,000, new figures show. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  66. Christmas cakes and crafts for charity
    Christmas cakes and crafts for charity. A Fred. Olsen staff charity Christmas Craft Fayre and Cake Bake in Ipswich today raised nearly £200 for three local causes, Ipswich Winter Night Shelter, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Apostleship of the Sea. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  67. Rendlesham shop reopens in time for Christmas
    Rendlesham shop reopens in time for Christmas. After its sudden closure left employees jobless before Christmas and residents without a village store, the Rendlesham Costcutter has announced its reopening date. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  68. Stansted Airport activists convicted of security offence
    Stansted Airport activists convicted of security offence. Activists who brought Stansted Airport flights to a standstill have been convicted of an aviation security offence. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  69. POPULAR:Craft market opens to bring festive feel to new Cornhill in Ipswich
    Craft market opens to bring festive feel to new Cornhill in Ipswich. Ipswich’s Christmas Craft Market has opened on the Cornhill – the first time the area has been used for a major event since its refurbishment was completed at the start of last month. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  70. A Suffolk college’s pioneering innovation park will be build by the students, for the students
    A Suffolk college’s pioneering innovation park will be build by the students, for the students. A project which is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK will see students get first hand experience of the construction industry, without having to leave the comfort of their college campus. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  71. Can you see yourself in the Yates gallery?
    Can you see yourself in the Yates gallery? Yates in Ipswich was packed at the weekend with many dancing, drinking and having a laugh. Do you recognise anyone in the pictures? Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  72. Practical project at leisure centre
    Practical project at leisure centre. Business and retail students from West Suffolk College joined forces with local Bury St Edmunds business Planet Laser to host a special night for students. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  73. Police officer witnessed row between rival groups on day of Tavis attack, court hears
    Police officer witnessed row between rival groups on day of Tavis attack, court hears. A police officer intervened in a row between members of two rival groups in Ipswich town centre a few hours before 17-year-old Tavis Spencer-Aitkens was stabbed to death, it has been alleged. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  74. Cards available from Suffolk and Norfolk offices
    Cards available from Suffolk and Norfolk offices. A specially designed Christmas card is now on sale to support regional estate agent Durrants’ charity of the year, Clinks Care Farm at Toft Monks near Beccles. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  75. Do you want to improve your skills?
    Do you want to improve your skills? Realise Futures is working within the Ipswich community to provide learning opportunities to improve job skills. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  76. Suffolk schools report success from social mobility pilot
    Suffolk schools report success from social mobility pilot. Schools in Suffolk awarded a share of a seven-figure sum for social mobility projects have reported significant successes in the first year. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  77. Man, 18, arrested in connection with attack on woman in Ipswich
    Man, 18, arrested in connection with attack on woman in Ipswich. A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted sexual assault following reports of an attack on a woman in an Ipswich street. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  78. Last leg for Network Rail’s engineering works means three more months of buses for weekend travellers
    Last leg for Network Rail’s engineering works means three more months of buses for weekend travellers. Rail passengers hoping to make a weekend rail trip to London from East Anglia at the beginning of 2019 are facing three more months of disruption and replacement bus journeys. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  79. Jesus stolen and Mary’s head is cut off from church nativity scene
    Jesus stolen and Mary’s head is cut off from church nativity scene. A nativity scene outside a church has been cruelly vandalised for the second time this festive season. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  80. Aldeburgh set to lose last bank as Barclays pull out of town
    Aldeburgh set to lose last bank as Barclays pull out of town. It’s been announced that Barclays is set to close its branch in Aldeburgh, leaving the town without a bank. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  81. Train delays after lorry strikes railway bridge
    Train delays after lorry strikes railway bridge. All lines were blocked after a lorry collided with a railway bridge between Ipswich and Stowmarket. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  82. Chocolate, onion and mince pies can cause serious health problems for dogs
    Chocolate, onion and mince pies can cause serious health problems for dogs. The Suffolk Blue Cross centre have put together a guide of what festive treats you can/can’t feed your dog and what health implications they could have. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  83. Flood alerts issued for Suffolk and Essex coastline
    Flood alerts issued for Suffolk and Essex coastline. A number of coastal roads and footpaths in our region are at risk of flooding due to unusually high tides. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  84. Triple tragedy on region’s roads as three die in weekend crashes
    Triple tragedy on region’s roads as three die in weekend crashes. Three lives were lost over a weekend of tragedy on the region’s roads. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  85. POPULAR:Brit award-winning act announced for Newmarket Nights 2019
    Brit award-winning act announced for Newmarket Nights 2019. Get ready to feel the love as a Brit award-winning band is set to perform at Newmarket Nights in 2019. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  86. Rail delays after signal fault between Ipswich and Felixstowe
    Rail delays after signal fault between Ipswich and Felixstowe. Train services are suspended between Ipswich and Felixstowe due to a signal fault on the line. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  87. Revealed - how government’s £9.6m road repair pot will be spent in Suffolk
    Revealed - how government’s £9. 6m road repair pot will be spent in Suffolk. A fresh purge of Suffolk’s potholes with an innovative road repair machine is set to kick off this week, thanks to cash from the Chancellor’s Budget. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  88. Suffolk County Council reduces tobacco investment but fails to commit to withdrawing entirely
    Suffolk County Council reduces tobacco investment but fails to commit to withdrawing entirely. A Suffolk authority promoting campaigns to stop smoking has reduced its pension investments in tobacco firms – but says it still will not disinvest in cigarette firms entirely. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  89. Third poorly rated children’s home in 10 weeks prompts fresh questions over provision
    Third poorly rated children’s home in 10 weeks prompts fresh questions over provision. Fears have been raised that Suffolk may have a systemic problem with how children’s homes are run after a third establishment was given a poor Ofsted rating in the last 10 weeks. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  90. Cool crowd turns out for an ice weekend in Suffolk town
    Cool crowd turns out for an ice weekend in Suffolk town. Suffolk may have enjoyed an almost frost-free winter so far, but the big freeze descended on one town this weekend – and so did scores of visitors enticed by the ice. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  91. Suffolk County Council vows to tackle modern slavery
    Suffolk County Council vows to tackle modern slavery. Suffolk County Council will review its contract commissioning and procurement of services in a bid to help prevent modern slavery. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  92. ‘People spat at me in the street’ – Online harassment backlash was emotional rollercoaster for mum-of-three
    ‘People spat at me in the street’ – Online harassment backlash was emotional rollercoaster for mum-of-three. Jennifer Pearson from Felixstowe claims she had dog mess shoved through her letter box, her tyres slashed, and even had people spit at her – leaving her youngest daughter in tears. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  93. Doctor Who, Captain America and the Joker touch down in Ipswich
    Doctor Who, Captain America and the Joker touch down in Ipswich. Superheroes and famous faces from the world of sci-fi came together for a comic convention in Ipswich. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  94. POPULAR:WATCH - ‘I saw her in the distance and knew it was her’- Twiglet is found!
    WATCH - ‘I saw her in the distance and knew it was her’- Twiglet is found! Watch the heartwarming moment Max Norman from Stutton is reunited with his mother’s lost dog Twiglet. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  95. WATCH - How to BBQ your bird this Christmas
    WATCH - How to BBQ your bird this Christmas. Prestigious Essex Turkey producers KellyBronze have released a video showing aspiring BBQ chefs how to cook their bird on the coals this Christmas. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  96. Christmas crowds enjoy Ipswich park’s festive fayre
    Christmas crowds enjoy Ipswich park’s festive fayre. Festive spirit was in rich supply as an Ipswich park hosted unique handmade gifts and produce for its annual Christmas Fayre. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  97. Village left in shock following death of pedestrian
    Village left in shock following death of pedestrian. A community close to the Essex Suffolk border has been left shocked and saddened following the death of a pedestrian. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  98. 133 vehicles seized by police
    133 vehicles seized by police. Uninsured and unlicensed drivers are being warned that the police will catch up with them after officers seized 133 vehicles in a month. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  99. ‘Our children found it hilarious’- cheeky elves wrap ENTIRE living room
    ‘Our children found it hilarious’- cheeky elves wrap ENTIRE living room. One Ipswich couple have taken the antics of their naughty elves to an impressive new level. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.
  100. ‘I’m playing snakes and ladders with my life’ - Woman may be forced to buy medication not available on NHS abroad
    ‘I’m playing snakes and ladders with my life’ - Woman may be forced to buy medication not available on NHS abroad. A woman who said her life was given back to her by access to a thyroid medication faces paying for the drug abroad as it is not funded by the NHS. Continue reading. on Ipswich Star.