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Malaysian exotic mangrove snake found at Ransomes Europark

Exotic venomous snake found in delivery at Ransomes Europark

Warehouse workers had a shock when an exotic venomous snake unexpectedly slithered out to greet them.

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CCTV issued by Suffolk Constabulary after counterfeit notes used at Norwich Road, Ipswich, supermarket

CCTV issued after counterfeit notes used in Ipswich supermarket

A CCTV appeal has been made by police after counterfeit notes were used five times in an Ipswich supermarket.

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General view of Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court

Stowmarket woman fined after barking dogs breach noise notice

A Suffolk woman who left her dogs to bark so excessively that her neighbours felt like moving out of 
their home has been ordered to 
pay more than £2,000 by 
magistrates.

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Say goodbye to politics as we know it – things just got sexy

The message is clear – young people are rising up to reject a negative politics 
of smear, writes Matt Gaw

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The ambulance service has urged people in Essex and Suffolk to plan ahead to stay safe this bank holiday weekend

Check your medical stocks, remember your allergy medication and dress for the weather, warn ambulance chiefs this weekend as they prepare for a surge in calls.

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The Whitton Maypole, Ipswich

Jail for former landlord of Whitton Maypole pub, David Clarke, 63, after drugs conviction

A former Ipswich pub landlord who was involved in the growing of cannabis twice in three years has been jailed for 12 months despite a judge being told he has cancer.

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Frozen and Avengers come to Ipswich Town Football Club for summer screening

Fans of the animated Disney film Frozen will have the opportunity to experience every song and snow flake with an Open Air Cinema Day at Ipswich Town Football Club this summer.

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Review: La Traviata, by Giuseppe Verdi, Ipswich Regent

Bright and colourful, tragic and moving, the powerful story of Verdi’s La Traviata is stylishly retold by this enjoyable production by Ellen Kent.

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Haverhill Choral Society performed Carmina Burana at Hundon Church

Review: Carmina Burana, Haverhill Choral Society, Hundon Parish Church, April 25

Those who followed the synopsis in the very helpful programme notes will have been left in no doubt the subject matter was very much concerned with the joys of spring and

this was reflected in a very energetic performance under the direction of Jane Wright.

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The King's Singers. Photo: Chris O'Donovan

Ipswich School Festival of Music 2015 line-up revealed

World celebrated ensemble The King’s Singers top the bill of this year’s Ipswich School Festival of Music.

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Review: La Boheme, English Touring Opera, Snape Maltings, April 17

La Boheme is generally thought to be Puccini’s finest score and its continued popularity was evident at a completely full Maltings.

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Exotic venomous snake found in delivery at Ransomes Europark

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Labour will retain control of Ipswich

Ipswich Borough Council - There’s no doubt Labour will win the election battle for control of council chamber

Ipswich might be one of the most marginal constituencies in the country, but there is no question about who will win this year’s local elections in the borough, writes Paul Geater.

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Long Melford v Downham Town. Melford celebrate winning the league.

Gallery: Long Melford win Thurlow Nunn Division One title

History was made at Stoneylands on Saturday when, after a dazzling display, Melford ran out easy 4-0 winners against Downham Town to take the Thurlow Nunn Division One championship.

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Fabian Wilnis

Fabian Wilnis: Team spirit can see Ipswich Town to success

Former Ipswich Town favourite Fabian Wilnis believes the Blues’ team spirit can trump their promotion rivals’ superior ability in the race for the Premier League.

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Joe Royle

Former Ipswich Town boss bemused by ‘cheap’ Jordan Rhodes sale

Former Ipswich Town manager Joe Royle hopes the controversial decision to sell Jordan Rhodes does not destroy the Blues’ play-off dreams at Blackburn Rovers this weekend.

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Portman Road

Ipswich Town web chat – catch up on what was said here

Avoid defeat at Blackburn on Saturday and Ipswich Town will be involved in the Championship play-offs for the first time in a decade.

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Blackburn v Ipswich

Tickets still available for Ipswich Town’s trip to Blackburn

Ipswich Town have sold almost 2,000 tickets so far for Saturday’s crucial away trip to Blackburn Rovers, and there are still some remaining.

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Freddie Sears and Luke Varney celebrate Ipswich Town's win against Nottingham Forest on Saturday. Photo: Sarah Lucy Brown

Monday verdict: Super subs show Ipswich Town have strength in depth as well as strength in spirit

For the best part of an anxious half an hour it seemed as though Ipswich Town were going to do what they have done so often done in the past – force themselves to do things the hard way.

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Defeats for Haverhill duo as Rovers lose to Diss Town and Halstead beat borough

Here we take a look at the Thurlow Nunn fixtures from the weekend.

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Long Melford v Downham Town. Melford celebrate winning the league.

Gallery: Long Melford win Thurlow Nunn Division One title

History was made at Stoneylands on Saturday when, after a dazzling display, Melford ran out easy 4-0 winners against Downham Town to take the Thurlow Nunn Division One championship.

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Darryl Coakley congratulates Michael Brothers after his goal.
Chatham Town v Needham Market (Ryman Division One North) at Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent, UK on 25 April 2015. Picture: Steve Waller

Gallery: Needham Market seal Ryman North title

Classy Needham Market clinched the Ryman Division One North title in style on Saturday with a thumping 5-0 victory over Chatham Town.

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