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It’s the most popular quiz show in the country, screening five times a week throughout most of the year – taking a break only for the Wimbledon fortnight and Christmas. But what’s it like taking part? Last night millions watched PAUL GEATER and his daughter CHARLOTTE walk off with the jackpot. This is how it all happened.

People from Ipswich and across east Suffolk can have their say on how the town should develop over the next 20 years later this month.

Former Ipswich major Roger Fern has formally handed over the money raised during his year of office to the two charities he supported in the town.

Members of the rail union that have called for strike action on Greater Anglia have been labelled Luddites by the Tory MP who chairs the taskforce pressing for improvements on the region’s main line.

All my life, nuclear power has been a part of Suffolk life – and for 50 years it has felt as if it would always be there.

Planners at Ipswich council are being recommended to approve plans to redevelop the former social club site on Rope Walk with 14 new homes.

Businesses and civic leaders in Ipswich are to come together in a bid to tackle crime problems across the town centre.

Hopes of moving all staff out of Babergh and Mid Suffolk council offices in Hadleigh and Needham Market by the start of October have been dashed after they rejected new terms of employment.

Guards employed by Greater Anglia on some of the trains in the region have voted to strike in a row about who shuts the doors on the new trains being introduced by the company in two years time.

Suffolk County Council has failed to appoint a new chief executive after none of the four candidates on the shortlist were felt to be good enough by the authority’s political leaders.

Rail company Greater Anglia has shown off the first work on its new suburban trains which should transform many of its services from 2019.

The rebuilt Broomhill Pool will be heated and have its iconic diving boards restored when it opens its doors to swimmers again in 2020.

Hopes of further electrification of rail lines in East Anglia appear to have been dashed by the government – although a new cross-country route between Ipswich and Oxford is set to go ahead.

The hit television show Storage Hunters is coming to the Corn Exchange in Ipswich next month.

Changes to the Ipswich Buses’ route to the Whitehouse area of the town have angered some passengers after a loop going near the Whitton estate was cut out.

Just 48 hours after limbering up with a gentle jump at the town’s newest trampoline centre, Ipswich mayor Sarah Barber has taken a giant leap out of an aircraft – at 13,000 feet!

Some of the best-known buildings across the region have thrown open their doors to villages as part of the Heritage Open Weekend.

Three people were injured in an accident on the A133 between Colchester and Elmstead Market on Saturday morning.

The local coastguard rescue team from Walton on the Naze were called in to rescue a teenager who had fallen from a cliff and was injured.

Some of Britain’s world-beating companies are to take part in a special innovation conference for Greater Anglia rail staff next week.

Ipswich Transport Museum’s historic 53-year-old double decker will be back on the roads today giving people the chance to see behind the scenes at some of the town’s best-known buildings.

Proposals to bring Suffolk’s police and fire services together under a single administration have been dropped after a £75,000 report said it was not clear there would be any benefits.

One of the most influential figures in the Tory party of the 1970s, Sir Edward Du Cann, has died at the age of 93.

Labour won two by-elections for council seats in Suffolk on Thursday – snatching a seat in Sudbury by a single vote.

Just months after the last section of Travel Ipswich was completed, Suffolk County Council has been given a £5m war chest to carry out more improvements around the town.

Officials from Ipswich council have met market traders to hear their views on what should happen to their stalls while the Cornhill his being rebuilt next year.

Ipswich mayor Sarah Barber showed that she has a real spring in her step when she paid a visit to the newest place to jump around in the town.

Greater Anglia has spent £150,000 upgrading the toilets on its fleet of commuter trains running between Ipswich, Essex and London.

Commuters using Ipswich railway station face long queues to get out of the official station multi-storey car park after its ticket machines broke down.

The strange saga of the Mid Suffolk bus service that was re-routed to take it away from its passengers has provided a bit of amusement – and has made the county council look a bit silly.

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