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Spoon World Buffet set to open - one of our must-reads of the week

PUBLISHED: 05:00 22 September 2018 | UPDATED: 11:08 22 September 2018

Catch up on these stories. Picture: GREG WILLIAMS

Catch up on these stories. Picture: GREG WILLIAMS


From an exciting announcement at Chantry Park to the opening of a cannabis lounge in Ipswich make sure you are up to date with our articles.

Something to make you hungry

Soon you will be able to experience a dish from all over the world without even leaving Ipswich.

A new buffet restaurant, which will be called The Spoon World Buffet, is set to open at the old Iceland supermarket premises on St Matthew’s street.

It is unclear when the new eatery will open after many delays in 2017.

Something to surprise you

Suffolk’s first ever cannabis lounge opened its doors this week in Eagle Street in Ipswich.

The lounge which is called Green Man Compassion sells a range of cannabis derived products, including oils, pastes and powders containing CBD, a non-psychoactive constituent of cannabis.

Owner Darryl Noe says it’s all legal and above board.

Something to excite you

Suffolk boy Ed Sheeran is returning home to put on two headline gigs.

The singer songwriter will be performing next Summer at Ipswich’s Chantry Park.

The gigs will take place on the August 23 and 24 – a Friday and Saturday night.

Something to make you smile

A family has gained their fifth generation and first boy.

Ezra Andrews entered the world on September 2 at Ipswich Hospital.

The birth went smoothly but was a lot faster than expected, read the story to find out more.

Something new comes to a Suffolk pub

The Boot in Freston no longer accepts cash payments.

The pub is the first in the UK to go cashless so customers must pay by card of phone.

The 1530s pub had been derelict for nine years before new landlord Mike Keen took it on and refurbished it.

Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.

Community leaders in Felixstowe have agreed to spend £68,000 to fund an extra police officer for the town to deal with specific problems.

A police crackdown on drug-dealing in the Tendring district has been announced after a 38% rise in trafficking offences.

The staff at an Ipswich travel firm are celebrating their 30-year-anniversary in Ipswich alongside everyone’s favourite elephant - Elmer.

Have you always dreamed of running your own business from home? This property is perfect for that with its 46ft renovated barn/office space. Take a look inside here.

Police in Essex are looking for help to find 72-year-old Diane Hatherly from West Mersea.

Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey has responded to the news that the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) is to give up control of two Felixstowe Schools.

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