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23rd May 2018

Stowmarket News

Middy in the War Years

Bank Holiday weekend, 6th and 7th May, will see two days recreating the atmosphere and scenes of World War II at The Mid Suffolk Light Railway with two days of living history. Featuring wartime displays, reenactment demonstrations and military vehicles, including a Sherman Tank, this year’s event will see an expanded range of displays for

Thursday: Snow latest

Don’t forget to follow and interact with us on Social Media Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Ipswich24/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/Ipswich24mag Thurs 12 noon: Ipswich Borough Council has suspended bin collections after a gruelling five hours out on the road. All refuse crews left the depot early this morning and collected hundreds of bins but a spokesman for the

Black Ice Warning and Advice from Police

Police are continuing to urge drivers to take care and be cautious of black ice as temperatures drop further. Driving conditions are expected to worsen as standing water freezes and motorists are still being advised to only make essential journeys. While the reported number of collisions remains relatively low (since 6am there have been around

Drivers warned about snow

As the conditions worsen on Suffolk’s roads, the advice from police is to, “only get behind the wheel if it is completely necessary.” Whilst the reported number of road traffic collisions remains relatively low this morning with no serious injury RTCs reported and about 11 minor RTCs the road conditions are making travel difficult with

Appeal after burglary at Stowmarket Museum

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary that took place in Stowmarket. It happened at the Museum of East Anglian Life at some point overnight between Sunday 28 January and Monday 29 January. Unknown offender/s have removed the padlock from a back gate and forced their entry to a number of buildings stealing various

Remembering together this Christmas

For more than a decade, the East of England Co-op Funeral Services has brought people together at Christmas to celebrate and remember the lives of loved ones sadly no longer with us. This year, East of England Co-op Funeral Services in Ipswich will be hosting a Christmas Concert on Wednesday 6th December in the Sir

Gold-Award winning beers for Museum’s Golden Anniversary!

The Museum of East Anglian Life, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, announces the 21st annual festival of beer and brewing returning to the museum Thursday 6th ­– Saturday 8th July 2017. Excitement is already brewing for Stowmarket’s favourite event, set within the Museum’s stunning 13th Century barn. The fun and friendly atmosphere attracts visitors

Stowmarket’s Spring Musical Comedy

Tickets are on sale for SODS’ sparkling spring musical comedy, ‘Mame’, which will run at Stowmarket’s Regal Theatre from Wednesday 10 – Sunday 13 May at 7.30pm plus a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Written by Simon Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee, with music & lyrics by Jerry Herman, this is a show packed with

Unearthing John Peel’s records

Legendary Producer Joe Boyd unearths treasures from John Peel’s record collection, including the recording that inspired Syd Barrett to take a fledgling Pink Floyd in a new and psychedelic direction and a rarer than rare Bob Dylan white label test pressing which, Joe argues, changed the face of music… Six ground-breaking music artists have been