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Ipswich: Warning letters sent to pubs ahead of tomorrow’s derby game with Norwich City

PUBLISHED: 15:02 22 August 2014 | UPDATED: 15:02 22 August 2014

nPower Championship; Ipswich Town v Norwich City - Portman Road, Ipswich - 21/4/2011; Gareth McAuley of Ipswich Town (L) challenges Zak Whitbread of Norwich City for the ball

nPower Championship; Ipswich Town v Norwich City - Portman Road, Ipswich - 21/4/2011; Gareth McAuley of Ipswich Town (L) challenges Zak Whitbread of Norwich City for the ball

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Pubs in Ipswich have been warned that they could be shut down if they allow any derby match trouble.

Police have sent a letter to pub owners advising them to close their premises for two hours after the match between Ipswich Town and Norwich City tomorrow.

A spokesman from Suffolk Police said: “The letter was sent to all licensed premises highlighting their licensing condition and warning that if there is public disorder then their licenses could be revoked.”

Ipswich fans will be looking for a revengeful comeback after their 5-1 defeat in April 2011.

The match kicks off at 12.15pm at Portman Road, Ipswich.

Residents and councillors have vowed to fight a decision which will see historic archives from Lowestoft and the surrounding area stripped from the town.

A toddler has been rushed to hospital after a serious crash in Barningham this morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses after three women had their purses stolen from supermarkets in the Ipswich and Martlesham areas on Tuesday.

A Suffolk charity dedicated to transforming the lives of people with a disability or cancer is being given a boost after a motor company announced plans to support it in 2018.

Callum Connolly and Dominic Iorfa visited East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices shop in Ipswich today to help launch the Bag It, Bring It Boost It campaign.

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner is proposing an increase in the force’s council tax precept of 6.8% – which will add an average of £12 a year to the overall council tax bill of each household in the county.

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

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