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Reporter quizzes police chief

The Ipswich Evening Star has taken its Police Watch campaign a step further by questioning the chief of Suffolk Police. Reporter Lisa Baxter met Paul Scott-Lee to discuss public fears about the length of time between incidents occuring and the

90 per cent back "name and shame" plan

Readers of the Ipswich Evening Star have overwhelmingly backed the paper’s campaign to name and shame local troublemakers. A poll on the Evening Star’s website showed that 90 per cent of people think the youths in question, who admitted causing

Star's £100,000 effort

The Ipswich Evening Star is celebrating one of the most successful appeals it has ever run, raising £100,000 for a young burns victim. In November 1998, baby Terri Calvesbert suffered 85 per cent burns in a fire at her home,

Row over deadly roundabout

There is mixed news for the Ipswich Evening Star in its battle to get changes made to a deadly roundabout in Felixstowe. The Highways Agency has agreed to install warning signs, road markings and an advisory 20mph limit at the

Nothing to write home about

A region’s postal service is being put under the spotlight after being exposed as rather less than ‘first class’. The Ipswich Evening Star launched its latest campaign at the beginning of April to find out what people really think of

Club chairman supports newspaper campaign

A new football campaign from the Ipswich Evening Star has now been given the all-important thumbs-up by the chairman of Ipswich Town. David Sheepshanks said he was impressed by the newspaper’s Back the Blues for Europe campaign, which is encouraging

Co-op divi boosts appeal

The Ipswich Evening Star has seen its Suffolk Accident Rescue Service Campaign boosted by shoppers at the Co-op. The Co-op’s “divi number donation” raised £5,000 for the campaign, bringing the total raised to £17,000. The money – along with a

Evening Star campaign on verge of victory

A campaign by the Ipswich Evening Star to close a killer gap on the A12 at Brightwell could be on the verge of victory. The Evening Star led calls for the gap to be sealed after it reported on the

Top Tory backs Evening Star campaign

The Ipswich Evening Star’s campaign to get more help for teachers is being backed by the Shadow Education Secretary, Theresa May. Mrs May highlighted the paper’s crusade when she appeared on Radio 4’s Today programme. She told the Evening Star:

Old Star stands the test of time

One of the oldest surviving ancestors of today’s familiar Ipswich Evening Star has been discovered in Felixtowe – lining an old suitcase full of photographs. Priced at just one halfpenny, the 675th edition of The Star of the East, dated

Archant sees profits fall

Pre-tax profits down almost 20% as advertising slows

Profits fall at Archant

Newspaper and printing arm of publishing group sees 19.9 per cent drop in profits

News group's future under the spotlight

More than 100 editors and journalists from across Archant gathered to discuss the way forward for the group at its annual editorial conference. During the two-day event at Stansted Airport’s Hilton Hotel staff from the group, which publishes the Ipswich-based

Regional titles set to compete at Newspaper Awards

Regional newspapers are set to compete against their national counterparts at the 2004 Newspaper Awards. The shortlist for the competition, which is dedicated to newspaper production, has now been announced – and features a host of regional newspapers and publishers.

T&A man receives prize from Prince Charles

Andrew Hebden from the Bradford Telegraph and Argus has been presented with a Prince’s Trust Local Reporting Award from Prince Charles and Gary Lineker. He received the award, run in association with the Newspaper Society, during a ceremony at St