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The newest Monopoly token, a cat, rests on the game board at Hasbro Inc. headquarters, in Pawtucket, R.I., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Voting on Facebook determined that the cat would replace the iron token. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Poll: What was your favourite childhood game? Charity asks people to dust off their Monopoly set for a marathon challenge

What was your favourite game as a child? The NSPCC is urging people across Suffolk to relive the fun they had in their childhood by bringing back the games they played as a way to raise funds.

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The local election campaign in Ipswich has started.

Ipswich: Nominations close for the borough council elections

Nominations have closed for the borough council elections in Ipswich on May 22.

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Police are trying to trace Kevin Okoroh

Norfolk: Police appeal for help to trace Kevin Okoroh

Police in Norfolk are appealing for help from members of the public to trace a 29-year-old man who is wanted, who is known to have connections in Ipswich.

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Thousands of schoolchildren from across Suffolk flock to Trinity Park in Ipswich for the popular School Farm and Country Fair Straight from the horses mouth as children visit the Suffolk Punch Stud display

Gallery: Children reconnect with farming and nature at School Farm and Country Fair

A total of 4,000 children descended on Trinity Park in Ipswich yesterday for the 14th annual School Farm and Country Fair.

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University Campus Suffolk in Ipswich

Ipswich: Appeal for help after woman is inappropriately touched by man outside University Campus Suffolk

Police are appealing for a witness to come forward after a woman was inappropriately touched by a man outside University Campus Suffolk.

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Aerial shot of the proposed solar farm area in Tattingstone. The 43,000 panels will be spread out over 38.43 hectares

Tattingstone: Council quizzed over solar farm decision

An energy firm today quizzed council officials over a decision to reject an application for a controversial solar farm in the Suffolk countryside.

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Viva La Drag's Sheila Simmonds

Ipswich: Glitz, hits and kitsch as Sheila Simmonds and Viva La Drag come to the Regent

“You don’t want to know what I’m doing backstage while the girls are dancing,” laughs Richard Rhodes, aka Sheila Simmonds - Australia’s number one home shopping TV presenter all the way from Wooloomooloo as we discuss pink polyester trouser suits, Diamante flats and Werther’s Originals.

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Antoinette Marie Tagoe, Itoya Osagiede, Ricci McLeod and Sioned Jones in Eastern Angles' Palm Wine and Stout which tours until May 24. Photo: Mike Kwasniak

East Anglia: Playwrite’s voyage of discovery, the story behind Eastern Angles’ Palm Wine and Stout.

There were no tears, no anger, when Segun Lee-French touched down in Nigeria, seeing his father for the first time in 20 years - but there were surprises and, sadly, missed opportunities.

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Indian Mela on Christchurch Park as part of Ipswich's IP Art festival

Bhangra Dance band

Gallery: Summer of music, art and family fun with McBusted, Jessie J, Diversity, 5ive, Union J and Backstreet Boys

Global music stars, the best in new theatre, family events – whatever the great British weather has in store for us, Ipswich is guaranteed to be the hottest place to be this summer.

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The Red Arrows in action at a previous Clacton air show.

Clacton: Red Arrows set to return to Clacton Air Show

The Red Arrows are set to return to the Clacton Air Show this summer.

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The newest Monopoly token, a cat, rests on the game board at Hasbro Inc. headquarters, in Pawtucket, R.I., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Voting on Facebook determined that the cat would replace the iron token. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Poll: What was your favourite childhood game? Charity asks people to dust off their Monopoly set for a marathon challenge

What was your favourite game as a child? The NSPCC is urging people across Suffolk to relive the fun they had in their childhood by bringing back the games they played as a way to raise funds.

Read full story »

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The European Parliament in action - but what's the point of it?

It’s time to get rid of European Parliament once and for all

Now that Easter is behind us, the nation’s politicians are getting down to the important task at hand – campaigning for the European elections.

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Thousands of schoolchildren from across Suffolk flock to Trinity Park in Ipswich for the popular School Farm and Country Fair Straight from the horses mouth as children visit the Suffolk Punch Stud display

Gallery: Children reconnect with farming and nature at School Farm and Country Fair

A total of 4,000 children descended on Trinity Park in Ipswich yesterday for the 14th annual School Farm and Country Fair.

Read full story »

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QPR earned just shy of £40m last season from TV revenue, despite finishing bottom of the Premier League

IPSWICH TOWN: What would constitute success in the Premier League if the Blues were to be promoted?

When Bill McGarry guided Ipswich Town to Division Two promotion in 1968, the Blues dared to dream they could emulate the team of six years earlier and win the top flight title.

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It’s not over until the fat lady sings – Ipswich Town aren’t out of the play-off picture just yet

With less than a fortnight of the Championship season to go, Ipswich Town are one of seven teams that still have a genuine chance of finishing in the final play-off position. STUART WATSON takes a look at how the Blues’ form compares to their rivals.

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Frazer Richardson

Middlesbrough loanee Frazer Richardson wants to earn permanent contract at Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town defender Frazer Richardson believes he has done enough to impress manager Mick McCarthy and turn his loan spell into a permanent move.

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Ipswich Town's players celebrate Paul Green's goal against AFC Bournemouth

IPSWICH TOWN: The rewards for reaching the Premier League would be more valuable than ever.

The dream is very much alive, and there is no better time to win promotion to the Premier League.

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Andre Dozzell battles for possession during the U15 friendly against Tottenham last season.

Ipswich Town under-15s host Tottenham Hotspur counterparts at Portman Road

Ipswich Town’s potential next generation of players will be on show at Portman Road tonight, when the Blues’ under-15s face Tottenham.

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No incidents during the fixture, which took place at Whitton Sports Centre in Ipswich (pictured), were reported to police.

Ipswich: Suffolk FA charge Suffolk Punch FC and fine players after “bundle” in abandoned Taverners cup semi-final

An amateur Ipswich football club has been charged by the Suffolk FA after a cup semi-final was abandoned following an alleged “bundle”.

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Andy Briggs, Friends Life Group Chief Executive, with Olympic Gold Medal medallist and triple world champion, Dani King, (R) and double World Junior Road Race Champion, Lucy Garner, (L) to announce Friends Life's sponsorship of the inaugural Women's Tour, stage three of which sets out from Felixstowe on May 9.

Felixstowe: Resort gears up for arrival of national Women’s Tour race

Two Ipswich sporting heroes will be taking centre stage at an event to help promote and celebrate Felixstowe’s involvement in the first ever Women’s Tour national cycling race.

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Members of the Suffolk Junior Cavalry get ready for their final parade

Gallery: Wickham Market’s junior cavalry sounds last post after proud pageant

A troop of young riders are offering a solemn salute to a tradition that has lasted almost a quarter of a century.

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Teams can still register for Thurston Rugby Club’s Social Sevens

Teams are still able to enter the Thurston RFC Rugby Social Sevens which is taking place at the club on Saturday (April 26).

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