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19th August 2018

Win: Tickets to Pop Goes Decades

The award winning “Just Jay Dance” are back with their brand-new show “POP GOES DECADES!” Nine years ago “Just Jay Dance” started up as a dance company for children and adults before forming a super group within the company that have gone from strength to strength supporting other various artists such as ‘Shalamar’ and X


Come follow the band

Following their sell-out performances of Made In Dagenham in May, Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society are now presenting their next show, Come Follow the Band, a spectacular selection of songs from the stage and screen with some favourite classic pop songs in the mix, all performed with a live band. Performances are at the John

Review: Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing is one of the Bard’s best comedies, but even with a good story how many times can you watch the same old play (and as it was written in 1598 it is old!)? We know the story of two couples, the first head over heels in love with one another, until

Walk with a Fork

Ormiston Families are holding their sixth annual Walk with a Fork event this September, with all proceeds going to support children and young people in the East of England facing complex life challenges. Taking place at Helmingham Hall on Sunday 2nd September, the eight-mile walk is around the splendid location of Helmingham Hall gardens, hosted

Summer Fun at Felixstowe Spa

August at the Spa Pavilion is overflowing with family entertainment and the new season brochure covering summer through to winter is available at The Spa now. Starting off the holiday month is the Great British Seaside Special on Thursday 2nd August from 2.30pm which stars funny man and magician Andy Leach. A superbly traditional, end-of-the-pier

Traditional fete at Buxhall

The ever popular Buxhall and Shelland Church Fete 2018 takes place in the beautiful garden of Copinger Hall, next to St Mary’s Church, Buxhall on Saturday 4th August from 2pm until 5.30pm. This year the main attraction is Colchester Historical Dance who will be performing a number of Tudor and medieval dances in their stunning

A classic ‘motors’ day out for all

Come and join in the fun on Sunday 5th August at Helmingham Hall Gardens for one of the largest displays of classic and sports cars in East Anglia, making a wonderful day out not just for the car enthusiast but the whole family. With over 900 vehicles taking part representing the last 10 decades of

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Twilight Race 2018 – Picture Gallery

Friday saw approx 1500 runners taking to the streets of Ipswich in an attempt to run a 10k course, and finish, before sunset. The run started and finished near the Suffolk New College on Rope Walk and the aim is to complete the circuit around Ipswich’s streets by sunset. Ipswich24 were on hand to capture

Police support campaign to target speeding drivers

Police in Suffolk will be targeting speeding drivers as part of a week-long enforcement campaign which starts today (Monday 6 August 2018). Officers will be speaking with drivers during the campaign; aiming to highlight dangers of speeding and the consequences that driving above the limit can have through education and enforcement. The Europe-wide campaign, co-ordinated

Twilight Race Tonight

More than a thousand people will take to the streets of Ipswich this evening in an attempt to run a 10k course, and finish, before sunset. The run starts and finishes near the Suffolk New College on Rope Walk at 7.30pm and the aim is to complete the circuit around Ipswich’s streets by sunset which

Ipswich: Missing man found

A man missing from Ipswich has been found. Keith Anderson, 51, had last been seen on Saturday 28 July at 11am in central Ipswich. He has now been located in Ipswich. Police have thanked the media and the public for their help with the matter.

Chantry Library to reopen on Sundays

Chantry Library in Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich will be reopening on Sundays from this weekend (Sunday 5th August). The library has been closed on Sundays since Christmas. This was a temporary measure to enable Suffolk Libraries to work with staff and other organisations to tackle some persistent anti-social behaviour issues which seemed to be worse on

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New radio station for Ipswich comes on-air

Ipswich 102, the new local radio station for Ipswich, launched on DAB Digital Radio across Suffolk today (1st August) in preparation for taking over Town 102’s FM frequency on the 19th October. Ipswich 102 has also revealed that former SGR-FM and Town 102 programmer Paul Morris has joined the station as Station Manager. Paul has

Popular summer photo competition

Following a successful first year, a photo competition celebrating the beauty of east Suffolk is returning for a second summer. Entries for the East Suffolk Photo Competition 2018 will open on Wednesday 1 August and entries are welcome from anyone living, working or visiting East Suffolk. As before, there are four categories to choose from:

Marilyn Monroe exhibition comes to Suffolk

‘Timeless’, a unique exhibition of images of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe, will be at Bury St Edmunds historic Moyse’s Hall until September. This stunning collection of rare vintage photographs and limited-edition prints has been hand-curated by Kudos Memorabilia for Moyse’s Hall, featuring some of the 20th Century’s greatest photographic artists and celebrating the remarkable life

Police appeal after 74yr Ipswich man injured

Police continue to conduct enquiries to establish the exact circumstances surrounding an incident involving a 74 year old man in Ipswich who was injured. Officers are remaining open minded about what happened to the man, Clive Wyard of Valley Road in Ipswich. It is thought it happened at some point between 11.30pm on Thursday 19

Green Flag for Felixstowe Seafront Gardens

Felixstowe Seafront Gardens have been awarded a Green Flag Award for the third year running and is officially one of the best parks in the world. A record number of parks and green spaces in the UK will be flying the Green Flag this year, and the gardens sit among 1,883 others who have received

Suffolk Dog Day CANCELLED

Safety of people and their dogs’ forces Suffolk Dog Day organisers to cancel this years’ event. Suffolk Community Foundation, and the organisers of Suffolk Dog Day, which was to take place on Sunday 29th July at Helmingham Hall, have made the difficult decision to cancel this years’ event. The announcement today comes as a result

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