July 26 2014 Latest news:
No sooner had I finished my performance in Panama hat and linen jacket as Sir John Betjeman on Felixstowe seafront than I heard someone mutter under their breath: “He looks like a lardier version of the Del Monte man. Do you think he’s got some pineapple juice?” I struggled not to take umbrage, though I was so thirsty in the oppressive heat – despite the sea breezes of Felixstowe, where I enjoy the benefit of a small flat with sea views (distant) – that a pineapple juice would have been welcome.
Children in East Anglia receive the lowest rate of pocket money in the country, according to an annual survey.
A heart attack victim who took up cycling a year ago to strengthen his heart muscles is preparing for a 100-mile charity cycle ride.
A plucky pooch whose battle with canine epilepsy touched the hearts of dog lovers across the country has set off on a 50-day UK adventure with his owners to raise awareness of the condition.
Young carers at an Ipswich primary school were treated to a spot of afternoon tea this week in recognition of the work they do for their parents every day.
Crowds were thrilled by a spectacular procession with a special guest from Hollywood as the people of Stowmarket packed the streets for their annual carnival.
The power of Facebook. This time last year Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes were at a crossroads. He was broke, she was stuck on the wedding, pub and club circuit. One simple posting later, The Shires as they’re now known have recorded their first album in Nashville; becoming one of the buzz bands of 2014 in the process.
Bartosz Bialkowski can be much more than just a back-up keeper at Ipswich Town next season.
Fiona Bevan and Kal Lavelle have teamed up to shine the spotlight on female singer songwriters - and they want your help.
A west Suffolk cycling shop pulled an all-nighter to carry out emergency repairs on riders travelling to the county’s coast from east London.