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WATCH: Experience what it’s like to zip line from Ipswich Hospital

PUBLISHED: 14:39 26 May 2018

Reporter Katy Sandalls after having completed the zip wire Picture: KATY SANDALLS

Reporter Katy Sandalls after having completed the zip wire Picture: KATY SANDALLS

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Follow reporter Katy Sandalls as she descends from the maternity block at Ipswich Hospital.

The Super Hero Charity Zip Line is raising money for departments at the hospital.

The event replaces the annual abseil from the building and was so popular that organisers had to add an extra day so more people could take part.

Nearly £40,000 has been raised so far by those who are set to take part this weekend.

This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.

The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations.

A Colchester woman accused of murdering a rough sleeper, whose badly beaten body was found in a car park, allegedly saw one of her co-defendants bite off the victim’s ear lobe and try to get him to swallow it.

On the day that it has told its staff to expect to take two days unpaid leave a year because it cannot afford their pay rise, Suffolk County Council is starting a search for an extra £150,000 director.

Adriano Guedes, aged 65, of Kessingland, moved to England from Portugal more than 15 years ago and was admitted to hospital in 2014 after having a stroke.

A woman walking her dog along a footpath in Sudbury was confronted by a man who demanded her mobile phone.

Tributes have been paid to the former principal of Chadacre Agricultural College, John Paton Philip MBE, who has died at the age of 92.

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