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25th September 2018

Chicago Blues Brothers hit town

The award-winning Chicago Blues Brothers present the world’s biggest and best tribute to the legendary Blues Brothers with ‘MOTOWN MISSION’, a two hour high energy, all-singing, all-dancing songfest featuring over 40 smash hits – many of which were featured in the Blues Brothers films – performed live in concert. Fronting the 9-piece band is the

Ipswich News

Look inside Greater Anglia’s brand new regional trains

The interior of Greater Anglia’s brand new trains due to run on regional routes in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire have been revealed. Swiss train manufacturer, Stadler, unveiled the first complete bi-mode train built for Greater Anglia at the InnoTrans train exhibition in Berlin yesterday (Thursday). Now the public can now see how the trains,

Beach clean-ups at Orwell Country Park and Piper’s Vale

Twelve volunteers joined event organiser Charles Croydon and Ipswich Borough Council Wildlife and Education Rangers Sam Chamberlin and Mathew Garnham to conduct a beach clean along the foreshore of Orwell Country Park. The Great British Beach Clean, sponsored by Waitrose, is an environmental initiative from the Marine Conservation Society and the event takes place every

Ipswich Half Marathon Gallery

Thousands took to the streets of Ipswich at the weekend for the Ipswich Half Marathon…. there were cheers and tears and lots of enjoyment for spectators and competitors alike. Ipswich24’s Wendy Cook took part in her first ever Half Marathon and completed it… helping to raise money for MS Support. You can see over 100

Ipswich Heritage Open Days

The 2018 Heritage Open Days take place in Ipswich on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th and also Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September. The Heritage Open Days take place over two weekends this year and is a fantastic opportunity to discover Ipswich’s hidden heritage.  With over 30 properties open there are several new venues this year

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Suffolk News

Golf: Local firms needed to tee off for charity

A Charity Golf Day at Woodbridge Golf Club on Monday 22nd October, will benefit two local charities. The tournament, run in association with Clip ‘n’ Climb Ipswich and Suffolk Facilities Management, is open to 18 teams of 4 and promises to be a great day of relaxed networking and fun, starting with breakfast from 8.30am

Police support Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week

Suffolk Police are urging victims of adult abuse to seek help as they support a national awareness campaign to highlight the issue. Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week, which takes place this week, aims to raise awareness of how to recognise the different types of adult abuse and what to do if you think someone is being

Women’s Golf Day – that’s not a golf day!

A new kind of fun, informal golf experience for women – aimed at breaking down barriers that often prevent women from giving golf a try – will take place at Woodbridge Golf Club this month, in support of local bereavement support charity, Cruse Suffolk. A passionate golfer, but still relatively new to the game, Jane

Sing out Saturdays

It’s been an amazing summer this year, even if it has been a little too hot and dry at times. The good news is that autumn is on its way, a season of cool mists and fruitful mellowness. It’s a time of change when many people think of taking up a new hobby. Have you

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Entertainment

Stick Man – Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to welcome Scamp Theatre back to the stage with their delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved children’s story, Stick Man (Sun 30 Sep – Tue 2 Oct). What starts off as a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to

Rod Stewart announces Ipswich gig

Music legend Rod Stewart will be performing at Portman Road next summer as part of his 2019 UK tour. In support of the release of his 30th studio album Blood Red Roses (released September 28), Rod Stewart Live In Concert will visit football stadiums and outdoor venues across England and Scotland including a date at

Review: Once – New Wolsey Theatre

Basically this is a story of boy meets girl and they both fall in love, but each has commitments, or so they think, elsewhere, so maybe it’s a case of another time and another place who knows what could have been. And basically that is the production, it’s a simple tale and never really gets

The Best of Wham!

Can it really be 37 years since George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley formed one of the most enduring pop groups of the 80s? In four short years WHAM! sold more than 28 million records, topping the charts with three albums, four number one singles and eleven top ten hits. They featured in the Live Aid

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