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28th February 2020

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Win: Baghdad Central DVD

Chaos rules on the streets of occupied Baghdad, where soldiers and secrets run unchecked amidst the aftermath of war. Baghdad Central is a gripping new adaptation of the novel by Elliott Colla, created by BAFTA nominated writer Steven Butchard (The Last Kingdom). The six-part crime thriller aired in February on Channel 4, and comes to

Dead Good Drama

The award-winning Vamos Theatre back at the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds with their brand-new production, Dead Good, a show about living and dying, created in collaboration with palliative care patients and staff. Bob and Bernard have only two things in common – they’re both dying, and they’re not going down without a fight. So,

Simply Orchestral!

This weekend: Sunday 1st March is the date of Ipswich Symphony Orchestra’s famous Family Concert. With conductor Adam Gatehouse, our large orchestra will be presenting a whirlwind of fantastic dance rhythms to set toes tapping! From the New York rhythms of West Side Story, to Hungarian and Russian Dances and the Thunder and Lightning Polka.

Rail company praised

Greater Anglia has been named Train Operator of the Year in the Rail Business Awards 2020 – after judges praised the company for continuing to innovate and improve while also preparing for the arrival of new trains. Last year, Greater Anglia carried out a number of improvements, including introducing the Norwich in 90 service, improving

Series of Spring Walks

A Suffolk organisation aims to get more people walking this Spring with a series of free guided walks. The East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership will run a guided walk over five Saturdays from 29 February until 4 April with each one starting and ending at a Greater Anglia rail station on the Ipswich –

Ipswich officers supporting half term sports session

Police officers from Ipswich will be using the half term break to great effect by engaging with children and teenagers at a week-long sports session. The event at Maple Park will see a comprehensive sports and physical activity programme where a wide variety of events are taking place, led by Ipswich Borough Council. The aim

Suffolk Wedding Show

Could Pinterest and DIY weddings eventually replace the humble wedding show? Melissa Neisler Dickinson the Event Manager of The Suffolk Wedding Show gives her point of view,“Since the early days of my very first shows back in 2006, wedding trends have changed considerably. Many couples are now looking for a more rustic and relaxed approach

Fort opens for Half Term

Landguard Fort first opened for the half-term holiday back in 2015 and received 700 visitors. By last year this had risen to 1400. This shows that people need somewhere to go during the school holidays and the fort is ideal. Grandparents looking after the little ones that week can get them out of their living

Come and cuddle a lamb

February is fast approaching and life on the Farm is getting quite hectic. The Farm open it’s doors on Saturday 15th February and will be starting the new season with lambing (and hopefully a litter of piglets). The new lambs love to sit on your lap and if you are very lucky you may even

Ipswich Parks reopen following Storm

Ipswich Borough Council opened the town’s parks and cemeteries at 10am today but advised visitors that they could be closed again at very short notice if wind speeds increase during the day. “Our teams were out at daybreak to inspect the parks and to clear up any debris and check for tree damage inflicted by

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