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19th June 2018

Suffolk police urge World Cup fans to be safe

As the 2018 World Cup begins today, Suffolk police are urging football fans to enjoy the matches, behave appropriately and respect others. Officers want everyone to be safe and enjoy the tournament, but are aware an increased amount of alcohol and intensified emotions can sometimes lead to an increase in public order offences and domestic

Ipswich News

Ipswich stabbing update – 17-year-old charged

An 18-year-old man from Ipswich remains in custody for questioning on suspicion of attempted murder, following a stabbing in South East Ipswich on Wednesday 13 June. A 17-year-old boy from Ipswich has been charged with possession of a bladed article and possession of cannabis, and is due to appear at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Update: Ipswich stabbing in Ravenswood Avenue

Police investigating a stabbing in south east Ipswich are continuing to question four people in connection with the incident. Police were called at around 7.30pm yesterday evening, Wednesday 13 June, to reports that a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed outside the McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Ravenswood Avenue. The victim remains in hospital receiving treatment

Singing star entertains hospital patients

A fabulous nights entertainment from Jade MayJean live on Hospital Radio Ipswich took place on the 12th June. Mark Eley who has previously interviewed Jade four years ago was the programme host. Jade took part in the 2014 episode of ‘The Voice’ and quickly made her mark on the music scene. This July she will

Ipswich – Four arrests made following stabbing

Four arrests have been made after a teenager was stabbed in South East Ipswich. Police were called at around 7.30pm this evening, (Wednesday 13th June), to reports that a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed while at the McDonald’s fast food restaurant in Ravenswood Avenue. The victim was taken to hospital having sustained life-threatening injuries. Detective

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News

Celebrate Royal Marines battle

1667 saw the last opposed invasion of England when the Dutch landed at Felixstowe. Their mission was to attack Harwich with their mighty naval fleet, but first they had to take Landguard Fort which guarded the entrance to the Harwich Haven. It was the forerunners of the Royal Marines that garrisoned the fort that day

Fisherfolk and Lifeboatmen

In a change to the previously advertised programme, the June meeting of the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group will be a talk by member John Martin entitled ‘Fisherfolk and Lifeboatmen’. Many people will know about famous lifeboatmen such as Henry Blogg of Cromer and locally James Cable of Aldeburgh. They were the coxswains in charge

This weekend: Woodbridge Regatta and Fair

The 2018 Woodbridge Regatta & Riverside Fair is confirmed for Sunday 17th June starting at noon. This year the Fair will be celebrating 180 years of Regattas on the River Deben in Woodbridge. There will be fun for all the family plus something special for this milestone year. More information can be found on theevent’s Facebook

Truckfest ’18

Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts, families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world, Truckfest is Europe’s Premier trucking event, showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American to jaw dropping customised vehicles. There is entertainment and attractions to suit every taste

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Entertainment

Music at the Thomas Wolsey

As part of the Saints Artisan Summer Market in Saint Peter’s Street, Ipswich, on Sunday 17th June, the Thomas Wolsey Pub will be hosting live music with folk rock duo, Silbury Hill. It is a rare treat to have music at the popular pub and Silbury Hill will be playing from 1pm until 3pm. Entry

The Riverside Musical Theatre Company: “Showstoppers”

The Riverside Musical Theatre Company (formally known as the R100 Choir) are back performing at The Riverside Theatre on Saturday 23rd June to light up the stage with ‘Showstoppers’, a show full of songs from the world of musical theatre. Featuring favourites from “Phantom of the Opera,” “Oliver,” “The Greatest Showman,” “Me and my Girl”

June at The Spa

At the Felixstowe Spa the month of June starts off by taking you right back to the golden era of pop with Lipstick on your Collar on Saturday 9th from 7.30pm. Next up is A History of Swing on Friday 15th June, a matinee performance from 2.15pm, with a nostalgic musical trip through the heyday

Musical tribute to The Big O

He’s the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking, and sounding performers in modern music. The one and only Barry Steele take’s on the role in The Roy Orbison Story. He comes

What’s on at Stonham Barns this June

With the days getting longer and the sun finally making an appearance now is the time to visit Stonham Barns. This month there are three exciting shows to keep you entertained. Firstly Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd there is the Mini Barn Bash – a weekend for all Mini Club Members. Plus, on Sunday 3rd

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