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Flashback: Cooking up a nostalgic treat

13:46 31 December 2012

From The Archives

Combs Cubs cooking rice in December 1979. Are you in the picture?

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From The Archives Combs Cubs cooking rice in December 1979. Are you in the picture? Neg 70994


THESE Cubs from Combs were photographed cooking rice in December 1979, but can you remember why?


It is another of the nostalgic photos found in our archives that we are seeking more information on.

We also have a photo of Bob Russell, then Mayor of Colchester, now the town’s MP, at the launch of the Kids Aid Record at Colchester Town Hall in November 1986. Did you take part?

Were you one of the young roller hockey players in Bury photographed in November 1986?

Or did you help the Woodbridge Deben Players make scenery for their panto in November 1972?

Our final image shows steel strike pickets at Mistley in January 1980. Do you recognise anyone in the picture?

Share your memories here or email To buy a copy of one of these photos, select the myphotos24 link top left.



The entrance to PPG Industries in Stowmarket. (File image from 2012)

Two males believed to be from Afghanistan have been arrested on immigration offences in Stowmarket this morning.

Airman 1st Class Darren Phillips, 48th Equipment Maintenance Squadron crew chief at RAF Lakenheath, who died in a motorcycle accident

A memorial service for a 20-year-old US Air Force airman who died after a crash near Barton Mills is being held.

Police attended the accident

A female cyclist was in hospital on Friday after a collision in Colchester.

A car on Brackenwood Crescent has rolled into a house  causing minor damage.

A bearded dragon narrowly escaped unharmed, if a little bit shaken, after a car slammed into the front of a house in Bury St Edmunds earlier today.

Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival

If you’d like to treat your tastebuds this weekend, you’re in the right place.

Dr John Ashdown-Hill from Lawford is made an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.  Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

A historian who was instrumental in the discovery of Richard III’s remains has today been presented with an MBE.

Miss Teen Suffolk Emma Collingridge who is opening Framlingham Sausagefest, with orgainsers Jenny Stockman and Richard Harrison.

Organisers behind Framlingham’s annual SausageFest have said they are expecting a record number of visitors to the event tomorrow.

Police are investigating the incident

Police have issued CCTV images of three people they are keen to identify following a theft from a Co-op supermarket in Felixstowe

The River Alde from Snape looking towards the sea.

Consultation will start next month on proposals for the future management of one of Suffolk’s most precious but vulnerable estuaries.

The Robin Hood Country Show will feature a jousting display.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top ideas.

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