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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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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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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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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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Reporter Matt Stott took on the UK's fittest man aged over 60, who is Great Bealings 62-year-old Mike Watts.

Video/Gallery: CrossFit Open UK champion granddad vs Ipswich Star reporter in tough fitness test

My news editors have asked me to do a few unusual things for the paper over the years – dress up as a nun on a golf course, pose as an elf in the high street and get dive-bombed by an angry mob of seagulls near the office.

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Man arrested on suspicion of assault in after A14 road rage incident

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after an incident of road rage in Ipswich.

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Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, visited Ipswich Hospital with Ben Gummed to congratulate staff on their recent 'Good' rating from the CQC .

Are politicians’ visits anything other than brief photo opps?

As I approach the home straight of my sixth general election campaign, I really should be getting used to being treated like dirt by top politicians and their staff.

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Review: Find a good guide to lead you through the walled city of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Years ago it became one of the most popular tourist destinations. But the shelling of Dubrovnik in 1991 that so horrified the world, for a while, changed all of that, writes Andrea Powell.

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