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23rd May 2019

Retired Ipswich couple set to drive across India

Retired Ipswich couple Alan and Pat Braithwaite (both 73) plan to drive a Morgan Three-Wheeler 3,500 miles across India in 21 days, to raise £200,000 for Indian aid organisation Goonj. The “Trans-India Challenge” is scheduled to take place in November 2019, starting in Mumbai. “For us, this is the adventure of a lifetime,” says Alan.

Ipswich News

Burglary & trespass on the railway line

Officers are continuing to question a man in connection with a burglary, assault and an incident on the railway line, all occurring in north Ipswich. Police were called at 6.30pm last night, Monday 20 May, to reports that a man and a woman were involved in an altercation near to the railway bridge on Henley

Return of the Bubbles

St Elizabeth Hospice’s Bubble Rush event returns to Chantry Park, Ipswich on 8th June. Bubble Rush is a family-friendly event with five bubble stations where participants are covered with safe, frothy foam. You can walk, run or dance your way around the 5km route, and there is lots of additional entertainment available on the day

A Multi-coloured Musical!! – Joseph

Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ’Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical comes to Ipswich Regent Theatre from 25th until 29th June. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Go, Go, Go

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Suffolk News

HADLEIGH: Appeal after burglaries

Police are urging residents to be vigilance after a number of burglaries in the Hadleigh and Brett Vale area. The following incidents have been reported to police: Hadleigh Road, Holton St Mary. Sometime between 2:00pm and 4:30pm on Saturday 4 May. Offenders forced entry to the rear of the property and stole items from within,

Landguard Project gets National Lottery support

Five organisations that care for the heritage, wildlife and natural environment on the Landguard Peninsula in Felixstowe, with East Suffolk Council acting as lead partner, have received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £43,200 for an exciting project in Felixstowe made possible from money raised by National Lottery players. The project which focuses on

Survey reveals extent of Broadband frustration in Suffolk

The majority of rural households are regularly frustrated with slow broadband speeds and confused over the type of service they should be receiving, according to a new survey by Essex based specialist broadband provider County Broadband. Over 2,000 residents across Suffolk and rural England were surveyed* to assess the challenges local communities face with their

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Theatre

Review: Little Miss Sunshine – the Musical

Little Miss Sunshine follows a family’s journey as they not only struggle to get from New Mexico to California, a 800 mile trip, but also deal with their own personal problems. The Hoover family have their issues. Mum, Sheryl and Dad, Richard likes to argue. Uncle Frank has relationship issues. Eldest son, Dwayne refuses to

Dressed

Presented by the multi-award winning ThisEgg in collaboration with Made My Wardrobe, dressed. is a true story told by four women who have been friends since school. After being stripped at gun point, Lydia set out to redress herself with a new healing set of armour and now only wears clothes she has made. Combines

Flash – Bang – Wallop!!!

The Company of Four are proud to present the Flash, Bang, Wallop of a performance Half A Sixpence. Based on H.G Wells’ novel “Kipps”: The story of Arthur Kipps, an orphan and over-worked draper’s assistant, who unexpectedly inherits a fortune that propels him into high society and into the arms of a beautiful upper class

Drama at Woodbridge Library this Saturday

A brand new play is being performed at Woodbridge Library in May – part of a national tour by the Bristol-based group Librarian Theatre. The play is a dramatisation of the Quentin Blake book The Green Ship and is on for one evening only: Saturday 18th May at 6.30pm. The Green Ship is a heart-warming

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