Suffolk: What were the most read stories of 2012?

TWO regional TV presenters expecting at the same time and Ipswich Town’s first win in 13 matches were among your top reads for the past 12 months.

Looking back at our web figures after a year brimming with news we can tell you your top stories of 2012.

The most popular East Anglian Daily Times news read was a story about BBC Look East presenter Susie Fowler-Watt and ITV Anglia newsreader Becky Jago both due to give birth within a fortnight of one another this autumn.

On December 14 there was the tragic fatality at Asda store in Stoke Park Drive, Ipswich. A man died on the Friday night after his car crashed at the Ipswich superstore and it is thought he took his own life.

In July, Southwold was invaded by music lovers attending the Latitude Festival 2012. Our coverage and photo gallery of the four days of multi-arts entertainment featuring more than 400 acts from the world of music, theatre, comedy, literature, cabaret, poetry, film, dance and fashion, was our third top most-read story of the year.


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The most popular East Anglian Daily Times sport story related to the Birmingham v Ipswich Town match, where Mick McCarthy’s reign in charge of Ipswich Town got off to a perfect start with a 1-0 win at St Andrew’s.

In August former Ipswich Town manager Paul Jewell lifted the lid on a summer of transfer frustration on the eve of his side’s opening game of the season - another top read.

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In November, Town took on Nottingham Forest and an impressive 3-1 win meant they were clear of the Championship relegation zone.

Tell us what your top story of the year was.

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