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21st January 2017

Sinatra tops the charts in Ipswich

January sees Hospital Radio Ipswich (HRI) trawling through it’s record requests to compile the list of most popular artists and tracks. This year Frank Sinatra topped the chart, being the most requested act, pushing the previous year’s number one Elvis Presley into second place. Surprisingly, The Beatles for the first time in 43 years came

Ipswich News

Final chance to walk on fire!!!

The countdown is on! There’s now just over TWO WEEKS in which to sign-up for the Ipswich Firewalk organised by The Lions Club of Ipswich. The Firewalk is on Thursday 9th March at The Avenue Theatre, Gippeswyk Avenue, Ipswich, IP2 9AF, the home of Red Rose Chain. (This year Lions Club of Ipswich is working

Aspiring teachers urged to visit Ipswich Roadshow

Aspiring teachers from Ipswich with the passion and potential to teach are being encouraged to attend the Train to Teach roadshow when it comes to The Ipswich Town Hall and Corn Exchange on Tuesday 24th January. Visitors to the event, organised by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), will be able to meet

Mayor’s Quiz

The Mayor of Ipswich Councillor Roger Fern will be hosting The Mayor’s Charity Quiz on Thursday, 23rd February 2017 in Grand Hall, Corn Exchange, Ipswich at 7.30pm. Once again teams will comprise of 4 people, at a cost of £10 per team, with the winning team being presented with the ‘Croydon’s Cup’ on the night.

Suffolk News

Car park work completed

Work to improve one of Suffolk Coastal’s car parks has been completed and is now open to the public. The work to Melton Riverside Car Park next to Melton Railway Station started in November to realign the parking area to create an extra 20 car parking spaces. The work completed by Kier Construction also involved

Suffolk brewer conquers USA

The launch of a US specific beer has proved a coup for St Peter’s Brewery as Dirty Tackle wins a listing with World Market Products Stores in the states. With 259 stores across the US, World Market Products is a significant contract for the Suffolk-based brewery, which launched its American Footballer-inspired ale, Dirty Tackle, to


Beat the post-Christmas Blues with a Quiz

Have you had enough of those dark evenings in? Come along for a fun Quiz at the Bell Inn, Kesgrave on Sunday 5th February, 7.30pm for 8pm start.. Tickets will be £5 per person to include food (a vegetarian option will be available). Teams of four. Tickets available from Home-Start, 8a The Square, Martlesham Heath,

New Year at the Apex

Get the new year underway with some great musical entertainment at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds. There are plenty of tributes and variety shows to keep you entertained. Fleetwood Bac replicate the classic ‘Rumours’ line-up on 20 January. The Chicago Blues Brothers pack their show with the best blues, Motown and sweet soul music

Guys and Dolls

Eastern Edge Theatre Company bring their fabulous production of Guys & Dolls to The Spa. This hugely talented youth company recently sold out the studio at the Wolsey Theatre with Bridge Over Oblivion, an original musical written, produced and directed by their team. The Spa have partnered with Eastern Edge to host this fund-raising run