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The debate about why people like Bury as a shopping centre more than Ipswich has certainly prompted a great deal of comments online, most of which have been well-argued and actually looked at the issues.
The news that Gap is closing its store in Westgate Street is a blow for Ipswich town centre – but if we end up getting an expanded and refurbished Primark store expanding into its premises many shoppers in the town will be delighted.
Lord Tebbit and his wife, Lady Margaret, moved to Bury St Edmunds five years ago from West Sussex, although they had no family or friends here nor any connection with the town. Liz Nice wonders if she knows the true reason...