Talent scouts have been looking for the paralympic stars of the future at a wheelchair tennis session in Ipswich.Read the full story ›
Dozens of colourful fibreglass pigs went under the hammer this evening in Suffolk, to raise money for the St Elizabeth hospice.
Over the summer, porky stars including Ed Sheer-Ham, Porkman Road and Sir Bradley Piggins have adorned the streets of the town for the Pigs Gone Wild sculpture trail.
Tonight, the auction at Trinity Park raised a whopping £195,050- Ipswich Blue, proved the most popular, selling for £6,500 followed by Ed Sheer-Ham at £6,200.
Well done me hearties!
Dozens of colourful fibreglass pigs are being sold at auction in Ipswich this evening to raise money for the St Elizabeth Hospice.
Over the summer, porky stars including Ed Sheer-Ham and Piggy Stardust have adorned the streets of the town for the Pigs Gone Wild sculpture trail.
Serena Sandhu trotted along to preview tonight's auction at Trinity Park.
A "committed and dangerous paedophile" from Ipswich who raped and sexually assaulted six girls over more than 30 years has been jailed.Read the full story ›
A 24-year-old man has been charged with the attempted rape of a woman as she waited for a train in Suffolk.
Sam Duncan, of Alan Road, Ipswich, is due to appear before magistrates this morning.
He was arrested over the attack at Melton Station just before 10pm on July 19th. The victim had been sitting on a bench waiting for a train to Ipswich when she was approached.
Terri Calvesbert from Suffolk who was badly burned in a house fire when she was a baby is starting her own campaign against cyberbullying.Read the full story ›
The death of a man whose body was found in Ipswich this morning is being treated an unexplained - but police said it was not suspicious.
Officers were called about 7am to reports a body had been seen lying on the bank of the river.
A man, believed to be in his 30s and from the Ipswich area, was found.
Sir Elton John is to stage shows at football grounds in Ipswich and Peterborough next summer.
He is playing the ABAX stadium in Peterborough on Sunday 11 June 2017 and Ipswich Town's Portman Road ground on Saturday 17 June 2017.
It is part of his worldwide Wonderful Crazy Night tour.
“We are delighted here at Ipswich Town to be hosting one of the biggest entertainers in the world in Sir Elton John.
"I’m sure it will be a fantastic occasion for the thousands who will be at Portman Road on the night."
Sir Elton last played in Ipswich in 2004.
A 29-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Ipswich.
Police were called by the ambulance service at 10.40pm on Friday after reporting that a man had been stabbed in the chest in Prospect Street.
Officers arrived at the scene within a matter of minutes and began a search of the area and arrested a man in connection with the incident a short time later.
The victim – a man aged in his forties - was taken to hospital having sustained life-threatening injuries, but his condition is now described as stable.
Ahmed Tarabi, of no fixed abode, has subsequently been charged with attempted murder. He has been remanded in custody and will appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Monday 19 September.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an unknown substance was thrown in the face of a woman in Ipswich.
The incident occurred at around 7.15pm on Tuesday 13 September at the junction of Melville Road and Wellesley Road.
The victim, a woman aged in her early thirties, was walking her dog when she encountered a man who was leaning against the sign for Melville Road.
As she passed the man he threw a clear liquid from a bottle in her face, which caused reddening to the skin and slight swelling.
Hospital tests did not find evidence of any corrosive material being evident in the liquid, but further forensic tests will take place to try and determine what was in the bottle.
The suspect is described as black, approximately 5ft 11in tall, of skinny build, wearing a black hooded jacket (with the hood up), yellow t-shirt, dark blue jeans and sunglasses