Five stories you need to read on your lunch break

Blaze in grassland off Ravenswood Avenue in Ipswich Picture: MIKE EAGLE

Blaze in grassland off Ravenswood Avenue in Ipswich Picture: MIKE EAGLE - Credit: MIKE EAGLE

While you dive into your packed lunch-box, crunch away at your crisps, and prepare yourself for the rest of your shift catch up on these stories.

Everything you need to know about the Lunar eclipse Picture: DAVID MURTON/ DARSHAM ASTRONOMICAL SOCI

Everything you need to know about the Lunar eclipse Picture: DAVID MURTON/ DARSHAM ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY - Credit: Archant

Something to excite you

A spectacular scene will fill the Suffolk skies for the first time in several years at the end of this month. Our story tells you everything you need to know about how you can see a lunar eclipse, the planet Mars and an international space station all in one evening.

Fire crews battling a blaze in grassland off Ravenswood Avenue in Ipswich. Picture: DANIEL MITROVIC

Fire crews battling a blaze in grassland off Ravenswood Avenue in Ipswich. Picture: DANIEL MITROVIC - Credit: Archant

Something to shock you

Firefighters tackled a massive blaze near Ravenswood in Ipswich last night and residents of the area took to Twitter to share their videos of the fire.

We have included these videos in our story as well as more information on how many fire crews attended the incident.

Blue the four-year-old Lurcher Picture: RSPCA SUFFOLK EAST AND IPSWICH

Blue the four-year-old Lurcher Picture: RSPCA SUFFOLK EAST AND IPSWICH - Credit: RSPCA Suffolk East and Ipswich

Something to pull on your heartstrings

A gorgeous four-year-old Lurcher crossed Greyhound named Blue has been at the Suffolk RSPCA home longer than any other dog and in that time hasn’t had anyone come to meet him. Staff at the centre are so sad that he is still in their care and are desperate for him to get a new home.

Ipswich train station Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Ipswich train station Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Something to make you laugh


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Money expert, Martin Lewis, praised the cleanliness of Ipswich Railway Station and its toilets this week in a tweet.

New signs have gone up at the former Chimichanga site in Cardinal Park Picture: ARCHANT

New signs have gone up at the former Chimichanga site in Cardinal Park Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: ARCHANT

The savvy saver had been on his way to Stowmarket to film.

Something to make you think

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With the closure of Chimichanga in Ipswich we asked our readers what they would like to replace it.

Tell us what you think by taking part in our poll.

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