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As the clock ticks down to the Suffolk Show we continue our look back at events gone by, this week shining the spotlight on the year 2000.

This summer is not going to be short of family friendly events happening in and around Suffolk’s county town, but do you remember when the Ipswich Arts Festival took over the Cornhill in 1983?

The Ipswich area is set to host six beer festivals by the end of the year, including at St Peter’s by the Waterfront and further afield in Kesgrave.

The RSPCA is calling on animal lovers to adopt one of these cute animals waiting for their forever home from its centre in Martlesham.

Following the latest round of BMX competitions at Landseer Park in Ipswich this week, we look back to 1984 when racers took to the track on a warm summers day.

Could you open your home to one of these cats and dogs looking for new homes at the Blue Cross centre in Wherstead?

Ipswich Waterfront came alive with bouncy castles, puppet shows, market stalls and a helicopter display in May 1994.

The RSPCA is calling on animal lovers to adopt one of these cute animals waiting for their forever home from its centre in Martlesham.

As Ipswich Town’s underwhelming season comes to a close on Sunday at Nottingham Forest, we take a look back to brighter days as the Blues crushed the Reds 6-0 at Portman Road in March 2005.

In 1987, Ipswich town centre ground to a halt when to welcome The Milk Race - the most prestigious cycling event of its time in the British calendar.

Could you open your home to one of these cats and dogs all looking for new homes?

It’s time to look back at a popular event that is brought up on our Ipswich Remembers Facebook page on a regular basis - the Piggywink Disco.

Pictures from the 1990s show students getting to grips with Kendo at Suffolk College.

It’s national Shakespeare Day! To celebrate, we’ve created a quiz to put your Shakespeare knowledge to the test.

The RSPCA is calling on animal lovers to adopt one of these cute animals waiting for their forever home from its centre in Martlesham.

With only two games left of the season, we take a look back at when the Blues played Rotherham in October 2003.

Come rain or shine, snow or sleet, Christchurch Park in the heart of Ipswich town centre has remained a popular place to relax and unwind or socialise with friends.

These six cats and dogs have all been at the Blue Cross’ Wherstead centre for extended periods of time. Could you offer them a home?

Who doesn’t like seeing pictures of good food? We set that as our challenge to iwitness members, asking them to send us photos of food - or their interpretations of the challenge.

The RSPCA is calling on animal lovers to open their homes and hearts to these lovable creatures at its centre in Martlesham.

Today we turn back the clock to January 30th 2002, when Ipswich Town were last in the Premier League, and taking on this weekend’s opponents, Fulham.

The RSPCA are calling all animal lovers that may be able to open their homes and their hearts to these lovable creatures.

Ipswich’s newest cinema, Empire, has now opened its doors to movie fans in the town’s revamped Buttermarket shopping centre.

Today, we take a look back at when Ipswich Town travelled to this afternoon’s foes Birmingham City for a back-and-forth FA Cup Third Round clash back in January 1982.

Back on this day in 1978, Ipswich Town travelled to London to take on Queens Park Rangers – and were involved in a six-goal thriller.

Handball - it is a sport that has been played in Ipswich for decades, long before the town’s handball club was established.

As we continue to look back in time at previous games Ipswich Town have played against other league opponents, we take a look at when Cardiff City hosted Ipswich in the FA Cup in 1984.

The popularity of the Antiques Roadshow in Suffolk was proven when it visited Ipswich in 1985.

Ipswich Town drew 1-1 with Barnsley this weekend and we take a look back at a classic game between the teams in 2000 – and the biggest-ever between the two sides.

It’s not every day legendary rock bands perform in tiny local venues and intimate shows, but that was exactly what Status Quo did when they visited The Railway pub in Ipswich in 1999.

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