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The Beat The Street Ipswich game enters it’s “Go Travel” week

Players in the Beat the Street Ipswich game can clock up double points on Beat Boxes around traditional commuting hours. This week is ‘Go Travel’ week where people are encouraged to think about walking or cycling to work or school rather than taking the car. All Beat Boxes will be giving out double points from…

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Ipswich News

Pretenders add Ipswich to tour

The Pretenders have announced that their UK headline tour dates through February and March will now be rescheduled to October 2024. The newly announced shows will begin on 11th October at Portsmouth’s Guildhall before closing at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on 28th October.  The tour will take in thirteen performances across the country, including four new…

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Over 800 vehicles stopped in Suffolk drink-driving campaign

Police in Suffolk stopped 816 vehicles and made 124 arrests during the annual Christmas campaign highlighting the dangers of driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs. The month-long initiative ran between Friday 1 December until Monday 1 January, in conjunction with a UK-wide operation organised by the National Police Chiefs’ Council. The campaign…

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Entertainment

Mercury Colchester announces panto for 2024/25

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester has today announced their 2024/5 pantomime, The New Adventures of Peter Pan, which will run from 23 November 2024 – 19 January 2025. The pantomime will be written by Andrew Pollard and directed by and starring “the best Dame in the country” (British Theatre) Antony Stuart-Hicks as Mrs Smee. Mercury pantomime legend, Dale Superville (recently announced in the West End…

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General Knowledge & Music Quiz

Stephen (Foz) Foster will be presenting a General Knowledge and Music quiz is to be held at Woodbridge Town Football Club, Fynn Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4LS, on Friday 5th April.   Teams of four, five or six are invited to take part at a cost of £10 per person, this includes a hot buffet delivered to…

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News

Woodbridge Library to celebrate new children’s library

Woodbridge Library are holding a special celebration event this week to formally open their new children’s library. The new area is one of the busiest areas of the library where children of all ages and their parents gather to look for books and take part in regular activities including weekly Stay and Play, Rhyme and…

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All systems go at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary

As Easter approaches, the staff and birds at the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary have been training hard for the start of the annual flying season. Throughout the winter months the resident birds have been enjoying a more relaxed pace of life; moulting out damaged feathers and generally taking a well-earned rest. Just like humans, all the…

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New job club for Felixstowe

Trying to find a job can be a daunting process but help is at hand for jobseekers thanks to The Salvation Army in Felixstowe. From 28th February, the church and charity in the town will be hosting a weekly Job Club where anyone looking for work can get the skills and support needed to find…

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