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PUBLISHED: 07:05 15 August 2018 | UPDATED: 07:05 15 August 2018

The discovery was made in the River Gipping Picture: RACHEL EDGE

The discovery was made in the River Gipping Picture: RACHEL EDGE

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Paul Hurst’s disappointment, a sleepover at Framlingham Castle and Rod Stewart selling off his antiques- here we bring you five must-read stories for this morning.

Trevoh Chalobah misses his penalty in the shoot-out at Exeter Picture PagepixTrevoh Chalobah misses his penalty in the shoot-out at Exeter Picture Pagepix

1 Police expect the post-mortem of a man found dead in the River Gipping to take place in the next 24 hours.

The body was found in the River on Monday near to London Road. His next of kin have been informed.

2 Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst disappointed and worried by his team’s performance after losing on penalties to Exeter City last night.

Night at the Site at Framlingham Castle Picture: JIM HOLDEN/ENGLISH HERITAGE TRUSTNight at the Site at Framlingham Castle Picture: JIM HOLDEN/ENGLISH HERITAGE TRUST

The blue’s manager said he will be ensuring his players are told a few home truths after the loss to the League two side.

3 A special sleepover is being held at Framlingham Castle this weekend.

Guests will be able to gather round a fire and listen to campfire stories and design their own castle.

Homebase Store in Ipswich. Picture: Jessica HillHomebase Store in Ipswich. Picture: Jessica Hill

4 Shoppers in Ipswich have given their reaction to news that DIY retailer Homebase is set to close in the town.

The store on Felixstowe Road in Warren Heath is one of 42 stores at risk.

The collection of Rod Stewart. Picture: Sworders Fine Art AuctioneersThe collection of Rod Stewart. Picture: Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers

5 Singer Rod Stewart will be auctioning off some of his antiques in Essex next month.

Estimates in the collection, which will be sold at Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers in Stansted Mountfitchet, range from £60- £3000.

A man from north Essex has lost his appeal against a drug driving conviction after he was found to be 13 times over the limit.

After suffering from a heart attack ten years ago, Davide Gasparin recalls being struck by a terrible fear that the same thing might happen again.

Train services between Ipswich and Cambridge will be delayed for up to 40 minutes due to a trespassing incident.

An Essex man is due in court in connection with a number of serious offences committed in Chelmsford, Maldon and Shoebury.

While most people tend to think of online offers when they think of Black Friday deals, some independent stores in Ipswich are also getting in on the act this year too.

Heart patients were all aglow and bursting with pride as they were awarded a highly prestigious award.

Get your hands on a Christmas tree from the same company which have suppled 10 Downing Street in previous years.

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