Richard Shortis, right, managing director of Shortis Group, and First Eastern Counties’ staff manager Richard Alger with the old and new buses carrying advertising for the Shortis Group which is celebrating 50 years of trading.

50 years on buses all ‘ad’ up

When Kevin Shortis opened his second car spares store nearly 50 years ago, he booked an advert on the back of a bus.

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Hopkins International Polo at Trinity Park has signed a major sponsorship deal with Ipswich Audi and Ipswich Volkswagen. Pictured are David Canham, left, from Ipswich Audi, and Tim Hargrave, right, from Ipswich Volkswagen, with Angus and Henrietta Craven from Las Marias polo team.

Horsepower launches polo sponsorship

Hopkins International Polo, now in its third year at Trinity Park, has signed a major sponsorship deal with Ipswich Audi and Ipswich Volkswagen as part of a growing commitment from the region’s businesses to this relatively new sports fixture.

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A colourised picture of Will Nicholas and rescued dog Tiny, with four of his Royal Army Medical Corps colleagues

First World War: The medical corps ambualnce driver who adopted a battle weary dog in France

‘Old Contemptible’ William Nicholas must have had an angel at his shoulder. He saw Great War action at Mons, Ypres and the Somme, but survived to help Britain during the Second World War. Steven Russell met his son.

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Teams from Great Finborough and Haughley take part in the historic Race of the Bog Men

Gallery: Great Finborough and Haughley square up in historic Race of the Bog Men challenge

A century-old rivalry between neighbouring villages was revived yesterday as two teams raced across the Suffolk countryside during an Easter tradition dating back to 1897.

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Independent Record Stores day being celebrated in Sudbury. Record Store Day is a international event that celebrates Independent Record Stores and local artists will be celebrating with live music in St Peter's Church. Pictured is Fiona Bevan.

Sudbury: Fiona Bevan plays at church music day

Top singers including Fiona Bevan performed in Sudbury for an event promoting independent music shops.

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