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Next month classic TV sit-com Dad’s Army celebrates its 50th anniversary. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at why it continues to bring in record ratings while a big screen re-make failed to find an audience

To mark the 50th anniversary of Dad’s Army’s arrival on our screens Arts editor Andrew Clarke revisits his extensive interview with Suffolk scriptwriter David Croft to mark the launch of his autobiography

At around 41p per day, I’ve always thought the BBC licence fee offered great value for money, writes Thrifty Living’s Sheena Grant.

Suffolk Day got off to a flying start in the west of the county as mayors, community leaders and guests met for a special celebration at Sudbury Town Hall.

White knuckle driving rallies, horse and carriage rides and a brain teasing quiz were among the special activities enjoyed across Ipswich for Suffolk Day.

The big day has arrived – an entire 24 hours to celebrate Suffolk, and everything that the county offers.

Her stories are as familiar to parents and grandparents as they are to the generations of youngsters for whom they are required bedtime reading. As stage adaptation of some of her favourites head to the region, we discover the magic behind Julia Donaldson.

Happy Suffolk Day! Today is a day dedicated to celebrating the wonderful county we call home. We take a look at a few things that make Suffolk great.

Today bells will ring and flags will fly for all that is wonderful about our county.

Relatives of a teenager killed in Ipswich have issued a warning to young people about becoming involved in knife crime and gang culture and called for more to be done to stop violence in the town.

We’re up, up and away with our list of our favourite superhero shows to celebrate a brand new series of Marvel’s Luke Cage series two which arrives on Netflix later this week.

Prepare to be scared at Halloween as Inside No 9 announces it will be airing a live special designed to deliver maximum creepiness on the most ghostly night of the year - and the BBC has also announced another favourite comedy will be back in autumn, too.

Don Topley takes a look at those missing Aussies not here at the moment and why Essex keep losing quarter-finals!

With just two days to do until we come together to celebrate our wonderful county, one Suffolk fan has created a range of tasty goods inspired by the place she calls home.

From guided walks and competitions to live broadcasts and bell ringing there’s going to be a host of events and something for everyone to enjoy and get involved with on Suffolk Day in west Suffolk.

An actor from Essex who penned a bestselling book about his transition from a woman to a man has appeared to sign copies of it across the UK.

Celebrate the best of Suffolk with the Ipswich Building Society on Thursday June 21

Reasons to be proud on Suffolk Day

Eat your way around the county on June 21.

Looking back to school days 40 years ago we see fashions of the time.

Bury St Edmunds company Design Communications message is re-tweeted to Theo Paphitis’ 500,000 followers.

Comedy royalty spent two nights under canvas at a luxury camping site in Norfolk while they filmed their new BBC comedy about angling. On which note, two parrots were sitting on a perch. One said to the other ‘Can you smell fish?’

Take a look at the interactive map which has been created to show you what events are happening on Suffolk Day and where you can find them.

A collaboration between University of Essex and a Colchester electronics firm aims to revolutionise the way that sporting events like the FIFA World Cup and the Formula One Grand Prix are broadcast in the future.

How many kinds of sweet flowers grow in an East Anglian country garden? You can find out this summer by wandering through some of the many which are open to the public.

This opening concert was a good example of what the Aldeburgh Festival does so well - nothing easy or mainstream nor too recherché, but four significant and varied compositions, all originally composed within a ten year period (1939-49), making a coherent and stimulating programme.

Three further victims of a paedophile doctor from Suffolk have received compensation, it has been reported.

The highly-anticipated royal fly-past is set to take place today – and people will be able to see the military aircraft in the skies at various locations in Suffolk and north Essex.

Historic light ship, the LV 18 which appeared in pirate radio movie The Boat That Rocked, is coming to Ipswich.

The masses descended on Thetford Forest last night to watch The Script, with support from Tom Walker, as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live concert series.

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