Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

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Andrew Papworth

The landlord of a new pub set to open by a railway station has promised to put his “heart and soul” into creating a venue the whole community can enjoy.

This is Suffolk’s newest pub - and punters are already packing into the watering hole to get their first glimpse of the venue.

An electrical store has been forced to shut its doors after 65 years of trading due to “tough economic conditions”.

A controversial bid by a council to take control of a historic harbour could be reconsidered in light of residents’ objections, a letter has suggested.

A campaign by this newspaper to give away £20,000 worth of books to primary schools to boost a love of reading has been backed by the leader of Suffolk’s libraries.

A 10-year-old girl turned playground entrepreneur made a 50 times profit on her £10 pocket money in aid of the charity that saved her father’s life when he suffered a massive heart attack when driving.

A dressmaker celebrated her 99th birthday in style with a party and cake at her care home.

A kind-hearted volunteer has lovingly restored a war memorial along Clacton seafront.

A hospice is encouraging people to recycle their Christmas trees after this year’s yuletide to raise vital funds.

A motorbike procession will be held through Ipswich ahead of the funeral of a “beautiful young lad” who was found dead in his home town.

A children’s hospice is being forced to make tough decisions over the levels of care it provides to some young people due to a chronic nursing shortage.

The owners of The Bistro at Saxmundham have thanked the customers and staff who supported during 13 and a half years of trading on the town’s High Street.

Ipswich Winter Night Shelter will open eight weeks early in 2018 to give homeless people extra support during the winter.

Boxer and Olympic medallist Anthony Ogogo has revealed he was left 78% visually impaired after suffering a devastating eye injury in a professional fight.

A youth interviewed by police as part of an ongoing anti-social behaviour crackdown at a troubled housing estate has admitted 14 offences, it has been revealed.

When he jokingly said he wouldn’t shave until Ipswich Town won a game, Mark Leathers hoped it would mean growing nothing more than a bit of stubble.

A splash of colour was brought to a primary school fun run with a difference.

If the call comes, this team of airborne gunners are ready to respond at a moment’s notice.

Two gym goers have been banned and one suspended for not returning free weights after using them.

Labelling on foods at two hospitals is to be changed to be clearer so that people with swallowing problems will be at a lower risk of choking.

Sleeping rough on the streets is something we all hope to never have the misfortune to experience.

Their daily lives were being made a misery by louts causing trouble on their estate.

A community choir will hold a concert commemorating the end of the First World War with music from around the world.

Ipswich Hospital has joined forces with 30 organisations across the NHS to reduce infections for patients having hip and knee replacement surgery.

Mums and dads need to encourage their children to play sport, a leading Ipswich Town player has said.

With the pace of technological change taking place so fast in the modern age, it can be hard for many of us keep up.

It is a school playground insult many of us know only too well from our childhoods.

They may only be, for the moment at least, a two-man army.

Paratroopers celebrated strong bonds with their French counterparts with a parachute jump in Normandy.

An Ipswich supermarket is to organise a Tickled Pink campaign to raise vital funds for breast cancer charities.

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