Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 12°C

Search

Germany

Nostalgia: Spirit of lost fishing ‘village’ rises again

Saturday, September 15, 2018

It was once home to more than 2,000 people, all connected to Lowestoft’s booming fishing industry. But today, little remains that even hints at proof of The Grit’s existence. Sheena Grant finds out about a new show that aims to put that right.

Stansted Airport has passed the rolling 27 million passengers a year milestone for the first time in the airport’s history, following its busiest ever month and a record breaking summer.

An award-winning saxophonist – who was born in Bury St Edmunds – will launch the town’s 2018-19 concert series with a performance next week.

‘I wanted to go when people wanted more, rather than starting to get a bit bored’ says East Anglian-bound author

Gina Long chats with British GT Champion and musician Rick Parfitt Jnr.

Young Suffolk athlete Elliot Gladwell has returned home from the European Biathle Championships with a three-medal haul.

The Brexit effect is making UK livestock farmers reluctant to take investment decisions to grow their businesses, an animal feed farm said.

From giant latex balloons launched towards Europe, to the Prime Minister who played regularly at the local golf course, it’s all in a new book

He left Lowestoft brimming with enthusiasm for the adventure of a lifetime and ended his days in the corner of a foreign field, his bravery in the theatre of war saving the lives of at least two others as he made the ultimate sacrifice. Recorded in France as an Australian, Claude Castleton’s story is incredible.

New German-style beers being brewed on the East Anglian coast.

London Stansted Airport saw a record-breaking month, with more than 2.7 million passengers travelling through the airport in July as the summer holiday season got underway.

Passengers flying to and from Stansted Airport has complained of ruined holiday plans as pilots across five countries strike over pay and working conditions.

Ipswich gin lovers will have plenty to cheer after it was confirmed that two festivals celebrating the spirit will be held in the town later this month.

A strike by pilots has forced Ryanair to cancel flights to and from Germany at Stansted Airport tomorrow.

Somersham pub hosts the World Beer Award

Police dog Aman, who suffered life-threatening injuries at the hands of a knifeman back in 2011, has died after a battle with degenerative myelopathy.

Firefighters from around the world have endured searing heat on the first day of an annual challenge being held in west Suffolk.

Setting off on a journey of more than 8,000km with just your bike to carry everything you need may seem an ambitious idea but that’s what the team at Broke.Bike.Mountain intend to do this weekend - and in a heatwave.

A seven-fold increase in applications for citizenship EU countries has panicked Lynne Mortimer into looking for lost ancestry

A Rolex watch was sold for £15,000 at a specialist sale held by a leading Stowmarket auctioneer.

Firefighters from all over the world will push themselves to the limit in an annual challenge – which this year is being held in Bury St Edmunds.

Weather forecasters are now prepared to say that the long heatwave of 2018 is set to rival the legendary summer of 1976 – they are expecting it to stay dry, hot and sunny for at least the next four weeks.

No idea what Love Island is all about? It might be too late to immerse yourself in the latest series, but you can definitely prepare yourself for the next - or at the very least be able to hold a semi-lucid conversation with your offspring about where they’ve been disappearing to at 9pm every night.

Ipswich Town are among a string of clubs being linked with a move for Norwich City winger Yanic Wildschut.

Two blind veterans from Suffolk took part in a gruelling 100km walk from London to Brighton in 24 hours to raise money and awareness for a military charity.

The journey is finally over, and it has become clear that football is not coming home this year – but many say the experience has been worth it. We have been chatting to fans across Ipswich to gauge their reation to England’s semi-final loss.

Ex-Ipswich Town groundsman Alan Ferguson is in charge of the showpiece surface at the World Cup in Russia. Stuart Watson spoke to the Scotsman.

The many stages of being an England fan watching the game on TV at home - the hope, the fear, the joy, the misery, the desperately needing to have a wee but not daring to leave the screen...ahead of England v Sweden, writer Cory Varney dissects the experience of being the 12th man.

Mike Bacon looks at the Gareth Southgate phenomena, from the science to the waistcoat

A total of 10 players have represented their countries at World Cups while on the books of Ipswich Town.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24