Remembering the Floods of 1953
Throughout this week events are being held up and down the Suffolk Coast to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the great flood of January 31, 1953 which claimed over 50 lives in Suffolk. In Felixstowe alone, 41 people died when the river walls were breached, with 13 of those being children between six months and…
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Prince Roy of Sealand Dies
Self-styled Prince Roy of Sealand has died peacefully at the age of 91 years. Roy Bates life was never dull, at the age of 15 he joined an international brigade as he sought adventure in the Spanish civil war. Returning to Britain he served an apprenticeship at Smithfield meat market before going to Argentina to…
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Talking with: Graham Gouldman
Graham Gouldman is one part of 10cc, former member of Hot Wax and The Mindbenders as well being a prolific songwriter working with the likes of Neil Sedaka, The Hollies, Paul Carrack, McFly and Gary Barlow. Graham has a brand new album and is also out on the road and coming to Ipswich in October….
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Tour of Britain – Leg 1 – Ipswich
The Tour of Britain came to Ipswich, see photos and video of riders.
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The best Latitude ever!
As a crowd of thousands gather to watch headline sets at Latitude in Henham Park in Suffolk from Bon Iver, Lana Del Rey, Metronomy, Janelle Monae, White Lies and Yeasayer, managing director of Festival Republic and creator of Latitude, Melvin Benn said: “There’s a god up there looking after Latitude. So far the weather is…
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Review: Latitude 2012 – Day One
Glen Pearce has pitched his tent and is ready for a weekend at Latitude 2012.
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Talking with: Andy Abraham
Soul Star Andy Abraham is spearheading an innovative approach to releasing records with his new album Remember When…. Combining book, C.D. and D.V.D, Remember When… is a deluxe release delivering a comprehensive package that downloads can’t match, helping to put the magic back into buying records. Pop music has always been about stories. Songs have…
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King of Channel Mike Read is an MBE
Broomhill Pool Trust President, Mike Read, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List. Open Water swimmer, Mike represented Great Britain at the 1960 Rome Olympics. He is president of the Channel Swimming Association (CSA), and has held the Channel Swimming Association title of “King of the Channel” over 26 years…
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Movie Review: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn
Edward and Bella finally tie the knot, and then get down to doing what most newly married couples like to do… Trouble is, becoming pregnant with a human-vampire hybrid baby
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Hospital Radio Ipswich joined by MP Ben Gummer
Hospital Radio Ipswich, Suffolk’s oldest radio station, celebrated it’s 40th birthday assisted by MP Ben Gummer.
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