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Lakenheath: Man charged with killing John Joe Scott by drink-driving

A man has been charged with killing a Suffolk man by drink-driving, police have said.

Bury St Edmunds: David Ruffley?s regret over domestic incident

Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley has broken his silence on the incident earlier this year in which he received a police caution for common assault.

Mildenhall: Owners of Mildenhall Stadium must pay at least £238,000 of their opponents? legal bills

The future of Mildenhall Stadium hangs in the balance after its owners were told to pay at least £250,000 of their opponents’ costs in a long-running legal battle.

Ipswich: Six people arrested after reports of drug dealing in Bourne Park

Six people were today arrested in an Ipswich park over alleged drug offences.

Mendlesham: Closed pub, The Fleece, to be converted into a home

A 16th Century village pub is to be converted into a house because the business “had no future”.

 Evening Star News

Latest Weather

Conditions for Ipswich, UK at 7:49 pm BST

Current Conditions:
Fair, 23 C

Wed - Clear. High: 24 Low: 16
Thu - Mostly Sunny. High: 24 Low: 16
Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 24 Low: 16
Sat - Mostly Sunny. High: 26 Low: 16
Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 23 Low: 14

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather

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 Yahoo! Weather - Ipswich, UK

Top Rated Restaurants

Indian Palace 10 out of 10 Indian Palace
The Golden Ship Inn 10 out of 10 The Golden Ship Inn
Trongs 10 out of 10 Trongs
Zizzi Italian Restaurant 10 out of 10 Zizzi Italian Restaurant
Frankie & Bennys 10 out of 10 Frankie & Bennys

Latest comments:

Alan Jessop was a contempory of mine and a good friend. ...
Jessops 10 out of 10 28 April 2013

Indian Palace
The Best Indian restaurant in Ipswich !!! Great Dishes,very helpful staff and excellent value !!!! ...
Indian Palace 10 out of 10 22 April 2013

Masha Of India
The food at Masha has never let me down real good indian food served by friendly staff and the kitchens are spotless 5 star....
Masha Of India 10 out of 10 27 March 2013

Red Lion
very good food and a good price recomended ...
Red Lion 9 out of 10 16 March 2013

Zizzi Italian Restaurant
This is by far the best Italian in Ipswich food looks and tastes amazing you can really taste the freshness the portions are good as well the garlic bread is hu...
Zizzi Italian Restaurant 10 out of 10 25 February 2013

updated : 23 July 2014
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The History of Ipswich

The History of Ipswich - Carol TwinchEver thought that Ipswich was a town lacking in historical clout? Think again. As long ago as 1200 King John himself thought Ipswich important enough to receive a royal charter, while archaeology carried out over the last 30 years proves conclusively that it is one of England's oldest towns.

From the Anglo-Saxon 'Gipeswic' to the Victorian ship-building mecca, Ipswich has a tradition of sustained historical significance. High time then, that the story of Ipswich is told in full.

In this fascinating new title, renowned local author Carol Twinch sets out to do just that, and in her investigation of the last 1,400 years in Suffolk's primary conurbation she unearths much to capture the interest of the budding local historian. Narrated with wit and charm, this illustrated account of Ipswich's history is a true delight. Not to be missed.

The History of Ipswich is published by Breedon Books and is priced at £9.99. Available from all good bookshops, The History of Ipswich can also be bought online at www.breedonbooks.co.uk, or by calling 01332 384235.

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Upcoming Events

The Jazz Goats

26 July 2014
The Jazz Goats are returning again this year to give us a extra Jazz by the Waterfront evening in the summer.

Stonham Barns Traditional Car Boot Sale 8am SUNDAYS

27 July 2014
Traditional Car Boot Sale every Sunday at 8am on Hard Ground. Plus we have Suffolks First Covered Car Boot starting on NEW YEARS DAY. We have moved to the Hard Ground for Winter as we are normally on the field by the main road. If you haven't been to Stonham before we are not like any other Car Boot as we have Antique Shops/Restaurant/Clothes Shops/Hairdressers/Post Office/Garden Centre/Upholsterers, Owl Sanctuary & Pet Shop + Attractions, 2 Showgrounds with regular events, Golf, Fishing and so much more.

Latest Sports News

Colchester 0-0 Town - Half-Time
Town's pre-season friendly at Colchester remains goalless at the break. Paul Anderson came closest to netting for the Blues with an early diving header.

Trialist on Bench for Town as Ambrose Starts for Colchester
Hungarian trialist Bálint Bajner is amongst Town?s substitutes for this evening?s friendly at Colchester United (KO 7.30pm). Ex-Blue Darren Ambrose is a surprise starter for the home side having joined the U's on trial.

U18s Draw at West Brom
Town?s U18s drew 1-1 away in a friendly against West Brom this lunchtime.

Town in Action at Colchester
Town continue their pre-season programme when they take on Colchester United at the Weston Homes Community Stadium this evening (KO 7.30pm).

Notes for the New Season ? Part Two: Rotherham, Huddersfield and Blackburn
In the second of a series of pre-season reports, HarryFromBath assesses the mood around the Championship clubs by delving into their forums. Rotherham United, Huddersfield Town and Blackburn Rovers are under the spotlight in today?s notes.

 TWTD.co.uk News for Ipswich Town

Latest Local Sports News

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Goldie Sayers aiming to make up for Olympic heartbreak

Newmarket javelin thrower Goldie Sayers insists she didn’t go through two years of surgery and rehabilitation to return as an ‘average’ athlete.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Bury St Edmunds? swimmer Chris Walker-Hebborn chasing medal glory in Glasgow

Chris Walker-Hebborn is ready for redemption at Glasgow 2014.

Newmarket?s Goldie Sayers hoping to win Commonwealth Games gold

The Commonwealth Games start in Glasgow tonight, with Suffolk duo Goldie Sayers and Chris Walker-Hebborn among the brightest English medal hopes.

England Hockey duo lead charge to bring Commonwealth Games medals back to Ipswich

Harry Martin and George Pinner will lead the charge to bring gold back to Ipswich, as England expects at the Commonwealth Games.

Whitton United sign four new players for new Thurlow Nunn Premier campaign

Whitton United are making good strides in the transfer market as they prepare for life in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

 EADT Sport