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More children from disadvantaged backgrounds in Suffolk to be urged to attend university

The University of Suffolk has announced that 10 higher education champions (HECs) have been appointed to work in schools and colleges in the county as part of the government’s £120m National Collaborative Outreach Programme.



Roseanne Ganley from Ipswich launches mental health project after ?losing job at Suffolk Students? Union?

A 22-year-old Ipswich woman who claims she lost her job after having time off due to depression and anxiety is starting a new project, supporting other young people struggling with poor mental health.



Fore St pool in Ipswich to shut for new green works to be installed

Ipswich’s historic Fore Street Swimming Pool will be closed next week to allow it to become more green – but not in water colour!



Case adjourned for Felixstowe carer charged with seven offences of theft

A 58-year-old carer accused of stealing items worth more than £10,000 from women she was caring for has had her case adjourned so a psychiatric report can be prepared on her.



Football pub is gone but spirit to live on at Town?s Portman Road fanzone

For generations of Ipswich Town fans the Drum and Monkey – and under its former name the Sporting Farmer – was THE pub for a pre-match drink.




 Evening Star News

Latest Weather

Conditions for Ipswich, UK at 2:50 pm GMT

Current Conditions:
Partly Cloudy, 9 C

Forecast:
Fri - Sunny. High: 9 Low: 1
Sat - Mostly Cloudy. High: 10 Low: -1
Sun - Sunny. High: 9 Low: 2
Mon - Partly Cloudy. High: 9 Low: 3
Tue - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 11 Low: 3

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 Yahoo! Weather - Ipswich, UK

Top Rated Restaurants

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

Latest comments:

Jessops
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


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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

Stonham Barns Traditional Sunday Car Boot & Classic Car Show on 20th August from 8am

27 August 2017
Suffolk's friendliest Sunday Car Boot from 8am on Sundays. No need to book and still from £5 to sell. Covered stalls can be pre-booked. These are £10 and come with a surface and cover so, no need to bring tables. Great atmosphere where you can sell in peace. Huge crowd with the Car Show on as well this Sunday.

Latest Sports News

Last Call on TWTD Questionnaire
If you?ve not yet filled in this year's TWTD Questionnaire, you?ve got until midnight tonight to join 3,092 fellow fans in looking back in judgement on Town's 2016/17 campaign.

Kesgrave School Team Representing Town at Wembley
Cedarwood Primary School in Kesgrave will be representing Town in the final of the EFL Kinder+ Sport Kids Cup which precedes this afternoon?s Championship play-off final between Huddersfield and Reading at Wembley. The youngsters will be taking on Etwall Primary wearing the colours of Derby County.

Knight Among Quartet Guesting for Tottenham in US
Highly-rated Blues youngster Ben Knight is one of four academy schoolboys guesting for Tottenham at an U15s tournament in San Diego over the weekend, but not on trial as reported elsewhere, TWTD understands.

Final Few Days to Complete TWTD Questionnaire
If you?ve not yet filled in this year's TWTD Questionnaire, you?ve still got the Bank Holiday weekend in which to join 2,839 fellow fans in looking back in judgement on Town's 2016/17 campaign.

Crazee's Orwell Cycle Challenge
Town mascot Crazee is once again getting on his bike to raise money for a local charity, cycling the 15-mile route at the Orwell Walk/Ride event on Sunday 25th June. 


 TWTD.co.uk News for Ipswich Town

Latest Local Sports News

FC Clacton 0 Felixstowe & Walton United 3 match report - Seasiders stay perfect

Thurlow Nunn Premier

FC Clacton 0

Felixstowe & Walton United 3

Felixstowe & Walton picked up a comfortable three points at the Rush Green Bowl on Tuesday night to move up into third spot behind leaders Coggeshall as they kept their 100% start to the season intact, writes Phil Griffiths.



Football pub is gone but spirit to live on at Town?s Portman Road fanzone

For generations of Ipswich Town fans the Drum and Monkey – and under its former name the Sporting Farmer – was THE pub for a pre-match drink.



Who are the Ipswich Town kids who impressed in cup defeat at Crystal Palace?

Mick McCarthy fielded the youngest team in Ipswich Town history in the club’s Carabao Cup defeat at Crystal Palace on Tuesday night. Mark Heath looks at the youngsters who impressed despite the loss..



Out-of-sorts Colchester United striker Denny Johnstone looks set for a move up to Scotland

Colchester United striker, Denny Johnstone, looks set to return to his native Scotland.



Chris Louis challenges Ipswich Witches to finish top ? Kyle Newman blow, Justin Sedgmen injury latest

Ipswich Witches boss Chris Louis is challenging his side to finish top of the Championship and secure first pick in the play-off picture.




 EADT Sport