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Star court victory – but fightis no easier

A court order challenged by the Ipswich Evening Star has allowed identification of a teenager who punched a middle-aged man in the street. The court victory for the Star is one of a series around the country – but persuading

Star unmasks "menace"

The Ipswich Evening Star has named and shamed a teenage hooligan on its front-page, after he carried out a reign of terror against shop staff and customers. The 14-year-old boy, who appeared before a youth court – which automatically bans

Press watchdog chairman on fact-finding mission to Archant HQ

Editors and executives from the Archant publishing group met Press Complaints Commission chairman Sir Christopher Meyer when he visited the company’s Norwich headquarters on a fact-finding mission. Sir Christopher spoke to editors about various ethical aspects of theCommission’s code of

Eight drink-drivers named by Evening Star

The annual “Name and Shame” campaign in the Evening Star is scoring a number of successes – and showing readers who the local drink-drivers are. News about the conviction of eight motorists has already appeared in the Ipswich paper –

Evening Star unveils lasting tribute to murdered schoolgirl

An appeal by the Evening Star in Ipswich has helped create a lasting memorial to schoolgirl Vicky Hall, who was abducted and murdered in 1999. The Archant-owned paper joined forces with Vicky’s family to raise £100,000 which, together with a

Star turn brings in £25,900

Staff at the Evening Star were celebrating after the Ipswich and Suffolk Press Ball smashed its £20,000 target by £5,000 for local charity Disability Care Enterprise. The event’s theme was ‘Lets Celebrate’ and it raised £25,911 in just one night

Anglian papers forge new link

Two newspapers have joined forces in a bid to improve safety on a busy A-road between Norfolk and Suffolk. The Evening News, Norwich, is teaming up with the Evening Star in Ipswich to win changes on the A140, which runs

Star a success on open market!

A newspaper campaign to preserve a historic market is claiming successafter the council agreed to let it open three days a week. Traders were celebrating at the news, which follows a concerted push fromthe Ipswich Star to save the market

Having a ball with the Star

A magical Press Ball thrown by the Evening Star has raised an impressive £33,000 for a Suffolk children’s charity. That means the latest appeal has smashed its target by £13,000. The editor toasts the evening’s successPicture: Evening Star And in

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

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:

Echo is named regional newspaper of the year

The Lincolnshire Echo has been named Regional Newspaper of the Year, at the Newspaper Society’s Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Awards. The judges said it was “innovative on a quiet patch”, and its bold campaigning was praised for its intrepid efforts

True Star performer reveals the secret of success

It may seem to the outside world to be a small evening paper that covers the news in sleepy Suffolk. But the Ipswich-based Evening Star is wowing the people that count – its peers in the newspaper industry. It was

Argus and Star top awards list

The Evening Star, Ipswich and The Argus in Brighton are among those celebrating after picking up awards at the last of this year’s BT Media Award regional finals. A host of journalists, photographers and broadcasters from the South East and