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Suffolk’s Christine Truman won the French Tennis Championships in 1959. Now her fictional creation, Dilly, is competing there...

Glenn Owen, from Worlingham, is the Suffolk Volunteer of the Year.

One of the first things Glenn Owen did when he joined the army as an 18 year old was stand in for the fire brigade during the strike in 1978.

Jean's aunts Lily and Ethel. 'Lily was blunt-spoken, much like her mother (Retta), whereas Ethel was a real little madam'

Jean Keevil loved her childhood in Bath Street, though is sad the area has changed

Seth and Eliza Gaw loved Latitude but planning was key, says dad Matt Gaw

With the mounting costs of family holidays, events like Latitude can be a genuine alternative to a traditional bucket and spade break.

Stand-up comedian Zoe Lyons, playing Colchester Arts Centre tonight. Photo: Steve Ullathorne

Comedian Zoe Lyons is all for equal opportunities, but isn’t interested in being the token woman on TV panel shows. The Colchester-bound stand-up talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage.

Sally Moore has set up a business helping firms managing 'supergeeks', brilliant, creative people who are a real asset to their employer's business but who often lack social skills and can run into problems at work because of this.

When Sir Tim Hunt blundered into a row about sexism with comments he made at a conference in South Korea, it wasn’t the first time a scientist with a brilliant mind had demonstrated a lack of basic common sense. And there could be a simple explanation for that, as Sheena Grant reports.

'Taking a trip out into the night is perhaps the closest well ever come to entering a magic kingdom of trickery and illusion,' says Dixe Wills

Most of us have a primeval wariness about the night. Not Dixe Wills. He comes out once the sun’s gone down

Amanda Janes in action against Akiko Morigami during the DFS Classic tournament in Edgbaston `10 years ago. Photo: David Jones/PA

Today, she juggles work and her two young children, but at one stage Amanda Janes, the daughter of a Wimbledon finalist, was ranked women’s number two in Britain for tennis.

Christine Truman after winning the French Championships in Paris in 1959

Christine Truman made her Wimbledon debut at 16 and won the French tennis championships at 18.

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Ipswich soldiers Patrick Boston and his pal escaped a prison camp

Michael Chaplin

Michael Ernest Chaplin was born in Ipswich in 1948.

Happy Father's Day

Daddy, papa, gramps, the old man - today we are celebrating Father’s Day with the dads of Suffolk and north Essex.

Seville: Spain’s tastiest city

Friday, June 19, 2015
Charlotte likes cake a little too much!

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis takes some downtime with girlfriends in Seville and discovers more than a few gastronomic delights.

Lucie Jenkins (left) and Freya Howlett of Tattingstone Primary School who are taking part in a sponsored silence to raise money for a cancer support charity.

Two primary school pupils are today preparing to hold their tongues for 24 hours in a bid to raise money to support young people whose parents are going through cancer treatment.

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